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UH’s Melounova falls in NCAA second round

University of Hawaii freshman Petra Melounova’s season ended with a loss to LSU senior Joana Valle Costa in the second round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Singles Championship today in Athens, Ga. Read More
COURTESY STEVE COLQUITT
                                Hawaii freshman Petra Melounova won her match today at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

UH’s Melounova advances in NCAA tennis tournament

COURTESY STEVE COLQUITT
                                Hawaii freshman Petra Melounova won her match today at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 4:36 pm
University of Hawaii freshman Petra Melounova advanced to the round of 32 in the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Singles Championship with a 7-6 (5), 6-3 win over Texas A&M senior Rachel Pierson. Read More
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                                Kendall Grove at the Blaisdell Arena

Maui’s Grove gets Bellator MMA fight in July

STAR-ADVERTISER STAFF / 2012
                                Kendall Grove at the Blaisdell Arena

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 3:26 pm
Maui’s Kendall Grove will fight for the first time since a TKO loss last October. Read More
 
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                                Tennessee Titans quarterbacks Marcus Mariota, middle, Matt Cassel, right, and Tyler Ferguson ran a drill during the team’s organized team activity at its training facility today in Nashville, Tenn.

Mariota returns to practice field for Titans

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                                Tennessee Titans quarterbacks Marcus Mariota, middle, Matt Cassel, right, and Tyler Ferguson ran a drill during the team’s organized team activity at its training facility today in Nashville, Tenn.
Returning to the practice field today for the first time since undergoing surgery in December, Marcus Mariota said, “I was just like a little kid again to be able to go out there and play.” Read More
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                                Cleveland’s LeBron James drove to the basket against Boston’s Al Horford in the second half.

Cavs push past Celtics in Game 4

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                                Cleveland’s LeBron James drove to the basket against Boston’s Al Horford in the second half.
Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet. Read More
 
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                                This photo provided by Kevin Snyder shows damage to his gold metal from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged

KEVIN SNYDER VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                This photo provided by Kevin Snyder shows damage to his gold metal from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at the Rio Olympics to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black spots and other damage, the USOC said today. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy celebrated Seattle’s 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders, in Dec. 2000, in Seattle. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that Kennedy was found dead today in Orlando.

NFL Hall of Famer found dead in Orlando

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                                Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy celebrated Seattle’s 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders, in Dec. 2000, in Seattle. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that Kennedy was found dead today in Orlando.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 9:54 am
Cortez Kennedy, one of the best defensive linemen of his generation and a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee despite rarely finding himself in the spotlight as a player, has died. He was 48. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Golden State’s Stephen Curry went up for a shot as San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes defended during the second half.

Curry leads Warriors to sweep of Spurs

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                                Golden State’s Stephen Curry went up for a shot as San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes defended during the second half.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 6:38 pm
Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory tonight, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0. Read More
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                                Nashville center Colton Sissons celebrated with teammates after his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period.

Predators reach first Stanley Cup Final

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                                Nashville center Colton Sissons celebrated with teammates after his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 6:37 pm
Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators’ magical postseason now includes the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter spoke during a press conference in New York today.

Death threats may prompt Kanter to become U.S. citizen

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter spoke during a press conference in New York today.
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an expedited process toward becoming a U.S. citizen. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS / FEB. 2
                                Seats were jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro.

Scathing report on Rio Olympics: venues ‘White Elephants’

ASSOCIATED PRESS / FEB. 2
                                Seats were jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 7:53 pm
A federal prosecutor looking into last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues “are white elephants” that were built with “no planning.” Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Boston’s Avery Bradley celebrated with Jonas Jerebko after hitting the game-winning shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Bradley hits last-second shot as Celtics stun Cavs

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                                Boston’s Avery Bradley celebrated with Jonas Jerebko after hitting the game-winning shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 6:17 pm
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108. Read More

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