Rangers Pay For A Hurling Darvish

January 25, 2012 - Weekend
By Bobby Curran
Bobby Curran

While professional sports leagues often preach the need for fiscal restraint, their participating teams often spend like lottery winners.

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Darvish Not Your Ordinary Import

January 25, 2012 - MidWeek
By Steve Murray
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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NFL Builds A Kaneohe Playground

January 25, 2012 - MidWeek
By Bob Hogue
Bob Hogue

I can think of at least two very exciting things about this week’s Pro Bowl. One is that unless something unforeseen happens after MidWeek goes to press, the NFL’s likely most valuable player this season, quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, will be on hand at Aloha Stadium to showcase his immense talents.

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Learn How To Get A Dancer’s Body

January 25, 2012 - Weekend
By Yu Shing Ting
Yu Shing Ting

Reigning Dancing with the Stars champion Karina Smirnoff brings her DanceFIT tour to Hawaii this week with classes offered exclusively at Marriott resorts on Kauai, Big Island, Maui and Oahu.

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February surf: 28 days of big waves

February 06, 2009 - Weekend
By Gary Kewley
Gary Kewley

Aloha, surfers,

Here’s your first February surf installment - and it’s a BIG one. Right about now (Friday, Feb. 6) waves are above the advisory level criteria of 15 feet (crest to trough or 8 feet local scale).

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