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DAYTONA BEACH -- Could Sunday's running of the Daytona 500 be a repeat of the rain-shortened 2009 race? Things could get slick with the National Weather Service in Melbourne calling for a 40 percent chance of rain, though that precipitation could arrive by late afternoon.

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BCU baseball spolits doubleheader with N Carolina Central on the road / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Bethune-Cookman University split a doubleheader Saturday against home standingNorth Carolina Central, in baseball, winning the first game 4-2 behind pitcher Keith Zuniga. But in the second game, B-CU wasn't as fortunate, losing 8-4 , including a 5th-inning grand slam. The teams play again on Sunday.
 
 
By Bryan J. Harvey
Asst. AD for Comm. B-CU
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DURHAM, N.C. – Bethune-Cookman and North Carolina Central split a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday at Durham Athletic Park, as the Southern Division leading Wildcats kept their one-game lead intact.

Bethune-Cookman took the opener, 4-2 behind a brilliant pitching performance from Keith Zuniga. But in the nightcap, it was NCCU using a grand slam as part of a five-run fifth inning to take the contest, 8-4.

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DAYTONA BEACH -- The development of the new car for the NASCAR Nationwide Series took another important step on Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway.

More than 20 drivers kicked off a two-day NASCAR Nationwide Series test with the new car that will make its competition debut in the Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered By Coca-Cola on Friday night, July 2, part of the Coke Zero 400 Weekend Powered By Coca-Cola.

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DAYTONA BEACH -- There's one race track that every stock car driver dreams about celebrating a victory -- Daytona International Speedway.

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DAYTONA BEACH -- Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto put on a dominating performance leading all 20 laps on way to his first career Daytona Supercross victory on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.

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DAYTONA BEACH – In honor of the anniversary of African-American racing trailblazer Wendell Scott making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start, vehicles competing this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway will have a commemorative decal baring the image of Scott.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Marking the Wood Brothers' 60th year in NASCAR competition, Glen Wood, one of the founders of Wood Brothers Racing, will wave the green flag for the 52nd running of 'The Great American Race" - the Daytona 500.Joining Glen Wood in the flagstand for the start of the Daytona 500 will be his brother Leonard as well as Glen's sons Len and Eddie Wood, who currently lead Wood Brothers Racing efforts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series today.

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Courtesy photo. Richard Petty will drive the pace car for the Daytona 500.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Seven-time Daytona 500 winner Richard Petty is scheduled to lead the 43-car field to the green flag on Sunday as pace car driver for "The Great American Race."

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DAYTONA BEACH --Tim Tebow, the quarterback for the past four seasons with the University of Florida, and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will serve as Grand Marshals for the Gatorade Duel At Daytona on Thursday.

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