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Lady Wildcats end bowling season at MEAC championships

Lady Wildcats end bowling season at MEAC championships

FROM WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman picked up a pair of wins on March 21, before bowing out of the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Bowling Championships housed at AMF Lanes in Chesapeake, Va. On a day where all but two teams would be eliminated from this year’s event, Bethune-Cookman opened the day seeded fifth following March […]

NFL suspends TV blackout policy for 2015 season

NFL suspends TV blackout policy for 2015 season

LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) The NFL’s local television blackout policy has been suspended for the 2015 preseason and regular season, the league announced Monday. None of last season’s games were blacked out because of the policy, which requires teams to sell a minimum number of tickets in order to ensure local broadcasts. In 2013, two […]

Cooper carries Lady Wildcats past FAMU at MEAC tourney

Cooper carries Lady Wildcats past FAMU at MEAC tourney

Once the first shot went down, the rest of the first half belonged to Kendra Cooper Monday afternoon as Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida A&M 53-41 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) tournament opening round. All but one of the sophomore’s 22 points came on a first-half barrage of seven three-pointers that tied the conference single-game record […]

Oklahoma recruit decommits after SAE’s racist chant

Oklahoma recruit decommits after SAE’s racist chant

University of Oklahoma football recruit Jean Delance said he withdrew his commitment to coach Bob Stoops after seeing the video that showed SAE fraternity members at the school chanting racist remarks, reports ESPN. “Very uneducated people. I wouldn’t want my son or child to go there or to anywhere like that,” Delance told CBS 11 […]

Bosh expected back with Miami Heat next season

Bosh expected back with Miami Heat next season

BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL (TNS) Two weeks after announcing his season was over because of blood clots on his lung, the Miami Heat announced Monday that Chris Bosh is expected to return in time for the start of next season. In advance of Bosh addressing the media Monday at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Heat issued […]

MARCH MADNESS

MARCH MADNESS

NCAA MEN’S TOURNAMENT MOCK SELECTION Grind it out — hands-on taste of how a bracket is born By Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning. This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving. “So let’s eat,” says Dave Worlock, the NCAA point man […]

DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA 500

NASCAR celebrates diversity on and off the track BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Fans flocked from all over the country to Daytona International Speedway to camp out, tailgate and watch the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22, billed the biggest race of the season. The weekend was surrounded by a number of other events such […]

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops

Mikel Trapp hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:06 left to help Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) pull away and beat Florida A&M University (FAMU) 64-57 last Saturday at Moore Gymnasium. Florida A&M’s Jorge Rosa made his sixth 3-pointer to tie it at 56 with 2:18 remaining. After Travis Elliott took a charge to give the Wildcats the […]

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64

Kendra Cooper scored 22 points and Jasmine Knowles a career-high 20 as Bethune-Cookman completed its first season sweep of Florida A&M in the Vanessa Blair-Lewis era with a 76-64 victory Saturday afternoon. Terrenisha Hollis added 14 points and Emily Williams 11 as the Lady Wildcats (11-14 overall, 8-5 overall) used a 15-0 run to pull away […]

Lady Wildcat makes school history for blocked shots

Lady Wildcat makes school history for blocked shots

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University fans and spectators witnessed history as Kailyn Williams became B-CU’s all-time leader for career-blocked shots. The Lady Wildcats suffered a 52-46 loss to the North Carolina A&T Aggies during the historic night in Moore Gymnasium Monday night. “It’s a tremendous honor,” said head coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis. “She (Williams) […]