NFL Hall of Fame ceremony gets emotional

One of the greatest leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis, used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech last Saturday to call for more enlightened leadership in the United States.

Ray Lewis III living outside his father’s shadow at VUU

He has the name and he has the game. When you spot the name Ray Lewis on the Virginia Union University football roster, you take notice.

Richmonder Maurice ‘Mo’ Carter looking for more international hoop time

Richmond native Maurice “Mo” Carter didn’t have to join the Navy to see the world. He has been globetrotting for years. The traveling man has earned basketball paychecks in France, Turkey, Puerto Rico, Macedonia, Libya, Canada, Colombia, Venezuela and Mexico, ...

Metropolitan Junior Baseball League All-Star Game this Saturday

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s stars will shine this Saturday, Aug. 11, at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College’s Parham Campus, 1651 E. Parham Road.

Washington fans looking for Doctson to break out

When Washington selected Josh Doctson in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft, fans hoped his career would take off like a jackrabbit. Instead, his progress has been more akin to a tortoise.

Dynamo Chris Thompson looking for healthy season with Washington

Chris Thompson stands just 5-foot-8, but don’t sell him short. The diminutive dynamo spells double trouble as a ball carrier and receiver for the Washington NFL team, but not necessarily in that order.

Dwight Howard, Washington Wizards looking for a championship

The Washington Wizards as a team, and Dwight Howard as a player, are long overdue for an NBA championship.

New players to give VUU new look during basketball season

Virginia Union University basketball will have a distinctly different look this season.

Two NSU players with area ties make preseason All-MEAC team

Norfolk State University football will have a strong Richmond influence this fall. Two NSU athletes with area ties have made the preseason All-MEAC team.

Washington NFL team hopes Da’Ron Payne will stop defense leak

The Washington professional football team was dead last in the NFL in 2017 at defending the run. Nose guard Da’Ron Payne was specifically drafted to change that.

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.