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Orlando’s Pro Bowl rated a success  by the players

Orlando’s Pro Bowl rated a success by the players

BY ALICIA DELGALLO ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS The sun was shining, but there was a slight chill in the air as Drew Brees smiled and pointed down the field. “My kids are having a ball,” the New Orleans Saints quarterback said. “Look, they’re over here right now throwing a ball on the side, playing tackle football with […]

LeBron James fires back

LeBron James fires back

BY JASON LLOYD AKRON BEACON JOURNAL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE After the Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson fired subtle jabs at LeBron James during last season’s NBA Finals, calling the NBA “a man’s league” and insinuating that James had his feelings hurt by Draymond Green, a stunned James sat at the podium prior to Game 5 […]

Steele faces backlash over ‘missed flight’ post

Steele faces backlash over ‘missed flight’ post

EURWEB.COM ESPN anchor Sage Steele is being slammed on social media for venting about missing her flight because of airport immigration protesters. Steele posted a photo on Instagram over the weekend of protesters at Los Angeles International Airport speaking out against 45’s (Donald Trump) order to temporarily suspend immigration from seven Muslim majority nations. She […]

Halifax basketball keeps pushing forward

Halifax basketball keeps pushing forward

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Halifax Academy boys basketball team is flying under the radar with a 15-7 record this season. The Knights have won eight of their last nine games this month, heading into their Jan. 25 game with Pierson-Taylor, which was after the Daytona Times’ deadline. “We have come together. They have […]

Knights girls are sticking with it

Knights girls are sticking with it

Halifax Academy girls team has played just six games with a 3-3 record. The team is still holding together. “The girls still work together and support each other. It’s a great team. We have four seniors that lead by example, give 100 percent and have a great attitude. They help the younger girls. They hold […]

DeLand 5K to help cancer patients

DeLand 5K to help cancer patients

SPECIAL TO THE DAYOTNA TIMES A record number of runners and walkers are anticipated to attend Volusia County’s 5K on Saturday, Jan. 28, in DeLand. The sixth annual ME STRONG 5K will run its course around historic Downtown DeLand and neighboring communities beginning at 8 a.m. Registration is available for the ME STRONG 5K online […]

Bolt stripped of gold medal over teammate’s substance abuse

Bolt stripped of gold medal over teammate’s substance abuse

EURWEB.COM Usain Bolt had to give up one of his nine Olympic gold medals on Wednesday after his Jamaican teammate, Nesta Carter, tested positive for a banned substance. Bolt, 30, completed an unprecedented “triple triple” at Rio in 2016, becoming the only man to win all three sprint events at three Olympic Games. But the […]

Weems becomes fourth Wildcat on a Super Bowl team

Weems becomes fourth Wildcat on a Super Bowl team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Eric Weems became the fourth former Bethune-Cookman University football player to advance to the Super Bowl when the Atlanta Falcons beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC championship game on Sunday. Weems joins Larry Little (Super Bowls VI, VIII and VIII), Maulty Moore (Super Bowl VII) and Nick […]

Local teams show well during MLK hoops tourney

Local teams show well during MLK hoops tourney

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Many local boys basketball teams celebrated the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on the hardwood. Atlantic, Seabreeze, Spruce Creek, New Smyrna, Father Lopez, Matanzas, Flagler Palm Coast and Deltona all played in the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Classic at Atlantic High in Port Orange. The event consisted […]

Palm Coast center to host USTA  Pro Circuit Men’s Futures tourney

Palm Coast center to host USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Futures tourney

The rising stars of men’s tennis from around the world will participate Jan. 27-Feb. 5 in the USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Futures Tournament at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway. This is the City of Palm Coast’s eighth year hosting the tournament. Making stops in local communities across the United States, the […]