OAKLAND, Calif. — The Houston Rockets couldn’t have scripted it any better.
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LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. was money once again in the richest fight ever.
KAILUA KONA — Waiakea took advantage of some Keaau miscues late in the game Saturday afternoon to claim their first Division I BIIF title since 2011. The Warriors trailed the Cougars for most of the game, but a four run sixth inning gave Waiakea the lead and they added two more in the seventh for a 9-4 victory.
KAILUA KONA — The Warriors of Kamehameha-Hawaii claimed their fourth consecutive BIIF crown Saturday morning at Old Airport Park with an 11-1, six inning victory over Kohala in the second game of the Division II championship series. Kohala never threatened the lead in either game. They dropped the first game on Friday, 7-1.
LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao will get up sometime late Saturday morning in his hotel suite and eat some steamed rice and chicken, washed down with water that his aides make sure is room temperature or warmer.
CHICAGO — The NFL draft is all about the future. Except when legends of the game steal the show, as Jim Kelly, Dick Butkus, Ickey Woods and Rick Upchurch did in the second round.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bob Baffert jokes that his last Kentucky Derby victory was so long ago, he doesn’t remember.
Despite its usual roster of inexperienced players, Hawaii Prep found a groove at the right time, and played really clean and efficient volleyball to knock out Kohala, the hottest Division II team.
BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
The Kamehameha-Hawaii softball team moved one step closer to closing out their first undefeated season Friday evening with a win over Kohala in the first game of the BIIF Division II championship series at Old Airport Park. Defense managed to keep Kohala in the game early, but they struggled offensively against Warriors ace Mykala Tokunaga. Kamehameha took the game, 7-1.
Waiakea rolled into the playoffs on a winning streak and that streak stretched to nine games on Friday with a 12-5 victory over Keaau in the opening game of the BIIF Division I championship series at Old Airport Park.
Hilo swept Kealakehe 26-24, 25-22, 25-23 in the semifinals to secure its first state tournament berth since 2009, when it played in Division II.
CHICAGO — Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.
Keaau and Kohala are on the clock in softball, and so are Kealakehe, Waiakea, Konawaena and Hawaii Prep in volleyball.
MILWAUKEE — The Chicago Bulls finally delivered a knockout blow to the Milwaukee Bucks — not literally, although it sure seemed to come close at times. And for all of Chicago’s star power, it was Mike Dunleavy in the middle of it all.