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3 months ago

Vanessa Bryant solidifies new deal with Nike to honor Kobe Bryant's legacy

Vanessa Bryant has partnered with Nike to honor her late husband Kobe as well as her daughter Gigi's legacy.
3 months ago
Vanessa Bryant strikes new deal with Nike to honor Kobe Bryant's legacy
5 months ago
Remembering Kobe Bryant on the anniversary of his death
5 months ago

I lost my wife in the crash that killed Kobe Bryant. How I'm rising above the fog

Matt Mauser lost his wife Christina in the same helicopter crash that killed Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
5 months ago
My wife died in the same crash as Kobe Bryant. How I'm rising above the fog
8 months ago

Judge says Kobe's widow won't have to undergo mental exam

A federal judge says Kobe Bryant’s widow won’t have to undergo psychiatric testing in her lawsuit over graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, her 13-year-old daughter and seven others
8 months ago
8 months ago

Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

She said she pleaded with the sheriff to make sure no one photographed the crash
8 months ago
10 months ago

Kobe Bryant's daughter opens up for 1st time since her father’s death

Kobe Bryant’s eldest daughter, Natalia, tells Teen Vogue how she’s keeping his memory alive, and also talks about starting college, a modeling career and finding herself.
10 months ago
Kobe Bryant's daughter opens up for 1st time since her father’s death
10 months ago

Kobe Bryant's eldest daughter opens up for 1st time since tragic accident in Teen Vogue

Natalia Bryant opens up about her father NBA great Kobe Bryant and sister Gigi for the first time in Teen Vogue.
10 months ago
Natalia Bryant opens up about loss of father, sister in Teen Vogue debut
1 year ago

The origins of Kobe Bryant’s ‘Black Mamba’ alter ego

Bryant began referring to himself as the “Black Mamba” to describe his competitiveness on the basketball court.
1 year ago
The origins of Kobe Bryant’s ‘Black Mamba’ alter ego
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash

Kobe Bryant’s widow has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the NBA star, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others
1 year ago
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant honors Kobe Bryant: 'The best girl dad -- Happy Father's Day'

Vanessa Bryant called her husband, basketball legend Kobe Bryant, "The Best Girl Dad' in a touching Instagram post.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant honors Kobe Bryant on Father's Day: 'The best girl dad'
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant’s emotional Hall of Fame speech

Kobe Bryant’s widow remembered her husband and their daughter during her moving induction speech.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant’s emotional Hall of Fame speech
1 year ago

NBA legend Kobe Bryant inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Michael Jordan presented the honor to the late basketball star who was inducted alongside NBA greats Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. Kobe’s daughter Natalia wore his Hall of Fame jacket.
1 year ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant is inducted into basketball Hall of Fame

Vanessa Bryant shared pictures on Instagram of the Hall of Fame exhibit, which she helped design, as Kevin Garnett shared his thoughts on his fellow inductee.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant is inducted into basketball Hall of Fame
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant to be inducted to Basketball Hall of Fame

Michael Jordan, who spoke at Kobe Bryant's memorial service, will make the presentation and Bryant's widow, Vanessa, will reportedly speak at the ceremony.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant to be inducted to Basketball Hall of Fame
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant estate end 18-year partnership with Nike

After 18 years, Kobe Bryant's estate has announced that it will not renew its partnership with global athletic apparel brand Nike.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant's estate ends Nike partnership after 18 years
1 year ago

Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant for Hall induction

Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame next month
1 year ago
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant shares emotional video of daughter Natalia celebrating acceptance into USC

Both Vanessa Bryant and her daughter Natalia were jumping for joy over her recent college acceptance letter.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant shares video of daughter Natalia celebrating USC acceptance
1 year ago

Lawsuit says deputies shared grisly Bryant photos

Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, has posted the names of four Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies she alleges shared graphic photos from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed her husband, their daughter, Gianna, and seven others
1 year ago
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant still perseveres after Kobe, Gigi's death

Vanessa Bryant says she is focused on “finding the light in darkness” in an emotional story in People magazine
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant still perseveres after Kobe, Gigi's death
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant seeks to name LA County deputies who shared photos of Kobe Bryant crash site

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. is seeking to publicly name the Los Angeles County deputies who shared the photos of the helicopter crash site.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant seeks to name deputies who shared photos of helicopter crash site
1 year ago

Meek Mill says he apologized to Vanessa Bryant over his Kobe Bryant lyric

Vanessa Bryant shared an Instagram story addressed to artist Meek Mill in which she called out a lyric of his that referenced the death of her husband Kobe Bryant.
1 year ago
Meek Mill says he apologized to Vanessa Bryant over Kobe Bryant lyric
1 year ago

Danielle Fishel channels Julia Roberts for rom-com mashup alongside 'Boy Meets World' co-star

Nostalgia is on the menu at Panera with a new video that reunites "Boy Meets World" co-stars Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage as Cory and Topanga.
1 year ago
Danielle Fishel reveals what made chemistry on 'Boy Meets World' so iconic
1 year ago

New details in the death of Kobe Bryant

A federal investigation has concluded that pilot error was to blame for the deadly helicopter crash. ABC’s Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
1 year ago
New details in the death of Kobe Bryant
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia signs with IMG Models

IMG Models is now representing Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia signs with IMG Models
1 year ago

NTSB says pilot disorientation led to crash that killed Kobe Bryant

Federal investigators on Tuesday said the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter and six passengers crashed last January when the pilot became disoriented after flying in thick fog.
1 year ago
NTSB says pilot disorientation led to crash that killed Kobe Bryant
1 year ago

NTSB says pilot in deadly Kobe Bryant crash suffered from ‘spatial disorientation’

They said the pilot flew in poor weather conditions and heavy fog before crashing into a hillside in California.
1 year ago
NTSB says pilot in deadly Kobe Bryant crash suffered from ‘spatial disorientation’
1 year ago

US officials: Pilot error caused Kobe Bryant chopper crash

The pilot went against his training by becoming disoriented in thick clouds.
1 year ago
US: Kobe Bryant crash pilot got disoriented flying in clouds
1 year ago

Pilot disorientation, flight rule violations blamed for crash that killed Kobe Bryant: NTSB

The pilot failed to follow his training in bad weather and became disoriented, a government agency found.
1 year ago
Pilot disorientation to blame for crash that killed Kobe Bryant and 8 others: NTSB
1 year ago

Reflecting on Kobe Bryant’s legacy a year after his death

A year after the tragic helicopter crash that killed Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, WNBA players talk about how he was a source of inspiration and his hard work to uplift women’s basketball.
1 year ago
Reflecting on Kobe Bryant’s legacy a year after his death
1 year ago

Remembering Christina Mauser one year after she died in crash that killed Kobe Bryant

Matt Mauser still talks to his wife even though he lost her in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant.
1 year ago
Remembering Christina Mauser one year after she died in crash that killed Kobe Bryant
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant remembers Kobe and Gigi on 1-year anniversary of their deaths

Vanessa Bryant paid tribute to her late husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna on the one-year anniversary of their deaths on Tuesday.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant remembers Kobe and Gigi on 1-year anniversary of their deaths
1 year ago

A look back at the victims in the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

NBA great Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were just two of the nine people killed in the Jan. 2020 helicopter crash.
1 year ago
A look back at the victims in the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
1 year ago

'Kobe,' 'Gianna' skyrocket as baby name choices after Kobe Bryant, daughter's deaths

Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter, Gianna died in a helicopter crash in January.
1 year ago
'Kobe,' 'Gianna' skyrocket as baby name choices after Kobe Bryant, daughter's deaths
1 year ago

NBA players pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Players and teams honored the late NBA icon a year after the devastating helicopter crash that killed 9, including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.
1 year ago
NBA players pay tribute to Kobe Bryant
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant reveals tattoos honoring Kobe and Gianna

"I wanted my boo boo’s @kobebryant sweet message transferred on me," Vanessa Bryant captioned a video of tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado giving her the ink.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant reveals tattoos honoring Kobe and Gianna
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant reveals she found a card Kobe wrote for her before his death

Vanessa Bryant revealed on her birthday she found a letter late husband Kobe Bryant wrote before he died in a tragic helicopter crash on Jan. 26.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant reveals she found a card Kobe wrote for her
1 year ago

Tragic death of Kobe Bryant: 1 year later

There are new tributes and a new call for air safety. ABC’s Megan Tevrizian reports.
1 year ago
Tragic death of Kobe Bryant: 1 year later
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant shares sweet video of her daughter Capri's 1st steps

In a sweet video of the special moment, Capri takes a few steps before falling into her mother's arms. "I'm so proud of you!" Vanessa Bryant tells her daughter.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant shares sweet video of her daughter Capri's 1st steps
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant's daughter, 3, steals the show dancing with her sister

Kobe Bryant's daughter Bianka, 3, stole the show in sister Natalia's TikTok video shared by Vanessa Bryant on Instagram.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant's daughter, 3, steals the show dancing with her sister
2 years ago

8 sports moments that shook the US in 2020

Each year athletics are filled with triumph and adversity, but for fans and athletes alike, 2020 was the perfect storm.
2 years ago
8 moments that shook the sports world in 2020
2 years ago

NBA says Kobe's delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021

Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett to finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Vanessa Bryant sues Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department over crash site photos

Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department over crash site photos. Kobe and Gianna Bryant died in a helicopter crash in January.
2 years ago
Vanessa Bryant sues LASD over crash site photos
2 years ago

Kobe Bryant's former teammate Pau Gasol names newborn daughter after Gianna Bryant

Pau Gasol and his wife, Cat McDonnell, named their daughter, Elisabet Gianna Gasol, to honor Gasol's late friend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant.
2 years ago
Kobe Bryant's former teammate Pau Gasol names baby girl after Gianna Bryant
2 years ago

Nike debuts ‘Black Mamba’-themed jerseys for Kobe Bryant Day

The Los Angeles Lakers will sport jerseys in honor of the late Kobe Bryant.
2 years ago
Nike debuts ‘Black Mamba’-themed jerseys for Kobe Bryant Day
2 years ago

WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Sabrina Ionescu pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Diana Taurasi and Sabrina Ionescu honor Kobe Bryant for the late basketball legend's birthday and Kobe Bryant Day.
2 years ago
WNBA stars recall what Kobe Bryant meant to women's sports
2 years ago

Taylor Swift gifts 'Folklore' cardigan to Kobe Bryant's 17-year-old daughter

"Thank you SO much @taylorswift…I am OBSESSED with ‘folklore’!!!" Natalie Bryant wrote in a response to Taylor Swift gifting her a cardigan.
2 years ago
Taylor Swift gifts 'Folklore' cardigan to Kobe Bryant's daughter
2 years ago

Vanessa Bryant posts 'Sex and the City' dress Kobe Bryant gifted her along with a sweet message

Vanessa Bryant posts 'Sex and the City' dress Kobe Bryant gifted her along with a sweet message.
2 years ago
Kobe Bryant's widow posts 'Sex and the City' dress NBA star gifted her
2 years ago

Company that flew Kobe Bryant's helicopter gets federal help

The helicopter company involved in the crash that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant is getting taxpayer money designed to help small businesses hurt by the virus pandemic
2 years ago
Company that flew Kobe Bryant's helicopter gets federal help
2 years ago

Brian McKnight says Kobe Bryant was 'absolutely 100% serious about his rap career'

Brian McKnight revealed that late NBA legend Kobe Bryant initially wanted to pursue a rap career before winning basketball championships.
2 years ago
Brian McKnight says Kobe Bryant was 'absolutely 100% serious about his rap career'
2 years ago

Vanessa Bryant marks 1st father's day without Kobe Bryant with emotional tribute

"Happy Father's Day to the BEST daddy in the world," Bryant captioned the post on her now-private Instagram. "We miss you so much. We love you forever and always."
2 years ago
Vanessa Bryant marks 1st father's day without Kobe Bryant