Catching up: Wild winter weather makes fishing a mixed bag

Waves of stormy winter weather continued to pass over the Hawaiian archipelago this past week, but in spite of the weather, offshore fishing was good for many of the charter boats fishing out of Honokohau Harbor. Catches included the who’s who of pelagic fishes — blue marlin, black marlin, striped marlin, spearfish, ahi, mahimahi and ono.

Ka’u’s Kripps wins gold for Canada in 2-man bobsled

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz were thoroughly confused when they crossed the finish line. They knew they had just won an Olympic gold medal for Canada, and were puzzled why the rival Germans were running their way to celebrate.

MLB: Red Sox finally add a slugger, sign J.D. Martinez

It took a while, but the Boston Red Sox have finally countered the New York Yankees’ biggest acquisition of the offseason. The Red Sox reached an agreement with J.D. Martinez on a five-year, $110 million contract on Monday, bringing the majors’ leader in slugging percentage last season to a revitalized American League East rivalry.