Celebrity fans pay homage to NBA legend Kobe Bryant

Rob Carr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Celebrity sports fans from around the world are paying homage to NBA legend Kobe Bryant after he died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday. Fellow former NBA stars Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce and Scottie Pippen were among the...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Scoreboard roundup — 1/26/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDenver 117, Portland 110Toronto 110, San Antonio 106Memphis 114, Phoenix 109L.A. Clippers 112, Orlando 97Atlanta 152, Washington 133NY Knicks 110, Brooklyn 97New Orleans...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Fans flock to vigils nationwide for Kobe Bryant

Azmi Tuncel/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Vigils are popping up around the nation as fans mourn the loss of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Dozens of people began to gather on an intersection near the site of the crash in Calabasas Sunday afternoon, as well...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Kobe Bryant left ‘special’ legacy for generation of NBA players

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For a generation of basketball players, Kobe Bryant wasn’t just an icon — he was the reason they played the game at all. LeBron James, who passed Bryant for third all-time in NBA scoring over the weekend, credited...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Kobe Bryant’s former teammate Derek Fisher opens up on NBA star’s death

Harry How/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former Los Angeles Lakers player Derek Fisher is speaking out on the death of his former teammate, Kobe Bryant and Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, who died alongside him in a helicopter crash Sunday. “It was a blessing to be...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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How Kobe Bryant championed growth of women’s basketball through Mamba Cup and more

Elsa/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — “Mamba mentality” is more than a mantra uttered by ambitious athletes — it was the driving force behind Kobe Bryant and his efforts to inspire and foster player development, particularly within women’s basketball. The...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Usain Bolt reveals girlfriend Kasi Bennett is pregnant

Nick Caito / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Usain Bolt is officially adding to his family tree. The retired sprinter and his longtime girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, announced they’re expecting their first child together. An excited Bolt shared the news in a new Instagram...
Posted On 25 Jan 2020
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Scoreboard roundup — 1/23/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 124, Cleveland 112L.A. Lakers 128, Brooklyn 113Dallas 133, Portland 125TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLIndiana 67, Michigan St. 63Houston 63, UConn 59Colorado...
Posted On 24 Jan 2020
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