Hot Air rants with Steve Murray’s opinion on sports issues of the day. Steve Murray is the associate editor of MidWeek, and the editor of the military publication called Military Star News.

Below are the last 5 columns written by Steve Murray

Darvish Not Your Ordinary Import

Wednesday - January 25, 2012
By Steve Murray

I’ve got to admit to not being very excited about the Texas Rangers signing Japanese pitching star Yu Darvish. It has nothing to do with the $51.7 million it spent to get negotiating rights to the 6-foot, 5-inch prodigy. Nor is it the $60 million contract, competitive balance in the American League or an entire season of Chris Berman-inspired name play (The Whirling Darvish, Yu the man!, Yu can’t touch this, Show Yu the money!) that inspires trepidation.

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No Tiger, No Problem. Golf’s Safe In Hawaii

Wednesday - January 18, 2012
By Steve Murray

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open, the PGA Tour’s season-opening salvo, again raise the annual concern over the lack of top players venturing beyond the cozy confines of home.

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Raiola’s Long Wait Is Finally Over

Wednesday - January 11, 2012
By Steve Murray

Moments before the Lions played the Saints, Detroit center Dominic Raiola took a few moments to enjoy the atmosphere.

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Basketball Fun Is Back In Manoa

Wednesday - January 04, 2012
By Steve Murray

The Rainbow Warriors found themselves down 11 to a school whose coach said would have to play a perfect game to win.

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A Tough Job Ahead For Chow

Wednesday - December 28, 2011
By Steve Murray

A familiar refrain was heard at Washington Place a week ago welcome home. Two hours earlier at the press conference on campus, Norm Chow gave everyone in attendance what they were hoping for, gratitude, bold predictions and perhaps most important, a humbleness that always will play well to local audiences.

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