Indiana University sits atop the Associated Press Top 25 for the fourth straight week, while a pair of smaller schools with ties to two Hall of Fame National Basketball Association teammates made historic jumps.
The University of Alabama landed college football’s top-rated class of high school players after winning a national championship for the third time in four years and spending almost $1 million on recruiting.
Passing the Apple Inc. store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, where the parade of wannabe iPad 2 owners stretches around the block, prompted thoughts not of technology but sports. In particular, the New York Knicks.
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers was selected to the All-National Basketball Association first team for the 10th time, the most among active players and second in league history behind Karl Malone.
Kobe Bryant entered the top 10 of the National Basketball Association’s career scoring list , passing Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins during the Los Angeles Lakers’ 108-83 win against the Detroit Pistons.