Sunday, January 24, 2021

Red Sox hire Black woman as minor league coach

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Bianca Smith has made baseball history. Smith, who most recently served as an assistant baseball coach and hitting coordinator at...

Heisman Trophy : DeVonta Smith wins over UF’s Kyle Trask

BY MATT BAKER TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS Florida quarterback Kyle Trask’s bid at Gators history fell short Tuesday night when Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith won the Heisman...

Orlando Pride star tests positive for COVID-19

BY JULIE POE ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — Orlando Pride star Alex Morgan tested positive for COVID-19 after traveling home to California for the Christmas holiday. The star...

Men’s softball league to play at Strickland Park

Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division is forming teams for its men’s adult softball league. Teams will play Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning Jan....

NFL executives: More diversity needed

League still low on minority coaches, senior operations jobs BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Ron Rivera of the Washington Football Team was the only minority head...

Negro Leagues to get ‘long overdue recognition’ as major league

BY JACK HARRIS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS One hundred years later, the Negro Leagues are finally, officially, a major league too. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced...

Daytona 500 to have limited fan capacity for 2021 series opener

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The 63rd annual Daytona 500 will play host to a limited number of fans. The reduced venue capacity for the...

Registration underway for Echols golf tournament

L.O.V.E. Golftech, Inc. will host its Vernon Echols Memorial Classic. Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The golf tournament will be held at the LPGA International Golf...

Reliving the 9: B-CU alumni airing winning streak against rival FAMU

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES There may not be any HBCU football this fall, but the Bethune-Cookman University Volusia County Alumni Chapter – also known as...

NASCAR releases schedule; Daytona 500 set for Feb. 14

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The date for the 63rd  annual Daytona 500 is set for Feb. 14, 2021. It will mark the 40th straight...