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CELEBRATING ‘MAMBA MENTALITY:’ Los Angeles says goodbye to Kobe at Staples Center

LOS ANGELES — The lights dimmed to a near pitch-black inside Staples Center. It was silent for a moment. A purple beam of light shined directly at Kobe Bryant’s two retired jerseys above the rafters before Beyonce, to the delight of the crowd, reminded everyone that they were there for a celebration. It was a Read More…

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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…