Thursday, May 28, 2015         
Sports Breaking News

Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

By Antonio Gonzalez Posted 06:16 p.m. HST, May 27, 2015
Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

Fighter BJ Penn reveals what would get him back in Octagon

By Billy Hull Posted 05:35 p.m. HST, May 27, 2015
B.J. Penn says he's perfectly content living in Hilo retired from mixed martial arts.
 

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

By Associated Press Posted 06:04 a.m. HST, May 27, 2015
Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.

UH basketball player Webster-Chan to turn pro

By Brian McInnis Posted 02:30 p.m. HST, May 26, 2015
Hawaii basketball swingman Negus Webster-Chan told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on Tuesday he will forsake his remaining two years of college eligibility to turn professional.

Kurt Suzuki helps Twins edge Red Sox

By Jess Myers Posted 07:41 p.m. HST, May 26, 2015
Right-hander Clay Buchholz seems to be doing his part to help the Boston get on the winning track. The Red Sox just seem to be doing little to help him.

LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

By Tom Withers Posted 05:15 p.m. HST, May 26, 2015
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title.

49ers quarterback Kaepernick apologizes for Houston storm post

By Associated Press Posted 04:56 p.m. HST, May 26, 2015
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has apologized for a post on social media Tuesday that referenced flood-ravaged Houston, where San Francisco opens the preseason Aug. 15.

World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

By Kimberly Pierceall Posted 07:06 p.m. HST, May 26, 2015
If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.

UH's Brashears named to All-Big West first team; Torres-Costa makes second team

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 01:17 p.m. HST, May 26, 2015
Hawaii right-hander Tyler Brashears was named to the All-Big West Conference first team on Tuesday while left-handed reliever Quintin Torres-Costa made the second team.

Mariota adapting to huddle, complex plays with Titans

By Associated Press Posted 10:55 a.m. HST, May 26, 2015
Marcus Mariota never had to worry about huddling up to call plays at Oregon — he and the Ducks simply glanced to the sideline for what to run next.

American Pharoah gets 1st work in since winning Preakness

By Associated Press Posted 09:34 a.m. HST, May 26, 2015
Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

911 tapes released on NFL defensive end Ray McDonald

By Associated Press Posted 08:10 a.m. HST, May 26, 2015
KRON-TV reports Tuesday that a woman, mother of the alleged victim, says McDonald was drunk when she called authorities before dawn Monday.

NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off court

By Kristie Rieken Posted 05:19 p.m. HST, May 25, 2015
MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.

Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors

By Kristie Rieken Posted 06:27 p.m. HST, May 25, 2015
James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night.

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