NBA legend Wes Unseld succumbs at 74

The basketball world mourns the loss of a legend. Westley “Wes” Unseld, among the most powerful inside forces in college and NBA history, has died.

Former NFL player Roosevelt ‘Rosey’ Taylor dies at 82

Roosevelt “Rosey” Taylor, who played on championship teams in college and with the NFL, died Friday, May 29, 2020. Mr. Taylor was 82.

VUU football player Emmanuel Antwi earns co-valedictorian honors for Class of 2020

Emmanuel Antwi was No. 53 on the football field and No. 1 in the classroom at Virginia Union University.

Caylin Newton transfers from Howard to Auburn

Another quarterback named Newton is on the Auburn University football roster.

Where are the African-American catchers in MLB?

African-American baseball catchers are a vanishing breed.

A salute to famous athletes who served Uncle Sam

Al Bumbry was a star in the trenches long before gaining star status on the baseball diamond.

Richmonder Bobby Dandridge was the final puzzle piece to the Bucks’ 1971 title

If and when NBA play resumes, the Milwaukee Bucks will try and scratch a nearly half-century itch. The franchise’s first and only NBA title was in 1971 with a cast featuring two all-time greats, Oscar Robertson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, plus ...

Former TJ, South Carolina standout reclaims the headlines

Much to his own surprise, Philip Logan is back in the news.

Beyond no fans in the stands, big changes in the NFL

The 2020 NFL season will take some getting used to.

Washington Nationals looking for a repeat championship

If the Washington Nationals are to repeat as World Series champion, the team will need help in replacing the power of departed All-Star Anthony Rendon, who is now with the Los Angeles Angels.

’His Airness’ Michael Jordan also knew how to swing a bat

Michael Jordan the basketball player is a global legend. His greatness is beyond debate. Meanwhile, Jordan the baseball player remains a bit of a mystery, his status open to discussion.

Miss local baseball? You can still get the food

With the coronavirus pandemic, fans are missing baseball. And some are missing ballpark food.

VCU snags another transfer player, Levi Stockard III

Seems like just about any college basketball story nowadays includes the word “transfer.”

Former NBA All-Star Mo Williams to coach at Alabama State

Alabama State University, a public HBCU in Montgomery, is hopeful a former NBA All-Star will bring success to its basketball program.

Baseball player, executive Bob Watson dies at 74

Bob Watson, who impacted baseball as a player and executive, died Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Houston at age 74. He had been in declining health for several years.