Saturday, August 1, 2015         
Sports Breaking News

Pac-12 South champ Arizona doesn't mind 4th-place forecast

By Associated Press Posted 7:25 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Arizona's 2014 season was the physical manifestation of the Twitter hashtag Pac12AfterDark: wildly unpredictable and wildly entertaining.

Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

By Associated Press Posted 11:06 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.

NBA's current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition

By Associated Press Posted 7:20 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.

WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

By Associated Press Posted 7:11 a.m. HST, Aug 1, 2015
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.

Correia vows to take fight to Rousey in UFC title match

By Tribune News Service
It's difficult to take what Bethe Correia is saying seriously. The unbeaten Brazilian has a Saturday night fight in Rio de Janeiro with Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who's also unbeaten.

Former UH hoops star Carter now an NBA assistant coach

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 5:58 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2015
Former University of Hawaii basketball star and NBA veteran Anthony Carter was announced as a new assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings on Friday.

Punahou's Galdiano wins Canadian Women's Amateur

By Associated Press Posted 2:49 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2015
Mariel Galdiano won the Canadian Women's Amateur on Friday, closing with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over fellow American Bethany Wu.

Triathletes shrug off water warnings, swim in Rio

By Tales Azzoni & Stephen Wade Posted 7:36 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2015
Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings that water in the area was "unfit" for swimming.

WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Roddy Piper dies at 61

By Dan Gelston Posted 1:23 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2015
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, who trash talked his way to the main event of the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, has died. He was 61.

Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

By Stephen Wilson Posted 12:41 p.m. HST, Jul 31, 2015
Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.
 

Jenner Olympic Torch fetches $24,000 at auction

By Ula Ilnytzky Posted 9:15 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia Thursday.

Gates not sure how banned substance got into his system

By Bernie Wilson Posted 9:06 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
San Diego Chargers star tight end Antonio Gates didn't shed much light on the surprising drug suspension that will sideline him for the season's first four games.

Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

By Greg Beacham Posted 7:13 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson offers insight on Hulk Hogan controversy

By Associated Press Posted 5:30 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs.

Louganis contemplates his, fellow Olympian Jenner's journeys

By Lynn Elber Posted 6:51 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.

Filthy Rio water a threat to athletes at 2016 Olympics

By Brad Brooks & Jenny Barchfield Posted 1:16 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Titans coach not worried about Mariota surfing

By Associated Press Posted 11:47 a.m. HST, Jul 30, 2015
Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt says he isn't worried about his rookie quarterback surfing whenever he's home in Hawaii.

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