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Boston, Keflezighi run strong

BOSTON — Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves.

Nakama: Hawaii trying to dress for success

HONOLULU — There has been a shortage of good news around the University of Hawaii athletic department these past few weeks, with the men’s volleyball team falling short of a league playoff berth and the baseball and softball teams struggling through conference slumps.

Warriors shock Clippers

LOS ANGELES — The Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team.

Cardinals down Nationals

WASHINGTON — Lance Lynn was sharper than he had had been all season, which made it all the more frustrating for him when he failed to make it out of the sixth inning.

Federer defeats top foe

MONACO — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss final today.

Browne and Tavares fall

ORLANDO, Fla. — Fabrico Werdum became the top contender for the UFC heavyweight title by winning a unanimous decision against Travis Browne in the main event of Saturday’s UFC card at the Amway Arena.

BIIF tennis: No. 1 seeds remain alive

After two action-packed days of tennis at Holua Resort, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation field of more than 200 players has narrowed to just a handful, and only two wins separate hopefuls from becoming BIIF champions.