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Yanks’ Pineda ejected

BOSTON — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.

Big Island briefs

Bug-In race results ^ The Big Island Auto Club and Big Island VW Club annual Bug-In was held April 19-20 at the Hilo Drag Strip. Results follow: ^ Saturday • Team Germany (VW) vs. Team Japan (sports compact). Behind the power performance of Laramie...

NCAA, Vaccaro battle on

There are those who would argue that Sonny Vaccaro helped create the biggest problem in college sports when he began handing out money in the late ’70s to basketball coaches so players would wear Nike shoes.