Sports Scope

Buddy Hield is traded, still under microscope

Fred Sturrup

They are linked in NBA history for yet another reason.   Reference is to Bahamian Buddy Hield and the unpredictable DeMarcus Cousins. A couple games before last All-Star Weekend, Hield received some negative attention in the social medial for his “groin” flagrant foul on Cousins. Breaking news coming out in the aftermath of the All-Star…
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“The General” Storr continues with vital sports contributions

Fred Sturrup

Sharon “The General” Storr, at 65, and 53 years removed from the time when he first entered the spotlight as a junior quarter mile sprinter for St. Augustine’s College (SAC), is still a national sports factor.   Through the years many Bahamians contributed greatly to the development of the nation from a sporting background. Largely,…
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Continuity of ‘Bahamas Sports’ brand should be national focus

Fred Sturrup

During the 1950s when Stafford Sands recognized the value of Bahamian entertainers, led at the time by the crooner/calypso specialist and ultra musician George Symonette, the Bahamas Tourism brand began to take shape.   Sands, the Father of Tourism, maintained his close connection to the Bahamian entertainment industry during the early and mid 1960s and…
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Hield dealing with distraction as rookie season moves along

Fred Sturrup

Buddy Hield, during this present rookie season with the New Orleans Pelicans, has not put up numbers anywhere near those that made him the top collegiate player in the United States, at Oklahoma University.   The numbers are meager, considering the high expectations. He is averaging just 8.6 points per game, 2.9 rebounds and 1.4…
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