KAILUA-KONA — Clinton Hicks and his wife Michele nearly didn’t make the trip to Kona to compete in the 59th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament. And once they got here, things were not really going to plan for the couple, who was spending their first holiday on the Islands.
OXNARD, Calif. — Dak Prescott threw two interceptions just a few plays apart in a training camp practice, including an ill-advised pass across the field to a receiver just a few yards from the line of scrimmage.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Less than a year after emerging from a long run of NCAA issues, North Carolina is dealing with rule violations again — this time for football players selling team-issued shoes.
ST. LOUIS — The PGA Championship finally found its identity. It’s the one major where players are allowed to practice in shorts.
Now that the dust has settled after the trade deadline, here’s some quick trivia:
KAILUA-KONA — Formed in the early 1960’s, the Hawaii Surfing Association has been introducing keiki and adults to the sport of competitive surfing. The Big Island has their own chapter of the HSA and the organization held its first meet of the new season on Saturday at Banyans off Alii Drive.
AKRON, Ohio — Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under 69 to win the Bridgestone Invitational for his third PGA Tour title this season.
LOS ANGELES — Brian Dozier delivered a two-run double in the first inning and Manny Machado had three hits with two runs scored as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros 3-2 on Sunday.
CLEVELAND — Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia reached deep into his vocabulary to describe a report saying he’ll step down after this season.