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Before And After Photos Show The Sheer Devastation After The Kobe Quake

Posted 01.20.2015 | World

Twenty years ago today, on the morning of Jan. 17 1995, a powerful earthquake hit the Japanese city of Kobe, reducing much of the city and its surroun...

Kobe Has 5 Reasons You Shouldn't Heckle Him

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports

Not every criticism of Kobe Bryant needs to be settled in Temecula. Bryant didn't even need to leave his seat on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench to s...

Kobe Bryant Has Every Right To Be Upset With Laker Teammates

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.11.2015 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

When Kobe Bryant talks, we listen. That's what five NBA titles and a league MVP gets you. As a result, it became national news when the 36-year-old Bryant was caught on camera going after his teammates for a lackluster effort during practice. "Soft," he called them.

Kobe's Critics Are Forgetting The Most Important Thing About Him

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant is 36 years old. He has been in the NBA over half of his life, which is almost inconceivable in itself, and he's returning from a devastating knee injury that cost him pretty much an entire season. ranked him the 40th best player in the league -- and that's preposterous.

Kobe Couldn't Handle This Behind-The-Back Crossover

Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

Fortunately for Kobe Bryant, he didn't suffer any injuries while trying to defend Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks and his behind-the-back crossover in a pr...

Jordan Schultz

These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

For professional athletes, exercise, diet and training are crucial to maximizing their abilities. But in recent years, more and more athletes have bee...

The Decadent Veil: Black America's Wealth Illusion

Antonio Moore | Posted 10.05.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

I write this piece following the ground work laid by W.E.B. Dubois's Veil of Double Consciousness. The veil he described was a visualization of racial duality. I now undertake the daunting task of clarifying the new veil of economics that has covered the struggles of a generation.

Kobe Is Trying To Make Money Off LeBron's Cramps

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

When LeBron James cramped up, Kobe Bryant saw an opportunity. Bryant made a conspicuous pitch for sports drink BodyArmor on Instagram just hours a...

Kobe Is Super Competitive Even When It Comes To Candy Land

Complex Sports | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Kobe Bryant is a guy who hates to lose. Whether he's playing basketball or playing Candy Land—yes, Candy Land...

Kobe 'Not Cool' With Lakers' Trade

Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

Kobe Bryant didn't seem thrilled with the Lakers' decision to trade point guard Steve Blake to the Warriors before the league's trade deadline on Thur...

Kobe Not Close To Returning

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the NBA All-Star game due to continued pain and swelling in his injured left knee. The Los Angel...

2014 NBA All-Star Starters Announced

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kobe Bryant called for younger players in the All-Star game, and the fans listened. They still want Bryant, too....

Kobe's Return Date Still Unknown

AP | By JAY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Kobe Bryant is riding a bike. That's about all he can do right now, so he's trying not to think about when he might be able to play a...

'Family Feud' Asks Who's The 2nd Best NBA Player Ever

Posted 01.14.2014 | Sports

100 people were asked who they think is the second best NBA player ever behind Michael Jordan for a recent episode of "Family Feud." The survey re...

Kobe To Fans: 'Focus On Younger Players' For All-Star Game

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While Kobe Bryant heals from his latest injury, he has an unusual message for the fans who select the NBA All-Star game's starter...

Kobe's Injury: 3 Ugly Years for the Lakers?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

One thing is for sure, the glamor franchise of the NBA for years, the Los Angeles Lakers, are heading into an uncertain and murky future.

Kobe's Rebound From Torn Achilles Will Be Vast Challenge

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Perhaps the most glaring tell that Kobe isn't yet Kobe came with just under five minutes left in the game. He was fouled and heard the whistle, yet did not attempt to bring his hands through for his trademark move to draw a shooting foul.

Kobe Has Eyes On Returning To Lakers On Sunday

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.05.2014 | Los Angeles

Long after most of his teammates scattered, Kobe Bryant stayed on the practice floor hoisting jumper after jumper and free throws. The image showed wh...

Kobe Not Planning To Play Friday Night For Lakers

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.04.2014 | Los Angeles

The Lakers have preached caution with Kobe Bryant's pending return, knowing the sensitivity surrounding his left Achilles tendon makes it unpredictabl...

Kobe Defends Contract

Posted 11.27.2013 | Sports

In response to criticism of the two-year contract extension worth nearly $50 million he signed with the Lakers, Kobe Bryant defended his deal and fir...

Kobe Returns

AP | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant has returned to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since he tore his Achilles' tendon sev...

IKEA Tackling Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact

IKEA is popping up in an unlikely location: a refugee camp on the savanna of Ethiopia. As part of an initiative to house Somali refugees, IKEA is ...

LOOK: When Kobe Bryant Goes To China, Fans Go Nuts

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

So many emotions stir whenever Kobe Bryant visits China. One Chinese fan interviewed on live television last year cried uncontrollably moments after ...

Kobe Would Play Today IF...

Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

If the Los Angeles Lakers had a postseason game today then Kobe Bryant would be in the lineup, probably. Nevermind that Bryant, who tore his Achilles ...

What? The Lakers Have New Black Uniforms? Kobe In Rome, Lebron Follows Me To Rome And The Government Is Shutdown

Tony Potts | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports
Tony Potts

I fly back into the country yesterday only to find Kobe Bryant wearing a new BLACK Lakers uniform. When did this happen?