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Brewster, Torres-Costa shut down CSUN in Hawaii win

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 08:59 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
L.J. Brewster and Quintin Torres-Costa combined on a four-hit shutout and Stephen Ventimilia singled and scored the only run in the first inning of Hawaii's 1-0 win over CSUN on Friday night at Les Murakami Stadium.

2 weeks before Mayweather-Pacquiao, not a ticket to be seen

By Tim Dahlberg Posted 09:13 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket — or any other ticket — at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

BYU takes down No. 1 Hawaii in volleyball

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 05:19 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Sophomore Kupono Fey put down a career-high 19 kills but it was not enough as No. 6 Brigham Young upset top-ranked Hawaii 27-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17 Friday night in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball match in Provo, Utah.

One franchise has already signed Mariota, Winston

By Curtis Murayama Posted 11:38 AM HST, Apr 17, 2015
One franchise has already locked up both Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston.

Sei Young Kim leads Lotte Championship by 1 shot

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 08:15 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Sei Young Kim’s round of 2-under par 70 on Friday was enough to give the LPGA Tour rookie a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Lotte Championship.

Michael Phelps fails to qualify for 400 free in Arizona

By Beth Harris Posted 04:58 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Michael Phelps experienced his first failure in his return to competition after a six-month suspension. He was too slow to qualify for the 400-meter freestyle final Friday in the Arena Pro Swim Series meet, finishing 17th overall.

Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

By Associated Press Posted 12:13 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was recovering Friday after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery.

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he 'let down' fans

By Tom Withers Posted 12:10 PM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has expressed remorse and asked for privacy following a 10-week stay in rehab.

'Nightmare' ticket talks delay public sale, Pacquiao manager says

By Lance Pugmire Posted 07:32 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
The head of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s promotional company said this week that tickets for the unbeaten boxer’s May 2 fight against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand in Las Vegas will be available for public sale this week.

Rockhold hopes win over Machida launches him into UFC contention

By Dan Gelstong Posted 11:58 AM HST, Apr 17, 2015
Luke Rockhold has chewed up and choked out his last three opponents with such force that there's seemingly only one fighter left for him to get past to finally earn a shot at the middleweight championship.

Playoffs set to open without Kobe, D-Wade and more stars

By Tim Reynolds Posted 08:54 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
No Kobe. No D-Wade. Not even any wild Russell Westbrook outfits. New standouts might emerge during these playoffs, but there's no arguing that there's plenty of star power missing.

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant punching her way to stardom

By Greg Beacham Posted 07:37 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
Paige VanZant was too young to fight professionally when she first took up mixed martial arts. When a small-time promotion offered her the chance to walk around the cage holding a numbered card above her head, she took it even though she really wanted to be inside throwing punches.

Sei Young Kim, I.K. Kim share 2nd-round lead in Hawaii

By Ann Miller Posted 06:43 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
Sei Young Kim rode the wind and some major inspiration into a share of the lead Thursday in the second round of the Lotte Championship.

Wie moves to 5 under at Lotte Championship

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 12:54 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
Michelle Wie made a move up the leaderboard with a hot start Thursday morning and finished the day with a 3 under par 69 in the second round of the Lotte Championship on Thursday at Ko Olina Golf Club.

NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

By Jon Krawczynski Posted 05:18 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season.

Phelps wins 100 butterfly at 1st meet in 8 months

By Beth Harris Posted 04:57 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.

Ex-NFL running back's cellmate death ruled homicide

By Associated Press Posted 03:24 PM HST, Apr 16, 2015
The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation, according to a coroner's report released Thursday.

Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather's 'reckless' jabs

By Greg Beacham Posted 06:05 PM HST, Apr 15, 2015
Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks.

UH volleyball team departs for must-win trip

By Stephen Tsai Posted 06:38 AM HST, Apr 15, 2015
The top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team departed Wednesday morning for a must-win road trip against Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Stadium plan for Chargers, Raiders near Los Angeles advances

By Michael R. Blood & Bernie Wilson Posted 04:55 PM HST, Apr 15, 2015
A proposed stadium that could become the home of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders hit an early milestone Wednesday amid rising competition to bring football back to the Los Angeles market.

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life

By Michelle R. Smith Posted 04:46 AM HST, Apr 15, 2015
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.

Woman loses home, other gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

By Brian Melley Posted 04:00 AM HST, Apr 15, 2015
The billionaire wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling got her revenge against a woman he secretly showered with gifts and whose recording of his racially offensive rant cost him ownership of the team.

New Pacquiao film shows how poor boy grew up to be champion

By Oliver Teves Posted 03:55 AM HST, Apr 15, 2015
As a dirt-poor rookie boxer in the southern Philippines, Manny Pacquiao started his phenomenal rise to global fame not as the Pacman, as he is sometimes called, but as "Kid Kulafu."

Mayweather: Fans will have to decide if fight worth $99.95

By Tim Dahlberg Posted 12:49 AM HST, Apr 15, 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. says fans will have to decide for themselves whether it's worth $99.95 to pay to watch his fight with Manny Pacquiao at home.

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