Osama bin Laden predicted it, and his prophecy appears to be coming true. In his book, “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,” Lawrence Wright quotes bin Laden as saying: “Look at Vietnam, look at Lebanon. Whenever soldiers start coming home in body bags, Americans panic and retreat. Such a country needs only to be confronted with two or three sharp blows, then it will flee in panic, as it always has.”
Now is the time of year when swimmers switch competitive focus from the club season to high school meets.
From the every man to superman, the Big Island Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019 runs the gamut.
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BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield went from scowling at Hue Jackson to glaring at critics.
DETROIT — Mohamed Ibrahim ran for career-high 224 yards and two touchdowns, leading Minnesota to a 34-10 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in the Quick Lane Bowl.
DALLAS — They had played just 10 minutes of the real game, then the waiting game stretched longer than an hour.
It was a dual meet in December.
The final miles of a nearly two-month race across Antarctica — a lonely effort marked by long days, short nights and stunning endurance — ended Wednesday with a sprint to the finish.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota said he is doing “everything in my power” to be available Sunday night against Indianapolis with a playoff berth on the line.
It’s the time of year when every team on the island seems to be shorthanded, whether it be injury or holiday related. Wednesday’s game pitting Keaau against Kealakehe was no different, with both teams missing three players, including several starters.
MIAMI — Danny Green slipped to the right corner, somehow forgotten by the Miami Heat.
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AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq — In an unannounced trip to Iraq on Wednesday, President Donald Trump staunchly defended his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from neighboring Syria despite a drumbeat of criticism from military officials and allies who don’t think the job fighting Islamic State militants there is over.