National Basketball Association
Sep 25, 2012 02:32 EDT
Yi Jianlian has secured a one-year deal to return to his old club back home after the Chinese international failed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks in the US.
Sep 25, 2012 01:14 EDT
Seattle city council members voted 6-2 to approve a deal with developer Chris Hansen for a $490 million arena that could house professional basketball and ice hockey teams.
Sep 21, 2012 14:15 EDT
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov helped open the NBA team's new arena on Friday and the Russian billionaire said he expects the relocated club to bring home an NBA crown within three seasons.
Sep 21, 2012 02:20 EDT
Phoenix Suns forward Channing Frye has been diagnosed with an enlarged heart and will be sidelined until at least December, the NBA club announced.
Sep 18, 2012 16:47 EDT
Eleven billionaires added their names Tuesday to the effort by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to donate half their fortunes to charity, bringing the total to 92.
Sep 18, 2012 16:10 EDT
Eleven billionaires added their names Tuesday to the movement led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for rich executives to donate half their fortunes to charity, bringing the total to 92.
Sep 15, 2012 19:37 EDT
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists Sergio Aguero has a chance of featuring against Real Madrid on Tuesday despite the Argentina striker struggling to recover from an ankle problem.
Sep 11, 2012 15:53 EDT
The Seattle City Council has agreed to a deal with investor Christopher Hansen to build a $490 million arena that could host NBA and NHL teams as well as concerts and other events.
Sep 08, 2012 00:11 EDT
Former Indiana Pacers superstar Reggie Miller and coaching great Don Nelson were among those inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
Sep 03, 2012 11:37 EDT
Tycoon and former Russian presidential hopeful Mikhail Prokhorov's auto division announced Monday it was delaying until early 2015 this year's promised launch of the country's first hybrid car.
Aug 31, 2012 18:16 EDT
Maria Sharapova said on Friday that she has broken up with fiance Sasha Vujacic, the former NBA star from Slovenia who is now playing basketball in Turkey.
Aug 29, 2012 05:30 EDT
A group of Chinese academics has said English-language abbreviations which have become part of everyday life in China should be struck from the country's top dictionary.
Aug 27, 2012 02:57 EDT
Tennis Australia said Monday it was confident players would not boycott the Australian Open over a prize money disagreement, but it was taking the threat seriously.
Aug 26, 2012 22:06 EDT
ATP Tour players are considering a boycott of next January's Australian Open in a bid to gain a higher percentage of Grand Slam event revenues for themselves, the Sunday Times of London reported.
Aug 24, 2012 20:29 EDT
Fans mobbed American basketball star Jeremy Lin as he celebrated his birthday with his family in Hong Kong.
Aug 22, 2012 23:22 EDT
President Barack Obama at a fundraising event with Michael Jordan likened his re-election campaign to a basketball game in which one's opponents use gamesmanship, but fail to triumph regardless.
Aug 22, 2012 22:45 EDT
Republicans found themselves in a political quagmire, with President Barack Obama's allies casting them as out of step on women's rights over a congressman's comments about "legitimate rape."
Aug 22, 2012 20:00 EDT
Fred Karger is working on plans to boycott the Orlando Magic NBA basketball team over an anti-gay marriage donation. Former GOP presidential candidate Fred Karger is headed to Florida to attend the Republican convention and set in motion plans to boycott the Orlando Magic NBA basketball team over anti-gay marriage donations made by its owners. Earlier this month, Karger announced a boycott against Amway and the Orlando Magic over a donation give by its president in support of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), the nation's most vociferous opponent of gay marriage. Doug DeVos in 2009 gave $500,000 to the National Organization for Marriage Education Fund through his Douglas & Maria DeVos Foundation. And Richard DeVos, Doug DeVos' father, gave $100,000 in 2008 to the campaign to approve Amendment 2, Florida's constitutional amendment which defines marriage as a heterosexual union. The Orlando Magic is owned by RDV Sports, Inc., a Michigan-based corporation set up by the DeVos f
Aug 21, 2012 19:25 EDT
Chris Paul, the NBA All-Star point guard who helped the United States win basketball gold at the London Olympics, had successful surgery on his injured right thumb Tuesday, the Los Angeles Clippers said.
Aug 21, 2012 18:44 EDT
Barack Obama and legendary NBA star Michael Jordan will team up in New York on Wednesday for a basketball-themed fundraiser expected to raise $2 million for the president's re-election campaign.