Vanessa Bryant on Wednesday night issued her first public comments since the death of her husband Kobe and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash Sunday.She wrote in an Instagram post: View this post on Instagram My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who've shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them. We are completely
UNCASVILLE, CONN. -- It's not a coincidence, or even a subtle hint, that every time Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas scores for her team at its home arena, the sound of an engine revving plays over the loudspeaker. She is the team's literal and figurative engine -- propelling it to every basket, rebound, steal and high-five. The sound is played so frequently throughout the night, one could be forgiven for
9:47 AM ETD'Arcy MaineESPN MASON, Ohio -- Coco Vandeweghe woke up in her hotel room in Hawaii and tried to get out of bed, but was unable to walk. The pain in her right foot was excruciating, and she was suddenly sensitive to even the touch of the bedsheet on it.It was just days before Christmas, and she had been playing in an exhibition tournament in Honolulu. She had arrived
INDIANAPOLIS -- The wait for Andrew Luck's return to the practice field will extend for at least three more practices.Luck and Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich talked Friday morning, and it was determined that the quarterback still is not ready to return to practice due to his ongoing calf injury."Continuing to progress with his strength, still a degree of pain [in his calf] that he's not comfortable with," Reich said.