Dave Roberts guides Dodgers to first World Series in 29 years

In 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers turned to a former UCLA athlete, Jackie Robinson, who became the first African-American to play in modern Major League Baseball.

VUU to play Elizabeth City State for homecoming at Hovey Field

Through eight football games, Virginia Union University has been explosive on offense, porous on defense and its own worst enemy on penalties.

VSU looking toward postseason with string of wins

Virginia State University continues to dominate CIAA football about every way possible — on the field, in the standings and also statistically.

Frank Mason makes debut with Sacramento Kings

After being left on the launching pad two games, Frank Mason’s NBA career has officially taken off. After consecutive “DNPs” (Did Not Play) in the box scores, the former Petersburg High School and University of Kansas guard made his debut ...

Stars continue to align for VUU

Virginia Union University is headed to Bowie State with a four-game winning streak, the wind at its back and yet another overnight sensation in its evolving rotation.

VSU’s yearlong wins unbroken

Virginia State University may have forgotten what losing even tastes like. It’s been more than a calendar year since it was on the wrong side of a football score.

Caleb Grimes stands out for Benedictine

Caleb Grimes is planning a career in the Navy. In the meantime, he’s giving his opponents on the football field a bad case of the blues.

Players make World Series a world event

Most of today’s baseball stars hail from the wealthier, majority-white suburbs, but that’s not the case from a global perspective.

VUU’s ground game remains dominant despite losses

Virginia Union University seems to have explosive running backs lined up like jets on the runway awaiting takeoff. Arron Baker is the latest to get the “go” sign from Panthers’ Coach Mark James. “Arron definitely came out of his shell. ...

‘Un Bowl’ game is on with VSU vs. Bowie

Bowie State features the CIAA’s premier passer, Amir Hall. Virginia State showcases the conference’s most dynamic runner, Trenton Cannon.

Basketball’s Connie Hawkins was ahead of his time

Connie Hawkins took a long and winding road to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame — but somehow he made it. The extraordinarily talented Mr. Hawkins died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at his home in Phoenix following a long illness ...

VSU Trojans to celebrate homecoming ‘Flash Back’

A gospel extravaganza, a hip-hop concert, a jazz event and appearances by singer TSoul, and comedian Mike Epps are among the highlights of Virginia State University’s 2017 homecoming celebration that kicks off this weekend on the Ettrick campus.

VUU’s Jewiston Dawkins sprints into the spotlight

Another game, another star is born. Jewiston Dawkins is the latest member of the Virginia Union University football team to sprint into the spotlight. While quiet during VUU’s first four games, the native Floridian cranked it up in the Panthers’ ...

VSU looking for another victory Saturday against Elizabeth City State

Virginia State University’s high-stepping marching band is known as the Trojan Explosion. But fans don’t have to wait until halftime to enjoy the fireworks.

CIAA makes changes for 2018 basketball tourney

Some changes are in order for the 2018 CIAA Basketball Tournament slated for Feb. 27 through March 3 in Charlotte, N.C.