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Kobe Bryant 2 hours ago

Kobe Byrant Left Deep Legacy in LA Sports, Basketball World

Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with both his sublime skills and his unquenchable competitive fire.

  • Stars Jan 1

    Dallas Stars Overcome Slow Start, Win Annual Winter Classic

    The Dallas Stars overcame a slow start to score four straight goals to beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 in the Winter Classic Wednesday. The annual outdoor game was held this year at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas’ Fair Park. It was the first time the outdoor game was held in North Texas. The Stars were down 0-2 early, but rallied…...
  • NFL Dec 30, 2019

    NFL Officials Look to Raise TV Broadcast Fees on Multiyear Media Deals as Ratings Rise

    NFL viewership ratings are on the rise for the second straight year, giving league officials an edge in pushing to raise broadcast fees and lock in multiyear media deals long before they are set to expire at the end of 2022. Viewership plummeted during the 2016 and 2017 seasons after former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick...
  • Serena Williams Dec 30, 2019

    Serena Williams Aces AP Female Athlete of the Decade Honors

    Serena Williams dominated the decade, on the court and in conversation. There were, to begin with, the dozen Grand Slam single titles — no other woman had more than three over the past 10 seasons — and the 3 1/2 years in a row at No. 1 in the WTA rankings. And then there was the celebrity status that transcended…

  • LeBron James Dec 30, 2019

    The King Reigns: LeBron James is AP’s Male Athlete of Decade

    He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals. No NBA player won more games or more MVP awards over the last 10 years than he did. He started a school….

  • Santa Anita Dec 30, 2019

    Horse Dies During Light Running at Santa Anita

    Santa Anita’s opening weekend reportedly was marred by the death of another racehorse — though the latest fatality happened on Thursday, two days before Saturday’s rescheduled opening day. Truest Reward, a 3-year-old gelding, died during a period when the track was closed to workouts but open for jogging and galloping, according t...
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