Monday, July 13, 2020

NBA suspends season indefinitely over the coronavirus pandemic

BY DAN WOIKE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The NBA is suspending the 2019-20 season. The announcement came after a player for the Utah Jazz tested positive for...

Vanessa Bryant files wrongful death lawsuit against helicopter operator

BY NATHAN FENNO LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – As mourners gathered at Staples Center on Monday for a memorial service celebrate the lives of Kobe...

Vanessa Bryant sues helicopter company

BY BRIANNA NARGISO TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE On the same day that thousands gathered in the Los Angeles Staples Center to memorialize superstar Kobe Bryant and his...

Team LeBron wins All-Star game on Davis free throw

BY DAN WOIKE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS CHICAGO – Anthony Davis made the second of two free-throw attempts to clinch a 157-155 victory for Team LeBron over...

FAMU softball coach prepares to cap Hall of Fame career

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida A&M University (FAMU) head softball coach Veronica Wiggins will put down her clipboard at the conclusion of the 2020 softball...
SNOOP DOGG AND GAYLE KING

Snoop Dogg publicly apologizes to Gayle King

BY KARU F. DANIELS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS One week after blasting “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King over her Kobe Bryant interview with WNBA legend...
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is all smiles during a parade in the team’s honor at Walt Disney World in Orlando on Feb. 2

Quarterback became third Black to win Super Bowl

MAHOMES GOES TO DISNEY WORLD Under a shower of confetti, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is all smiles during a parade in the team’s...
Willie Wood

Willie Wood, USC’s first Black quarterback and Packers great, dies at 83

BY RYAN KARTJE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Willie Wood, the first African American quarterback to play in what is now considered the Pac-12, died on Monday. A...
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Frantic 911 callers reported Bryant’s helicopter crash

BY RICHARD WINTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES - As investigators continue to probe the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and...
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Super Bowl celebration was so big it showed up on weather radar

BY DAWSON WHITE THE KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs fought for Kansas City’s right to party, and on Sunday night, the...