Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg and More Stars Call for NBA to Change Logo to Honor Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant‘s deeply devoted fanbase is doing what it takes to uphold the NBA legend’s legacy.  A little over 24 hours have passed since Bryant and eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, were killed in a helicopter crash while en route to to a basketball tournament held at the retired athlete’s Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks, Calif. As shockwaves reverberated across the world, Kobe’s famous peers and lifelong fans gathered to hold vigil and grapple with the devastating loss.  Among their efforts to honor him is a Change.org petition requesting that the NBA…

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta gives update on Shkodran Mustafi injury after FA Cup win

Mikel Arteta fears Shkodran Mustafi could be set for a long spell on the sidelines after suffering an ankle injury in Arsenal’s 2-1 FA Cup win at Bournemouth. Mustafi had to be stretchered off after landed awkwardly during the victory, which earned the Gunners a trip to face Portsmouth in the fifth round. The 27-year-old Germany defender will have scans on Tuesday to determine the extent of the problem, but Arsenal boss Arteta fears the worst after admitting the early signs were not positive. “We’ll be assessing him between today…

Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa ‘had deal not to fly in helicopter together’

Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa reportedly ‘would not fly together in a helicopter’, it’s claimed. The former NBA star was tragically killed in a helicopter crash with eight other people at the weekend, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The couple had been married since 2001 but according to People, Vanessa would not join her husband when he used helicopters for the convenience of getting around LA. A source said Kobe, 41, only ever used Ara Zobayan as pilot, who was killed alongside the basketball star in Sunday’s crash. Kobe…

Empire State Building lit up purple and gold for LA Lakers legend Kobe Bryant

The Empire State Building was lit up purple and gold as a tribute to tragic LA Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Monday night. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed along with seven others when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Calabasas, California on Sunday morning. Regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Bryant spent his entire 20-year career with the Lakers, winning five NBA championships and breaking the franchise’s all-time scoring records. And as the sporting world mourned the loss of…

Blake Lively’s Red Carpet Comeback After Baby No. 3 Was Well Worth the Wait

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Ooh la la!  Blake Lively is back and we are absolutely floored.  The 32-year-old actress stepped out on Monday, Jan. 27 for a screening of her latest film Rhythm Section at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City.  Lively looked radiant sultry wearing a black velvet strapless gown that hugged her figure in all the right places. The former Gossip Girl actress accessorized her flawless look with matching black leather gloves and a pair of vintage-looking high boots.  It’s safe to say her red carpet comeback after giving…

Jessica Simpson shares photo from backyard of where Kobe Bryant crash happened

Jessica Simpson has shared a photo from her backyard of her view which looks over where the helicopter crashed which took the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The 39-year-old singer posted a pic of the Calabasas mountains where the helicopter came down, killing nine people. Along with her husband Eric Johnson, Jessica told her followers that they saw the “emergency helicopters flying over our house and I felt the loss.” Jessica took a photo of her view just moments after the helicopter came down in heavy…

How to Get Alessandra Ambrosio’s 2020 Grammys Glow

Getty Images; Melissa Herwitt/E! Illustration We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. It was hard to miss Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio on the 2020 Grammys red carpet last night! Decked out in Balmain and rocking a serious cat eye, her beauty look was crafted by make-up artist Beau Nelson, using 100% Pure‘s clean skincare and fruit pigmented cosmetics. “Alessandra and I have worked together…

National Super League: Bidco edge Talanta to put pressure on leaders City Stars

Bidco FC’s Lambert Otieno and Rogers Omondi (left) of Talanta FC during NSL round 22 match at Camp Toyoyo on Sunday Jan 26, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Bidco United maintained their pursuit of National Super League (NSL) leaders Nairobi City Stars after defeating Talanta 1-0 at Camp Toyoyo over the weekend. Eric Gichimu scored the only goal of the match to hand Anthony Akhulia his 14th win of the campaign as they remain seven points behind City Stars with 45 points.  Speaking to Standard Sports, Akhulia said he was pleased…

Lena Dunham develops obsession with Holly Willoughby after moving to UK

Lena Dunham has confessed that she’s developed a bit of an obsession with Holly Willoughby after moving to the UK. The Girls creator has been living in Wales while she films her new TV series Industry. And after finding a love for British TV during her time in Cardiff, she’s confessed that she’s particularly fond of This Morning host Holly. She told the UK version of Cosmopolitan: “I turn on This Morning and I just love watching her. It’s like the greatest hug from the television. “I like that she’s…

Boston marathon: Cherono gears up for title defence

Lawrence Cherono, of Kenya, holds the trophy after winning the 123rd Boston Marathon, on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) Chicago marathon champion Lawrence Cherono is set to defend his title at the Boston Marathon in April after winning the race in a thrilling finish last year. Last year, Cherono took Boston by storm, edging out Ethiopia’s Lelisa Dedisa in a sprint finish. The two-time Amsterdam marathon winner (2017 and 2018) said he is preparing well for the title defence. “It was tough last year and I’m…