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All-Star Saturday: Ross prevails in dunk contest

All-Star Saturday: Ross prevails in dunk contest

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 16, 2013
HOUSTON (AP) -- The trio of Miami's Chris Bosh, WNBA star Swin Cash and Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins won the Shooting Stars competition that kicked off All-Star Saturday night in Houston.
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  • Behind-The-Scenes Of Nike’s NBA All-Star “Area 72”³ Exhibit

    Behind-The-Scenes Of Nike’s NBA All-Star “Area 72”³ Exhibit

    dimemag.com Feb 16, 2013
    The city of Houston is known for being connected to space exploration. There’s the mission control center, as well as the Comets, Rockets and Astros. It’s part of the culture here, just as the Raygun character speaks to Nike‘s heritage. The two conv
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  • Yao Ming gets key to the city, more All-Star events

    Yao Ming gets key to the city, more All-Star events

    chron.com Feb 16, 2013
    Former Rockets star Yao Ming was honored with the key to city of Houston. Bun B and Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson got fans pumped for All Star weekend at the Galleria on Friday night. Houston Rocket-turned-philanthropist Jeremy Lin launched the Jer…
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  • Jim Crane says Astros not running ‘away with a sack of cash;’ p…

    Jim Crane says Astros not running ‘away with a sack of cash;’ playing golf with President Obama

    chron.com MLB.com Feb 16, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Two hours after arriving at Osceola County Stadium via a helicopter, owner Jim Crane backed up a statement made last week to the Houston Chronicle, when he said the Astros lost money the last five years. Crane said he examined “five
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  • Astros’ Pena, Ankiel fire away before first official workout

    Astros’ Pena, Ankiel fire away before first official workout

    chron.com Feb 16, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Carlos Pena’s been waiting. The Astros’ expected first-ever designated hitter has been in and out of Osceola County Stadium since Jan. 14, preparing for spring training while biding time until his new team arrived. Joined by owner
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  • Astros’ Greene gets chance he’s long waited for

    Astros’ Greene gets chance he’s long waited for

    chron.com Feb 16, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — This won’t be Tyler Greene’s only shot to prove he’s a legitimate everyday major league shortstop. But it’ll likely be his best. Less than two weeks ago, Greene was an afterthought on the Astros’ 2013 roster. He was Jed Lowri
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  • Clayton: What to look for in NFL combine

    Feb 16
    Will a QB class considered lackluster be able to change that perception at the NFL combine?