Category Archives: Blogs

Bobby’s UH-CSU Preview

Bobby’s UH-CSU Preview

By Bobby Curran. The CSU Rams hold a 15-10 series advantage and have won 10 of the last 12. However, the series is tied at seven for games played in Honolulu. For Hawaii, there is only pride left to play for. Bowl eligibility left on the last flight from Las Vegas in the wake of…Continue Reading »

The Voices in My Head

The Voices in My Head

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. It’s Vegas Week! About half of our ESPN Honolulu team is in Las Vegas for Saturday’s Hawaii-UNLV football game and all its surrounding festivities. Be sure to listen to “The Bobby Curran Show” and “The Sports Animals” live from “Sin City” as they bring you game previews, team…Continue Reading »

For Us Old-Timers

For Us Old-Timers

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. As I write this on my iPad Pro, the World Series is being shown on my 50-inch flatscreen. Next to me, my smartphone is sending me text notifications on the latest sports headlines. And my Apple computer is streaming “The Sports Animals” show. What a world, eh? I’m…Continue Reading »

Bobby’s Preview: Hawaii-Utah State

Bobby’s Preview: Hawaii-Utah State

By Bobby Curran. Not much was expected from Utah State this year following last season’s 1-5 slate. Phil Steele had them picked next to last in the Mountain Division of the MWC. But they’ve been a huge surprise, going 5-2 and 3-1 in conference,making the Aggies one of the nation’s top turnaround teams. First-year HC…Continue Reading »

Bobby’s UH-Nevada Preview

Bobby’s UH-Nevada Preview

By Bobby Curran. When the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors travel to Reno to take on the Nevada Wolfpack, there will be some familiar faces on both teams. Of course, you might ask, “Why bring up recent history? That was then, this is now.” The answer is simple: COVID.   With players granted an extra year,…Continue Reading »

A Life Lesson

A Life Lesson

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor.  “Don’t quit. Quitting becomes a habit, and you don’t want to live like that.”  Richard Aloiau’s tone was gentle, but firm. Seeing that I still wasn’t convinced, he stepped forward, sat down next to me and slipped his hands inside the pockets of his blue windbreaker.   “Give it…Continue Reading »

Bobby’s Preview: UH-SJSU

Bobby’s Preview: UH-SJSU

By Bobby Curran. Finally, the conference season gets underway, and it does so with a bang, as Hawaii hosts defending MWC champion San Jose State. The Spartans are vastly improved over the teams that fifth-year head coach Brent Brennan fielded just a couple of years ago. As a 1998 Hawaii grad assistant, Brennan was elevated to…Continue Reading »

UH-Oregon State Preview

UH-Oregon State Preview

By Bobby Curran. Oregon State opened last week with a 30-21 road loss to Purdue. It’s always hard to gauge the meaning of a first game. Almost certainly, fourth-year year head coach Jonathan Smith will hear rumblings of a QB controversy. Colorado transfer and Oregon native Sam Noyer started and did not fare well. Noyer…Continue Reading »

Preview: Hawaii-Portland State

Preview: Hawaii-Portland State

By Bobby Curran. The last time Portland State played a football game was before Thanksgiving in 2019. During that 2019 season, the Vikings were 5-7, and 3-5 in the Big Sky conference. They ran it more than they threw it, but gained 3,096 yards in the air and 2,349 on the ground. They scored 34.7…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: This & That

Gary’s Blog: This & That

By Gary Dickman. I wrote last week how starting this week we have football every week until mid-February. And that’s a great thing. We still have a lot to look forward to with other sports as well. This weekend will mark the end of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. I’ve enjoyed most of what I’ve watched.…Continue Reading »