Kobe’s death leaves a legacy – and an investigation

As the world mourns the shocking loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, a mysterious virus spreads across the globe. It’s Ashley with the news you need to know.  But first, pour one out for the Earth: Climate change threatens the world’s wine supply, a new study says. The Short List newsletter is a snappy USA TODAY news roundup. Subscribe here!  Did weather cause the crash that […]

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Man Utd in talks with ex-PSG transfer guru Antero Henrique over director of football role – The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly discussing a deal to bring Antero Henrique in to oversee the club's transfer activity. Henrique, 51, most recently spent two years as Paris Saint-Germain sporting director after a long association with Porto. The Red Devils do not currently have a person in that exact role with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward responsible for bringing players to Manchester. […]

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Kobe Bryant messaged Shaq’s son ‘You good fam?’ just hours before crash

Shaquille O’Neal’s son was one of the last people to hear from Kobe Bryant before the Lakers legend boarded a tragic helicopter flight. Shareef O’Neal posted a screengrab on Twitter of a text conversation between himself and Bryant from Sunday morning. “You good fam?” Bryant asked Shareef, who announced last week he would be transferring from UCLA. “Yeah! Just getting […]

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Mata and Shaw arrive at Man Utd training in mucky motors.. but Solskjaer just happy with clean sheet in Tranmere win – The Sun

JUAN MATA and Luke Shaw arrived for Manchester United training this morning in mucky motors – but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is just happy to have kept a clean sheet against Tranmere. The Red Devils arrived at Carrington on a high after keeping a rare clean sheet while scoring six times in the FA Cup fourth-round win. And it looks like […]

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Rafa Benitez would ‘jump at the chance’ to return to Newcastle as potential owner wants ex-boss back after takeover – The Sun

RAFAEL BENITEZ would "jump at the chance" to return to Newcastle under new Saudi owners, it has been claimed. The Spaniard is hugely popular among Toon fans and is included in proposals drawn up by the club's prospective new owners. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is driving a £340m bid for the club following four months of talks between Toon owner […]

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Trends and tactics that propelled Donald Trump to his 2016 win could reelect him in 2020

Lots of things have to go right for President Donald Trump to retain his grasp on the Oval Office. But so far, much in the 2020 political environment and in Trump’s campaign tactics point toward a replay of his upset victory. There are three broad characteristics of the 2016 political environment that helped Trump gain the White House: a growing popular […]

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Kobe Bryant reaction, impeachment trial, Holocaust Remembrance Day: 5 things to know Monday

Teams likely to honor Kobe Bryant during NBA games Six games are on the NBA schedule for Monday, a day after Kobe Bryant, one of basketball’s greatest players, was among nine passengers who died in a helicopter crash. The victims also included Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Despite intense emotions around the league, the NBA played its entire slate of games […]

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Grammys 2020: Can nominees trust the voting system? Even some winners are conflicted

LOS ANGELES – There was a fog over Sunday’s Grammy Awards carpet. Literal clouds hung low in L.A.’s typically-sunny sky as award show attendees learned that Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had tragically died. The pre-show mood was also muted at Staples Center in the wake of recent Recording Academy allegations. Among them: That the Grammy voting process is corrupt. In the two […]

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Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash: How ex-Los Angeles Laker reinvented himself after NBA

From long before he retired from the NBA, Kobe Bryant had his sights set on extending his superstardom into the business and entertainment world. While still playing, the Los Angeles Laker co-founded a private investment fund to back tech, media and data companies. But he didn’t reveal his involvement until years later. His business ventures quickly grew into an economic force, […]

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