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San Diego State's Matt Mitchell (11) goes for the block against UNLV's Marvin Coleman (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Joe Buglewicz)
January 26, 2020 - 7:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — While remaining the country's only unbeaten team was important to the San Diego State Aztecs, they had another milestone on their minds Sunday. "It was important because we wanted to hit 21-0 and make (school) history," junior Trey Pulliam said. Mission accomplished. Malachi Flynn...
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Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes arrives for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at the Miami International Airport in Miami. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 26, 2020 - 7:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Kansas City waited 50 years to get back to a Super Bowl. And then the Chiefs had to wait a few extra minutes once they got to Miami. It took workers at Miami International Airport about three attempts to get one of the rolling staircases that the Chiefs would use to deplane properly...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011, file photo, U.S. basketball player Kobe Bryant arrives at the Campidoglio, or capitol hill, in Rome, Italy. In Europe where Bryant grew up, the retired NBA star is being remembered for his "Italian qualities." Italian basketball federation president Giovanni Petrucci tells The Associated Press that Bryant is "particularly important to us because he knew Italy so well, having lived in several cities here. He had a lot of Italian qualities." (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca, File)
January 26, 2020 - 7:06 pm
ROME (AP) — In Europe where Kobe Bryant grew up, the retired NBA star was being remembered for his “Italian qualities.” “All of the NBA players are important, because they’re legends, but he’s particularly important to us because he knew Italy so well, having lived in several cities here,” Italian...
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AFC quarterback Lamar Jackson, of the Baltimore Ravens, (8) looks to pass, during the first half of the NFL Pro Bowl football game against the NFC, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 26, 2020 - 7:01 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Green Bay linebacker Za’Darius Smith hastily organized an homage to Kobe Bryant minutes before the Pro Bowl. Smith and his NFC teammates learned about Bryant's death while they were in the locker room getting ready for the NFL's all-star game Sunday. Smith suggested the best...
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January 26, 2020 - 6:31 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Freshman McKenna Warnock scored 15 of her career-high 22 points in the fourth quarter when No. 19 Iowa broke open a close game and beat Michigan State 74-57 on Sunday for the Hawkeyes' eighth straight victory. Warnock came off the bench to shoot 8 of 11 to better her previous...
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January 26, 2020 - 6:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With its toughest test of the season approaching, No. 10 UCLA is right where it wants to be defensively, it is just the offense that will need a bit of refining. Michaela Onyenwere scored 23 points and Chrisma Osborne added 16 as No. 10 UCLA recovered from a slow start to earn a...
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A giant canvas showing late Argentinian player Emiliano Sala is pictured in La Beaujoire stadium prior the French League One soccer match between Nantes against Bordeaux in Nantes, western France, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Nantes paid an emotional tribute to Emiliano Sala by wearing a special blue and white (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 26, 2020 - 5:50 pm
PARIS (AP) — Nantes fans paid an emotional tribute to Emiliano Sala before Sunday's home game against Bordeaux, a year after the Argentine striker's death in a plane crash shook the soccer world. Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar paid a tribute of his own to NBA great Kobe Bryant after scoring...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) waves as he walks off the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 26, 2020 - 5:22 pm
By any measure, Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest players in NBA history. The retired Los Angeles Lakers star, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash at age 41, was proudest of his five championship rings, the most recent in 2010. Only four NBA players who weren’t on the Boston Celtics’ 1960s...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2015 file photo Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Los Angeles. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 26, 2020 - 5:15 pm
Here are some of the many highlights of Kobe Bryant’s career. The former Los Angeles Lakers star was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning: — 5-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010) — 2-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (2009–2010) — NBA MVP (2008) — Academy Award...
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January 26, 2020 - 5:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Lexi Held hit five of DePaul's season-high 18 3-pointers and the No. 11 Blue Demons rolled to a 92-66 win over Georgetown on Sunday. Kelly Campbell had four 3s and 14 points and reserve Dee Bekelja had three and 13 points for DePaul (19-2, 9-0 Big East Conference), which has won 10...
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