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Jamaican athletic scholarships for high school being refused

Fred Sturrup

Jamaica is the world’s leading athletics sprint nation. Of course, that country boasts Usain Bolt, the greatest in history over the 100 meters and 200 meters distances.   But, other than Bolt, there just seems to be this revolving door through which extremely swift males and females have gone through and continue to do so,…
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Sherrick “Sharky” Martin relates to American Football’s golden era

Fred Sturrup

Basil “Bar” Davis, Bruce “Dick Brown” Russell, Sherrick “Sharky” Martin, Jessee Ferguson, Allan Ingraham, Jeff Williams, Jim White, and Don Huyler are names from a past era of American Football that breathe nostalgia.   Very often these days, I interact with the shark, the running back who gobbled up yards like few others, nationwide, have. …
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Jonquel Jones enters 2017 on a roll

Fred Sturrup

Jonquel Jones, the 6-6 cen-ter/forward from Holmes Rock, Grand Bahama, is blasting along in the Women Korean Basketball League (WKBL), carrying the Woori Bank Wibee team to one of the greatest regular season runs in history.   Woori Bank Wibee is 18-1, atop the South Korean-based league with a big lead over second place KEB…
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