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SPORTS DIGEST: Death of Kobe Bryant is hard for Lakers fans to take

Sunday didn’t start out looking very promising from the beginning. It was foggy outside and there was no football to watch. I decided watching Tiger Woods make a run at the Farmers Insurance Golf Tournament at Torrey Pines near San Diego would have to satisfy my television viewing for the day. The first sign that Read More…

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‘OUR HEARTS ARE BROKEN:’ Fans around the nation mourn, celebrate ‘Black Mamba’

LOS ANGELES — Few ever met the artist known as Black Mamba, and most never saw him play up close and personal. But that didn’t stop hearts from breaking and tears from flowing this week when news broke that Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others died in a tragic helicopter crash in the Read More…