VUU upsets Hampton at Armstrong Stadium

Virginia Union University has scaled one mountain. Now the Panthers are looking to climb another.

VSU Trojans their own biggest opponent in 44-21 loss to NSU

Turnovers taste great fresh off the griddle, but can cause indigestion on the gridiron. Virginia State University is 0-1 largely because of its inability to hang on to the football.

Thomas Jefferson starts football season with new field, new quarterback and new classification

Jaylen Tyler scored three touchdowns in Thomas Jefferson High School’s opening 48-6 win at Colonial Heights High School. Shamar Graham tallied three touchdowns in the home-opening 56-6 rout of Armstrong High School on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

Richmond Flying Squirrels end season, honor Joe Taylor

The Richmond Flying Squirrels have wrapped up their season. And while Richmond wasn’t the best team in the Eastern League, the Flying Squirrels were best at drawing fans.

Yankees then and now: Team could field lineup of color in World Series

The New York Yankees are a diverse bunch fueled by numerous African-American and Latino players.

Serena Williams loses at U.S. Open

Maybe someday in the distant future, Serena Williams will look back and be proud of herself for making it to the final at four of the first seven Grand Slam tournaments she played in after having a baby. But not ...

After 25-year hiatus, VUU Panthers to meet HU Pirates on the gridiron this Saturday

Virginia Union University and Hampton University are about to dust off one of the HBCU’s oldest gridiron rivalries.

VSU Coach Reggie Barlow looking to recapture past magic in Saturday’s game against NSU

Coach Reggie Barlow’s first two seasons at Virginia State University resembled a smooth ride with a finely tuned engine. Last season was more like smoke steaming from the hood.

Richmond native helping to diversify NASCAR pit crew

Raynard Revels II, a former linebacker, is now tackling a new assignment. The native Richmonder has been chosen for NASCAR and Rev Racing’s Drive for Diversity Pit-Crew Program in Charlotte, N.C.

Steph Curry scores golf team for Howard University

What started as an innocuous conversation during a public event has evolved into a golf partnership between NBA star Stephen Curry and Howard University.

Souza brings 'futbol' skills to VUU football

Jefferson Souza has transitioned nicely from kicking a round ball to kicking one that’s oblong.

Much of NSU Spartans' talent comes from Richmond area

Football recruiters have worn a path between Norfolk State University and Richmond area high schools.

Hampton opens Saturday against Elizabeth City State

It’s official. Deondre Francois is Hampton University’s starting quarterback.

Curacao team puts Caribbean island on the map despire loss

Baseball is helping put Curaçao on the map.

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.