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Bobby Curran
Curran Events // A Holiday Sports Fest In Hawaii
This holiday season contains early Christmas gifts for Hawaii sports fans. As always, the Iolani Classic featured a sampling of the nation’s outstanding high school...

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Curran Events // The Tough Part About Coaching
The announcement last week that two University of Hawaii assistant football coaches were being let go following the 1-11 season was not a complete surprise....

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Curran Events // It’s A New Day For College ADs
After USC athletics director Pat Haden left a press conference announcing former Washington coach Steve Sarkasian as the new Trojan coach, Haden was asked by...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Why One Athlete Chose Kaiser
Few topics spark as much intense debate as the subject of recruiting in high school athletics. Last week Farrington High head football coach Randall Okimoto...

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Curran Events // Saying Sayonara To UH Football ’13
Hawaii’s football season finale against Army represents a chance to end the year on a positive note. All indications are that the current staff will...

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Curran Events // The Rhythms Of Basketball Season
What a great opening week of college basketball in which we were treated to such matchups as No. 1 Kentucky vs. No 2 Michigan State...

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Curran Events // Chow’s Postgame Remarks
Much was made of UH head football coach Norm Chow’s comments after the Rainbow Warriors were shellacked at Utah State 47-10. Bear in mind, the...

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Curran Events // Why UH Should Cheer Fresno
It’s hard to turn Hawaii fans into Fresno State boosters, but a share of a BCS payout could have many of us barking “Who let...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Lower NFL Hits Take Out Knees
If it seems like a consequence of the NFL’s crackdown on helmet-to-helmet hits that we are seeing more serious knee and leg injuries, that is...

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Curran Events // Mariota Leads The Nation’s QBs
Last week USA Today came out with its college midseason ratings, and it lists Oregon and former Saint Louis quarterback Marcus Mariota as the current...

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Curran Events // Wahine Making A Case To Host
While anyone who has followed Rainbow Wahine Volleyball over the last couple of decades knows that the NCAA selection committee finds ingenious ways to keep...

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Curran Events // Shutting Down Army, Navy?
One of the unanticipated consequences of the government shutdown is the travel restrictions placed on military academy teams, which threatened, for a time, last week’s...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // A Shakeup Due In College Football
There were two news items last week that on the surface were unrelated, but a deeper look reveals they may be very much connected. First,...

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Curran Events // ILH Deserves Another State Berth
Hawaii is enjoying another terrific high school football season statewide. Every now and then we see a situation that screams out for change, and this...

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Curran Events // Apocalypse Sign: CBS’ Johnny Cam
One sign that the athletic apocalypse is upon us has to be CBS’ installation of the “Johnny Cam,” a camera whose only purpose is to...

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Curran Events // Rough Start For Mountain West
When college football analysts broke down the first week of competition for Mountain West Conference football schools, the most impressive effort was registered by Wyoming...

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Curran Events // Standing Up To The Bully
After months of speculation about the final disposition of the Johnny Manziel situation, and being reminded of all the penalties handed down by the NCAA...

Bobby Curran
Curran Events // Looking At UH’s Victory Chances
This is the second in a two-part look at the UH football season. * San Jose State. The Spartans went 11-2 last year, but the...

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Curran Events // Looking For Wins On UH Schedule
Now that the Rainbow Warrior football team is inside of 10 days until kickoff, water cooler conversation centers on what to expect from this group...

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Curran Events // Johnny Football Saga ‘Unravels’
The Johnny Manziel saga continues with object lessons galore about how – or how not to – comport oneself as a college football star. The...


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