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Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

April 20, 2020

By BRIAN MELLEY LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members of four of the eight passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star’s widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft. The suits on behalf of three members of one…

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Woods gets emotional talking about Masters win and kids

April 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Tiger Woods hugs his family after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.   (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)  By Doug Ferguson ASSOCIATED PRESS The Masters over, Tiger Woods slipped on the green jacket again on the second Sunday in April. He just wasn’t at Augusta National this year. Woods…

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Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

April 9, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Kobe Bryant (24) makes a play with the basketball against the San Antonio Spurs NBA game, November 28, 2003 in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Kevin Reece)  By Tim Reynolds ASSOCIATED PRESS Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he’s got plenty of…

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Analysis: USA Basketball may face roster challenges for 2021

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Anthony Davis (Photo: Natursports/Shutterstock) By Tim Reynolds associated press Knowing when the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be solves one problem for USA Basketball. And it creates a few others. Let’s assume that the 2020-21 NBA season is over by next July, a premise that also assumes some sort of normalcy returns to the…

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An Eagle flies

March 27, 2020

While Safety Malcolm Jenkins is no longer a Philadelphia Eagle, his presence will still be felt here. By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  When I saw the headline in the Philadelphia Daily News that read, “Malcolm Ex,” referring to the recent departure of Philadelphia Eagles free safety Malcolm…

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NFL considering delaying approval of free agent deals

March 19, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Tom Brady (Photo: Shutterstock) By Barry Wilner Associated Press The NFL is considering delaying the approval of free agent deals being made the last two days because of a lack of signed contracts. A person familiar with the discussions on Tuesday night tells The Associated Press that due to free agents not being…

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Eagles release safety Malcolm Jenkins

March 19, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins speaks with members of the media at the NFL football team’s practice facility in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  Associated Press The Eagles released safety standout Malcolm Jenkins, who led their secondary for the last six years and helped them win the 2017 NFL…

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Eagles release safety Malcolm Jenkins

March 17, 2020

Associated Press–The Eagles released safety standout Malcolm Jenkins, who led their secondary for the last six years and helped them win the 2017 NFL title. Jenkins, 32, had one year left on his contract at $7.6 million. He will cost the team $6 million under the cap, but the Eagles also save nearly $5 million…

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LA County sheriff says eight deputies took Bryant crash photos

March 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Kobe Bryant (Photo-Webster Riddick) associated press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight deputies allegedly took or shared graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash scene, but he ordered them deleted. “That was my No. 1 priority, was to make sure those photos no longer exist,” Villanueva told…

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