Williams makes ‘con-Vince-ing’ case to Memphis

Vince Williams is on a roll. Already he has one of his long sneakers in the NBA door. Now he hopes to continue his luck in Las Vegas. There’s no time for the former VCU standout to let his foot ...

Pro basketball is all in the family for many NBA draftees

After being selected with the fifth overall pick by the Detroit Pistons in the NBA draft June 23, Jaden Ivey celebrated with his family and quickly went to the stage to shake Commissioner Adam Silver’s hand. As he proceeded to ...

Britton Wilson finishes second at USATF Championships

It took a world-record performance to prevent Britton Wilson from being the U.S. 400-meter hurdles champion.

Caleb Swanigan dies at age 25

Caleb Swanigan’s basketball star shined bright but not nearly long enough.

Curry rightly earns MVP crown after averaging 31.2 points in Finals

Legends such as Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar all visited the NBA mountaintop. Now it’s Steph Curry’s turn to enjoy the view from the best seat on the summit.

RPS honors former coach and mentor by naming middle school gym for him

Allen “Cutt” Cole mentored hundreds of students as a teacher and track, flag football and basketball coach at Thomas H. Henderson Middle School in North Side.

RUN RICHMOND coming to the city

RUN RICHMOND 16.19, a symbolic 16.19 mile-run com- memorating 400 years of unity, diversity and the sacrifices and achievements of African-Americans is coming to Richmond on Sept. 17.

Warriors coach nixes Hornets

Kenny Atkinson has changed his mind.

Beal says little about free agency but wrist making progress

In a couple weeks, Bradley Beal’s future might look a lot clearer.

Fastballs and homers command Braden Montgomery’s rise

Fans awaiting the next African-American baseball sensation may find their man wearing jersey No. 6 for the Stanford University Cardinal.

Jamestown Jackal’s Myles Copeland helps save referee’s life

Basketball player Myles Copeland will forever be a hero, even if he never makes another shot.

Florida’s Edward Waters U. wins NCAA baseball bracket

Edward Waters University has won the big prize in HBCU baseball.

VUU’s fall football standing strong

The Virginia Union University football season is off to a good start despite the first game being more than two months away.

Professional sports messaging to end gun violence, by Donald J. Adams

America’s struggle with gun violence is not going un-noticed by many professional sports teams.

VUU, Hampton and NSU on tap for Chris Paul events

Virginia schools will be on full display at the second annual Chris Paul HBCU basketball events this coming season. =