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Mitchell shares boxing talent with area youth, others

Mitchell shares boxing talent with area youth, others

Dickerson Center program helps residents learn how to fight, get fit BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Pinklin Thomas, Oliver McCall, Tony Tucker and Alex Stewart.  There was Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Sonny Liston, Michael Spinks and Joe Frazier. These are some of the boxing world’s greatest. One name that is missing […]

USF pulls away, defeats B-CU 91-65 in basketball

USF pulls away, defeats B-CU 91-65 in basketball

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman basketball team cut an 18-point first-half deficit down to seven, but South Florida pulled away to a 91-65 victory Tuesday night in the Sun Dome. Corey Allen Jr. scored 21 points to lead five Bulls in double figures as USF (2-0) outshot the Wildcats (11-1) 49 percent to 29 […]

B-CU football team falls to Norfolk; faces Hampton next

B-CU football team falls to Norfolk; faces Hampton next

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A furious fourth quarter rally fell short on Nov. 9 as Bethune-Cookman dropped a 27-24 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game to Norfolk State at Municipal Stadium. Rolandan Finch rushed for 112 yards and one touchdown and Tyler Clark threw for 151 yards and a score as the Spartans (3-7 overall, 3-3 MEAC) […]

B-CU’s Brown named MEAC Lineman of the Week

B-CU’s Brown named MEAC Lineman of the Week

FROM WIRE REPORTS NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman’s Rashard Brown has been tabbed this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Lineman of the Week, released Monday afternoon from the conference office in Norfolk, Va. Brown, a 6-3, 305-pound senior from Kissimmee graded out with the highest percentage of any Wildcats performer along the line following B-CU’s 38-14 […]

Jimmie Johnson dominates race at AAA 500 in Texas

Jimmie Johnson dominates race at AAA 500 in Texas

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT FORT WORTH, Texas — Another item knocked off the 2013 bucket list for Jimmie Johnson. Johnson entered Sunday’s AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway having yet to win on a 1.5-mile speedway this season — the most common type of track on the Sprint Cup Series schedule. Cross that off. […]

Proposed slave museum site in Virginia becomes baseball field

Proposed slave museum site in Virginia becomes baseball field

BY JOEY MATTHEWS TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Minor league baseball will be played at the Fredericksburg site where former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder once envisioned an impressive state-of-the-art slavery museum. Wilder, Virginia governor from 1990 to 1994 and America’s first elected Black governor, first envisioned a national slavery museum in 1992 after a trip […]

T.O. turns to Iyanla for help in fixing his life

T.O. turns to Iyanla for help in fixing his life

Either you loved him or you hated him. There seemed to be no middle ground with Terrell “T.O.” Owens, once one of the premiere wide receivers in the NFL. His well-documented fall from grace began after a brief but drama-filled stint with the Eagles, which included highly public verbal warfare with quarterback Donovan McNabb, and […]

Sweet Homecoming for Wildcats with 14-3 win over Bulldogs

Sweet Homecoming for Wildcats with 14-3 win over Bulldogs

B-CU victory puts Wildcats first in MEAC standing Quentin Williams threw one touchdown pass and rushed for another, and the Bethune-Cookman defense contained South Carolina State for a 14-3 Homecoming victory before an overflow crowd of 10,421 at Municipal Stadium on Saturday. The victory gave the Wildcats (7-1 overall, 4-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) sole possession of […]

Homecoming with ‘Human Beat Box’

Homecoming with ‘Human Beat Box’

Rapper Doug E. Fresh, also known as the “Human Beat Box,’’ is scheduled as the guest at Bethune-Cookman’s Homecoming pep rally on Friday, Oct. 25. The Wildcats will host conference foe South Carolina State on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Municipal Stadium for the 2 p.m. game. For a list of Homecoming activities, visit http://www.cookman.edu/homecoming/Events_2012.html.

Miami lineman named top player on national college list

Miami lineman named top player on national college list

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Defensive end LeBrandon Richardson has been selected as this week’s National Defensive Lineman of the Week by College Football Performance Awards, announced Monday afternoon by the CFPA office in Davidson, N.C. This is the first time all season Richardson is earning this prestigious weekly award, while already being listed on the […]