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Former HBCU athlete hoping to remain on roster

Athletes from historically black colleges and universities are getting harder and harder to find on NFL rosters. The Washington NFL team has just one player from an HBCU, and he’s not sure he’ll make it to opening day.

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Tournament baseball field in the city?

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s recent Inner City Classic held in Metro Richmond was a smashing success. It had tremendous talent, exciting games and tip-top organization. But here’s the problem: The showcase tournament wasn’t held anywhere near the hustle and bustle of Richmond’s inner city.

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Washington NFL training camp ends

Seven down and one to go. The Washington NFL team concluded its preseason workouts last Sunday at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond.

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Ronald Acuna hopes to bat his way into Hall of Fame

Hank Aaron debuted with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 and embarked on arguably one of the most illustrious careers in baseball lore. Ronald Acuna Jr., who broke in with the Atlanta Braves last season, shows signs of following a similarly star-lit course.

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Hampton University gets new quarterback

Hampton University’s football prospects have just become brighter. Quarterback Deondre Francois is the latest addition to the Pirates’ Big South Conference roster.

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Henrico Stars win MJBL Inner City Classic's U-14 division championship

The U-14 Henrico Stars are the undefeated and undisputed champions of the annual Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s Inner City Classic.

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Jaaber to hold free training session for youths

Leadersport, under the direction of former Virginia Union University basketball standout and later Panthers head Coach Luqman Jaaber, is holding a free training session 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Meadowbrook High School in Chesterfield County.

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Preseason poll has NSU Spartans football team finishing in middle of MEAC

Norfolk State University football seems to be stuck in the middle of the MEAC pack.

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Huguenot wins RPS Alumni Basketball Showdown

There’s still plenty of twinkle left in Huguenot High School’s former basketball stars. The Falcons rule the roost today as champion of the inaugural Richmond Public Schools Alumni Basketball Showdown.

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