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Greece ex-captain Zagorakis expelled from political groupFormer Greece football captain Theo Zagorakis has been expelled from the country's conservative group of European Parliament members following a public dispute over his former club PAOK
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Bryant Would Never Fly on Helicopter With Wife: SourceKobe Bryant's three surviving children have lost their father—but insiders say the basketball superstar tried to make sure they would never be orphaned. Sources tell People that Bryant, who frequently used helicopters to get around, would not fly in one with wife Vanessa. "He and Vanessa had a deal...
Newser1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2011, file photo, U.S. basketball star Kobe Bryant plays with a ball during a sponsor's appearance in Milan, 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/Luca Bruno, File)
AC Milan preparing tribute to Kobe Bryant ahead of cup gameThe AC Milan soccer team says it will wear black armbands and observe a minute's silence during an Italian Cup game in memory of devout fan Kobe Bryant
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Former Australian Open champion Margaret Court holds up the women's Australian Open trophy, the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup, as her 50th anniversary of her Grand Slam is celebrated at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
It's Barty time at Australian Open; local hope is into semisThere's a Barty going on Down Under
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Texas Tech's TJ Holyfield (22) rebounds the ball around Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
No. 18 Hawkeyes face pair of challenges in Big Ten raceNo. 18 Iowa faces a pair of tests against ranked Big Ten teams to highlight the AP Top 25 schedule this week
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) and his teammates celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Blues 3-1 during an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Logjam at top of Pacific makes for intense playoff pushThe Pacific Division is proving to be the wild, wild west of the NHL this season
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, file photo, Western Conference All-Star Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers, holds up his MVP trophy following the 2002 NBA All-Star basketball game in Philadelphia. Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Dan Loh, File)
Bryant and Philly: From hero to traitor to belovedKobe Bryant’s death was felt hard in Philadelphia
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, July 23, 2009, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger makes a statement to reporters at Steelers headquarters in Pittsburgh, saying that allegations by a Lake Tahoe casino hostess that he raped her a year earlier are "reckless and false." Roethlisberger avoided major repercussions from the allegations of rape against him in 2009. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
In #MeToo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass Some argued that there was no need to dredge up accounts of the 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant when he died suddenly over the weekend
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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