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Nathan Knight’s NBA career takes flight

Nathan Knight was un-drafted but not overlooked.

Tomlin is winningest Black coach in NFL records

Make room at the top. A native Virginian is now No. 1 on the all-time list of NFL Black head coaches.

All-Black officiating crew takes over Monday Night Football games

When fans think of “firsts” in terms of Black involvement in sports, they generally think of players and coaches.

Tiger Woods and son to play in tournament

When Tiger Woods tees off for the PNC Cham- pionships next month, he will have an interesting playing partner — his 11-year-old son, Charlie.

JM’s Roosevelt Wheeler chooses Louisville

The suspense peaked as senior Roosevelt Wheeler stood in front of the gallery of people Monday as he removed his blue John Marshall High School jacket.

RPS winter sports cancellation has left some athletes out in the cold

John Marshall High School was counting on a spectacular basketball season in 2020-2021. Instead, there will be no season.

Hampton U. enters basketball season with ‘no expectations’ from experts

Hampton University’s basketball Pirates must feel like someone ripped off their treasure chest.

Black players win MLB Rookie of the Year awards

African-Americans have made a clean sweep of Major League Baseball’s Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year awards.

Not for timid or dainty, River City Sting looking for a few good women for tackle football

More conservative types tend to prefer the comfort, safety and predictability of the same ol’, same ol’. They’re creatures of habit. But others opt to take a walk on the wild side. For the far more adventurous, there is the ...

At 7-foot-1, Medley-Bacon expected to top off VCU success

Virginia Commonwealth University won’t have to wait as long as it had expected for its next 7-foot-tall player.

Liberty University beats Virginia Tech in last second 51-yard field goal

There’s a new pecking order in Virginia college football. At least for now, the road to “Virginia’s Finest” travels through — not Blacksburg, not Charlottesville — but Lynchburg.

Shedeur Sanders headed to Jackson State to play ball for famous dad Deion

Now there are two Sanders to watch at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Barrier-breaking golfer Lee Elder being honored by the Masters with scholarship

In a year marked by racial injustice, Augusta National announced Monday it would honor Lee Elder with two scholar- ships in his name at Paine College and an honorary tee shot next year for the first Black player in the ...

‘Scary Terry’ McLaurin putting the fright into Washington’s opponents

Surprise. Surprise. The Washington Football Team, despite a 2-5 record, is seriously in contention for the NFC East title and the NFL playoffs.

NFL Hall of Famer herb Adderley dies at 81

Herb Adderley, a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. He was 81.