Kobe Bryant crash scene photos were shared during awards ceremony cocktail hour, witness testifies

CNN — Photos taken at the scene of the fatal helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others were shared by a Los Angeles County firefighter during the cocktail hour at an awards ceremony a month after the crash, according to witness testimony. On Wednesday, the trial was launched for … Read more

Brittney Griner is facing a 9-year sentence in a Russian jail following conviction. Here’s what could come next for the WNBA star

CNN  —  After a Russian court sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday to nine years in prison for a drug smuggling conviction, the player’s supporters, teammates and numerous US officials swiftly condemned the decision, many concerned her detention is being used to advance Russia’s agenda in the Ukraine war. Now, Griner has returned to … Read more

Brittney Griner’s wife urges President Biden to meet with her and her family

CNN — Cherelle Griner, the wife of detained WNBA star Brittney Griner, has urged President Joe Biden to speak to her and her family. In an interview with MSNBC, Cherelle said she has “asked” and “requested” to speak to the President but had not heard back amid growing calls for the pair to meet. “At … Read more

Bucks vs Celtics: Giannis Antetokounmpo scores amazing self alley-oop, bags triple-double as Milwaukee cruises over Boston in Game 1

CNN — Facing the NBA’s No. 1 defense in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, Giannis Antetokounmpo was still able to blow people’s minds with a crazy highlight play. In the fourth quarter in Boston on Sunday, Antetokounmpo – with a defender draped all over him – had picked up his dribble and was … Read more

F1 GP: Max Verstappen dominates to win the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix as Ferrari struggles

CNN — Max Verstappen dominated the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix as Red Bull clinched a one-two at Imola on Sunday. The reigning world champion, who started on pole, dealt with a wet start and stayed out of trouble for much of the race to close the gap at the top of the driver standings to … Read more

Tyson Fury retains WBC heavyweight title after beating Dillian Whyte by technical knockout

Wembley Stadium, London CNN — Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title after beating Dillian Whyte by technical knockout in the sixth round in front of a raucous 94,000 fans at Wembley Stadium. It was a true boxing masterclass from Fury, who further cemented his place at the top of this generation’s heavyweight division. Whyte … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers: Questionable trades, injuries and a falling star … what went wrong with NBA team

CNN — Los Angeles’ nickname is the “City of Angels,” but this past season for the Los Angeles Lakers has been one conjured straight from the center of Dante’s ‘Inferno.’ The team – one so accustomed to success – endured a rough 2021/22, failing to reach the playoffs after a run of eight consecutive defeats … Read more

Tiger Woods struggles in second round at the Masters after excellent open following long injury layoff

CNN — Tiger Woods struggled at the beginning of his second round at the Masters on Friday following an excellent return to competitive golf. The five-time Masters champion capped off a remarkable comeback to golf on Thursday as he carded a one-under 71 in the opening round at Augusta National. The 46-year-old Woods displayed all … Read more