Women’s leagues hope to see post-Olympics bounce

BY RENEE GRIFFIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Of the 558 American athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a record 294 were women. Among the most...

MEAC/SWAC Challenge coming to Daytona Beach

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Since 2008, the annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge has been played in Orlando. This year, the HBCU conferences’ battle will be in Daytona...

Justin Gatlin defends his past, moves forward

BY HELENE ELLIOTT LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS RIO DE JANEIRO – Sprinter Justin Gatlin on Saturday dismissed a suggestion made by gold medal-winning U.S. swimmer Lilly King...

An apology for Lochte, others robbed at gunpoint

Rio 2016 offers regrets after incident involving swimmer from Daytona Beach BY NATHAN FENNO LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS RIO DE JANEIRO – The spokesman for Rio 2016 apologized...

B-CU grad interns at Speedway through diversity program

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Jasmine Lewis, a recent graduate of Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), competed among hundreds of students from across the United States and...

Tony Dungy: NFL player, coach, hall of famer

Editor’s note: This article was one of the stories this week in BlackAmericaWeb.com’s “Little Known Black History Facts’’ series. BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM Tony Dungy, one of the NFL’s...

Milwaukee team hires first lady’s brother

BY CHARLES F. GARDNER MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL/TNS Former Oregon State coach Craig Robinson is joining the Milwaukee Bucks as vice president of player and organizational development,...

Retired educator from Daytona off to the Olympics

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach native Carrie Harris Allen recently retired as a high school principal in California. A sports fanatic, she chose the...

Athletes with local ties go for the gold

Here’s a glance at area athletes competing in the Olympics this month in Rio. Ryan Lochte Going into the Rio competition, the swimmer had won 11...

Balance beam: Most treacherous, mesmerizing 10 centimeters in sports

BY TIM BANNON CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS RIO DE JANEIRO – Of all the playing surfaces in sports, none is more unforgiving than the balance beam. It measures 10...

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