NAPA, Calif. — Cliff Branch, a four-time Pro Bowl and three-time All-Pro receiver with the Raiders, has died, the team announced Saturday.Branch turned 71 on Thursday.”Cliff Branch touched the lives of generations of Raiders fans,” the team said in a release. “His loss leaves an eternal void for the RaidersContinue Reading

Kobe Bryant spent most of his youth playing basketball and then had a 20-year career in the NBA. The kids watching him? They have a whole different set of pressures on them, he says.”We’re in an environment where everything is extremely structured for children,” Bryant said in an interview withContinue Reading

Kobe Bryant spent most of his youth playing basketball and then had a 20-year career in the NBA. The kids watching him? They have a whole different set of pressures on them, he says.”We’re in an environment where everything is extremely structured for children,” Bryant said in an interview withContinue Reading

Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos, died late Thursday night at his home in Denver, his family announced. He was 75.Bowlen had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.”We are saddened to inform everyone that our beloved husband and father, Pat Bowlen, passed on to the next chapter ofContinue Reading