Topic: National Basketball Association
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.
04/14/2011 08:18 pm
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.
04/05/2011 10:31 am
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.
04/04/2011 01:00 pm
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.
03/31/2011 05:54 pm
US Trade Representative Ron Kirk discussed the importance of trade in today's economy, reports that he will be named Commerce Secretary, and whether growth of China's trade with Latin America is a threat at a March 10 Monitor lunch.
03/28/2011 03:01 pm
Reaching this point in the NCAA tournament represents a major achievement in careers that began modestly, even for Coach K.
03/24/2011 11:49 am
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.
03/23/2011 06:27 pm
The search engine has evolved into something much broader, and it's hard to say exactly what kind of company it is anymore.
03/23/2011 12:18 pm
An after-school program in Chester, Pa., gives at-risk teenagers a music education – and much more
03/14/2011 12:08 pm
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