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Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Coming off the USA Rugby Women’s Collegiate Fall Championship and the US Club Soccer’s showcase last month, the City of Palm Coast is predicting a sunny outlook for sports tournaments and sports-related tourism in 2015. The city has developed top-notch athletic fields and places a strong focus on attracting sports tournaments […]

Sims takes over as B-CU’s head coach

Sims takes over as B-CU’s head coach

Assistant coach replaces Jenkins who accepted position at Alabama State FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman introduced Terry Sims as its new head football coach on Monday at a press conference on campus at the Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. Sims had spent the past five years as an assistant football coach, primarily responsible […]

Embry-Riddle treats kid to evening of basketball

Embry-Riddle treats kid to evening of basketball

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES About 426 students from Food Brings Hope’s KidsZone and TeenZone after-school programs received the star treatment on Dec. 12. They were treated to pizza, desserts and music before watching Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) men’s basketball team defeat Alice Lloyd College 97 to 70. “What an exciting way to spend an evening,” […]

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After some schedule adjustments to maximize opportunities for the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s champion Wildcats, Bethune-Cookman Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Donald Cooper announced the 2014-15 indoor and outdoor schedules last week. “First of all, we definitely wanted a competitive schedule for our elite-level athletes,” Cooper […]

Bryant passes Jordan as NBA’s third leading scorer

Bryant passes Jordan as NBA’s third leading scorer

BY MIKE BRESNAHAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) MINNEAPOLIS — For all the hardware he’d accumulated in his life — championship rings, MVP trophies, All-Star awards — one peculiar item heralded the imminent appearance of the NBA’s third-leading scorer at a postgame news conference. A green plastic bucket filled with ice. It was carried into a […]

Friends throw surprise party for Ray and Janay Rice

Friends throw surprise party for Ray and Janay Rice

FROM WIRE REPORTS Friends of Ray and Janay Rice threw them a surprise party Monday night to celebrate being in Baltimore for seven years. He may not be on the city’s NFL team anymore, but it didn’t stop the drinks from flowing. TMZ reported: “Janay posted a few pics from the party at their home […]

Mariota makes history as first Oregon player to win Heisman

Mariota makes history as first Oregon player to win Heisman

BY CHRIS DUFRESNE LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Marcus Mariota lights up a field more than he does a room. The soft-spoken Oregon quarterback is humble, respectful and next to unquotable after games. Maybe, though, given the winners of the last few years, boring is just what the Heisman Trophy ceremony needed. It was a foregone […]

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman fourth-year Head Baseball Coach Jason Beverlin announced the signing of his 2014-15 early class to National Letters of Intent on Tuesday, welcoming a class of 11 to Daytona Beach for the 2015-16 school year. “The last couple of years, we’ve had a lot of graduating position players, so we definitely had some […]

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – The Bethune-Cookman football team finished in second place in the final BoxToRow Media Poll, announced Monday afternoon from the BoxToRow home office in Raleigh, N.C. For the Wildcats, the second place finish marks the third consecutive year the team has finished in the top three of the final HBCU […]

Bryant opens up about comparison with Jordan

Bryant opens up about comparison with Jordan

EURWEB.COM Kobe Bryant will always be compared to Michael Jordan. They are two of the greatest basketball players and NBA scorers ever. Nevertheless, Bryant doesn’t care about surpassing Jordan on the NBA scoring list, which he is just 62 points away from taking the title as of Dec. 9. He opened up about starting his career […]