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Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) suffered a heartbreaking 20-14 loss to Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) in front of a homecoming crowd of 10,187 at Daytona Beach’s Municipal Stadium on Oct. 9.

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The oldest and biggest local prep football rivalry is Friday night as the Seabreeze Sandcrabs (2-3) hosts the Mainland Buccaneers (1-3) at Municipal Stadium.

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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs edged the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 30-27 in a hard-fought battle in front of a crowd of 4,173 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday night.

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The Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Wildcats hosts defending Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion Alabama A&M University Bulldogs at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday.

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The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats fell short in their season opener on Saturday against the Miners of the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). The score was 38-28. The game was played in El Paso in front of 14,554 fans. The Wildcats next face the University of Central Florida (UCF) at 6…

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The Tony Bobbitt Tip-Off Classic basket- ball tournament brought plenty of excitement, trash talking, entertainment and fun to the Midtown Cultural & Educational Center in Daytona Beach from Aug. 13-15.

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Bobby Bowden, the folksy Hall of Fame coach who built Florida State into an unprecedented college football dynasty, has died. He was 91.

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Once again, the Bruce McNorton Football Clinic (BMFC) was a success for local kids, parents, football coaches, former NFL players, Daytona Beach and its surrounding communities.

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Members of the B.A.L.D.Y. Athletics AAU boys basketball team recently washed cars at the Hideout Lounge, 1120 Derbyshire Road, Holly Hills. Coach Terry “Baldy’’ Johnson and the team members were washing cars to help their youth travel basketball team. B.A.L.D.Y. Athletics is a youth sports a…

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From burpees to box jumps to wall balls, the Ocean Center will be full of activity as athletes from 37 states and five countries compete at the 2021 Bacon Beatdown.

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The NBA Monday fined Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey $75,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule.

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TALLAHASSEE – Speaking at a private school in Jacksonville on the first day of Pride Month, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging education bill that includes a ban on transgender females participating on girls’ and women’s high-school and college sports teams.

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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 of charcoal and pastel, four men are depicted. They sit around a dinner table. Their hands are clasped together. Their heads are bowed as they…

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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 remarks, including prayers, over public-address systems before athletic championship games. The House on Tuesday took up the bill (HB 1027)…

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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 became the first Black player to compete at the Masters, the 86-year-old Elder took part in the ceremonial tee shot to start t…

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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 women’s basketball coach position at George Mason University. Blair-Lewis, hired in 2008, posted an overall 196-168 rec…

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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 women’s basketball coach position at George Mason University. Blair-Lewis, hired in 2008, posted an overall 196-168 rec…

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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 at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Ridder, hired in 2017, posted an over all 48-45 record in three seasons as head coa…

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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 percent capacity by June.  The team estimates that more than 100,000 people will attend events as part of Major League Baseball’s Al…

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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 the first day of their virtual meetings on Tuesday, March 30, reducing the pre-season from four games to three, as well. The 17th g…

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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. The Division 1 men’s college basketball tournament is customarily played on home courts, but is breaking from tradition this year, hosting t…

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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 activist who died last year. The city of Daytona Beach has named the new football and soccer field on the southwest corner of Derbyshire Park –…

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FOX Sports and Good Sports donate fitness equipment to Boys & Girls Club at the Dickerson Center. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES During the pandemic, it has been challenging to keep local youth playing, participating in sports and physically active. However, the local Boys & Girls C…

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BY FRED GOODALL ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA— Tom Brady’s coming back. So is Bruce Arians. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are already thinking about what it’ll take to repeat as Super Bowl champions. The challenge begins with trying to keep some key components together for next season. Brady threw three…

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Locals reflect on the legendary Temple coach’s impact while a student at Bethune-Cookman. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local residents are mourning the loss of renowned college coach John Chaney, who died on Jan. 29 at the age of 89. Chaney began his basketball career as a player at Bethu…

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BY MARK LONG ASSOCIATED PRESS Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will feel right at home in the Super Bowl. The Buccaneers made history at Green Bay on Sunday as they defeated the Packers 31-26 in the NFC championship game. Tampa Bay (14-5) is the first team to play a Super Bowl in its […]

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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 Wisconsin’s Carroll University, was named a coach in the Boston Red Sox minor league system. Smith, 29, becomes the first Black wo…

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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 Trophy as college football’s most outstanding player. Trask was one of the four finalists. Trask broke program records in pass…

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