NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal.

James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule

NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league’s national television schedule.

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.