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‘Boston Blackie’ was one of a kind

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

Man ‘for all seasons’ Dr. Roberts passes on

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

Grandson of Godwin Blyden, Cummings, is UK wide receiver

It was five years ago when he left us for eternity. I have no doubt, though, that if he was with us today, Godwin Blyden, the quiet, consummate linebacker with a giant

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

Greater sports focus advocated for selection of national heroes

Firstly, let me express my support for the National Honours. One of the positive undertakings of this Free National Movement (FNM) government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis,

Bahamians Hield, Ayton likely out of NBA playoffs

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing havoc within the sports world. Bahamians, of course, are caught up in the situation. The National Basketball Association (NBA) has suspended the present regular season for 30

Major Olympics decision looms for sports leaders  

As the Coronavirus infections number grows in Japan, the 2020 Olympic Games extravaganza, due to get started on July 24, appears to be threatened. The Government of Japan, the Olympic

Colin ‘Troppy’ Knowles, a forgotten sports icon

Those who observed Colin “Troppy” Knowles over the last four decades, before his death several years ago, would remember him as the sort of laid-back mentor of athletes. His sports

Sidney ‘Moon’ McPhee, the other twin, deserves Hall of Fame status

It was eight years ago, in this very space, when I brought to the attention of readers, the awesome contribution to national sports development by, yes, that of the “other”