The NBA is on track for a July 31 return, with 22 of its 30 teams headed to Orlando, Fla., for a resumption of their season that’s been on hold since March 11 because of the coronavirus crisis.
If you’ve been to a basketball or volleyball game in Hilo town in the past 10-plus years, you might have seen Rick Ogata. He’s either standing rigidly, kneeling on one knee or sitting on a movable stool with cameras in hand.
NEW YORK — If Major League Baseball and its players take the field for a coronanvirus-delayed 2020 season, it will be after acrimonious negotiations that resemble their labor war of a generation ago.
INDIANAPOLIS — To those who knew former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty, it was no surprise that he would participate in a protest over the death of George Floyd.
RENTON, Wash. — Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn’t care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous.
Major League Soccer and its players’ union agreed to a six-year labor contract through 2025 that paves the way for a tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Memorable odyssey’: Reliving Hawaii softball’s Women’s College World Series ride to Oklahoma City, 10 years later
A decade after Hawaii’s appearance in the Women’s College World Series, the ripples of the impact of a nearly month-long postseason journey continue to come ashore.
Syrus Yarbrough had a rather nondescript career when he was playing for the UH-Hilo basketball team from 1993 to 1995.
Coach X said in a statement this weekend: “I am shocked and angered by the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. We’re at an important moment for our country, and now is the time for us to choose kindness, tolerance, understanding, empathy … it’s time to love each other. Every life is precious …”
WASHINGTON — Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced.
HONOLULU — A University of Hawaii football player was among those arrested on suspicion of violating a 14-day quarantine imposed on travelers to control the spread of the coronavirus, officials said.
Editor’s note: While the sports world is shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, West Hawaii Today will look back every Tuesday at memorable sports moments on the Big Island.
It’s only a matter of time before the minor league baseball season is canceled, and the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic came down swiftly with the reported release of hundreds of players to cut costs.
At a Drive Chip &Putt Championship age-group qualifier at Hilo Municipal Golf Course in the spring of 2014, one parent had a matter-of-fact reminder for the Tribune-Herald.
College Football Hall of Famer Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden Auburn football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, died Monday. He was 80.
Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd’s funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer.
Thabo Sefolosha knows what it’s like to be a black man, on the ground, surrounded by police officers.
Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks.
Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost surely pass 100.
Putting the pieces together: Although the Hawaii football team has yet to practice, a preliminary depth chart is taking shape
It will be another month until the Hawaii football team finalizes a post-spring depth chart, but early indications are there will be few changes from the end of the 2019 season.