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  • Virginia Union women come up short in national title game despite tough effort

    Virginia Union women come up short in national title game despite tough effort

    Friday, March 24 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-03-25 01:18:10 GMT

    The Virginia Union Women's basketball team came up short in their bid for their NCAA national championship in more than 30 years.

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    The Virginia Union Women's basketball team came up short in their bid for their NCAA national championship in more than 30 years.

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  • Virginia Union women will play for first national title since 1983

    Virginia Union women will play for first national title since 1983

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-03-23 02:58:54 GMT

    Virginia Union defeated California Baptist 86-81 to reach the NCAA Division II national championship. 

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    Virginia Union defeated California Baptist 86-81 to reach the NCAA Division II national championship. 

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  • Mike Rhoades becomes new head coach of VCU Men's Basketball

    Mike Rhoades becomes new head coach of VCU Men's Basketball

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-03-22 16:10:29 GMT
    Mike Rhoades (Source: VCU Athletics)Mike Rhoades (Source: VCU Athletics)

    VCU Athletics is introducing Mike Rhoades as the new head coach of the men's basketball team. 

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    VCU Athletics is introducing Mike Rhoades as the new head coach of the men's basketball team. 

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  • Spiders see season come to an end in NIT quarterfinals

    Spiders see season come to an end in NIT quarterfinals

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-03-22 03:44:43 GMT

    Vlad Brodziansky scored 20 points, Kenrich Williams had the first triple-double in TCU history and the Horned Frogs rolled over Richmond 86-68 on Tuesday night to win their bracket of the NIT and advance to the Final Four for the first time. 

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    Vlad Brodziansky scored 20 points, Kenrich Williams had the first triple-double in TCU history and the Horned Frogs rolled over Richmond 86-68 on Tuesday night to win their bracket of the NIT and advance to the Final Four for the first time. 

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  • Mike Rhoades will be new VCU head coach, sources confirm

    Mike Rhoades will be new VCU head coach, sources confirm

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 3:24 PM EDT2017-03-21 19:24:26 GMT
    Rice head coach Mike Rhoades will be named the new VCU Men's basketball head coach, sources tell NBC12. (Source: VCU Athletics)Rice head coach Mike Rhoades will be named the new VCU Men's basketball head coach, sources tell NBC12. (Source: VCU Athletics)

    Rice head coach Mike Rhoades will be named the new VCU Men's basketball head coach, sources tell NBC12.

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    Rice head coach Mike Rhoades will be named the new VCU Men's basketball head coach, sources tell NBC12.

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  • Spiders hold off Oakland and advance to NIT quarterfinals

    Spiders hold off Oakland and advance to NIT quarterfinals

    Sunday, March 19 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-03-20 03:03:39 GMT

    T.J. Cline scored 25 points, including the clinching free throws with four seconds left, and Richmond defeated Oakland 87-83 on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT. 

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    T.J. Cline scored 25 points, including the clinching free throws with four seconds left, and Richmond defeated Oakland 87-83 on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT. 

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  • Virginia bounced from NCAA tournament after rout against Florida

    Virginia bounced from NCAA tournament after rout against Florida

    Saturday, March 18 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-03-19 03:29:52 GMT

    The No. 5 Virginia Cavaliers were eliminated from the NCAA tournament following a 65-39 loss to No. 4 Florida in Orlando. 

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    The No. 5 Virginia Cavaliers were eliminated from the NCAA tournament following a 65-39 loss to No. 4 Florida in Orlando. 

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  • VCU loses in first round of NCAA tournament

    VCU loses in first round of NCAA tournament

    Thursday, March 16 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-03-17 02:04:25 GMT
    Saint Mary's guard Joe Rahon (25) lays the ball up as VCU forward Justin Tillman (4) defends during the first half of a first-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)Saint Mary's guard Joe Rahon (25) lays the ball up as VCU forward Justin Tillman (4) defends during the first half of a first-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    VCU lost to Saint Mary’s on Thursday 77 to 85, ending their NCAA tournament run in the first round.

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    VCU lost to Saint Mary’s on Thursday 77 to 85, ending their NCAA tournament run in the first round.

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  • UVA squeaks past UNC-Wilmington in first round of NCAA Tournament

    UVA squeaks past UNC-Wilmington in first round of NCAA Tournament

    Thursday, March 16 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-03-16 19:57:46 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    The University of Virginia Men's Basketball team beat UNC-Wilmington on Thursday to head into the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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    The University of Virginia Men's Basketball team beat UNC-Wilmington on Thursday to head into the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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  • Spiders open NIT with upset win at Alabama

    Spiders open NIT with upset win at Alabama

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-03-15 03:38:17 GMT

    The No. 6 seed Richmond Spiders beat No. 3 Alabama in Tuscaloosa 71-64 Tuesday night to advance to the second round of the NIT. 

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    The No. 6 seed Richmond Spiders beat No. 3 Alabama in Tuscaloosa 71-64 Tuesday night to advance to the second round of the NIT. 

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  • VCU, UVA and Virginia Tech all tournament-bound

    VCU, UVA and Virginia Tech all tournament-bound

    Sunday, March 12 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-03-12 22:47:45 GMT

    VCU, Virginia and Virginia Tech are all in the same NCAA tournament field for only the second time in history.  The last time all three teams were in the field in the same year was 2007. 

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    VCU, Virginia and Virginia Tech are all in the same NCAA tournament field for only the second time in history.  The last time all three teams were in the field in the same year was 2007. 

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  • Four local teams will play for basketball state titles

    Four local teams will play for basketball state titles

    Sunday, March 5 2017 2:41 PM EST2017-03-05 19:41:20 GMT

    The high school basketball state championship schedule is set and four local teams will play for titles.  Here is the schedule: 

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    The high school basketball state championship schedule is set and four local teams will play for titles.  Here is the schedule: 

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  • VHSL state quarterfinal schedule/results

    VHSL state quarterfinal schedule/results

    Saturday, March 4 2017 9:36 PM EST2017-03-05 02:36:59 GMT

    13 area teams are three wins away from state championships. Click here for updated schedules and results.

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    13 area teams are three wins away from state championships. Click here for updated schedules and results.

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  • Late charge falls short as VCU falls at Dayton

    Late charge falls short as VCU falls at Dayton

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 11:14 PM EST2017-03-02 04:14:31 GMT

    Kendall Pollard and Kyle Davis each grabbed clutch defensive rebounds and were perfect in four tries at the free-throw line in the last 16 seconds as Dayton held off a challenge from VCU for a 79-72 win in the battle for the Atlantic 10 Conference championship and top seed into the conference tournament.  

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    Kendall Pollard and Kyle Davis each grabbed clutch defensive rebounds and were perfect in four tries at the free-throw line in the last 16 seconds as Dayton held off a challenge from VCU for a 79-72 win in the battle for the Atlantic 10 Conference championship and top seed into the conference tournament.  

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  • Jones powers Spiders past UMass

    Jones powers Spiders past UMass

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 11:10 PM EST2017-03-02 04:10:41 GMT

    ShawnDre' Jones made a career-tying six 3-pointers and scored 20 of his 26 points in the second half when Richmond pulled away from Massachusetts for a 75-64 win on Wednesday night. 

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    ShawnDre' Jones made a career-tying six 3-pointers and scored 20 of his 26 points in the second half when Richmond pulled away from Massachusetts for a 75-64 win on Wednesday night. 

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  • High school basketball region tournament schedule/results

    High school basketball region tournament schedule/results

    Thursday, February 23 2017 11:09 PM EST2017-02-24 04:09:04 GMT

    Several local teams still have their state championship hopes alive. Updated schedules and results for this week's region tournaments can be found here.

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    Several local teams still have their state championship hopes alive. Updated schedules and results for this week's region tournaments can be found here.

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  • High school basketball conference tournament schedule/results

    High school basketball conference tournament schedule/results

    Friday, February 17 2017 11:06 PM EST2017-02-18 04:06:59 GMT

    Postseason play for high school basketball is underway, as local teams start a hopeful road to the state tournament at the Siegel Center. Find your updated schedule and results here.

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    Postseason play for high school basketball is underway, as local teams start a hopeful road to the state tournament at the Siegel Center. Find your updated schedule and results here.

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  • Five Spiders baseball players commit secondary NCAA violations

    Five Spiders baseball players commit secondary NCAA violations

    Friday, February 17 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-02-17 20:54:42 GMT

    The five athletes have been ruled ineligible for competition until the NCAA reinstatement process is completed. There is no firm timetable for that reinstatement at this time.

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    The five athletes have been ruled ineligible for competition until the NCAA reinstatement process is completed. There is no firm timetable for that reinstatement at this time.

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  • Moore, George Mason complete season sweep of Spiders

    Moore, George Mason complete season sweep of Spiders

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 11:08 PM EST2017-02-15 04:08:30 GMT

    Marquise Moore had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Jalen Jenkins added 17 points and eight boards, and George Mason used a big second-half run to beat Richmond 93-70 on Tuesday night. 

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    Marquise Moore had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Jalen Jenkins added 17 points and eight boards, and George Mason used a big second-half run to beat Richmond 93-70 on Tuesday night. 

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  • Bob Costas steps away from hosting Olympics

    Bob Costas steps away from hosting Olympics

    Thursday, February 9 2017 8:37 AM EST2017-02-09 13:37:13 GMT
    Bob Costas and Mike Tirico (Source: Today Show)Bob Costas and Mike Tirico (Source: Today Show)

    Longtime NBC broadcaster Bob Costas is handing the Olympic torch over to Mike Tirico next year.

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    Longtime NBC broadcaster Bob Costas is handing the Olympic torch over to Mike Tirico next year.

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  • Virginia Union alum Charles Oakley thrown out of NBA game, arrested

    Virginia Union alum Charles Oakley thrown out of NBA game, arrested

    Thursday, February 9 2017 8:13 AM EST2017-02-09 13:13:33 GMT
    Charles Oakley was thrown out of the Knicks home game and arrested on Feb. 8. (Source: ESPN)Charles Oakley was thrown out of the Knicks home game and arrested on Feb. 8. (Source: ESPN)

    A live television audience watched as a former local college basketball star was ejected from the seats of an NBA game Wednesday night.

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    A live television audience watched as a former local college basketball star was ejected from the seats of an NBA game Wednesday night.

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  • Last second magic sends VCU to second straight dramatic road win

    Last second magic sends VCU to second straight dramatic road win

    Thursday, February 9 2017 12:04 AM EST2017-02-09 05:04:13 GMT

    JeQuan Lewis drilled two free throws with 0.4 seconds left and VCU needed a crazy finish to earn its fifth-straight win 54-53 over George Washington on Wednesday night. 

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    JeQuan Lewis drilled two free throws with 0.4 seconds left and VCU needed a crazy finish to earn its fifth-straight win 54-53 over George Washington on Wednesday night. 

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  • Patriots post greatest playoff comeback and win first overtime Super Bowl

    Patriots post greatest playoff comeback and win first overtime Super Bowl

    Sunday, February 5 2017 11:25 PM EST2017-02-06 04:25:36 GMT

    Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports, let alone Super Bowl history, lifting New England from a 25-point hole to the Patriots' fifth NFL championship in the game's first overtime finish. 

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    Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports, let alone Super Bowl history, lifting New England from a 25-point hole to the Patriots' fifth NFL championship in the game's first overtime finish. 

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  • A10 clarifies ruling at end of VCU/SBU game

    A10 clarifies ruling at end of VCU/SBU game

    Sunday, February 5 2017 3:39 PM EST2017-02-05 20:39:45 GMT

    On Sunday the Atlantic 10 clarified the ruling from the end of Saturday's controversial VCU/St. Bonaventure game.  The conference said that the administrative technical foul was not issued because fans stormed the court but rather for several other factors. 

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    On Sunday the Atlantic 10 clarified the ruling from the end of Saturday's controversial VCU/St. Bonaventure game.  The conference said that the administrative technical foul was not issued because fans stormed the court but rather for several other factors. 

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  • VCU stuns St. Bonaventure after fans storm court early

    VCU stuns St. Bonaventure after fans storm court early

    Saturday, February 4 2017 8:42 PM EST2017-02-05 01:42:16 GMT

    Mo Alie-Cox scored 20 points, JeQuan Lewis sank a clutch free throw to force overtime and VCU slipped past St. Bonaventure in the extra period for an 83-77 win Saturday.

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    Mo Alie-Cox scored 20 points, JeQuan Lewis sank a clutch free throw to force overtime and VCU slipped past St. Bonaventure in the extra period for an 83-77 win Saturday.

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  • Weber inks 10-day deal with Warriors

    Weber inks 10-day deal with Warriors

    Friday, February 3 2017 5:48 PM EST2017-02-03 22:48:55 GMT

    Former VCU guard Briante Weber has signed a 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors, which will begin on Saturday.  

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    Former VCU guard Briante Weber has signed a 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors, which will begin on Saturday.  

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  • Virginia jumps on Hokies early in rivalry rout

    Virginia jumps on Hokies early in rivalry rout

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 11:35 PM EST2017-02-02 04:35:43 GMT

    Devon Hall had 17 points, nine rebounds and four assists, and No. 9 Virginia beat rival Virginia Tech 71-48 on Wednesday night.

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    Devon Hall had 17 points, nine rebounds and four assists, and No. 9 Virginia beat rival Virginia Tech 71-48 on Wednesday night.

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  • Central VA athletes make their school picks on National Signing Day

    Central VA athletes make their school picks on National Signing Day

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 3:51 PM EST2017-02-01 20:51:13 GMT
    Central Virginia athletes are taking part in National Signing Day on Wednesday. (Source: NBC12)Central Virginia athletes are taking part in National Signing Day on Wednesday. (Source: NBC12)

    Athletes from Central Virginia are making their college choices official Wednesday during National Signing Day.

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    Athletes from Central Virginia are making their college choices official Wednesday during National Signing Day.

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  • 2017 Virginia Tech Football Schedule

    2017 Virginia Tech Football Schedule

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 3:04 PM EST2017-01-24 20:04:46 GMT

    The Virginia Tech Athletics Department and the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the Hokies’ 2017 football schedule.

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    The Virginia Tech Athletics Department and the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the Hokies’ 2017 football schedule.

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  • NASCAR restructures scoring for 2017 season

    NASCAR restructures scoring for 2017 season

    Monday, January 23 2017 10:36 PM EST2017-01-24 03:36:12 GMT

    NASCAR, in collaboration with its industry stakeholders, announced today competition format enhancements that will be implemented in all three of its national series – the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The new race format is designed to emphasize aggressive racing and strategy, with the goal of delivering more dramatic moments over the course of a race and season.

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    NASCAR, in collaboration with its industry stakeholders, announced today competition format enhancements that will be implemented in all three of its national series – the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The new race format is designed to emphasize aggressive racing and strategy, with the goal of delivering more dramatic moments over the course of a race and season.

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  • Country music star Luke Bryan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LI

    Country music star Luke Bryan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LI

    Monday, January 23 2017 10:34 AM EST2017-01-23 15:34:29 GMT
    Luke Bryan will perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LI. (Source: Facebook/Luke Bryan)Luke Bryan will perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LI. (Source: Facebook/Luke Bryan)

    Two-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will be performing the national anthem at Super Bowl LI in Houston on Feb. 5.

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    Two-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will be performing the national anthem at Super Bowl LI in Houston on Feb. 5.

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  • Spiders suffer first Atlantic 10 loss at Dayton

    Spiders suffer first Atlantic 10 loss at Dayton

    Thursday, January 19 2017 11:54 PM EST2017-01-20 04:54:41 GMT

    Charles Cooke scored 17 points and Scoochie Smith added 15 to lead five Dayton players in double figures for a 75-59 victory over Richmond on Thursday night. It marks the Spiders first loss in the league this season and snaps their five game winning streak.

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    Charles Cooke scored 17 points and Scoochie Smith added 15 to lead five Dayton players in double figures for a 75-59 victory over Richmond on Thursday night. It marks the Spiders first loss in the league this season and snaps their five game winning streak.

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  • Fordham shocks VCU in overtime

    Fordham shocks VCU in overtime

    Wednesday, January 18 2017 11:39 PM EST2017-01-19 04:39:07 GMT

    Antwoine Anderson's jump shot as time ran out gave Fordham its first victory over VCU 69-67 on Wednesday night.    

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    Antwoine Anderson's jump shot as time ran out gave Fordham its first victory over VCU 69-67 on Wednesday night.    

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  • 2017 Richmond Spiders schedule

    2017 Richmond Spiders schedule

    Tuesday, January 17 2017 7:05 PM EST2017-01-18 00:05:49 GMT

    Richmond will play five of their 11 games inside the friendly confines of Robins Stadium.

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    Richmond will play five of their 11 games inside the friendly confines of Robins Stadium.

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  • Saturday's U of R women's basketball game postponed to Sunday

    Saturday's U of R women's basketball game postponed to Sunday

    Saturday, January 7 2017 10:56 AM EST2017-01-07 15:56:07 GMT
    Source: University of RichmondSource: University of Richmond

    The game was set to take place at 3 p.m. but has since been delayed to 12 p.m. Sunday.

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    The game was set to take place at 3 p.m. but has since been delayed to 12 p.m. Sunday.

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  • Most college basketball games involving local teams still on as scheduled

    Most college basketball games involving local teams still on as scheduled

    Friday, January 6 2017 4:51 PM EST2017-01-06 21:51:05 GMT

    Expected inclement weather is causing some changes to area basketball games. Here's the latest information.

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    Expected inclement weather is causing some changes to area basketball games. Here's the latest information.

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  • VCU uses big second half to top Duquesne

    VCU uses big second half to top Duquesne

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 10:10 PM EST2017-01-05 03:10:42 GMT

    It was a career night for redshirt freshman Samir Doughty, as VCU topped Duquense in Pittsburgh and jumped out to a 2-0 start in Atlantic 10 play. Five Rams scored in double figures.

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    It was a career night for redshirt freshman Samir Doughty, as VCU topped Duquense in Pittsburgh and jumped out to a 2-0 start in Atlantic 10 play. Five Rams scored in double figures.

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  • Former VT, NFL player Keion Carpenter dead at 39

    Former VT, NFL player Keion Carpenter dead at 39

    Thursday, December 29 2016 3:56 PM EST2016-12-29 20:56:18 GMT
    Former Virginia Tech and NFL Safety Keion Carpenter has died after a fall. (Source: Virginia Tech athletics)Former Virginia Tech and NFL Safety Keion Carpenter has died after a fall. (Source: Virginia Tech athletics)

    Former Virginia Tech and NFL Safety Keion Carpenter has died after a fall.

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    Former Virginia Tech and NFL Safety Keion Carpenter has died after a fall.

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  • BREAKING

    Russ Huesman named as U of R head football coach

    Russ Huesman named as U of R head football coach

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 12:56 PM EST2016-12-14 17:56:59 GMT
    Russ Huesman (Source: University of Richmond)Russ Huesman (Source: University of Richmond)

    The University of Richmond has named Russ Huesman as their new head football coach.

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    The University of Richmond has named Russ Huesman as their new head football coach.

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  • BREAKING

    Sources: U of R Football Coach Danny Rocco to become head coach at Delaware

    Sources: U of R Football Coach Danny Rocco to become head coach at Delaware

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 11:51 AM EST2016-12-13 16:51:30 GMT
    Source: RichmondSpiders.comSource: RichmondSpiders.com

    The University of Richmond Football Coach Danny Rocco is leaving the school to become the next head coach at the University of Delaware, according to sources.

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    The University of Richmond Football Coach Danny Rocco is leaving the school to become the next head coach at the University of Delaware, according to sources.

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  • Spiders fall at Bucknell

    Spiders fall at Bucknell

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 11:47 PM EST2016-12-01 04:47:44 GMT

    Kimbal Mackenzie erupted for a career-high 25 points and Bucknell won its fourth straight game, knocking off Richmond, 73-68 on Wednesday night.    

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    Kimbal Mackenzie erupted for a career-high 25 points and Bucknell won its fourth straight game, knocking off Richmond, 73-68 on Wednesday night.    

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  • State football semifinal schedule released

    State football semifinal schedule released

    Monday, November 28 2016 11:55 PM EST2016-11-29 04:55:48 GMT

    Four area high school football teams hit the field this Saturday in state semifinal action. The VHSL released the times and locations for those contests on Monday. Winners of Saturday's contests advance to state championship games on December 10. 

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    Four area high school football teams hit the field this Saturday in state semifinal action. The VHSL released the times and locations for those contests on Monday. Winners of Saturday's contests advance to state championship games on December 10. 

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  • Williams leads VCU to win over St. John's

    Williams leads VCU to win over St. John's

    Thursday, November 24 2016 11:14 PM EST2016-11-25 04:14:59 GMT

    Jonathan Williams scored a career-high 22 points and dished out six assists and VCU overcame an early deficit to down St. John's, 75-69, Thursday night at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. 

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    Jonathan Williams scored a career-high 22 points and dished out six assists and VCU overcame an early deficit to down St. John's, 75-69, Thursday night at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. 

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  • Baylor's second half surge sends VCU to Atlantis loss

    Baylor's second half surge sends VCU to Atlantis loss

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 10:23 PM EST2016-11-24 03:23:50 GMT

    JeQuan Lewis scored a game-high 21 points and VCU shot 58 percent from the floor in the first half, but it wasn't enough, as Baylor used a big second half to send the Rams to a 71-63 loss in the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals. 

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    JeQuan Lewis scored a game-high 21 points and VCU shot 58 percent from the floor in the first half, but it wasn't enough, as Baylor used a big second half to send the Rams to a 71-63 loss in the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals. 

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  • High school football 2nd round playoff pairings

    High school football 2nd round playoff pairings

    Friday, November 18 2016 3:17 PM EST2016-11-18 20:17:47 GMT

    Several teams enter Friday just four wins shy of a state championship. Here is the schedule of our area teams still in the hunt.

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    Several teams enter Friday just four wins shy of a state championship. Here is the schedule of our area teams still in the hunt.

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  • Monacan's Walker picks UConn

    Monacan's Walker picks UConn

    Friday, November 11 2016 7:40 AM EST2016-11-11 12:40:27 GMT
    Megan Walker (Source: NBC12)Megan Walker (Source: NBC12)

    Monacan's Megan Walker has been asked the same question since her high school career began, and she took nearly four years to figure out the answer. Thursday, she revealed it. Walker will continue her career at Connecticut under legendary head coach Geno Auriemma.

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    Monacan's Megan Walker has been asked the same question since her high school career began, and she took nearly four years to figure out the answer. Thursday, she revealed it. Walker will continue her career at Connecticut under legendary head coach Geno Auriemma.

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  • Locals sign National Letters of Intent

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 10:41 PM EST2016-11-10 03:41:05 GMT

    Wednesday was the first day of the early signing period, meaning high school athletes can sign their national letters of intent to continue their careers in college. Our area has several who will head to the next level. 

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    Wednesday was the first day of the early signing period, meaning high school athletes can sign their national letters of intent to continue their careers in college. Our area has several who will head to the next level. 

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  • High School football playoff schedule released

    High School football playoff schedule released

    Sunday, November 6 2016 3:56 PM EST2016-11-06 20:56:28 GMT

    The High School football playoff schedule was released Sunday afternoon. Game times are still TBD.  Here are the brackets featuring our local teams:  

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    The High School football playoff schedule was released Sunday afternoon. Game times are still TBD.  Here are the brackets featuring our local teams:  

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  • November 5th On the Sidelines scoreboard

    November 5th On the Sidelines scoreboard

    Saturday, November 5 2016 12:12 AM EDT2016-11-05 04:12:21 GMT

    Here are the high school football scores from Friday November, 5th: 

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    Here are the high school football scores from Friday November, 5th: 

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  • Round One tee times announced for Dominion Charity Classic

    Round One tee times announced for Dominion Charity Classic

    Thursday, November 3 2016 4:43 PM EDT2016-11-03 20:43:07 GMT

    Here are the tee times for Friday's first round at the Dominion Charity Classic, played at the Country Club of Virginia: 

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    Here are the tee times for Friday's first round at the Dominion Charity Classic, played at the Country Club of Virginia: 

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  • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll- Week of October 31

    NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll- Week of October 31

    Monday, October 31 2016 11:59 PM EDT2016-11-01 03:59:41 GMT

    The top six teams hold steady heading into the final week of the regular season, while other squads shuffle in the bottom half.

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    The top six teams hold steady heading into the final week of the regular season, while other squads shuffle in the bottom half.

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  • October 28th On the Sidelines Scoreboard

    October 28th On the Sidelines Scoreboard

    Friday, October 28 2016 11:56 PM EDT2016-10-29 03:56:35 GMT

    Manchester won our game of the week in come from behind fashion over Monacan to headline Friday's action.

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    Manchester won our game of the week in come from behind fashion over Monacan to headline Friday's action.

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  • High school football schedule- October 28, 29

    High school football schedule- October 28, 29

    Friday, October 28 2016 12:38 AM EDT2016-10-28 04:38:48 GMT

    We've reached the final football Friday in October as teams battle for postseason position. Manchester hosts Monacan in our game of the week.

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    We've reached the final football Friday in October as teams battle for postseason position. Manchester hosts Monacan in our game of the week.

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  • Hokies end bad luck at Heinz Field with victory

    Hokies end bad luck at Heinz Field with victory

    Thursday, October 27 2016 11:43 PM EDT2016-10-28 03:43:17 GMT

    Jerod Evans shook off a right ankle injury to throw for a career-high 406 yards and two touchdowns and lead No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night. 

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    Jerod Evans shook off a right ankle injury to throw for a career-high 406 yards and two touchdowns and lead No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night. 

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  • High school football scoreboard- October 21

    High school football scoreboard- October 21

    Friday, October 21 2016 11:52 PM EDT2016-10-22 03:52:27 GMT

    Douglas Freeman topped Deep Run in our game of the week, while several other teams moved closer to playoff spots.

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    Douglas Freeman topped Deep Run in our game of the week, while several other teams moved closer to playoff spots.

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  • Former U.Va wide receiver sues school over 'culture of abuse'

    Former U.Va wide receiver sues school over 'culture of abuse'

    Friday, October 21 2016 10:28 PM EDT2016-10-22 02:28:50 GMT
    The University of Virginia (Source: File)The University of Virginia (Source: File)

    A former University of Virginia football player is suing the college for promoting a "culture of bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination," according to NBC Sports.

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    A former University of Virginia football player is suing the college for promoting a "culture of bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination," according to NBC Sports.

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  • High school football schedule- October 21, 22

    High school football schedule- October 21, 22

    Friday, October 21 2016 12:00 AM EDT2016-10-21 04:00:33 GMT

    Week eight finds several teams fighting for playoff position as the regular season hits the home stretch.

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    Week eight finds several teams fighting for playoff position as the regular season hits the home stretch.

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  • Rogers helps Hokies calm Hurricanes

    Rogers helps Hokies calm Hurricanes

    Thursday, October 20 2016 11:51 PM EDT2016-10-21 03:51:16 GMT

    Jerod Evans threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Virginia Tech beat Miami 37-16 on Thursday night. Hanover graduate Sam Rogers threw for a touchdown and had a crucial reception to help pace the Hokie effort.

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    Jerod Evans threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Virginia Tech beat Miami 37-16 on Thursday night. Hanover graduate Sam Rogers threw for a touchdown and had a crucial reception to help pace the Hokie effort.

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  • High school football scores- October 14

    High school football scores- October 14

    Friday, October 14 2016 11:55 PM EDT2016-10-15 03:55:17 GMT

    Hermitage handled top-ranked Manchester in our Game of the Week, Atlee shocked Henrico, and several teams picked up crucial wins fighting for playoff spots. Here's a look at Friday's scores.

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    Hermitage handled top-ranked Manchester in our Game of the Week, Atlee shocked Henrico, and several teams picked up crucial wins fighting for playoff spots. Here's a look at Friday's scores.

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  • High school football schedule- October 14, 15

    High school football schedule- October 14, 15

    Friday, October 14 2016 12:03 AM EDT2016-10-14 04:03:24 GMT

    Here's a look at the schedule for this weekend's high school football action. Catch scores and highlights during On the Sidelines at 11:15pm on NBC12.

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    Here's a look at the schedule for this weekend's high school football action. Catch scores and highlights during On the Sidelines at 11:15pm on NBC12.

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  • On the Sidelines Scoreboard- October 7

    On the Sidelines Scoreboard- October 7

    Friday, October 7 2016 11:53 PM EDT2016-10-08 03:53:33 GMT

    Louisa downed Powhatan in our game of the week, Patrick Henry suffered its first loss, and Dinwiddie was challenged to headline Friday's action.

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    Louisa downed Powhatan in our game of the week, Patrick Henry suffered its first loss, and Dinwiddie was challenged to headline Friday's action.

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  • High School football scoreboard - Monday 10/3

    High School football scoreboard - Monday 10/3

    Monday, October 3 2016 10:45 PM EDT2016-10-04 02:45:10 GMT

    Here are the final scores from all of Monday night's high school football games:

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    Here are the final scores from all of Monday night's high school football games:

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  • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 26

    NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 26

    Monday, September 26 2016 5:24 PM EDT2016-09-26 21:24:29 GMT

    While the top five went unchanged, the bottom half of the poll experienced a shake-up after last Friday's action.

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    While the top five went unchanged, the bottom half of the poll experienced a shake-up after last Friday's action.

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  • High school football scoreboard- September 23

    High school football scoreboard- September 23

    Friday, September 23 2016 11:51 PM EDT2016-09-24 03:51:48 GMT

    Here are Friday night's high school football scores from around Central Virginia. Patrick Henry claimed victory in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week, Dinwiddie continued to roll, and Varina picked up a key win to headline the action.

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    Here are Friday night's high school football scores from around Central Virginia. Patrick Henry claimed victory in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week, Dinwiddie continued to roll, and Varina picked up a key win to headline the action.

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  • On the Sidelines Schedule- September 23, 24

    On the Sidelines Schedule- September 23, 24

    Friday, September 23 2016 12:00 AM EDT2016-09-23 04:00:53 GMT

    Here's a look at this weekend's high school football action. Our On the Sidelines Game of the Week features Henrico visiting Patrick Henry in a battle of unbeaten teams.

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    Here's a look at this weekend's high school football action. Our On the Sidelines Game of the Week features Henrico visiting Patrick Henry in a battle of unbeaten teams.

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  • Wizards announce training camp times at VCU

    Wizards announce training camp times at VCU

    Monday, September 19 2016 3:37 PM EDT2016-09-19 19:37:49 GMT
    The Wizards and VCU announced dates and times for the NBA team's pre-season training camp in Richmond beginning next week. This is the first time since 2009 that the Wizards will hold training camp in Richmond.  The Friday night session will be held at the Siegel Center and is open to the public. -Tuesday 9/27: 10:00 - 12:00 & 5:00 - 6:00 -Wednesday 9/28: 10:00 - 12:00 & 5:00 - 6:00 -Thursday 9/29: 11:00 - 1:00 -Friday 9/30: 10:00 - 12:00 & 6:00 - 7:30 ...More >>
    The Wizards and VCU announced dates and times for the NBA team's pre-season training camp in Richmond beginning next week. This is the first time since 2009 that the Wizards will hold training camp in Richmond.  The Friday night session will be held at the Siegel Center and is open to the public. -Tuesday 9/27: 10:00 - 12:00 & 5:00 - 6:00 -Wednesday 9/28: 10:00 - 12:00 & 5:00 - 6:00 -Thursday 9/29: 11:00 - 1:00 -Friday 9/30: 10:00 - 12:00 & 6:00 - 7:30 ...More >>
  • On the Sidelines Schedule- September 16,17

    On the Sidelines Schedule- September 16,17

    Thursday, September 15 2016 12:25 AM EDT2016-09-15 04:25:49 GMT

    Here's a look at the high school football schedule for this weekend.

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    Here's a look at the high school football schedule for this weekend.

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  • Redskins stumble against Steelers in season opener

    Redskins stumble against Steelers in season opener

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 12:18 AM EDT2016-09-13 04:18:57 GMT

    Ben Roethlisberger recovered his own fumble at a pivotal moment and didn't look back, throwing three touchdown passes to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 38-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night. 

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    Ben Roethlisberger recovered his own fumble at a pivotal moment and didn't look back, throwing three touchdown passes to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 38-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night. 

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  • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big12- Week of September 12

    NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big12- Week of September 12

    Monday, September 12 2016 6:18 PM EDT2016-09-12 22:18:58 GMT

    The NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 is a weekly high school football poll voted on by members of both organizations' staffs. This week, L.C. Bird overtakes the top spot, after Highland Springs lost at Meadowbrook this past Friday, and Benedictine moves into the poll for the first time this year. 

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    The NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 is a weekly high school football poll voted on by members of both organizations' staffs. This week, L.C. Bird overtakes the top spot, after Highland Springs lost at Meadowbrook this past Friday, and Benedictine moves into the poll for the first time this year. 

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  • Tennessee comes alive in second quarter to rout Hokies at Bristol

    Tennessee comes alive in second quarter to rout Hokies at Bristol

    Sunday, September 11 2016 12:11 AM EDT2016-09-11 04:11:23 GMT

    Tennessee overcame a slow start with a prolific second quarter to beat Virginia Tech 45-24 Saturday night at the 'Battle at Bristol.' 

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    Tennessee overcame a slow start with a prolific second quarter to beat Virginia Tech 45-24 Saturday night at the 'Battle at Bristol.' 

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  • Richmond running community lands city in top 50 list

    Richmond running community lands city in top 50 list

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 10:53 AM EDT2016-08-31 14:53:38 GMT
    (Source: NBC12)(Source: NBC12)

    With thousands of people hitting the starting line at the Monument Avenue 10K in the spring and Richmond Marathon in the fall, Runner's World has named Richmond as one of the 50 running cities in the U.S.

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    With thousands of people hitting the starting line at the Monument Avenue 10K in the spring and Richmond Marathon in the fall, Runner's World has named Richmond as one of the 50 running cities in the U.S.

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  • On the Sidelines Scoreboard- September 9

    On the Sidelines Scoreboard- September 9

    Saturday, September 10 2016 12:00 AM EDT2016-09-10 04:00:12 GMT

    Meadowbrook's upset of Highland Springs headlined a full night of gridiron action.

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    Meadowbrook's upset of Highland Springs headlined a full night of gridiron action.

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  • Busch wins sixth career XFinity race at RIR

    Busch wins sixth career XFinity race at RIR

    Friday, September 9 2016 11:55 PM EDT2016-09-10 03:55:07 GMT

    For the sixth time in his career, Kyle Busch NASCAR XFINITY series race at Richmond International Raceway. 

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    For the sixth time in his career, Kyle Busch NASCAR XFINITY series race at Richmond International Raceway. 

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  • Updated high school football schedule

    Updated high school football schedule

    Friday, September 9 2016 3:55 PM EDT2016-09-09 19:55:09 GMT

    The high heat is causing many schools to push back kickoff times for Friday night's games.

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    The high heat is causing many schools to push back kickoff times for Friday night's games.

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  • Richmond Spiders schedule for men's basketball released

    Richmond Spiders schedule for men's basketball released

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 3:24 PM EDT2016-09-06 19:24:52 GMT
    Source: richmondspiders.comSource: richmondspiders.com

    The University of Richmond men's basketball head coach Chris Mooney has announced the 2016-17 schedule for the Spiders.

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    The University of Richmond men's basketball head coach Chris Mooney has announced the 2016-17 schedule for the Spiders.

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  • NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll - Week Two

    NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll - Week Two

    Monday, September 5 2016 5:33 PM EDT2016-09-05 21:33:59 GMT

    Here is the NBC12/RVA Sports Network ‘Big 12’ high school football poll for week two.  The top three teams stayed the same while Thomas Dale took the poll’s biggest tumble following their loss to LC Bird.  Cosby moved back into the poll after a one week absence while Hanover dropped out:

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    Here is the NBC12/RVA Sports Network ‘Big 12’ high school football poll for week two.  The top three teams stayed the same while Thomas Dale took the poll’s biggest tumble following their loss to LC Bird.  Cosby moved back into the poll after a one week absence while Hanover dropped out:

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  • NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll - Week One

    NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll - Week One

    Monday, August 29 2016 7:28 PM EDT2016-08-29 23:28:36 GMT

    Here is the official NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll for week one of the high school football season.  Eight of the 12 schools in our poll played a game last week while four make their season debuts in week one.

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    Here is the official NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll for week one of the high school football season.  Eight of the 12 schools in our poll played a game last week while four make their season debuts in week one.

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  • White transfers to Syracuse

    White transfers to Syracuse

    Sunday, August 28 2016 11:37 PM EDT2016-08-29 03:37:08 GMT

    Richmond native Andrew White will play his final season of college basketball eligibility at Syracuse. As a graduate transfer, he can play right away for the Orange.  

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    Richmond native Andrew White will play his final season of college basketball eligibility at Syracuse. As a graduate transfer, he can play right away for the Orange.  

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  • On the Sidelines Scoreboard- August 26

    On the Sidelines Scoreboard- August 26

    Friday, August 26 2016 11:41 PM EDT2016-08-27 03:41:14 GMT

    Here are the results from Friday night football action to open the high school football season.

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    Here are the results from Friday night football action to open the high school football season.

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  • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big12- Preseason

    NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big12- Preseason

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 10:21 PM EDT2016-08-24 02:21:50 GMT

    The 2016 high school football season kicks off this week, and as action returns on the gridiron, so does the NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12, a weekly poll voted on by members of each respective organization's staffs.

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    The 2016 high school football season kicks off this week, and as action returns on the gridiron, so does the NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12, a weekly poll voted on by members of each respective organization's staffs.

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  • VCU will play home-and-home series with UVA in 2017

    VCU will play home-and-home series with UVA in 2017

    Wednesday, August 10 2016 1:41 PM EDT2016-08-10 17:41:57 GMT
    VCU (Source: Jeff Auth at English Wikipedia)VCU (Source: Jeff Auth at English Wikipedia)

    VCU has just announced that the Rams will play a home-and-home series with UVA next year.

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    VCU has just announced that the Rams will play a home-and-home series with UVA next year.

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  • VCU hoops releases non-conference schedule

    VCU hoops releases non-conference schedule

    Wednesday, July 27 2016 11:08 PM EDT2016-07-28 03:08:20 GMT

    VCU men's basketball released its non-conference schedule on Wednesday evening. Will Wade says that numerically, it's a little bit better than the Rams' schedule last season. 

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    VCU men's basketball released its non-conference schedule on Wednesday evening. Will Wade says that numerically, it's a little bit better than the Rams' schedule last season. 

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  • Daniels signs three-year deal with Grizzlies

    Daniels signs three-year deal with Grizzlies

    Saturday, July 9 2016 11:44 PM EDT2016-07-10 03:44:50 GMT
    Former VCU sharpshooter Troy Daniels agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will send him from the Charlotte Hornets to the Memphis Grizzlies.  The deal was first reported by The Vertical. Daniels is expected to sign a three-year contract worth $10 million. The 24-year old Daniels led the entire NBA in three point percentage last season. More >>
    Former VCU sharpshooter Troy Daniels agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will send him from the Charlotte Hornets to the Memphis Grizzlies.  The deal was first reported by The Vertical. Daniels is expected to sign a three-year contract worth $10 million. The 24-year old Daniels led the entire NBA in three point percentage last season. More >>
  • Benedictine product Gbinije, UVA's Brogdon drafted in second round of NBA Draft

    Benedictine product Gbinije, UVA's Brogdon drafted in second round of NBA Draft

    Friday, June 24 2016 12:29 AM EDT2016-06-24 04:29:07 GMT

    Michael Gbinije was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 49th overall selection, while Malcolm Brogdon didn't have to wait as long to hear his name called, going to the Bucks with pick number 36.

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    Michael Gbinije was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 49th overall selection, while Malcolm Brogdon didn't have to wait as long to hear his name called, going to the Bucks with pick number 36.

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  • VHSL state tournament results and finals schedule

    VHSL state tournament results and finals schedule

    Friday, June 10 2016 10:22 PM EDT2016-06-11 02:22:48 GMT

    Here are state semifinal scores from around the commonwealth involving local teams.

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    Here are state semifinal scores from around the commonwealth involving local teams.

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  • VHSL State Championship Schedule

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 11:45 PM EDT2016-06-08 03:45:37 GMT

    A handful of area teams will battle for state championships this weekend. Here is a look at the schedule with dates, times and locations.

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    A handful of area teams will battle for state championships this weekend. Here is a look at the schedule with dates, times and locations.

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  • Washington Redskins release training camp schedule

    Washington Redskins release training camp schedule

    Thursday, June 2 2016 5:01 PM EDT2016-06-02 21:01:48 GMT
    This is the third year for the Redskins training camp in Richmond. (Source: NBC12)This is the third year for the Redskins training camp in Richmond. (Source: NBC12)

    The Washington Redskins are holding 22 public on-field sessions during training camp in July and August that are free for fans.

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    The Washington Redskins are holding 22 public on-field sessions during training camp in July and August that are free for fans.

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  • Bradley's hitting streak ends at 29 games

    Bradley's hitting streak ends at 29 games

    Thursday, May 26 2016 11:12 PM EDT2016-05-27 03:12:58 GMT

    Prince George native Jackie Bradley Jr. saw his remarkable hitting streak come to an end on Thursday night, going hitless in four trips to the plate in the Red Sox 8-2 loss to the Rockies at Fenway Park. Bradley's streak reached 29 games, tied for the fourth longest in team history, and he came within five games of tying Dom DiMaggio's club record 34 game hitting streak.

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    Prince George native Jackie Bradley Jr. saw his remarkable hitting streak come to an end on Thursday night, going hitless in four trips to the plate in the Red Sox 8-2 loss to the Rockies at Fenway Park. Bradley's streak reached 29 games, tied for the fourth longest in team history, and he came within five games of tying Dom DiMaggio's club record 34 game hitting streak.

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  • Randolph-Macon will rematch LaRoche to decide College World Series berth

    Randolph-Macon will rematch LaRoche to decide College World Series berth

    Sunday, May 22 2016 1:24 AM EDT2016-05-22 05:24:17 GMT

    The Yellow Jackets fell to LaRoche in 12 innings, setting up a deciding elimination game in the Mideast Regional to determine a College World Series berth.

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    The Yellow Jackets fell to LaRoche in 12 innings, setting up a deciding elimination game in the Mideast Regional to determine a College World Series berth.

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  • Redskins add Cravens, Fuller on Friday night at Draft

    Redskins add Cravens, Fuller on Friday night at Draft

    Friday, April 29 2016 11:29 PM EDT2016-04-30 03:29:37 GMT
    Friday, April 29 2016 11:29 PM EDT2016-04-30 03:29:37 GMT

    The Redskins went defense Friday night at the draft, selecting USC safety Su'a Cravens and Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller. 

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    The Redskins went defense Friday night at the draft, selecting USC safety Su'a Cravens and Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller. 

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  • Redskins sign free agent CB Norman to five-year deal

    Redskins sign free agent CB Norman to five-year deal

    Friday, April 22 2016 11:06 PM EDT2016-04-23 03:06:51 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 11:06 PM EDT2016-04-23 03:06:51 GMT

    Josh Norman posed for photos with a pen and his new contract and smiled ear-to-ear alongside Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan and family members decked out in fresh team gear. Two days after being cast off by the Carolina Panthers, Norman found a place he was wanted, signing with the Redskins on Friday.

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    Josh Norman posed for photos with a pen and his new contract and smiled ear-to-ear alongside Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan and family members decked out in fresh team gear. Two days after being cast off by the Carolina Panthers, Norman found a place he was wanted, signing with the Redskins on Friday.

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  • Brooklyn Nets hire former Spider Atkinson as head coach

    Brooklyn Nets hire former Spider Atkinson as head coach

    Sunday, April 17 2016 11:01 PM EDT2016-04-18 03:01:41 GMT
    Sunday, April 17 2016 11:01 PM EDT2016-04-18 03:01:41 GMT

    Former Richmond basketball great and current NBA assistant coach Kenny Atkinson has been named the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

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    Former Richmond basketball great and current NBA assistant coach Kenny Atkinson has been named the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

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  • Redskins 2016 schedule revealed

    Redskins 2016 schedule revealed

    Thursday, April 14 2016 11:05 PM EDT2016-04-15 03:05:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 14 2016 11:05 PM EDT2016-04-15 03:05:09 GMT

    The Redskins' 2016 regular season schedule was revealed Thursday night.  Washington opens the season on Monday Night Football at home against the Steelers.

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    The Redskins' 2016 regular season schedule was revealed Thursday night.  Washington opens the season on Monday Night Football at home against the Steelers.

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  • Weber makes Miami Heat debut

    Weber makes Miami Heat debut

    Sunday, April 10 2016 11:54 PM EDT2016-04-11 03:54:50 GMT
    Sunday, April 10 2016 11:54 PM EDT2016-04-11 03:54:50 GMT

    Former VCU star Briante Weber made his Miami Heat debut on Sunday evening, just hours after officially being added to the team's roster. Weber entered the game with 2:43 remaining in Miami's regular season home finale against the Orlando Magic. 

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    Former VCU star Briante Weber made his Miami Heat debut on Sunday evening, just hours after officially being added to the team's roster. Weber entered the game with 2:43 remaining in Miami's regular season home finale against the Orlando Magic. 

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  • Briante Weber signs with Miami Heat

    Briante Weber signs with Miami Heat

    Saturday, April 9 2016 10:39 PM EDT2016-04-10 02:39:51 GMT
    Saturday, April 9 2016 10:39 PM EDT2016-04-10 02:39:51 GMT

    Former VCU standout Briante Weber signed a three-year contract with the Miami Heat Saturday.

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    Former VCU standout Briante Weber signed a three-year contract with the Miami Heat Saturday.

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  • Squirrels will have eight of San Francisco's top 30 prospects this summer

    Squirrels will have eight of San Francisco's top 30 prospects this summer

    Saturday, April 2 2016 5:39 PM EDT2016-04-02 21:39:17 GMT
    Saturday, April 2 2016 5:39 PM EDT2016-04-02 21:39:16 GMT

    The Flying Squirrels roster will feature eight of the 30 top prospects in the San Francisco Giants' system.

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    The Flying Squirrels roster will feature eight of the 30 top prospects in the San Francisco Giants' system.

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  • Richmond Flying Squirrels says goodbye to one of their mascots

    Richmond Flying Squirrels says goodbye to one of their mascots

    Saturday, April 2 2016 5:20 PM EDT2016-04-02 21:20:25 GMT
    Saturday, April 2 2016 5:23 PM EDT2016-04-02 21:23:11 GMT
    Richmond Flying SquirrelsRichmond Flying Squirrels

    The Richmond Flying Squirrels just announced their mascot Parker the Rally Pig will retire before the 2016 season.

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    The Richmond Flying Squirrels just announced their mascot Parker the Rally Pig will retire before the 2016 season.

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  • UVA blows out Hampton to kick off NCAA tourney run

    UVA blows out Hampton to kick off NCAA tourney run

    Thursday, March 17 2016 5:13 PM EDT2016-03-17 21:13:41 GMT
    Thursday, March 17 2016 5:13 PM EDT2016-03-17 21:13:41 GMT
    Coach Bennett goes down during UVA game (Source: AP)Coach Bennett goes down during UVA game (Source: AP)

    The UVA Cavaliers beat the Hampton Pirate 81-45 to start their NCAA Men's basketball tournament run.

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    The UVA Cavaliers beat the Hampton Pirate 81-45 to start their NCAA Men's basketball tournament run.

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  • 5 years later: Ram Nation looking for another NCAA tournament run

    5 years later: Ram Nation looking for another NCAA tournament run

    Thursday, March 17 2016 11:09 AM EDT2016-03-17 15:09:49 GMT
    Thursday, March 17 2016 11:30 AM EDT2016-03-17 15:30:59 GMT
    VCU Rams make it to the Final Four in 2011 (Source: NBC12)VCU Rams make it to the Final Four in 2011 (Source: NBC12)

    Many around the nation looked down on VCU and dismissed the team as a non-contender in 2011. What they didn't know was that the team would bring a little thing called HAVOC.

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    Many around the nation looked down on VCU and dismissed the team as a non-contender in 2011. What they didn't know was that the team would bring a little thing called HAVOC.

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  • VCU vs. UVA Women's NIT tickets on sale now

    VCU vs. UVA Women's NIT tickets on sale now

    Tuesday, March 15 2016 9:27 PM EDT2016-03-16 01:27:16 GMT
    Tuesday, March 15 2016 10:34 PM EDT2016-03-16 02:34:25 GMT

    VCU hosts UVA in the first round of the women’s National Invitational Tournament this Thursday at 7:00 PM in the Siegel Center.

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    VCU hosts UVA in the first round of the women’s National Invitational Tournament this Thursday at 7:00 PM in the Siegel Center.

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  • UVA earns #1 seed in NCAA Tournament, VCU #10 seed

    UVA earns #1 seed in NCAA Tournament, VCU #10 seed

    Sunday, March 13 2016 6:10 PM EDT2016-03-13 22:10:13 GMT
    Sunday, March 13 2016 9:17 PM EDT2016-03-14 01:17:58 GMT
    NCAA logo (Source: Wikimedia Commons)NCAA logo (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    UVA and VCU will both be playing in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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    UVA and VCU will both be playing in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

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  • VCU and UVA in NCAA field; Hokies head to NIT and UR declines

    VCU and UVA in NCAA field; Hokies head to NIT and UR declines

    Sunday, March 13 2016 8:53 PM EDT2016-03-14 00:53:02 GMT
    Sunday, March 13 2016 8:53 PM EDT2016-03-14 00:53:01 GMT

    With the release of the 2016 NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket this is finally clarity on where local teams are headed this March. 

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    With the release of the 2016 NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket this is finally clarity on where local teams are headed this March. 

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  • State basketball tournament schedule and results

    State basketball tournament schedule and results

    Tuesday, March 1 2016 12:16 AM EST2016-03-01 05:16:52 GMT
    Saturday, March 12 2016 11:53 PM EST2016-03-13 04:53:16 GMT

    A handful of teams find themselves just three wins shy of a state crown. Here is the updated schedule and results from tournament action.

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    A handful of teams find themselves just three wins shy of a state crown. Here is the updated schedule and results from tournament action.

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  • Grizzlies set to sign Weber to 10-day NBA contract

    Grizzlies set to sign Weber to 10-day NBA contract

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 11:43 PM EST2016-03-09 04:43:08 GMT
    Tuesday, March 8 2016 11:43 PM EST2016-03-09 04:43:08 GMT
    The Memphis Grizzlies will sign former VCU guard Briante Weber to a 10-day NBA contract, per The Vertical on Yahoo Sports. The report indicates that the signing is expected to happen on Friday. More >>

    The Memphis Grizzlies will sign former VCU guard Briante Weber to a 10-day NBA contract, per The Vertical on Yahoo Sports. The report indicates that the signing is expected to happen on Friday.

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  • Virginia Tech basketball players get lesson from veterans on National Anthem

    Virginia Tech basketball players get lesson from veterans on National Anthem

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 6:54 PM EST2016-03-08 23:54:55 GMT
    Tuesday, March 8 2016 7:57 PM EST2016-03-09 00:57:26 GMT
    (Source: NBC12)(Source: NBC12)

    Players on the Virginia Tech men's basketball team got a real-life education when their coach brought them face to face with military veterans to teach them about the National Anthem.

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    Players on the Virginia Tech men's basketball team got a real-life education when their coach brought them face to face with military veterans to teach them about the National Anthem.

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  • Redskins officially release RGIII

    Redskins officially release RGIII

    Monday, March 7 2016 11:00 AM EST2016-03-07 16:00:34 GMT
    Monday, March 7 2016 11:49 AM EST2016-03-07 16:49:55 GMT

    Once heralded as the future of the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III is now officially looking for a new team.

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    Once heralded as the future of the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III is now officially looking for a new team.

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  • VCU loses to Dayton in OT but still grabs share of A10 title

    VCU loses to Dayton in OT but still grabs share of A10 title

    Saturday, March 5 2016 11:54 PM EST2016-03-06 04:54:52 GMT
    Saturday, March 5 2016 11:54 PM EST2016-03-06 04:54:51 GMT
    Kyle Davis scored the game-winning layup with 16 seconds left in overtime, and Dayton beat VCU 68-67 Saturday night to clinch a share of the Atlantic 10 title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.  More >>

    Kyle Davis scored the game-winning layup with 16 seconds left in overtime, and Dayton beat VCU 68-67 Saturday night to clinch a share of the Atlantic 10 title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. 

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  • High school basketball regional tournament schedule and results

    High school basketball regional tournament schedule and results

    Tuesday, February 23 2016 12:26 AM EST2016-02-23 05:26:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 27 2016 11:48 PM EST2016-02-28 04:48:32 GMT

    Here is a look at this week's schedule and results of regional tournament action.

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    Here is a look at this week's schedule and results of regional tournament action.

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  • Johnson breaks record, but Rams fall at George Mason

    Johnson breaks record, but Rams fall at George Mason

    Wednesday, February 24 2016 10:53 PM EST2016-02-25 03:53:15 GMT
    Wednesday, February 24 2016 10:53 PM EST2016-02-25 03:53:15 GMT

    Melvin Johnson set the VCU program record for most career three-pointers on Wednesday night, but the Rams were sent to a 76-69 upset loss at George Mason. Johnson scored a game-high 24 points and played all 40 minutes. 

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    Melvin Johnson set the VCU program record for most career three-pointers on Wednesday night, but the Rams were sent to a 76-69 upset loss at George Mason. Johnson scored a game-high 24 points and played all 40 minutes. 

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  • Denny Hamlin wished for Daytona win in elementary school

    Denny Hamlin wished for Daytona win in elementary school

    Sunday, February 21 2016 4:54 PM EST2016-02-21 21:54:39 GMT
    Monday, February 22 2016 6:26 PM EST2016-02-22 23:26:20 GMT
    Letter Denny Hamlin wrote in elementary school (Source: Twitter)Letter Denny Hamlin wrote in elementary school (Source: Twitter)

    Chesterfield's Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 on Sunday, edging out Martin Truex Jr. by on a few inches in the closest-ever finish of the race. 

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    Chesterfield's Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 on Sunday, edging out Martin Truex Jr. by on a few inches in the closest-ever finish of the race. 

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  • High School Basketball Playoff Schedule and Results

    High School Basketball Playoff Schedule and Results

    Sunday, February 14 2016 11:56 PM EST2016-02-15 04:56:45 GMT
    Friday, February 19 2016 11:50 PM EST2016-02-20 04:50:34 GMT

    The high school basketball postseason is underway. Here are updated schedules and results from area tournaments, and we'll take you all the way through the state title games at the Siegel Center in March. 

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    The high school basketball postseason is underway. Here are updated schedules and results from area tournaments, and we'll take you all the way through the state title games at the Siegel Center in March. 

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  • Spiders drop road game at undermanned Davidson

    Spiders drop road game at undermanned Davidson

    Wednesday, February 17 2016 12:06 AM EST2016-02-17 05:06:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 17 2016 12:06 AM EST2016-02-17 05:06:08 GMT
    Both teams shot over 50 percent from the field, but the Davidson Wildcats were able to pull ahead in the second half and hold off a final minute Spider comeback to win 83-79. More >>

    Both teams shot over 50 percent from the field, but the Davidson Wildcats were able to pull ahead in the second half and hold off a final minute Spider comeback to win 83-79.

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  • VCU suffers upset loss at UMass

    VCU suffers upset loss at UMass

    Thursday, February 11 2016 10:26 PM EST2016-02-12 03:26:32 GMT
    Thursday, February 11 2016 10:26 PM EST2016-02-12 03:26:32 GMT
    VCU erased a 15 points second half deficit, but could never take the lead, falling to Massachusetts, 69-63, in Amherst on Thursday night. It marks the Rams' second straight loss and drops their record to 17-7, 9-2 in Atlantic 10 play.  More >>

    VCU erased a 15 points second half deficit, but could never take the lead, falling to Massachusetts, 69-63, in Amherst on Thursday night. It marks the Rams' second straight loss and drops their record to 17-7, 9-2 in Atlantic 10 play. 

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  • Richmond grabs much-needed road win over Saint Louis

    Richmond grabs much-needed road win over Saint Louis

    Thursday, February 11 2016 12:04 AM EST2016-02-11 05:04:29 GMT
    Thursday, February 11 2016 12:04 AM EST2016-02-11 05:04:28 GMT
    For the second straight game, the University of Richmond men’s basketball used a stifling defensive effort to come away with a victory. This time, the Spiders held Saint Louis under 35-percent from the field en route to a 67-53 road victory over the Billikens.  More >>

    For the second straight game, the University of Richmond men’s basketball used a stifling defensive effort to come away with a victory. This time, the Spiders held Saint Louis under 35-percent from the field en route to a 67-53 road victory over the Billikens. 

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  • Richmond earns gritty double overtime win at George Washington

    Richmond earns gritty double overtime win at George Washington

    Friday, January 29 2016 12:20 AM EST2016-01-29 05:20:13 GMT
    Friday, January 29 2016 12:42 AM EST2016-01-29 05:42:47 GMT

    ShawnDre' Jones had 29 points and Marshall Wood tied his own school record with seven three-pointers as Richmond outlasted the Colonials to get a much-needed Atlantic 10 win.

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    ShawnDre' Jones had 29 points and Marshall Wood tied his own school record with seven three-pointers as Richmond outlasted the Colonials to get a much-needed Atlantic 10 win.

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  • Virginia Tech football schedule released for the 2016 season

    Virginia Tech football schedule released for the 2016 season

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 4:14 PM EST2016-01-26 21:14:39 GMT
    Wednesday, January 27 2016 2:43 PM EST2016-01-27 19:43:50 GMT
    2016 Virginia Tech Football Schedule (Source: ACC)2016 Virginia Tech Football Schedule (Source: ACC)

    The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) just released Virginia Tech's football schedule for the 2016 season. They will be playing 12 regular season games, including six home games.

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    The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) just released Virginia Tech's football schedule for the 2016 season. They will be playing 12 regular season games, including six home games.

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  • UVA football schedule released for the 2016 season

    UVA football schedule released for the 2016 season

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 4:12 PM EST2016-01-26 21:12:36 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 4:12 PM EST2016-01-26 21:12:36 GMT
    The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) just released UVA's football schedule for the 2016 season. They will be playing 12 regular season games, including six home games. More >>

    The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) just released UVA's football schedule for the 2016 season. They will be playing 12 regular season games, including six home games.

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  • Winter storm forces college basketball postponements

    Winter storm forces college basketball postponements

    Friday, January 22 2016 12:08 AM EST2016-01-22 05:08:32 GMT
    Friday, January 22 2016 12:08 AM EST2016-01-22 05:08:32 GMT
    VCU, Richmond and UVA have all rescheduled their games that were originally set for Saturday afternoon. More >>

    VCU, Richmond and UVA have all rescheduled their games that were originally set for Saturday afternoon.

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  • VCU rallies to clip Hawks on road

    VCU rallies to clip Hawks on road

    Wednesday, January 6 2016 12:02 AM EST2016-01-06 05:02:07 GMT
    Wednesday, January 6 2016 12:02 AM EST2016-01-06 05:02:06 GMT
    Melvin Johnson jump-started the Rams, who overcame a 13 points second half deficit to escape Hagan Arena with a key early season Atlantic 10 victory. More >>

    Melvin Johnson jump-started the Rams, who overcame a 13 points second half deficit to escape Hagan Arena with a key early season Atlantic 10 victory.

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  • RIR to remove entire backstretch of seats

    RIR to remove entire backstretch of seats

    Tuesday, January 5 2016 4:32 PM EST2016-01-05 21:32:05 GMT
    Tuesday, January 5 2016 11:34 PM EST2016-01-06 04:34:53 GMT

    Richmond International Raceway will remove its entire backstretch of seats prior to the April race weekend. The project will drop capacity from about 75,000 to 60,000 and will be completed by late February or early March. 

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    Richmond International Raceway will remove its entire backstretch of seats prior to the April race weekend. The project will drop capacity from about 75,000 to 60,000 and will be completed by late February or early March. 

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  • Virginia Tech upsets UVA for first win in series since 2012

    Virginia Tech upsets UVA for first win in series since 2012

    Tuesday, January 5 2016 12:11 AM EST2016-01-05 05:11:41 GMT
    Tuesday, January 5 2016 12:11 AM EST2016-01-05 05:11:41 GMT
    Zach LeDay scored 22 points and Virginia Tech held off a late Virginia run, as the Hokies upset the 4th-ranked Cavaliers, 70-68, at Cassell Coliseum on Monday night. It snaps a seven game losing streak in the series for Virginia Tech, its first win against its arch rival since 2012. More >>

    Zach LeDay scored 22 points and Virginia Tech held off a late Virginia run, as the Hokies upset the 4th-ranked Cavaliers, 70-68, at Cassell Coliseum on Monday night. It snaps a seven game losing streak in the series for Virginia Tech, its first win against its arch rival since 2012.

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  • Tuesday's TDIT semifinal action

    Tuesday's TDIT semifinal action

    Monday, December 21 2015 11:46 PM EST2015-12-22 04:46:49 GMT
    Monday, December 21 2015 11:46 PM EST2015-12-22 04:46:49 GMT
    Here are Tuesday's semifinal match-ups for the Times Dispatch Invitational Tournament. All of Tuesday's action takes place at Clover Hill High School.  More >>

    Here are Tuesday's semifinal match-ups for the Times Dispatch Invitational Tournament. All of Tuesday's action takes place at Clover Hill High School. 

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  • Spiders pummeled by NDSU in national semifinal

    Spiders pummeled by NDSU in national semifinal

    Friday, December 18 2015 11:47 PM EST2015-12-19 04:47:41 GMT
    Friday, December 18 2015 11:47 PM EST2015-12-19 04:47:41 GMT
    Eric Perkins returned a punt 88 yards for a touchdown to finish off a dominating first half and four-time defending FCS winner North Dakota State rolled to a 33-7 victory over Richmond in a semifinal game Saturday night. More >>

    Eric Perkins returned a punt 88 yards for a touchdown to finish off a dominating first half and four-time defending FCS winner North Dakota State rolled to a 33-7 victory over Richmond in a semifinal game Saturday night.

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  • VCU stumbles in second half, falls at Georgia Tech

    VCU stumbles in second half, falls at Georgia Tech

    Tuesday, December 15 2015 11:57 PM EST2015-12-16 04:57:00 GMT
    Tuesday, December 15 2015 11:56 PM EST2015-12-16 04:56:59 GMT
    Justin Tillman scored a career high 18 points and Melvin Johnson added 17 points, but VCU could not keep pace with Georgia Tech down the stretch in a 77-64 Rams loss on Tuesday night in Atlanta.More >>

    Justin Tillman scored a career high 18 points and Melvin Johnson added 17 points, but VCU could not keep pace with Georgia Tech down the stretch in a 77-64 Rams loss on Tuesday night in Atlanta.

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  • Spiders upset Illinois State to advance to FCS semifinals

    Spiders upset Illinois State to advance to FCS semifinals

    Friday, December 11 2015 11:13 PM EST2015-12-12 04:13:55 GMT
    Friday, December 11 2015 11:13 PM EST2015-12-12 04:13:55 GMT
    Richmond beat Illinois State 39-27 in the FCS quarterfinals Friday.  The loss snapped a 19-game home winning streak for ISU.More >>

    Richmond beat Illinois State 39-27 in the FCS quarterfinals Friday.  The loss snapped a 19-game home winning streak for ISU.

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  • Rosters announced for upcoming Big River Rivalry

    Rosters announced for upcoming Big River Rivalry

    Tuesday, December 8 2015 10:07 PM EST2015-12-09 03:07:26 GMT
    Tuesday, December 8 2015 10:07 PM EST2015-12-09 03:07:25 GMT
    The third annual edition of the high school football all-star game will kick off on December 19 at Randolph-Macon College at 1:00pm.More >>

    The third annual edition of the high school football all-star game will kick off on December 19 at Randolph-Macon College at 1:00pm.

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  • Spiders down William and Mary to advance to FCS quarterfinals

    Spiders down William and Mary to advance to FCS quarterfinals

    Saturday, December 5 2015 6:32 PM EST2015-12-05 23:32:21 GMT
    Saturday, December 5 2015 6:32 PM EST2015-12-05 23:32:20 GMT
    Jacobi Green ran for 141 yards and three touchdowns to help lead Richmond to a 48-13 victory over William & Mary in an FCS second round playoff game on Saturday.    Richmond (9-3), which has now defeated its arch rival in consecutive games, now plays second seeded Illinois State in the quarterfinals. The Spiders beat the Tribe 20-9 on November 21.    David Broadus finished with 60 yards and a touchdown on the ground and quarterback Kyle Lauletta added ...More >>
    Jacobi Green ran for 141 yards and three touchdowns to help lead Richmond to a 48-13 victory over William & Mary in an FCS second round playoff game on Saturday.    Richmond (9-3), which has now defeated its arch rival in consecutive games, now plays second seeded Illinois State in the quarterfinals. The Spiders beat the Tribe 20-9 on November 21.    David Broadus finished with 60 yards and a touchdown on the ground and quarterback Kyle Lauletta added ...More >>
  • VCU picks up road win at Middle Tennessee State

    VCU picks up road win at Middle Tennessee State

    Thursday, December 3 2015 12:04 AM EST2015-12-03 05:04:44 GMT
    Thursday, December 3 2015 12:04 AM EST2015-12-03 05:04:53 GMT
    Melvin Johnson scored 19 points, while JeQuan Lewis chipped in 14 points in his home state, as the Rams spoiled Middle Tennessee State's home opener. More >>

    Melvin Johnson scored 19 points, while JeQuan Lewis chipped in 14 points in his home state, as the Rams spoiled Middle Tennessee State's home opener. 

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  • Hokies introduce Fuente as new head coach

    Hokies introduce Fuente as new head coach

    Monday, November 30 2015 11:23 AM EST2015-11-30 16:23:50 GMT
    Monday, November 30 2015 6:44 PM EST2015-11-30 23:44:47 GMT
    Virginia Tech officially introduced Justin Fuente as the new head coach of the football program on Monday. (Source: NBC12)Virginia Tech officially introduced Justin Fuente as the new head coach of the football program on Monday. (Source: NBC12)
    Virginia Tech officially introduced Justin Fuente as the new head coach of the football program on Monday.More >>

    Virginia Tech officially introduced Justin Fuente as the new head coach of the football program on Monday.

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  • State semi-final football playoff schedule announced

    State semi-final football playoff schedule announced

    Monday, November 30 2015 12:24 PM EST2015-11-30 17:24:19 GMT
    Monday, November 30 2015 12:24 PM EST2015-11-30 17:24:19 GMT
    The VHSL finalized the schedule for the high school football state semifinals Monday.  Here is where and when our local teams will be playing:More >>

    The VHSL finalized the schedule for the high school football state semifinals Monday.  Here is where and when our local teams will be playing:

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  • Third round high school football playoff schedule announced

    Third round high school football playoff schedule announced

    Monday, November 23 2015 6:05 PM EST2015-11-23 23:05:55 GMT
    Monday, November 23 2015 6:05 PM EST2015-11-23 23:05:54 GMT
    The VHSL announced the pairings and times for the third round high school football games this weekend.  More >>

    The VHSL announced the pairings and times for the third round high school football games this weekend.  

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  • VCU nipped by Wisconsin

    VCU nipped by Wisconsin

    Monday, November 23 2015 1:40 AM EST2015-11-23 06:40:23 GMT
    Monday, November 23 2015 1:40 AM EST2015-11-23 06:40:23 GMT
    Melvin Johnson scored 21 points, but it wasn't enough to power VCU past Wisconsin, as the Rams were nipped by Wisconsin on Sunday, 74-73, in the third place game of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York.Johnson hit a go-ahead jumper with 30 seconds left, before Wisconsin's Bronson Koenig scored the eventual game-winner with six seconds to play.VCU rallied from eleven points down early to take a lead late in the first half and held a 43-37 advantage at halftime. The R...More >>
    Melvin Johnson scored 21 points, but it wasn't enough to power VCU past Wisconsin, as the Rams were nipped by Wisconsin on Sunday, 74-73, in the third place game of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York.Johnson hit a go-ahead jumper with 30 seconds left, before Wisconsin's Bronson Koenig scored the eventual game-winner with six seconds to play.VCU rallied from eleven points down early to take a lead late in the first half and held a 43-37 advantage at halftime. The R...More >>
  • Duke downs VCU with late surge

    Duke downs VCU with late surge

    Saturday, November 21 2015 12:24 AM EST2015-11-21 05:24:32 GMT
    Saturday, November 21 2015 12:24 AM EST2015-11-21 05:24:31 GMT
    Melvin Johnson scored 20 points and the Rams held a seven point lead in the second half, but Duke clawed back and pulled away, handing Will Wade's club its first loss of the young season. Grayson Allen led the way for the Blue Devils with 30 points.More >>

    Melvin Johnson scored 20 points and the Rams held a seven point lead in the second half, but Duke clawed back and pulled away, handing Will Wade's club its first loss of the young season. Grayson Allen led the way for the Blue Devils with 30 points.

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  • November 20th On the Sidelines- Scores and Highlights

    November 20th On the Sidelines- Scores and Highlights

    Friday, November 20 2015 11:49 PM EST2015-11-21 04:49:07 GMT
    Friday, November 20 2015 11:49 PM EST2015-11-21 04:49:07 GMT
    Hermitage handed L.C. Bird it's first postseason defeat since 2011, snapping the Skyhawks' 15-game playoff winning streak. All your scores and highlights are here.More >>

    Hermitage handed L.C. Bird it's first postseason defeat since 2011, snapping the Skyhawks' 15-game playoff winning streak. All your scores and highlights are here.

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  • Atlee product DeBerry redshirting season at Oklahoma

    Atlee product DeBerry redshirting season at Oklahoma

    Thursday, November 19 2015 11:06 PM EST2015-11-20 04:06:02 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 11:14 PM EST2015-11-20 04:14:47 GMT
    Atlee graduate and current Oklahoma freshman Ricky DeBerry has opted to redshirt the season, according to his father. More >>

    Atlee graduate and current Oklahoma freshman Ricky DeBerry has opted to redshirt the season, according to his father. 

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  • High School football week two playoff schedule

    High School football week two playoff schedule

    Monday, November 16 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-11-16 19:38:58 GMT
    Monday, November 16 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-11-16 19:38:58 GMT
    Here is the high school football schedule for week two of the playoffs: More >>
    Here is the high school football schedule for week two of the playoffs: More >>
  • November 13th On the Sidelines

    November 13th On the Sidelines

    Friday, November 13 2015 11:44 PM EST2015-11-14 04:44:53 GMT
    Friday, November 13 2015 11:44 PM EST2015-11-14 04:44:53 GMT
    L.C. Bird, Highland Springs and Hermitage rolled, Lee-Davis took down Douglas Freeman and Dinwiddie upset Monacan to headline the first week of playoff action. More >>
    L.C. Bird, Highland Springs and Hermitage rolled, Lee-Davis took down Douglas Freeman and Dinwiddie upset Monacan to headline the first week of playoff action. More >>
  • Rams headed to Hawaii for 2017 Maui Invitational

    Rams headed to Hawaii for 2017 Maui Invitational

    Thursday, November 12 2015 5:20 PM EST2015-11-12 22:20:33 GMT
    Thursday, November 12 2015 5:23 PM EST2015-11-12 22:23:47 GMT
    The VCU Rams Men's basketball team will be playing in the Maui Invitational in 2017.More >>
    The VCU Rams Men's basketball team will be playing in the Maui Invitational in 2017.More >>
  • Local athletes sign National Letters of Intent

    Local athletes sign National Letters of Intent

    Wednesday, November 11 2015 7:04 PM EST2015-11-12 00:04:50 GMT
    Thursday, November 12 2015 4:44 PM EST2015-11-12 21:44:10 GMT
    Many local student-athletes will continue their careers at the collegiate level.More >>
    Many local student-athletes will continue their careers at the collegiate level.More >>
  • High School football first round playoff matchups released

    High School football first round playoff matchups released

    Sunday, November 8 2015 3:26 PM EST2015-11-08 20:26:16 GMT
    Monday, November 9 2015 3:18 PM EST2015-11-09 20:18:48 GMT
    The first round high school football playoff matchups were released by the VHSL Sunday afternoon:More >>
    The first round high school football playoff matchups were released by the VHSL Sunday afternoon:More >>
  • November 6th On the Sidelines- Scores and Highlights

    November 6th On the Sidelines- Scores and Highlights

    Friday, November 6 2015 11:56 PM EST2015-11-07 04:56:18 GMT
    Friday, November 6 2015 11:56 PM EST2015-11-07 04:56:17 GMT
    Hermitage shutout Douglas Freeman in our Game of the Week. Meanwhile, Highland Springs routed Varina, Matoaca picked up a big win over Thomas Dale and Hanover nipped Henrico to headline the action on the last Friday night of the regular season.More >>
    Hermitage shutout Douglas Freeman in our Game of the Week. Meanwhile, Highland Springs routed Varina, Matoaca picked up a big win over Thomas Dale and Hanover nipped Henrico to headline the action on the last Friday night of the regular season.More >>
  • UR football player off team, facing drug charges

    UR football player off team, facing drug charges

    Friday, November 6 2015 3:15 PM EST2015-11-06 20:15:36 GMT
    Friday, November 6 2015 4:29 PM EST2015-11-06 21:29:46 GMT
    University of Richmond running back Jeremiah Hamlin is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police. (Source: University of Richmond)University of Richmond running back Jeremiah Hamlin is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police. (Source: University of Richmond)
    A University of Richmond running back is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police.More >>
    A University of Richmond running back is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police.More >>
  • CIAA ruling on Bowie St. impacts Virginia Union's playoff hopes

    CIAA ruling on Bowie St. impacts Virginia Union's playoff hopes

    Friday, November 6 2015 3:41 PM EST2015-11-06 20:41:38 GMT
    Friday, November 6 2015 3:41 PM EST2015-11-06 20:41:38 GMT
    The CIAA announced the clinching scenarios for the conference's North Division Friday in light of a self-reported violation by Bowie State for their use of an ineligible player.If Virginia Union beats Virginia State Saturday and Bowie State loses it's game at Elizabeth City State the Panthers will win the North Division and play in the league's championship game Nov. 14th.More >>
    The CIAA announced the clinching scenarios for the conference's North Division Friday in light of a self-reported violation by Bowie State for their use of an ineligible player.If Virginia Union beats Virginia State Saturday and Bowie State loses it's game at Elizabeth City State the Panthers will win the North Division and play in the league's championship game Nov. 14th.More >>
  • High school football schedule- November 6,7

    High school football schedule- November 6,7

    Wednesday, November 4 2015 5:30 PM EST2015-11-04 22:30:53 GMT
    Wednesday, November 4 2015 5:30 PM EST2015-11-04 22:30:52 GMT
    The final week of regular season action is headlined by a battle of undefeated teams.More >>
    The final week of regular season action is headlined by a battle of undefeated teams.More >>
  • CIAA reviewing Bowie State football self-report, could impact local league teams

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 5:57 PM EST2015-11-03 22:57:45 GMT
    Tuesday, November 3 2015 6:37 PM EST2015-11-03 23:37:14 GMT
    CIAA spokesman Adrian Ferguson told NBC12 on Tuesday afternoon that the conference is reviewing a self-report made by Bowie State football involving the use of an ineligible player for the first five games of the season, and that they hope to have a decision reached on who qualifies for the CIAA championship game by this weekend. More >>
    CIAA spokesman Adrian Ferguson told NBC12 on Tuesday afternoon that the conference is reviewing a self-report made by Bowie State football involving the use of an ineligible player for the first five games of the season, and that they hope to have a decision reached on who qualifies for the CIAA championship game by this weekend. More >>
  • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of November 2

    NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of November 2

    Monday, November 2 2015 10:08 PM EST2015-11-03 03:08:29 GMT
    Monday, November 2 2015 10:08 PM EST2015-11-03 03:08:28 GMT
    The top six spots held steady in our final poll of the regular season.  Monacan’s regular season is over and they are in the clubhouse at 9-1.  Henrico and Hopewell each moved up two spots after upset wins.  Lee-Davis and Thomas Dale both dropped two spots with losses: 1. LC Bird (9-0) – The Skyhawks hold on to the top spot after steamrolling Huguenot 55-0. (Last week, #1; vs. James River)2. Hermitage (9-0) – The Panthers hold on to the #2 spot with a c...More >>
    The top six spots held steady in our final poll of the regular season.  Monacan’s regular season is over and they are in the clubhouse at 9-1.  Henrico and Hopewell each moved up two spots after upset wins.  Lee-Davis and Thomas Dale both dropped two spots with losses: 1. LC Bird (9-0) – The Skyhawks hold on to the top spot after steamrolling Huguenot 55-0. (Last week, #1; vs. James River)2. Hermitage (9-0) – The Panthers hold on to the #2 spot with a c...More >>
  • VT Coach Frank Beamer announces retirement

    VT Coach Frank Beamer announces retirement

    Monday, November 2 2015 12:45 PM EST2015-11-02 17:45:31 GMT
    Monday, November 2 2015 12:45 PM EST2015-11-02 17:45:31 GMT
    (Source: Hokie Sports)(Source: Hokie Sports)
    Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer spoke to the media on Monday about his plans to retire at the end of the 2015 season.More >>
    Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer spoke to the media on Monday about his plans to retire at the end of the 2015 season.
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    • On the Sidelines- October 30

      On the Sidelines- October 30

      Friday, October 30 2015 11:47 PM EDT2015-10-31 03:47:17 GMT
      Friday, October 30 2015 11:47 PM EDT2015-10-31 03:47:17 GMT
      Henrico held off Lee-Davis in our Game of the Week, Monacan wrapped up its regular season 9-1, and Hopewell topped Thomas Dale on the road to headline Friday's action.More >>
      Henrico held off Lee-Davis in our Game of the Week, Monacan wrapped up its regular season 9-1, and Hopewell topped Thomas Dale on the road to headline Friday's action.More >>
    • High school football schedule- October 30,31

      High school football schedule- October 30,31

      Thursday, October 29 2015 12:01 AM EDT2015-10-29 04:01:02 GMT
      Friday, October 30 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-10-30 21:34:58 GMT
      Lee-Davis and Henrico headline Friday's action in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week.More >>
      Lee-Davis and Henrico headline Friday's action in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 26

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 26

      Monday, October 26 2015 4:36 PM EDT2015-10-26 20:36:17 GMT
      Monday, October 26 2015 4:47 PM EDT2015-10-26 20:47:35 GMT
      The top three hold steady in this week's NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll but there is a change at #4 after Benedictine's loss:More >>
      The top three hold steady in this week's NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll but there is a change at #4 after Benedictine's loss:More >>
    • BREAKING

      RIR spring Sprint Cup race shifted to Sunday afternoon for 2016

      RIR spring Sprint Cup race shifted to Sunday afternoon for 2016

      Monday, October 26 2015 9:39 AM EDT2015-10-26 13:39:10 GMT
      Monday, October 26 2015 2:44 PM EDT2015-10-26 18:44:26 GMT
      Richmond International Raceway's spring Sprint Cup event will be held on a Sunday afternoon in 2016, a change from the traditional Saturday night showcase event in the past, sources close to NASCAR tell NBC12.More >>
      Richmond International Raceway's spring Sprint Cup event will be held on a Sunday afternoon in 2016, a change from the traditional Saturday night showcase event in the past, sources close to NASCAR tell NBC12.More >>
    • On the Sidelines- October 23

      On the Sidelines- October 23

      Saturday, October 24 2015 12:00 AM EDT2015-10-24 04:00:17 GMT
      Saturday, October 24 2015 12:00 AM EDT2015-10-24 04:00:17 GMT
      Highland Springs shut out Henrico in our Game of the Week, an historic night in Hanover County and three teams stay perfect to headline Friday night's action.More >>
      Highland Springs shut out Henrico in our Game of the Week, an historic night in Hanover County and three teams stay perfect to headline Friday night's action.More >>
    • Home invasion attack reported at Redskins' DeSean Jackson's LA home

      Home invasion attack reported at Redskins' DeSean Jackson's LA home

      Friday, October 23 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-10-23 21:23:34 GMT
      Friday, October 23 2015 5:25 PM EDT2015-10-23 21:25:13 GMT
      DeSean Jackson (Source: Twitter)DeSean Jackson (Source: Twitter)
      A violent home invasion reportedly took place at the Los Angeles-area home of Redskins wide-receiver DeSean Jackson.More >>
      A violent home invasion reportedly took place at the Los Angeles-area home of Redskins wide-receiver DeSean Jackson.More >>
    • On the Sidelines high school football schedule- October 23-24

      On the Sidelines high school football schedule- October 23-24

      Thursday, October 22 2015 1:05 AM EDT2015-10-22 05:05:54 GMT
      Thursday, October 22 2015 1:05 AM EDT2015-10-22 05:05:54 GMT
      Here is the schedule for week nine of high school football games involving area teams.More >>
      Here is the schedule for week nine of high school football games involving area teams.More >>
    • VCU picked fifth, Spiders sixth in Atlantic 10 preseason poll

      VCU picked fifth, Spiders sixth in Atlantic 10 preseason poll

      Tuesday, October 20 2015 3:47 PM EDT2015-10-20 19:47:46 GMT
      Tuesday, October 20 2015 3:47 PM EDT2015-10-20 19:47:46 GMT
      The Rams and Spiders are in the field chasing Dayton at the top of the preseason poll. VCU's Mo Alie-Cox and Melvin Johnson, along with Richmond's Terry Allen and ShawnDre' Jones, have been named to the all-conference preseason third team.More >>
      The Rams and Spiders are in the field chasing Dayton at the top of the preseason poll. VCU's Mo Alie-Cox and Melvin Johnson, along with Richmond's Terry Allen and ShawnDre' Jones, have been named to the all-conference preseason third team.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 19

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 19

      Tuesday, October 20 2015 12:48 AM EDT2015-10-20 04:48:13 GMT
      Tuesday, October 20 2015 12:48 AM EDT2015-10-20 04:48:13 GMT
      The top five remained intact, with some shuffling taking place in the bottom half of the poll.More >>
      The top five remained intact, with some shuffling taking place in the bottom half of the poll.More >>
    • On the Sidelines- October 16

      On the Sidelines- October 16

      Friday, October 16 2015 11:51 PM EDT2015-10-17 03:51:31 GMT
      Friday, October 16 2015 11:51 PM EDT2015-10-17 03:51:31 GMT
      Hermitage topped Manchester in our Game of the Week, Highland Springs and Hanover tallied lopsided wins, and Henrico fought off Atlee for a key late-season victory. All your scores and highlights from Friday's action are here.More >>
      Hermitage topped Manchester in our Game of the Week, Highland Springs and Hanover tallied lopsided wins, and Henrico fought off Atlee for a key late-season victory. All your scores and highlights from Friday's action are here.More >>
    • Spiders release 2015-2016 finalized men's hoops schedule

      Spiders release 2015-2016 finalized men's hoops schedule

      Thursday, October 15 2015 9:09 PM EDT2015-10-16 01:09:54 GMT
      Thursday, October 15 2015 9:09 PM EDT2015-10-16 01:09:54 GMT
      28 of the Spiders' regular season games will be televised, marking a program record.More >>
      28 of the Spiders' regular season games will be televised, marking a program record.More >>
    • High school football schedule- October 16-17

      High school football schedule- October 16-17

      Wednesday, October 14 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-10-15 03:10:45 GMT
      Wednesday, October 14 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-10-15 03:10:44 GMT
      Hermitage meets Manchester in our Game of the Week. Other match ups include Highland Springs visiting unbeaten Lee-Davis, Henrico entertaining Atlee and Varina hosting Hanover. Click here for this week's schedule.More >>
      Hermitage meets Manchester in our Game of the Week. Other match ups include Highland Springs visiting unbeaten Lee-Davis, Henrico entertaining Atlee and Varina hosting Hanover. Click here for this week's schedule.More >>
    • NASCAR unveils new rules package for 2016

      NASCAR unveils new rules package for 2016

      Wednesday, October 14 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-10-14 22:01:37 GMT
      Wednesday, October 14 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-10-14 22:01:36 GMT
      NASCAR announced today the base NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package to be used during the 2016 season. The package was delivered to teams after an extensive collaborative process between NASCAR and industry stakeholders.More >>
      NASCAR announced today the base NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package to be used during the 2016 season. The package was delivered to teams after an extensive collaborative process between NASCAR and industry stakeholders.More >>
    • VCU finalizes 2015-2016 schedule

      VCU finalizes 2015-2016 schedule

      Wednesday, October 14 2015 3:55 PM EDT2015-10-14 19:55:30 GMT
      Wednesday, October 14 2015 3:55 PM EDT2015-10-14 19:55:29 GMT
      28 of the Rams' 31 regular season games will be televised.More >>
      28 of the Rams' 31 regular season games will be televised.More >>
    • NBC12 / RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 12th

      NBC12 / RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 12th

      Monday, October 12 2015 5:52 PM EDT2015-10-12 21:52:36 GMT
      Monday, October 12 2015 5:52 PM EDT2015-10-12 21:52:36 GMT
      The top five teams stayed the same in this week's poll but there was plenty of movement in the bottom half thanks to a big win from Lee-Davis and a big loss by Hanover.More >>
      The top five teams stayed the same in this week's poll but there was plenty of movement in the bottom half thanks to a big win from Lee-Davis and a big loss by Hanover.More >>
    • Motley, Ford lead Hokies past NC State

      Motley, Ford lead Hokies past NC State

      Saturday, October 10 2015 12:49 AM EDT2015-10-10 04:49:23 GMT
      Saturday, October 10 2015 12:49 AM EDT2015-10-10 04:49:22 GMT
      Isaiah Ford pulled in three touchdown receptions, as Virginia Tech overcame an early ten point deficit to grab its first ACC win of the season.More >>
      Isaiah Ford pulled in three touchdown receptions, as Virginia Tech overcame an early ten point deficit to grab its first ACC win of the season.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Scoreboard - October 9th

      On the Sidelines Scoreboard - October 9th

      Friday, October 9 2015 11:25 PM EDT2015-10-10 03:25:36 GMT
      Friday, October 9 2015 11:25 PM EDT2015-10-10 03:25:35 GMT
      Below are scores of area high school football games played on October 9th: Highland Springs 45, Hanover 0Hermitage 44, Deep Run 0Matoaca 51, Petersburg 28Douglas Freeman 40, Glen Allen 7Varina 34, Patrick Henry 14Manchester 47, MIdlothian 0Henrico 52, Armstrong 0Monacan 44, James River 21Clover Hill 48, George Wythe 0Hopewell 28, Meadowbrook 22Cosby 41, Huguenot 0Fork Union 26, St. Christopher's 14J.R. Tucker 36, Mills Godwin 13Colonial Heights 27, Prince George 13Amelia 61, Princ...More >>
      Below are scores of area high school football games played on October 9th: Highland Springs 45, Hanover 0Hermitage 44, Deep Run 0Matoaca 51, Petersburg 28Douglas Freeman 40, Glen Allen 7Varina 34, Patrick Henry 14Manchester 47, MIdlothian 0Henrico 52, Armstrong 0Monacan 44, James River 21Clover Hill 48, George Wythe 0Hopewell 28, Meadowbrook 22Cosby 41, Huguenot 0Fork Union 26, St. Christopher's 14J.R. Tucker 36, Mills Godwin 13Colonial Heights 27, Prince George 13Amelia 61, Princ...More >>
    • High school football schedule- October 9, 10

      High school football schedule- October 9, 10

      Thursday, October 8 2015 5:39 PM EDT2015-10-08 21:39:09 GMT
      Thursday, October 8 2015 5:39 PM EDT2015-10-08 21:39:09 GMT
      Here's this weekend's On the Sidelines schedule for high school football games.More >>
      Here's this weekend's On the Sidelines schedule for high school football games.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 5th

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 5th

      Wednesday, October 7 2015 12:46 AM EDT2015-10-07 04:46:42 GMT
      Wednesday, October 7 2015 12:46 AM EDT2015-10-07 04:46:41 GMT
      The top four teams in the poll remained the same, but there was quite a bit of shuffling in the bottom two-thirds of the rankings this week.More >>
      The top four teams in the poll remained the same, but there was quite a bit of shuffling in the bottom two-thirds of the rankings this week.More >>
    • Monday's area high school football schedule

      Monday's area high school football schedule

      Wednesday, September 30 2015 3:17 PM EDT2015-09-30 19:17:33 GMT
      Saturday, October 3 2015 9:40 AM EDT2015-10-03 13:40:47 GMT
      A stormy weekend is prompting area high schools to change their football games in hopes of avoiding the inclement weather.More >>
      A stormy weekend is prompting area high schools to change their football games in hopes of avoiding the inclement weather.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Scoreboard- October 1st

      On the Sidelines Scoreboard- October 1st

      Thursday, October 1 2015 9:34 PM EDT2015-10-02 01:34:38 GMT
      Thursday, October 1 2015 11:12 PM EDT2015-10-02 03:12:07 GMT
      Many area teams kicked off tonight in hopes of beating some big storms. L.C. Bird topped Monacan in our game of the week to headline the action.More >>
      Many area teams kicked off tonight in hopes of beating some big storms. L.C. Bird topped Monacan in our game of the week to headline the action.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big12- Week of September 28th

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big12- Week of September 28th

      Tuesday, September 29 2015 5:12 PM EDT2015-09-29 21:12:03 GMT
      Tuesday, September 29 2015 5:12 PM EDT2015-09-29 21:12:03 GMT
      The top six remain in place, with some shuffling in the bottom half of the poll. A new team that's off to a fast start makes its way into the rankings.More >>
      The top six remain in place, with some shuffling in the bottom half of the poll. A new team that's off to a fast start makes its way into the rankings.More >>
    • Monday night high school football scores and highlights

      Monday night high school football scores and highlights

      Monday, September 28 2015 11:20 PM EDT2015-09-29 03:20:09 GMT
      Monday, September 28 2015 11:20 PM EDT2015-09-29 03:20:09 GMT
      Dinwiddie picked up a big win over Hopewell, Mills Godwin and Midlothian tallied their first wins of the season and Douglas Freeman held off upset-minded John Marshall.More >>
      Dinwiddie picked up a big win over Hopewell, Mills Godwin and Midlothian tallied their first wins of the season and Douglas Freeman held off upset-minded John Marshall.More >>
    • September 25th On the Sidelines

      September 25th On the Sidelines

      Saturday, September 26 2015 12:02 AM EDT2015-09-26 04:02:55 GMT
      Saturday, September 26 2015 8:52 AM EDT2015-09-26 12:52:13 GMT
      Henrico topped Patrick Henry in our Game of the Week, Atlee scored 31 points in the third quarter to come back and beat Hanover, Hermitage avoided a scare and Lee-Davis improved to 4-0 with a win over Varina. Those games and more are included.More >>
      Henrico topped Patrick Henry in our Game of the Week, Atlee scored 31 points in the third quarter to come back and beat Hanover, Hermitage avoided a scare and Lee-Davis improved to 4-0 with a win over Varina. Those games and more are included.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 21

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 21

      Tuesday, September 22 2015 12:58 AM EDT2015-09-22 04:58:00 GMT
      Tuesday, September 22 2015 12:57 AM EDT2015-09-22 04:57:59 GMT
      Two new teams enter the poll as the top eight continue to dominate in the early part of the season.More >>
      Two new teams enter the poll as the top eight continue to dominate in the early part of the season.More >>
    • Training in Europe helps USA cyclists prepare for international competition

      Training in Europe helps USA cyclists prepare for international competition

      Tuesday, September 22 2015 12:12 AM EDT2015-09-22 04:12:03 GMT
      Tuesday, September 22 2015 12:12 AM EDT2015-09-22 04:12:02 GMT
      Several American cyclists racing in Richmond this week have taken part in Team USA's developmental program in Europe, training and competing with the best in the world.More >>
      Several American cyclists racing in Richmond this week have taken part in Team USA's developmental program in Europe, training and competing with the best in the world.More >>
    • Cycling 101- The different races of the World Championships

      Cycling 101- The different races of the World Championships

      Saturday, September 19 2015 12:30 AM EDT2015-09-19 04:30:10 GMT
      Sunday, September 20 2015 6:25 PM EDT2015-09-20 22:25:12 GMT
      The World Championships hold their first race Sunday. 12 titles will be given out during the course of the nine day event, and those dozen honors will be spread across several different disciplines of racing.More >>
      The World Championships hold their first race Sunday. 12 titles will be given out during the course of the nine day event, and those dozen honors will be spread across several different disciplines of racing.More >>
    • September 18th On the Sidelines

      September 18th On the Sidelines

      Saturday, September 19 2015 12:19 AM EDT2015-09-19 04:19:35 GMT
      Saturday, September 19 2015 12:19 AM EDT2015-09-19 04:19:35 GMT
      Douglas Freeman stunned Atlee in our Game of the Week, while Hermitage, L.C. Bird and Hanover all grabbed big early season wins. Many more games kicked off as well. Here are scores and highlights.More >>
      Douglas Freeman stunned Atlee in our Game of the Week, while Hermitage, L.C. Bird and Hanover all grabbed big early season wins. Many more games kicked off as well. Here are scores and highlights.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Schedule- September 18

      On the Sidelines Schedule- September 18

      Thursday, September 17 2015 11:06 PM EDT2015-09-18 03:06:17 GMT
      Thursday, September 17 2015 11:06 PM EDT2015-09-18 03:06:17 GMT
      Here's a look at the high school football schedule for Friday, September 18.More >>
      Here's a look at the high school football schedule for Friday, September 18.More >>
    • NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 14

      NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 14

      Monday, September 14 2015 7:32 PM EDT2015-09-14 23:32:55 GMT
      Monday, September 14 2015 7:32 PM EDT2015-09-14 23:32:55 GMT
      Here is this week's NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 for the week of September 14, 2015:More >>
      Here is this week's NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 for the week of September 14, 2015:More >>
    • Spiders rally for win at Hampton

      Spiders rally for win at Hampton

      Saturday, September 12 2015 11:51 PM EDT2015-09-13 03:51:11 GMT
      Saturday, September 12 2015 11:51 PM EDT2015-09-13 03:51:11 GMT
      The Richmond Spiders beat Hampton 31-28 on the road Saturday to earn their first win of the season.More >>
      The Richmond Spiders beat Hampton 31-28 on the road Saturday to earn their first win of the season.More >>
    • September 11th On the Sidelines

      September 11th On the Sidelines

      Saturday, September 12 2015 12:10 AM EDT2015-09-12 04:10:25 GMT
      Saturday, September 12 2015 3:05 PM EDT2015-09-12 19:05:59 GMT
      Thomas Dale put together a statement victory in our Game of the Week, while Monacan held off Cosby to improve to 3-0, Hopewell got a good early season victory over Powhatan, and Atlee nipped Mills Godwin to headline action. All your scores are here.More >>
      Thomas Dale put together a statement victory in our Game of the Week, while Monacan held off Cosby to improve to 3-0, Hopewell got a good early season victory over Powhatan, and Atlee nipped Mills Godwin to headline action. All your scores are here.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Schedule for September 11th

      On the Sidelines Schedule for September 11th

      Friday, September 11 2015 12:36 AM EDT2015-09-11 04:36:23 GMT
      Friday, September 11 2015 12:36 AM EDT2015-09-11 04:36:23 GMT
      Here's the weekend's high school football schedule involving teams in Central Virginia.More >>
      Here's the weekend's high school football schedule involving teams in Central Virginia.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 7

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 7

      Tuesday, September 8 2015 7:25 PM EDT2015-09-08 23:25:33 GMT
      Tuesday, September 8 2015 7:25 PM EDT2015-09-08 23:25:32 GMT
      Here is this week's NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 for the week of September 7, 2015:1) L.C. Bird (2-0) - (Last week- #1; vs. Midlothian, 9/11)More >>
      Here is this week's NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 for the week of September 7, 2015:1) L.C. Bird (2-0) - (Last week- #1; vs. Midlothian, 9/11)More >>
    • Hokies lose Brewer in loss to Ohio State

      Hokies lose Brewer in loss to Ohio State

      Monday, September 7 2015 11:46 PM EDT2015-09-08 03:46:57 GMT
      Monday, September 7 2015 11:46 PM EDT2015-09-08 03:46:57 GMT
      Virginia Tech lost to No. 1 Ohio State 42-24 despite having a 17-14 lead at halftime.The Hokies also lost starting quarterback Michael Brewer to a broken collar bone after getting hit in the third quarter.  Brewer will undergo surgery Tuesday and could miss 4-6 weeks.More >>
      Virginia Tech lost to No. 1 Ohio State 42-24 despite having a 17-14 lead at halftime.The Hokies also lost starting quarterback Michael Brewer to a broken collar bone after getting hit in the third quarter.  Brewer will undergo surgery Tuesday and could miss 4-6 weeks.More >>
    • September 4th On the Sidelines- Scores and Highlights

      September 4th On the Sidelines- Scores and Highlights

      Friday, September 4 2015 11:53 PM EDT2015-09-05 03:53:38 GMT
      Friday, September 4 2015 11:53 PM EDT2015-09-05 03:53:38 GMT
      L.C. Bird topped Thomas Dale in our Game of the Week, while Hanover earned an impressive season-opening win, and Matoaca pulled off some late heroics against Cosby. Scores and highlights included.More >>
      L.C. Bird topped Thomas Dale in our Game of the Week, while Hanover earned an impressive season-opening win, and Matoaca pulled off some late heroics against Cosby. Scores and highlights included.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Scoreboard- Thursday, September 3

      On the Sidelines Scoreboard- Thursday, September 3

      Thursday, September 3 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-09-04 03:08:09 GMT
      Thursday, September 3 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-09-04 03:08:10 GMT
      A handful of games involving local teams kicked off on Thursday night. Here's a look at the results.More >>
      A handful of games involving local teams kicked off on Thursday night. Here's a look at the results.More >>
    • Squirrels wrap regular season with series Labor Day weekend

      Squirrels wrap regular season with series Labor Day weekend

      Thursday, September 3 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-09-03 22:01:34 GMT
      Thursday, September 3 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-09-03 22:01:34 GMT
      The Squirrels are three games out of a playoff spot and are also pushing to repeat as the annual attendance leader in the Eastern League. All fans will receive a free 2016 Early Bird Magnet Schedule after ALL four games. The full four game promotional schedule is as follows:More >>
      The Squirrels are three games out of a playoff spot and are also pushing to repeat as the annual attendance leader in the Eastern League. All fans will receive a free 2016 Early Bird Magnet Schedule after ALL four games. The full four game promotional schedule is as follows:More >>
    • Former VCU deputy athletic director on leave at the University of Minnesota

      Former VCU deputy athletic director on leave at the University of Minnesota

      Thursday, September 3 2015 2:49 PM EDT2015-09-03 18:49:04 GMT
      Thursday, September 3 2015 4:27 PM EDT2015-09-03 20:27:27 GMT
      Mike Ellis (Souce: VCU)Mike Ellis (Souce: VCU)
      Former VCU deputy athletic director Mike Ellis is on leave at the University of Minnesota pending an investigation into sexual harassment complaints.More >>
      Former VCU deputy athletic director Mike Ellis is on leave at the University of Minnesota pending an investigation into sexual harassment complaints.More >>
    • UR Spiders Men's Basketball schedule includes 14 televised games

      UR Spiders Men's Basketball schedule includes 14 televised games

      Thursday, September 3 2015 1:31 PM EDT2015-09-03 17:31:09 GMT
      Thursday, September 3 2015 1:38 PM EDT2015-09-03 17:38:12 GMT
      The University of Richmond Spiders will head to Las Vegas to play West Virginia on Thanksgiving Day as part of a competitive men's schedule released on Thursday.More >>
      The University of Richmond Spiders will head to Las Vegas to play West Virginia on Thanksgiving Day as part of a competitive men's schedule released on Thursday.More >>
    • VCU Rams Basketball schedule includes NYC, Atlanta trips

      VCU Rams Basketball schedule includes NYC, Atlanta trips

      Thursday, September 3 2015 1:16 PM EDT2015-09-03 17:16:21 GMT
      Thursday, September 3 2015 1:36 PM EDT2015-09-03 17:36:00 GMT
      The VCU Rams basketball schedule released Thursday includes at least 20 nationally televised conference games in Head Coach Will Wade's first season leading the men's team.More >>
      The VCU Rams basketball schedule released Thursday includes at least 20 nationally televised conference games in Head Coach Will Wade's first season leading the men's team.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Schedule for September 3-5

      On the Sidelines Schedule for September 3-5

      Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:28 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:28:46 GMT
      Wednesday, September 2 2015 5:36 PM EDT2015-09-02 21:36:25 GMT
      Here's a look at he action for Week 2. Be sure to catch all the scores and highlights on Friday at 11:15pm during On the Sidelines on NBC12.More >>
      Here's a look at he action for Week 2. Be sure to catch all the scores and highlights on Friday at 11:15pm during On the Sidelines on NBC12.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of August 31

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of August 31

      Monday, August 31 2015 3:53 PM EDT2015-08-31 19:53:10 GMT
      Monday, August 31 2015 3:53 PM EDT2015-08-31 19:53:09 GMT
      There was some shuffling in the rankings after the first week of games, but a good portion of the Big 12 remains the same.More >>
      There was some shuffling in the rankings after the first week of games, but a good portion of the Big 12 remains the same.More >>
    • Redskins coach Gruden: 'It's Kirk's team'

      Redskins coach Gruden: 'It's Kirk's team'

      Monday, August 31 2015 7:40 AM EDT2015-08-31 11:40:00 GMT
      Monday, August 31 2015 12:50 PM EDT2015-08-31 16:50:35 GMT
      Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has officially named Kirk Cousins as the starting quarterback for the team, the team announced on their Facebook page.More >>
      Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has officially named Kirk Cousins as the starting quarterback for the team, the team announced on their Facebook page.More >>
    • On the Sidelines Schedule for August 28, 29

      On the Sidelines Schedule for August 28, 29

      Friday, August 28 2015 12:06 AM EDT2015-08-28 04:06:28 GMT
      Friday, August 28 2015 12:14 AM EDT2015-08-28 04:14:54 GMT
      The high school football season kicks off on Friday. Be sure to catch all the scores and highlights on Friday at 11:15pm during On the Sidelines on NBC12.More >>
      The high school football season kicks off on Friday. Be sure to catch all the scores and highlights on Friday at 11:15pm during On the Sidelines on NBC12.More >>
    • NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Preseason Poll

      NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Preseason Poll

      Wednesday, August 26 2015 5:11 PM EDT2015-08-26 21:11:10 GMT
      Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-08-26 22:31:29 GMT
      Each Monday during the high school football season, NBC12 and our partner, RVA Sports Network, will release our Big 12 poll, the top 12 teams in the area, as voted on by members of both organizations' sports staff.More >>
      Each Monday during the high school football season, NBC12 and our partner, RVA Sports Network, will release our Big 12 poll, the top 12 teams in the area, as voted on by members of both organizations' sports staff.More >>
    • Redskins beat Lions, but lose RG3 to concussion

      Redskins beat Lions, but lose RG3 to concussion

      Thursday, August 20 2015 11:05 PM EDT2015-08-21 03:05:36 GMT
      Thursday, August 20 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-08-21 03:08:25 GMT
      Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III fumbles the ball as he's sacked by Detroit Lions defensive end Tyrunn Walker, top, and defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, right. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon).Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III fumbles the ball as he's sacked by Detroit Lions defensive end Tyrunn Walker, top, and defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, right. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon).
      With zero help from his offensive line, Robert Griffin III repeatedly wound up on the turf until leaving with a stinger and concussion after being sacked three times and fumbling twice Thursday night in the Washington Redskins' 21-17 exhibition victory over the Detroit Lions.More >>
      With zero help from his offensive line, Robert Griffin III repeatedly wound up on the turf until leaving with a stinger and concussion after being sacked three times and fumbling twice Thursday night in the Washington Redskins' 21-17 exhibition victory over the Detroit Lions.More >>
    • Redskins trademark appeal makes it to the 4th Circuit Court

      Redskins trademark appeal makes it to the 4th Circuit Court

      Friday, August 14 2015 12:41 PM EDT2015-08-14 16:41:36 GMT
      Saturday, August 15 2015 4:23 PM EDT2015-08-15 20:23:44 GMT
      The Redskins trademark appeal has made it to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond.More >>
      The Redskins trademark appeal has made it to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond.More >>
    • Mechanicsville Little League one win away from Little League World Series

      Mechanicsville Little League one win away from Little League World Series

      Wednesday, August 12 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-08-13 03:57:12 GMT
      Wednesday, August 12 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-08-13 03:57:12 GMT
      Mechanicsville Little League topped Florida, 5-2, on Wednesday to advance to the Southeast Regional championship game. Tyler Warren's third home run of the tournament gave the squad some much-needed insurance in the fifth inning, and Caden Plummer's diving catch in the sixth provided the final out, sending the team to the title game.Mechanicsville will face South Carolina on Thursday at 5:00pm, with the winner advancing to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsyl...More >>
      Mechanicsville Little League topped Florida, 5-2, on Wednesday to advance to the Southeast Regional championship game. Tyler Warren's third home run of the tournament gave the squad some much-needed insurance in the fifth inning, and Caden Plummer's diving catch in the sixth provided the final out, sending the team to the title game.Mechanicsville will face South Carolina on Thursday at 5:00pm, with the winner advancing to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsyl...More >>
    • VCU paid $125,000 settlement after complaint against former AD

      VCU paid $125,000 settlement after complaint against former AD

      Tuesday, August 11 2015 11:58 AM EDT2015-08-11 15:58:48 GMT
      Wednesday, August 12 2015 12:27 PM EDT2015-08-12 16:27:44 GMT
      Former VCU Athletic Director Norwood Teague resigned his post at the University of Minnesota on Friday, according to the university. (Source: University of Minnesota)Former VCU Athletic Director Norwood Teague resigned his post at the University of Minnesota on Friday, according to the university. (Source: University of Minnesota)
      VCU paid a $125,000 settlement to the former women's basketball coach following a reported complaint she filed against former Athletic Director Norwood Teague.Teague resigned from his Athletic Director position at the University of Minnesota on Friday after confessing to sending drunk, inappropriate text messages following a university function.VCU said Tuesday it paid a $125,000 settlement to Beth Cunningham, upon her leaving her position as head women's basketball coach ...More >>
      VCU paid a $125,000 settlement to the former women's basketball coach following a reported complaint she filed against former Athletic Director Norwood Teague.Teague resigned from his Athletic Director position at the University of Minnesota on Friday after confessing to sending drunk, inappropriate text messages following a university function.VCU said Tuesday it paid a $125,000 settlement to Beth Cunningham, upon her leaving her position as head women's basketball coach ...More >>
    • UVA study suggests steps to reduce football concussion risks

      UVA study suggests steps to reduce football concussion risks

      Monday, August 10 2015 6:05 PM EDT2015-08-10 22:05:37 GMT
      Tuesday, August 11 2015 9:20 AM EDT2015-08-11 13:20:41 GMT
      It's a game all about the hard hits, and not just on the playing field. UVA neoscientists say they now have evidence practice can be just as brutal. (Credit: NBC29)It's a game all about the hard hits, and not just on the playing field. UVA neoscientists say they now have evidence practice can be just as brutal. (Credit: NBC29)
      Researchers at the University of Virginia say too many college football players are receiving unnecessary hits during practice and they're calling on the NCAA to regulate practices.More >>
      Researchers at the University of Virginia say too many college football players are receiving unnecessary hits during practice and they're calling on the NCAA to regulate practices.More >>
    • Training Camp

      Training Camp

      Training Camp coverage from NBC12 Sports in Richmond, VA. NBC12 News, Weather, Traffic, Sports on WWBT, Channel 12, covering Chesterfield, Henrico, Petersburg and Hanover in Central Virginia.Training Camp coverage from NBC12 Sports in Richmond, VA. NBC12 News, Weather, Traffic, Sports on WWBT, Channel 12, covering Chesterfield, Henrico, Petersburg and Hanover in Central Virginia.
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