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Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – Four Bethune-Cookman University football players have been named to the 2013 Boxtorow All-America football team. Nick Addison, Andrew Edouard, Jarkevis Fields and Alex Monroe each earned postseason honors. Following the third Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoff appearance in four years under head coach Brian Jenkins, Bethune-Cookman was announced […]

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats picked up their first weekly conference honoree of the 2013-14 campaign on Monday as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced Kailyn Williams as Defensive Player of the Week. Earning the first weekly award of her career, and first of the season […]

Mayweather, others react  to Broner’s beatdown

Mayweather, others react to Broner’s beatdown

EURWEB.COM Boxer Adrien “The Problem” Broner was defeated Saturday night in San Antonio by Argentina’s Marcos Maidana. Naturally, because Broner, who had never been beaten before, is known for talking a lot of smack, was the object of intense Twitter scrutiny. Yep, everybody had something to say about Broner’s first defeat. But what about his mentor, […]

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

BY OMAR KELLY SUN SENTINEL/MCT MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have come to an agreement that will keep the team’s former starting offensive guard on the team’s suspended list for the rest of the season. According to a league source, the Dolphins will continue to pay Incognito, who is at the center […]

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Bethune-Cookman University has been named the Boxtorow 2013 HBCU Football National Champions, giving the Wildcats their first HBCU national title since 2010. It is the team’s second Boxtorow national title in the history of the media poll. After compiling a 10-3 overall record, and a 7-1 mark in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play, B-CU received […]

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Sports agent outlines plan to achieve success BY EVERETT L. GLENN SPECIAL TO NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – A description of Rice University’s stand-alone major in sports management describes the enormity of the sports business:  “Experts conservatively estimate the sport industry at $500 billion a year making it one of the top 10 industries in […]

UK bans Tyson because of ’92 rape conviction

UK bans Tyson because of ’92 rape conviction

EURWEB.COM Former boxing champion Mike Tyson has been forced to cancel a number of press events in London after U.K. immigration officials banned him from entering the country due to his 1992 rape conviction. The new Broadway star was due to promote his autobiography “Undisputed Truth’’ in the city this week, but a change in […]

Unsportsmanlike conduct: The exploitation of Black athletes

Unsportsmanlike conduct: The exploitation of Black athletes

How pros go from rags to riches and back to rags BY EVERETT L. GLENN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – There have been so many former professional athletes in the news recently who have gone from rags-to-riches-back-to-rags again that they could form their own reality show. Future Hall of Famer Terrell Owens, for example, accumulated […]

Wildcats fall to Coastal Carolina in playoffs

Wildcats fall to Coastal Carolina in playoffs

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES CONWAY, S.C. – Alex Ross tossed four touchdown passes on Saturday, leading No. 11 Coastal Carolina past No. 12 Bethune-Cookman, 48-24 at Brooks Stadium in a first-round FCS playoff game. The homestanding Chanticleers advance to play eight-seed Montana next weekend in Missoula, Montana. Bethune-Cookman (10-3) was unable to stop Ross as […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS/FCS PLAYOFFS

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS/FCS PLAYOFFS

Eyes on the next prize Rattlers whipped, now it’s time for playoffs FROM STAFF REPORTS With a 29-10 victory over rival Florida A&M University last Saturday in the Florida Blue Florida Classic in Orlando, the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are on to their next conquest. The Wildcats take on Coastal Carolina University on Nov. 30 in […]