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Chisholm continues hot streak in Single A-Advance baseball

Jazz Chisholm continues to garner international media attention for a hot streak at the plate since his progression to Single A-Advanced baseball.The Diamondbacks No. 2 prospect was recognised by several outlets for a standout performance Sunday nigh

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National volleyball team bounces back with victory over Haiti

AFTER losing a marathon five setter to hosts Suriname the night before, the Bahamas men’s national volleyball team regrouped and took care of Haiti in four sets on Monday to keep their hopes alive for a shot at the gold medal at the CAZOVA (Caribbean

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Tributes to softball executive Greg Christie

LONG time Grand Bahamian softball executive Greg Christie, a class of 2003 World Softball Hall of Fame inductee, died on Monday morning at the Princess Margaret Hospital as a result of heart complications. The former media consultant, 70, was a forme

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Runners come out in support of Jonique Webb

On Saturday, persons from all walks of life showed up to lend their support to former Jordan Prince Williams High School multiple athlete Jonique Webb in her battle against lupus.A ‘Fighting Lupus, Finding Hope - Jonique’s Beast Mode’ run/walk race w

Bahamians help Diamondbacks reach playoffs

With a pair of Bahamian players on its roster, the AZL Diamondbacks clinched its first-ever playoff berth in the Arizona Rookie League.Kristian Robinson and Dominique Collie helped the Diamondbacks to secure the playoff spot when they swept Sunday’s

UB Mingoes face Presbyterian College tonight

The University of Bahamas Mingoes Men’s Basketball team will face Presbyterian College tonight in the team’s second game of The Summer of Thunder Series.The Migoes play Presbyterian College 6pm Tuesday at The Kendal Issacs Gym after losing to Marshal

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Jones shines for Suns in playoff push

Jonquel Jones recorded her first double-double of the season as the Connecticut Sun continue to wind down the regular season and continue their playoff push.Jones finished with 17 points and 15 rebounds in the Sun’s 82-75 win over the Chicago Sky Aug

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THE PRESS BOX: The ‘ACL’ rears its ugly head in the NFL

This NFL preseason, the feared, torn ‘ACL’ is being diagnosed at an alarming rate. Veterans and rookies alike can’t seem to escape the dreaded injury.

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Ayton and Hield learn clash dates

The NBA released its full regular season schedule over the weekend, and several marquee games highlight the matchups for the league’s Bahamian players.Deandre Ayton and Buddy Hield will face each other four times over the course of the regular season

Bahamas pulls off Barbados victory

THE Bahamas men’s national volleyball team pulled off a big victory over Barbados on Sunday to get their play started in the Men’s CAZOVA (Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association) Championships, but they won’t have much time to celebrate at the Ismay

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Shining silver

AFTER falling short at the recent Central American and Caribbean Games, the Bahamas men’s 4 x 400 metre relay team redeemed themselves with a silver medal to join high jump bronze medalist Donald Thomas in getting on the podium at the North American

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Rising star Clarke a double finalist in St Lucia

Sydney Clarke, who has the distinction of being the only junior ranked under 500 in recent times in the under-18 juniors, attained multiple successes this weekend in St Lucia.Clarke, who was ranked number one in girls singles in the tournament, was t

Seymour back to double-a with Miami Marlins

Anfernee Seymour continues to alternate levels through the Miami Marlins organisation and has returned to the Double-A baseball.Seymour was re-promoted to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp of the Double A’s Southern League from the Jupiter Hammerheads of

Freedom Farmers bring pride in World Series

The Bahamas (Freedom Farm Baseball League) was eliminated in the semi-finals of the Cal Ripken Baseball Major 70 World Series but the team was still recognised for its efforts as a unit and with several individual awards.Team Bahamas won the “Sportsm

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Fighting through

COACH Mike Brey looked positively at the way his Notre Dame Fighting Irish responded to the challenges they faced in pulling off their three exhibition games against local-based teams in the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s 2018 Summer of Thunder over