Thursday, October 8, 2015         
Sports Breaking News

Statistical correction improves Mariota's QB's passer rating

By Associated Press Posted 1:08 p.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota's rookie season is off to an even better start now after a statistical correction improved his passer rating and completion percentage.

With 8 birdies, Wie tied for 2nd at LPGA Malaysia

By Associated Press Posted 9:52 a.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
Hawaii's Michele Wie is tied for second behind leaders Alison Lee and Xi Yu Lin in the LPGA Malaysia.

Broadcaster Vin Scully to miss postseason after procedure

By Associated Press Posted 1:10 p.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully won't be calling any games in the baseball playoffs after undergoing a medical procedure.

Kershaw, Dodgers facing different Mets in playoffs

By Beth Harris Posted 1:03 p.m. HST, Oct 8, 2015
Clayton Kershaw isn't sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title.

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith pleads not guilty to charges

By Associated Press Posted 4:50 p.m. HST, Oct 7, 2015
Prosecutors in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has pleaded not guilty to hit and run, drunken driving and vandalism.

Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win NL wild-card game

By Associated Press Posted 6:01 p.m. HST, Oct 7, 2015
Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.

Putin’s birthday gift: NHL opponents and a victory

By New York Times
It would be hard to imagine a more perfect birthday for Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, who turned 63 Wednesday.

'Superfly' Snuka going to trial for murder in mistress's death

By Associated Press Posted 12:16 p.m. HST, Oct 7, 2015
Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka will be heading to trial in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.

Ex-UH receiver Owens makes spectacular one-handed touchdown grab

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:47 a.m. HST, Oct 7, 2015
There are reasons that slotback Chad Owens has practiced one-handed catches since he played football at the University of Hawaii.

NFL considers moving the Pro Bowl overseas

By Barry Wilner Posted 4:30 p.m. HST, Oct 7, 2015
The Pro Bowl could land in international sites. Brazil has expressed interest in the all-star game, and Waller said Australia, South Africa and Asia also were potential sites, but probably not before early 2018.

Jazz outlast Lakers in overtime at Stan Sheriff Center

By Brian McInnis Posted 9:12 p.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
Guard Alec Burks scored 27 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 117-114 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in NBA preseason play at the Stan Sheriff Center tonight.

Polynesian Football Hall adds 5 more legends

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 9:33 a.m. HST, Oct 7, 2015
Charlie Ane, Rockne Freitas, Al Lolotai, Troy Polamalu and Vai Sikahema will be the newest members of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame when it inducts its third class of enshrines in January.

Keuchel, Astros beat Yankees in AL wild-card game

By Associated Press Posted 6:05 p.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros defied expectations all season long. Facing his biggest test yet, the bearded ace beat the odds and the Yankees once again.

Louisville campus police reviewing escort allegations

By Gary B. Graves Posted 3:05 p.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
Louisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory.

Fantasy sports industry playing defense after insider allegations

By Star-Advertiser news services Posted 12:01 p.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
The daily fantasy sports industry—a set of multimillion-dollar, sports-based online gaming sites —is playing defense after a New York Times story alleged that employees at two leading sites, DraftKings and FanDuel, had been using non-public information to gain an advantage in fantasy competitions.

Caldwell says he's done talking about controversial play

By Noah Trister Posted 7:43 a.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
Jim Caldwell wants to turn his focus to Detroit's next game — and he's insisting his players do the same.

Titans have 3 straight home games to start team's turnaround

By Teresa M. Walker Posted 1:50 p.m. HST, Oct 6, 2015
The Tennessee Titans say they're rested after a bye that came way earlier than any NFL team ever wants. Now comes a favorable schedule that keeps them at home the rest of October.

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