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Davis makes impact with Mavericks

RADSHAD Davis’ adjustment to the NCAA Division I level has been a seamless transition thus far as he has made an immediate impact with the University of Texas-Arlington Mavericks.The junior guard transfer is averaging 11 points and 8.5 rebounds per g

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Fox and Chisholm continue theirstellar play in Arizona Fall League

LUCIUS Fox and Jazz Chisholm continued their stellar play in the Arizona Fall League in their most recent appearances.Fox went 3-4 with a double, an RBI, two runs scored and a walk out of the leadoff spot in a 14-3 win for the Peoria Javelinas over t

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Lashann Higgs erupts for 20, reaches 1,000 career points

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Lashann Higgs scored 20 points to reach 1,000 in her career in a matchup of a longtime coach and her mentor.

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Kevin Major Jr wins title at USTA tourney

For the second straight week, Kevin Major Jr has hoisted a championship trophy won in singles at a USTA tennis tournament.

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Eleven to be inducted in National Sports Hall of Fame

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is expected to induct 11 more persons into the National Hall of Fame next week, bringing the total to 163 since the inception of the highest honour for outstanding athletes, coaches and officials in 1989.

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NPBA: UB Mingoes, Elite make it to the win column

THE University of the Bahamas Mingoes and the Basden Elevator Elite won their games in the New Providence Basketball Association’s double header at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.

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In the BFA, UB Mingoes top United 2-0

THE University of the Bahamas Mingoes defeated United Football Club 2-0 for the first win of the Bahamas Football Association season as the defending champions look to repeat this season.

6th annual Kids Athletics Road Race on Saturday

FOLLOWING the successful staging of the second annual Shaunae Miller-Uibo Bay Street Mile over the weekend, the sixth annual Kids Athletics Road Race is set for Saturday.


THE prestigious Bahamas National Chess Championship 2018 is scheduled to begin in one week. Eight of the Bahamas’ top players are expected to compete in a seven round-robin style tournament.

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Horse show rocks in Camperdown

THE second horse show of the Equestrian Bahamas 2018-2019 show season took place this past weekend at Camperdown Equestrian Centre.

Bahamian players in U Sports spotlight

IT was an active weekend for Bahamian basketball players at Canada’s top-tiered U Sports level and in the Canadian College Athletic Association.Azaro Roker has thrived in a more prominent role early in the season for the St FX X-Men.Roker stuffed the

Hurdler Gibson hoping 2019 will be banner year

AFTER a rarely quiet year since winning the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, in April, Bahamas national 400 metre hurdles record holder Jeffery Gibson is hoping to have a banner year in 2019. “I’m setting some goal

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UB Mingoes suffer two losses at hands of USVI Buccaneers

THE University of the US Virgin Islands Buccaneers spoiled the homecoming celebrations for the University of the Bahamas Mingoes men’s basketball programmes as the visitors took both games in the weekend series.The Bucs took game one 102-85 on Friday

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THE PRESS BOX: Veteran big man Chandler a big boost to Lakers' defence

THE Lakers improved immediately, from a defensive stand point, with the addition of veteran centre Tyson Chandler, after he was bought out by the Phoenix Suns. Chandler picked L.A. out of about five teams trying to secure his services. Chandler’s g

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Breakout season for Strachan, productive year for Knowles-Tener

THE NCAA Division II football regular season concluded with a breakout season for Mike Strachan and a productive year in a new programme for Rondre Knowles-Tener.Strachan finished with five receptions for 55 yards and one touchdown in the Charleston