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By RENALDO DORSETT Tribune Sports Reporter

By RENALDO DORSETT Tribune Sports Reporter

eam Bahamas continued competition on day two of the World Junior Championships in Tampere, Finland. Jaida Knowles advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 100m. She finished third in heat five in 11.71 seconds and advanced as an automatic qualifier. Daija Lampkin of the United States was first in 11.44 and Gina Akpe-Moses of Ireland was second in 11.58. The heat produced five qualifiers including Margherita Zuecco of Italy in 11.75 and Denise Uphoff of Germany advanced as one of the next fastest qualifiers in 11.77. Knowles will run in lane eight of the second semi-final. The 110mH hurdles featured the first Bahamian competitors to take to the track on day two and produced one qualifier to the semi-final. Oscar Smith reached the semi-final, but finished seventh in 15.31 and was unable to advance to the final. He advanced as the No.17 among the 24 qualifiers in the semi-final. Smith finished second in heat five and advanced as an automatic qualifier in a time of 13.79. Luis Salort of Spain was first in 13.66 and Filip Jakob Desmar of Slovenia was third in 13.82 as the qualifiers from that heat.

A LOCAL organisation is seeking to develop the game of 3-on-3 basketball in the country and offer a forum for an exciting new brand of the sport. Battlegrounds Bahamas looks to launch this summer with its premier showcase, the first of many events as they look to garner interest in the game. Jordan Coakley, a member of the Battlegrounds Bahamas organising team, said 3-on-3 basketball can provide a new slate of opportunities at every level, ranging from the elite to the casual players. “What we are trying to do is solidify the game of 3 on 3 in the Bahamas, so when we start speaking hoops and we think 5 on 5 we want 3 on 3 to be right there in the conversation,” he said. “The pace of the game is different – it’s only 10 minutes, and at no point do you stop unless the ball goes out of bounds or there’s a foul. They call it a 10-minute sprint. We’re not just looking for the elite ballers to come out, we want to make it a family-filled community event. What makes it appealing is its simplicity, it’s not intimidating like a full 5-on-5 event. And it’s for everyone, no matter the age. Each team has four players, all it takes is to register and come out to play.” FIBA has undergone a campaign in recent years for more countries under its umbrella to adapt the 3-on-3 version of the game. Played in a halfcourt setting, each game is 10 minutes or the first team to score 21. The game is played with a smaller, colourful ball, but the weight of a regulation FIBA ball. The pace is quickened with a 12-second shot clock and points are scored by ones and twos (beyond the threepoint line). According to FIBA: 3-on-3 is considered the No.1 urban team sport. From the first official event at the 2010 Youth Olympics Games to the Olympic inclusion starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games, FIBA has had an ambitious vision for the game. The rules are very simple and designed to make it a fast, spectacular and exciting game. The non-stop music


TEAM Bahamas at the World Junior Championships in Tampere, Finland. Denvaughn Whymns ran a personal best time of 13.91 but finished fifth in heat two and did not advance. The heat produced three qualifiers, Orlando Bennett of Jamaica (13.65), Stefan Volzer of Germany (13.74) and Raheem Brown of the Cayman Islands (13.83). Corey Sherrod also contested the men’s 400m. He finished just outside a qualifying spot and finished fourth in heat one in 48.22. Khamal Stewart-Baynes of Canada was first in 47.10, Musa Isah of Bahrain was

second in 47.50 and Antoio Grant of Panama was third in 47.64. Joel Johnson was unable to recover from an injury issue in the heats to take his place in the 100m semi-finals. On day one, Johnson was second in heat two in 10.34 but was slowed by the aforementioned injury. Adrian Curry finished sixth in heat one in 10.70 and did not advance. Team Bahamas returns to the track today with Branson Rolle in heat one of the 400mH. Johnson is

on the start list in heat two of the 200m but it remains to be seen if he will be able to compete or forced to withdraw. In the field, Jyles Etienne and Kyle Alcine will contest the qualification round of the men’s high jump. Margo Major is the team manager and the head coach is James Rolle. He is assisted by Rashad Patton (sprints) and Ednol Rolle (hurdles). The team physician is Nadia Gilbert. Also still to compete is Kayvon Stubbs alongside

Knowles in the 200m, Sasha Wells in the girls’ 100mH and Charisma Taylor in the triple jump. Said BAAA President Rosamunde Carey prior to the team’s departure: “We’re trying to be very efficient in that once we get our athletes into the final, our quota will increase for more athletes to compete in the next World Juniors. We are also taking a 4 x 400m relay team and we feel that they can produce a very good time and, if not medal, finish within the top five.”

Chavez Young rising Blue Jays prospect By RENALDO DORSETT Tribune Sports Reporter CHAVEZ Young’s play this season has prompted his consistent rise up the prospect ranks in the Toronto Blue Jays organisation. In a year when he was named a Midwest League All-Star and has helped to propel his Lansing Lugnuts to clinch a playoff spot, pundits around the organisation continue to rave. Prospect analysis website ranked Young at No.8 among the Blue Jays prospects while the Lansing State Journal profiled the 21-yearold outfielder for his impact on the Lugnuts. “You wouldn’t ordinarily expect much from a 39th round pick, but Young is truly proving to

be a diamond in the OPS, slugging .444 rough. The Bahamian with 20 stolen bases, may have been behind 51 runs scored, 134 his peers in terms of total bases, 23 doudevelopment when he bles, six triples and made his pro debut four home runs. two years ago, but Young is tied for he’s more than made the Midwest league up for that. Young lead in doubles, tied has been a fixture for third in triples and atop Lansing’s order,” tied for sixth in stolen Future Blue Jays said. bases. “Young has a simple The Lugnuts are set up at the plate, gets second in the league’s good plate coverage, Eastern division with CHAVEZ YOUNG and seldom chases. He a record of 54-35, 6.5 can play all three outgames behind the field spots, and has been set loose Bowling Green Hot Rod (60-28). on the basepaths this year, stealing In the Midwest League’s All13 in 19 attempts.” Star game, Young’s Eastern team Through 77 games this season, got a 3-2 victory over the Western Young is hitting .288 with 87 hits team at Cooley Law School Staand 35 RBI. He also has an .791 dium in Lansing, Michigan.

“Coming from a late-round draft guy, I’ve just had to work for everything,” Young told the Lansing State Journal. “I never forget that this is my dream job. I always have got to have fun doing it, no matter where I’m at. I’ve got to be evenkeeled through the bad days and the good days. I’ve got to stay on that even plane always and keep having fun. The hard work will pay off.” He spent last season with the Bluefield Blue Jays of the Appalachian League. Yong led the Appalachian League with eight triples, was second in runs scored with 55, and seventh in total bases with 118. In 67 games, he hit .283 with, four stolen bases, slugging .445, an on-base percentage of .336, an OPS of .781 and four home runs.


ESN to establish Bahamas-Canada exchange programme By RENALDO DORSETT Tribune Sports Reporter EMPOWER Sports Network (ESN) continues to expand its organisation with its next milestone, the establishment of an exchange programme between the Bahamas and Canada.


ESN hosted tryouts for its boys’ Under-18 and U-16 teams to participate in the Halifax, Nova Scotia Exchange at the AF Adderley Gymnasium last weekend. Dozens of aspiring student athletes participated in the tryouts aimed at creating a sporting and cultural exchange in both locations. “We had a good group that came out, a good group of kids to select from as we figure out how they would fit into what we want and for us to figure out how we can use them for this first exchange programme. You saw that athleticism that Bahamian players are known for, and already you could see certain players began to gel with one another as the day went on,” ESN Director Ollen Smith said. “We want to make every year bigger and better and we eventually want ESN to have its own AAU team, showcase females through the exchange programme, develop

actual leagues and utilise the brand that can be a connection for culture and sports because it’s a new avenue, not just for school but it’s also a way for a better life.” Smith’s coaching staff also includes women’s national team standout Ashley Moss, who played at the collegiate level in Canada at Holland College and Concordia University. “We really wanted to focus on defence. Coaches in Canada, they know we’re athletic but we want to put structure to the athleticism and make them organised. We want to get them into that prep school organisational play early. The earlier they can do that the better,” Moss said. “I’ve been to Canada in school for five years and I didn’t pay anything, it was all opportunities through basketball. We want more people to consider Canada because it’s a different route you can take. You have people coming out of

Canada making it to the NBA if that’s your dream, but it’s a vehicle to get an education and this can be the first step in that direction for a lot of them.” Teams from the Halifax area will live and train in the Bahamas for an extended period of time, while the teams from ESN will do the same in Canada. “It will be a focal point for sports tourism, help transition with cultural differences and give these kids an idea of what to expect before you actually come to school in Canada. So the plan is to have about 30 kids come to Halifax, meet the coaches, see the schools, be immersed in the culture. We

want the same for Canadians to have them here, working out on the beach and also being a part of our culture.” ESN plans to teach the importance of youth development through sports and education. The brand also hosts sporting events to showcase top talent. Smith, a former junior national team standout, made the transition to coaching and training to impact a future generation of student athletes. The organisation plans to focus on the development of youth basketball throughout the country. “We have a few things to focus on multi-tasking - hand-eye coordination, foot placement, balance learning to pick your spots and get your shot off the way you want to because that’s what great offensive players do,” Smith said. “We have to target the youth before they can develop egos, bad habits, they would know the basic fundamentals and terminology.”

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Croatia beats England 2-1, in World Cup final for 1st time By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — When the final whistle blew and they knew they were going to their first World Cup final, the Croatians ran to their jumping and cheering fans in their iconic red-and-white checkered jerseys. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute and Croatia shocked England, rallying for 2-1 victory yesterday. Defender Sime Vrsaljko kept the score even in extra time by heading a shot off the goal line about 10 minutes before Mandzukic scored for Croatia, which is the first team in 28 years to come from behind to win a World Cup semi-final match. “Mentally strong team,” midfielder Ivan Rakatic said. “It’s just unbelievable to get back in the game in this way.” The Croats will play France for the title on Sunday in its biggest sporting moment since becoming an independent nation in 1991. France, which won its only title at home in 1998, will have an extra day of rest after beating Belgium 1-0 on Tuesday. Croatia played three straight extratime matches — two ended in penalty kicks. Football will not be coming home to England, and there will be no title to match the 1966 triumph at Wembley Stadium. Harry Kane & Co. will deal with the same disappointment that felled Shearer and Platt, Gazza and Wazza, Beckham and Gerrard. Croatia’s legs at the start seemed to carry the weight of so many minutes in the knockout stage, and a pressing England went up quickly. Kevin Trippier curled in a free kick in the fifth minute. But Croatia found energy after the break when the

CROATIA’S MARIO MANDZUKIC, sits on the ground yesterday after he fell over a photographer when celebrating his side’s second goal during the semi-final match against England at the World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) game opened up, making England’s missed first-half opportunities seem all-themore significant. Ivan Perisic tied the score in the 68th minute with his fourth goal of the tournament. Rakitic switched the ball from left flank to right, where Vrsaljko crossed. Walker attempted to clear diving header but Perisic jumped and from behind raised his left boot over Walker’s head to poke the ball past goalkeeper Jordan Pickford from about 8 yards.

Four minutes later, Perisic hit Pickford’s near post. Mandzukic scored after Walker stuck out a leg to block Josip Pivaric’s cross. The ball popped up and Perisic outjumped Tripper to head the ball behind the defense. Mandzukic alertly reacted to the unexpected ball in the penalty area, splitting defenders John Stones and Harry Maguire, who had taken four short steps up. The ball bounced twice, Mandzukic ran onto it and one-timed a low, leftfooted shot to Pickford’s left. Mandzukic was mobbed by teammates, who jumped on him in the corner and trapped photographers under them in the crush. England went ahead with its ninth set-piece goal of the tournament, after Luca Modric tripped Dele Alli, giving England a free kick about 25 yards out in the centre of the field. Trippier struck the ball with his right foot and it rose above leaping Dejan Lovren and Mandzukic to the left of the desperate dive of goalkeeper Danijel Subasic, who turned his head and watched the ball land in the upper corner. With his first international goal, just over a year after his England debut, the 27-year-old Trippier joined

CROATIA’s Ivan Perisic celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) David Beckham as the only English players since 1966 to score on free kicks at the World Cup. Choruses of “God Save the Queen” began in England’s end. Kane had a chance to double the lead in the 30th minute when Subasic made a sliding save on his shortrange shot and Kane’s follow-up effort from the end line hit the post and bounced off the keeper and up as the flag went up. Jesse Lingard sent an open 18-yard shot just wide in the 35th. England had its moments to come back but

World Cup 2018 results WEDNESDAY Semi-finals



Ivan Perisic 68’ Mario Mandzukic 109’


England Kieran Trippier 5’

ENGLAND’s Kieran Trippier is celebrated after scoring the opening goal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) could not finish its chances. Lingard failed to connect with a Kane through ball in 78th, Kane miss-hit a header off a free kick in stoppage time, and Stones’ header from a corner was cleared off the line by Vrsaljko in the 99th.

As the action went end to end, Croatia had its chances, too. Pickford rushed off his line and stuck out his right leg to block Mandzukic’s poke-in attempt of Perisic’s cross near the end of the first extra-time period.


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GM Pelinka says Lakers landing LeBron is ‘ultimate validation’ By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) — Rob Pelinka says the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t trying to beat the Golden State Warriors at their own game. Instead, they’re building a team around LeBron James to do something different. Pelinka spoke publicly yesterday for the first time since the Lakers’ remarkable offseason overhaul began, and the irrepressibly optimistic former agent radiated excitement about the future for a team that hasn’t made the playoffs in five seasons. “To get the commitment from LeBron James to come to the Lakers for four years was really the culmination of everything we’ve been working towards,” Pelinka said. “When LeBron chose to come here, it was the ultimate validation for the moves we’ve made and what we’ve been building since we started.” The longest postseason drought in franchise history could be finished after James chose the Lakers in free agency. The club also added veterans Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee and Lance Stephenson alongside their young core while parting ways with Julius Randle and Brook Lopez, among others. Pelinka and top executive Magic Johnson hope the result is a sturdy, defence-minded team with enough up-tempo offence to trouble the Warriors, the Houston Rockets and every other contender for the title. “I think to try to play the Warriors at their own game is a trap,” Pelinka said. “No one is going to beat them at

their own game, so that is why we wanted to add these elements of defence and toughness and depth and try to look at areas where we will have an advantage.” Pelinka said the Lakers focused their free agency recruitment efforts on versatile, playoff-tested talents who can score and defend, instead of looking for elite players with only one specialty. He hopes the result will be a flexible, dangerous team under coach Luke Walton — and a different look around James, whose Cleveland Cavaliers teams often looked like a collection of perimeter shooters whose deficiencies were exposed by Golden State and others. Pelinka praised Rondo as a gritty guard whose championship pedigree will fill a void on the roster. He also described Stephenson as providing “an extreme toughness and an edge,” comparing his skills to Dennis Rodman’s contributions to Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls, or Metta World Peace’s work with Kobe Bryant’s late-career Lakers. “The road to the NBA championship has to go through the team that won last year, and we all know the guys up north have a special group,” Pelinka said. “But one of the ways to attack what they have is with defensive toughness. I think we saw that in the Houston series with some of the players that Houston has.” Pelinka’s desire for flexibility extended to the payroll as well. After years of trading away draft picks and acquiring high-priced veterans in an effort to win now with Bryant, the Lakers were overextended until Pelinka and Johnson

IN this September 9, 2017, file photo, executive producer LeBron James attends a premiere for “The Carter Effect” on day 3 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the Princess of Wales Theatre, in Toronto. INSETS - Rondo, Stephenson and McGee. (AP) spent the past 16 months creating enough salary cap space to sign two elite free agents. They only got one, although the Lakers still appear to be in contention for disgruntled San Antonio star Kawhi Leonard, who has a year left on his contract with the Spurs. No matter what happens, Pelinka said the Lakers’ series of one-year contracts

around James will put them in position to have ample cap space again next summer, when several stars could be available to join James. Pelinka said the Lakers will have “an open training camp” in September, with only James guaranteed to be a starter. That means Rondo and second-year pro Lonzo Ball will compete to be Los Angeles’

starting point guard, a possibility that was welcomed by Rondo after he signed. Pelinka also said Ball will be fully healthy for training camp. The point guard has a torn meniscus in his left knee. Pelinka’s idiosyncrasies shone through again Wednesday, with the GM beginning his news conference by reading a passage from Brazilian author

Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist,” a book recommended to him by former client Bryant and carried by James throughout the playoffs. The passage describes the process of making a decision being “only the beginning of things.” “Hopefully it will lead to things ... happening that are bigger than our dreams could ever imagine,” Pelinka said.

Battlegrounds Bahamas looks to launch 3-on-3 showcase FROM PAGE 1 authentic urban culture atmosphere, which attracts a new young audience to the games. 3-on-3 is an opportunity for new players, organisers and countries to go from the streets to the world stage. The stars of the gameplay in a professional tour and some of the most prestigious multi-sports events. On June 9, 2017, 3-on-3 was added to the Olympic programme, starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games. “We need people to play because we need people to build up points for our country. FIBA ranks countries by points accumulated in their region. The Bahamas has zero points so far so we need to have more events and more people come out in the events so our top 100 players can compare to other top countries within the region,” Coakley said. “I have a lot of confidence in the

Bahamas because we only need four players, and I firmly believe our four best players can compete with anyone in the world. “The game is so versatile you can mix it up. The No.1 team in the world is from Serbia and all of their guys are 6’5 or 6’6” so I’m certain we can compete internationally at some point.” Coakley had experience playing 3-on-3 basketball in Europe and looks to bring the game and its opportunities to the Bahamas. “I played a year of pro basketball in Romania, got into coaching and training but during the summertime I got invited to play in several tournaments in different countries – Germany,

Turkey, Bulgaria, Hungary - and I saw how accessible it was for everybody. We don’t need a gym, we can set up and play for any location so I thought it would be a good thing to bring home for the Bahamian people,” he said. “There’s money in 3-on-3 so we are definitely looking to attract the elite ballers. They have a league in Puerto Rico, one in Romania one in the Netherlands and I think getting paid to play is in the near future for us. “The great thing about 3-on-3 is that we can play this all year round. We can set up outside at any point in time and have this entire experience that many other countries can only play at certain points during the year.” Follow the organisation’s Facebook page “Battlegrounds Bahamas” for updates on tournaments, registration and information regarding the events in the coming months.

VETTEL PUTS NECK ON THE LINE TO BEAT HAMILTON IN THE BRITISH GP SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — After labouring with neck pain on Saturday, Sebastian Vettel found the perfect tonic 24 hours later — matching Alain Prost’s total of 51 Grand Prix victories and denying main rival Lewis Hamilton a record-setting win in his home race. The German defeated second-placed Hamilton on Sunday to win the British GP in front of a partisan crowd and extended his lead in the Formula One championship standings to eight points after 10 of 21 races. “Sebastian drove a great race, fighting like a lion despite the pain in the neck,” Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said.

Vettel had been hindered by neck pain in the last practice, and wasn’t sure if he’d be able to compete in Saturday’s qualifying session. He acknowledged he had been concerned ahead of the race itself. “I will feel it a little bit tonight. It doesn’t matter. It held up. The race was fantastic,” Vettel said after claiming his fourth win of the season. Vettel moved level with Prost on 51 F1 wins, trailing only Hamilton (65) and Michael Schumacher (91). Hamilton, who started in pole position after setting an electrifying track record to beat Vettel in qualifying, was going for a fifth straight victory in his home race and his sixth overall to beat the record of five he shares with Jim Clark and Prost.

But a poor start and disastrous first lap all but ended his hopes, despite Hamilton’s valiant fightback to finish second. “Just got wheel spin and lost ground to the others and then just got a tap from behind and that was that,” Hamilton said. His aggressive start allowed Vettel and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to streak ahead. Then Vettel’s Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen bumped into the British driver at Turn 3, sending the Mercedes off the track and leaving him last. “Interesting tactics, I would say, from their side,” Hamilton complained immediately afterward. Later he was quick to say it wasn’t an issue: “I don’t have any concerns.”







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Indians allow 7 in 9th, lose to Reds 7-4 after Bauer’s gem CLEVELAND (AP) — Joey Votto hit a go-ahead three-run double during a seven-run ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians bullpen wasted a gem from Trevor Bauer in a 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Indians closer Cody Allen (2-4) allowed six runs after getting two outs in the ninth, the last three charged on Votto’s sharp hit to right off Dan Otero. Adam Duvall also doubled in two in the ninth, while Jose Peraza and Eugenio Suarez each hit an RBI single. Cincinnati had seven straight batters reach with two outs, and the inning didn’t end until Scooter Gennett ran into the third out at third base on Suarez’s single. Cleveland’s bullpen entered Tuesday with a 5.13 ERA, better only than the Rockies (5.28) and Royals (5.35). Bauer was brilliant, striking out 12 over eight scoreless innings in his first appearance since being named to the All-Star team for the first time. The right-hander allowed three singles, walked one and didn’t allow a hit until Jesse Winker hit a one-out single in the fifth. RED SOX 8, RANGERS 4 BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi bolstered his All-Star credentials with a pair of doubles and two RBIs in his final game before fan votes are tallied, and Boston extended its winning streak to eight games. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of RBI doubles and Xander Bogaerts hit a tworun triple as Boston scored five runs in the third and won for the 15th time in 18 games. Matt Barnes (3-2) got the win with one inning of relief. He was the fourth of five relievers the Red Sox rode to another victory and improve on the best record in the majors. Rougned Odor homered and Joey Gallo hit a tworun double for the Rangers, who have lost four of five. Yovani Gallardo (3-1) made it through the first two innings without allowing a baserunner, but ran into trouble in the third.

RAYS 5, TIGERS 2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit a three-run homer, five Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a five-hitter and the Rays beat Detroit. The Rays moved three games above .500 for the first time since Aug. 6 last year after posting their 13th win in the last 14 home games. Ramos, elected to start at catcher for the AL in next week’s All-Star Game, keyed a five-run third inning when he connected off Matthew Boyd (4-8) for his 14th homer. That tied John Flaherty (1999) for the most in a season by a Tampa Bay catcher. Ryne Stanek pitched two innings as the opener for the Rays on their latest bullpen day. He allowed a first-inning single to Niko Goodrum. Jose Alvarado (1-3) and Jaime Schultz followed Stanek, and both went two hitless innings. BREWERS 8, MARLINS 4 MIAMI (AP) — Christian Yelich had three hits and four RBIs, Travis Shaw homered and Milwaukee beat Miami. Shaw and Tyler Saladino had two RBIs each, and Milwaukee won for the seventh time in nine games. Jhoulys Chacin (8-3) allowed four runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out three and walked three. Corbin Burnes pitched two perfect innings in his major league debut for the save. PHILLIES 7, METS 3 NEW YORK (AP) — Enyel De Los Santos won his major league debut and Philadelphia got home runs from Maikel Franco and Odubel Herrera in a victory over New York. Franco drove in four runs as the Phillies, who began the day tied with Atlanta atop the NL East, won for the 10th time in 13 games. Nick Williams had three hits and two RBIs, and Rhys Hoskins also got three hits. De Los Santos (1-0) allowed three runs and five hits over 6 1/3 effective

Lauer (5-5) took a threehit shutout into the ninth inning, facing the heart of the Dodgers’ order after having thrown 101 pitches. He got Enrique Hernandez to fly out to center and Justin Turner to fly out to deep left before Muncy drove a 1-1 pitch into the seats in left, his 21st. DIAMONDBACKS 5, ROCKIES 3 DENVER (AP) — David Peralta and A.J. Pollock homered in Arizona’s fourrun seventh inning, and the Diamondbacks won for the fourth straight time at Coors Field. Nick Ahmed also went deep for Arizona. The Diamondbacks were held in check by Colorado starter Tyler Anderson but a high pitch count ended his night after six innings. They pounced on the Rockies’ bullpen in the seventh. CUBS 2, GIANTS 0 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Victor Caratini hit an RBI double during a decisive seventh inning, helping Chicago back Jose Quintana in a close game. A night after losing 2-1 in 11 innings despite a strong start from Kyle Hendricks, the Cubs had enough offense for Quintana (8-6). The left-hander allowed three hits in six scoreless innings to beat the Giants for the first time in his career after going 0-3 with a 5.82 ERA over his first three starts. CINCINNATI Reds’ Joey Votto watches his three-run double off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Dan Otero during the ninth inning on Tuesday night in Cleveland. Adam Duvall, Scott Schebler and Dilson Herrera scored on the play. The Reds won 7-4. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) innings. The 22-year-old right-hander was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, where he was 9-3 with a 1.89 ERA in 16 starts, and matched against another starter making his big league debut in Drew Gagnon (0-1) of the Mets. ORIOLES 6, YANKEES 5 BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado hit two home runs, Jonathan Schoop singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Baltimore rallied past New York. Greg Bird homered and drove in four runs for the Yankees, who own an inexplicable 4-5 record against the last-place Orioles. Machado brought the Orioles back from deficits of 3-2 and 5-3 before Schoop won it in the ninth against Dellin Betances (1-3). BLUE JAYS 6, BRAVES 2 ATLANTA (AP) — Russell Martin’s sharp single in Toronto’s fiverun eighth drove in the go-ahead run, Marcus Stroman allowed pitched seven strong innings, and Toronto beat Atlanta to knock the Braves out of first place. The Braves, who have lost six of their last seven, fell to second in the NL East after beginning the day tied with Philadelphia for the lead. Atlanta had held at least a share of first since May 30. NATIONALS 5, PIRATES 1 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rendon hit a two-run homer, Daniel Murphy doubled twice and had four hits, and Washington beat Pittsburgh. Rendon hit his 13th homer off starter Joe Musgrove (3-4) in the fifth inning, and Washington added three more runs in the sixth against the bullpen. Jeremy Hellickson pitched five strong innings, and the bullpen closed it out from there. Hellickson (3-1) allowed two hits and struck out three, leaving after 67 pitches. Bryce Harper went 0 for 5 with four strikeouts for Washington. His batting average fell to .215.

ASTROS 6, ATHLETICS 5 (11 INNINGS) HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice and his tapper just in front of the plate in the 11th inning led to a bizarre play that ended the game, as catcher Jonathan Lucroy’s throwing error handed Houston a wild victory over Oakland. Justin Verlander pitched six sharp innings and the Astros took a 4-0 lead into the ninth before Oakland tied it. Stephen Piscotty hit a solo homer in the top of the 11th off Collin McHugh (5-0) to put the A’s ahead, but the Astros staged their own rally. CARDINALS 14, WHITE SOX 2 CHICAGO (AP) — Dexter Fowler broke out of a slump with his fourth career grand slam, Miles Mikolas tossed six innings of three-hit ball and St. Louis routed Chicago. Kolten Wong had four hits, including a two-run homer and a double, as every Cardinals starter except All-Star catcher Yadier Molina got at least one hit. Jose Martinez had three hits and two RBIs. Fowler’s first homer since May 6 capped a sevenrun sixth. Mikolas (10-3), selected to his first All-Star team Sunday, allowed two runs and struck out six. ROYALS 9, TWINS 4 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi had a three-run homer and a career-high four RBIs to help Kansas City snap a 10-game skid. The Royals scored more than five runs for the first time since June 4 and improved to 26-65 overall, percentage points ahead of Baltimore to avoid owning baseball’s worst record. Mondesi went deep in the second inning and added an RBI single in the sixth. The middle infielder entered with just six RBIs in 17 games this year. Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy made his first start since landing on the disabled list with a strained left oblique. He pitched just three innings after experiencing a recurrence of left side

tightness. Brian Flynn (1-1) allowed one hit in four innings of relief to pick up the win. PADRES 4, DODGERS 1 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie left-hander Eric Lauer came within one out of his first career complete game before allowing Max Muncy’s home run, and Wil Myers homered for the sixth time in four games to lead San Diego. Austin Hedges had a three-run shot for the Padres.

ANGELS 9, MARINERS 3 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun and Andrelton Simmons each had three hits and two RBIs to lead Los Angeles over Seattle. The Angels got 15 hits and overcame an injury to starting pitcher Garrett Richards, who left early with right forearm irritation. He is scheduled to have an MRI on Wednesday. Simmons hit a go-ahead double in a four-run fourth. Calhoun and Albert Pujols both homered for Los Angeles. Seattle All-Star Mitch Haniger hit a threerun homer in the first against Richards.


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Island hop! Regatta time in Abaco ends on a high note DAYS after the end of a successful 43rd Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA), the committee members are already hard at work organising the 44th edition. The nine-day long RTIA is unique because it allows competitors and visitors alike the chance to island hop the entire Abaco chain of islands, as the sailing competition moves from island to island. The competition is inclusive of American sloop sailing and is open to all cruising sailboats larger than 20 feet. It is a series of four races throughout the entire Abacos. This year, the competition began in South Abaco and ended in North Abaco with the largest beach party in the country, the Cheeseburger Party in Paradise on Fiddle Cay. Wynsome Ferguson, manager of the Abaco Tourist Office, said this event impacts the entire island of Abaco. “Without this event during the summer, it would be a huge void to the economic boost for the island. The island is totally booked in terms of rooms, marina slips, golf car rentals. You’re not able to get a golf cart until early August. That is how huge this regatta has been for the island of Abaco,” she said. Ferguson also commented that the reaction from the tourists has been phenomenal. “The sailors are commenting on the weather, saying it’s been the best weather and it was great competition out there. They just love Abaco and they say it’s because of the people. The people make them feel extra special and that’s why they insist on returning every year.”

OVERALL WINNERS: One of the boats, Bent Toe, won the overall prize at the 43rd Regatta Time in Abaco. Dave Ralph, RTIA commodore, said the exposure for every island is what makes the RTIA so special and successful. “The experience, the exposure is shared, no one resort gets all the credit. For instance, at the Bluff House, we are only here for one night. We just came from Hope Town, we’ve been in Marsh Harbour, we’ve been in Treasure Cay, we’ve been to Guana. Not just the money that is spent but the exposure. We want our visitors to see

the different communities, they’re all a little bit different, they all have something different to offer. What one town has, is not quite what the people want and maybe the other towns have it,” he said. The event, which began with a launch party at Pete’s Pub in Little Harbour on June 24, moved through the islands with either a race, a lay day or a party. First-time competitor and visitor, Lauren Dove, said it’s been a great sailing vacation.

DUKE OF EDINBURGH CUP SEMI-FINAL HELD AT OCEAN CLUB GOLF COURSE EIGHTY four players took part in the 18th Annual Duke of Edinburgh Semi-Finals Charity Golf Tournament at Ocean Club Golf Course in support of the Governor General Youth Awards Programme. Returning as a platinum sponsor was Aliv, along with the help of Gold Sponsor Bahamas Food Services, and other major sponsors including Tyreflex Motors, Graycliff, and John Bull; Atlantis was able to donate $45,000 to the Governor General Youth Awards Programme (GGYA). Over the last decade plus their collective contribution is approaching the milliondollar mark. While the considerable charitable donation is the most important aspect of the tournament, there is another major incentive for the players - a chance to represent The Bahamas at the Duke of Edinburgh Cup Finals in Windsor, Great Britain. The all-expense-paid trip to the UK September 30 to October 4 includes accommodations, flights, meals and golf at top courses. The event is capped off with the awards dinner held at Windsor Castle and attended by a member of the Royal family. Winning the event and travelling to the UK to represent The Bahamas were the father/son team of Phil and Spencer Andrews representing Team Bahamas Waste. In second place and also travelling to represent are Patrick Stevenson and Patrick Knowles representing Team Tyreflex/Star Motors. Special mention was also extended to the junior golfers sponsored by Aliv, who participated on an exhibition level. In particular, Zion Taylor who was paired with Jeff Knight bringing in a net score of 59 as well as A’Marie Smith paired with Sean Knight who scored 60. The junior players will receive day passes for 4 including lunch at Atlantis.

$45,000 cheque presented to Governor General Youth Awards programme

“It’s been gorgeous and beautiful and the weather is fantastic. Everybody on every island has been so accommodating and it’s just a really nice vacation where we’re still sailing and racing. It’s not as casual as we will make the next half of our trip here but it’s been really good,” she said. Lauren said she and her husband have already discussed returning next year. Although the RTIA is slated primarily for American sloops, this year four local boats took part in

the competition. One of the boats, Bent Toe, won the overall RTIA prize. Jeff Gale, the captain, said he competes in just about every Bahamian regatta there is but the RTIA is different. “This is different. This is sailing against boats from all over the States, mostly the East Coast. It’s more traditional, a little bit modern but we like to do it. It’s a good time. We’ve been doing it for 43 years now and it keeps us coming back, every year,” he said.

OVERALL RESULTS RTIA - Bent Toe - Jeff Gale PHRF - Abaco Glow Andy Burke Multi Hill 2 - Third Tri - Larry Geller • For the complete results listing, visit





Also of note was junior player Ashley Michel who won two individual prizes for Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin.

3rd Place TEAM ATLANTIS Giselle Pyfrom & Bryan Banner Ted Adderley & Kevin Marche (Dinner for two at Bahamian Club)

Ferron Bethell & Pable Nahmias (Dinner for two at FISH, The Cove) 1st Place TEAM BAHAMAS WASTE Phil Andrews & Spencer Andrews Nelson O’Kelly & Jeff Hood (Ocean Club Golf Course Travel Bags Selection of wine from Bahama Barrels, Graycliff) Twosomes 4th Place: Sebastian Bethell & Marcus Farrington (63) Three Night stay in an Atlantis suite in the Royal including $500 food and beverages.   3rd Place: Ted Adderley & Kevin Marche (62) Three Night stay at The Cove including $750.00 Food & Beverage   2nd Place: Patrick Stevenson & Patrick Knowles (61)

2nd Place TEAM CIBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT Sebastian Bethell & Marcus Farrington

Trip to the Duke of Edinburgh Finals 1st Place: Phil Andrews & Spencer Andrews (60) Trip to the Duke of Edinburgh Finals

TOURNAMENT RESULTS Closest to the Pin Women - Ashley Michel Men – Lloyd Jones Longest Drive Women - Ashley Michel Men – AJ Saunders   Straightest Drive Women – Giselle Pyfrom Men – Dwight Tinker   Foursomes




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FEDERER WASTES MATCH POINT, LOSES TO ANDERSON AT WIMBLEDON By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was a point away from a rather tidy, straightset victory in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. One lousy point. And then, slowly, over the next two-plus hours, all the way until the fifth set reached its 24th game, as the temperature dropped and the spectators’ cries of “Let’s go, Roger!” echoed through the shadows, everything came apart for the eight-time champion against an opponent who’d never beaten him before nor made it this far at the All England Club. In a stunning turnaround in an unfamiliar setting — No. 1 Court instead of Centre Court — the topseeded Federer blew a third-set match point and, eventually, all of his big lead in a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 upset loss to No. 8 Kevin Anderson yesterday in a four -hour, 14-minute tussle. “It was just one of those days where you hope to get by somehow,” Federer said.

“I almost could have. I should have.” He was leading by two sets and 5-4 in the third when, with Anderson serving, he got to Ad-Out. Could have ended things right then and there. Federer managed to return a 134 mph serve, but on his next stroke, he shanked a backhand. Back to deuce. From there, it all began to change. Anderson held for 5-all, broke to 6-5 with a violent return winner off a 97 mph second serve, then staved off three break points and closed the set with a 133 mph ace. The comeback was just beginning. “I had my chances,” Federer said, “so it’s disappointing.” This was only the third time in Federer’s 20 years of contesting Grand Slam matches that he lost one after taking the opening two sets; both of the other defeats came in 2011. And, according to the ATP, it’s the fifth time Federer lost a match at a major tournament after holding a match point, something else that last happened seven years ago.

“I just kept on telling myself, ‘I have to keep believing.’ I kept saying that today was going to be my day, because you really need that mindset taking the court against somebody like Roger,” Anderson said. “If you go out there with doubts or unsure what’s going to happen, like I maybe did a little bit in that first set, it’s not going to go your way.” Not that Anderson is anything other than an elite tennis player. He was, after all, the runner-up at last year’s US Open. That also was the closest he’s come to winning a Grand Slam trophy, while Federer owns 20. Anderson never had made it beyond the fourth round at Wimbledon until this week, carried by his booming serve. He hit 28 aces against Federer, saved 9 of 12 break points and managed to hold his own in the rare lengthy baseline rallies. “It’s like that with the big servers,” Federer said. “You’re never really safe.” As the fifth set became as much a test of mental strength as anything, from 4-all to 6-all to 8-all to 10-all,

FEDERER (AP) How hard was it to see this coming? Federer was 4-0 against Anderson entering the day, winning every set they’d ever played against each other. But there was more. So much more. Federer was attempting to reach his 13th semi-final at Wimbledon and move closer to title No. 9, both of which would have broken his own records. He came into the match having won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon, a run he stretched to 34 before faltering. And he had held serve 81 games in a row at the grass-court major, a streak that grew to 85 before Anderson broke him a surprising total of four times.

Anderson was as steady as he needed to be. And it was Federer who blinked, double-faulting to face a break point at 11-all, then slapping a forehand into the net to cede the key break. Anderson then served it out, ending things with a 128 mph service winner, and raised both arms overhead. Now the 32-year-old South African moves on to a semi-final against No. 9 John Isner of the US. That will be played at Centre Court, of course, a spot Federer knows well. His loss to Anderson was the first match he’d played at No. 1 since 2015. Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic got his wish to play in the main stadium, and he reached his first Grand Slam semi-final since 2016 by beating No. 24 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2. Djokovic is a 12-time major champion who’s been in something of a rut, due to right elbow troubles that lasted more than a year until he finally had surgery in February. He’s been flashing some anger this


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