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Jeremy Pena wins twice as Series’ MVP

Jeremy Pena is sitting atop of baseball’s highest mountain.

Carnell ‘Cadillac’ Williams takes helm at Auburn

There is an abundance of Black players in the Southeastern Conference, but only one Black head coach. And even he wears the “interim” tag.

VCU graduate named to U.S. National Blind Soccer Team

Richmonder Antoine Craig has shown his considerable speed for years as an elite track sprinter.

City football scoreboard

End of regular season

VCU plays Morgan State this Saturday

Among all the majority-white colleges playing basketball, VCU has perhaps the longest association with HBCUs.

VUU’s 26-21 loss to Chowan may derail NCAA playoff hopes

Few saw this coming. Virginia Union’s joyride of a football season has struck an unexpected speed bump. Now the Panthers must make sure it’s not a dead end.

John Marshall’s Dennis Parker picks N.C. State

Dennis Parker Jr. has decided to take his talents from the capital of Virginia to the capital of North Carolina.

Armstrong/Walker football rivalry celebrated in new Black History Museum exhibit

A legacy created from a 40- year football rivalry between Armstrong and Maggie Walker high schools, the only two schools for Black students for decades, will be remembered this month at the 2nd Annual Armstrong Walker Football Classic Legacy Project ...

Spartans favored to win league basketball title

Norfolk State University has been picked to “three-peat” this season as MEAC basketball champ.

Top Heisman prospect has Virginia ties

It’s becoming routine. Since 2006, Black quarterbacks have won the Heisman Trophy seven times and have been close to winning on many other occasions. The trend is likely to continue this season with one of the top-tier candidates having Virginia ...

Players of color plentiful in World Series despite lack of Black players

For the first time since 1950, there are zero African-American players on either World Series 26-man opening roster.

Local Series fans may remember Astros’ Dusty Baker and Justin Verlander

If Richmond-area baseball fans are looking for a “hometown hero,” the Houston Astros offer two choices.

VUU’s winning streak continues with rout of Lincoln

Jada Byers keeps a rockin.’ The Panthers keep a rollin.’

Hampton loses homecoming game to Richmond 41-10

Hampton University is finding out, the hard way, why the Colonial Athletic Association ranks with the nation’s toughest FCS conferences.

Hampton football player reveals his sexuality

Hampton University’s Byron Perkins has become the first HBCU football player to announce he is gay.