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...

MEAC standouts named to All-America team

FROM WIRE REPORTS Five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) student-athletes have been named to the 2016 STATS Pre-Season All-America Team. North Carolina A&T State University led...

Pro-athletes transition with help of LinkedIn

BY MATTHEW GUTIERREZ PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE/TNS Among LinkedIn’s 300 million users – lawyers, doctors and financial consultants – is a new profession: pro athlete. Dan Black, a professional...

Barkley to star in TNT’s ‘Race Card’

EURWEB.COM Charles Barkley is getting ready to play “The Race Card.” We’re talking about a new six-episode series on TNT featuring the NBA broadcast analyst...

Jordan finally speaks out about shootings

BY K.C. JOHNSON CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Vowing that he can “no longer stay silent,” Michael Jordan used his mouth and money to make a powerful impact on...

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