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Kawhi lights out from beyond arc to claim MVP

The 2020 All-Star Game saw Kawhi Leonard win the first-ever Kobe Bryant MVP award, and saw both teams honor the late Los Angeles Lakers legend in the most fitting fashion possible: by playing hard to the very last second.

Magic leads tributes to Kobe at All-Star Game

Sunday’s All-Star Game was all about remembering Kobe Bryant. Magic Johnson gave a pregame speech, Jennifer Hudson performed “For All We Know (We May Never Meet Again),” and Common rapped, “Even in the darkest times, you’ll feel Kobe’s light.”

Series goat Darvish says Astros should lose title

Yu Darvish, who was shelled in Games 3 and 7 of the 2017 World Series while with the Dodgers, says that the Astros should be stripped of their title and that players on the team shouldn’t be talking right now.

Manfred defends MLB punishment of Astros

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred defended his punishment of the Houston Astros for sign stealing in 2017 and said MLB will institute new rules to police the use of technology before the 2020 season.

Hield edges Booker at buzzer in 3-point shootout

Kings guard Buddy Hield hit four of the five money balls on his final rack to defeat Suns star Devin Booker by a point and win the NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point shootout Saturday night.

NBA All-Star Game MVP award named for Kobe

The NBA has named the All-Star Game MVP award for the late Kobe Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won a record-tying four All-Star Game MVP awards, commissioner Adam Silver announced Saturday.