[Thumb Up]To the Continental Basketball Association, for joining with the National Consortium for Academics and Sports at Northeastern University to provide CBA players with free tuition to complete undergraduate degrees. In return, players must take part in programs promoting education.
[Thumb Up]To the University of California athletic department, for donating $100,000 of its television revenue from its football game against Southern Cat to a fund to aid victims of last month's fire in the Berkeley area.
[Thumb Down]To Red Auerbach, former Boston Celtics coach, for allowing the name of former Celtic Paul Westphal to be misspelled throughout his new book, Red Auerbach MBA-Management By Auerbach. Auerbach writes that "Westfall" was a player he "really liked...both as a person and a ballplayer."