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Racing legends parade, fun run set for Feb. 14

Racing legends parade, fun run set for Feb. 14

In addition to the roar at the race track, race fans can marvel at some of the legends of racing during the fourth annual Historic Racing Legends Beach/Road Course Parade at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 in Ponce Inlet. Spectators should park at the Toronita parking lot on S. Atlantic Avenue. Votran will provide free shuttle […]

Former tire changer sues Michael Waltrip Racing

Former tire changer sues Michael Waltrip Racing

BY JOE MARUSAK CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (TNS) A former top tire changer for Michael Waltrip Racing sued the Cornelius, N.C.-based motorsports team on Tuesday, claiming he was fired a day before undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury suffered when he was struck by a car during a NASCAR race. Brandon Hopkins helped Michael Waltrip Racing to […]

Lady Wildcats snap losing streak with win over Western Carolina

Lady Wildcats snap losing streak with win over Western Carolina

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis earned her 200th victory and her Lady Wildcats (4-10) snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday at Richard V. Moore Gymnasium, stringing together a near-complete game effort to jump out early and hold off Western Carolina (7-7) for the 63-53 non-conference victory. Although the Catamounts put up […]

Stewart helps team win big over Trinity Baptist

Stewart helps team win big over Trinity Baptist

Brandon Stewart scored a career-high 32 points as Bethune-Cookman snapped a five-game losing streak with a 97-71 victory over Trinity Baptist Monday night. The senior, a walk-on from Miami, was 10-16 from the field and 8-10 from the line. He also had nine rebounds, two blocks and three steals to lead five Wildcats in double […]

Winston’s accuser files federal lawsuit against FSU

Winston’s accuser files federal lawsuit against FSU

BY BRENDAN SONNONE ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) TALLAHASSEE — The woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of rape has filed a federal civil lawsuit against Florida State trustees, arguing the university violated her Title IX rights by refusing to properly investigate the incident. Winston’s accuser demanded a trial by jury and in damages from […]

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Coming off the USA Rugby Women’s Collegiate Fall Championship and the US Club Soccer’s showcase last month, the City of Palm Coast is predicting a sunny outlook for sports tournaments and sports-related tourism in 2015. The city has developed top-notch athletic fields and places a strong focus on attracting sports tournaments […]

Sims takes over as B-CU’s head coach

Sims takes over as B-CU’s head coach

Assistant coach replaces Jenkins who accepted position at Alabama State FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman introduced Terry Sims as its new head football coach on Monday at a press conference on campus at the Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. Sims had spent the past five years as an assistant football coach, primarily responsible […]

Embry-Riddle treats kid to evening of basketball

Embry-Riddle treats kid to evening of basketball

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES About 426 students from Food Brings Hope’s KidsZone and TeenZone after-school programs received the star treatment on Dec. 12. They were treated to pizza, desserts and music before watching Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) men’s basketball team defeat Alice Lloyd College 97 to 70. “What an exciting way to spend an evening,” […]

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After some schedule adjustments to maximize opportunities for the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s champion Wildcats, Bethune-Cookman Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Donald Cooper announced the 2014-15 indoor and outdoor schedules last week. “First of all, we definitely wanted a competitive schedule for our elite-level athletes,” Cooper […]

Bryant passes Jordan as NBA’s third leading scorer

Bryant passes Jordan as NBA’s third leading scorer

BY MIKE BRESNAHAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) MINNEAPOLIS — For all the hardware he’d accumulated in his life — championship rings, MVP trophies, All-Star awards — one peculiar item heralded the imminent appearance of the NBA’s third-leading scorer at a postgame news conference. A green plastic bucket filled with ice. It was carried into a […]