Matt SmithImagine a dry pit instead of the bayYao Ming isn't merely the tallest player in the NBA. In a commercial he filmed in San Francisco on Thursday along the Bay, the Houston Rocket's center proved he's superhuman in other ways, too. Like a Hollywood star, Yao stood over the Bay where the c ... More >>
Alone at the topLast night, the Golden State Warriors dispatched Minnesota, 116-107. This year, any victory for the Warriors is cause for celebration; the team is struggling to win 30 percent of its games. But this one was special: It was victory No. 1,333 for coach Don Nelson -- the league's all ... More >>
Happier times. Faster, too. Bridge! Bridge! More Bridge! Troubled bridge over water! Didja hear about the bridge? Sigh. Take a news quiz. 1. The city of San Francisco agreed to cough up $250,000 regarding a lawsuit stemming from a 2005 spill in which perhaps 54,000 gallons of what was leaked into ... More >>
foodnut.com/FlickrThe Tower: Addictive fried potatoes.An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review. What would Yao eat? That's Yao Ming, the hella lanky Houston Rockets center, who dribbles chili oil and black vinegar on northern Chinese dishes like fennel dumplings and meat panc ... More >>
He can defend and fly with the best of them. But can the rookie straight out of high school stick in the NBA?
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