Bryant, the widow of the N.B.A. star Kobe Bryant, had filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the company that operated the vehicle that crashed last year, killing nine.
Kobe Bryant, the former Los Angeles Lakers star who was killed in a helicopter crash last year, was posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Tomjanovich led the Houston Rockets to two championships (Hakeem Olajuwon), briefly coached the Lakers (Kobe Bryant) and oversaw an Olympic team (Kevin Garnett).
Through social media and a lawsuit, she is trying to hold law enforcement to account in ways that are uncommon for women, and especially for women of color.
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With tens of millions of dollars at stake, the All-Star Game is unlikely to be derailed by pushback from the league’s biggest stars about the health risks or the need for a break.
The pilot violated flight standards by flying into clouds, where his actions were consistent with “spatial disorientation,” the federal transportation safety agency said.
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A year that began with the deaths of two N.B.A. icons could not end soon enough, marked by heartache along the way but also small moments worth celebrating now.
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“Legacy is something people talk about when it’s all said and done, but legacy is created in the moment, in the present,” said Parker, the Los Angeles Sparks star.
Taurasi, the Phoenix Mercury guard, knows she is near the end of her career, but she plays with her signature competitive fire and is “finding the beauty in the struggle.”
The pilot texted “weather looking OK” on the morning of the crash, which killed all nine people aboard the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter, according to newly released documents.
Scientists are revising the timeline of how the virus spread. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she would direct public school districts to share federal aid with private schools.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the inductions of a generation’s giants will move from August to next spring, said Jerry Colangelo, chairman of the Hall’s board.
Bryant, who is set for posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year, powered the United States to a gold medal in 2008 with his trademark work ethic.
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January, killing Mr. Bryant and eight others, didn’t have alcohol or drugs in his system. The victims all died from blunt trauma.
Er würde lieber auf dem Trainingsplatz stehen, aber Ismail Atalan (39) ist wie alle anderen zum Warten verdammt.
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