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Grizzlies get third in a row, beat Nuggets

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Dillon Brooks scored 24 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Denver Nuggets 104-96 Tuesday night for their third consecutive...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Los Angeles is grieving, can’t believe it lost Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES – The Church in the Canyon was holding its standard Sunday school program this week when the shocking sound of a helicopter crashing into the hillside directly across the street pierced...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Shaq: ‘Never could have imagined’ anything like Kobe’s death

Shaquille O’Neal tearfully said Tuesday he never could have imagined anything like Kobe Bryant’s death, remembering his former teammate as a great player whose kids called him “Uncle Shaq.” “The...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fans flock to Staples Center to pay tribut to Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES – Fans call it The House that Kobe Built, and since Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash mourners by the thousands have gathered daily outside the arena where the Los Angeles...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pilot of Kobe Bryant helicopter tried to avoid heavy fog

CALABASAS, Calif. – The bodies of Kobe Bryant and three other people killed when a helicopter smashed into a foggy Los Angeles-hillside have been identified, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World Cup leader Kristoffersen gets 4th Schladming win

SCHLADMING, Austria – Henrik Kristoffersen overcame a big mistake in his final run to win a men’s World Cup night slalom on Tuesday, strengthening his lead in the overall and discipline standings....

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos hire Mike Shula to coach quarterbacks

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos completed their U-turn on offense Tuesday by hiring veteran NFL assistant Mike Shula as their quarterbacks coach. Shula and new offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin to skip World Cup races at Sochi Olympics course

World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin is skipping this weekend’s races in Russia in order to get some rest. The U.S. ski team said Tuesday on Twitter that Shiffrin “is taking the week off to rest and...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ash Barty wins to set up Australian Open semifinal against Sofia Kenin

MELBOURNE, Australia – Ash Barty is a step closer to ending a four-decade drought for Aussies at the national championship. Top-ranked Barty saved set points in the 11th game and another in the...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kobe Bryant’s helicopter tried to climb to avoid clouds before crash

CALABASAS, Calif. – The pilot of the helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tribute for Kobe Bryant kicks off Super Bowl media night

MIAMI – Chants of “Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!” broke a moment of a silence that kicked off a more subdued Super Bowl media night. The NFL opened the most hyped week in professional sports with mixed...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

International Cycling Union cancels race in China due to virus

AIGLE, Switzerland – A cycling race scheduled for next month in China was canceled Monday because of the deadly virus that has killed more than 80 people and infected thousands more in the country....

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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