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Star Barbershop winning games at a steady clip

Star Barbershop is winning softball games at a steady clip in Chesterfield County.

NSU upgrading turf at Dick Price stadium

The footing, if not the football, figures to be much improved this fall at Norfolk State University.

Bowie State predicted to become 2018 CIAA football champ

The CIAA has gazed into its crystal ball and sees the Bowie State University Bulldogs as the 2018 football champion.

Team Loaded wins AAU Nationals

Team Loaded continues to feast on a buffet of victories without tasting defeat.

Serena ranked 28th in world despite loss

Tennis star Serena Williams said the latest chapter in her sports career is “just beginning” after seeing her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title dashed last Saturday in the Wimbledon final.

Washington NFL team returns to Richmond training camp July 26

The NFL’s Washington team aims to be more fan and family friendly during training camp set for Thursday, July 26, through Tuesday, Aug. 14.

MLB All-Star Game features dozens of players of color

Twenty-four of the 72 players chosen for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game earlier this week are players of color from the Caribbean and South America.

All-Star Jeremy Jeffress has ties to Virginia

Virginia Union University hasn’t had baseball for many decades, but it does have family ties to a current big league star. Jeremy Jeffress, pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers and member of the National League All-Stars team, is the brother of ...

NBA’s Kyle Kuzma to lead Richmond area basketball camp

One of the NBA’s rising stars is coming to the Richmond area. Kyle Kuzma will be among the instructors at the TMG and Dreems Foundation Basketball Camp Aug. 4 and 5 at American Family Fitness-Short Pump, 11760 W. Broad St.

VCU's Williams signs with European team

Former Virginia Commonwealth University Rams point guard Johnny Williams is taking his ball-handling skills across the Atlantic.

Usain Bolt poised to sign with Australian soccer team

Former track icon Usain Bolt may be starting a new sports career on the soccer field.

Natalie Barnes now state long jump champ

Virginia’s high school long jump champion has deep Richmond roots. Natalie Barnes, a rising senior at Stone Bridge High in Ashburn, is the daughter of former Maggie Walker High and VCU basketball center Norman Barnes and Fran Barnes.

Davis trading nets in Portland for Brooklyn

Richmond’s current homegrown NBA talent is on the move again, leaving broken hearts behind. Much to the chagrin of former teammates, coaches, friends and fans in Portland, Ore., Ed Davis is headed for his fifth team, the Brooklyn Nets.

O’Quinn taking his talents to the Indiana Pacers

Kyle O’Quinn, the last player from an HBCU to be drafted into the NBA, is changing his low-post address.

Hampton’s big move to Big South

Breaking up is hard to do. In the midst of a conference transition, Hampton University’s 2018 football schedule bares slim resemblance to those from the previous 100-plus years.