VUU to play VUL Sept. 18 in Willard Bailey Classic

Virginia Union University’s long-awaited first football game on its beautifully renovated field left much to be desired. The game this Saturday, Sept. 18, against beleaguered Virginia University of Lynchburg figures to produce far happier results.

Armstrong High, wearing throwback jerseys for Armstrong-Kennedy, blitzes John Marshall

A change of nickname and change of uniforms may have helped change the luck of Armstrong High School’s football team—at least for one night.

VSU heads into CIAA play with 0-2 record

Virginia State University has shown it can drive nearly the length of the field for a touchdown.

HBCU teams banking on more memorable – and winning – football weekend

It was a weekend to forget for state HBCU and MEAC football teams.

Washington NFL team likely looking to Heinicke in current pinch

The revolving door continues to spin in the Washington Football Team huddle.

Sanders makes coach’s job easy

Shedeur Sanders is making his father, Coach Deion Sanders, look good.

Lessons taught at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Nine teams passed on Paul Pierce in the 1998 NBA draft, and if you think he doesn’t remember each and every one of them, then you don’t know Paul Pierce.

‘Forgotten First:’ A look at four – and more – NFL trailblazers

In this era of racial reckoning, it’s not only appropriate but significant that the stories of NFL trailblazers be told.

After bowing to Hampton, VUU to play home opener Saturday against Valdosta State

Virginia Union University will play its first game on Willie Lanier Field at Hovey Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11, and it might help if Lanier himself could play for the Panthers.

VSU falls to Lenoir-Rhyne; now headed to Ohio for Saturday matchup

In search of an offensive spark, Virginia State University is headed to Columbus, Ohio, with a 0-1 record and many questions to be answered.

Thomas Jefferson High is going for third win Friday

The Thomas Jefferson High School football program has picked up in 2021 where it left off in 2019.

Howard University gets beat by UR; heading to Maryland

It’s out of the frying pan and into the fire for Howard University’s Bison.

NSU to take on Wake Forest Sept. 11

Norfolk State University will need to work on its punting game before venturing to Wake Forest University this Saturday, Sept. 11, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Kickoff is at noon.

Washington Football Team’s ticket to success: ‘The Roadblock’

In searching for a nickname for the Washington Football Team’s vaunted defense, “The Roadblock” seems to fit.

Naomi Osaka announces hiatus after U.S. Open defeat

Retired athletes voiced their support for four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka last Saturday after she said she would take a break from tennis, having lost her enthusiasm for competition.