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WASHINGTON — We all know how great San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan has been for not only the city of San Antonio but also for the territory. Tim has raised a lot of money, food and more for the Islands as they were devastated by recent hurricanes. During the House

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SPURS LEGEND: From left, Eddie, From left, Eddie, Marilyn ,15, and Erica, and Max Martinez , 8, look at Nik Soup’s mural dedicated to The Spurs at Franky Diablo’s on Saturday, March, 4, 2017. SAN ANTONIO – Hulu opened it’s new San Antonio Viewer Experience Operations headquarters this week, complete with

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  FLORENCE — The University of the Virgin Islands’ men’s basketball team remained winless after getting smacked down by North Alabama 92-58 on Tuesday night in Alabama. Jonathan Harley scored 13 points, Jake Fay added 11 points and Justin Syphoe had 10 points for the Buccaneers (0-10), who trailed by

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NASSAU — The Virgin Islands’ men’s national basketball team got its first win in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifier tournament, besting the Bahamas 93-85 last night in the Sir Kendall Isaacs Gymnasium. The 51st ranked team in FIBA rankings were world beaters in the FIBA AmeriCup Championships

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SANTO DOMINGO — Point Guard Walter Hodge was born on September 21, 1986 in the Puerto Rican municipality of Guaynabo. Hodge wore the Virgin Islands’ jersey and when he showed off his tattoos during a FIBA photo session. The tattoos represent the places that he has been in the past,

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SANTO DOMINGO — The Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national basketball team tried its best but came up short against a stronger team, losing to the Dominican Republic 99-89 last night in its opening group-play game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifier. Eloy Camacho Vargas had a double-double with

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DETROIT — Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open. Looking like a savvy winner, instead of a journeyman, he picked apart

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SANTO DOMINGO — The Virgin Islands’ men’s national basketball team opens its quest for a berth in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 tournament tonight with the first of six first-round games in the Americas Qualifiers. The Virgin Islands National Team will take on the Dominican Republic at 8 p.m.

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MASTER PITCHER: Rooney Williams of Gallows Bay describes one of the scenes from his life in baseball. CHRISTIANSTED — Someday you might see Rooney Williams sitting at Seaside Market & Deli eating breakfast. Williams wears blue jeans, a white t-shirt, dark sunglasses (he needs cataract surgery) and has a little

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  By TIM DUNCAN Special to the V.I. Free Press The three islands that make up the U.S. Virgin Islands — St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas — have a combined population of 100,000 and a poverty rate of 22 percent, nearly 50 percent higher than where I live

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