Players and coaches at Kobe Bryant's Mamba Sports Academy describe the devastating moment they heard about the athlete's death
"It was horrible inside," Mamba Sports Academy employee Madison Murray told the Los Angeles Daily News. "So silent you could hear a pin drop."
Nike's new CEO reveals how the company decides when to take a stand on social issues — and when to stay quiet
Nike's new CEO John Donahoe explained the process behind brand-led campaigns like Nike's?infamous Colin Kaepernick ad.
An MMA manager said Conor McGregor is 'a scumbag' and his only chance of fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov is in the streets
Ali Abdelaziz said McGregor needs to fight Justin Gaethje, another client of his, if he is to earn a second shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Dominant women's champion Valentina Shevchenko kicks so awesomely she looks like a video game cheat code has come to life
Shevchenko made a third successful defense of her UFC women's flyweight championship, and wowed the Houston crowd with highlight-reel moments.
Long-reigning champion Jon Jones narrowly won a fight which the UFC president Dana White said he should have lost
Stats show Dominic Reyes had perhaps done enough to win and even UFC boss Dana White said his kids were terrorizing him, saying Jon Jones had lost.
A 20-year-old USA-born Swede just broke the pole-vaulting world record, and said he wanted to do it since he was 3 years old
Watch the record-setting jump right here as Armand Duplantis cleared 6.17 meters on his second attempt at the World Athletics Indoor Tour on Saturday.
Lionel Messi is FC Barcelona and La Liga's highest-ever scorer, and has won more Ballon d'Or trophies than any player in history.
Roger Federer briefly served as ball boy in his charity match against Rafael Nadal after letting a ball girl play a point for him
Federer threw two balls onto the court for the ball girl, who won a point against Nadal in the charity match in Cape Town.
The rotors of Kobe Bryant's helicopter were still spinning the moment it crashed, further suggesting a disoriented pilot was to blame
A witness told investigators that area was surrounded by mist when he saw the helicopter "emerge from the clouds" before it crashed.
An official Kobe Bryant memorial is planned February 24 at Staples Center, where he once dominated for the Los Angeles Lakers
Bryant's wife Vanessa confirmed a memorial event for Bryant and his daughter Gianna is scheduled for 2/24 — a date with significance for both.
Security footage shows Kobe Bryant's helicopter vanishing into thick LA fog moments before it crashed, killing all 9 people on board
This image shows Kobe Bryant's helicopter vanishing into heavy fog over Los Angeles, moments before it crashed and killed everyone on board.
Carli Lloyd says that watching Kobe Bryant look 'so happy' in retirement gave her comfort about 'what my post-soccer career might look like'
"To see him so happy with his family post playing made it even harder to see the accident happen," USWNT star Carli Lloyd told Business Insider.
The Sixers have lost four in a row, while Joel Embiid voices frustrations about the offense and not knowing where he'll get the ball.
Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Deontay Wilder, and many others could have a barnstorming year in 2020.
Giannis Antetokounmpo roasted James Harden during the NBA All-Star draft — 'I want somebody that's going to pass the ball'
Giannis Antetokounmpo chose Kemba Walker with his third pick at the All-Star draft while LeBron James picked up James Harden.
The rise and fall of XFL — Vince McMahon's wild, sexualized, exaggerated answer to football that lasted only one season
This year, XFL, the controversial football league, is back. Here's how its only disastrous season went in 2001.
Video shows how casually Patrick Mahomes called the game-changing play of the Super Bowl, and it all happened thanks to a 49ers challenge
Patrick Mahomes was the hero of Kansas City's Super Bowl win, and thanks to NFL Films, we now have an inside look at how he sparked the comeback.
The first female coach in MLB history didn't realize she had been interviewing for the job for a month before the Giants offered it to her
San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler made history by hiring Nakken. She says she's "the right person for that job" regardless of her gender.
The Heat, Knicks, and Wolves all did well at the NBA's trade deadline, while things didn't work out well for the Pistons and the rest of the West.
Patrick Mahomes says he wants to play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game with Chance the Rapper, Common, and Bad Bunny
Days after winning the Super Bowl, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said he wanted to play in the NBA's Celebrity All Star Game.
Nikola Jokic hit a bizarre, hilarious, one-legged game-winner — a shot he invented while recovering from a sprained ankle
After Wednesday's win, Nikola Jokic told media that the one-footed fadeaway — dubbed "The Sombor Shuffle" — is his go-to shot while playing HORSE.
The Warriors are betting they can revive Andrew Wiggins and find the best version of the 2014 No. 1 pick to lead them into the next era.
'I am mortified, I am embarrassed, and I am very angry': Gayle King defends herself amid backlash for asking WNBA star Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant's rape allegations
Gayle King accused CBS News of sharing a clip that was "totally taken out of context, and when you see it that way, it's very jarring."
Chiefs running back Damien Williams paused his Super Bowl celebration to swap jerseys with 49ers' Raheem Mostert —?'We came a long way'
Damien Williams' 104 rushing yards and game-clinching 38-yard touchdown run were instrumental to the Kansas City Chiefs' come-from-behind victory.
Raptors score 11 points in 100 seconds to complete miracle comeback and extend the longest winning streak in the NBA
The Raptors' 12th straight win was a white-knuckle ride in which they scored 11 strsaight points and forced three turnovers in less than two minutes.
Masai Ujiri is qualified and capable of leading the Knicks' rebuild, but it will take more than one person to turn the franchise around.
Andy Reid didn't believe Chiefs GM Brett Veach when he said draft prospect Patrick Mahomes was 'the best player I've ever seen.' Then he saw the tape.
The Kansas City Chiefs believed Patrick Mahomes could become the greatest quarterback ever. So far it's working out pretty well for them.
Simone Biles' new vault has never been attempted by a woman in international competition — and it looks she'll use it at the Tokyo Olympics
Simone Biles' new Yurchenko double pike vault features a back handspring onto the vault and two full piked backflips on the dismount.
Jon Jones hopes to continue his dominance against Dominick Reyes in UCF 247 on February 8. To stream the PPV match you'll need an ESPN+ subscription.
Nike just revealed the official uniforms it designed for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics, and it's the most high-tech line from the sports retailer yet
Nike unveiled its official Olympic uniforms for Team USA athletes competing in track, basketball, soccer, and skateboarding events in Tokyo.
The Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback said "I'm going to Disney World!" after winning the big game on Sunday.
Alex Morgan is still training and ripping shots while 7 months pregnant, and it may point to her readiness for the upcoming Olympics
After announcing her pregnancy in October, Alex Morgan made it clear that she intended to contend for a spot on the USWNT's 2020 Olympics roster.
In trading Mookie Betts and David Price to the Dodgers, the Red Sox acquired some assets, but perhaps more importantly, ducked under MLB's luxury tax.
Vlatko Andonovski has to cut two players from the USWNT roster for the 2020 Olympics. If Alex Morgan makes it to Tokyo, that number jumps to three.
Wild videos show a police chase in the middle of the Kansas City Chiefs' championship parade route with fans on both sides
A gray sedan broke through the barriers along Kansas City's Grand Boulevard and sped down the Chiefs' Super Bowl parade route with police in tow.
BI Prime published highlights from the investor deck Maven presented to share its plan to double Sports Illustrated's online traffic and revenue.
Billionaire Avenue Capital founder Marc Lasry says the decision to pay hundreds of millions to buy the Milwaukee Bucks 6 years ago was 'the best investment I've ever made'
Marc Lasry, the billionaire founder of Avenue Capital, said when he bought the NBA team, he viewed it as a media purchase.
Duke's Cassius Stanley showed his jaw-dropping leaping ability with a Zion Williamson-like one-handed dunk
Cassius Stanley broke the Duke vertical leap record set by Zion Williamson — and he's taken over as the Blue Devils' highlight-reel dunker ever since.
A 17-year-old American scored his first goal for Borussia Dortmund, and it was so good it stunned the crowd into silence
Erling Braut Haaland was also on the scoresheet for his eighth goal in four games as Dortmund lost 3-2 to Werder Bremen.
Kobe Bryant's body has been returned to his family, who can now organize a funeral for him and Gianna
"People have sent the most amazing ideas for tributes and boulevards and this and that," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told ABC7.
The Wolves are reportedly in hot pursuit of D'Angelo Russell, and it could trigger the next NBA blockbuster trade and a chain reaction of other moves
The Wolves' pursuit of D'Angelo Russell could end up involving several other teams and triggering other moves around the NBA.
Tom Brady is set to become a free agent for the first time in his career — these are the 12 potential landing spots with the best odds of signing the Patriots superstar
Tom Brady is set to become a free agent, and teams are eager to make him an offer and convince him to leave the Patriots.
USWNT forward Christen Press scored on a gorgeous long-range goal in Olympic qualifying —?and the goal even stunned head coach Vlatko Andonovski
Christen Press has recorded four goals and an assist in the USWNT's three Olympic qualifying games, and she's not even a regular starter.
The surprise team of the NBA season is calling out a 36-year-old veteran for staying away all season while they surge to the playoffs
While Andre Iguodala waits for a trade to a contender, he could be a helping a playoff team he's currently on in the Memphis Grizzlies.
Electric-vehicle ads made up nearly half of this year's Super Bowl car commercials, but account for less than 2% of US car sales
Sales of electric cars are minuscule compared to their ad presence at the Super Bowl, representing not where the industry is but where it wants to go.
Lakers fans paid tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant by leaving more than 1,300 basketballs outside the Staples Center
Mourners also dropped off 25,000 candles, 5,000 signs, 500 stuffed toys, 350 pairs of shoes and 14 banners, Staples Center President Lee Zeidman said.
Players in some esports leagues are earning as much money as their athlete counterparts — here's what pro gamers can expect to make
Competitors in games like "League of Legends," "Overwatch," and "Call of Duty" often bring in higher salaries than pro athletes in well-known leagues.
Neymar's birthday partying at an extravagant Paris nightclub was not ideal preparation for PSG's next match, coach says
Neymar will miss the match nearest his birthday for the third consecutive year after suffering a rib injury against Montpellier on Saturday.
Teofimo Lopez, a 22-year-old American, says he's doing all he can to fight one of the world's best boxers because he 'ain't no b----'
The Brooklyn lightweight told us his world title unification fight against Lomachenko could land in May or June in New York, Las Vegas, or Saudi Arabia.
Kansas City Chiefs' Derrick Nnadi paid adoption fees for more than 100 dogs after winning the Super Bowl
The Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle has been helping abandoned dogs for a long time — and he went the extra mile after winning the Super Bowl.