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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 […]

MLB’s diversity plan for managers gets lost in translation

MLB’s diversity plan for managers gets lost in translation

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE And so the last Latino manager in Major League Baseball has said hasta la vista. And why should we care? I don’t mean to be flip. But I assume that is the first-blush reaction from many passers-by, not overly concerned that Fredi Gonzalez was fired as manager […]

Daytona Beach Half Marathon set for Feb. 5

Daytona Beach Half Marathon set for Feb. 5

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Government and Daytona International Speedway have announced the 2017 Daytona Beach Half Marathon will be held at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, two weeks prior to the 59th annual Daytona 500. Registration will open July 1. The 2016 Daytona Beach Half Marathon attracted 2,748 runners, more than double […]

Strapp golf tournament returns June 14

Strapp golf tournament returns June 14

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. […]

DeLand park is site of Trails Day celebration

DeLand park is site of Trails Day celebration

Get your heart pumping and your feet moving as you celebrate Volusia County’s growing trails system on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 4. Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division will sponsor an outdoor family event from 9 a.m. to noon at Lake Beresford Park, 2100 Fatio Road, DeLand. The celebration will be set up […]

Researchers: Bubba Smith suffered with CTE

Researchers: Bubba Smith suffered with CTE

Bubba Smith, the Pro Bowl defensive end who transitioned to acting after his NFL career, suffered with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died, researchers announced on Tuesday. Researchers at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank said Smith had Stage 3 CTE (Stage 4 is the most advanced) at the time of his death […]

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