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Tragic news not only in the sports world, but in the world in general with the passing of Kobe Bryant. He was in a helicopter crash in California yesterday at 9:47am where all 9 passengers on board did not survive. Also in the helicopter was Kobe’s 13 year old daughter, Gianna, and another player and parent. They were on their way to a travel basketball game and practice.  She was a stellar basketball player herself and was just as competitive as her father. The news comes one day after Kobe was passed by Lebron James for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Lebron during that game had the words “Mamba 4 life” and “8/24 KB” written in Gold marker. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

Kobe Bryant's death: Live updates and remembrance

Kobe Bryant, the NBA MVP who had a 20-year career with the Lakers, was killed Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also on board and died along with seven others.The Times is offering coverage of Kobe...

The Grammy’s were last night and it was a big night for Tanya Tucker. She took home Best Country Album and Best Country Song at the age of 61. It was her first time winning a Grammy while Willie Nelson won Best Country Performance for “Ride Me Home.” Best Country Duo/Group Performance went to Dan + Shay for “Speechless” and Dolly Parton took home Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance for “God Only Knows” with King & Country.

'It's one of the great honors of my life': Brandi Carlile helps Tanya Tucker win her first Grammy, and adds to her own haul

On music's biggest night, Brandi Carlile added another two trophies to her collection, while Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and his brother Barry won a Grammy for best recording package for their art direction on the "Chris Cornell" double album.

 

Bachelor stars Jade Roper Tolbert and her husband Tanner Tolbert lost out on the $1 million payout through online betting company DraftKings. DraftKings released a statement this weekend saying that after a multi-week investigation on claims of them cheating and rigging the standings….they have updated their leader board on the Wild Card competition and they are NOT the winners. The company says they won’t go into details, but it appears that the bachelor couple coordinated their lineups to increase their chances of winning, which is a violation of the rules. Someone with the username ‘spclk36’ is now the lucky winner of the $1 million.

'Bachelor' Couple Stripped of Million-Dollar Prize by DraftKings

Getty 'Bachelor' stars Jade Roper Tolbert and her hubby costar, Tanner Tolbert, just lost out on a million bucks from an online betting competition -- and it seems things weren't on the up-and-up ... according to DraftKings.

 

We just announced Country 1025, Acoustic Live! and if you missed it here’s the information on our next HUGE Country concert. It will be held March 4th at Big Night Live (next to the Garden) with performances by Kane Brown, Michael Ray, Russell Dickerson, Ingrid Andress, and Gabby Barrett. This acoustic show is to benefit the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and is 21+. Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday at 10am at Country1025.com, but will be available TUESDAY to our Country 102.5 VIP’s from 10am-10pm, you will receive an email with the password.

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