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2014-01-03 12:23:05

HONG KONG, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 1, New York's Times Square welcomed Peak, the first Chinese sportswear brand to establish its presence. In line with its vision of creating an international brand, Peak unveiled its new advertisement featuring Tony Parker and Shane Battier dressed in traditional Chinese clothing sending their New Year's greetings. The advertisement will greet the thousands of New Yorkers and tourists from around the world who pass through Times Square...

2013-07-19 12:24:20

Seventh Annual Korbel California Champagne Spray-Off Contest Challenges 35 Celebrity Legends and Icons to Face-off for Charity LAKE TAHOE, Nev., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the ultimate celebrity face-off - the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship - players dropped their clubs to show off their celebratory skills in the seventh-annual "Korbel Celebrity Spray-Off," held July 18(th). This year's winner, Shane Battier, hit it out of the park with the greatest cork...

2012-03-13 10:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the McDonald's All American® Games and Morgan Wootten, Hall of Fame coach and selection committee chair, named Shabazz Muhammad and Breanna Stewart winners of the 2012 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award for their accomplishments on and off the court. Muhammad, the 6-6, 215 lb. prep star from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nev. became the 16th winner of the annual male Morgan Wootten Award. Previous winners...

2009-07-17 02:01:00

LAKE TAHOE, Nev., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- During the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship -- often referred to as the Super Bowl of celebrity events, many players took the opportunity to show off their locker-room celebratory skills in the second annual "Korbel Celebrity Spray-Off." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090717/SF48003-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090717/SF48003-b) Participating players included winner Tony Romo, runner-up Jerry Rice,...

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2009-04-29 12:57:22

The NBA has fined three coaches $25,000 each for publicly criticizing referees during the NBA playoffs. The coaches -- Houston's Rick Adelman, Portland's Nate McMillan and Boston's Doc Rivers -- were fined for comments made after their respective games. They were handed down by Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations. I don' think there was anything that was disrespectful, McMillan told the Portland Oregonian about his comments on what he felt was...

2009-03-30 17:26:00

H-O-R-S-E, Five-on-Five, Food, DJ Components of Once-In-A-Lifetime Day for Local Family HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Nervous energy was running high today as Lisa English stepped onto the newly painted home-court - her driveway in Stafford - as winner of the inaugural Direct Energy Driveway Challenge with the Houston Rockets. But the nerves were well worth it for the mother of three as she was joined by her daughter Tia, sons, Timothy and Trevon, her husband, Vernon, and nearly 100...

2009-01-30 13:31:00

Rockets and Direct Energy Team Up on Sweepstakes to Send Shane Battier and Carl Landry to Houston Home to Shoot Hoops HOUSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Rockets are tapping into Houston-area fans to find a home for the inaugural Direct Energy Driveway Challenge. The Challenge gives one lucky fan, along with friends and family, the opportunity to shoot hoops with Rockets players Shane Battier and Carl Landry. Working with Direct Energy, the official electricity provider to the...

2008-12-31 21:54:15

Rafer Alston made three of Houston's seven free throws over the final 37 seconds Wednesday, allowing the Rockets to fight off Milwaukee 85-81. Houston saw a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter dwindle to just one before the Rockets came through at the line. Yao Ming led Houston with 22 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Rockets to their second win in three games. Ron Artest added 15 points and had two of the late foul shots. Michael Redd scored 20 for the Bucks and Richard Jefferson had 16....

2008-06-13 18:00:20

Katherine Heigl won't be chewing her manicure at this year's Emmy ceremony: She says she didn't seek a nomination because "Grey's Anatomy" failed to deliver the goods for an award-worthy performance. Heigl, who was honored as best supporting actress in a drama last year for the ABC series, did not put her name in consideration for a bid, a spokeswoman for the actress said this week . "I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination and in an effort to...

2006-09-01 09:08:46

By Steve Keating SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - The United States arrived at the world basketball championships sporting a new look, a new attitude and a new game plan. They were determined to win the gold medal and reclaim their status as the sport's super power. Instead, the country that gave the world the Dream Team endured another rude awakening in a shock 101-95 semi-final loss to Greece on Friday, providing another blow to America's battered sporting ego. Earlier this year,...