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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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  WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia — A nationwide group that drafts legislation for states to adopt voted this week to approve an amended sports-agents law that will now also apply to certain types of financial advisers. The Uniform Law Commission at its annual meeting in Williamsburg passed a revised version of the

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The 17th Pan Am Games begin today July 10 and continue until July 26. The Para Pan Am Games will begin August 7 and run until the 15th. The U.S. Virgin Islands has 18 athletes competing in the games. Here are some reasons to pay attention: The Pan Am Games are

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Six years ago, Starlin Castro said he felt virtually trapped in Chicago. The Cubs shortstop didn’t know how to order food from a restaurant. He and several of his friends, also from the Dominican Republic, did not know how to call for a taxi. Remaining in their apartments often seemed

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  We remember the moments, not the trophies. What will resonate next year, or at the next Women’s World Cup, or even come the next decade, will not be the United States Women’s National Team hoisting a third Women’s World Cup trophy after Sunday’s 5-2 defeat of Japan. What will

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  THE VALLEY, Anguilla (DPA) – German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere Monday called on FIFA to reform its voting system. The corruption indictments on senior football officials and the re-election of Joseph Blatter as president of world football’s governing body showed that urgent change was needed, he said in a

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But Rafa looking for answers after loss to upstart journeyman On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand – and whiffed, accidentally smahsing his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the

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  As the 102nd Tour de France gets underway in the compact streets of the Dutch city of Utrecht on Saturday, it will mark the beginning of what promises to be one of the most exciting battles for the famed yellow jersey in years. One year after Vincenzo Nibali claimed

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  CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix’s Tim Duncan is returning to San Antonio for a 19th season with the Spurs. Duncan tells the San Antonio Express-News, “I’ll be on the court next year.” Until Duncan made his announcement on Thursday, there was speculation that he could call it a career after the

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The mascot for the 2015 Pan Am Games, which open in Toronto next week, is a porcupine named Pachi. The porcupine seems an appropriate symbol. Many across greater Toronto have discovered that the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, like a porcupine, are an uncomfortable creature to embrace.

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