The helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter also killed three members of another family. The baseball coach at Orange Coast College died along with his wife and daughter.
The National Hockey League was the last major sports league to integrate, and is still the least diverse, with a lot to do to develop talent and build goodwill in minority communities.
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NPR's Noel King talks to USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan and Washington Post sports columnist Kevin Blackistone about the legacy of NBA star Kobe Bryant.
As the world remembers the achievements and mentorship of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash Sunday, it also remembers the sexual assault allegations he faced in 2003.
Los Angeles is in mourning after the sudden death of former basketball star Kobe Bryant. The five-time NBA champion and former league MVP played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has been called one of the greatest players in the NBA. Bryant, one of his daughters, and several others died Sunday in a helicopter crash
The Senate impeachment trial enters its second week. Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash. And, public health officials are trying to figure out how the coronavirus is spreading.
Basketball fans gathered outside the Staples Center to pay their respects to Kobe Bryant. The former Lakers star died in a helicopter crash. Many said Bryant sparked their love for the NBA.
The retired Los Angeles Lakers star died at age 41 in a plane crash on Sunday. Former teammates, peers and other sports legends expressed their grief and shock on social media.
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with journalist Dave Zirin about how climate change is impacting sports around the globe, including the poor air quality at the Australian Open.
Former NBA star Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. Bryant, who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years, was 41.
The NBA star who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 seasons was killed Sunday in Southern California, along with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter.
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Two championship baseball teams have no managers only three weeks from spring training, and Coco Gauff upsets the Australian Open. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.
Today, more than 170 colleges and universities offer esports. And there's money on the table — more than $16 million in college scholarships. Naturally, high schools have followed suit.
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Frankie Ruggeri started a petition to move future Super Bowls to Saturday. He says more people would watch if it's not played on a school night. He's gotten more than 13,000 signatures.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Sports Illustrated's Luis Miguel Echegaray about Mexican soccer superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez joining LA Galaxy, and what this means for the U.S. league.
For the first time in 50 years, the Kansas City Chiefs are headed to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs will face off against the San Francisco 49ers at Super Bowl LIV in Miami.
The Chiefs beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship on Sunday. The 49ers followed with an NFC victory over the Green Bay Packers, 37-20. The Chiefs and 49ers will meet in Miami Feb. 2.
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Cameras, a trash cans, code — maybe even buzzers. The ingredients of a cheating scheme by the Houston Astros, who won the World Series in 2017, and narrowly lost it last year.