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Richard Sherman says he turned down Detroit Lions' offer, didn't like team's 'culture'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:16:34 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Richard Sherman says he received a hefty offer from the Detroit Lions but opted for the San Francisco 49ers, citing a better culture fit.


Patriots longtime offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia retires from NFL
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:58:09 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Dante Scarnecchia, the Patriots offensive line coach long viewed as one of the NFL's top assistant coaches, is retiring from the NFL.


Antonio Brown interview: I put myself in a bad predicament
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:45:01 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Antonio Brown celebrated in memorable fashion on Tuesday after a Florida judge freed him from an ankle monitor and house arrest.


32 things we learned from Super Bowl LIV's Opening Night with Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:16:29 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
From Jimmy Garoppolo's big opportunity to a great emerging rivalry, Super Bowl LIV's story lines are starting to come into focus.


Super Bowl site Miami leads NFL in one category: player arrests
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:03:46 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Besides the Super Bowl, metro Miami has been the site of at least 60 NFL player arrests and citations since 2000, far more than any other city.


'He was my idol': Kobe Bryant's connection with Super Bowl LIV players runs deep
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:25:14 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
As Super Bowl LIV players took center stage at NFL media night, their respect and connection with NBA legend Kobe Bryant was apparent.


49ers' Richard Sherman honors Kobe Bryant in Super Bowl prep: 'Mamba mentality lives on'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:09:01 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Sherman and Bryant became friends, and after Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash, Sherman spoke of the influence the late Lakers star had on him.


Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill says he kept faith amid child abuse investigation
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:19:33 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Tyreek Hill was not charged after a child abuse investigation, and the Chiefs receiver says his faith helped him through the time.


49ers' Katie Sowers on being first woman to coach in Super Bowl: 'Make sure that I'm not the last'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 05:03:25 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Katie Sowers will become the first woman and openly LGBT person to coach in a Super Bowl on Sunday when the 49ers take on the Chiefs.


49ers' George Kittle says he has played with torn labrum for nearly 2 years, refuses to undergo surgery
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:36:40 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
George Kittle said he's played through a torn labrum for the last two season, and he has no plans to undergo surgery in the foreseeable future.


Tom Brady's text message to 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo before Super Bowl LIV: 'Go win'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:07:52 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Patriots QB Tom Brady had a message for his former backup, 49ers QB Jimmy Garappolo, ahead of Super Bowl LIV: "Go win," the six-time champ texted.


The New England Patriots are not in the Super Bowl, and that makes a lot of people happy
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:13:17 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Scores of NFL fans, celebrities and at least one Hall of Famer are among those expressing relief that the Patriots won't be playing in the Super Bowl.


Chiefs punter doesn't want to be 'only male Colquitt in my family who doesn't have a Super Bowl ring'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:25:03 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The pressure is on Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt at the Super Bowl. He's "the only male Colquitt in my family who doesn't have a Super Bowl ring."


Antonio Brown after being put on house arrest: I finally got some freedom
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:54:48 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
What I'm Hearing: We caught up with Antonio Brown outside the courthouse.


Ad Meter 2020: Michelob Ultra
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:46:27 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ad Meter: Jimmy Fallon tried to keep up with John Cena in the Michelob Ultra Super Bowl ad.


Ad Meter 2020: Pringles
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:09:34 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ad Meter 2020: Rick and Morty get trapped in a Pringles ad.


Entering contract year, Alvin Kamara says Ezekiel Elliot set the bar
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:48:47 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
SportsPulse: Mackenzie Salmon sat down with New Orleans Saints star Alvin Kamara who said that Ezekiel Elliott has set the bar when it comes to running back contracts.


Ad Meter 2020: Google
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:12:24 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ad Meter: Google shows how important our memories are.


Ad Meter 2020: Microsoft
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:07:54 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ad Meter 2020: Microsoft highlights Katie Sowers journey to the Super Bowl.


Ad Meter 2020: MTN DEW Zero
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:01:53 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ad Meter 2020: MTN DEW Zero recreates The Shining starring Bryan Cranston and Tracee Ellis Ross


After last year's Ad Meter win, the NFL is back with another 'juggernaut' ad for Super Bowl LIV
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:54:15 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
After winning last year's Ad Meter with "The 100-Year Game," the NFL is back with another massive Super Bowl commercial that will debut Sunday.


Ad Meter 2020: Avocados from Mexico
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:56:43 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ad Meter 2020: All the "new" accessories you can get for your avocado!


'Bosa Mobster' could be 49ers star rookie's Super Bowl nickname if teammate has his way
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:32:40 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Bosa is the great-grandson of the late Tony Accardo, who once served as Al Capone's bodyguard and later became mob boss of a Chicago crime syndicate.


What travelers need to know as TSA, airports brace for Super Bowl LIV travelers
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:51:12 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Long before the final matchup was set for Super Bowl LIV, airports and security officials were making game plans for dealing with an influx of flyers.


Google tugs at heartstrings with touching Super Bowl ad about 'Loretta'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:38:45 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Based on a true story, Google's new Super Bowl commercial stars an 85-year-old grandfather trying to keep the memory of his late wife alive.


Political football: Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg inject themselves into Super Bowl LIV
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:38:44 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The campaigns of Michael Bloomberg and Donald Trump will be airing ads during the Super Bowl, at a cost of more than $10 million each.


Opinion: Lakers emotional week tragic reminder of what we already should know
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:58:28 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
USA TODAY's Jeff Zillgitt saw first-hand with the Lakers how one falsehood and one truth bookended week filled with life's most emotional components.


Opinion: Los Angeles' love affair with Kobe Bryant took time to form
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:45:00 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
In the end, Kobe Bryant stood alone atop Los Angeles. But it took time, especially after a first decade filled with missteps ranging from personal to criminal.


LeBron James posts tribute to Kobe Bryant on Instagram: 'I'm heartbroken and devastated'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:04:19 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
LeBron James spoke with Kobe Bryant on Saturday night after James passed Bryant on the NBA's all-time scoring list. Hours later, Bryant was dead.


NBA postpones Lakers-Clippers game scheduled for Tuesday in wake of Kobe Bryant's death
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:59:23 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The NBA announced Monday the game between the Lakers and Clippers set for Tuesday will be postponed.


Opinion: Kobe Bryant's legendary life wasn't supposed to end in a nightmare
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:41:43 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Professional basketball great Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, reminding us that breathtaking talent doesn't make you immortal.


Kobe Bryant's passing: How Lakers fans mourned outside Staples Center
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:32:19 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Hundreds of Los Angeles Lakers fans gathered around Staples Center to mourn the player they once cheered during his 20-year NBA career.


Opinion: Image of Kobe Bryant with daughter Gianna shows he had moved on to another dream
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:43:51 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Kobe Bryant had incredible moments in his Lakers career, but seeing recent images with daughter Gianna, it's clear he had embraced life as a father.


Metta World Peace reflects on special dinner, rapping with Kobe Bryant: 'There's no way to cope'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:38:21 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Metta World Peace finally got to see another side of Kobe Bryant during Bryant's farewell season with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2016.


In his last sit-down interview, Kobe shared what daughter Gigi loved about basketball
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:01:26 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Prior to their passing, Kobe Bryant shared what his daughter Gianna loved about going to NBA games with him and revealed that her favorite player to watch was Trae Young.


In Kobe's last sit-down interview he talks about upcoming projects and daughter Gigi
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:59:25 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
In his last on-camera interview, NBA legend Kobe Bryant talks to USA TODAY's Mark Medina about life after basketball and his daughter Gigi's favorite NBA player.


Allen Iverson has backpack with $500K in jewelry stolen at Philadelphia hotel
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:16:11 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A backpack containing more than $500,000 worth of jewelry that belonged to Allen Iverson was stolen Monday from a hotel in Philadelphia.


Nike's online store sells out of Kobe Bryant merchandise
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:16:04 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Searches for Kobe Bryant's products give users aA landing page that includes aA purple and yellow Nike gift card with the Los Angeles Lakers logo.


NBA fans mourn Kobe Bryant following his death in helicopter crash
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:09:46 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Former NBA great Kobe Bryant was among the passengers who died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California,


Petition to change NBA logo to silhouette of Kobe Bryant has more than 2 million signatures
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:01:19 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The current logo is a silhouette of Los Angeles Lakers great and Hall of Famer Jerry West, who was a longtime player and front office executive.


The past week with the Lakers
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:41:11 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Sports Pulse: Jeff Zillgitt breaks down his experience being on the road with the Lakers.


Thurman Munson's widow on Kobe Bryant: 'We're not supposed to lose heroes like this'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:32:56 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Thurman Munson was a World Series champion with the Yankees before he died in a plane crash in 1979. His wife reflects on the Kobe Bryant tragedy.


What we know: The latest updates on tragic accident that killed Kobe Bryant, eight others
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:04:17 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Basketball has been put on pause in L.A. as players and fans continue to mourn the tragicA deaths of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others.


Opinion: Kobe Bryant's battles with Allen Iverson were as legendary as the two players
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:57:12 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Allen Iverson and Kobe Bryant always had a heated rivalry, going back to their rookie season in 1996.


Mahomes, Sherman among stars remembering Kobe Bryant at Super Bowl
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 05:59:58 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
SportsPulse: Super Bowl LIV officially kicked off on Monday and members of both the Chiefs and Niners shared their memories of the late Kobe Bryant.


Final exchange between air traffic controllers and pilot flying the Kobe Bryant helicopter
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:06:34 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Audio captured by LiveATC.net reveals the final exchanges between air traffic controllers and the pilot flying the Kobe Bryant helicopter that crashed.


Best images from the 2020 Australian Open tennis tournament
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:34:10 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The top moments from the year's first Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia.


Johnson unwilling to commit to Olympics due to crowded schedule
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:27:48 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Recent world number one Dustin Johnson is not ready to commit to this year's Olympics in Tokyo due to a crowded schedule, he said on Tuesday.


Kobe Bryant's high school coach lost his 'hero,' LeBron James 'devastated'
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:09:11 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Kobe Bryant's high school basketball coach said he lost a hero when the former NBA superstar was killed in a helicopter crash, one of the tributes that continued to pour in on Tuesday while investigators sifted through the wreckage looking for clues.


As baseball loosens grip on CBD, former football players urge NFL to follow
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:06:47 -0500
From feeds.reuters
In the bone-crunching, muscle-wrenching sport of football, staying on the field when injured is a challenging priority for NFL players.


Andreescu named in Canada team for Fed Cup qualifier
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:29:14 -0500
From feeds.reuters
U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu has been named in the Canadian team that will face Switzerland in next week's Fed Cup qualifier but will only make her season debut if her knee injury has fully recovered, Tennis Canada said on Tuesday.


Koepka says proposed new world tour might actually happen
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:51:10 -0500
From feeds.reuters
World number one Brooks Koepka said on Tuesday he thinks the Premier Golf League (PGL), a proposed series that could potentially overshadow the main tours, might actually happen after plans were announced last week.


Teenager Gauff to join Serena on U.S. Fed Cup team
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:46:05 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Serena Williams will be joined by teenage sensation Coco Gauff as part of the U.S. team that will face Latvia in a Fed Cup qualifier next month, the United States Tennis Association said on Tuesday.


Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:31:43 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Nike Inc said on Tuesday merchandise associated with Kobe Bryant, the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, was sold out on its website.


Petition to make Bryant the new NBA logo nears 2 million signatures
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:42:12 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Nearly 2 million people have signed an online petition to use Kobe Bryant's image as the new logo for the National Basketball Association following the death of the Los Angeles Lakers great on Sunday.


NBA great Kobe Bryant and daughter among nine killed in helicopter crash near Los Angeles
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:52:33 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greatest players and an athlete of global renown, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven on board, officials said.


Kobe Bryant, daughter 'Mambacita' died pursuing basketball dream
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:52:33 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Kobe Bryant called his daughter Gianna "Mambacita" after his own court nickname, "Black Mamba," confident she would follow in his footsteps and become a professional basketball player.


Djokovic and Osaka lead tennis community in mourning 'mentor' Bryant
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:52:33 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic led the tennis world in mourning for "mentor" Kobe Bryant on Monday after Melbourne Park awoke to the news that the NBA great had died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven others.


Obituary: Bryant, a transcendent star who never took a night off
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:52:20 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Kobe Bryant became one of the greatest players in basketball, a transcendent star who went straight from high school to the game's biggest stage and brought "Showtime" back to the Los Angeles Lakers for two glittering decades.


Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo prepares foreigners for potential disasters
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:37:13 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Tokyo 2020 organizers are putting the final touches to preparations less than six months out from the start of the Olympics but the area they are most concerned about remains readiness for any natural disaster striking during the Games.


Djokovic sets up Federer showdown with Raonic rout
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:18:46 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Defending champion Novak Djokovic set up a semi-final showdown with 'Big Three' rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Tuesday with a thumping 6-4 6-3 7-6(1) victory over Canada's hapless Milos Raonic.


Reprising Houdini act, Federer scrapes through against Sandgren
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:00:40 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Roger Federer performed his second Houdini act of this year's Australian Open on Tuesday, saving seven match points en route to a nerve-wracking 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-6(8) 6-3 comeback victory over American world number 100 Tennys Sandgren.


Federer hopes to recover from groin problem after lucky escape
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:00:28 -0500
From feeds.reuters
After pulling off a miracle victory against American world number 100 Tennys Sandgren by saving seven match points, Roger Federer remained optimistic about recovering fully from a groin problem in time for Thursday's Australian Open semi-final.


Weather conditions scrutinized as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 05:22:21 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday in the first full day of federal aviation experts' crash investigation.


Factbox: Love and basketball - Profiles of Kobe helicopter crash victims
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 05:22:21 -0500
From feeds.reuters
As investigators probed the cause of a helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others, profiles emerged of the victims who perished in the weekend tragedy near Los Angeles.


Navratilova, McEnroe call for name change to Margaret Court Arena
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:48:20 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe called for Margaret Court's name to be stripped from the Australian Open's second showcourt in a protest at the stadium that drew a frosty response from tournament organizers on Tuesday.


Highlights: Day nine at the Australian Open
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:00:10 -0500
From feeds.reuters
Highlights of the ninth day at the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, on Tuesday (times AEDT; GMT+11):