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Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Mariota Tops 2015 Mock Draft Boards
Contemplating the just-completed NFL draft, it was hard not to wonder where former Saint Louis and current Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota would have gone had...

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Curran Events // Silver Had No Choice But Ban
Within minutes of rookie NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s announcement that embattled Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the TMZ-released audio tape, would be...

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Curran Events // Wie’s Win Huge
Hawaii’s golf fans were thrilled when Michelle Wie capped off an excellent week at the Lotte championship at Ko Olina with a final round masterpiece...

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Curran Events // Trying To Live Up To Expectations
A quick look around the country gives rise to the conclu sion that in sports expectations are everything. There are rumors around the NBA that...

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Curran Events // Pro Bowl Remains Good Investment
The announcement last week that the Pro Bowl will skip Hawaii in 2015 and return for 2016 has sparked renewed debate about the value of...

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Curran Events // Nicklaus Record A Long Shot For Tiger
When Tiger Woods announced that he’d had surgery on a pinched nerve in his back, making him miss this week’s Masters for the first time...

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Curran Events // A College Players Union Rattles NCAA
Last week’s decision by the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players are employees and can unionize is sending shockwaves through the college...

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Curran Events // Buffett And Bracket Bragging Rights
Chances are extraordinarily good that, as you read this, Warren Buffett’s billion-dollar offer to anyone who has all 67 games correct in the NCAA tournament...

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Curran Events // The Lucrative NFL Business Model
Once again the NFL has demonstrated that it has the best business model in all of professional sports. Not only is the NFL America’s most...

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Curran Events // UH Hoops Up For Big West Tourney
One of the ironies in modern-day college basketball is that postseason conference tournaments are much more dramatic and fun to watch in the lesser conferences...

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Curran Events // Scouts Overdoing The ‘Measurables’
The annual NFL combine in Indianapolis contributes to the endless debate about the proper criteria for evaluating and selecting prospects to play in the league....

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Curran Events // A Cold Winter For Russian Hockey
The Olympics present amazing narratives of individuals overcoming tremendous obstacles on their way to peak performances and medal ceremonies. And team accomplishments can rally entire...

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Curran Events // The Main Thing: Can Sam Play?
As he prepares for the upcoming NFL draft, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam’s announcement that he is gay is the first by an active prospect...

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Curran Events // Three Themes After The Super Bowl
In the wake of the Seattle Seahawks’ demolition of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, there are several narrative threads, some of which seem...

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Curran Events // Hoops Wins Good For UH Budget
The University of Hawaii athletics department released information last week indicating that men’s basketball revenue is exceeding projections for this 2013-14 season. That follows a...

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Curran Events // Looking More Like The NFL Shiver Bowl
Almost as soon as MetLife Stadium in New Jersey was selected as the site for the 2014 Super Bowl, contingency plans began to be developed...

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Curran Events // More Money For Former NFLers
A federal judge threw a wrench into the gears of the NFL settlement between the league and former players when she put the process on...

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Curran Events // College Coaches Winning In NFL
The last BCS national championship game was very possibly the best of the lot. Despite Florida State being a double-digit favorite, they didn’t lead after...

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Curran Events // The Wrong Lesson For Young Players
A couple of weeks ago I got text messages from my sons’ baseball coaches stating that each of their teams had been invited to a...

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Curran Events // Arnold Has All The Right Pieces
If you haven’t discovered this year’s UH Rainbow Warrior basketball team, run (don’t walk) to Stan Sheriff Center. Last week’s opening games in the Hawaiian...


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