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Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' wins Oscar for Best Animated Short Film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is a winner in retirement, too. The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the animated short category for “Dear Basketball,a poem he penned for The Players Tribune in 2015.  He’ll add it to an already jammed trophy collection that includes five NBA championships with the Lakers, two Olympic gold medals, NBA Finals most ...

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Kobe's 'Dear Basketball' wins Oscar for Best Animated Short Film

Black Mamba can now add a certain gold statuette to his trophy case. “Dear Basketball,” the animated short based on the eponymous letter written by Kobe Bryant regarding his retirement from the NBA, won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Directed by Glen Keane,… NBA | theScore

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Atlanta Hawks accept #BlackPantherChallenge, bring 150 youth to see film

ATLANTA – On Feb. 21, the Atlanta Hawks will show the film “Black Panther” to more than 150 youth and chaperones at Regal Atlantic Station Stadium as part of the team’s Black History Month celebration. Hawks players, including Mike Muscala and 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars participant Taurean Prince, will address the youth and engage in a Q&A session ...

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Short film shows every concussion in the NFL this season

There were 281 reported concussions in the NFL during the 2017 season, the most ever since the league began releasing data in 2012. Data artist Josh Begley has compiled each one of them into a short film titled “Concussion Protocol.” As chilling as the film is, Begley said its intent isn’t to argue for the end of football. “In the ...

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B.C. Now Canada's Most Popular Province For Film, TV Production: Report

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has surpassed Ontario as Canada’s top locale for film and television production for the first time, a development that industry experts largely credit to the rise of streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. A new report by the Canadian Media Producers Association says the 2016-2017 fiscal year was strong for Canada overall, with production ...

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Film room: A look at the Eagles' outstanding run defense

The Philadelphia Eagles are tasked with the unenviable responsibility of stopping the New England Patriots‘ offense in order to win their first Super Bowl in franchise history. It’s not an impossible assignment, however. The Eagles ranked first in rushing defense by traditional and advan… NFL | theScore

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Film room: How Patriots' Amendola has been key in filling Edelman void

The New England Patriots‘ season ended up where many predicted it would – a Super Bowl appearance – so it’s easy to forget the campaign started with a disaster, namely the season-ending injury to Julian Edelman in the preseason. <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nfl/players/17975" … NFL | theScore

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