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LIVERMORE – Some of the world’s best young baseball players will once again converge on Califonia starting tomorrow for the opening of the 2015 Little League Intermediate World Series. The team from St. Thomas plays South Korea in opening round play Sunday at 12 noon. If the U.S. Virgin Islands

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INDIANAPOLIS – It was roughly a year ago when Paul George suffered one of the more gruesome injuries you’ll ever see, breaking his right leg during a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas and immediately sending the Indiana Pacers into a tailspin. Before the injury, the Pacers were listed at 14-to-1

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Juwan Thompson of the Denver Broncos CHRISTIANSTED – Juwan Thompson was different from the other little kids. He wasn’t tall, but he was stocky, with big arms and shoulders much too wide for a 5-year-old. “His babysitter called him ‘Little Hulk,’ ” recalled Thompson’s mom, Ramona Griggie. “So ever since

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 Rakeem Christmas on draft day 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers made a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday to send a 2019 second round pick in exchange for St. Croix’s Rakeem Christmas. Christmas, a 6-9 forward, played four seasons at Syracuse and averaged 7.8 points and 5.6 rebounds over

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              Akeel Morris of St. Thomas BINGHAMTON, New York – Right-handed flame-throwing relief pitcher Akeel Morris didn’t just make a jump, he made a leap from the Florida State League to the Major Leagues. Like any player getting that news — or perhaps a person getting ready to try bungee

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CLEVELAND — An online newspaper called “The King James Gospel” said Tuesday that St. Croix-raised Rakeem Christmas is not “championship caliber” and will not be on the starting roster when the Cleveland Cavaliers play their first game of the new NBA season. “When you have LeBron James on your roster

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  TORONTO – Everything you need to follow along with prelims live during the 2015 Pan American Games. Hit refresh for the latest coverage. Men’s 100 back Brazil’s Guilherme Guido looks to be the clear favorite in the men’s 100-meter back finals at the Pan American Games after a swift preliminary swim.

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           Nelson Gomez of Puerto Rico Four athletes — three baseball players and a weightlifter — have been thrown out of the Pan Am Games for doping infractions but not the swimmer whose banishment would benefit Canada’s medal total. Mexican weightlifter Cynthya Vanessa Dominguez, Colombian baseball player Javier Jesus

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  BALTIMORE – Clint Dempsey walked away with the game ball for one of the few times in his career. With his first international hat trick, he boosted the United States to a 6-0 rout over Cuba on Saturday and into its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal. Dempsey put

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John McCarthy, publisher of the VIFreep By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press You know you’re on the downside of your career when the AARP starts taking pot shots at you. AARP glibly tweeted about Tiger’s not-good-enough-to-make-the-cut golf play at St. Andrews in Scotland this way: “.@TigerWoods It’s better to be over

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