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VUU Panthers gearing up for a successful season

Football Coach Alvin Parker’s maiden season at Virginia Union University was a rousing success. The Panthers went 8-2, outscored the opposition 452-189, and narrowly missed the NCAA Division II playoffs.

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Norfolk State University football games to be broadcast

Norfolk State University football fans won’t have to leave the comfort of home to follow the Spartans this season.

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Washington Nationals fuel ahead with diverse roster

Any Washington Nationals victory sets off celebration throughout North and South America, the Caribbean and far off as Oceania.

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VUU coaches earn honors

Virginia Union University women’s basketball Coach AnnMarie Gilbert has been named HBCU Coach of the Year by HBCU Digest.

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Ronald Acuna hopes to bat his way into Hall of Fame

Hank Aaron debuted with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 and embarked on arguably one of the most illustrious careers in baseball lore. Ronald Acuna Jr., who broke in with the Atlanta Braves last season, shows signs of following a similarly star-lit course.

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Tournament baseball field in the city?

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s recent Inner City Classic held in Metro Richmond was a smashing success. It had tremendous talent, exciting games and tip-top organization. But here’s the problem: The showcase tournament wasn’t held anywhere near the hustle and bustle of Richmond’s inner city.

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Washington NFL training camp ends

Seven down and one to go. The Washington NFL team concluded its preseason workouts last Sunday at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond.

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Hampton University gets new quarterback

Hampton University’s football prospects have just become brighter. Quarterback Deondre Francois is the latest addition to the Pirates’ Big South Conference roster.

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Former HBCU athlete hoping to remain on roster

Athletes from historically black colleges and universities are getting harder and harder to find on NFL rosters. The Washington NFL team has just one player from an HBCU, and he’s not sure he’ll make it to opening day.

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