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Armstrong High scholar-athlete taking his talents to U.Va.

Hollywood has produced numerous Superman movies over many decades. Should another sequel come to a theater near you, Corvell Poag could be the star.

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Flying Squirrels to host 4-day extravaganza for Eastern League All-Star Game

The Eastern League All-Star Game, set for Wednesday, July 10, at The Diamond, is much more than just a baseball game.

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One of ‘Fab Five’ returns to alma mater as Michigan’s new basketball coach

Juwan Howard is a towering man facing a towering task.

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Will Kawhi Leonard stay with new NBA champs?

The NBA playoffs are over, but the excitement continues. Combining the brilliance of Kawhi Leonard and his teammates with good fortune, the Toronto Raptors are NBA champions, having thwarted the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty.

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MJBL Inner City Classic set for July 30-Aug. 4

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League Inner City Classic is returning to the Richmond area. Games featuring youngsters in age groups from 19 and under are set for July 30 through Aug. 4 at a variety of diamonds in Richmond and Henrico County.

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4 John Marshall basketball players sign with college teams

Years ago, the basketball coaches and players at Richmond’s John Marshall High School sowed the seeds of success, which have been watered with the perspiration of hard work. Now the players are harvesting the rewards.

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Mariah Stackhouse narrowly misses LPGA win

Mariah Stackhouse’s bid to become first African-American to win an LPGA event came up a few shots short. The 25-year-old, former Stanford University standout flirted with the lead and finished in a tie for fifth at the ShopRite Classic in Galloway, N.J., last Sunday.

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Benedictine’s Jamari Baylor drafted in MLB third round by Philadelphia Phillies

Jamari Baylor is about to become a wealthy teenager. The former Benedictine College Preparatory school shortstop soon will sign a professional baseball contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Warriors hope to go the distance after Game 5 squeaker

Inside their blue and gold jerseys still beats the heart of a champion. The Golden State Warriors are hobbling and clinging to survival, but they’re still kicking — or more accurately — and swishing 3-pointers in a valiant bid for a third straight NBA title.

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Vanderbilt’s Kumar Rocker throws no-hitter to land in NCAA record book

Kumar Rocker is the talk of college baseball as the NCAA World Series is set to begin in Omaha, Neb. The Vanderbilt University freshman threw a no-hitter with 19 strikeouts in the Commodores’ 3-0 win over Duke University on June 8 in the NCAA Super Regional in Nashville.

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