Tag: Sports

Vanessa Bryant Makes Her Social Media Private After Husband’s Tragic Death

The world is currently wading through a series of emotions following the tragic loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who tragically died on Sunday in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. Social media has been immortalizing the five-time NBA champion and his daughter with tributes, reflective personal accounts, murals […]

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People Are Already Exploiting And Getting Paid Off Kobe Bryant’s Death

We’re not even two days removed from the tragic helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and people have already found ways to exploit the catastrophe for financial gain. It’s a familiar recipe for anyone mapping the unfortunate intersection of opportunists and famous people dying and seemed to be the case this time around as tabloids […]

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Can Murray Land Stars?

On Monday Oklahoma announced the hiring that we’d all been expecting, Demarco Murray has returned to Norman to become the Sooners running backs coach. The position he once ran wild at, he’ll know be trying to find his future heirs at. With that in mind SoonerScoop.com takes a look at some of Oklahoma’s top running […]

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UNC men’s basketball beats rival North Carolina State on road, 75-65

North Carolina Tar Heels. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The injuries have piled up at North Carolina. So too have the losses in the roughest season of Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams’ tenure with his alma mater. And yet, the Tar Heels went to North Carolina State and celebrated again […]

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Norfolk State men’s hoops remains undefeated in conference play, beats Florida A&M 95-67

NORFOLK, Va. (NSUSpartans.com) – NSU had one of its best shooting nights as a Division I program, and the Norfolk State men’s basketball team cruised to a 95-67 win over Florida A&M on Monday evening at Joseph Echols Hall. A 60-percent shooting night gave the Spartans plenty of highlights in a game televised live on […]

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Wink gives Virginia Beach’s Derrick Nnadi a ‘Nnadi List’ at Super Bowl Opening Night

Please enable Javascript to watch this video MIAMI, Fla. – Virginia Beach native Derrick Nnadi, the second-year Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman, is preparing to play in his first Super Bowl. Derrick Nnadi at Super Bowl Opening Night Naturally, this week will be full of obligations and commitments for Nnadi and his teammates. Aside from […]

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The Kings Beat The Wolves In OT Thanks To De’Aaron Fox’s Incredible Missed FT Play

On a night where much of the basketball viewing public was, rightfully, reliving Kobe Bryant’s final game in which he put up 60 points, there was a wild finish in Minnesota between the Kings and Timberwolves. Minnesota led by 19 going into the fourth quarter, which is not usually the recipe for a crazy ending […]

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‘Devastated and heartbroken’: Hampton’s Allen Iverson opens up about the passing of Kobe Bryant

Allen Iverson during an NBA basketball game. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) Hampton native Allen Iverson, a Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and NBA player, has released a statement on the passing of Kobe Bryant: “Words cannot express how I’m feeling today. The only 2 words that ring in my head – devastated and heartbroken. I […]

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Richard Sherman Discussed His Relationship With Kobe: ‘The Mamba Mentality Lives On’

Kobe Bryant’s sudden death after a helicopter crash that took the lives of nine, including his daughter Gianna, sent shockwaves far beyond the NBA world. Those in the NBA were joined by fans, athletes, and artists around the globe in mourning his loss, from Neymar to Drake, as he inspired a generation of athletes beyond […]

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LeBron James On Kobe Bryant’s Passing: ‘I Promise You I’ll Continue Your Legacy’

Kobe Bryant‘s tragic death on Sunday sent shock waves across the NBA. Upon learning the news from TMZ that he and eight other passengers — including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna — died in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles, there was widespread disbelief, as many held out hope that the whole thing might be a […]

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Nike Has Removed Kobe Bryant Merchandise From Its Website, Redirecting To An ‘In Memory’ Post

Kobe Bryant’s death, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others in a tragic helicopter accident on Sunday morning, has sparked numerous tributes and an outpouring of love and support to those effected by the crash. Fans in L.A. have flocked to Staples Center as well as the Lakers training facility to pay homage to […]

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Mike Tirico Recounted His Favorite Lesser-Known Story About Kobe Bryant’s Final Game

In the wake of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing, many have weighed in with memorable stories about the legendary basketball figure, both on and off the court. One such story emerged from Mike Tirico of NBC Sports during a visit with The Ryen Russillo Podcast on The Ringer on Monday. Bryant famously scored 60 points and […]

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For your viewing amusement: Billed as a football amusement park, Wink samples Super Bowl Experience

Please enable Javascript to watch this video MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – This year’s two Super Bowl teams, the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, arrived in South Florida late Sunday night. But Monday night is the media’s first opportunity to visit with players and coaches as the NFL hosts Super Bowl Opening Night at […]

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UConn Honored Gianna Bryant Ahead Of Their Game Against Team USA

Kobe and Gianna Bryant were among the nine that died on Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, en route to a basketball tournament. The tragedy stunned the sports world and beyond. Tributes to Kobe poured out onto social media from fans, current and former players, coaches, teams, athletes across all sports, musical artists, […]

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The NBA Has Postponed Tuesday’s Lakers-Clippers Game After Kobe Bryant’s Death

On Sunday morning, Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. The news of Bryant’s death shook the NBA world, but Sunday’s games went on as planned, with teams and players paying tribute to the legend with 8-second and 24-second violations to open the game — and […]

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Atari Announced Plans To Build A Video Game-Themed Hotel In Phoenix

Atari has gone from a console giant in the 1980s to focusing on developing individual games, and now apparently they’re getting into the hotel business based on the consoles of old. Atari announced on Monday that it has plans to open multiple hotels that feature “immersive entertainment” based on the company’s history as a games […]

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Indiana QB Peyton Ramsey pursuing graduate transfer

Indiana quarterback Peyton Ramsey (12) runs against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Another talented quarterback is available on the transfer market.  Peyton Ramsey, who has made 23 starts for Indiana over the past four seasons, has put his […]

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50 years later, Chiefs relishing current Super Bowl run

In this Jan. 11, 1970, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson (16) turns around to hand the ball off to running back Mike Garrett (21) during Super Bowl IV. (AP Photo/File) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fifty years later, Jan Stenerud still remembers just about every detail from the Super Bowl. The longtime […]

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