DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes is ranked 25th best among the top 500 greatest wrestlers of the past 65 years.
The HeadlineSurfer.com column Wrestling ReWind presents its latest top 500 poll in honor of Rhodes, who died Thursday in Orlando, reportedly after a fall. He was 69.
The 25th ranking among the top 500 wrestlers truly demonstrates Rhodes' standing among the pro wrestling greats.
Rhodes, with his roly-poly girth, was not a hulking figure like the immortal Hulk Hogan, No. 1 of the top 500 wrestlers in the Wrestling ReWind rankings. But Rhodes played to his strengths with that girth as the "blue collar son of a plumber."
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona International Speedway has reached a sanction agreement with the American SportBike Racing Association to hold the 74th annual Daytona 200 motorcycle race in 2015 during Bike Week, track President Joie Chitwood announced today.
ORLANDO -- The world's No. 1 ranked golfer won't defend his championship when play begins Thursday in Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. That's because Tiger Woods withdrew Tuesday citing continued back spasms.
ORLANDO -- The Orlando Magic have little hope of winning more than a third of the games on their 82-game schedule, if the opening night game loss on the road Tuesday night against the Indiana Pacers, 97-87, is any indication.
Jennifer Hide claims runner-up finish in season-opener
PHOENIX, Md. – Bethune-Cookman junior women’s golfer Jennifer Hide shot a 4-over 148 in collecting a runner-up finish for the Daytona campus at the Tignanelli Towson Invitational on Monday, hosted by Towson University at the Towson Golf & Country Club in Phoenix, Md.
As a team, Bethune-Cookman finished third in the field with scores of 314 and 311 for the tournament. The total for Bethune-Cookman equaled +49, 625 throughout the par-72 course (6,139 yards).
B-CU Director of Golf Loritz “Scooter” Clark was happy with the results from the season-opening tournament, especially considering B-CU was the only team fielding just four individuals into the scoring.
Photo by David S. Williams for Headline Surfer / Stetson's Kevin Fagan, shown at far left, and teammate Patrick Mazeika, were both named to the 2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team.
DELAND -- The Stetson Hatters used a four-run rally in the eighth inning on Saturday at Melching Field to rally for a 6-4 victory over Mercer, snapping a five-game losing skid with their first conference win of the year.
DELAND – A huge start, a clutch finish, and several solid innings inbetween proved to be a winning formula for the Stetson softball team Saturday as the Hatters defeated Florida A&M 11-0 and Bethune-Cookman 7-3 to sweep the Hatter Classic at Patricia Wilson Field.
This video clip showcases the Undertaker's epic Wrestlemania 28 beat down of Triple H.
DAYTONA BEACH -- The Undertaker's epic win over Triple H at Wrestlemania to keep his winning streak intact for two full decades comes in at No. 10 in our countdown the top wrestling stories of the year from our vantage point here in Central Florida.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Jim Tager talks with Headline Surfer about the Cudas football team's undefeated regular season and the heart the players showed in their opening round loss in the playoffs to Winter Haven, as well as the controversy that surrounded the previous game with Spruce Creek and its marching band, in the 24/7 Internet newspaper's online newsmaker show, "The Sunday Conversation.