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Ready for some high school football?

Ready for some high school football?

Here’s a preview of teams in Flagler and Volusia BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES High school football returns this week as most local teams will participate in a kickoff classic/jamboree on Friday night (Aug. 18) with the regular season starting next week. The Daytona Times takes a sneak peak at the local teams’ 2017 season. […]

Boycott threatened if Kaepernick isn’t signed to a team

Boycott threatened if Kaepernick isn’t signed to a team

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Activists in support of quarterback Colin Kaepernick are threatening to boycott the NFL if he’s not signed to a team. On Aug. 26, 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the National Anthem before the third preseason game of the upcoming 2016 NFL season. Right after the game, Kaepernick he […]

Many seats still unsold for Mayweather-McGregor fight

Many seats still unsold for Mayweather-McGregor fight

BY LANCE PUGMIRE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are both apt to flaunt their wealth outside the boxing ring and UFC octagon. And with ticket prices set for their Aug. 26 fight at one of the highest price points in sports history, both fighters are counting on those attending to do […]

Local Sports

Local Sports

Lifeguard championships continue through Aug. 12 Lifeguards from across the nation are in Daytona Beach for the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships. The four-day event is being held on the beach behind the Ocean Walk Shoppes in Daytona Beach. The public is invited to watch the competitions from the beach. Spectators should […]

Tournament to honor residents gone too soon due to violence

Tournament to honor residents gone too soon due to violence

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For years, VITAS Healthcare of Volusia-Flagler County has found a way to honor those who have lost their lives to violence and their families. This year’s “Gone Too Soon: Your Life Matters” basketball tournament will take place on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mainland High […]

An early glance at Heisman Trophy contenders

An early glance at Heisman Trophy contenders

BY MATT MURSCHEL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Another crop of talented quarterbacks including the reigning Heisman Trophy winner leads a group of players as possible contenders for college football’s most-coveted individual award. Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State The Buzz: Barkley earned Big Ten Player of the Year honors last season when he led the league in yards […]

Beyoncé reportedly wants stake in Houston Rockets

Beyoncé reportedly wants stake in Houston Rockets

EURWEB.COM Word has it that Beyoncé is interested in becoming an NBA owner. Bloomberg reports that the singer is looking to buy a stake in her hometown Houston Rockets. Team owner Les Alexander announced last month that he was putting the NBA franchise up for sale amid surging prices, and according to the report, Bey […]

Halifax Urban Ministries hosting golf tournament

Halifax Urban Ministries hosting golf tournament

Halifax Urban Ministries “Golfn’ Four Homeless Prevention’’ golf tournament is Aug. 12 at the River Bend Golf Club with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The golf tournament fee is $300 for a foursome or $75 individual, which includes lunch, an auction, raffle, drawings and a hole-in-one contest for a 2017 Buick Encore from Ritchey Buick […]

Earnhardt Jr.: Transition to NBC booth an ‘adrenaline rush’

Earnhardt Jr.: Transition to NBC booth an ‘adrenaline rush’

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Dale Earnhardt Jr. is quitting his day job as a racing man to be a talking head from NBC. In reality, it’s the sum of all parts. “We want Dale to be Dale,” said NBC Sports Executive Producer and President of Production Sam Flood. “We didn’t hire him to be […]

Irvin won’t be charged with sexual battery

Irvin won’t be charged with sexual battery

BY LINDA TRISCHITTA SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward County state attorney’s office will not prosecute football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin for sexual battery, the office said Monday. “The case has been declined for lack of evidence and no likelihood of conviction,” a state attorney’s office spokesman said. “Being accused of something like […]

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