In foot-racing lingo, it’s called a “finishing kick” — that ability to grit the teeth, ignore the pain and crank up the speed as the victory tape nears. Brian Brown used just such a “kick” last Saturday to win the Monument Avenue 10K “Dash for Cash.” The kick earned him a $2,500 take-home reward.
Jada Walker’s first basketball season playing away from home couldn’t have gone more smoothly.
Based on regular season play, the NBA’s best team and arguably best player represent a city perhaps known more for beer and brats than basketball.
Virginia Union University and Hampton University have agreed to renew their ancient football rivalry.
Three down and one to go. The Virginia Union University golf team is nearing a clean sweep of CIAA tournaments. Coach E. Lee Coble’s Panthers have won three straight events heading into the CIAA Golf Championship on Thursday, April 18, and Friday, April 19, at The Club at Viniterra in New Kent County.
At the end of Chloe Jackson’s college basketball journey, she found a pot of gold. The 5-foot-8 guard was named tournament MVP after leading Baylor University of Waco, Texas, to the NCAA Tournament’s women’s championship Sunday in Tampa, Fla.
If Brian Brown appears a bit on edge this week, it’s understandable. He’s stretching his muscles and plotting strategy for what figures to be the footrace of his life — and certainly the most observed race in his 53 years.
The speed limit on Arthur Ashe Boulevard, formerly known as The Boulevard, varies between 25 mph and 35 mph. But at The Diamond, located on the thoroughfare, there is no speed limit.
The University of Virginia Cavaliers beat Texas Tech in a nail-biting overtime game to clinch the first NCAA title in school’s history
The University of Virginia’s dream season could turn into dream seasons —plural. U.Va. won its first NCAA basketball title Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, defeating Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime.
Megan Walker doubled up on success in her sophomore basketball season at the University of Connecticut. The 6-foot-1 former Monacan High School megastar from Chesterfield County transformed from substitute status to prime-time star for Coach Geno Auriemma’s Huskies.