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    1. March 1, 2015

      Tactic of losing games can be winning strategy in US basketball

      ...in the upcoming draft. “Tanking”, as this practice is known, seems to have become most widespread in the National Basketball Association, despite pledges from league officials to crack down on the behaviour. Because teams play only five players...Aaron Stanley

    2. February 27, 2015

      Leading New Yorkers are losing their cool

      ...papers lately and see that just about the biggest yo-yo in the Big Apple (apart from the dimwit who owns the New York Knicks basketball team) is the man who led the city through those dark days, Rudolph Giuliani, the former mayor. At a Republican Party function...Gary Silverman

    3. February 26, 2015

      Nets suitors seek clarity before jumping

      ...Prokhorov, who became the first foreign owner of a National Basketball Association team in 2010, hired Evercore Partners last month...NBA chief sees buoyant sports rights January 2015: National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver gives his outlook for...James Fontanella-Khan in New York, Roger Blitz and Arash Massoudi in London, and Courtney Weaver in Moscow

    1. February 20, 2015

      Ex-Chesapeake Energy chief Aubrey McClendon in legal fight

      ...is a cousin of his wife. They are seated in the Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the Oklahoma City Thunder, a National Basketball Association franchise part-owned by Mr McClendon — which was moved from Seattle to Oklahoma City in 2008 in acrimonious...Ed Crooks

    2. February 19, 2015

      Chesapeake finds its fortunes remain entangled with McClendon

      ...It also allowed him to keep using the Founders’ Lounge at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team, which the company had sponsored. It included full payment of a previously offered incentive award, which meant Chesapeake...Ed Crooks in New York

    3. February 16, 2015

      Tommy Hilfiger — New York Fashion Week AW15 show report

      ...face. Never one to shirk away from thematic commitment, the references were explicit: traditional college sweatshirts and basketball jackets were refashioned in faux fur; cardigans had whip-stitch details to suggest the craft of the baseball mitt; lace...Jo Ellison

    4. February 15, 2015

      Basketball’s Dean Smith made an impact on lives beyond the court

      ...weekend aged 83, about politics not basketball. It was a presidential election year...once bitter rival coaches and the basketball player who inhabits the White House...whom Smith inculcated the notion that basketball was a team game. He remains the only...Jurek Martin

    5. February 13, 2015

      TV sports rights: Show them the money

      ...The four big US sports, American football, baseball, basketball and ice hockey — have all recently secured hefty increases...broadcasters. The most recent deal was struck by the National Basketball Association, which will nearly triple its annual television...Henry Mance, Matthew Garrahan, Roger Blitz

    6. February 10, 2015

      Dalian Wanda buys Sepp Blatter nephew’s sports rights agency

      ...contract for the country’s professional basketball league. Last month Chinese internet...digitally distribute all US National Basketball Association games in China. Infront...term relationship with the Chinese Basketball Association, helping with the league...Joseph Cotterill, Arash Massoudi and Roger Blitz

    7. MBA blog

      February 9, 2015

      Time out

      ...chilly, damp Lucknow weather to ensure their name featured somewhere on the gold tally. Be it football, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball, snooker or chess, there was no love lost on the field. Old rivalries were revived, new friendships were...Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

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