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Tierra Terry selected as new coach of VUU Lady Panthers

Tierra Terry has been selected as Virginia Union University’s new women’s basketball coach.

Jayla Henderson and Kevin Gayles top city scholar-athletes for Class of 2020

Jayla Henderson, captain of the Thomas Jefferson High School girls’ basketball and volleyball teams, and Kevin Gayles, Huguenot High School’s football team captain, were honored as the Richmond Public Schools 2020 Scholar-Athletes for their athletic, academic and extracurricular achievements.

7-foot senior at The Steward School sees his basketball prospects growing

Efton Reid has grown out of all his old clothes while growing into being one of the nation’s top college basketball prospects.

Washington NFL team to skip training in Richmond

Following a decision from the National Football League, the Washington pro football team will not be traveling to Richmond to train in late July and early August.

Hampton University cuts golf teams

Hampton University is discontinuing its men’s and women’s golf teams because of the financial impact of the coronavirus.

804 Coaches for Change holds initial rally at Ashe statue

An energetic group called 804 Coaches for Change has its foot on the gas pedal with no thoughts of slowing down anytime soon.

Front-runners line up for NBA Rookie of the Year

An athlete need not come from a college powerhouse to create a big splash in the NBA.

Jason Nelson of John Marshall High hoops hones in on college pick

And the envelope please ... John Marshall High School basketball standout Jason Nelson has narrowed his list of college options to two.

Chris Beaty, former Indiana University football standout, killed during protests in Indianapolis

Former Indiana University football standout Chris Beaty was shot and killed Saturday, May 30, 2020, during protests in his hometown of Indianapolis over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Former NFL star defensive back Ken Riley dies

The sports world is morning the loss of former NFL and Florida A&M University great Ken Riley.

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.