Tristan Castanier

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21 Easy and Delicious Whole30 Dinner Recipes

If you missed our Whole30 breakfast recipe roundup, here’s a simple refresher of what the program is all about. Designed to be a monthlong reboot for …

These Watches Take Their Cues From the Clothes You Should Wear With Them

Want a Prince of Wales check on the dial? No problem.<p>As a singular object, a wristwatch can be a spectacular thing. Combine that same watch with additional fashion and accessories, though, and you can go from tastefully put together to perilously overdressed within seconds. Luckily, a recent trend …

The 15 Best Men’s Watches Under $150

Bertucci 11041 DX3<p><b>Field Marshal:</b> Using a battery to power the Japanese quartz movement is usually an aspect we try to avoid, but the on-board power …

Kobe Bryant's accolades are matched only by his flaws

✕<p>As Kobe Bryant's career comes to a close, his legacy is difficult to ascertain. He's a surefire Hall of Famer and a defining player of his era, but he was also a legendarily bad teammate. The only way to judge him is to weigh the pros and cons equally.

7 NBA Superstars Talk About What It Was Like To Play Against Kobe Bryant

<i>With 18 NBA All-Star selections, five league titles, and two Olympic gold medals under his belt, Kobe Bryant is hanging it up at the end of this</i> …

A hero, a villain or a legend? What Kobe Bryant meant to readers

As<p>Kobe Bryantprepares to take the court for theLakersfor the final time, we asked readers to share what he meant to them and to share some of their favorite memories.<p><b>Tell us, what does Kobe Bryant mean to you?</b><p>Below are some their responses and personal photos:<p>Father Time won't defeat his legacy<p>Kobe …

Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant isn't the only NBA icon to limp into retirement

The journey Kobe Bryant has been on for 20 years as one of the best ever to play in the NBA will reach its conclusion Wednesday night at Staples Center.<p>The 37-year-old Bryant's greatest moments are behind him, and his last game against the Utah Jazz is more of him getting to the finish line with a …

Basketball

Former Lakers coach has an insane anecdote about Kobe Bryant's stubbornness and the challenge of coaching him

Bryant's work ethic and his competitiveness have practically become legends in the sports world, but what can get lost is how it can negatively affect a team.<p>ESPN's Baxter Holmes chronicled a seven-game stretch that led to Bryant's devastating torn Achilles in 2013. Torn Achilles are brutal for …

Kobe Bryant: Greatest plays and moments from his 20 years with the Lakers

The Draft<p>Bryant played in more than 1,500 games, including the playoffs, but his favorite moment came on a stage rather than on the court. “Nothing …

Kobe Bryant Might Be The Greatest Laker Ever

It’s become trendy to bash the embellished exhibition we witnessed on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The Staples Center doubled as a de facto runway …

Terrell Owens deserves to be in the Hall of Fame whether you like it or not

Getcha popcorn ready.<p>Terrell Owens is one of the greatest wide receivers to ever play in the NFL, at a position that might just have the most intense competition of any in league history. Owens absolutely deserves to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, even despite the fact he wasn't …

Channel the Villain. Unleash the Hero: The Narrative of Kobe Bryant

Lauded by many. Loathed by more. Kobe reveals why the duality is required in the greatest career finale in NBA history.<p>No player in NBA history has ever scored 50 points in their farewell game, until Kobe did.<p>No player in NBA history has ever played two decades for the same team, until Kobe did.<p>No …

Paul Pierce

Why 'Mamba' Showed Us That With Great Power And Love For The Game, Comes Hate

The higher you get to the top, the more haters you accumulate.<p>You shouldn't let this stop you to achieving your greatness.<p>What Kobe Bryant has taught us over the last several years is what entails the true heart of a champion.<p>Although the Black Mamba faced many struggles, many challenges that did …

12 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books to Read: May 2016

We couldn’t be more excited for the month of May, as it will see several spectacular-looking debut novels, continuations of a few popular series, and …