Sports Scope

‘Bahamian’ flavored welcome for Buddy Hield in Sacramento

Fred Sturrup

Tonight Buddy Hield and his new Sacramento Kings teammates are scheduled to engage in the third game since his arrival. The Kings are at home for a 10:30 p.m. encounter against the Minnesota Timberwolves.   If you are keeping score, the Kings are 1-1 since the high profile deal that sent Kings’ superstar DeMarcus Cousins…
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Monster day by Devynne Charlton for Purdue team

Fred Sturrup

It was a monster day for Devynne Charlton at the Big Ten Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio over the weekend.   Charlton’s Purdue University Boilermakers (94 points) got nipped for the title by Penn State (96.5 points), but Charlton was awesome in winning her specialty, the 60-meters hurdles (7.97), the 60…
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Sports icon Cyril Smith passes on at 90

Bahamian sports legend (body building and boxing) Cyril Smith died on Wednesday at the age of 90. Above left

Early on Thursday, Pedro Smith communicated with me and passed on the sad news that his father Cyril had died at the age of 90.   Later, I spoke with daughter Carol and we chatted a bit about the legendary Cyril Smith, the pioneer bodybuilding and fitness champion in the country and one of the…
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Commonwealth title fight set for Bahamian champ Williams

Shermin ‘Tank’ Williams

The big Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC) heavyweight fight is set.   Bahamian Heavyweight champion Sherman “Tank” Williams, at 44, has landed one of the biggest fights of a lengthy career. A CBC bulletin, listing title fights and vacant title arrangements, was released to directors on Tuesday.   In the “forthcoming championships” category, Williams is the…
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