Warriors hope to go the distance after Game 5 squeaker

Inside their blue and gold jerseys still beats the heart of a champion. The Golden State Warriors are hobbling and clinging to survival, but they’re still kicking — or more accurately — and swishing 3-pointers in a valiant bid for ...

4 John Marshall basketball players sign with college teams

Years ago, the basketball coaches and players at Richmond’s John Marshall High School sowed the seeds of success, which have been watered with the perspiration of hard work. Now the players are harvesting the rewards.

MJBL Inner City Classic set for July 30-Aug. 4

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League Inner City Classic is returning to the Richmond area. Games featuring youngsters in age groups from 19 and under are set for July 30 through Aug. 4 at a variety of diamonds in Richmond and ...

Benedictine’s Jamari Baylor drafted in MLB third round by Philadelphia Phillies

Jamari Baylor is about to become a wealthy teenager. The former Benedictine College Preparatory school shortstop soon will sign a professional baseball contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Vanderbilt’s Kumar Rocker throws no-hitter to land in NCAA record book

Kumar Rocker is the talk of college baseball as the NCAA World Series is set to begin in Omaha, Neb. The Vanderbilt University freshman threw a no-hitter with 19 strikeouts in the Commodores’ 3-0 win over Duke University on June ...

Mariah Stackhouse narrowly misses LPGA win

Mariah Stackhouse’s bid to become first African-American to win an LPGA event came up a few shots short. The 25-year-old, former Stanford University standout flirted with the lead and finished in a tie for fifth at the ShopRite Classic in ...

Golden State Warriors’ ‘strength in numbers’ more than a slogan

The Golden State Warriors’ motto during their historic glory run has been “Strength in Numbers.”

At 45, the Kingsmen softball team still on top

In its 45th year of operation, Kingsmen softball is still knocking it out of the park.

VUU football team ranked 25th nationally in preseason poll

Virginia Union University’s football team is ranked 25th in the nation in Lindy’s Sports Magazine’s preseason poll for NCAA Division II.

neak peek at next year’s high school basketball season

High school basketball fans have an opportunity to preview the 2019-20 season.

The Heyward brothers are making their mark in baseball

Chicago’s Wrigley Field and The Diamond in Richmond have something in common this season.

Kawhi Leonard and Steph Curry are ready for the spotlight in the NBA Finals

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, Toronto aims to keep NBA star Kawhi Leonard well fed and happy in Canada.

NBA Awards finalists announced

The envelope please ... Finalists for the 2019 NBA Awards, the NBA’s version of the Oscars, have been announced. Winners will be named June 24 from Santa Monica, Calif.

HU’s Jaelen Williams headed to NCAA Track and Field Championships

Hampton University’s Jaelen Williams is heading to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas, following a stellar performance in the 400-meter hurdles.

Former Super Bowl champ is new NSU assistant coach

Norfolk State University has an added an assistant football coach with a Super Bowl victory on his résumé.