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           Rakeem Christmas of St. Croix SYRACUSE — The Indiana Pacers acquired the rights to Rakeem Christmas, the 36th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers last month. The Indiana Pacers traded their recently acquired future second-round pick received from the Los Angeles Lakers as

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          Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DENVER – There is incredible competition for who will become the Broncos go-to running back this season as the Mile High training camp features some of the NFL’s top headliners at the position. There’s the pre-eminent lead back in C.J. Anderson, the talented-but-injury-prone Montee Ball,

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  NBA Superstar Tim Duncan of St. Croix SAN ANTONIO – The off-the-court legal battle between Spurs star Tim Duncan of St. Croix and his former financial adviser Charles Banks intensified this week as Banks accused Duncan of wrongly casting himself as the “innocent” while portraying Banks as the “dishonest

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            James Kelbert SAN JOSE – Virgin Islander by choice James Kelbert played a key role in helping the Virgin Islands’ Under-17 boys basketball team to the championship game of the Centrobasket Tournament in Puerto Rico that earned a spot in next year s FIBA Americas Under-18 Tournament in Tokyo. The

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    Victoria Hamilton (14) passes the ball EDMONTON – Considered one of the most powerful teams in the tournament Brazil proved its depth was too much in overwhelming the Virgin Islands 72-58 on Wednesday in the FIBA Americas Women’s Championship at the Saville Community Sports Centre. Brazil used its height

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INDIANAPOLIS — St. Croix-raised pro basketball player Rakeem Christmas was part of the NBA’s rookie orientation over the weekend. That process included photos — lots of photos — as well as videos to assert the playful side of each NBA prospect. Here’s Christmas, whose embryonic NBA career has already included two trades (Minnesota

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EDMONTON – Argentina put on another offensive clinic while dominating the Virgin Islands 75-51 on Tuesday in the FIBA Americas Women’s Championship at the Saville Community Sports Centre. Argentina used quick passes on offence, hypnotizing the Virgin Islands players before feeding the ball to its big centers for easy layups

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Virgin Islands captain Victoria Hamilton EDMONTON – The story of the Virgin Islands team at the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Women won’t ever be made into a Hollywood movie, but theirs is an underdog tale the likes of which Alberta hasn’t seen since Cool Runnings. For every obstacle the

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           Leonard Warner of St. Thomas ATLANTA – Brookwood junior high school football player Leonard Warner is one of the top players for the Class of 2017 in the state of Georgia, but he currently has Alabama atop his list of schools on his personal Twitter page. Warner said the schools he

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LIVERMORE, Calif. – Edward Gonzalez held Latin America scoreless for seven innings to boost Puerto Rico to a 6-0 victory over the Virgin Islands on Thursday. Gonzalez allowed five hits, no walks and struck out eight. Puerto Rico’s Gonzalez showed his talents on both sides of the diamond with a

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