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Where Are The Evil Empires Among China’s Sports Teams?

December 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Business, Sports, Sports Regime

On March 8, 1983, in Orlando, Florida, former United States President Ronald Reagan gave a speech where he was first recorded to have said the phrase “evil empire”. At that time tensions between the US and the Soviet Union were at an all time high and it seemed that the Cold War would continue well [...]

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The NBA Lockout and What It Means To Chinese Basketball

November 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Basketball

The ongoing NBA lockout has understandably been a massive coup to other basketball leagues around the world, who have invited a number of its currently unpaid players for a spot of moonlighting in a variety of interesting locations. Deron Williams is in Turkey, Tony Parker and Rudy Fernandez are turning up for teams in their [...]

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Unstoppable Guangdong Wins CBA Title

May 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Basketball

Guangdong Southern Tigers (广东宏远) beat Xinjiang Flying Tigers (新疆广汇) 106-95, notching their fifth CBA title in six years by 4-1 in the finals. Xinjiang were ahead 32-23 after the first quarter but Guangdong bounced back to lead 50-48 at the half. The defending champion extended their lead to 10 points in the their quarter by [...]

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