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7th heaven: Federer saves match points in Australian Open QF

Tuesday  10:46,   28 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer was not going to go gently, of course, no matter how daunting the number of match points -- his opponent accumulated seven! -- no matter how achy his 38-year-old legs, no matter how slow his serves, no... >>>

Miller leads Canucks past Blues 3-1 for 9th straight at home

Tuesday  10:30,   28 january 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller scored twice in the second period to help the Vancouver Canucks rally from an early deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Monday night. Bo Horvat also scored as the Canucks won their ninth straight at >>>

32 things we learned from Super Bowl LIV's Opening Night with Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers

Tuesday  09:40,   28 january 2020

From Jimmy Garoppolo's big opportunity to a great emerging rivalry, Super Bowl LIV's story lines are starting to come into... >>>

Opinion: Los Angeles' love affair with Kobe Bryant took time to form

Tuesday  09:40,   28 january 2020

In the end, Kobe Bryant stood alone atop Los Angeles. But it took time, especially after a first decade filled with missteps ranging from personal to criminal. Kobe arrived in 1996 as part of what we’ll call the post-Jordan influencers – prodigious... >>>

Best moments from Super Bowl Opening Night

Tuesday  07:00,   28 january 2020

Super Bowl week is officially upon us. The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers gathered inside Marlins Park in Miami for Super Bowl Opening Night. Here are the highlights from Monday's event: NFL honors Kobe Super Bowl Opening Night... >>>

Garza, No. 18 Iowa rally to beat Wisconsin 68-62

Tuesday  06:50,   28 january 2020

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza had 21 points and 18 rebounds and No. 18 Iowa rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to beat Wisconsin 68-62 on Monday night. The Hawkeyes (15-5, 6-3 Big Ten) trailed 57-45 with 7:13 to play before going on a... >>>

LeBron James posts tribute to Kobe Bryant on Instagram: 'I'm heartbroken and devastated'

Tuesday  06:20,   28 january 2020

LeBron James spoke with Kobe Bryant on Saturday night after James passed Bryant on the NBA's all-time scoring list. Hours later, Bryant was... >>>

Bill Shaikin: Sign-stealing scandal: Should MLB restrict the use of technology or embrace it?

Tuesday  06:10,   28 january 2020

This used to pass for baseball analysis: "He hit the ball a country mile." No disrespect toward previous generations of broadcasters, but any announcer making that comment today would be mocked and derided. That call has been transformed by... >>>

In kickoff to Super Bowl week, players reflect on 'Mamba Mentality' and the Kobe Bryant tragedy

Tuesday  05:55,   28 january 2020

In kickoff to Super Bowl week, players reflect on 'Mamba Mentality' and the Kobe Bryant tragedyMIAMI – The NFL kicked off the Super Bowl week with its Opening Night media session here Monday. It came complete with cheerleaders, marching... >>>

49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo gets text from former teammate Tom Brady: Just go win

Tuesday  05:45,   28 january 2020

Jimmy Garoppolo heard from an old friend ahead of the Super Bowl — some guy named Tom Brady. “Tom shot me a text, good luck and everything like that,” Garoppolo said Monday night on NFL Network. “Go handle business. It wasn’t too complicated. Just... >>>

Kobe's basketball legacy is as simple as it was profound

Tuesday  05:10,   28 january 2020

It is, of course, insane and incomprehensible that Kobe Bryant is dead. It will take a long time for that fact to feel real, if it ever does. Basketball, like most things in life, is a useful distraction from the inevitability of death, and all the... >>>

Tribute for Kobe Bryant kicks off Super Bowl media night

Tuesday  05:10,   28 january 2020

MIAMI (AP) 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 emotions Monday night, one day after retired superstar... >>>

Floral shirts, Air Force 1s: Chiefs players show their affection and respect for Andy Reid

Tuesday  04:55,   28 january 2020

Floral shirts, Air Force 1s: Chiefs players show their affection and respect for Andy... >>>

Starling Marte trade analysis: Diamondbacks boost offense; Pirates improve farm

Tuesday  04:30,   28 january 2020

Arizona and Pittsburgh are headed in opposite directions right now, and this deal reflects their divergent needs.Arizona is a rare team trying to remain competitive now while expanding the promise of its farm system. The organization's wheeling and... >>>

Kobe Bryant tributes: Pistons wear No. 8, 24 jerseys, Luka Doncic honors victims of helicopter crash

Tuesday  04:20,   28 january 2020

Kobe Bryant tributes: Pistons wear No. 8, 24 jerseys, Luka Doncic honors victims of helicopter crashTributes to the NBA legend the theme of the night, and the Detroit Pistons got things started before their game against the Cleveland... >>>