Deontay Wilder’s KO power shows no signs of letting up

Deontay Wilder is power personified. The 33-year-old native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., packs a knockout punch the likes of which no one has seen in the rich history of the ring.

Coach Penny Hardaway poised to return Memphis to its glory days

Penny Hardaway may the best thing to hit Memphis since Elvis. Quicker than you can say “It’s Now or Never,” Hardaway appears on the verge of returning his alma mater, the University of Memphis, to past glory.

Kenneth A. Merritt Sr., who helped Maggie L. Walker High win 1971 state championship, dies at 66

Kenneth Archie Merritt Sr., the point guard who helped Maggie L. Walker High School to the State Group AAA state basketball championship in 1971, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

Who’s the fastest in the NFL?

Richmonder Kevin Snead is in the running to be named the fastest man in the NFL.

VUU to induct 7 into Athletic Hall of Fame

Seven alumni with sparkling credentials have been chosen for induction into the Virginia Union University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Benedictine’s Jay Woolfolk: A talent for all seasons

Jay Woolfolk travels in baseball’s fast lane.

Teams, cities ramping up for NBA lottery

The fun-loving folks on Bourbon Street in New Orleans have one more reason to party.

There’s no missing Tacko and his shining star

Tacko Fall’s star shined in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. It shined even brighter at last week’s NBA Combine in Chicago.

James T. ‘Jim’ Burch, longtime college basketball official, dies at 91

James T. “Jim” Burch, whose career as a college basketball official spanned nearly 60 years, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at his home in Apex, N.C. He was 91.

Hampton University takes titles in Big South track and field events

Hampton University has made a big splash in the Big South Conference.

Steph Curry helps Golden State create a dynasty

With the seventh pick of the 2009 NBA draft, the Golden State Warriors sewed the seeds of a dynasty.

NBA playoffs down to final four

The NBA playoffs are down to the final four teams, with the games getting underway this week.

14’s the charm for MLB pitcher Edwin Jackson

Pitcher Edwin Jackson may need to glance at the front of his jersey to remind himself which Major League Baseball team he plays with.

Quality vs. quantity in college baseball

If readers can’t find many articles about black college baseball players in Virginia, there’s a good reason why.

VUU finishes 8th in NCAA regional golf competition

Virginia Union University’s golf team wasn’t blinded by the lights in its first venture in NCAA Tournament competition.