Presidents in Sports

Presidents in Sports

Happy Presidents Day! Today, we take a look at some of the athletic accomplishments of some of our past U.S. Presidents. Did you know that our country’s first President, George Washington, was skilled in a wide number of sports, from archery and swimming to wrestling and billiards. Thomas Jefferson once called Washington the “best horseman…Continue Reading »

Sports Jokes for the Family

Sports Jokes for the Family

And now for something completely different! Sundays are a great time to relax and unwind. With that in mind, we thought we’d share some of our favorite sports jokes and riddles with you. These were gleaned from various Internet sites. And yes, they’re perfectly safe and appropriate for the young ones. Enjoy your Sunday!  …Continue Reading »

Dunk You Very Much!

Dunk You Very Much!

One of the marquee events of NBA All-Star Weekend is the Slam Dunk Contest. From gravity-defying legends such as Julius Erving, Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins to modern-day skywalkers like Aaron Gordon and Zach Levine, the slam dunk has become basketball’s ultimate expression of creativity, style and showmanship. Who will ever forget the 1988 duel…Continue Reading »

UH Hoops by the Numbers

UH Hoops by the Numbers

The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team is still in the thick of the Big West Conference race, but they’ve hit a big bump in the road with three consecutive losses. Just a week ago, the Rainbow Warriors were just a half-game behind league leader UC Irvine. Now, however, they’re in a three-way tie for…Continue Reading »

UH Men’s Hoops All-Decade Team: 2000’s

UH Men’s Hoops All-Decade Team: 2000’s

The 2000s was an eventful decade for the University of Hawaii men’s basketball program. There were two NCAA Tournament appearances, two NIT appearances and a season-opening upset over No. 4-ranked Michigan State. The Riley Wallace era came to a close, with the longtime head coach retiring after the 2006-07 campaign. The decade also included some…Continue Reading »

The NFL’s Stat Kings

The NFL’s Stat Kings

Here’s a question you don’t get asked every day: How well do you know your all-time NFL statistical leaders? We took a glance at the the league’s all-time leaders in the three major offensive categories – passing yards, rushing yards and receiving yards – and, quite frankly, we were surprised. No John Elway or Warren…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Hoops Scoops Feb. 11

Gary’s Hoops Scoops Feb. 11

Oops! Last week, I wrote how this year’s University of Hawaii basketball team had the “It” factor. And yes, I still believe that even after last week’s road trip, which resulted in two losses. When it comes to the “It” factor, well, all I can say is that sometimes “It” happens. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.…Continue Reading »

ESPN Honolulu Scrapbook #7

ESPN Honolulu Scrapbook #7

We take another deep dive into our ESPN Honolulu archives to unearth some of our favorite moments from the past. In this “Scrapbook” edition, we look back on a party previewing the final Pro Bowl in Honolulu; tailgate fun at a UH-Boise State game; a newly minted Olympic gold medalist; a “Fabulous” moment at a…Continue Reading »

What Off Season?

What Off Season?

The Kansas City Chiefs are the Super Bowl LIV champions. Even as the final scraps of red and gold confetti are swept away after the downtown parade at Union Station, football fans across the country are coming to grips with a painful reality: Football season is over. For football fans, life without football can bring…Continue Reading »