Manhattan College men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello has been put on leave after a background check by prospective employer South Florida turned up questions about whether he lied about having a college degree.
Defending champion University of Louisville erased a three-point deficit in the final 3 1/2 minutes to beat Manhattan College on the first full day of the men’s college basketball tournament as Harvard and North Dakota State pulled off the biggest upsets.
The probe of Libor manipulation is proving to be the tip of the iceberg as inquiries into assets from derivatives to foreign exchange show that if there’s a chance to rig benchmark rates in world markets, someone is usually willing to try.
Leon Lin was ecstatic when he found out he’d be leaving home in southern China to study at the University of Connecticut. As the Chinese agent whom his parents paid $5,000 to help him get into the school told him, the university’s flagship campus at Storrs was a highly ranked institution, with 25,000 students and ready access to Boston and New York City. And eventually Lin would return home with the status and career advantage of a U.S. degree.