Category Archives: What’s Happening

2021 Preview: UCLA Bruins

2021 Preview: UCLA Bruins

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. The 2021 University of Hawaii football season is now fewer than 40 days away. For the fourth time in five seasons, the Rainbow Warriors will open their schedule with a road game, this time against the UCLA Bruins of the Pac-12 Conference. The two teams last met on…Continue Reading »

A Rainbow of Memories

A Rainbow of Memories

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. I love UH football. I love Rainbow Wahine volleyball. And no one is a better fan of the Oakland Los Angeles Oakland Las Vegas Raiders than yours truly. But my biggest sports passion is University of Hawaii men’s basketball. Always has been. I started following the program during…Continue Reading »

Sunday Trivia (with Hints!)

Sunday Trivia (with Hints!)

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Happy Sunday! Ready for another round of sports trivia? Now, some of these questions might be considered to be on the difficult side, but here’s the good news: We’re including helpful hints with each query! With these assists, we think you should score pretty well. We’re also mixing…Continue Reading »

Golden Girl

Golden Girl

She became an international superstar at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, winning four gold medals and a bronze. And as it turned out, Simone Biles was just getting started. The 24-year-old world champion gymnast from Spring, Texas heads to the Tokyo Games this month as as a strong favorite to win gold in the…Continue Reading »

Cheaters Never Win?

Cheaters Never Win?

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. In his days as a pro wrestling villain, Jesse Ventura liked to say, “Win if you can, lose if you must, but always, ALWAYS cheat!” Unfortunately, We’ve seen too many instances of athletes and teams actually taking those words to heart. From stealing signs to taking PEDs, the…Continue Reading »

The Ultimate Hoops Team

The Ultimate Hoops Team

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Anyone seen the new “Space Jam” yet? Well, imagine this scenario: A group of hoops-loving aliens has invaded planet Earth with plans to take control over our populace. The intergalactic goons then issue a sporting challenge: Earth must assemble a team of 12 basketball players and challenge them…Continue Reading »

Fact Files: Ray Allen

Fact Files: Ray Allen

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Web Editor. NBA great Ray Allen was an integral player on four different teams – Milwaukee, Seattle, Boston and Miami – in his 18 seasons in the league. He is a two-time NBA champion. Of course, Allen may be best remembered for his amazing three-point shot in the waning seconds of…Continue Reading »

What Could Have Been

What Could Have Been

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. This much was a given: The 1973-74 University of Hawaii men’s basketball team was going to be good. The Rainbow Warriors were led by U.S. Olympian and All-American senior guard Tom Henderson, as well as his backcourt mate, defensive stopper Artie Wilson. The front court featured rugged 6-9…Continue Reading »

Friday: Kupono Fey

Friday: Kupono Fey

Former University of Hawaii men’s volleyball standout Kupono Fey will be our featured guest in on the next ESPN Honolulu “Fan Friday: Talk Story” session. This exclusive interview, conducted via Zoom and hosted by Tiff Wells, will be available for viewing on our ESPN Honolulu Facebook page tomorrow (Friday) starting at 10:00 a.m.! Fey, an…Continue Reading »

Fan’s Voice: Transgenders in Women’s Sports

Fan’s Voice: Transgenders in Women’s Sports

“I’m not saying transgender girls are going to take over women’s sports. I’m saying that the law protects girls and women, and they shouldn’t have to compete against someone who has an immutable testosterone-based advantage.” — Donna Lopiano, former chief executive of the Women’s Sports Foundation and longtime Title IX advocate “There’s not really any sound…Continue Reading »