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Jones’ massive performance leads Sun team past Mystics

MASSIVE PERFORMANCE – Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones (35) shoots over Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike (30) during a WNBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)

With five games left in the Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) regular season, Grand Bahama native Jonquel Jones remains in a close race for the Most Valuable Player award.  The 6’6’’ forward/center for the Connecticut Sun reminded those who will ultimately vote, why she has been a favorite to win the award all season long.…
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Travis Munnings a welcomed addition to SL Benfica squad

NEXT CHAPTER – Travis Munnings has signed with Sport Libosa (SL) Benfica in Portugal’s top basketball league, Liga Portuguesa de Basquetbol and looks to make an impact. (PHOTO: SL BENFICA)

As his professional basketball career overseas continues, Grand Bahamian Travis Munnings has received a great opportunity. He signed a deal with Sport Libosa (SL) Benfica in Portugal’s top basketball league, Liga Portuguesa de Basquetbol. Respected for his work ethic by former coaches, his strong play with ex-teams, along with his communication skills, the 6’6’’ forward…
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GB’s Jonquel Jones continuing MVP pace

ON MVP TITLE PACE – Holmes Rock native and Bosnian-Bahamian Jonquel Jones is on track for the 2021 WNBA most valuable player (MVP) title. Las Vegas Aces’ Aja Wilson (22) drives to the basket against Connecticut Sun’s Jones (35) during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, in Uncasville, Conn. (Dana Jensen/The Day via AP)

Holmes Rock native and Bosnian-Bahamian Jonquel Jones’ 2021 campaign has caught the eyes of many and she is squarely in the running for a crowning achievement. While the announcement of the 2021 Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) is set for later in the season, Jones, as of late, appears to be…
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BBC Presentation

BBC PRESENTATION – The Bahamas Boxing Commission on Monday, August 23, made a financial donation to former Commonwealth and national boxing champion Ray Minus Jr. The presentation was made by BBC Secretary Calvin Greene, right, and Treasurer Alvin Sargent, on behalf of Chairman Fred Sturrup. The check is to assist with the ex- champ’s medical expenses. Other active members of the commission are Deputy Chairman Dr. Munir Rashad; Fernley Palmer; Statistician Paul Moxey and Walter Rolle.

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