VUU Panthers gearing up for a successful season

Football Coach Alvin Parker’s maiden season at Virginia Union University was a rousing success. The Panthers went 8-2, outscored the opposition 452-189, and narrowly missed the NCAA Division II playoffs.

VUU coaches earn honors

Virginia Union University women’s basketball Coach AnnMarie Gilbert has been named HBCU Coach of the Year by HBCU Digest.

Norfolk State University football games to be broadcast

Norfolk State University football fans won’t have to leave the comfort of home to follow the Spartans this season.

Richmond Flying Squirrels lead EL in stolen bases

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are having a rough season in the standings but a banner year on the base paths.

Washington Nationals fuel ahead with diverse roster

Any Washington Nationals victory sets off celebration throughout North and South America, the Caribbean and far off as Oceania.

Serena getting ready for U.S. Open

Tennis champion Serena Williams is getting ready for the U.S. Open, which gets underway Aug. 26 at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

Hampton University turns to eSports for creating entrepreneurs

Students at Hampton University soon will be playing video games as part of their studies. The university is building an eSports lab, thanks to a $340,658 technology grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Simone Biles wins record-tying sixth national gymnastics title

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world’s unrivaled No. 1 gymnast with an amazing winning performance Sunday at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Mo.

Tournament baseball field in the city?

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s recent Inner City Classic held in Metro Richmond was a smashing success. It had tremendous talent, exciting games and tip-top organization. But here’s the problem: The showcase tournament wasn’t held anywhere near the hustle and ...

Ronald Acuna hopes to bat his way into Hall of Fame

Hank Aaron debuted with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 and embarked on arguably one of the most illustrious careers in baseball lore. Ronald Acuna Jr., who broke in with the Atlanta Braves last season, shows signs of following a similarly ...

Hampton University gets new quarterback

Hampton University’s football prospects have just become brighter. Quarterback Deondre Francois is the latest addition to the Pirates’ Big South Conference roster.

Washington NFL training camp ends

Seven down and one to go. The Washington NFL team concluded its preseason workouts last Sunday at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond.

Former HBCU athlete hoping to remain on roster

Athletes from historically black colleges and universities are getting harder and harder to find on NFL rosters. The Washington NFL team has just one player from an HBCU, and he’s not sure he’ll make it to opening day.

Huguenot wins RPS Alumni Basketball Showdown

There’s still plenty of twinkle left in Huguenot High School’s former basketball stars. The Falcons rule the roost today as champion of the inaugural Richmond Public Schools Alumni Basketball Showdown.

Henrico Stars win MJBL Inner City Classic's U-14 division championship

The U-14 Henrico Stars are the undefeated and undisputed champions of the annual Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s Inner City Classic.