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N.C. A&T’s Chris Belcher to represent U.S. at World Championships

Chris Belcher won NCAA Division I All-American recognition with A&T scripted across his chest. That’s short for North Carolina A&T State University, where Belcher is a rising senior.

VSU names new softball coach

Veteran softball Coach Jennifer Lynn Gilbert has achieved much success at the high school level. Now she hopes to continue winning at Virginia State University.

NBA draft looking for a few ‘freshmen’

Expect to hear the word “freshman” frequently during the NBA draft on Thursday, June 22.

John Marshall’s Isaiah Todd wins gold in Argentina

Isaiah Todd is returning from South America with a gold medal.

VUU to host inaugural Willard Bailey Classic in September

Football Coach Willard Bailey did so much for Virginia Union University. Now it’s VUU’s chance to say thank you.

CIAA fans: Get ready for Salem

CIAA football fans might want to become familiar with Salem.

NSU’s Alex Mauricio drafted by Yankees

Former Norfolk State University and Manchester High School baseball standout Alex Mauricio is now an employee of the New York Yankees.

Top 2 picks in MLB draft are African-American

The future appears brighter for African-Americans in Major League Baseball.

‘The Freeze’ a fan favorite at Atlanta Braves games

Among baseball’s budding attractions is an athlete who doesn’t hit homers, strike out batters or make dazzling plays. His name is Nigel Talton, and he’s known around the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park as “The Freeze.”

Golden State takes NBA title

These two questions loom following the Golden State Warriors’ fairly easy stroll to the NBA championship on Monday night: With a youthful, 20-something nucleus, will the Warriors — fueled by the high-test addition of Kevin Durant — continue to dominate ...

‘Bubba’ takes run in NASCAR history

There hasn’t been a full-time African-American driver on NASCAR’s premier circuit since Virginian Wendell Scott retired in 1973.

Golfer Maurice Allen captivates audience on tour

An African-American is among the top golfers in the world. But he’s not on the PGA circuit, but rather on the long drive tour.

NC A&T Belcher a possible contender for the Olympics

Christopher Belcher is North Carolina A&T State University’s rocket man in shorts and spikes, powering the Aggies to new heights.

VCU’s basketball schedule gets tougher

Virginia Commonwealth University’s already tough non-conference basketball schedule appears to have gotten even tougher.

George Wythe alum Jerome Jeter returns to coach football

Jerome Jeter played football for George Wythe High School when the Bulldogs were an area powerhouse. He was in the Class of 2000.