Tuesday, April 28, 2015         
Sports Breaking News

Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls in Game 5

By Andrew Seligman Posted 06:26 PM HST, Apr 27, 2015
The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it. They wanted to hang around. And that's exactly what they are doing.

NFL draft prospect cited for pot possession

By Associated Press Posted 06:42 PM HST, Apr 27, 2015
Authorities say NFL prospect Shane Ray has been issued a misdemeanor citation after a trooper found a small amount of marijuana in the defensive end's car.

UH to face USC in NCAA water polo tournament

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 03:26 PM HST, Apr 27, 2015
The University of Hawaii water polo team will face USC in the first round of the NCAA championships on May 8 in Stanford, Calif.

Pacquiao, Roach scheme on plan for Mayweather's defense

By Greg Beacham Posted 04:42 PM HST, Apr 27, 2015
Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing.

UH's Brashears named pitcher of the week

By Billy Hull Posted 11:19 AM HST, Apr 27, 2015
Hawaii junior Tyler Brashears was named the Big West pitcher of the week on Monday.

ESPN suing Verizon over unbundling of its sports channel

By Associated Press Posted 09:19 AM HST, Apr 27, 2015
ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.

Matlin begins his first day as UH-Manoa athletic director

By Ferd Lewis Posted 08:52 AM HST, Apr 27, 2015
A rainbow arching over the Manoa Valley this morning made for an auspicious start to David Matlin's first day on the job as the University of Hawaii athletic director.

It's here: Fight week begins with Pacquiao caravan to Vegas

By Tim Dahlberg Posted 07:58 AM HST, Apr 27, 2015
"Manny will spar on Monday for the last time and after that we'll break camp and everyone will go to their cars and trucks," Freddie Roach said. "The entourage used to be about 100 cars, I'd say there might be 1,000 cars this time."

Orioles' game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns

By Todd Karpovich Posted 01:17 PM HST, Apr 27, 2015
The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

UFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash

By Russell Contreras Posted 07:22 AM HST, Apr 27, 2015
Officials say champion UFC fighter Jon Jones has turned himself into authorities in connection with a hit-and-run crash. Bernalillo County says that Jones was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center Monday night and later released.
 

Rainbow Wahine win Big West water polo title

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 07:52 PM HST, Apr 26, 2015
Hawaii senior Caity Lopes Da Silva’s goal with 10 seconds left in overtime gave the Rainbow Wahine a 9-8 win over UC Irvine in the championship game of the Big West Women’s Water Polo tournament on Sunday at Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.

UC Santa Barbara earns first Big West series win over Hawaii

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 03:37 PM HST, Apr 26, 2015
Shane Bieber completed a masterful weekend of pitching by the UC Santa Barbara pitching staff, throwing a seven-hit shutout in a 5-0 victory over Hawaii on Sunday to win the series at Les Murakami Stadium.

After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

By Howard Fendrich Posted 09:08 PM HST, Apr 26, 2015
So before turning his attention to whoever his team's second-round Eastern Conference opponent will be in a week or more — either No. 1 seed Atlanta or No. 8 Brooklyn — Pierce wanted to relish Washington's sweep of the Toronto Raptors.

Paul, Clippers even series with 114-105 win over Spurs

By Associated Press Posted 12:32 PM HST, Apr 26, 2015
Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 on Sunday to even their first-round series at two games apiece.

Cavs lose Love to injury but sweep Celts with 101-93 victory

By Associated Press Posted 10:08 AM HST, Apr 26, 2015
LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.

Giants-Rockies game postponed by rain

By Associated Press Posted 11:45 AM HST, Apr 26, 2015
The San Francisco Giants didn't have to wait for this game to be called. Getting out of town was another matter. Hey, planes aren't easy to line up on a moment's notice.

Warriors complete sweep with win over Pelicans

By Brett Martel Posted 07:10 PM HST, Apr 25, 2015
Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers during a 39-point night, and the Golden State Warriors cruised to 109-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series.

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