NEW YORK — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
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Shyrome Batin compiled nine kills Tuesday as Honokaa beat Kealakehe in four sets on the road to take sole possession of first place in the Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II volleyball standings.
Lace ‘em up and buckle up, NHL playoff season is here.
NEW YORK — Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
A union is a large-tool solution for workers who share common interests and injustices. It only seems like the right tool and remedy for NCAA athletes, until you start weighing whether it would actually create more economic opportunities and more benefits for more players, than it would destroy. It’s the wrong tool for this job.
LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.
Honolulu native Michelle Wie returns home for the LOTTE Championship on Oahu this week. She finished second to Lexi Thompson at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA Tour’s first major of the season, on April 6.
Honokaa 21, HPA 1
The list recognizes the biggest fish caught on rod and reel (except opakapaka and onaga, for which we’ll accept hand line catches) in West Hawaii waters for 2014 in each of 22 categories. They are listed by species, weight, angler, skipper, boat and date.
HILO — Jodd Carter said it took some time — five-plus innings, to be exact — for Hilo to feel comfortable at the plate against Hawaii Preparatory Academy left-hander DJ Sekiya.
HONOLULU – Last weekend was a rough one for three of the University of Hawaii’s “marquee” spring sports, as the baseball, softball and men’s volleyball teams went a combined 0-for-8 in crucial conference competition.
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Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, is coming out of retirement to swim at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.