CALABASAS, Calif. — NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on a remote, steep hillside in Southern California on Sunday, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an outpouring of grief for a star whose celebrity transcended basketball.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes was just trying to run out of bounds, not make the kind of shake-your-head, what-did-he-just-do play that will be shown on highlight reels for as long as the Kansas City Chiefs are in existence.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — With a fearsome front four capable of pressuring quarterbacks without blitzes, a lockdown cornerback in Richard Sherman and the speed at linebacker and safety to limit big plays, the San Francisco 49ers had the league’s stingiest pass defense in a decade.
CALABASAS, Calif. — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.
MELBOURNE, Australia — It made sense to Sofia Kenin that Coco Gauff would be the one getting all of the attention and generating all of the buzz.
ST. PETERSBURG — Tyler Glasnow still doesn’t know if his tipping of pitches was really the reason why the Houston Astros hit him so hard in the first inning of the Rays’ season-ending playoff loss, and admitted that seeing the team disciplined by Major League Baseball for stealing signs in a…
Andrei Vasilevskiy slid over to get his toe on a shot from Arizona’s Taylor Hall. He pushed from post-to-post to make a pad save on Philadelphia’s Kevin Hayes a few nights later, posting consecutive shutouts.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning ended his 16-year NFL career on his own terms. He was classy, well-prepared and walked away as a New York Giant.
SAN DIEGO — Ryan Palmer had a round as magnificent as the weather at Torrey Pines, making 11 birdies for a 10-under 62 on the North Course to build a two-shot lead over Brandt Snedeker in the Farmers Insurance Open.
The NHL teased us. The league tweeted a video that interspersed past All-Stars skills competition footage with video of team dogs, including the Lightning’s Bolt, running across rinks and through arena concourses.
MELBOURNE, Australia — The worst part might have been the telephone conversation — CiCi Bellis and her mother on one end of the line, a doctor on the other — to go over the plan for one in a series of operations to rebuild the 20-year-old American tennis player’s right arm.
Now that the ACC has finally released the full football schedules for 2020, here are five thoughts on how things shook out for Florida State and Miami in the ACC.
The first, and only, reader respondent for this week’s Next Caller column wrote in about the decline in attendance in college football and whether or not a college game is worth the price of admission.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs saw value in a trio of players that were essentially castoffs from what was one of the least-successful franchises in the NFL over the past 10 years, and their decision to pick them up when just about nobody else was calling is a big reason why they’…