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‘Buddy’ Hield scores nine, Knicks rout Kings 140-121

NEW YORK (AP) — Immanuel Quickley scored 18 of his 25 points in the first half, and Julius Randle had 21 points and 14 rebounds to power the New York Knicks to a 140-121 win over the Sacramento Kings last night.

GSSSA coaches, officials hoping they will be paid

While they wait for the return of students to the classrooms and subsequently after-school sporting activities, Government Secondary Schools Sports Association coaches and officials are hoping that the Ministry of Education will pay them the monies owed for their services already rendered.

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Decius-Norius gets in shape for Bikini Physique Figure Fitness Classic

AS she gets set to return to the NPC 2021 CJ Classic and Sunshine State Bodybuilding Bikini Physique Figure Fitness Classic next month, Serena Salis Decius-Norius is hoping to make an impression on her rivals in two different categories.

Collegiate baseball players making impact

THE 2021 campaigns are underway at nearly every level of play in collegiate baseball and several Bahamian players had early impacts with their respective programmes.

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Jones makes free throw to seal comeback victory

THE Texas Longhorns outscored the Kansas Jayhawks by 12 at the free throw line and scored the last five points of the game from the charity stripe, including one from Kai Jones that sealed his team’s largest comeback win of the season.

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Strachan: ‘I’m definitely the best in the draft’

MIKE Strachan introduced himself to the Los Angeles Chargers fanbase with the confidence that has scouts bullish on his potential and continues to propel his rise up several 2021 NFL draft boards.

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New Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture outlines platform

IRAM Lewis, the new minister of youth, sports and culture, has outlined his platform for the appointed post, which includes objectives at immediately impacting the sporting community.

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Bastian and Seminoles 200 yard medley relay team earn NCAA Championships qualifying standard

IZAAK Bastian and his Florida State Seminoles 200 yard medley relay teammates earned an NCAA Championships qualifying standard on the opening night of the 2021 Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming Championships.

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Shackeel Butters named AMC Player of the Week

SHACKEEL Butters received another conference-wide accolade in the NAIA as he prepares to lead his William Baptist Eagles into the postseason.

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Saequan making waves in water polo

ADD the name Saequan Miller and water polo to the list of sporting disciplines that Bahamian athletes are now excelling in at the collegiate level.

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‘The antics of having to stand when she enters a board meeting is not one that sports leaders were very comfortable with’

While many declined to speculate on what may have led to her resignation, some of the sporting leaders welcomed Olympian Iram Lewis, who will replace Lanisha Rolle as the new minister of youth, sports and culture.

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Mackey makes tennis and track teams at Mars Hill

SOPHOMORE Elana Mackey, making her transition from the University of the Bahamas to Mars Hill University, is hoping to contribute to both the Lions women’s tennis and track and field teams.

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‘We need the fresh air because we don’t know how long this pandemic will be’

THIS is the second week that Mario Ford has moved his youth baseball camp to the Columbus Primary School field and, although the players are slowly making their way there, he’s pleased with what he’s seen so far.

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Ayton scores 19 to help Suns rout Trail Blazers

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 34 points, Deandre Ayton added 19 and the Phoenix Suns kept rolling with a 132-100 win over the Portland Trail Blazers last night.

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Saunders catches touchdown in win

MAVIN Saunders has had an immediate impact on the field for Las Rozas Black Demons of the LNFA Serie A, the second-tier division of American football based in Las Rozas, Spain.