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Jeremy Lin and the political economy of superstars
Why does the public accept sky-high salaries for sports superstars, but not for superstars of business and finance?
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 12:14 GMT
Lakers beat Celtics for NBA title
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol star as Los Angeles claim second straight basketball crown.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2010 10:11 GMT
Kobe takes the Lakers to NBA finals
The LA Lakers beat Phoenix Suns to face Boston Celtics in basketball showpiece.
Last updated: 30 May 2010 11:03 GMT
Artest becomes a Laker
Houston forward joins his dream team in three-year deal.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2009 01:15 GMT
Lakers level series with Rockets
Los Angeles down Houston in a bruising encounter to win 111-98 to tie the series 1-1.
Last updated: 07 May 2009 08:26 GMT
The Sacramento Kings player suspended after domestic violence charges.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2007 11:37 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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