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SENDAI — St. Thomas native Jabari Blash connected for his first home run of the season Sunday night with his new team, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Nippon Professional Baseball, Japan’s version of Major League Baseball. Nippon (or Nihon) means Japan in Japanese. The 29-year-old Blash, who spent parts

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SAN JUAN — Clayton Laurent, Jr. thought he was coasting on points to his fourth professional victory — until he got knocked out early in Puerto Rico on Friday night. German “Bombon” Garcia, 30, of Chihuahua, Mexico hit Laurent with a hard right hook at 1:51 in the third round,

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix native and basketball coach veteran, Jackson Dolor has been named University of the Virgin Islands Interim Lady Bucs Head Basketball Coach. Dolor has been serving as associate coach for the UVI Bucs Men’s Basketball team since 2017. He helped lead the University to the most wins

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SAN JUAN — Territorial athletes brought home nine medals, including five gold medals in regional competition held recently. Three teams from the U.S. Virgin Islands finished among the top three in their divisions at the 63rd annual Poly Relays track and field meet. The competition was held March 8-9 in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Professional boxer John Jackson’s family members have offered up $541,600 worth of property as bond in an effort to persuade a federal judge to release him from jail as he awaits trial on charges that he allegedly secretly filmed himself raping an underage girl, U.S. District Court

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The hits keep coming for St. Thomas professional boxer John “Dah Rock” Jackson — now charged with producing child pornography on his cell phone. Jackson, 30, was charged with second-degree aggravated rape by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on February 6 The Charlotte Amalie native appeared

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands’ men’s national team pulled one out of the hat on Sunday to eke out a victory in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup’s Americas Qualifiers. Game high scorer Georgio Milligan stepped up to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat 64-59. The USVI’s defeat

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Brazil became the fifth team in the Americas to qualify to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after defeating the Virgin Islands, 104-80, at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas on Thursday. Brazil join Argentina, Canada, USA and Venezuela as the teams that have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A professional boxer is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl on St. Thomas. John A. “Dah Rock” Jackson, 30, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with second-degree aggravated rape, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Jackson is the youngest son of three-time

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HAVANA — A 24-year-old student has become the first United States citizen to play in an official Cuban league in around six decades, just as Cubans are batting for Major League Baseball without having to defect under a historic deal made in December. U.S.-Cuban relations have chilled as U.S. President

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