Kobe Bryant says Dahntay Jones' dangerous defense left him with a sprained left ankle, and the NBA agreed.
Jerry Buss had been a chemist and a mathematician long before he bought the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979. The self-made millionaire with a head for business and an impresario's heart immersed himself in the NBA with every skill he acquired along the way.
Alabama was voted national champion by The Associated Press for the ninth time, more than any other program in college football, after routing Notre Dame 42-14 on Monday night.
Being the NFL's only unbeaten team has its perks _ at least this week.
Mariah Carey was late to the BMI Urban Music Awards, where she was the guest of honor, but that didn't stop other artists from literally singing her praises.
Maybe Spain can convince its home fans that the game doesn't matter.
The Kevin and Kobe show won it for the West at the NBA All-Star game, holding off LeBron James at the end.
Kobe Bryant won his record-tying fourth All-Star MVP award Sunday night with 37 points and 14 rebounds in the West's 148-143 win over the East.
Cecil Gresham had 27 points and Bryant scored the final nine points in overtime to defeat Central Connecticut State 85-80 on Saturday.