Category Archives: What’s Happening

Quick Sets: Hawai`i vs. CSUN Recap

Quick Sets: Hawai`i vs. CSUN Recap

The eighth and final week of the 2021 Big West Conference season is upon us and for the Rainbow Warriors, it means senior week. #WarriorBall21 (13-0 overall, 8-0 Big West) checked off one of their preseason goals this past week in Northridge…to be conference regular season champions. UC Santa Barbara and Long Beach State both…Continue Reading »

The Great NFL Re-Draft

The Great NFL Re-Draft

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. If you are a hardcore NFL fan, by now you’ve read about a gazillion different mock drafts. So we thought we’d have a little fun and do something different, fun and, in all honesty, absolutely crazy. The concept: Using the current Round 1 draft order, we do a…Continue Reading »

Dance, Dance, Dance!

Dance, Dance, Dance!

Happy Sunday, sports fans! We got something a little different for you today. We’ve all done our share of sheltering in place and social distancing, so how about we let loose and get moving a bit? Kick off your shoes and dance along to the following videos. The first is a Bruno Mars mash-up of…Continue Reading »

Quiz: Big League Bruddahs

Quiz: Big League Bruddahs

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Hawaii has a proud history of athletes with Hawaii ties playing in Major League Baseball. Whether they played high school ball locally or represented the University of Hawaii, these men went on to play baseball at the highest level and reached the pinnacle of success in their sport.…Continue Reading »

Top 10: UH Point Guards

Top 10: UH Point Guards

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Floor leader. Playmaker. Facilitator. Distributor. Coach on the court. These are all descriptions of basketball’s point guard position. The University of Hawaii has had some terrific point guards over the years, including two that would showcase their talents in the NBA. But who are the best UH point…Continue Reading »

Passing Fancy

Passing Fancy

Yeah, we know. Nothing gets hoops fans jumping out of their seats like a rim-rattling Slam dunk. And nothing generates oohs and aahs quite like a three-pointer from way beyond the arc. But we think one of the most exciting plays basketball is a well-executed pass. A great pass requires creativity, vision and accuracy –…Continue Reading »

ICYMI: Interview With Brent Sobleski

ICYMI: Interview With Brent Sobleski

Brent Sobleski, NFL draft analyst from Bleacher Report, recently joined “The Sports Animals” to talk about the NFL Draft. Sobleski said that the recent trade between the Panthers and the Jets was not the right move for either team. He went on to say that even with the Jets’ new draft picks for this year…Continue Reading »

The ‘Iniki Game

The ‘Iniki Game

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. September 12, 1992. In Colorado Springs, Colorado, the University of Hawaii football team had just carved out a hard-fought 6-3 victory over their WAC rival, the Air Force Academy. Instead of celebrating their big win, however – it was Hawaii’s first-ever road victory over the Falcons – the…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: Hawai`i at CSUN Preview

Quick Sets: Hawai`i at CSUN Preview

Week Eight of the 2021 Big West Conference season is upon us and for the Rainbow Warriors, they are now in the drivers seat. Three losses clear in the loss column of UC Santa Barbara, Long Beach State AND UC San Diego…three teams #WarriorBall21 (11-0 overall, 6-0 Big West) owns the tiebreaker over. No other…Continue Reading »

ICYMI: Interview With Bob Harig

ICYMI: Interview With Bob Harig

Bob Harig, ESPN.com golf writer, was a guest on “The Sports Animals” on April 4. Harig thinks that the “very helpful something” that Bryson DeChambeau wont get into specifics about is a driver with a very low loft. “Maybe four and a half degrees, which is insane. Most of us couldn’t even get a ball…Continue Reading »