Friday, May 29, 2020

B-CU’s basketball team signs five new players

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University Men’s Head Basketball Coach Ryan Ridder officially announced on Tuesday the signing of five players to National Letters...

Local product Evans drafted by Tennessee Titans

New Smyrna Beach standout reflects on draft, college degree BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Former New Smyrna Beach High star Darrynton Evans was taken in the third...

Olympics history: Have the games been postponed before?

BY CHUCK SCHILKEN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The International Olympic Committee took the extraordinary step Tuesday of postponing the 2020 Tokyo Games, which were scheduled to start...

Cuban predicts NBA will return by mid-May

BY CALLIE CAPLAN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS/TNS Feeling stir-crazy without sports as daily life has nearly shut down in response to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic? Mark...

NCAA: Structure and routine key to helping athletes cope with uncertainty

BY MATT MURSCHEL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Like millions of Americans across the country, college athletes are adapting to drastic changes due to the coronavirus outbreak. The NCAA canceled...

Coronavirus puts a hold on games, Kentucky Derby

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The sports world has halted with the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The National Basketball Association (NBA) suspended the season on March...

Coronavirus concerns impacting sports too

COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The coronavirus is taking its toll on the sport world too. The NBA is suspending the rest of its season because...

NCAA Tournament will be played without fans over coronavirus concerns

BY RYAN KARTJE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – The NCAA Tournament will be played in empty arenas. As member universities across the nation considered how to...

Lady Wildcats win MEAC crown

The Bethune-Cookman University Lady Wildcats (22-5, 14-1) have won 14 games straight after handling North Carolina Central 70-55 on Monday. Amaya Scott (14 points, 10...

Youth sports programs still need players, coaches

The City of Daytona Beach Cultural & Leisure Services still needs players and volunteer coaches for youth sports programs. Youth soccer is for youth ages...