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March 3, 2021, 1:12 PM

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
March 3, 2021, 1:12 PM
Vanessa Bryant still perseveres after Kobe, Gigi's death
February 28, 2021, 9:06 PM

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.
February 28, 2021, 9:06 PM
Vanessa Bryant seeks to name deputies who shared photos of helicopter crash site
February 23, 2021, 7:09 PM

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.
February 23, 2021, 7:09 PM
Meek Mill says he apologized to Vanessa Bryant over Kobe Bryant lyric
February 12, 2021, 1:33 PM

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.
February 12, 2021, 1:33 PM
Danielle Fishel reveals what made chemistry on 'Boy Meets World' so iconic
1 month 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 month ago
New details in the death of Kobe Bryant
1 month ago

Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia signs with IMG Models

IMG Models is now representing Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia.
1 month ago
Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalia signs with IMG Models
1 month 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 month ago
NTSB says pilot disorientation led to crash that killed Kobe Bryant
1 month 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 month ago
NTSB says pilot in deadly Kobe Bryant crash suffered from ‘spatial disorientation’
1 month ago

US officials: Pilot error caused Kobe Bryant chopper crash

The pilot went against his training by becoming disoriented in thick clouds.
1 month ago
US: Kobe Bryant crash pilot got disoriented flying in clouds
1 month 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 month ago
Pilot disorientation to blame for crash that killed Kobe Bryant and 8 others: NTSB
1 month 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 month ago
Reflecting on Kobe Bryant’s legacy a year after his death
1 month 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 month ago
Remembering Christina Mauser one year after she died in crash that killed Kobe Bryant
1 month ago

I lost my wife in the crash that killed Kobe Bryant. A year later, I'm rising above the fog

Matt Mauser lost his wife Christina in the same helicopter crash that killed Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
1 month ago
My wife died in the same crash as Kobe Bryant. A year later, I'm rising above the fog
1 month 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 month ago
Vanessa Bryant remembers Kobe and Gigi on 1-year anniversary of their deaths
1 month 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 month ago
A look back at the victims in the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
1 month 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 month ago
'Kobe,' 'Gianna' skyrocket as baby name choices after Kobe Bryant, daughter's deaths
1 month 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 month ago
NBA players pay tribute to Kobe Bryant
1 month 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 month ago
Vanessa Bryant reveals tattoos honoring Kobe and Gianna
1 month 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 month ago
Vanessa Bryant reveals she found a card Kobe wrote for her
1 month 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 month ago
Tragic death of Kobe Bryant: 1 year later
1 month 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 month ago
Vanessa Bryant shares sweet video of her daughter Capri's 1st steps
1 month 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 month ago
Kobe Bryant's daughter, 3, steals the show dancing with her sister
2 months 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 months ago
8 moments that shook the sports world in 2020
3 months 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.
3 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Vanessa Bryant sues LASD over crash site photos
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Kobe Bryant's former teammate Pau Gasol names baby girl after Gianna Bryant
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Nike debuts ‘Black Mamba’-themed jerseys for Kobe Bryant Day
6 months 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.
6 months ago
WNBA stars recall what Kobe Bryant meant to women's sports
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Taylor Swift gifts 'Folklore' cardigan to Kobe Bryant's daughter
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Kobe Bryant's widow posts 'Sex and the City' dress NBA star gifted her
8 months 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
8 months ago
Company that flew Kobe Bryant's helicopter gets federal help
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Brian McKnight says Kobe Bryant was 'absolutely 100% serious about his rap career'
8 months 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."
8 months ago
Vanessa Bryant marks 1st father's day without Kobe Bryant
9 months ago

Vanessa Bryant urges Congress to pass helicopter safety law honoring late husband and daughter

Vanessa Bryant is urging Congress to pass a helicopter safety law in honor of late husband Kobe Bryant and their daughter, Gianna Bryant.
9 months ago
Vanessa Bryant urges Congress to pass helicopter safety law
9 months ago

Fog may have disoriented pilot in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others: NTSB

The NTSB released its docket into the investigation of a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others.
9 months ago
New details emerge in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others
9 months ago

Investigation into helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new information and preliminary analysis about the pilot’s concerns about the weather conditions.
9 months ago
Investigation into helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant
9 months ago

Kobe Bryant's daughters Natalia and Bianka dance with Sabrina Ionescu in sweet video

No. 1 WNBA draft pick Sabrina Ionescu was close with both Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
9 months ago
Kobe Bryant's daughters dance with Sabrina Ionescu in sweet video
9 months ago

Kobe Bryant to be honored with posthumous Emmy Governors Award

Kobe Bryant will be honored with the 72nd Los Angeles Area Emmy Governors Award.
9 months ago
Kobe Bryant to be honored with posthumous Emmy Governors Award
9 months ago

Vanessa Bryant shares cover of Kobe's new book: 'One of my favorite novels created by my husband'

Vanessa Bryant said Kobe's new book "perfectly highlights the healing nature that lies within sports."
9 months ago
Vanessa Bryant says Kobe's new book is one of her 'favorite novels' he made
10 months ago

Report: Bryant crash pilot had no drugs, alcohol in system

An autopsy has found the pilot of the helicopter that crashed and killed Kobe Bryant had no trace of drugs or alcohol in his system
10 months ago
10 months ago

Legal aftermath of helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others

A relative of the pilot said that passengers knew the risks when they boarded the helicopter after a lawsuit filed by Kobe's wife Vanessa Bryant.
10 months ago
Legal aftermath of helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others
10 months ago

Michael Jordan’s relationship with Kobe Bryant

The latest installment of the ESPN docuseries, “The Last Dance,” will spotlight Michael Jordan’s longstanding friendship with Kobe Bryant.
10 months ago
Michael Jordan’s relationship with Kobe Bryant
1 year ago

Kobe and Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester honored at WNBA draft

The teenagers were among the nine victims of a January helicopter crash.
1 year ago
WNBA names Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester honorary draft picks
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant’s 3-year-old daughter is melting our hearts as she dances with her sister

Kobe Bryant’s daughter steals the show when she interrupts her sister’s video of her dancing to “We Rock” from “Camp Rock.”
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant’s 3-year-old daughter is melting our hearts as she dances with her sister
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant shares photos with daughters Natalia, Bianka and Capri celebrating Easter

The former NBA star's widow posted a sweet video of her young daughters, 3-year-old Bianka and 9-month-old Capri, getting into chocolate treats from the Easter bunny.
1 year ago
Widow of Kobe Bryant shares photos of family Easter celebrations
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant says Kobe wanted to use retirement to 'make up for lost time'

To mark Mamba Day, the fourth anniversary of Kobe Bryant's final NBA game, his widow, Vanessa Bryant, shared footage of his final moments on the court.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant says Kobe wanted to use retirement to 'make up for lost time'
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame

The NBA announced its “Class of 2020” inductees which includes the late Kobe Bryant for his contributions to the game of basketball.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame
1 year ago

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Bryant was already a legend, and now he’s officially a Hall of Famer as well.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Vanessa Bryant shares video of Kobe and Gigi Bryant

Kobe and Gigi Bryant were among those killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26.
1 year ago
Vanessa Bryant shares video of Kobe and Gigi Bryant
1 year ago

Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant is among nine people who died in a helicopter crash in the wealthy Southern California residential neighborhood of Calabasas.
1 year ago
Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California