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Owning The Future: Jabari Parker For The NBA All-Star Vote

The NBA All-Star countdown continues as national polls garner votes on who will be playing in New Orleans during the all too famous 2017 All-Star weekend! The legendary three day basketball holiday will be celebrated in ...

NO RIO FOR ‘FLYING FIJIAN’

Remember when Jarryd Hayne stunned the global sports world when he quit Australia professional rugby to join the San Francisco 49ers? And what about when he almost-spontaneously quit the National Football League to pursue his dream ...

TWITTER-VERSE TROLLS OVER DURANT’S ANNOUNCEMENT

What more could the Golden State Warriors possibly need since ending their historic season? A championship ring(s) that’s what, and to help them crusade the battle fields of the NBA next season the West Coast NBA ...

The Inaugural Season: American Pro Rugby

As the Warriors franchise chases another Championship title in what is becoming the most watched sport in America, another seed is being planted in our garden of professional athletics. Rugby surfaces as one of the most ...

Samoan Slugger: Manaea to Pitch Against SF Giants

In the Bay Area, there are two narratives in the world of baseball that are housed in two of Northern California’s greatest urban metropolis cities. Even if you weren’t a fan of baseball growing up, you ...

THE FINAL DEBATE: RUGBY OR FOOTBALL?

When Jarryd Hayne landed in the Bay Area, he came with one dream in mind – to play American football. Hayne, a singular force of speed, agility and impressive athleticism in the NRL (National Rugby League), ...

Football Heirlooms: A Pacific Islander Legacy in the NFL

Sony Pictures Entertainment Studios released the film, Concussion, to reveal some truth behind America’s favorite sport. The movie is anchored by Dr. Bennet Omalu’s (Will Smith) troubled discovery of a neurological deterioration which later was coined, chronic ...

Mike Iupati Named Inaugural Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year

You may recall the names Jesse Sapolu and Ma’a Tanuvasa as familiar jersey holders of the National Football League. Sapolu, a top-pick from University of Hawai’i Manoa, spent most of his NFL career in the red ...

HAYNE WHO? FROM NRL TO NFL

What’s it like to be under the microscope of every ESPN-viewer? Let’s admit it ‘Merica, we’ve all been watching intensely on former rugby player Jarryd Hayne and his effortless transition into the National Football League. Of ...

Latu Sisters Take On 2015 Pacific Games as #TeamTonga National Golf Team

For generations, football and rugby have branded our people as loud ferocious warriors hailing from the South Pacific. From the pre-game hakas to the dirty grind of the grid-iron, these Pacific Islander male-dominated obsessions are the ...