Aurealius Thomas, among the Black college football All-Americans, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. He was 86.
Trailblazing gymnast Dianne Durham has died.
Grant Jackson, a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 1979 “We Are Family” championship team, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, of complications from COVID-19. He was 78.
The Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award recognizes a player’s excellence on and off the field.
You can call them the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, or the “Tompa” Bay Bucs or “Brady’s Bunch,” or the golden oldies, but be sure to also call them Super Bowl LV champions.
Much has changed during the last 54 years regarding HBCU participation on Super Bowl Sunday.
There is a local connection between the Richmond area and last Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Norfolk State University, which was scheduled to play its first football game of the season next week, has now decided to opt out of its winter-spring football season because of health concerns linked to the pandemic.
Leon Spinks, who won Olympic gold and then shocked the boxing world by beating Muhammad Ali to win the heavyweight title in only his eighth pro fight, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. He was 67.
If Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes are the rocket launchers for Super Bowl LV, then Devin White and Tyrann Mathieu represent the anti-aircraft.
Retired Temple University basketball Coach John Chaney, who was among the most successful Black coaches in basket- ball history, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, following a short illness. He was 89.
Lorenza “Ren” Watson wrote the book at Virginia Commonwealth University on on blocking shots. Now Hason Ward seems intent on scripting a chapter of his own.
The pursuit of a national basketball championship is well underway just north of Richmond.
Virginia Union University Athletic Director Joe Taylor has been appointed as one of five new members of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee.
Growing up poor in Mobile, Ala., during the Great Depression, Hank Aaron began playing baseball by hitting bottle caps with sticks.