By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Basketball legend Michael Jordan now owns his Chinese name, after China’s highest court sided with him on Dec. 8 following a yearslong legal battle over a trademark dispute. The former NBA star has fought a Chinese sportswear maker since 2012 over the name “Qiaodan,” pronounced “CHEEOW-dan,” the […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As the summer days turn to fall, we look at what’s new in the world of sports.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. Remember when we had an NBA team? I wonder what it’s up to nowadays. Among this month’s subjects, we talk Pac-Man, ping pong, guns, a spelling bee champ, and Long Ding.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Last Monday, June 13, it was announced that Burmese American Rich Cho, 45, will take over as general manager (GM) of the Charlotte Bobcats, only the third GM in its history. Cho replaces Rod Higgins, who was promoted to the position of president of basketball operations. Cho will report […]