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Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys Florida Fest return to Ocean Center

Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys Florida Fest return to Ocean Center

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys’ Florida Fest are spiking their way into the Volusia County Ocean Center Jan. 30 through Feb. 1. The events are among the few volleyball tournaments held in the United States that feature both junior boys’ and girls’ teams. This will be the sixth […]

NFL launches YouTube channel

NFL launches YouTube channel

BY PARESH DAVE LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) The National Football League and YouTube launched a new video channel Monday that will bring just about everything except live games to tablets, smartphones and computers. The channel will feature “game previews, in-game highlights, post-game recaps as well as clips featuring news, analysis, fantasy football advice” and other […]

Tony Stewart says dirt tracks are out

Tony Stewart says dirt tracks are out

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) In news that took no one by surprise, Tony Stewart indicated on Tuesday that he won’t be competing on dirt tracks any time soon. “I’m not going to be in a sprint car for a while,” Stewart said. Stewart came out for one of his first meet-and-greets of the […]

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the honorees on Monday afternoon, tabbing Kailyn Williams as MEAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. A redshirt sophomore center, Williams (6-5, New Orleans), […]

B-CU’s young track stars  shine at North Carolina meet

B-CU’s young track stars shine at North Carolina meet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jan. 10 was a big day for Bethune-Cookman’s track and field underclass women at the Joe Hilton Open on the campus of the University of North Carolina, securing three of B-CU’s eight first-place finishes as the Wildcats logged eight (five women, three men) additional Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championships qualifying marks […]

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Football will hold its end of the season banquet Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village Hotel. The event will honor the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion Wildcats. The night starts with a reception at 6:30 p.m., held on the second floor of the Hilton just […]

Racing legends parade, fun run set for Feb. 14

Racing legends parade, fun run set for Feb. 14

In addition to the roar at the race track, race fans can marvel at some of the legends of racing during the fourth annual Historic Racing Legends Beach/Road Course Parade at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 in Ponce Inlet. Spectators should park at the Toronita parking lot on S. Atlantic Avenue. Votran will provide free shuttle […]

Former tire changer sues Michael Waltrip Racing

Former tire changer sues Michael Waltrip Racing

BY JOE MARUSAK CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (TNS) A former top tire changer for Michael Waltrip Racing sued the Cornelius, N.C.-based motorsports team on Tuesday, claiming he was fired a day before undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury suffered when he was struck by a car during a NASCAR race. Brandon Hopkins helped Michael Waltrip Racing to […]

Lady Wildcats snap losing streak with win over Western Carolina

Lady Wildcats snap losing streak with win over Western Carolina

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis earned her 200th victory and her Lady Wildcats (4-10) snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday at Richard V. Moore Gymnasium, stringing together a near-complete game effort to jump out early and hold off Western Carolina (7-7) for the 63-53 non-conference victory. Although the Catamounts put up […]

Stewart helps team win big over Trinity Baptist

Stewart helps team win big over Trinity Baptist

Brandon Stewart scored a career-high 32 points as Bethune-Cookman snapped a five-game losing streak with a 97-71 victory over Trinity Baptist Monday night. The senior, a walk-on from Miami, was 10-16 from the field and 8-10 from the line. He also had nine rebounds, two blocks and three steals to lead five Wildcats in double […]