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O, say can you sing? MEAC seeking halftime performers for basketball tournament

O, say can you sing? MEAC seeking halftime performers for basketball tournament

FROM WIRE REPORTS Auditions for national anthem and halftime performers for the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Student Center on the campus of Norfolk State University in Virginia.  Registration will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. […]

James tops list of NBA jersey sales

James tops list of NBA jersey sales

BY TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI – Reigning NBA MVP LeBron James was relaxing with his wife not long ago when he looked around and was stunned to see someone wearing his Miami Heat No. 6 jersey. They were on their honeymoon in Venice. “It’s kind of crazy, honestly,’’ James said. “There’s a `wow’ […]

Shaq and Shaunie head to court over family reality show

Shaq and Shaunie head to court over family reality show

FROM WIRE REPORTS Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is saying “no way” to his ex-wife Shaunie’s plans for a new reality TV show. Shaunie, who is currently the executive producer of VH1’s “Basketball Wives,” has received a deal from the network for a new reality bit, titled “The Shaunie Project.” The show is to follow […]

Another loss for B-CU’s basketball team

Another loss for B-CU’s basketball team

Men defeated 68-64 by North Florida JACKSONVILLE – Travis Elliott scored a career-high 14 points in Bethune-Cookman’s 68-64 loss to the University of North Florida (UNF) Saturday night. The Wildcats (2-13) tied it at 64 on Clemmye Owens’s three-pointer with 10.6 seconds to play. UNF’s Beau Beech and Jalen Nesbitt each hit two free throws […]

Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – Four Bethune-Cookman University football players have been named to the 2013 Boxtorow All-America football team. Nick Addison, Andrew Edouard, Jarkevis Fields and Alex Monroe each earned postseason honors. Following the third Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoff appearance in four years under head coach Brian Jenkins, Bethune-Cookman was announced […]

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats picked up their first weekly conference honoree of the 2013-14 campaign on Monday as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced Kailyn Williams as Defensive Player of the Week. Earning the first weekly award of her career, and first of the season […]

Mayweather, others react  to Broner’s beatdown

Mayweather, others react to Broner’s beatdown

EURWEB.COM Boxer Adrien “The Problem” Broner was defeated Saturday night in San Antonio by Argentina’s Marcos Maidana. Naturally, because Broner, who had never been beaten before, is known for talking a lot of smack, was the object of intense Twitter scrutiny. Yep, everybody had something to say about Broner’s first defeat. But what about his mentor, […]

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

BY OMAR KELLY SUN SENTINEL/MCT MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have come to an agreement that will keep the team’s former starting offensive guard on the team’s suspended list for the rest of the season. According to a league source, the Dolphins will continue to pay Incognito, who is at the center […]

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Bethune-Cookman University has been named the Boxtorow 2013 HBCU Football National Champions, giving the Wildcats their first HBCU national title since 2010. It is the team’s second Boxtorow national title in the history of the media poll. After compiling a 10-3 overall record, and a 7-1 mark in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play, B-CU received […]

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Sports agent outlines plan to achieve success BY EVERETT L. GLENN SPECIAL TO NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – A description of Rice University’s stand-alone major in sports management describes the enormity of the sports business:  “Experts conservatively estimate the sport industry at $500 billion a year making it one of the top 10 industries in […]