Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Sports trying to make a comeback in the midst of a pandemic

COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Even as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise worldwide, the sports world is trying to return in some...

Series based on Kaepernick’s high school years coming to Netflix

BY SONAIYA KELLEY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS A scripted drama about Colin Kaepernick’s formative years is in the works, Netflix announced Monday. “Colin in Black & White,” a...

B-CU changing athletic conference

FROM MEAC TO SWAC

B-CU follows FAMU; leaving MEAC for SWAC

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES After a week of speculation, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU is moving to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). On Thursday, the university announced that...

FAMU switches athletic conference; joins SWAC

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES TALLAHASSEE – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees has approved the university’s move to join the Southwestern Athletic...

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...