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Price and Betts boost L.A. Dodgers’ World Series dreams

Since the Los Angeles Dodgers’ last World Series championship in 1988, 17 different franchises have won baseball’s top prize. To help snap the drought in Tinseltown, the Dodgers have beefed up its roster with a pair of likely future Hall of Famers.

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Claudell Washington, former MLB All-Star, succumbs at 65

Claudell Washington, who was among the youngest players to become an All-Star in Major League Baseball history, has died.

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NBA’s Vince Carter ends record 22-season pro career

Vince Carter, among the most dynamic and durable players in NBA history, has announced his retirement.

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African-American baseball standouts snapped up in MLB draft

Who will be the Major League Baseball’s nextAfrican- American All-Star?

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‘Tip Your Cap’ in honor of 100th anniversary of baseball’s Negro Leagues

A monthlong “Tip Your Cap” campaign hon- oring the formation 100 years ago of baseball’s Negro Leagues got underway June 29.

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Longtime coach Marvin Bridges succumbs at 65

Marvin Bridges, a longtime football and basketball coach in Richmond on the youth and high school levels, died Monday, June 8, 2020. He was 65.

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Local high school-to-college talent picked for fantasy ‘Home Sweet Home’ hoops team

With a lull in the sports world, it’s time to announce Richmond’s all-time “Home Sweet Home” basketball team.

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Few African-American golfers on PGA tour

When Tiger Woods burst onto the PGA scene in 1997, many expected a deluge of African-American golfers to follow.

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Tierra Terry selected as new coach of VUU Lady Panthers

Tierra Terry has been selected as Virginia Union University’s new women’s basketball coach.

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Front-runners line up for NBA Rookie of the Year

An athlete need not come from a college powerhouse to create a big splash in the NBA.

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