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Kobe Bryant Takes over High School Game in 1995 Footage

Kobe Bryant has been taking over basketball games and breaking his opponents' hearts since 1995. In this footage from his junior year at Lower Merion High School, a young Kobe showed his unbreakable will to win.<p>Kobe led his team to a 75-70 playoff win over Norristown Area High School by scoring 29 …

Basketball

Were the 70s football's golden age?

As a new photography book celebrates the glory of 70s football, Ed Vulliamy charts his own relationship with the game, from bunking into an FA Cup final to the death of innocence at Heysel<p>• Football's glory days – in pictures<p>The ivy up Wembley's outer wall held, as did the grip of my baseball boot …

Michael Jackson: Trouble in Paradise?

The pop star is about to embark on what may be the biggest tour ever. But the struggle for power in the Jackson camp could lead to a major …

The Brazuca, Adidas' New World Cup Ball

The World Cup is nearly here, with seemingly every bar in NYC hanging international flags out front and advertising <i>Watch the matches here!</i> Footie …

FIFA World Cup

Next up for the Madden curse? Richard Sherman or Cam Newton

Instead of voting to get your favorite player on the Madden cover, you should be voting to get him off it.<p>The only people that still believe in …

Inside the White House's decision to free Bergdahl | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For President Barack Obama, it seemed like the right thing to do, according to officials in his administration: Release five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay prison in return for Bowe Bergdahl, the only known American prisoner of war in Afghanistan.<p>U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe …

The True Origins of 'X-Men'

How a second-tier comic inspired a legion of misfits and changed Hollywood<p>It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, …

Corruption allegations rock Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid

As new allegations emerged surrounding the FIFA bidding process for the World Cup finals, an American former anti-terrorism lawyer will interview leading figures from Qatar's bid team in Oman Monday.<p>Those interviews will take place against the backdrop of calls for a new vote on which country …

The First State-Sanctioned GoPro Tour of Pyongyang, North Korea is Awesome, Eerie

This week is full of firsts from North Korea. Yesterday we shared what may be the first Google Glass coverage from inside the country, and today we …

Real Madrid vs. Atlético Madrid, 2014 Champions League: Final score 4-1, Gareth Bale wins the Champions League for Los Blancos

Gareth Bale's goal in the 110th minute gave Real Madrid the victory over Atlético Madrid, and more importantly, their 10th European Cup.<p>Real Madrid were less than two minutes from failing in their bid to become the first team to win 10 European Cups. Then Sergio Ramos came to the rescue in stoppage …

Didier Drogba Confirms That He Will Leave Galatasaray

Didier Drogba will keep his options open for the future after announcing that he will be leaving Galatasaray this summer.<p>The 36-year-old forward most recently helped the Turkish squad advance to the knockout stage of UEFA Champions League before falling to his former club, Chelsea, in the round of …

Soccer

Fabio Cannavaro: The street urchin who became a World Cup 'legend' - CNN.com

<i>CNN's Human to Hero series celebrates inspiration and achievement in sport. Click here for videos and features</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- "When you win the World Cup, you start to become a legend -- for the people around the world, you are different."<p>For Fabio Cannavaro, this legendary status was hard earned.<p>At just …

Will Mount Everest expeditions go on this year?

The Mount Everest avalanche accident has stunned the Sherpa community and stopped all Everest expeditions in their tracks. Depending on how long the stoppage goes on, expesditions could be delayed, or even canceled.<p>"After losing so many of our brothers and friends, it is just not possible for many …

A 1972 IRA murder of a Belfast woman has come back to haunt Gerry Adams

One of Northern Ireland's top politicians was in police custody Thursday.<p>Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was being questioned about his alleged role in the murder of Jean McConville. The mother of 10 was beaten, abducted and killed by the Irish Republican Army in 1972. The IRA believed McConville was …

Philadelphia Eagles Mock Draft Roundup

Why settle for just one mock draft when you can see who all the experts are projecting to the Philadelphia Eagles in one place? Why settle for the first round when you could get multiple takes on all seven?<p>Well, in the Eagles’ case, I suppose it’s only six rounds—for now. At the moment, that’s how …

Italy World Cup Rewind: Paolo Rossi Silences His Critics, 1982

Welcome back to Bleacher Report's series of Italy World Cup Rewinds. Over the last few months we've been looking at the best and the worst of Italy's history in world soccer's showpiece event.<p>Today, we look at the game that sent the Azzurri catapulting to their first World Cup title in 44 years—and …

Soccer

Breaking Bad Alternate Ending Idea Was "Wild Bunch Bloodbath" - /Film

As it is, the <i>Breaking Bad</i> finale was pretty damn violent. But apparently, things could’ve gotten even bloodier. According to showrunner <b>Vince …

Investigate your own murder in 'Last Life'

An upcoming detective story with a dash of transhumanism<p>In most games, when you die the experience is over. In <i>Last Life,</i> death is just the beginning.<p>The upcoming adventure game is a detective story with a twist, where you're investigating your own murder from beyond the grave thanks to a 3D-printed …

Vince McMahon

'Captain America 2' Behind the Scenes: See 16 Minutes of Footage

<i>You, Me and Dupree</i> directors <b>Joe</b> and <b>Anthony Russo</b> seemed like totally unexpected picks when they were tapped to helm <i>Captain America: The Winter …

STREET FIGHTER REDESIGNS

<b>STREET FIGHTER REDESIGNS</b><p>Sure, the cell shading and graphical overhaul in <i>Street Fighter IV</i> was impressive, but I think it’s time to bring realism to the series and artist Filip Acovic is just the person to do it.<p>Filip’s take on the characters brings a gritty and mature look to these fighters that is just the thing that the characters need to give the series a new direction.

GTA 5 on SNES! (16-bit Trailer)

Machinima

Clemson Tigers Marching Band Performs a Tribute to Classic Nintendo Video Games

The Clemson Tigers marching band performed an awesome tribute to Nintendo during a recent halftime performance. The band forms the shape of a classic …

Superman Wears a GoPro and Blows Our Minds

So, what's it like being Superman?<p>In an attempt to answer that age old question, the folks over at Corridor Digital attached a GoPro video camera to a fictional Superman and let him go about his day. The newly released POV video features the superhero battling crime, rescuing fire victims, and just …