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Twenty things to know about Dwight Gooden's 20th win at age 20 on this date in 1985
Dwight Gooden made baseball history 30 years ago Tuesday, becoming the youngest major league pitcher to win 20 games in a season. Gooden and the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 9-3 at Shea Stadium on Aug. 25, 1985, improving the right-hander's record to 20-3 at the age of 20 years, nine
American Airlines hopes NBA finals provide lift
DALLAS -- American Airlines has the home-court advantage throughout the NBA finals. After all, the company's name adorns the arenas for both the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat . It's believed to be the first time the same company's name has been attached to both stadiums in a major pro sports
Are You Ethical? The Truth Isn't Exactly Clear
Ever keep the change when you're undercharged but only because the prices were outrageous? Ever grab pens, pads and reams of paper from the office supply closet but only because your boss shafted you on that raise? Now ask yourself: Are you ethical and honest? In recent weeks, the subject of
Supreme Court Hears Fishy Tale
Sometimes, the Supreme Court hears cases of monumental constitutional import. Other times, it hears fish tales. On Wednesday, it was a case about a Florida fisherman who, in 2007, got caught at sea with some red grouper that measured smaller than commercial fishing regulations allow....
Gay Marriage and 6 Other Big Issues on Supreme Court Agenda
Hovering over the Supreme Court ’s 2014 docket of interesting cases is the blockbuster issue of gay marriage . The justices will meet behind closed doors today to discuss whether to hear one or more cases challenging marriage bans in five states. “This set of issues is the greatest civil rights
How Impact Investing Can Earn Returns, Peace of Mind
As the bull market roared in the 1990s and fortunes were made (and lost in the tech-stock crash of 2000), there came into vogue among some investors a practice known as socially responsible investing, or SRI. This type of investing had been around for decades. In the late '90s, it became known as
Dennis Kozlowski's Life After Prison
How closely will the after-prison life of Dennis Kozlowski , former CEO of Tyco International, follow that of other famous white-collar criminals, including Michael Milken, Conrad Black, Joseph Nacchio and Martha Stewart? Kozlowski, now on parole, will officially be released from prison January 17,
Head Start Gets $10M to Stay Open From Texas Billionaires
Head Start Receives $10 Million Donation to Stay Open During Government Shutdown
Big Banks Pushing Up Gas, Energy Prices?
Morning Business Memo: Is financial speculation in commodities by big banks pushing up the price you pay for gas and electricity? America’s biggest bank, JP Morgan Chase, has been accused of manipulating electricity prices in California and the Midwest. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ...