March 22, 2017

The March Madness ‘news dump’ that made us question everything

BY SAM LAIRD From Mashable A “news dump,” in the parlance of our times, is when a company or other entity releases bad news at just the perfect time, a moment during which many other events are also happening, thus enabling the just-released bit of bad news to be quickly overshadowed. As far as sports […]

Portmore United hunt CFU title after victory against Cayman Islands’ Scholars International

From Jamaica Observer BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (CMC) — Portmore United launched their bid for the Caribbean Football Union’s Club Championship title after stopping Scholars International of Cayman Islands 2-0, on Tuesday. Kareem Manning struck twice in the first-half to secure the victory for Portmore – the only Jamaica side left in the competition – following […]

Crazy story about how one former NFL player lost his job shows how cutthroat and cheap the league can be

By Cork Gaines From Business Insider Last season, former Atlanta Braves managerFredi Gonzalez found out he had been fired when he received an email with an itinerary for a one-way plane ticket back to Atlanta while his team was on a road trip. This prompted ESPN Radio host Mike Golic to recount the story of […]

Cayman Islands: Elite SC looks to grow from Caribbean club campaign

From CONCACAF MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Although Elite Sports Club didn’t score a goal or earn a point in the 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, it took home some valuable lessons for future participation in the tournament. In first-round play, the Cayman Islands power lost each of its three games: 0-4 to Club Barcelona Atletico (Dominican […]

Nilaya Wins Second Consecutive Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous

Virgin Gorda, From Island Sun Nilaya wins second consecutive  Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous VIRGIN GORDA (March 13, 2017) – Nilaya, the dominating Reichel/Pugh design, was presented the Loro Piana Prize: Boat International Media Trophy for overall victory at the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous. It is the second consecutive year […]

‘Becoming Kareem’: An NBA legend talks about his new book, activism and what Islam means to him

BY SAM LAIRD From Mashable People in the streets. A government in turmoil. Social unrest — and activism — everywhere you look. It all rings a bit familiar to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The man who’s scored more career points than anyone in NBA history (more than Jordan, more than Chamberlain, more than anyone) converted to Islam […]

Nike created a brand-new running shoe to break a huge marathon record

By Dennis Green From Business Insider Nike is breaking new ground with its “Breaking2” initiative to help a group of three runners complete a full marathon in under two hours for the first time in history. To aid its chosen athletes, the sportswear giant has developed a brand-new running shoe called theZoom Vaporfly Elite, which will […]

Mobay United blanks Elite Club of Cayman islands 5-nil in CFU Club Championship match up

From irieFM National champions Montego Bay United bounced back into contention in group C’ action of the Caribbean Football Union group C’ Club Championship. This after the flogged Elite Club of the Cayman Islands 5-nil at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last night. They were led by a double strike from national player Owain Gordon. […]

Swans flock to Caribbean

From Sailing World Yachts from around the world, spanning more than 30 years of Nautor’s Swan heritage, gather in the Caribbean for the 2017 Rolex Swan Cup. The Rolex Swan Cup has been attracting fleets of Nautor’s Swan boats to the iconic yachting haven of Porto Cervo, Sardinia since 1980. Although the Caribbean version of […]

Constellation Brands’ Cerveza Modelo® Joins CONCACAF as Official Partner

Agreement designates Modelo as “Official Beer of the CONCACAF Gold Cup” and CONCACAF Champions League through 2020 Miami (Wednesday, March 1, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that Constellation Brands’ Modelo brand family has joined the Confederation as an official sponsorship partner, kicking off their sponsorship […]