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The Latest: Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with 1st-round win

Jan. 20, 2019 12:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Henry Cejudo did his part to defend the UFC 125-pound title and perhaps the fate of the flyweight division with a punishing first-round win over...

Elkaz with 25 points, UC Riverside edges Hawaii 75-71

Jan. 19, 2019 11:55 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Dragan Elkaz scored a career-best 25 points on seven 3-pointers and UC Riverside picked up its first conference win, beating Hawaii 75-71 on Saturday night. Dikymbe Martin added 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for the Highlanders (7-13, 1-3 Big West Conference). Callum McRae...

Tom Lehman rallies to win PGA Tour Champions opener

Jan. 19, 2019 10:55 PM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Tom Lehman rallied to win the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship on Saturday, taking advantage of David Toms' closing three-putt bogey. The 59-year-old Lehman closed with his second straight 7-under 65 for a one-stroke victory over Toms. "As a...

David Toms takes 4-shot lead in PGA Tour Champions opener

Jan. 18, 2019 10:52 PM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — David Toms shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. The 52-year-old Toms had eight birdies and a bogey on another windy day at Hualalai. "It was a tougher day today," Toms...

Researchers come face to face with huge great white shark

Jan. 18, 2019 2:46 PM EST

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told The...

Hawaii hangs on to beat Cal State Northridge 84-79

Jan. 18, 2019 12:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Stansberry scored 25 points and Hawaii held on to beat Cal State Northridge 84-79 on Thursday night. Stansberry was 8-of-15 shooting, making four 3-pointers, and had three steals, the final theft coming on a Northridge pass in the frontcourt before teammate Jack Purchase was fouled...

Toms, Durant share lead in PGA Tour Champions opener

Jan. 17, 2019 11:57 PM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — David Toms and Joe Durant each shot 7-under 65 in windy conditions Thursday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. The 52-year-old Toms closed his bogey-free round with a 2-foot birdie putt on the...

Hawaii's Gabbard apologizes for past LGBTQ statements

Jan. 17, 2019 7:24 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday responded to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by apologizing in a video. The nearly four-minute-long clip, which was shot in her Washington, D.C. backyard, shows Gabbard standing in the snow saying that...

Divers swim with giant great white shark off Oahu's coast

Jan. 17, 2019 3:26 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Divers monitoring a rotting whale carcass off the shores of Oahu this week found themselves face-to-face with a massive great white shark, prompting state officials to warn recreational divers and snorkelers to stay out of the water near the dead sperm whale amid reports some people have...

Rose makes 2019 debut with the No. 1 ranking

Jan. 16, 2019 5:23 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — The timing couldn't be better for Justin Rose, or for the Desert Classic. Rose played so much golf toward the end of last year that he wasn't quite ready to fly from his home in the Bahamas to Hawaii to start 2019 against a winners-only field at Kapalua. Instead, he decided to...