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Pintard went too far in Minnis criticism

I always send my draft letters to a dear friend before I publish them. We graduated high school together in the late 1970s, and have remained close all these years.

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On form Jazz Chisholm Jr leads the Miami Marlins

JAZZ CHISHOLM JR continues his transition to breakout star for the Miami Marlins and is not only a team leader, but among the league leaders in several offensive categories.

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Seven-game hit streak for Ian Lewis at Jupiter Hammerheads

Ian Lewis is off to a blistering start at the plate in his 2022 season and has opened the year with a seven-game hit streak.

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Junior National basketball team prepares for Puerto Rico

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation’s junior national basketball team is preparing to travel to Puerto Rico next month for the Centro Basket Under-15 Girls Tournament and according to coach Varel Davis, they will ensure that they have the best players selected.

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Bahamians receive postseason honours

A GROUP of Bahamian players played a prominent role on the Tallulah Falls varsity boys’ baseball programme and were recognised with postseason awards for their outstanding 2022 season.

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STATESIDE: The US and its NATO allies’ Ukraine objectives

SINCE Russia invaded Ukraine three months ago, we have all heard many times about how the US and its NATO allies are carefully walking a tightrope to ensure that Ukraine has a fighting chance to repel the invaders while not acting in such a way that would provoke Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin, into even considering launching nuclear weaponry, either on the battlefields of southeastern Europe or against Western targets.

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‘We are going to have to play together’

Deandre Ayton looks ahead to game 6 against Mavericks

The Phoenix Suns have an opportunity to clinch a second consecutive berth to the Western Conference Finals but Deandre Ayton said he expects tonight’s game six matchup to be one of the toughest in the series.

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Ayton and Suns take 3-2 lead

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 28 points, Deandre Ayton added 20 and the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-80 last night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

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Ukraine expert gives briefing at US Embassy

A UKRAINIAN international relations expert has provided insight into the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, detailing the latest Russian attacks against the country and the toll the war has taken on ordinary Ukrainian civilians.

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Sears Jr commits to X-Men in AUS

College football prospect to play game at highest level in Canada

Stephen Sears Jr is the latest collegiate football prospect to follow the pipeline from The Bahamas to playing the game at the highest level in Canada.

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WNBA: Jones and Sun lose opener

GRAND Bahamian native Jonquel Jones and her Connecticut Sun suffered a heart-breaking loss to the New York Liberty as they opened their Women’s National Basketball Association 2022 season on Saturday.

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STATESIDE: Why is Kremlin reportedly planning a grand celebration of its military?

THIS Sunday is celebrated generally in the West and specifically in the US and UK as V-E (Victory in Europe) Day, commemorating the Allied triumph over the Axis powers in World War II. May 8 was the date in 1945 when the German army surrendered to the victorious allies led by America and Great Britain.

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BTC revenues up 6% as subscribers decline

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) revenues increased by 6 percent year-over-year for the 2022 first quarter as the carrier continued its steady recovery from the lows caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ayton and Suns take 2-0 lead

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul scored 28 points, including 14 in another spectacular fourth quarter, to lead the Phoenix Suns over the Dallas Mavericks 129-109 last night for a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

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Anfernee Seymour early offensive leader for the Dirty Birds

ANFERNEE Seymour has emerged as leader for the Charleston Dirty Birds in his debut season with the club and is among the team leaders in several offensive categories.

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‘Just break the dang gas pedal’

DEANDRE AYTON AND TOP-SEEDED PHOENIX SUNS PLAYING LIKE THE FAVOURITES IN NBA PLAYOFFS

BAHAMIAN and National Basketball Association rising star Deandre Ayton liked the way his Phoenix Suns got started in game one of their Western Conference semifinal series on Monday night.

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Man accused of two armed robberies

A MAN was yesterday remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services for allegedly committing two counts of armed robbery.

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Ayton leads Suns past Mavericks

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored 25 points, Devin Booker added 23 and the top-seeded Phoenix Suns rolled to a 121-114 win over the Dallas Mavericks last night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.

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Fox has first hit, stolen base of career

LUCIUS Fox ended his drought at the plate and achieved a career milestone with the first hit and first stolen base of his Major League Baseball career.

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Super Value principal backs VAT’s breadbasket removal

Super Value’s principal yesterday backed calls to remove VAT from breadbasket foods as a means to ease the burden soaring inflation has imposed on hard-pressed consumers still struggling to recover from COVID-19’s fall-out.

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