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Host of Past and Present NBA Great Attend Memorial Service for Kobe Bryant

A host of NBA greats past and present are mourning at the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Jerry West, Phil Jackson, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, Pau Gasol and Steph Curry are among the crowd at Staples Center on Monday. Late night host Jimmy Kimmel introduced Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, who received a rousing cheer…

NCAA Moving Towards New Transfer Rule

The NCAA is moving toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. A plan to change the waiver process is expected to be presented to the Division I Council in April. If adopted, new criteria would go into effect for the 2020-21 academic year. Currently, football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s…

Alabama Men’s Basketball Sweeps SEC Weekly Honors for First Time in Program History

Two University of Alabama men’s basketball players have won the league’s weekly awards as guard Kira Lewis Jr. was named the Southeastern Conference’s Player of the Week and guard Jaden Shackelford earned the league’s Freshman of the Week, which were both announced by the conference office Monday. It marks the first time in program history that the Crimson Tide has swept the weekly honors…

Atlanta Braves Renaming New Stadium Following Bank Merger

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) – The Atlanta Braves say they’ll soon reveal a new name for their stadium in the city’s northwest suburbs. An announcement is planned for Tuesday at the ballpark near Smyrna. The stadium has been called SunTrust Park since it opened in 2017. Atlanta-based SunTrust later merged with Charlotte, North Carolina-based BB&T to create a bank known as…