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Clinic is a highlight of Heat training camp

For many Bahamian fans, the highlight of the Miami Heat’s training camp in the Bahamas will be today’s community outreach effort.

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Saunders expected to be greater part of Seminoles’ game plan

AFTER his first reception of the season in his last outing, Florida State Seminoles tight end Mavin Saunders continues to garner increased expectations from staff and teammates.

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The “That Just Made Me Look Like An Overweight Red Faced Unprepared Loser” Award, presented by Donald Trump’s performance at the first of three US presidential debates – Ben Roethlisberger.

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NAUGHTY'S NFL PICKS: For Cowboys, all eyes on Bryant’s ‘hairline fracture’

AS we head into week four of the NFL season, I must admit that my attention is on a certain injured (hairline fracture) $70m knee in Dallas, Texas.

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RICARDO'S NFL PICS: Wentz, Prescott benefit from new protection rules

LIKE so many other persons tasked with picking NFL games, I am still working to decode the mystical secrets of this season’s style of play.

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NPSA to decide on pennant winners

The New Providence Softball Association will have to wait at least another day before they can decide the men’s pennant winners.

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Third Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational cancelled

WHILE he’s disappointed that the third version of his Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational had to be cancelled, quarter-miler turned promoter Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown said he’s eager to lend his expertise to Grenada as they host their first major international track and field invitational on April 8.

Bahamian players ‘performed extremely well’ for Great Britain

TEDDY Sweeting said he literally came to tears when he saw the potential that the Bahamas possesses, watching nine players perform for Great Britain at the World Baseball Classic Qualifier.

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Big Red Machine whitewash Cougars, 15-0

THE St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine steamrolled past the Charles W Saunders Cougars to keep their perfect junior boys record intact as the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ softball league action continued yesterday.

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Training camp: New look Miami Heat on Bahamas ‘business trip’ 

FOLLOWING a festive Bahamian welcome, the rebuilding Miami Heat went to work almost immediately in what head coach Erik Spoelstra called a “business trip.”

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Cougars rout Saints, 26-3

The Charles W Saunders Cougars didn’t have any mercy on the Kingsway Academy Saints in their Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ senior boys softball game yesterday.

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Buddy Hield: ‘I haven’t established myself yet in this league’

NBA training camps get underway this week and fans had their first opportunity to see rookie guard Buddy Hield and this season’s New Orleans Pelicans.

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Seminoles’ Mavin Saunders gets more minutes against USF

LAST weekend’s win was a bounce back game for the Florida State Seminoles and provided the first opportunity for Bahamian tight end Mavin Saunders to have an impact on the field.

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The Heat returns

The Miami Heat, of the NBA, received a warm welcome at Odyssey Aviation Bahamas yesterday.

SPORTING MISCHIEF & MAYHEM: For whom the final whistle blows far too early

ABOUT two minutes before going live on air for ‘The Press Box’ on Sunday, my broadcast partner Renaldo Dorsett broke the tragic news of the passing of Florida Marlins ace pitcher Jose Hernandez.