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A heartbreaker in Bulldog  Stadium: Wildcats lose to South Carolina State 20-14

A heartbreaker in Bulldog Stadium: Wildcats lose to South Carolina State 20-14

Wildcats lose 20-14 to South Carolina ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Austin Smith fought through a pair of tackles and rumbled 49 yards for the game-winning touchdown, helping South Carolina State upend No. 13 Bethune-Cookman, 20-14, on Saturday afternoon inside Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium. In one of the craziest final minutes in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) […]

Aggies defeat Rattlers to take first place in MEAC

Aggies defeat Rattlers to take first place in MEAC

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES GREENSBORO, N.C. – Homecoming wins always have a little extra weight to them. The alumni, student body and administration all walk out of the stadium with their chest poked out before partaking in a few more tailgates and the fun and festivities scheduled for the evening. North Carolina A&T’s 40-21 […]

Impact of Earnhardt Jr.’s win at Martinsville Speedway

Impact of Earnhardt Jr.’s win at Martinsville Speedway

Victory denies eight drivers chance at Sprint Cup Series title BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Access denied. Dale Earnhardt Jr., already eliminated from Sprint Cup Series title contention, held off Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon to win Sunday’s Goody’s 500 at Martinsville Speedway. With the victory, Earnhardt denied any of the eight […]

B-CU cornerback earns MEAC’s top defensive player title

B-CU cornerback earns MEAC’s top defensive player title

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman cornerback Thomas Finnie was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week (MEAC), announced Monday afternoon from the league[s office in Norfolk, Va. Finnie, a senior cornerback from Miami, had a pair of interceptions in No. 14-ranked Bethune-Cookman’s 48-20 road win over Savannah State. He also tallied a tackle […]

Ray Rice still has some folks rooting for him

Ray Rice still has some folks rooting for him

BY DOUG DONOVAN BALTIMORE SUN (MCT) Ray Rice might forever be a pariah to many for knocking out his fiancee in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in February. Thousands of Ravens fans lined up at M&T Bank Stadium last month to trade in their once-cherished No. 27 jerseys. But to two 9-year-old boys, […]

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 […]

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