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The media mishandled coverage of Kobe Bryant’s death

By Jarrett Huff | February 2, 2020

For the rest of my life I’ll remember what I was doing, where I was and what I was thinking Jan. 26, 2020, as I’m sure the same can be said for millions upon millions of people around the world.Forever burned into my brain are the words “TMZ,”...

Kobe Bryants death reminds us all what really matters

Kobe Bryant’s death reminds us all what really matters

By James Krause | January 30, 2020

Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant sits on the shoulders of her father, Kobe, as they attend the women's soccer match between the United States and China Thursday, April 10, 2014, in San Diego. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, file)