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Yao Ming's retirement could dull Chinese interest

BEIJING - Yao Ming's expected retirement could diminish...going to be a while until we see another Yao Ming."Yahoo! Sports first reported that...of the 2008 Beijing Olympics."It is Yao Ming who makes the kids in China like basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-07-11/yao-mings-retirement-could-du
Yao Ming ready for NBA debut

INDIANAPOLIS -- Yao Ming jogged onto the court in a gray Houston Rockets sweatsuit Wednesday morning, trying to work out the jitters leading up to his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/31/nba_361554.shtml
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Yao's injury does not hurt his influence

On the day Yao Ming was lost for the season, the headline...the Dragon ATR Elite II and the Hexride Yao Ming Olympic, that are being marketed for...won't be a part of Olympic programming. "Yao Ming is a loss for sure, but it's not going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/12/nba_190741.shtml
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LeBron James says facing Heat 'really not a storyline'

...contract with the team in September.Beasley plans to sign with a team in China owned by former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming. THUNDER: Rookie forward Mitch McGary has a broken bone in his left foot and is expected to miss about six weeks.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-09/lebron-james-says-facing-heat
NBA launches Chinese-language Web site

...follow the exploits of favorite son Yao Ming, as well as the Chicago "Male Cows...driven in major ways right now by Yao Ming," said Michael Denzel, the league's...to us without Chinese players like Yao Ming," said Fei Fusheng, a member of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/16/nba_364656.shtml
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Rockets free to draft Yao

...quest to select 7-foot-5 center Yao Ming with the top pick in the NBA draft...Wednesday morning. "They will select Yao Ming as the No. 1 pick of the draft...obviously sacrificing a lot in letting Yao Ming play in the NBA." Rockets legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/27/nba_346535.shtml
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Yao sues Coca-Cola China over picture on bottles

BEIJING -- Basketball star Yao Ming is suing Coca-Cola's Chinese subsidiary in an effort to stop...said Monday. "The only purpose of this lawsuit is to protect Yao Ming's legal rights, his rights of image and name in particular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/27/bus_373721.shtml
Business
Asian group demands apology, more NBA diversity

...made about Houston Rockets rookie Yao Ming. Raymond Wong of Houston spoke outside...the Lakers' center saying, "Tell Yao Ming, 'ching-chong-yang-wah-ah-soh...Yao's position. "We do not blame Yao Ming," Tsang-Kao said. "He has shown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/18/nba_365126.shtml
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Wants opinions on O'Neal's racial slur

...regarding a comment he made about Houston center, Yao Ming. He said, "Tell Yao Ming, 'ching-chong-yang-wah-ah-so."' He...he used a mock Chinese accent while talking about Yao Ming. Isn't this the same situation that happened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/21/let_365768.shtml
Letters
Yao's health major concern to Chinese

...ready to think about them. Not so soon after the injury to Yao Ming, which could ruin the host country's hopes of showing...said through a translator. "But I'm really hoping that Yao Ming can get better before the Olympics and participate in that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/02/nba_189473.shtml
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