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Jordan finally speaks out about shootings

Jordan finally speaks out about shootings

BY K.C. JOHNSON CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Vowing that he can “no longer stay silent,” Michael Jordan used his mouth and money to make a powerful impact on Monday. In a letter released to ESPN’s The Undefeated website, the former Chicago Bulls star addressed the country’s recent spate of violence involving racial and social undertones and made […]

Quarterback Treon Harris transferring from UF

Quarterback Treon Harris transferring from UF

BY EDGAR THOMPSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Treon Harris’ rocky career with the Florida Gators is over. Harris has been given his release by UF and will transfer, his older brother, Tim, confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. Ryan Bartow of 247Sports first reported the news Monday. Harris started 15 games during two seasons with the Gators, finishing […]

Event honors victims of violence; brings together residents and officers

Event honors victims of violence; brings together residents and officers

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It was a timely event. The second annual “Gone Too Soon, Your Life Matters Basketball Tournament’’ held on July 9 in Daytona Beach was an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives to violence and for local youth and police officers to hang out together in a positive […]

A storied career for legendary Wildcat

A storied career for legendary Wildcat

‘Cy’ McClairen retires after 55 years of service to university BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When it comes to history, legacy and tradition at Bethune-Cookman University, only the school’s founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, ranks higher than 85-year-old Jack “Cy’’ McClairen. The longtime Wildcat retired on June 30 after 55 years of service with the […]

A Daytona victory for Keselowski

A Daytona victory for Keselowski

Coke Zero 400 winner reflects on obstacles leading up to his big finish BY DAVID SCOTT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS Brad Keselowski won for a first time at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday — no small deal for him — and now he’s primed for the postseason. “I’m ready for the Chase to start right now,” Keselowski […]

A lesson from a pro

A lesson from a pro

Local students learn football principles and much more at clinic presented by Bruce McNorton Retired NFL player Bruce McNorton held his 10th local football clinic on June 25 sharing his skill and advice with area students. The free clinic for boys and girls was held at the Derbyshire Park & Sports Complex in Daytona Beach. […]

Marlins’ Dawson reflects on Ali moment

Marlins’ Dawson reflects on Ali moment

BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE MIAMI — In a stadium that opened in the presence of Muhammad Ali, Miami Marlins executive Andre Dawson reflected Saturday on a more personal — and distant memory — of the iconic boxing champion who died a day earlier. While Marlins players Giancarlo Stanton and Mike Dunn […]

Miami Open’s long-term future uncertain

Miami Open’s long-term future uncertain

BY MICHELLE KAUFMAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS As news broke on June 1 that the PGA is moving its 54-year-old golf tournament from Doral to Mexico City, tennis fans may have been wondering: Is the Miami Open next? The prestigious tennis tournament on Key Biscayne, which draws more than 300,000 fans per year, is locked in for […]

Strapp golf tournament  set for Saturday

Strapp golf tournament set for Saturday

The 13th Annual Elisha J. Strapp Golf Scholarship Tournament hosted by the Greater Friendship Scholarship Ministry will be held June 4 at the LPGA International Golf Course, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. Celebrating 13 years, the community and education 2016 tournament honorees will be Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick L. Henry and City Manager James Chisholm. […]

Final Fight Championship makes US debut at Ocean Center

Final Fight Championship makes US debut at Ocean Center

Final Fight Championship (FFC), a growing combat sports organization in Europe, will kick off its U.S. lineup of events with FFC 24 at 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Ocean Center. Originally headquartered in Croatia, the format of FFC events will remain the same in the United States. The first six mixed martial arts […]

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