When the bullpen is a relief for the opponent

Kenley Jansen, the Los Angeles Dodgers closer, was bursting with excitement a month ago after learning that his team was trading for star infielder Manny Machado from the Baltimore Orioles. He also dropped a hint to the front office.

Runnin’ with Rani: 32nd annual Alii Challenge proves “challenging”

When it comes to any open water swim race, one of the most unpredictable variables are the conditions. That certainly rang true for 25 participants who competed at Sunday’s 32nd annual Alii Challenge — a grueling 6-mile open water swim race starting from the beautiful shores of Keauhou Bay and finishing on the white sands of Kamakahonu Beach.