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Wildcats didn’t disappoint: Team wins big in Homecoming game against Howard

Wildcats didn’t disappoint: Team wins big in Homecoming game against Howard

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats whipped the Howard University Bison 49-12 in front of 10,247 fans at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Saturday. After a week of barbecues, dances, parties, pep rallies and alumni events, the Wildcats culminated their Homecoming with a big win over Howard. Bethune-Cookman (5-1, 2-0 MEAC) entered the game ranked No. 17 […]

Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence

Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women have stepped forward to ensure the NFL gets it right this time. Since footage surfaced of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his wife unconscious, the […]

Richard Sherman and family defy Black athlete stereotypes

Richard Sherman and family defy Black athlete stereotypes

EURWEB.COM There are some good stories that have come out of the NFL this year. There’s Devon Still and his team, the Cincinnati Bengals, supporting his cancer-stricken daughter and cancer research and there’s Super Bowl champion Richard Sherman. Wrong man, you’re thinking? He’s a thug and a loudmouth?! Try a hard working, educated black man instead. […]

Spruce Creek High grad to play with USA rugby team in Australia

Spruce Creek High grad to play with USA rugby team in Australia

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek High School graduate Perry Baker is one of 12 USA Eagles rugby players selected to play in the Gold Coast (Australia) Sevens tournament this weekend. It will be his first appearance on the World Series circuit. Baker played football, basketball, and track at Spruce Creek High, four […]

A big weekend for Wildcats

A big weekend for Wildcats

B-CU faces Howard for Homecoming FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman is celebrating Homecoming this week and will face Howard University on the gridiron at 4 p.m. Saturday at Municipal Stadium. B-CU goes in to the game ranked No. 17 with four wins and one loss. Howard’s only win so far has come from a 35-17 defeat […]

NASCAR notebook: Goodyear responds to drivers’ tire complaints

NASCAR notebook: Goodyear responds to drivers’ tire complaints

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (MCT) After a closer analysis, a perceived “tire problem” during Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway isn’t that much of a mystery, Goodyear officials said Tuesday. Seven drivers during the race complained of experiencing issues with their tires — several of them Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers […]

B-CU’s Williams is MEAC player of the week

B-CU’s Williams is MEAC player of the week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman University football student-athlete Quentin Williams registered two career-highs over the weekend, and has been named this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week. The announcement came from the MEAC Office on Monday in Norfolk, Va. Williams, a 6-0, 190 senior quarterback from Tampa, helped No. […]

Stewart never considered quitting after deadly incident

Stewart never considered quitting after deadly incident

NASCAR driver struck and killed Kevin Ward Aug. 9 in New York BY SCOTT FOWLER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (MCT) KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A subdued Tony Stewart said Monday he never thought about giving up driving racecars in the past seven weeks after a car he was driving struck and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. […]

Former Rattler chaplain offering his spiritual wisdom to Wildcats

Former Rattler chaplain offering his spiritual wisdom to Wildcats

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The uniqueness of having served as a chaplain for both the Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman football teams sets up the Rev. Kevin James for some scriptural humor. Ministering unto both Rattlers and Wildcats? Does not Matthew 6:24 tell us “You cannot serve both God and mammon”? “Okay, you got me there,” […]

NFL: Abdullah should not have been penalized for Muslim prayer

NFL: Abdullah should not have been penalized for Muslim prayer

BY RYAN PARKER LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was flagged during Monday night’s game after he kneeled for a Muslim prayer after returning an interception for a touchdown. Abdullah, a practicing Muslim, was flagged 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct after the pick-six during the Chiefs 41-14 rout of the New […]

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