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‘Tip Your Cap’ in honor of 100th anniversary of baseball’s Negro Leagues

A monthlong “Tip Your Cap” campaign hon- oring the formation 100 years ago of baseball’s Negro Leagues got underway June 29.

Price and Betts boost L.A. Dodgers’ World Series dreams

Since the Los Angeles Dodgers’ last World Series championship in 1988, 17 different franchises have won baseball’s top prize. To help snap the drought in Tinseltown, the Dodgers have beefed up its roster with a pair of likely future Hall ...

African-American baseball standouts snapped up in MLB draft

Who will be the Major League Baseball’s nextAfrican- American All-Star?

Claudell Washington, former MLB All-Star, succumbs at 65

Claudell Washington, who was among the youngest players to become an All-Star in Major League Baseball history, has died.

NBA’s Vince Carter ends record 22-season pro career

Vince Carter, among the most dynamic and durable players in NBA history, has announced his retirement.

FBI finds no hate crime in old noose in Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR garage

NASCAR went to Talladega Superspeedway last weekend on heightened alert after Bubba Wallace, its only Black driver, took on an active role in a push for racial equality.

Local high school-to-college talent picked for fantasy ‘Home Sweet Home’ hoops team

With a lull in the sports world, it’s time to announce Richmond’s all-time “Home Sweet Home” basketball team.

Few African-American golfers on PGA tour

When Tiger Woods burst onto the PGA scene in 1997, many expected a deluge of African-American golfers to follow.

Actor Jamie Foxx to play heavyweight champ Mike Tyson in biopic

Jamie Foxx is in the gym muscling up for what he hopes will be a knockout performance.

Tierra Terry selected as new coach of VUU Lady Panthers

Tierra Terry has been selected as Virginia Union University’s new women’s basketball coach.

Jayla Henderson and Kevin Gayles top city scholar-athletes for Class of 2020

Jayla Henderson, captain of the Thomas Jefferson High School girls’ basketball and volleyball teams, and Kevin Gayles, Huguenot High School’s football team captain, were honored as the Richmond Public Schools 2020 Scholar-Athletes for their athletic, academic and extracurricular achievements.

7-foot senior at The Steward School sees his basketball prospects growing

Efton Reid has grown out of all his old clothes while growing into being one of the nation’s top college basketball prospects.

Washington NFL team to skip training in Richmond

Following a decision from the National Football League, the Washington pro football team will not be traveling to Richmond to train in late July and early August.

Hampton University cuts golf teams

Hampton University is discontinuing its men’s and women’s golf teams because of the financial impact of the coronavirus.

804 Coaches for Change holds initial rally at Ashe statue

An energetic group called 804 Coaches for Change has its foot on the gas pedal with no thoughts of slowing down anytime soon.

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