History of VCU’s Franklin Street Gym still remembered as building closes

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Franklin Street Gymnasium has a date with the wrecking ball.

Crystal Dunn’s defense helps U.S. team to World Cup victory

Crystal Dunn won her shining soccer reputation scoring goals. She also won a gold medal preventing them. The quick, savvy left back was like a 5-foot-1 human obstacle course on defense in helping the U.S. Women’s National Team win the ...

Coco’s magic carpet ride ends; Serena playing for title No. 24

Cori “Coco” Gauff was not well known prior to arriving at Wimbledon as the world’s 313th ranked player. Oh, how that’s changed.

VUU Golf Team wins CIAA academic award

Postseason honors continue to roll in for the Virginia Union University Golf Team.

Go, Coco!

You don’t always need a high school diploma to graduate to big-time professional tennis. Cori Gauff, who answers to the nick- name “Coco,” is tennis’ latest phenom at a mere 15 years old.

49ers' Marquise Goodwin wins '40 Yards of Gold' competition

Marquise Goodwin’s fast feet have made him $1 million richer. The 28-year-old San Francisco 49ers receiver won the inaugural “40 Yards of Gold” competition June 29 in Miami.

VUU's Hilliard to join Steelers' preseason training

Virginia Union University assistant football Coach Marcus Hilliard has been chosen to participate in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ preseason training.

Golf classic July 27 to honor former VUU Coach Dave Robbins

The 8th Annual Golf Classic in Honor of Dave Robbins will be held Saturday, July 27, at the Birkdale Golf Club in Chesterfield County.

NBA's Ed Davis headed to the Utah Jazz

NBA veteran Ed Davis is on the move again. After just one season with the Brooklyn Nets, Davis has signed a two-year contract worth $10 million with the Utah Jazz.

NBA draftee Keldon Johnson has local roots

Keldon Johnson qualifies as something of a Richmond area hometown person headed to the NBA, even though his name may be unfamiliar to many.

3 from U.Va. picked in NBA draft

Call them The Three Basketeers. The swashbuckling trio of De’Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome and Kyle Guy led the University of Virginia to the NCAA Tournament basketball title.

Milwaukee’s Antetokounmpo named NBA’s MVP at 24

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has passed the MVP baton to Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks.

MLB’s men of color are a big hit in big league

As big league baseball reaches midseason, here are a few story lines regarding the national pastime’s men of color. Minority matters: You can’t help but notice Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts.

7 members of Flying Squirrels to play in EL All-Star Game

The host Richmond Flying Squirrels will be well represented in the Eastern League All-Star Game on July 10 at The Diamond.

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.