Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Didn’t Have ‘Terrain Awareness’ Warning System That Might Have Avoided Crash
As the world mourns the loss of Kobe Bryant,his daughter Gianna Bryant, and the lives of the other seven people onboard, investigators work to understand what actually happened during the helicopter c...
Bob Wojnowski: If Mark Dantonio wants to revive Michigan State football, he needs to stand and be heard
Silence can’t always be the answer from Mark Dantonio’s program. Status quo can’t always be the solution.Michigan State’s football season ended a month ago with another 7-6 record and another round of...
The Detroit News
Stevens: 'Cheer,' the Netflix series about a Texas cheerleading team, is the show America needs right now
“Cheer” is the series America needs right now.The six-part Netflix documentary follows a team of iron-willed cheerleaders and their take-no-prisoners coach from Navarro College, a community college in...
Paul Sullivan: Cubs fans are annoyed. White Sox fans are optimistic. So is this the year the Sox can take over Chicago?
CHICAGO — Fan conventions basically are infomercials to help market teams, so it’s difficult to draw any hard conclusions from back-to-back weekends of the Cubs Convention and SoxFest.Both teams succe...
Marcus Hayes: The day Kobe Bryant fulfilled a dying man's wish
It was just a 30-minute Skype call, but it meant everything to the biggest Kobe Bryant fan in St. Louis.In November 2012, Dwann Dillon was a healthy, 39-year-old youth basketball coach and referee, a ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Best times for anglers
This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.———Sunday……...
Tribune News Service
Dennis Anderson: Ice fishing village on Minnetonka is hot destination for Iowa regulars
LAKE MINNETONKA, Minn. — Sitting atop 16 inches of ice the other evening on Lake Minnetonka, Frank Trcka was fooling one bluegill after another. His nephew, Dan Auel, also was reeling in the odd keepe...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Michael Cunningham: Braves face tough road for NL East three-peat
ATLANTA — The 2020 over/under win totals for National League East teams posted by Caesar’s Sportsbook look a lot like the final 2019 standings. The Braves are just ahead of the Nationals. There’s a sm...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Predator fish that anglers love faces uncertain future in California water wars
In California’s never-ending water and fish wars, the striped bass doesn’t get nearly the publicity as its celebrity counterparts, the endangered Chinook salmon and Delta smelt.Yet the striped bass is...
The Sacramento Bee
Blues snap losing streak with 5-4 shootout win against Flames
Jordan Binnington picked up where he left off at the All-Star Skills competition, stopping both shots he faced in a shootout while Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored in the shootout to give the Blu...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch