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Omarosa Called Out Trump’s “Bad Week” In A Perfectly Shady Tweet

By Daniella Bondar
In a recent change of pace, Omarosa Manigault isn't the one ruining President Donald Trump's week with a tell-all book, but that doesn't stop her from dragging him on Twitter. News dropped on Tuesday, Sept. 4 that esteemed journalist Bob Woodward…

Kanye West Rapped About Stormy Daniels & You'll Wince At It

By Alexandra Svokos
On Friday, June 1, Kanye West dropped his newest album, Ye. Within just a handful of songs, Kanye managed to touch on a whole breadth of subjects — including the woman at the center of a presidential controversy. However, Kanye West's lyrics about…

The 'Scandal' Cast Just Finished Filming & Their Tweets Will Wreck You

By Kristen Perrone
ABC's powerhouse TGIT lineup is reaching the end of an era. With Scandal set to conclude its seventh and final season on April 19, the cast wrapped filming this weekend and, no surprise, things got emotional. While fans still may be freaking out…

People Are Really Pissed That Kobe Bryant Won An Oscar & Here's Why

By Shelby Black
Kobe Bryant apparently wins on and off the court. Following his win for Best Animated Short during the 90th Academy Awards, these tweets about Kobe Bryant winning an Oscar show that a lot of people are not pleased with this particular victory. And…

Dwight Howard Kept Making 'D' Jokes In An Interview, Is Still 15 Years Old

By Adam Silvers
Arguably, the one thing that's plagued NBA superstar Dwight Howard the most throughout his career is his immaturity. When it comes to being dominant on the court, there are few who are more physically gifted than the 6-foot-11-inch, 265-pound…

Ariana Grande Is The Self-Proclaimed 'Hardest Working 23-Year-Old Human Being’

By Eitan Levine
You gotta hand it to Ariana Grande. There are few people on the planet with more of a sense of self-worth than she has. One constant knock against Hollywood is that celebrities over value their work. Yes, I get actors, singers and models do make…

Map Of States' 2016 Google Searches Proves Missouri Had The Best Year Of All

By Alexandra Svokos
As the year comes to an end, there are a variety of ways to look at it. You can list the best new music, remember the special people who died or note what will end up in the history books. But if you really want to know what people were trying to…

Dwight Howard Gets Called A ‘Bitch’ By Lakers Fan, Challenges Him To Fight

By Adam Silvers
I think it's safe to say there's no love lost for Dwight Howard in Los Angeles. The former Lakers center, who now plays for the Atlanta Hawks, returned to LA when his Hawks took on the Lakers in a Sunday evening clash. The Lakers beat the Hawks…

The 8 Most Annoying Sports Fans You'll See At Any Game

By Jayme Lamm
The NFL season is upon us, and boy, does it mark a glorious time in our lives. But along with your fantasy points and actual team wins comes dealing with the most annoying sports fans known to man. These fans are a necessary evil to the game we love…

Simone Biles Started A Twitter Movement To Make The Final Five 'SNL' Hosts

By Joseph Milord
There's nothing final about the Final Five's stay in the limelight — not if Simone Biles can help it. On Wednesday, the 19-year-old gymnast started a Twitter campaign to get her and her gold medal-winning teammates out to Rockefeller Center for a…

Kobe Bryant And His Wife Announced Their Third Pregnancy In The Cutest Way

By Adam Silvers
Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant may have retired from the NBA, but he's about to put in more work than he has in quite a while. No, Kobe isn't going to play in China or anywhere else overseas, he and his wife, Vanessa, are expecting a baby…

Kyrie Irving Bet Kobe Bryant An Insane Amount Of Money He'd Beat Him 1-On-1

By Joseph Milord
What a difference four years have made for Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving. During the run-up to Team USA's successful run at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kyrie was just a young buck in the NBA and Kobe was the top dog on the national basketball team…

4 Things I Stopped Supporting Because I Was Tired Of Compromising My Beliefs

By Alex Eichenstein
It's super hard not to be a hypocrite nowadays. As often as I whine and complain (and trust me, it is quite often) about the many ways in which the patriarchy, capitalism, Donald Trump, etc. are oppressing our society as a whole, I am partaking in…

6 Ways Graduating From College Is Just Like Entering A Pro Sports Draft

By Pete D. Camarillo
The annual NFL Draft concluded in April, and the NBA Draft begins its annual event June 23. What happens between those two major professional sports events? For many college seniors, graduation occurs between the NFL and NBA Draft. That means you…

Why People Calling LeBron 'Salty' For His Comments On Steph Curry Are Wrong

By Joseph Milord
When LeBron James spoke his opinion on Stephen Curry's latest MVP award win, it was easy to anticipate what some fans' reactions would be. After LeBron said, I think sometimes the word 'valuable' or best player of the year you can have different…

Gay Sportswriter Gives The Best Take On Blackhawks Player Saying 'F*ggot'

By Adam Silvers
Tuesday night, Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw shouted a word I'm certain he now wishes he hadn't. It happened during the closing stages of the Blackhawks' 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of their opening-round playoff series. While…

Kanye West Is Selling New Pablo-Themed Shirts To Honor Kobe Bryant

By Adam Silvers
Since you can buy a $15,000 bag of air from Kobe Bryant's last game at Los Angeles' Staples Center, why wouldn't you want to give Kanye West $65 for this Pablo-themed Kobe Bryant shirt? According to shop.kanyewest.com, you can own this shirt to…

21 Thoughts Running Through Kobe Bryant's Head This Morning

By Adam Silvers
Wednesday night, Kobe Bryant said "goodbye" to the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers and basketball fans everywhere with the most Kobe-esque performance ever. The Black Mamba dropped 60 points, hoisted up 50 shots and left us with just two words: "Mamba…

Athletes Around The Country Are Honoring Kobe Bryant After His Last Game

By Joseph Milord
Wednesday night belonged to Kobe Bryant. In his last game ever, the 37-year-old turned a meaningless game between two non-playoff teams into must-see TV. What started out as a poor performance from the Black Mamba -- he began the game with five…

Michael Jordan Sends Amazing Message To Warriors After Record-Breaking Win

By Adam Silvers
Wednesday night will go down as one of the greatest in NBA history. Kobe Bryant dropped 60 points in his final game with the Lakers, and Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors broke the record for most wins in an NBA season. By finishing the…

The Internet Is Roasting R Kelly For Watching Kobe's Last Game On A Tiny TV

By Connor Toole
Last night, Kobe Bryant capped off his NBA career with a 60-point performance during a day when seemingly every single person on the Internet made sure to post something to commemorate his retirement. One of those people was R Kelly -- the second…

Kobe Bryant Got A Retirement Ring From The Lakers That Will Blind You

By Adam Silvers
Wednesday night, Kobe Bryant said "goodbye" to the NBA and Los Angeles in typical Kobe fashion. After dropping 60 points in his final NBA game to lead the Lakers to a comeback win over the Utah Jazz, Bryant came to center court and said, Mamba…

I Stayed Up Until 1 AM To Shop Beyoncé's Coveted Ivy Park Line

By Niki McGloster
My world stops for Beyoncé. I'm not sure when my mild fandom reached full-blown BeyHive levels, but over time I've come to accept I'll do anything outside of harm to myself or others (maybe) for the diva. This includes waiting online for hours to…

Gigi Hadid Posted The Most Adorable Tribute To Kobe Bryant

By Adam Silvers
Last night, Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his final professional basketball game. There were few dry eyes in the house at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and the outcry of love and support on social media was equal to…

Why You Can't Think Of Los Angeles Without Remembering Kobe Bryant

By Kelly Crosson
Los Angeles is home to a lot of things: the Hollywood Sign, Dodger Stadium, the Capitol Records Building and countless other landmarks. Many of them highlight the euphoric celebrity haven the entertainment world has positioned millions of people all…

Kendrick Lamar's New Kobe Bryant Tribute Will Give You All The Feels

By Adam Silvers
Throughout his final NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant has been receiving countless farewell tributes, both on and off the court. But, the Kobe Bryant video tribute Kendrick Lamar just dropped might be the best of them all. In the…

Kobe Bryant Demands You 'Hate' Him In This Brilliant New Nike Ad

By Joseph Milord
As Kobe Bryant's ride out of the NBA heads closer and closer toward the sunset, the Lakers legend sent out a message to his fans that contrasts their love for him: Hate me. In a new Nike ad made for Chinese television, the Black Mamba makes a great…

The Dunk of The Year Just Came From The Most Unexpected Place

By Joseph Milord
No, the dunk didn't happen during a fast break in an NCAA Tournament game. It wasn't LeBron James or Kevin Durant or Kobe Bryant who did it, either. It didn't even happen during an NBA game. This latest bit of madness in March came via an unexpected…

To All Black Mamba Fans: 'Kobe Vs. LeBron' Was Never A Legitimate Debate

By Joseph Milord
Kobe Bryant's last ever dual versus LeBron James was a great one, and most of it was due to the Black Mamba. It's no surprise when James comes out with his best -- he's still in his prime, after all -- but Kobe doing the same is a rarity these…

Kobe Bryant's Wife Has The Best Seats For His Last Season With The Lakers

By Julian Sonny
The hottest ticket in LA is, without a doubt, to a Lakers game to see Kobe Bryant in action before he retires. But, no matter how much money you're willing to spend, there are no better seats than the season tickets held by the Black Mamba's…

I Tried Kobe Bryant's Insane Training Workout So You Don't Have To

By Adam Silvers
Fusionetics is a performance technology platform that allows you to test, score and create evidence-based programs for athletes that are specifically defined to help [them] reduce the risk of injury, optimize their performance and enhance their…

How To Turn Your Career Slump Into A Creative Opportunity

By Niki McGloster
My creative well dried up. I'm usually an early bird, starting every day with a fresh pot of that obnoxious positivity you hear about in yoga classes. But suddenly, my usual excitement for rushing to work was gone. I chalked it up to quite a few…

This Is The Women's College Basketball Play That Got Kobe Bryant's Attention

By Adam Silvers
It's hard to imagine Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant thinking about anything other than his final NBA All-Star Game appearance this past weekend, but it appears there was another hoops star he was paying attention to Monday night. With eight seconds…

Let's Face It, Kobe Bryant's Farewell Tour Is One Long Walk Of Shame

By Adam Silvers
Enough is enough. Somewhere between reliving Kobe Bryant's greatest performances and watching his nightly routine of leaving a blowout loss with time winding down in the fourth quarter to a raucous applause, it hit me. This isn't the way Kobe Bryant…

Kobe Bryant Says You Need To Do This During Sex To Conceive A Baby Boy

By Adam Silvers
After 37 years on this planet and nearly two decades in the NBA, Kobe Bryant is full of sage advice. One long-time Lakers reporter, Eric Pincus, was the recipient of some Black Mamba knowledge a few years ago when he had a conversation with Kobe…

New Report Says The Lakers Once Tried To Trade Kobe Bryant For LeBron James

By Joseph Milord
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant may have never met in the NBA Finals, but they were closer to visiting each other's cities than people think. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the LA Lakers once called the Cleveland Cavaliers to inquire about the…

The Lakers Made A Young Fan's Wish Come True In Spectacular Fashion

By Adam Silvers
Yitzi Teichman is an 18-year-old Los Angeles Lakers fan like any other, except for the fact he's fighting brain cancer. Teichman is a native Californian who currently lives in Baltimore. Last night, he not only got to watch his team in Los Angeles,…

I Spent 3 Minutes In -184 Temps And Didn't Come Out Looking Like Han Solo

By Adam Silvers
Whether you're an athlete, non-athlete, trainee, non-trainee, it's something that fits everyone and everyone's lifestyle. "Oh, good," I thought as I stepped off the busy gym floor at Drive495 in SoHo and into a tiny room containing a…

Budweiser And Others Step Up To Help Kobe Fan Screwed By StubHub

By Adam Silvers
By now, you should've heard about a lifelong Lakers fan royally screwed over by ticket reselling marketplace company StubHub. Last November, Jesse Sandler purchased four tickets to the Los Angeles Lakers' final home game of the 2015-2016 season.…

The 10 Most Irresistible Travel Destinations On The 2016 Sports Calendar

By Joseph Milord
We all know what the new year means: resolutions, financial goals and a whole new round of tax returns to add to a batch of savings that will inevitably be used on vacations. Yeah, we know how this game works. And "game" is really the key word here…

Kobe Bryant Told A Teammate To Stop Playing Like He's 'Light-Skinned'

By Joseph Milord
When Los Angeles Laker Jordan Clarkson rose for a monster dunk on Sunday night, there was only one thing on his mind, and that one thing came from Kobe Bryant. The sophomore guard was quoted by ESPN's Baxter Holmes as saying, All I remember was Kobe…

Michael Jordan's Farewell Message For Kobe Proves Real Recognizes Real (Video)

By Adam Silvers
Last night, the Kobe Bryant farewell tour made its stop in Charlotte, North Carolina where Bryant's Lakers took on the Michael Jordan-owned Hornets. Before the game, the GOAT, Jordan, appeared on the arena jumbotron to share a touching message with…

Forced Farewell: Since When Did Everyone Start Liking Kobe Bryant?

By Jarone Ashkenazi
Since when has Kobe been the nice guy? Ever since Kobe announced his retirement in a heartfelt poem, it has been quite the bizarre scene. Even as a die-hard Lakers fan who has a love-hate relationship with the purple and gold, these past few weeks…

Why Every Millennial Should Care About Kobe Bryant's Retirement

By Dan Scotti
Across the playground, at recess, more of my classmates had purple and gold #8 jerseys than Knicks gear, despite growing up in Long Island, New York. You didn’t have to be from Los Angeles to be a fan of Kobe Bryant; you just had to love the game of…

What Saying Goodbye To Kobe Bryant Feels Like For A LA Native

By Christian Lim
It was a typical lazy Sunday afternoon when I started receiving text messages from friends. “Did you hear?” “It finally happened.” Those were some of the messages I read. Soon enough, I figured out what they meant: Kobe Bryant announced his…

I Hate Kobe Bryant, But I'll Always Respect Him For This One Thing

By Joseph Milord
I'm not gonna lie. I've hated Kobe Bryant for most of his career. And that hate started pretty much from the beginning. I've hated him since the first vivid memory I have of his Lakers blowing out Jordan's Bulls in '98. I hated him when N64 gave him…

Why Gen-Y Will Always Admire Kobe Bryant's Rise To The Top

By Josh Hoffman
A lot of people will look back on Kobe Bryant's 20-year career and tell their kids he was one of the greatest players to ever don a Lakers jersey, step foot on the NBA hardwood and even pick up a basketball. They'll talk about his NBA championships,…

You'll Have To Drop Some Serious Cash To See Kobe Bryant's Final Games

By Adam Silvers
Last night, Kobe Bryant announced this will be his final season in the NBA. In a poem he wrote for The Players' Tribune to make public his decision, Kobe said, My heart can take the pounding My mind can handle the grind But my body knows it's time…

Kobe Bryant Is A Legend, But You Can't Compare Him To Michael Jordan

By Grant Miller
It looks like Kobe Bryant is finally ready to hang them up. In his piece for the Players Tribune, Bryant announced his imminent retirement wrote in poetic form: You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream And I'll always love you for it. But I can't…

It's Official: Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement With Heartfelt Poem

By Joseph Milord
It's finally confirmed, Kobe Bryant has announced that he will retire at the end of this NBA season. The five-time NBA champion has struggled to play up to his usual standards so far this year, leading fans to speculate even more about the…