Cause of Taiwan Black Hawk crash revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human error and environmental factors caused the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Taiwan last month that killed eight military officers including Chief of the General S...

Jon Jones fends off title challenge at UFC 247

HOUSTON (AP) — Jon Jones faced his most serious challenge in years and ultimately held off Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Saturday night, retaining his UFC light heavyweight belt following a surprisingl...

CBS News head calls threats against Gayle King reprehensible

NEW YORK (AP) — The CBS News chief called threats against journalist Gayle King “reprehensible” Saturday as backlash grew against rapper Snoop Dogg and others critical of King for an interview where s...

Probe: No outward engine failure in Bryant helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month and killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others did not show any outward evidence of engine failure, the National Transpo...

Kobe Bryant's books surging in popularity

Books created by Kobe Bryant’s content company soared in popularity in the days following the basketball legend’s death in a helicopter crash. A trio of the books created by Bryant’s...

Italian team retires Kobe Bryant's No. 24 in tribute

RIETI, Italy (AP) — The first Italian basketball team that Kobe Bryant’s father played for retired the Lakers superstar’s jersey to the rafters in a pregame ceremony Wednesday. “You ...

No. 3 Oregon hands No. 4 UConn worst home loss since 2005

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Ruthy Hebard had 22 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 Oregon handed fourth-ranked UConn its first loss on campus in seven years, rolling to a 74-56 victory on Monday night. ...

Wisconsin lawmakers at odds over Black History Month

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's black lawmakers are feuding with one of their white colleagues after he proposed celebrating Black History Month by recognizing white abolitionists rather than letting...

The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — During advertising's biggest night, Super Bowl Sunday, marketers battled it out to bolster their brands and promote new products. Advertisers paid up to $5.6 million for 30 seconds, an...

At the Super Bowl, they remembered Kobe Bryant

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Even at the Super Bowl, they mourned Kobe Bryant. San Francisco’s Richard Sherman showed up for the Super Bowl in a Bryant jersey, the start of numerous ho...

PGA Tour remembers Kobe Bryant with 16th-hole pin position

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The PGA Tour joined players with a 16th-hole tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, using his two Lakers uniform numbers to cut the final-round...

Adam Levine relieved halftime show stress is behind Maroon 5

MIAMI (AP) — A noticeably relaxed Adam Levine took the stage with Maroon 5 for a pre-Super Bowl event in Miami on Saturday, telling the crowd he was relieved the pressures of the halftime show were be...

James has a triple-double, Lakers throttle Kings 129-113

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James had another triple-double despite an off-night shooting, Anthony Davis scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Lakers thumped the Sacramento Kings 129-113 on Saturd...

Mitchell, No. 4 SDSU rally to beat Utah State 80-68

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard watching from one baseline, Matt Mitchell scored 24 of his season-high 28 points in the second half — including three straight 3-pointers — to help rally No. 4 San ...

No. 9 Duke beats Syracuse 97-88; Carey another double-double

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Vernon Carey Jr. had 26 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for the 10th double-double of his freshman season and No. 9 Duke beat Syracuse 97-88 on Saturday night. ...