Category Archives: What’s Happening

Take a Practice Round

Take a Practice Round

Qualifying for ESPN Honolulu’s Ultimate Sports Trivia Challenge starts tomorrow morning on “The Bobby Curran Show.” If you love testing your sports IQ, you’ll definitely want to be a part of this head-to-head, single elimination competition that awards great prizes with every round you advance. The First Round starts Thursday, July 16. And because we’re…Continue Reading »

Happy Birthday, America!

Happy Birthday, America!

Happy Fourth of July, everyone! We hope you are enjoying the day with good food, fun and (of course) family and friends. Sure, this is an Independence Day unlike any other – no big public gatherings or fireworks shows – but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate out nation’s birthday. Today we simply present our…Continue Reading »

Pure Horse Power

Pure Horse Power

In case you missed it, Tiz the Law captured this year’s Belmont Stakes race on June 20. The Belmont is traditionally the third and final event of horse racing’s famous Triple Crown Series. Due to COVID-19, however, this year the Belmont was the first leg of the Triple Crown. While Tiz the Law’s run was…Continue Reading »

Meet the Roadrunners and Tritons

Meet the Roadrunners and Tritons

Say aloha to the two newest members of the Big West Conference: the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners and the UC San Diego Tritons. Both schools became official members of the conference yesterday after being approved for membership in November 2017. The Roadrunners are full-fledged members, while the Tritons, who are transitioning to Division I status, will…Continue Reading »

Almost Done!

Almost Done!

Thirty-one months since breaking ground, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas is in its final stages of construction. The $1.84 billion, 65,000-seat state-of-the-art facility will serve as the new home for the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders and the Mountain West Conference’s UNLV Rebels. Construction of the stadium included 105,000 cubic yards of concrete, 28,000 tons of…Continue Reading »

Take the Challenge – and Win!

Take the Challenge – and Win!

Get ready, trivia aficionados: ESPN Honolulu’s Ultimate Sports Trivia Challenge is back! This premier summer event brings together 64 of Hawaii’s top sports trivia experts in a head-to-head, single-elimination tournament. Prizes are awarded with each round of competition, and our Final Four championship rounds will be held live at Champs Sports Bar & Grill in…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: “My Big Mac Attack”

Gary’s Blog: “My Big Mac Attack”

First of all, I have to apologize. To a company. To a company i was critical of a few weeks ago. The name is Seat Geek. I said that they weren’t doing a good enough job with my ticket refund from cancelled games. They weren’t as bad as Ticketmaster, but I wanted a quicker response.…Continue Reading »

First Impressions

First Impressions

They say you only get one chance to make a good first impression. That’s largely true, whether it’s a job interview, blind date, grand opening or movie premiere. Head coaching debuts, however, are a different story. After all, is it really fair to judge a new coach if his first game is against a national…Continue Reading »

Yogi-isms

Yogi-isms

Yogi Berra was more than a New York Yankee great; he was an American treasure. He is regarded as one of the greatest catchers in the history of baseball, and he has the credentials to prove it: Berra was an All-Star for 15 of his 19 seasons as a player. He was a three-time American…Continue Reading »

Celebrating Baseball

Celebrating Baseball

Sure, it’ll be less than half of a full season. And sure, whichever team wins the World Series will automatically be saddled with the dreaded *asterisk*. But baseball is still baseball, and for many of us the game is still our national pastime. So here’s to the start of the Major League Baseball season. We…Continue Reading »