MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Justin Harmon’s 18 points helped Utah Valley defeat Green Bay 79-56 Sunday in a consolation game at the Jamaica Classic.
Harmon added three steals for the Wolverines (3-3).
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Jay'Den Turner had 23 points in Queens' 74-64 win over Morgan State on Sunday night.
Turner had seven rebounds for the Royals (4-1). Kenny Dye added 18 points while going 6 of 9 from the floor, including 3 for 3 from distance, and 3 for 6 from the line, and he also had five assists.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Freshman Chance Stephens hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining in overtime and Loyola Marymount rallied to beat Wake Forest 77-75 in the Jamaica Classic on Sunday.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Qudus Wahab scored 23 points as Georgetown beat La Salle 69-62 in the Jamaica Classic on Sunday.
Wahab added seven rebounds for the Hoyas (3-2). Brandon Murray scored 16 points with six rebounds.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Toto Fagbenle's two free throws in the final minute of overtime allowed Morgan State to escape the first-round of the Jamaica Classic tournament with a 73-72 win over Utah Valley on Friday night.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Keli Leaupepe scored 15 points and Justin Ahrens scored 12 on 4-for-7 shooting from 3-point range and Loyola Marymount used the second half to rip Georgetown 84-66 in a Jamaica Classic contest on Friday night.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Tyree Appleby scored 23 points for the second straight game, Damari Monsanto had four 3-pointers and 14 points, and Wake Forest beat La Salle 75-63 on Friday at the Jamaica Classic.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — High demand for metals ranging from copper to cobalt is pushing the mining industry to explore the world’s deepest oceans, a troubling development for scientists who warn that extracting minerals from critical ecosystems that help regulate climate could cause irreparable damage.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Lisa formed Monday in the Caribbean south of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands and was forecast to make landfall, likely as a hurricane, in Central America later in the week.
LEIGH, England (AP) — Michael Cheika was set for a hectic week after his Lebanon side reached the quarterfinals at a second straight Rugby League World Cup on Sunday.
Lebanon defeated Jamaica 74-12 in Leigh and was confirmed to face defending champion Australia on Friday in Huddersfield.
BOLTON, England (AP) — England's hopes of taking the Rugby League World Cup were endorsed by the French after they were smashed by the tournament host 42-18 on Saturday.
England followed its 60-6 demolition of Samoa by routing France and all but clinching a berth in the quarterfinals.
WARRINGTON, England (AP) — Top-ranked New Zealand opened its Rugby League World Cup account by seeing off Lebanon 34-12 on Sunday.
The Kiwis overcame conceding a try during the opening set by shining with six tries of their own.
HAVANA (AP) — Jamaica’s broadcasting regulator has banned music and TV broadcasts deemed to glorify or promote criminal activity, violence, drug use, scamming and weapons.
The government said the ban is meant to cut back on material that “could give the wrong impression that criminality is an accepted feature of Jamaican culture and society.”
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi responded to an in-game, on-field request for a signature with a signature goal.
Messi scored two goals and was twice accosted by fans running on the field as Argentina extended its unbeaten streak to 35 matches over three years by beating Jamaica 3-0 on Tuesday night in its next-to-last World Cup warmup match.
Former Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrímsson was hired Friday to coach Jamaica's men's national soccer team.
He replaced Paul Hall, who quit in June after CONCACAF Nations League matches against Mexico and Suriname.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Atlanta United forward Thiago Almada was included in Argentina's 28-man squad Thursday for two World Cup warm-up matches to be played in the United States this month.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A body matching the description of one of the two brothers from Jamaica who went missing last weekend after jumping from a Martha's Vineyard bridge featured in the movie “Jaws” has been found, state police said Thursday.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The search for the second of two brothers from Jamaica who went missing after jumping into the water from a Massachusetts bridge featured in the movie “Jaws” has been suspended because of hazardous conditions, state police said Tuesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Brandon King and Shamarh Brooks shared a 102-run opening partnership as the West Indies struck a winning formula at last, beating New Zealand by eight wickets in the third Twenty20 international on Sunday to prevent a sweep of the three-match series.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Glenn Phillips struck a half century from 33 balls to propel New Zealand to a 90-run win over the West Indies in the second Twenty20 international on Friday, clinching the three-match series with a 2-0 lead.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A solid innings of 47 by returning captain Kane Williamson and a dashing 33 from 15 balls by Jimmy Neesham propelled New Zealand to a 13-run win over the West Indies in the first of three Twenty20 cricket internationals.
HONOLULU (AP) — The campaign committee of former Hawaii Democratic state Rep. Ty Cullen, who pleaded guilty earlier this year after taking bribes, donated to two candidates for the state House of Representatives last month.
Slide over, Jamaican bobsledders. A group of expats from the ice-free island are hoping to bring a whole new winter sport to their tropical homeland: curling.
Three decades after Jamaica crashed the Winter Olympics — and then crashed at the Winter Olympics — with the bobsled team made famous in the movie “Cool Runnings,” the country has joined the World Curling Federation.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Captain Kane Williamson will return from a short break to lead a strengthened New Zealand cricket team on its first tour of the Caribbean in eight years.
New Zealand will play the West Indies in three one-day and three Twenty20 internationals in a packed Aug.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — For the U.S. women’s relay team, this was a shock.
For the men -- more of the same.
The women pulled a stunner over Jamaica in the 4x100 relay at world championships Saturday, while the favored men finished second after the latest sloppy baton exchange in what has been a ritual since before anyone on this team was born.
BOSTON (AP) — Three men were arrested Saturday at a rally in Boston that the district attorney called an “organized white supremacist action.”
The Boston Police Department said Saturday that three men were arrested for disturbing the peace in Jamaica Plain, a diverse neighborhood of Boston.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jamaica's Shericka Jackson can finally go watch the replay. The one of the race where she gave away her chance to be an Olympic champion.
She's now a world champion, a more-than-satisfying reward after a year in which she trained with the goal of never making the same mistake again.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — That mile-wide smile would come a split-second later. When Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce saw her name come up first Sunday night in the 100-meter final, she pumped her right fist in the air twice and let out a loud scream toward the stands.
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — To borrow from native son Bob Marley, Jamaica is jammin'.
Jamaica has qualified for the 2023 Women's World Cup as one of the top four finishers at the CONCACAF W Championship.
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Kristie Mewis scored in the 89th minute to break a stalemate and the United States beat Mexico 1-0 on Monday night at the CONCACAF W Championship.
The U.S. won Group A in the eight-team tournament and will face Costa Rica in the semifinals.
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. women's national team qualified for the 2023 World Cup on Thursday night at the CONCACAF W Championship.
The United States defeated Jamaica 5-0 at Estadio BBVA but had to wait until Haiti downed Mexico 3-0 in the late game to secure a spot in next summer's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A mother and her four children have been killed in Jamaica, police said Tuesday.
The bodies were discovered at dawn in Clarendon parish, just west of the capital of Kingston, according to authorities.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A well-known record producer in Jamaica has been accused of killing three people.
Linval Thompson Jr. of Shab Don Records was arrested and charged on Saturday with fatally shooting three men in their 20s in late May, authorities said in a statement Sunday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Bank of Jamaica is preparing to issue a nationwide digital currency for the first time in its history following recent approval from legislators.
The move is expected to help many on the island of nearly 3 million who don’t have bank accounts, according to a government statement issued over the weekend.
LONDON (AP) — After seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is widely viewed in the U.K. as a rock in turbulent times. But in Britain's former colonies, many see her as an anchor to an imperial past whose damage still lingers.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday.
Thompson-Herah won in the 100 and 200 and the 400 relay at the Tokyo Olympics.
MIAMI (AP) — A former Haitian senator is facing charges in the United States related to last year's assassination of former Haiti President Jovenel Moïse, authorities said.
John Joel Joseph made his initial appearance Monday in Miami federal court, according to court records.
The United States will play Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti in Group A at the CONCACAF W Championship this summer, which will determine qualifiers for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago were drawn Tuesday into Group B of the North and Central American and Caribbean tournament, to be played from July 4-18 at Monterrey, Mexico.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Fitzroy “Bunny Diamond” Simpson of reggae trio Mighty Diamonds has died just two days after the shooting death of lead singer Donald “Tabby Diamond” Shaw, according to associates.
TORONTO (AP) — Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan and Junior Hoilett scored and Canada secured its first World Cup berth in 36 years with a 4-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday.
Canada has been to the World Cup just once before, in 1986.
LONDON (AP) — As Caribbean nations debate their relationship with the British crown, Prince William says he will support and respect whatever decision the people make.
William, second in line to the throne, made the comments after an eight-day tour of Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas during which he and wife Kate were celebrated but also criticized as being “tone deaf” for perpetuating images of Britain’s colonial rule.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Celso Borges scored in first-half stoppage time and Costa Rica kept Canada from wrapping up its first World Cup berth in 36 years Thursday night with a 1-0 victory in CONCACAF qualifying.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former Haitian senator who is one of the main suspects in the slaying of former President Jovenel Moïse agreed Thursday to be extradited to the U.S. to face charges, his attorney told The Associated Press.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness told Prince William and Kate on Wednesday that the British commonwealth intends to become fully independent in an unexpected announcement that comes as other countries consider cutting ties with the monarchy.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dozens of well-known leaders in Jamaica including professors and politicians are demanding an apology and slavery reparations as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare for a trip to the former British colony.
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Kate are embarking on a tour to Central America and the Caribbean, even as some countries in the region mull cutting ties to the British monarchy.
The couple will visit Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas on the week-long journey that starts Saturday.
TOKYO (AP) — A musical revolution in Jamaica has a connection with a bouncy rhythm from a portable electronic keyboard that’s the brainchild of a Japanese woman.
The pattern that resonates in the 1985 reggae hit by Wayne Smith, “Under Mi Sleng Teng," came from Casiotone MT-40, which went on sale in 1981, the first product Hiroko Okuda worked on after joining the Tokyo-based company behind G-Shock watches.
TORONTO (AP) — Canada will host Jamaica at Toronto's BMO Field in its final home World Cup qualifier, the Canada Soccer Association said Friday.
Closing in on its first World Cup berth since 1986, Canada leads North and Central America and the Caribbean with 25 points and can clinch with one win its final three games.
FIFA has dismissed a protest filed by the Jamaica Football Federation over its 1-1 draw with the United States in a World Cup qualifier on Nov.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams started together for the first time in almost three years, and Jesús Ferreira was picked over Ricardo Pepi at forward for the United States' World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on Thursday night.