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  1. The Long View - Friday 8-29-14 - Emily Austen TWEETSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Celtics

    ... was near and it had been many years since the Lakers were fun to watch. We were at the Beijing Film Studios, where Yao Ming, the starting center for the Houston Rockets, was shooting a television commercial for China Unicom, a telecommunications ...

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  2. Court rejects Yao Ming's dissent of jurisdictionRead the original story

    Yesterday | China Daily

    Beijing has rejected the jurisdictional objection raised by former NBA star Yao Ming in a lawsuit filed against him for deceptive advertising, the China Youth Daily reported.

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  3. Yao leading charge to stop illegal ivory tradingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | NBA.com

    Three years after his official retirement as a player in the NBA and for the Chinese national team, international star Yao Ming is still handing out assists on the world stage.

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  4. Yao Ming says Youth Olympic Games not about resultsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Xinhuanet

    Yao passionately believes that the Youth Olympic Games must promote interaction between athletes, respect of the competition, each other and themselves - and teach youngsters how to reject drugs.

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  5. Video: Man's Privates Gets Exposed For the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | International Business Times

    ... online may bring them to tears of laughter. Men dump buckets of ice water and plastic balls onto former NBA player Yao Ming as Yao takes part in the ALS ice bucket challenge in Beijing August 23, 2014. The Ice Bucket Challenge is aimed at raising ...

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  6. Stephon Marbury, former Knicks/Nets guard, will star as himself in a Chinese playRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | NJ.com

    ... ses on 'Sino-US relations.'" There's more: Marbury will only appear occasionally and guests like former NBA players Yao Ming and Wang Zhizhi will show up on stage.

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  7. Yao Ming joins social media battle against ALSRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | China Daily

    ... disorder that is often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease. [Photo by Yan Tong/for China Daily] Former NBA star Yao Ming announced on Tuesday that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money and improve awareness of the fight ...

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  8. Tide turns for shark fin in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Bangkok Post

    ... dish from official banquets, and a national anti-shark-fin advertising drive backed by former NBA basketball player Yao Ming and other celebrities. Environmental and animal rights groups have campaigned for decades against consumption of shark fin, ...

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  9. Marbury to play himself onstage in Chinese playRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | CBS Sports

    ... According to the production's official website , the show will have a different guest star each night, including Yao Ming and former NBA journeyman Wang Zhizhi. Yao Ming and Wang Zhizhi! This sounds delightfully weird. While this will likely draw ...

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  10. Jeremy Lin revenge fear freaks out the Lin Only Haters: Future...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | CultureMap

    ... role in making the Rockets one of the most popular NBA teams in the world. This argument from Rockets backers that Yao Ming actually deserves almost all the credit for that just doesn't hold up under examination. Now Lin's playing for a franchise ...

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  11. New York: Napa Valley wines may make shift toward Chinese palateRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Asia News Network

    ... and Winery, for $20 million in the last six weeks; it was the company's second winery purchase. Former NBA player Yao Ming also bought a vineyard in Napa Valley in 2011 and started Yao Family Wines. Recently, a cooperative of wineries in southwest ...

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  12. DaVonte Lacy visits Shanghai, gets best picture everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Coug Center

    ... six assists. They'll play their final game Saturday against the Shanghai Sharks, which are owned by former NBA star Yao Ming.

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  13. Enter the dragon - the wax dragonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | China Daily

    ... Death. Lee is not the first Chinese celebrity to make an appearance at Madame Tussauds New York - former NBA star Yao Ming is part of the museum's permanent collection and martial arts movie star Jackie Chan was recently featured in a temporary ...

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  14. Former Rocket Yao joins push against ivory salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Houston Chronicle

    Yao Ming, a Wild Aid ambassador and retired NBA star, looks at the carcass of an elephant in Samburu, Kenya, southeast of the capital Nairobi.

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  15. Yao Ming joins fight against elephant slaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | SFGate

    Basketball giant Yao Ming visited Africa to see first hand the plight of elephants and Rhinos killed every day for their ivory.

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  16. Former Rocket's star leads global effort to end elephant slaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Chron

    ... each year for their tusks, experts warn the population cannot survive unless something changes. Basketball giant Yao Ming visited Africa to see first hand the plight of elephants and Rhinos killed every day for their ivory. Basketball giant Yao Ming ...

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  17. Jeremy Lin an All-Star? It Could HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Lake Show Life

    ... voice in the makeup of the NBA All-Star team just by virtue of its residents: a billion strong. In 2011, an injured Yao Ming was voted in as a starter in the All-Star game even though his season was over. Thank you China. Kobe Bryant was voted in as ...

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  18. Tracy McGrady's Legacy, The Mavericks, and One Game 7 SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Smoking Cuban

    ... the Rockets, winning by a final score of 116-76 - the largest margin of victory in Game 7 history. In that game, Yao Ming was the star for the Rockets, putting up 33 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks. Other than him, though, there wasn't much ...

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  19. Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaignRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | South China Morning Post

    Two-thirds of respondents cited awareness campaigns, such as that helmed by former NBA star Yao Ming, as the reason for ending their shark fin consumption.

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    Wednesday Aug 6 | The Daily Beast

    ... l commitment to enforce anything," Thornton says. Thornton says pressure is building, even inside China, for a ban. Yao Ming, the former NBA star who's an icon there, has

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