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Vanessa Bryant Is Suing LA County Over Kobe Bryant Crash Photos: What to Know

Vanessa Bryant, the wife of the late basketball star Kobe Bryant, is expected to testify at a trial this week after she sued Los Angeles County and some of its agencies and employees for sharing photos of human remains from the helicopter crash that killed her husband and daughter. The January 2020 crash killed Mr. …

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Can a Tennis Player Share His Heart, and Courts, With Pickleball?

Allow me to begin with an admission. I haven’t exactly been a fan of pickleball, the sport that is sweeping America like thorny tumbleweeds blowing across the windswept plains. I’ve always been jarred by the sound of it: Thwack! Although pickleball, a hybrid paddle sport, is increasingly sharing space with tennis at many courts and …

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For Serena Williams, Another Warmup Before the Grand Finale

MASON, Ohio — The Serena Williams farewell tour is set to continue Tuesday at the Western and Southern Open. But for how long? The matchup — Williams vs. Emma Raducanu of Britain in the opening round — seems particularly well suited to the grand occasion that is Williams’s extended goodbye from professional tennis. With 23 …

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Pete Carril, Princeton’s Textbook Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

Pete Carril, who coached men’s basketball at Princeton for 29 years and scared big-name opponents with his undersized, often underskilled scholars playing an old-fashioned textbook game, died on Monday. He was 92. His family announced the death in a statement posted on the Princeton Tigers’ website. It did not say where he died or give …

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