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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 […]

B-CU signs 28 new players for football team

B-CU signs 28 new players for football team

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University’s football program announced the signing of 28 student-athletes on Wednesday, National Signing Day. The Signing Day headquarters was at B-CU’s Michael & Libby Johnson Center for Civic Engagement. Coach Terry Sims, who was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year last year during his first […]

B-CU’s Williams captures third straight MEAC honor

B-CU’s Williams captures third straight MEAC honor

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES For the third-straight week, Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball redshirt junior Kailyn Williams was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The MEAC weekly defensive honor marked the fifth this season for the 6-4 Wildcat center. Williams, who is from New Orleans, averaged 10.5 rebounds, 6.0 […]

Panthers linebacker to play with broken arm

Panthers linebacker to play with broken arm

Davis won’t be first to play through injury for Super Bowl glory BY KAREN GARLOCH CHARLOTTE OBSERVER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Should Carolina Panthers’ linebacker Thomas Davis play in the Super Bowl with a broken arm? That’s the question many have asked since Davis vowed he’ll play in the California game Sunday, only two weeks after […]

No monkey shirts for Sacramento Kings fans

No monkey shirts for Sacramento Kings fans

EURWEB The Sacramento Kings nixed a T-shirt giveaway Monday night after some in the organization, including star DeMarcus Cousins, found the shirts to be racially insensitive. The team was trying to honor the Chinese Year of the Monkey by placing black shirts featuring a purple monkey on seats at Monday night’s game against the Milwaukee […]

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s former quarterback Quentin Williams has signed to play with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Williams also competed on Jan. 17 in the inaugural Tropic Bowl in North Miami Beach. The Tampa native was named most valuable player for the National Team after producing stellar numbers […]

Standout B-CU player enshrined into coaches hall of fame

Standout B-CU player enshrined into coaches hall of fame

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES If offensive lineman never get the glory, heaven help the offensive lineman who also runs track. Calvin Jackson will be best remembered as one of the top linemen in Bethune-Cookman football history – remember, Larry Little also played defense during his playing days before the NFL – as Jackson opened holes […]