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Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94

HOUSTON (AP) — Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory last night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

nesbitt, coleby, burrows take the spotlight

IT’s playoff season for several marquee Bahamian basketball players in their respective leagues across the globe.David Nesbitt and Kadeem Coleby are in the midst of their championship series, while Juraun “Kino” Burrows will begin his playoff run thi

Bahamas dominates 3rd Caribbean Triathlon Age Group Championships

THE Bahamas once again dominated the competition in the 3rd Caribbean Triathlon Age Group Championships in Miami over the weekend. The 21-member team made it three straight years the Bahamas has had the most medal finishes. The Caribbean Championship

'Pancho' not pleased with Nassau schools' participation

While this is the fifth year that the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture has renamed the National Primary School in his honour, Frank ‘Pancho’ Rahming said he’s just pleased to have been able to get it started some 30 years ago.Once known as the O

Rivals in competition, but 'best friends' off the field

ALTHOUGH they have been rivals on the field, athletes Charisma Taylor and Daejhi Moss enjoy the close friendship that they have developed off the field.The two 18-year-old former Queen’s College stars are competing in different schools in the United

'Let's give the NPWBA the credit they deserve'

THE New Providence Women’s Basketball Association didn’t have a full season like they normally do, nor did they have a full complement of teams participating.But league president Mynez Sherman should be commended along with her executives for pulling

Travis Munnings withdraws from NBA Draft

AFTER testing the market and facing evaluation from scouts and coaches, Travis Munnings has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and has decided to return to school for his senior season.Munnings will rejoin his University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks for th

Emma Weech named Athlete of the Week

DEERFIELD Academy and Impact Tennis Academy player Emma Weech has been named the Athlete of the Week for their girls’ varsity team.Weech has been a fantastic new addition to the team this year. She has played positions 1-4 and logged a number of vict

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Celtics take 3-2 lead

BOSTON (AP) — Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 last night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.

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NCAA: Knowles helps Cougars to World Series berth

Perez Knowles delivered an impressive performance from the mound in the Southeast Regional tournament and helped his team earn an historic berth to the NCAA Division II World Series.

16th annual Junkanoo Jam in Bimini

EIGHT Division-I women’s college basketball teams will compete in the 16th annual Junkanoo Jam at Gateway Christian Academy in Bimini November 22-24.

New Division-I basketball tournaments for men

BASKETBALL Travelers, Inc., in partnership with Resorts World Bimini, announced Tuesday the creation of two new Division-I men’s basketball tournaments – the Junkanoo Jam and the Bimini Jam.

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Eighth annual Junior International Rugby Festival a resounding success

THE Freeport Rugby Football Club was buzzing with excitement over the weekend as five teams competed in the club’s eighth annual Junior International Rugby Festival.

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‘The Tank’ returns home to get ready for the ‘Backyard Rumble’

BAHAMIAN pro-boxer Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams is back home in Freeport from a Florida training camp ahead of his headline fight in the nation’s second city this weekend.

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Coleby attends 2nd round of Utah's pre-NBA Draft workouts

Dwight Coleby began his path to pro basketball with the first of his pre-NBA Draft workouts.