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Green and Monk: Changing name of Redskins worth considering

Green and Monk: Changing name of Redskins worth considering

EURWEB.COM So what’s in a name? Well, two ex-Washington Redskins legends recently weighed in. “It deserves and warrants conversation because somebody is saying, ‘Hey, this offends me,’’ said Darrell Green. NFL players take pride in the teams they played for. Once a Packer, always a Packer. Once a Steeler, always a Steeler. Green and Art […]

Patrick a favorite among Shaq and Sheryl Crow at Coke Zero 400

Patrick a favorite among Shaq and Sheryl Crow at Coke Zero 400

BY ANDREW WARD ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT When asked about why he would be rooting for Danica Patrick in last Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400, Shaquille O’Neal’s answer had nothing to do with how well she drives. “She’s hot,” the former NBA all-star said with a shrug. He then put his thumb to his ear and his […]

Three Wildcats named to BSN preseason All-America team

Three Wildcats named to BSN preseason All-America team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman left tackle Terrance Hackney was named to the Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Preseason FCS All-America first team, officials from the media outlet announced last week. Additionally, defensive back Nick Addison and defensive lineman LeBrandon Richardson earned honors on the network’s second and third teams, respectively. Recently recognized on the […]

South Daytona students excel at state track meet

South Daytona students excel at state track meet

Forecasting the NBA Draft

Forecasting the NBA Draft

Playing 20 questions with this season’s batch of professional basketball prospects By Gregory Clay • McClatchy-Tribune News Service The NBA draft is an annual rite of passage when young college stars take that first giant step into dream world. Many of them grew up dreaming of playing under the shadow of the red-white-and blue NBA […]

McNorton hosts free two-day clinic again for local kids

McNorton hosts free two-day clinic again for local kids

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the seventh year in a row, Daytona Beach native and retired Detroit Lions player Bruce McNorton has conducted a free football clinic at Derbyshire Park for local boys and girls. McNorton, a scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is a 1977 Spruce Creek High School graduate. “I do this because […]

Johnson shares his path to success in business

Johnson shares his path to success in business

NBA legend talks about his journey, gives advice during Black Enterprise Conference in Ohio BY STARLA MUHAMMAD NNPA NEWS SERVICE COLUMBUS, Ohio – Earvin “Magic” Johnson is easily considered one of the greatest basketball players in history. But it’s his strategic business moves off the court that have made the five-time NBA champion and Hall […]

Campbell’s iconic vehicle heading to festival in England

Campbell’s iconic vehicle heading to festival in England

Street, school in Daytona Beach was named after driver FROM STAFF REPORTS For the second time in its history, Sir Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird V is crossing the Atlantic Ocean to the United Kingdom to be on display at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Daytona Beach was first named Campbell […]

Tennis pros attend ribbon cutting of new court at Westside Elementary

Tennis pros attend ribbon cutting of new court at Westside Elementary

COMPILED FROM STAFF REPORTS Five hundred excited elementary school students, Volusia County school dignitaries along with tennis Grand Slam finalists Todd Martin and MaliVai Washington celebrated the first school in Florida to feature permanent 36-foot and lined 60-foot kid-sized courts. The celebration took place on May 24 at Westside Elementary School in Daytona Beach. Introductory […]

Drivers say NASCAR did right thing to allow repairs during Coca-Cola 600

Drivers say NASCAR did right thing to allow repairs during Coca-Cola 600

BY RICK BONNELL CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT DOVER, Del. — NASCAR was widely applauded by its drivers for stopping the Coca-Cola 600 to allow race teams to repair damage caused by a fallen camera rope. But several of those drivers – prominently Jeff Gordon and Denny Hamlin – said this sets a precedent, and NASCAR needs to […]