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Brown wins ‘Dash for Cash’ at Monument Avenue 10K

In foot-racing lingo, it’s called a “finishing kick” — that ability to grit the teeth, ignore the pain and crank up the speed as the victory tape nears. Brian Brown used just such a “kick” last Saturday to win the Monument Avenue 10K “Dash for Cash.” The kick earned him a $2,500 take-home reward.

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High schooler named MVP

Jada Walker’s first basketball season playing away from home couldn’t have gone more smoothly.

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Milwaukee looking to Antetokounmpo for NBA playoff victory

Based on regular season play, the NBA’s best team and arguably best player represent a city perhaps known more for beer and brats than basketball.

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Panthers 2019-20 football schedule announced

Virginia Union University and Hampton University have agreed to renew their ancient football rivalry.

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VUU golf team heading into CIAA tourney with wins

Three down and one to go. The Virginia Union University golf team is nearing a clean sweep of CIAA tournaments. Coach E. Lee Coble’s Panthers have won three straight events heading into the CIAA Golf Championship on Thursday, April 18, and Friday, April 19, at The Club at Viniterra in New Kent County.

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Baylor women win NCAA Tournament crown

At the end of Chloe Jackson’s college basketball journey, she found a pot of gold. The 5-foot-8 guard was named tournament MVP after leading Baylor University of Waco, Texas, to the NCAA Tournament’s women’s championship Sunday in Tampa, Fla.

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Brian Brown strategizing for Monument Ave. 10K ‘Dash for Cash’ contest

If Brian Brown appears a bit on edge this week, it’s understandable. He’s stretching his muscles and plotting strategy for what figures to be the footrace of his life — and certainly the most observed race in his 53 years.

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Rain cancellations don’t dampen Flying Squirrels’ opening spirit

The speed limit on Arthur Ashe Boulevard, formerly known as The Boulevard, varies between 25 mph and 35 mph. But at The Diamond, located on the thoroughfare, there is no speed limit.

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Hooray for the Hoos!

The University of Virginia Cavaliers beat Texas Tech in a nail-biting overtime game to clinch the first NCAA title in school’s history

The University of Virginia’s dream season could turn into dream seasons —plural. U.Va. won its first NCAA basketball title Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, defeating Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime.

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Chesterfield’s Megan Walker added to UConn’s basketball success

Megan Walker doubled up on success in her sophomore basketball season at the University of Connecticut. The 6-foot-1 former Monacan High School megastar from Chesterfield County transformed from substitute status to prime-time star for Coach Geno Auriemma’s Huskies.

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