News Conference

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Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, Staff

Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.


Patrice Tierney and her husband Rep. John Tierney.

Tierney Addresses Family Gambling Accusations

Rep. John Tierney said his two brothers-in-law were attempting to “blame anyone but themselves” for their legal problems, and he maintained that he had done nothing dishonest.


Former Red Sox general manager Dan Duquette. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Dan Duquette Embraces Imposing Challenge Of Orioles Job

Back in the big leagues after a nine-year absence, Dan Duquette has undertaken an incredibly daunting task: rebuilding the dreadful Baltimore Orioles.


President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington on October 6, 2011. (Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Cites Employed Boston Teacher In Jobs Bill News Conference

President Obama used the story of a Boston teacher to push his jobs bill Thursday, even though the teacher has a job.


Shaquille O'Neal announcing his retirement at his home outside Orlando, June 3, 2011.

Shaq Retires, Thanks Doc Rivers

Shaquille O’Neal officially retired Friday and thanked two of his coaches, Phil Jackson and Doc Rivers. He also announced his doctorate will be completed by January.