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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2012
                                In his latest fight, UFC star BJ Penn lost to Yair Rodriguez on Sunday.

Penn’s grit not enough to make up for his age

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2012
                                In his latest fight, UFC star BJ Penn lost to Yair Rodriguez on Sunday.

Updated on  January 18, 2017 at 11:20 am
Willie Mays stumbling in the outfield during the 1973 World Series is almost as memorable as his signature back-to-the-plate catch 19 years previous. Maybe because so many more people had TVs by then. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Justin Thomas flopped his ball from the rough to the seventh green to save par at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Saturday.

Poise is part of what makes Thomas so good this week

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Justin Thomas flopped his ball from the rough to the seventh green to save par at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Saturday.

Updated on  January 14, 2017 at 10:57 pm
Justin Thomas watched with a slight grimace as his approach shot on the 13th hole landed. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jared Sawada of Mililani teed off at the Sony Open on Thursday.

PGA Tour’s young stars make Sony Open sing

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jared Sawada of Mililani teed off at the Sony Open on Thursday.

Updated on  January 13, 2017 at 1:28 pm
Too often, the Sony Open in Hawaii has been defined by who is not here. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Parker McLachlin let it rip off the 18th tee to start off the Sony Open Pro-Junior Challenge at the Waialae Country Club on Tuesday. McLachlin teamed up with Claire Choi.

Azinger helped McLachlin recover his confidence

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Parker McLachlin let it rip off the 18th tee to start off the Sony Open Pro-Junior Challenge at the Waialae Country Club on Tuesday. McLachlin teamed up with Claire Choi.

Updated on  January 10, 2017 at 11:00 pm
It was a coming home story 11 years ago when Parker McLachlin finished in the money at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Read More
COURTESY JENNIFER CASTILLO-PASSMORE
                                Mark Passmore and Jennifer Castillo-Passmore with Deshaun Watson, middle, the month before he left for Clemson.

Clemson’s Watson earns respect with his actions

COURTESY JENNIFER CASTILLO-PASSMORE
                                Mark Passmore and Jennifer Castillo-Passmore with Deshaun Watson, middle, the month before he left for Clemson.

Updated on  January 8, 2017 at 9:29 pm
How does a girl born-and-raised in Kalihi become a Clemson football fan? For Jennifer Castillo-Passmore it was natural. Read More

Akana lands on his feet at Kahuku

Brandyn Akana, the former University of Hawaii assistant basketball coach, is in the midst of a great comeback. Read More
Updated on  January 7, 2017 at 11:23 pm
 

Last season brought some cheer to UH

The University of Hawaii athletic department made history in 2016, the good kind. Read More
Updated on  January 3, 2017 at 11:00 pm
 
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                University of Hawaii forward Jack Purchase hit a 3-pointer over Southern Miss guard Bilal Abdur-Rahim.

Purchase gives UH’s most loyal fans hope

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                University of Hawaii forward Jack Purchase hit a 3-pointer over Southern Miss guard Bilal Abdur-Rahim.

Updated on  December 26, 2016 at 12:43 am
For Jack Purchase, it was the day after the big holiday and he exchanged his shooting slump for a hot hand from 3-point land. Read More

Lempa’s defense fought back to make the difference for UH

It was one of those thousand-yard college football games, both teams running up and down the field making big plays, both teams crossing the goal line seemingly at will. Read More
Updated on  December 24, 2016 at 10:43 pm

Hawaii Bowl brought out the best in UH’s Rivers

The numbers are still hard to believe a decade later. Jason Rivers caught 42 passes for 704 yards and six touchdowns in four games. Read More
Updated on  December 23, 2016 at 10:12 am

Bowl games should be cherished, not dismissed

At first I thought maybe it was a generational thing, this distaste I have for Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey and now Shock Linwood bailing out of their college football bowl games. Read More

Minnesota coach has no reason to be proud

University of Minnesota football coach Tracy Claeys said he wasn’t involved in suspending 10 of his players from the upcoming Holiday Bowl. Read More
Updated on  December 17, 2016 at 11:38 pm

Some runners trade integrity for a medal and a shirt

When I saw the website reporting people cheating at the Honolulu Marathon I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. So I did a little bit of both. Read More
Updated on  December 17, 2016 at 6:51 pm

For Shoji, his next victory will be his most important one

As Monday afternoon wore on the bad news we’d anticipated never broke. This was the day some of us thought Dave Shoji would announce his retirement. Read More
Updated on  December 13, 2016 at 5:48 pm
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                American Lindsey Scherf gestures after crossing the finish line with a second place finish in the Women’s Elite division during the 2016 Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in Waikiki.

Scherf carries American hopes and does it her own unique way

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                American Lindsey Scherf gestures after crossing the finish line with a second place finish in the Women’s Elite division during the 2016 Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in Waikiki.

Updated on  December 12, 2016 at 12:30 am
An hour into the race the general consensus among the experts was she would end up broken down on the side of Kalanianaole Highway. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER FILE PHOTO
                                Joe Onosai was a high school legend for Pac-Five, but it was just the beginning of his journey.

Local authors show all sides of Hawaii in new books

STAR-ADVERTISER FILE PHOTO
                                Joe Onosai was a high school legend for Pac-Five, but it was just the beginning of his journey.

Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 10:44 pm
Joe Onosai is a pastor who went to University High and starred in football for Pac-Five and the University of Hawaii. Later, among many other occupations, he performed incredible feats in the televised World’s Strongest Man competition. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2015
                                Shane Victorino is sitting by the phone waiting for a team to call him with an opportunity to play again.

Victorino waits for the phone to ring

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2015
                                Shane Victorino is sitting by the phone waiting for a team to call him with an opportunity to play again.

Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 11:29 pm
Shane Victorino is not what you’d call the retiring type. Read More
COURTNEY METZGER / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Hawaii’s Sheriff Drammeh drove into contact and drew a foul while going to the hoop against Princeton’s Devin Cannady in the first half of Wednesday’s game in Bloch Arena.

UH will get a long break, and it will need one

COURTNEY METZGER / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Hawaii’s Sheriff Drammeh drove into contact and drew a foul while going to the hoop against Princeton’s Devin Cannady in the first half of Wednesday’s game in Bloch Arena.

Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 10:33 pm
No one likes to go on a long break after a loss. Read More

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