Sports Briefs for April 17-23, 2021

Kobe Bryant’s Nike Nike Deal Is Over

The relationship between Kobe Bryant and Nike came to an end, and this has opened a door for seeking another sponsorship deal. It’s been almost 15 months since Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others died. Bryant’s estate is frustrated over the availability of Bryant´s Nike products. The estate also said that there are a lack of shoe models for kids.

A Change In The NFL jersey number Options

The NFL decided to change the flexibility of jersey numbers, and someone had something to say about it. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady posted on his Instagram criticizing the new rule. He thinks it will confuse the players and affect the game.

Former Basketball player Terrence Clarke Died

Former basketball guard for Kentucky died Thursday in a car accident in Los Angeles at the age of 19. “I am absolutely gutted and sick tonight,” Kentucky coach John Calipari said in a statement. “A young person who we all love has just lost his life too soon, one with all of his dreams and hopes ahead of him.” 

A Therapy Bunny Stole The Spotlight During Giants & Marlins Game

A golden colored therapy bunny named Alex came to the ballpark and stole the attention of the San Francisco Giants fans Thursday. In the early innings, 4 ½ month old Alex even had screen time. It’s believed to be the first time a therapy bunny was present in 22 years of history of Oracle Park, according to the Giants spokeswoman, Staci Slaughter. 

Steelers CB Arrested For Gun Charge 

Steelers cornerback Justin Layne was arrested in Ohio after the police said they found a loaded gun in his car. Lane was arrested on a fourth degree charge for improper handling for a firearm in a vehicle. He was going 89 mph in a 60 mph zone, and records show that he was driving with a suspended license. 

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