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Now about that Pro Bowl money ...

April 9th, 2014

… How about helping out the University of Hawaii athletic department? The Hawaii Tourism Authority gives the NFL $4 million a year for the rights to the Pro Bowl. With the Pro Bowl going to Arizona for next year, surely the HTA can now allocate a sizable portion of that to UH, as well asREAD MORE

Rising star

April 5th, 2014

I don’t normally write about anything having to do with intermediate school or JV sports, but when someone breaks a 31-year-old record in track and field it catches my attention. Madison Moku broke a record set in 1983 at the ILH championships. Moku, an eighth-grader at Hawaii Baptist, ran 200 meters in 26.13 in theREAD MORE

Al Chase to be honored at UH baseball game

April 3rd, 2014

A member of Al Chase’s family will throw out the first pitch at the University of Hawaii baseball game Friday night at Les Murakami Stadium, when the Rainbow Warriors host UC-Irvine in the first of a three-game series. The game is scheduled to start at 6:35 p.m. There will also be a moment of silenceREAD MORE


February 22nd, 2014

This is from Nanci Kreidman of the Domestic Violence Action Center (stoptheviolence.org), in response to Monday’s column about Al Noga’s induction to the University of Hawaii Sports Circle of Honor. Most of you already “get it,” but I encourage all to read her take on this: Aloha Dave, These are always very interesting escapades ….READ MORE

Letters: Al Noga, "Unconferencing" NFL

February 17th, 2014

Dave, Thank you for placing such a terrific perspective in print for all to ponder! I wholeheartedly agree with you. Al Noga was an amazing athlete; no question. I can hear the arguments about him serving time for his crimes of domestic violence but that doesn’t erase those crimes. It just means that he servedREAD MORE

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