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2010-02-02 09:30:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- McDonald's confirmed today NBA All-Star Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic has renewed a multi-year agreement with the company, extending a relationship that dates back to 2008.

2009-10-23 06:52:00

MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Star/Author and CEO of Christie Sports Management Athletes Training Firm Doug Christie will be inducted into Pepperdine University Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 25, 2009, at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, Calif.

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2009-10-02 12:53:23

Professional golfer Tiger Woods has become the first athlete ever to reach the $1 billion mark in career earnings, Forbes Magazine reported. The periodical said Woods cracked the plateau by winning the $10 million bonus at last week's PGA Tour Championship at Atlanta. Woods, 33, has been the world's highest-paid athlete since 2002, despite the loss of his endorsement package for General Motors' Buick division. He makes $3 million in appearances fees outside the united States. Forbes estimated...

2009-09-15 17:42:17

Golden State forward Stephen Jackson has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for public statements detrimental to the league. Jackson told the media on Aug, 28 he would like to be traded to Cleveland, New York or one of the teams in Texas.

2009-09-11 23:02:43

Five-time MVP Michael Jordan headed a list of superstars inducted Friday into the Basketball Hall of Fame. David Robinson, John Stockton, Jerry Sloan and Vivian Stringer joined Jordan in receiving their sport's top honor. The game of basketball has been everything to me, Jordan said at the induction banquet.

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2009-09-10 11:59:11

The Minnesota Timberwolves have picked up veteran guard Antonio Daniels and a future second-round draft pick from the New Orleans Hornets. Minnesota gave up forward Darius Songaila and guard Bobby Brown. Daniels, 34, split time with the Hornets and Washington Wizards last season.

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2009-09-09 13:15:50

Guard C.J.

2009-08-29 15:02:00

The NBA has suspended Phoenix Suns guard Jason Richardson for two games without pay after his guilty plea to driving under the influence. The DUI violated Arizona state law. His guilty plea followed an arrest for DUI last December, nine days after he was acquired from the Charlotte Bobcats. The Arizona Republic said the 6-foot-6 inch Richardson had been suspended by the Suns for a game without pay on Feb.

2009-08-28 18:55:53

The NBA suspended Denver Nuggets guard J.R.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.