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STEFANIE DAZIO and TIM REYNOLDS LOS ANGELES - The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by Kobe Bryant has retired his "Mamba" nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball icon's death in a helicopter crash.Bryant, his ...
May 13, 2020
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant's widow sued the owner and operator of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter last month as she publicly mourned their deaths on ...
Feb 25, 2020
BEFORE Michael Jordan took to the stage to deliver a eulogy for his fellow Greatest Of All Time contender Kobe Bryant, emcee Jimmy Kimmel delivered a short recap of their first on-court meeting.Kobe was just 18 at the time. Jordan ...
Feb 25, 2020
FOR a heartbreaking heart's day, Vanessa Bryant posted a snippet of the Lauryn Hill song "Tell Him" on her Instagram account, dedicating it to her late husband, Lakers star Kobe Bryant.Vanesa highlighted key lyrics from the first few lines ...
Feb 16, 2020
ON Sunday night in Los Angeles (Monday morning in Manila), fans, filmmakers, and the Academy Awards ceremony itself saluted the late Kobe Bryant - a man who, in 2018, added "Oscar winner" to his extensive resume.In the ceremony's traditional "in ...
Feb 10, 2020
The past week has been rough on the league. Basketball lost one of its greats in Kobe Bryant, whose tragic death still lingers like a gray cloud over all who knew him. For many of today's NBA players, celebrating the better ...
Feb 4, 2020
AS THE Lakers returned to the hardcourt for the first time since the death of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James revealed a close look at a very personal tribute he'd made to honor the man he calls his brother.On Instagram, ...
Feb 1, 2020
WHEN Kobe Bryant perished in a helicopter crash early Monday, Manila time, he left behind an estimated fortune of at least $600 million - or around P30.5 billion, according to Forbes magazine.His net worth is an accumulation of more than two ...
Jan 30, 2020
VANESSA Bryant spoke publicly on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) for the first time since the helicopter crash that killed her husband Kobe Bryant, one of their daughters and seven others, taking to Instagram to thank people for the global outpouring of support ...
Jan 30, 2020
COSTA MESA, California - John Altobelli's team knew there was only one way to honor its late coach - by playing on his favorite day.Altobelli's Orange Coast College baseball team opened its season as scheduled on Tuesday against Chula Vista Southwestern. ...
Jan 29, 2020
SOME basketball fans, who are still living under a cloud of tragedy with Kobe Bryant's untimely death, can wax eloquent and know exactly how to put their emotions into words. But many need to process their grief in silence.For ...
Jan 28, 2020
ROME - For a city already familiar with losing a basketball hero, Kobe Bryant's death made a particularly strong impact in the Italian town of Rieti.Nicknamed "the center of Italy" for its geographic location amid the Apennine Mountains, Rieti was ...
Jan 28, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - The NBA has postponed the Los Angeles Lakers' next game against the Clippers on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) after the deaths of retired superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash.The league announced ...
Jan 28, 2020
COMMUNITIES across the country paid tribute to Kobe Bryant after the Los Angeles Lakers legend died in a helicopter accident on Sunday (Monday morning Manila time).Fans across provinces, cities, and municipalities did their own way to honor the life of Bryant, ...
Jan 27, 2020
LOS ANGELES - From the red carpet to the main stage, sadness loomed over music's biggest night on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) at the arena in downtown Los Angeles where Kobe Bryant played for 20 years for the city's ...
Jan 27, 2020
TOWARDS the end of his 2016 memoir Shoe Dog, Nike founder Phil Knight was struck by the many coincidences in his life. One in particular jumps out at him. Knight - and the company that would become Nike - didn't start out selling ...
Jan 27, 2020
CALABASAS, California - The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.The helicopter plunged into a steep hillside at ...
Jan 27, 2020
ON the day Kobe Bryant died in a chopper crash, NBA players paid tribute to one of basketball's greatest players the best way they know how:With their kicks. Look:Kyle LowryBen SimmonsReferee Kevin Scott ...
Jan 27, 2020
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PORTLAND, Oregon - On a night when he set another franchise mark, Damian Lillard's thoughts weren't on his game.They were on Kobe Bryant.Lillard had 50 points and 13 assists, becoming the first Portland player with 40-plus ...
Jan 27, 2020
LOS ANGELES - Less than four years into his retirement from the NBA, Kobe Bryant was seeking new challenges and working to inspire his daughters' generation through sports and storytelling when his next act ended shockingly early.Bryant, the 18-time All- ...
Jan 27, 2020
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