Thursday, September 24, 2020

Westbrook quarantined after positive test

BY JASON ANDERSON THE SACRAMENTO BEE / TNS Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook said he has tested positive for COVID-19. Westbrook made the announcement Monday morning on...

Prep coach leaves for college; teams begin summer workouts

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES New Smyrna Beach native Sean Washington has stepped down as head coach at Pine Ridge High in Deltona. He is taking a...

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...