Huguenot Falcons hope to boost wins under new coach Jared Taylor

Huguenot High School has improved the number of victories its team has secured on the girdiron each of the past three seasons.

Benedictine’s Jahdon Robinson commits to Hampton

Jahdon Robinson, a junior at Benedictine Prep, has given a verbal commitment to play basketball at Hampton University starting with the 2019-20 season.

Shaka Smart’s coaching lessons bearing fruit

The fruit never falls far from the tree. Evidence of Coach Shaka Smart’s powerful tenure as the head coach at Virginia Commonwealth University continues sprouting.

Pujols joins baseball elite hit-home run club

Albert Pujols has slugged his way onto the short list of baseball’s all-time hitters. The Los Angeles Angels first baseman/designated hitter joins legends Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Alex Rodriguez as the only players with at least 3,000 hits and ...

Virginia State’s Trenton Cannon drafted by New York Jets

Virginia State University’s Trenton Cannon has shown the CIAA the special talents he has on a football field. Now he hopes to show the NFL.

VT’s Edmunds brothers make NFL draft history

Lots of brothers have made it to the NFL. Some have played on the same team or been selected in the same draft. But siblings Tremaine and Terrell Edmunds of Danville made history April 26 as the first brothers selected ...

Washington NFL team picks 2 in draft to fill holes

The Washington NFL team finished dead last — 32nd — in defense against the run during the 2017 NFL season. Da’Ron Payne has been chosen to help plug the sieve.

Flying Squirrels, other San Fran affiliates, have few or no African-American players

While baseball has become overwhelmingly white in the United States, it remains popular among aspiring hitters and pitchers of color from the Caribbean and South America.

John Marshall standout Isaiah Todd transferring

Isaiah Todd, arguably the area’s top college prospect since Moses Malone, is changing basketball addresses. After leading Richmond’s John Marshall High School to the State 3A title this past winter as a sophomore, the 6-foot-10 Todd is transferring to Trinity ...

Golf club apologizes for calling cops on black women members

A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slowly and refused requests to leave the course.

VSU on the lookout for its next great running back

Auditions for the marquee role of the next Trenton Cannon are now underway at Virginia State University. Realistically, the All-American tailback will be nearly impossible to replace. Finding a replacement might be compared to trying to find a fill-in for ...

VSU opens football season in Norfolk at Labor Day clasic

Virginia State University hopes to start its 2018 football season the same way it opened the 2017 season — by defeating Norfolk State University in the Labor Day Classic.

Ballard, Rodriguez leaving VCU

Jeremy Ballard, having served two stints as Virginia Commonwealth University’s basketball assistant coach, is leaving Richmond to become head coach at Florida International University in Miami.

Hal Greer, Philadelphia 76ers all-time scorer, dies at 81

Hal Greer, the Philadelphia 76ers’ all-time scorer and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, has died.

VUU banking on talent of Tabyus Taylor this fall

Virginia Union University football fans were treated last season to what amounted to a teaser of what Tabyus Taylor can do with a football under his arm.