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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves named David Vanterpool as Associate Head Coach. Vanterpool, with family from St. Thomas, had spent the previous seven seasons as an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers.  “We are thrilled to add someone with David’s coaching acumen and resume to our staff,” said Timberwolves

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Elite runners from 11 countries are returning to St. Thomas today to compete for top honors in the third cruise marathon challenge as they island hop via the Carnival Fascination ship. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, in collaboration with St. Thomas Road Runners, will once again

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FLORENCE, Kentucky — A 28-year-old up-and-coming jockey was killed early today in a Northern Kentucky crash. Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. of St. Croix was killed in a crash around 12:30 a.m. today near the intersection of Houston Road and Hansel Avenue in Florence. According to officials with the Florence Police Department,

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico will host a qualifying round for the 3×3 basketball tournament that has become part of the FIBA World Cup. It’s actually the first-ever qualifier event for this particular subset of FIBA basketball. It will take place from May 4th to 5th. The qualifier will consist

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CHRISTIANSTED — Jasmine Jordan, the daughter of NBA legend Michael Jordan is engaged to former Syracuse University basketball player Rakeem Christmas of St. Croix. Christmas currently plays professional basketball as a forward for the New Zealand Breakers. Jasmine took to Instagram to announce her engagement, posting a series of photos

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal Grand Jury returned a ten count indictment against a former professional boxer on St. Thomas today. John “Dah Rock” Jackson, 30, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, three counts of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual

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MEMPHIS — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is being considered for the head coaching position of at least three NBA teams. Vanterpool, 46, has been on staff of the Portland Trail Blazers since 2012, will be interviewed by the New Orleans Pelicans, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Memphis Grizzlies.  The

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CLEVELAND — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of at least four coaches the Cleveland Cavaliers are considering to be their new head coach. “Cavaliers expect to interview several assistants involved in playoffs, including Utah’s Alex Jensen and Portland’s David Vanterpool, sources tell ESPN,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Sunday.

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NEW ORLEANS — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of 14 coaches being considered for the head coaching position of the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. According to an article in SB Nation, if the Pelicans are interested in a coach who has embraced the small market experience

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced St. Thomas native and former professional basketball player and mainstay on the Virgin Islands National Team Calvert White as Commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation on Friday. White, 43, currently serves as Acting Commissioner of DSPR and has served

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