Novak Djokovic laments fans who ‘boo every single thing’ after lengthy French Open win
PARIS — Novak Djokovic makes no secret of the way he loves to feed off negativity during a tennis match. Doesn’t really matter whether he’s ahead or behind on the scoreboard. The guy simply finds motivation and inspiration from all manner of slights, real and perceived.
Does Seahawks’ salary cap situation make it possible for another big move?
When the Seahawks restructured the contract of receiver Tyler Lockett in early May, they might have also raised the expectation that a big move was on the horizon.
Vegas-Florida Stanley Cup Final pits top team in West against upstart in East
LAS VEGAS — Few expected the Florida Panthers to be playing for the Stanley Cup. Not with two weeks left in the regular season and certainly not when they trailed the NHL-best Boston Bruins 3-1 in the first round.
Nikola Jokic’s beautiful game at heart of Nuggets’ Game 1 win: ‘That’s how I learned to play basketball’
(TNS)— Nikola Jokic had already decoded Miami’s vaunted zone defense for a Game 1 triple-double, but there was still another basketball lesson to digest.
Riley avoids big numbers for 67 on tough day at Memorial
DUBLIN, Ohio — Davis Riley opened with a 67 at the Memorial to finish atop the leaderboard after the opening round for the second straight year. And that’s where the similarities end.
NCAA champ Rose Zhang makes impressive LPGA Tour debut in Mizuho Americas Open
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Two-time NCAA champion Rose Zhang made her professional debut Thursday on the LPGA Tour, a solid opening round in the Mizuho Americas Open.
All-BIIF water polo accolades announced
This year’s BIIF water polo season was defined by a back-and-forth rivalry between two powerhouse teams — Kamehameha Schools – Hawaii and Hawaii Preparatory Academy.
Yamauchi scoops ABCA/Rawlings West All-Region Team honors
GREENSBORO, North Carolina – UH-Hilo shortstop Casey Yamauchi was named to the 2023 American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division II West All-Region Second Team as announced Wednesday morning.
Trio Of UH-Manoa water polo players earn All-America status
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced its Division I All-Americans on Thursday, and for the second straight year, three University of Hawai’i women’s water polo players gained recognition.
Jokic gets triple-double, Nuggets roll past Heat 104-93 in Game 1 of NBA Finals
DENVER — Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets were facing some questions going into their first NBA Finals, and their answers came in resounding fashion.
Golden Knights out to fulfill owner’s quest to win Stanley Cup in 6th year
LAS VEGAS — Drivers were directed to the overflow parking lot Thursday morning, and a line at least 30 deep waited and hoped to get into the Vegas Golden Knights’ practice.
Local Sports in Brief for June 2
KTA senior golf tourney on tap
All-BIIF judo recognitions announced
The Spring 2023 high school judo season saw intense competition between BIIF teams, followed by a number of BIIF athletes reaching statewide success.
Mountain West announces football TV package
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West announced its 47-game national television package Wednesday for the 2023 football season.
Hilo Trollers announces fishing tournaments for 2023
Hilo Trollers will hold its first offshore fishing Tournament of the 2023 season on Sunday June 11th, weather permitting.
Butler, Jokic lead Heat, Nuggets into a NBA Finals after unconventional paths
DENVER — Nikola Jokic wasn’t supposed to be here. Neither was Jimmy Butler, for that matter.
Peyton Stearns, NCAA champ for Texas, beats Jelena Ostapenko, 2017 champ at French Open
PARIS — Like many a kid, Peyton Stearns enjoyed participating in sports and tried her hand at plenty.
Aitana Bonmatí aims for 2nd Women’s Champions League title with Barcelona
SANT JOAN DESPÍ, Spain — When Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmatí was the only girl playing on her village’s soccer team, she quickly learned that she would have to fight for the game she loved.
MLB roundup: Ohtani hits his longest homer, 459 feet, Angels beat White Sox 12-5
CHICAGO (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered in consecutive innings, including a 459-foot drive that was the longest of his Major League Baseball career, and drove in four runs to lead the Los Angeles Angels over the Chicago White Sox 12-5 on Wednesday.
Wong tourney showcases isle’s baseball stars
A number of local youth baseball players got a chance to chase their dreams of stardom by showcasing their skills in front of major league and college scouts at the Big Island Wood Bat Academy Memorial Day Tournament.