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Baseball’s Cummings named MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

Baseball’s Cummings named MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman Baseball third baseman Mijon Cummings has been selected as this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week. It was announced Monday from the conference office in Norfolk, Va. Cummings, a 5-11, freshman from Lutz near Tampa, is collecting his second MEAC Rookie of the Week award for the 2015 campaign. In […]

Senior leads women’s golfers

Senior leads women’s golfers

ORGANTON, N.C. – Jennifer Hide fired a final round 78 on Monday, leading all Bethune-Cookman women’s golfers in the final round of the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate at Mimosa Hills Country Club. The annual event was hosted by Appalachian State in Morganton, North Carolina. Hide, a senior from Norfolk, England, fired back-to-back rounds of 78, allowing her […]

Duke-Kentucky final would be a ratings bonanza

Duke-Kentucky final would be a ratings bonanza

BY NEIL BEST NEWSDAY/TNS It was March 10, five days before Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament, and someone had just uttered two magic words to Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports: Duke-Kentucky. “From your mouth to God’s ears,” he said, visions of a championship game ratings bonanza dancing in his head. Well, here we […]

Bullet hasn’t slowed down Daytona State student

Bullet hasn’t slowed down Daytona State student

Year after getting shot, Chicago basketball player making dreams come true as forward on Falcons team BY STEVEN GOLDSTEIN CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) One year ago, Tyquone Greer hit a stunning shot. What made his game-winning three-pointer remarkable wasn’t just that it sent his Orr Academy team to the Illinois Class 3A Final Four. Or that […]

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 […]