Topic: National Basketball Association
American Tom Prichard founded Sudan Sunrise to promote religious harmony and build schools in the new nation of South Sudan.
12/27/2011 11:03 am
NBA regular season finally arrives with five games on Christmas Day. But TV and technology are changing league revenues and how America will see the NBA regular season.
12/24/2011 11:15 pm
Air Jordans went on sale Friday and police were called out to control 'shop mobs' across the US – some using pepper spray to subdue crowds. Critics say Nike deliberately limited production in order to create a frenzy.
12/23/2011 12:53 pm
Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.
12/22/2011 08:35 am
The Angels signed superstar Albert Pujols last week for a record-breaking $250 million. And now the Clippers have just signed dynamic point guard Chris Paul. Repeat: The Los Angeles Clippers.
12/15/2011 09:00 pm
Chris Paul, the coveted free agent point guard, could turn the lowly Clippers into a serious NBA contender. The addition of Chris Paul to the team is attracting other marquee players.
12/15/2011 02:32 pm
The NBA rejected a trade to send superstar Chris Paul from small-market New Orleans to the Los Angeles Lakers. In doing so, the league apparently made some small-market owners happy.
12/09/2011 06:59 pm
Albert Pujols, one of the best players in baseball, is deciding between $200 million deals from the Maimi Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals, his current team. What can each provide Pujols–during his playing days and beyond?
12/07/2011 06:03 pm
Last week, tech companies such as Google and Yahoo spoke out against SOPA and PIPA, two bills aimed at cracking down on online copyright infringement in a way that some call overbearing. Now, with newspapers running more pieces critical of the legislation, the opposition could intensify.
12/01/2011 08:55 am
The tentative labor deal between NBA players and owners sought to address the financial disparities between small-market and big-market teams. Some of those issues remain unresolved.
11/28/2011 08:46 pm