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Kobe makes All-Star farewell among those he inspired

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers leaves the court following a game against the New Orleans Pelicans on February 4, 2016 in New Orleans, LouisianaKobe Bryant makes his 18th and final NBA All-Star Game appearance Sunday in Toronto, with the Los Angeles Lakers legend surrounded by a new generation of playmakers he inspired to greatness. "It's time for me to go," Bryant said Friday. Now Davis will be among those trying to make sure Bryant wins a record fifth NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player award, breaking the record Bryant now shares with 1950s icon Bob Petit.


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last updated: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 01:45:03 EST

NCAA basketball: Navy women beat American, earn first NCAA tournament bid
Navy seniors Angela Myers and Cassie Consedine were the first to embrace at center court following a 47-40 victory over American in the Patriot League final Saturday at Alumni Hall. Their improbable journey from the depths of the league standings four seasons ago to champions was complete, and ah...

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Sport | The Guardian
last updated: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:46:00 GMT2016-02-12T13:46:00Z

Tennis umpire was allowed to work at US Open despite betting offences ban
• Denis Pitner banned for a year in August 2015 over accessing betting account
• USTA ‘shocked’ to find it failed to withdraw credential for Croat to officiate

An umpire secretly banned for a year for betting offences by the tennis authorities was immediately allowed to work at some of the world’s biggest tournaments, the Guardian can reveal.

The Croat Denis Pitner, who was suspended in August after regularly logging on to a betting account from which bets were placed on matches, was a line judge at both the US Open, one of tennis’s four grand slam events, later the same month and also at an ATP world tour event in Doha last month, featuring Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. A photograph of Pitner sunning himself in Qatar remains on his Facebook page.

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CNN.com - Sport
last updated: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:47:59 GMT

Transgender athlete making giant strides
For as long as he can remember, Chris Mosier has known he didn't fit into that "box" -- that he didn't subscribe to society's traditional definition of male and female. But life might be about to get a little bit easier for this trans-athlete trailblazer.









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Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed merging with Breaking News
The Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed is merging with Breaking News. Please use http://feeds.news.com.au/public/rss/2.0/fs_breaking_news_13.xml instead.

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last updated: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:27:00 GMT

The Premier League ladder by player wages
LEICESTER City may be first on the Premier League ladder but definitely aren’t in player wages. Find out who is and where your side is placed.

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ESPN.com - TOP
last updated: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:00:21 EST

RB Forte, Bears parting ways after 8 seasons
RB Forte, Bears parting ways after 8 seasons

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Pirates bringing back yellow jerseys?
NOTE: This is not official. Not even close. But based on this Tweet from Pirates Equipment/Clubhouse Manager Scott Bonnett, it sure looks like it… Bonnett quickly deleted the tweet once people noticed and started to freak out….but you can’t erase the internet. The quick deletion leads me to believe that, yeah, we were on to something. […]

NOTE: This is not official. Not even close. But based on this Tweet from Pirates Equipment/Clubhouse Manager Scott Bonnett, it sure looks like it…

Bonnett quickly deleted the tweet once people noticed and started to freak out….but you can’t erase the internet. The quick deletion leads me to believe that, yeah, we were on to something.

Obviously that shot doesn’t give you the full look, which I would think the Pirates will want to reveal in a more grand fashion. I’m not sure when that would be happening. I’m personally a huge fan, though, and it seems like most people are as well. I do wonder what kind of pants they would pair with those tops…yellow? Black? White? Will there be throwback caps as well? I am looking forward to finding out. I have no doubt this will be a merchandise boon for the Bucs whenever they start selling them.

Unfortunately, based on this image, it looks like the Sunday jerseys from this past year are gone. The rumor is that the new ones will replace those…which is a bummer, but at least they’re being replaced with something equally or even more cool. The camos are back, as are the black, grey, and white jerseys.

In other uniform news, the spring training unis were officially released today:

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