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Footwear and talent carry Atlee’s Jada Foreman to victories

Atlee High School junior Jada Foreman is easily spotted at track and field meets. She’s likely the one carrying the most medals—and also the most shoes.

Injury-plagued Rams hope to be ready for A-10 Tournament

As this basketball season winds down, Virginia Commonwealth University has become more concerned with X-rays than Xs and Os.

Hampton University out in Big South quarterfinals

Hampton University’s Pirates accumulated a treasure chest of individual statistics this season, while often falling short on the scoreboard.

Wizards’ Bradley Beal leads NBA in scoring

In terms of basketball entertainment, Bradley Beal is the Wizard of Oohs and Ahhs.

Golf without Woods? A possibility

The PGA Tour without Tiger Woods was always inevitable purely because of age. His shattered right leg from his SUV flipping down a hill Tuesday morning on a sweeping road through coastal Los Angeles suburbs only brings that closer.

Flying Squirrels honor legacy, history of Richmond 34

The Richmond 34 will not be forgotten, at least not as long as the Richmond Flying Squirrels have anything to say about it.

The art of sport

As a mere whippersnapper, I took a keen interest in watching sports, writing about sports and drawing pencil pictures at the kitchen table of my favorite sports figures. Nothing has changed after all these decades.

Baseball set giveaway Feb. 27 at Play Ball Richmond 2021

Plastic baseball bat and ball sets will be given away this weekend during Play Ball Richmond 2021, a youth baseball initiative of Major League Baseball in concert with the Metropolitan Junior Baseball League, which promotes baseball and softball for inner-city ...

Anderson gives NSU spark from arc

Daryl Anderson Jr. is Norfolk State University’s spark from the arc. Most of his points come in bunches of threes.

OB Jalon Jones hands Sanders first college coaching victory

With able assistance from former area athlete Jalon Jones, Deion Sanders is 1-0 as a college head football coach at Jackson State University.

Flying Squirrels to return to action on May 4

Starved for baseball? Circle May 4 on your calendar. That’s the date the Richmond Flying Squirrels will return to action for the first time since 2019.

New Kansas City Monarchs team to debut this spring

Remember the Kansas City Monarchs, the long-ago powerhouse in Negro Leagues baseball? They’re back! Well, sort of.

Tournament cancellation dashes Randolph-Macon’s hopes for national title

Randolph-Macon College will have to settle for a conference title this season, hopeful that a national crown remains on the table for 2021-22.

50th anniversary of historic 1970-71 Rams basketball team

What’s commonplace today in college basketball — an all-Black lineup—was head spinning a half century ago.

Hampton alum becomes first Black head football coach at Marshall University

Hampton University alumnus Charles Huff has become the first Black head football coach at Marshall University.

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