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The final week of play not only kept Hawaii's quest for a 19th consecutive conference title -- outright or shared -- from sinking, it also floated the postseason boats of UC Santa Barbara and Cal State Northridge. Story »

Adapt and evolve. It's key to success in many jobs, but perhaps none more crucial than in coaching. When change is the only constant, with new players every season and the sport itself continually being tweaked, it becomes a matter of relate or become irreleva Story »

Two days after his high school graduation, Dee Maggitt's parents flew with him to Hawaii and dropped him off on campus. "I kind of felt lost," he said. "I was the last one (on the team) to get here and I really didn't want to come. I wasn't ready." Story »

Wide receiver Quinton Pedroza was sorry. He was sorry for letting down University of Utah teammates and coaches, sorry for worrying his family, sorry for disappointing the image in the mirror.  Story »

The University of Hawaii football team probably will wait until after Thursday's practice to cement the final starting position on defense.  Story »

SPORTS BREAKING NEWS
In the calendar of his mind, one day was circled: Aug. 30, 2014. Since transferring to the University of Hawaii in July 2013, running back Willis Wilson looked forward to playing his former team, Washington, in the 2014 opener.  Story »

Micah Hatchie was once too big to play football. Then he went to the University of Washington, where he was told he was too small to start on the offensive line. Story »

One of the fun parts for a coaching staff during fall camp is finding that diamond in the rough. Maybe it's a guy coming back from injury, or a walk-on who simply figured it out. Story »

"The Freak Show" has left the stage. The collection of receivers -- diverse in heights, weights and personalities -- has been restructured and rebranded.  Story »

 
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The mandate and, indeed, a slogan around University of Hawaii football for this year has been to "finish." After losing five games by a touchdown or less in 2013, it is a worthy goal. But the financial and emotional imperative at UH these days is for the Rainbow Warriors to start well, too. Story »

Everybody knows in football the defense's job is to stop the other team's offense. Kevin Clune takes the simplicity a step further. "Let them score less than we score," the new University of Hawaii defensive coordinator said when asked for the basic goal of his unit, after Tuesday's practice, four days before the season opener against Washington.  Story »

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