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Stephen Curry heads to China for second Under Armour tour

Stephen Curry, the NBA's Most Valuable Player, is heading to Asia for his second summer tour on behalf of Under Armour. Curry will arrive in Shenyang, China, on Friday, with Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank, and make appearances there and at stops over five days in Guangzou, Hong Kong and...

  • Women's pro leagues like the WNBA and NWSL seek post-Olympics bounce, but it's no slam dunk

    Women's pro leagues like the WNBA and NWSL seek post-Olympics bounce, but it's no slam dunk

    Of the 558 American athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a record 294 were women. Among the most dominant were the 12 women basketball players who on Saturday won an unprecedented sixth consecutive gold medal for the U.S. in the sport. Another high-profile group: the 18 players on the...

  • Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

    Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media, technology and data companies. The fund, known as Bryant Stibel, is being co-managed by investor Jeff Stibel. The two met through mutual friends, Stibel said....

  • NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

    The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. New Orleans, announced Friday as the new location of the game, replaces...

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