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Overhaul of utilities kicks off renovation of Speedway

Overhaul of utilities kicks off renovation of Speedway

FROM STAFF REPORTS After breaking ground at the beginning of July, Daytona International Speedway’s Daytona Rising project is off to a fast start, according to a press release from DIS. Here are the construction activities currently under way: Demolition of all underground utilities and overhead power lines along the entire frontstretch Relocations of fire pump, […]

All but A-Rod accept baseball suspensions

All but A-Rod accept baseball suspensions

BY FRANK FITZPATRICK PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/MCT Twelve of the 13 players involved in baseball’s Biogenesis investigation accepted 50-game suspensions Monday. However, the biggest name in the sport’s latest drug scandal, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees, remained locked in a legal rundown with Major League Baseball. According to an MLB statement, Rodriguez likely will appeal […]

Mainland High coaches and players mentor Pop Warner participants

Mainland High coaches and players mentor Pop Warner participants

About 60 area youth, members of the Daytona Beach Pop Warner League, participated in a football camp last week under the direction of Mainland High School coaches and players. Mainland defensive back coach Travis Roland helped organize the event along with his father, Pop Warner Commissioner Thomas Roland. The youth ran different drills and exercises […]

B-CU brings on new assistant volleyball coach

B-CU brings on new assistant volleyball coach

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University Head Volleyball Coach Isaac Raphael announced this week that Brittany Williams has joined the Lady Wildcat program as an assistant coach. Williams comes to B-CU after two seasons at South Carolina State and replaces Kisya Killingsworth, who has been named the head coach at Delaware State. “We welcome Brittany […]

Chris Bosh stands tall in the NBA’s bid to win India

Chris Bosh stands tall in the NBA’s bid to win India

BY CRAIG DAVIS SUN SENTINEL/MCT Chris Bosh’s summer of celebration took an exotic detour last week from a family excursion to France and Italy. The Miami Heat center, fresh off helping win a repeat championship, couldn’t pass up a chance to lend his talents to another formidable conquest: India. The nation of 1.2 billion is […]

Gators linebacker arrested for barking at police dog

Gators linebacker arrested for barking at police dog

BY EDGAR THOMPSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT ORLANDO – Troubled Gators sophomore linebacker Antonio Morrison has been suspended at least two games following his second arrest in a little more than a month. Morrison, the team’s starting middle linebacker, was arrested on Sunday morning for harassing a police animal, according to a Gainesville Police Department report. This […]

Ohio assistant athletic director from Daytona honored by Chamber of Commerce

Ohio assistant athletic director from Daytona honored by Chamber of Commerce

FROM STAFF REPORTS Anthony Azama, a Daytona Beach native, recently received a “Red Bricks to Progress” award from the Oxford Chamber of Commerce in Ohio for his leadership in the chamber and for directing its MBA initiative. Azama, Miami University’s assistant athletic director for marketing, sales and licensing, also has accepted a second term as […]

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 […]