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B-CU player named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

B-CU player named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

Bethune-Cookman’s Tyler Norris has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Pitcher of the Week. Norris, a 6-foot-1, 160-pound sophomore from Coral Springs, helped Bethune-Cookman to a 1-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast last weekend inside Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. The strong-throwing right-hander helped the Wildcats even the series with the […]

NFL players to tackle dancing on popular ABC show

NFL players to tackle dancing on popular ABC show

FROM WIRE REPORTS 2016 Super Bowl MVP Von Miller and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown have been named cast members for Season 22 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars (DWTS).” The season premiere is Monday, March 21. Miller is partnered with Witney Carson while Brown’s partner will be Sharna Burgess. Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie […]

NASCAR honors Black journalists organization at diversity event

NASCAR honors Black journalists organization at diversity event

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) was honored by NASCAR at the Daytona International Speedway in the lead up to the Daytona 500 last week. NABJ is the recipient of the 2016 NASCAR Diversity Institution Award. NABJ President Sarah Glover and Sports Task Force Member Ricky Clemmons were presented with the award during a Feb. 19 luncheon. […]

B-CU softball rookies named top MEAC players of the week

B-CU softball rookies named top MEAC players of the week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A pair of Bethune-Cookman softball rookies earned the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s first weekly honors as Deidra Genera was named the league’s Pitcher of the Week and Brianna Sanders collected MEAC Rookie of the week honors, the league announced Monday. B-CU who went 3-2 during its opening weekend, collected wins over Morgan […]

Griffey named honorary starter at Daytona 500

Griffey named honorary starter at Daytona 500

Recently elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Ken Griffey Jr. will be the honorary starter for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Griffey, who lives in Central Florida, received a record-breaking 99.32 percent of the vote (437 of 440) by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He played 22 seasons — 13 with the Seattle Mariners, nine […]

Daytona 500 to interrupt Votran service

Daytona 500 to interrupt Votran service

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Speedweeks will bring heavy traffic to Volusia County, and Votran riders should expect numerous delays, interruptions and route deviations. Detours began Thursday, Feb. 18, and will continue through to the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 21. Detours may change without notice when traffic becomes congested, causing buses to be rerouted to […]

Parents of little leaguers sue ESPN and Smith

Parents of little leaguers sue ESPN and Smith

EURWEB The parents of former Jackie Robinson West (JRW) Little Leaguers are taking ESPN and sports commentator Stephen A. Smith to task for the role they played in the scandal the Chicago team faced when it was stripped of its championship title in 2014. According to DNAinfo.com, former Jackie Robinson West coach Darold Butler and […]

McGrady joins ESPN as analyst

McGrady joins ESPN as analyst

EURWEB Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady has joined ESPN as an analyst and will make regular appearances on its new daily NBA show. McGrady will appear on “The Jump,” an afternoon show hosted by Rachel Nichols that was to debut this week. The seven-time All-Star also will contribute analysis to news and information programming, including […]

B-CU’s track stars shine at New York invitational

B-CU’s track stars shine at New York invitational

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats shined last weekend during their first elite indoor event in New York City.  The Wildcats had a number of top-10 finishes at the Armory Track Invitational on Feb. 5 and 6 at the New Balance Track & Field Center. “The Armory Invitation is the biggest regular season indoor […]

Wildcats win their own bowling event

Wildcats win their own bowling event

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman bowling team bounced back from an early defeat on Sunday to win the 2016 Wildcat Invitational championship at Sunshine Bowling Center in DeLand.  The five team field included host B-CU, Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Florida A&M and Sacred Heart. The three-day annual invitational concluded Sunday with a tournament beginning […]