The NBA playoffs are well underway. It started with 16 teams, trying to stay in the game over a two-month stretch to earn the title 'NBA Champions.' However, there are a handful of teams that have established themselves as the cream of the pro-basketball crop, having won multiple NBA titles since 1947.
NBA playoffs: The Boston Celtics hold a 2-0 series lead as they face the New York Knicks tonight at Madison Square Garden in Game 3 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff series.
GE earnings to get plenty of scrutiny after Japan nuclear fallout, tax stories. Dozens of high-profile companies will report earnings Thursday.
Basketball star Kobe Bryant has been fined $100,000 for yelling a homophobic slur at a referee. Some observers say it points to a persistent and deep homophobia in pro sports. Others say too much is being made of a single incident.
In Monday's NCAA basketball championship game, the Butler University Bulldogs, with shooting that would make "abysmal" seem charitable, were sent to the doghouse by a more aggressive and athletic University of Connecticut Huskies, 53-41.
Both Notre Dame and Texas A&M, number-two seeds in their respective regions, upset top seeds Connecticut and Stanford on Sunday night to advance to the women's NCAA national championship game.
David Sokol, an executive in the Warren Buffett firm, Berkshire Hathaway, gained $3 million when the company bought a chemical firm in which he held stock. Some Wall Street experts suggest the federal government should investigate Sokol's stock trading.
Reaching this point in the NCAA tournament represents a major achievement in careers that began modestly, even for Coach K.
Detroit has lost one-fourth of its population since 2000. Mayor Dave Bing will fight the US Census Bureau's numbers, which are important in determining federal and state aid. Meanwhile, the city is working to attract new residents by concentrating services in recovering neighborhoods.