Sports

Coping with the pandemic through volleyball

(Eagle News) — Friends play volleyball on sand courts at local parks in Maryland after months of being cooped up at home because of the pandemic. Take some time to sit back, unwind, and enjoy the footage they captured from …

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Giannis scores 50 to power Bucks to first NBA title since 1971

  (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo delivered a historic 50-point performance when it mattered most in leading the Milwaukee Bucks to their first NBA title since 1971 by defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday. The Bucks captured the best-of-seven NBA Finals by four …

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Victorious Italy return home after spoiling England’s Euro 2020 party

  By Ella Ide in Rome with John Weaver in London Agence France-Presse (AFP) — Italy’s team returned home in triumph Monday after beating England in a tense penalty shootout to win Euro 2020 at Wembley, plunging the host nation …

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Djokovic into Wimbledon last 32 despite more falls

(AFP) — Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a series of falls on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday with a straight sets win over Kevin Anderson. World number one Djokovic, chasing a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling …

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(Eagle News) — Hockey fans in Montreal cheer and celebrate as the Montreal Canadians defeat the Las Vegas Golden Knights in game 6 and will now advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. (Majorie Quintos, EBC Montreal Bureau, Eagle News Service)

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Clippers rally to oust top seeded Jazz, Sixers set stage for game 7

  Terance Mann poured in a career-high 39 points as the Los Angeles Clippers advanced to their first NBA semi-finals in franchise history, rallying to beat the top seeded Utah Jazz 131-119 on Friday. The fourth seeded Clippers won their four straight match after …

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Bucks hold off Nets to claw back in NBA playoff series

  LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Milwaukee Bucks started strong and clung on late to beat the Brooklyn Nets 86-83 on Thursday and claw their way back into their NBA Eastern Conference second-round playoff series. Khris Middleton scored …

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Mickelson becomes oldest major champion in PGA history

  By Michael Hudson Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — Golf Legend Phil Mickelson made history yesterday when he, at 50 years of age, became the oldest to ever win a PGA Tour Golf Major Championship as he won the …

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Curry captures second NBA scoring title, Warriors win sixth straight

  (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 46 points and claimed his second NBA scoring title as the Golden State Warriors won their sixth straight by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 113-101 on Sunday in San Francisco. Curry finished the regular season …

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Former NFL, University of Hawaii legendary quarterback Colt Brennan passes away at 37

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii-Pacific HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Despite not having the opportunity as a starting player in his brief professional career, Colt Brennan will always be remembered in the Aloha State and elsewhere as one of the …

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University of Hawaii men’s volleyball wins first-ever national title in three-set sweep

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii-Pacific Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – The University of Hawaii (UH) swept Brigham Young University (BYU) in the NCAA National Collegiate Volleyball Championship match on Saturday night, May 8, at the Covelli Center on the …

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University of Hawaii to host international esports league this summer

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – The University of Hawaii (UH) will host the Overwatch League (OWL), in which up to 20 teams from North America, Europe, and Asia are expected to participate in a series of four tournaments at the …

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