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Rainbow Wahine top USC, snap three-match skid

The Maui News Annika de Goede had 11 kills, eight digs and three blocks to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-17, 11-25, 25-21, 25-20 victory over Southern California on Friday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Brooke Van Sickle ...

UH-Oregon State preview: Beavers hope to rebound against Warriors

By ANNE M. PETERSON The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — Pac-12 After Dark is coming to Corvallis tonight, but Oregon State no doubt hopes to avoid any drama. The Beavers (0-1) host the University of Hawaii (1-1) at 8 p.m. local time (5 p.m. HST) and there’s certainly cause for ...

Trade for Watson? Dolphins coach says Tua is his QB

By ALAIN POUPART The Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores publicly expressed his support for quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on Wednesday, which may or may not tamp down speculation about the team’s interest in Houston quarterback Deshaun ...

Flores: Dolphins wants players with ‘high character’

By STEVEN WINE The Associated Press MIAMI — As speculation swirled Monday regarding the Miami Dolphins’ interest in embattled quarterback Deshaun Watson, coach Brian Flores said the team wants players with “high character.” The Dolphins have declined to confirm or deny reports ...

Tua sharp in Dolphins’ 37-17 victory over Falcons

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had an early injury scare to one of their new additions, then soundly defeated an opponent they became familiar with during the week. Tua Tagovailoa threw for 187 yards and a touchdown in one half, and the Dolphins beat the Atlanta Falcons ...

Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Summer Games

By JOHN LEICESTER The Associated Press TOKYO — They’ll always have Paris. That thought, full of promise, has been a lifebuoy for athletes to cling to as they coped, as best they could, with thickets of restrictions at the pandemic-hit Tokyo Games that severely crimped their Olympic ...

Native Hawaiians ‘reclaim’ surfing with Carissa Moore’s Olympic gold

By SALLY HO The Associated Press Carissa Moore wore a white and yellow plumeria pinned next to her ear for her victory-lap interviews after making history as the first Olympic gold medalist at surfing’s historic debut. Her mother — crowned the Honolulu Lei Queen in 2016 — had ...

Beach Volleyball

The U.S. pair of Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne were eliminated in the round of 16 of the men’s tournament after a 17-21, 21-15, 15-11 loss to Germany’s Julius Thole and Clemens Wickler on Monday. Bourne was a last-minute swap after Gibb’s original partner — Taylor Crabb, who like Bourne ...

US men’s volleyball team eliminated early in Tokyo

By JOSH DUBOW The Associated Press TOKYO — Micah Christenson gave coach John Speraw a long, tearful embrace as his U.S. men’s volleyball teammates slumped on the floor and the victorious Argentinians celebrated. Instead of building on the bronze medal won in Rio de Janeiro five ...

Moore into quarterfinals, Florence falls to US teammate at Olympics

Hawaii’s Carissa Moore (first photo) and John John Florence (second photo) compete during the Tokyo Olympics today at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan. Moore defeated Peru’s Sofia Mulanovich 10.34-9.90 to advance to the women’s quarterfinals, while Florence bowed out in the men’s ...