Sports Scope

“Boston Blackie” was one of a kind


SPORTS SCOPE SPECIAL A national hero died on Sunday. I remember vividly, the first time I saw Leonard “Boston Blackie” Miller, with full recognition as to who he really was. This was back in the late 1950s, (I think 1959 was the year) at a time when spectators lined the streets along the route of…
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Man “for all seasons,” Dr. Roberts passes on

SPECIAL SPORTS SCOPE One of the most well-rounded citizens of the world, Dr. Patrick Roberts, died on Saturday morning past. He touched so many, in multiple facets of life, that the mourning will be widespread, inclusive of the producer of this column. With the passing of this lively, energetic, humanitarian, those of us who were…
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Grandson of Godwin Blyden, Cummings, UK wide receiver

In photo at left is Izayah Cummings and at right is Natasha Blyden-Cummings.

Five years ago, he left us for eternity. I have no doubt though, that if he was with us today, Godwin Blyden, the quiet, consummate linebacker, with the giant heart, would be smiling and happily nodding his head over the news that his grandson, Izayah Cummings is a freshman wide receiver at the University of…
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Lou Adderley, national sports hero prototype


The coronavirus has the primary focus of the world. This disease has impacted life throughout the globe, and, in The Bahamas, much of what is customary, has come to a screeching halt. Nevertheless, as with other countries, segments of life remain ongoing. We’ve not stopped living. So, it is, that there are indeed plans for…
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