Max Unger — the big man from the Big Island — is back in the big game.
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PHOENIX — As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league — and himself — as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on.
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Rain wasn’t the only thing that put a damper on the Phoenix Open on Friday.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he’d renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban Friday in a case that has cast a shadow over Kenya’s famed distance runners.
Kealakehe made the trip south to Konawaena for a westside rivalry game Thursday night, and much was on the line as both schools entered the contest fighting for the third seed in Divison I with the Big Island Interscholastic Federation playoffs inching closer.
PAHOA — Kohala couldn’t hit nail-in-the-coffin free throws, but did the next best thing to close out Pahoa: getting one defensive stop after another.
Anyone who strolls into Dr. Frank Ferren’s office may be in for quite the surprise. Most would expect to witness a mass collection of trophies, Koa wooden bowls, and an endless count of finisher medals for a man whose life is fueled by his passion for sports.
LOS ANGELES — Stefan Jankovic scored 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds to help Hawaii to an 84-73 win over Cal State Northridge on Thursday night.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Jurors heard grim testimony Friday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez, who has been portrayed by his lawyers as a man with “the world at his feet” and no reason to kill.
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — The focus on Tiger Woods at the Phoenix open shifted Thursday from a chipped tooth to his chipping.
NEW YORK — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Andrew Harrison scored 15 points to lead a balanced Kentucky attack, and the No. 1 Wildcats pulled away in the second half for a 69-53 victory over Missouri on Thursday night.
DURHAM, N.C. — Duke dismissed junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon from the team on Thursday.
Aidan Alcos needed only a fraction of the first half to record a hat trick as the Makua Lani Lions defeated the Konawaena Wildcats, 4-1, Wednesday at Old Kona Airport Park.