Friday, April 23, 2021

How a broken painting captured Jackie Robinson’s unbreakable spirit

BY JACK HARRIS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bob Kendrick beamed with pride as he looked at the broken painting. In black and gray strokes...

Florida House could open door to pre-game prayers

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer...

Applause for Lee Elder echoed again throughout Augusta National

BY CHRIS VIVLAMORE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS AUGUSTA, Ga. — Lee Elder had a clear path to the first tee at Augusta National. Arriving again, 46 years after he...

B-CU’s basketball coach accepts job at George Mason University

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has announced the departure of Vanessa Blair-Lewis, head women’s basketball coach. She is leaving to accept the head...

B-CU’s basketball coach accepts job at George Mason University

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has announced the departure of Vanessa Blair-Lewis, head women’s basketball coach. She is leaving to accept the head...
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B-CU’s head basketball coach accepts job in Tennessee

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) announced on March 30 the departure of Ryan Ridder, head basketball coach. He has accepted the position...

Will new voter law impact MLB All-Star game?

Players ready to discuss moving event from Atlanta. BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE The Atlanta Braves have plans to operate its 41,000-seat Truist Park at 100...

NFL owners approve 17- game regular season for 2021

BY PAT LEONARD NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS It’s official: The NFL has expanded its regular season to 17 games. The league’s owners approved the one-game increase on...

Ocean Center hosting basketball tournament

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES After sitting out 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) is back in action for 2021....

Daytona sports field will be named after late civil rights activist

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A new sports field that will mostly serve local youth will be named after Norma J. Poole Bland, a longtime community...