Syracuse University expects a college basketball on-campus record 35,446 people to attend the school’s first conference basketball game against Duke tomorrow, as the Orange attempt to open a season 21-0 for the first time.
College basketball and sports television mark a colorful milestone today: 30 years of coaches wearing Hawaiian shirts at a tournament in a tiny gym that helped turn ESPN into a 24-hour ratings and revenue machine.
Syracuse University’s Jim Boeheim became the third men’s coach in Division I college basketball history with 900 wins as the third-ranked Orange held on for a 72-68 home victory against the University of Detroit.
Morgan Stanley reached a settlement with MBIA Inc. over credit-default swaps that led to billions of dollars of losses for the bank, agreeing to terminate the contracts and drop a challenge to the insurer’s restructuring.
Madison Square Garden will welcome the New York Knicks tonight into an arena with premium seating suspended from the roof, a pair of 600-square-foot video screens at the entrance and 18 fully renovated luxury suites, the results of a $1 billion makeover.