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Rams add big man to roster

VCU basketball Coach Ryan Odom went searching for another big man and found what he was looking for in Arizona.

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Black baseball and Birmingham remembered

When Wilie Mays broke into pro baseball in 1948 with the Birmingham Black Barons, his teammates at Rickwood Field included pitcher Bill Greason. Mays would go on to rank among the greatest and most scintillating players in the sports’ history as the slugging, base-stealing, fly shagging, power-armed centerfielder for the New York and San Francisco Giants. When Mays died last week at age 93, he was the oldest living Hall of Famer (inducted in 1979). But don’t forget Bill Greason, also known as Rev. Greason.

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Virginia is for Willie Mays

There have been many great baseball players and many who oozed with excitement. But perhaps no one man combined greatness and excitement like Willie Mays.

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Celtics are team for the ages

Along with being crowned the 2024 NBA champions, the Boston Celtics are now the all-time NBA kingpins.

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Kenyans can sprint, too

Track fans have grown accustomed to Kenyans excelling globally as long-distance runners, primarily 800 meters and up. Ferdinand Omanyala, 28, threatens to break that stereotype at the upcoming Paris Summer Games.

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CIAA shakes up football’s closing act, moves title game to Durham

Some changes are coming to CIAA football.

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VUU ranked 14th in Lindy’s preseason Division II poll

Virginia Union University has earned a national football reputation. Looking ahead, it plans to polish that status this coming season.

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Fifth-year backcourt fuels VCU hoops hopes for new season

If an experienced backcourt is the key to success, VCU’s Rams have reason for optimism.

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VMI Grad Walton named director

Virginia Military Institute has hired alumnus Jamaal Walton as director of intercollegiate athletics.

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Boston hopes to add jewel to crown

At least unofficially, professional basketball’s high throne sits at 100 Legends Way in Boston, draped in green.

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