Registration opens for 2019 Virginia Senior Games

The event is open for all residents age 50 and above, of all skill levels.

Eastern League changes to split-season format

Spiders hold off Fordham to get back into win column

VCU avenges loss to Rhode Island in dominating fashion

Lack of sight doesn’t hold back Meadowbrook’s Archie

Guy’s 23 points lift No. 3 Virginia past No. 20 Va. Tech, 64-58

Beginnings of Daytona 500 winner Hamlin’s career came at Southside Speedway

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  Richmond man reflects on his role helping to integrate college sports

Former Louisa football coach dies after battling cancer

Disabled vets hit the ski slopes in Virginia with help of nonprofit

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Tournament Central- High school basketball playoffs

Joe Harris tops Stephen Curry for 3-point title

Brooklyn’s Joe Harris held off Golden State’s Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest at All-Star Saturday night.

Legendary NASCAR artist, Sam Bass, dies at 57

Sam Bass, NASCAR’s first officially licensed artist, passed away on Saturday following a lengthy battle with kidney disease.

  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

VCU women’s basketball keeps rolling, stuns Dayton

VCU overcame a 12-point third quarter deficit to stun Dayton, 64-62, at the Siegel Center. The win marked the Rams second win in ten all-time meetings with the Flyers.

  Highland Springs female wrestler made for the mat

VCU rolls past Richmond in Capital City Classic

Maryland governor exits talks for new Redskins stadium

VCU and Richmond set for Wednesday showdown

Glen Allen duo excels on and off the court

Flying Squirrels holding 2 job fairs

Son of Redskins head coach arrested

The 22-year-old is a video assistant with the team and was charged with drunk in public early Saturday morning.

Richmond high schools partner with national group to livestream athletic events

Richmond Public Schools has partnered with the National Federation of High Schools Network to offer livestreaming of athletic competitions at five high schools and the Arthur Ashe Center.

Longtime swim coach retires, passes program off to proteges

Quest Swimming in Midlothian is undergoing a changing of the guard. Longtime head coach Dudley Duncan has retired and is passing the reins to Chad Onken and John Smithson as co-head coaches.

Williams shines at Collegiate both on and off the field

Donovan Williams is a busy guy. The Collegiate sophomore is a standout for the Cougars in football, track and field and baseball, while also excelling at the violin.

National Signing Day: Central Virginia athletes pick their colleges

Wednesday is National Signing Day where athletes from high schools are choosing what colleges to take their talents.

VCU holds off George Washington to pick up road win

De’Riante Jenkins scored 14 points and Marcus Santos-Silva notched his fourth double-double of the season, as VCU held off a late George Washington charge to top the Colonials, 60-50, in Washington on Wednesday night.

Gilyard, defense lead Richmond to upset of George Mason

Richmond scored 32 points off 20 George Mason turnovers en route to an 81-67 win over the Patriots at the Robins Center on Wednesday night. The Spiders led by as many as 22 in the second half and held off a surge by Mason in the closing minutes to secure their second win in their last three games.

Patriots beat Rams 13-3 in lowest scoring Super Bowl ever

New England topped the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in a game that dragged the high-def NFL back to the days of black-and-white TV. It was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in the 53-year history of the game.

Kaepernick mural removed before Super Bowl to be replaced

Artist Fabian Williams says the building was torn down last week and was about a mile from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium that housed the Sunday's Super Bowl. Williams says he doesn't think it's a coincidence that the removal coincided with the game.

Backpack, gone: Nationals Park won’t allow knapsacks

The Washington Nationals have banned backpacks from their ballpark, a step farther than other major league clubs have gone in an era of enhanced security at stadiums.

All she wanted was a Saints Super Bowl party, instead she got this t-shirt

Cambree Culotta turned four on Sunday, and according to her mother Brittany, she only had one wish.

Chiefs QB Mahomes takes MVP and top offensive player awards

The Chiefs quarterback landed a pair of honors at NFL Honors on Saturday night, taking The Associated Press 2018 MVP and Offensive Player of the Year awards.

Richmond Goalkeeping Academy host goalkeeping clinic to raise money for autistic athletes

Richmond Goalkeeping Academy hosting goalkeeping clinic to raise money for autistic athletes.

Slam dunk: Gonzalez makes Hall, along with Bailey, Reed, Law

Towering tight end Tony Gonzalez is heading to the Hall of Fame, to be joined by three defensive backs who spent parts of their career trying to stop him.

MaxPreps honors Manchester football on Tour of Champions

The team finished the season ranked 105th in the nation by MaxPreps and was honored for their accomplishment on Friday night.

Local sports bar honoring Tom Brady with Super Bowl party

Pop's Bar and Grill in Richmond will host a tribute to the G.O.A.T, Tom Brady, for the big game this Sunday.

Popular Richmond podcast host diagnosed with cancer

Daryl Grove hosts the “Total Soccer Show” and was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer that spread to his liver.

Lindsey Vonn announces her retirement from skiing

The 34-year-old Vonn had been planning to retire in December but changed her plans because of persistent pain in both of her knees

Spiders knock off Saint Louis to snap skid

Three Richmond players scored at least 21 points and the Spiders held off a late Saint Louis charge, as the Spiders picked up road win over the Billikens, 84-81, on Wednesday night. The victory snapped a four game losing streak for Chris Mooney’s squad.

Pizza Hut to give free pizza and Super Bowl tickets to first baby born after kickoff

The pizza purveyors are offering free pizza for a year and Super Bowl tickets to next year’s game to the parents of the first baby born after kickoff on Sunday.

Lancers on the rise under new coach Alrdrich

First year head coach Griff Aldrich has Longwood on track for its best season since making the jump to Division I.

The Basketball Tournament returning to Richmond

After a successful showing in 2018, The Basketball Tournament will bring a regional round back to the Siegel Center this coming July.

VCU ends Duquesne 5-game streak 80-74

It was a big game for VCU Saturday ending Duquesne's 5-game winning streak.

UVA beats Notre Dame 82-55

The Cavaliers played the Fighting Irish at the Joyce Center in Indiana.

Crosby, Lundqvist lead Metropolitan to All-Star win

Sidney Crosby had two goals and three assists, and Henrik Lundqvist pitched a first-half shutout to lead the Metropolitan Division to a 10-5 victory over the Central Division in the championship round of the NHL All-Star game Saturday night.

VCU falls short at Rhode Island

Marcus Santos-Silva scored a career-high 17 points, but it wasn’t enough, as VCU fell at Rhode Island on Wednesday night, 71-65.

Spiders let lead slip away, fall at St. Joseph’s

Richmond jumped out of the gate strong and held a 15 point lead on St. Joseph’s, but the Spiders faltered late, seeing the advantage slip away and falling to the Hawks, 74-70, on Wednesday night.

Virginia bounces back with blowout of Wake Forest

Five Virginia players scored in double figures as the Cavaliers bounced back from their first loss of the year, downing Wake Forest, 68-45, on Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.

Randolph-Macon basketball hitting stride, climbing national ranks

The Yellow Jackets are out to a 16-2 start and are currently ranked 12th in the nation.

Attorney files lawsuit for NFL to take action against no-call

Attorney: I'm taking the NFL to court

Burston returns to basketball as high school assistant

Former VCU guard Torey Burston is taking advantage of his chance to return to basketball as an assistant coach at J.R. Tucker High School.

Report: NFL to consider making pass interference calls reviewable after NFC Championship non-call

The NFL’s rulemaking competition committee plan to give consideration this offseason to making pass interference calls subject to instant replay review

REPORT: NFL rule allows Commissioner Roger Goodell to reverse outcome of Saints-Rams game

A “pretty insane and broad rule in the NFL rule book" allows Commissioner Roger Goodell to reverse or reschedule the outcome of the matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams, according to a report.

6 high schools to receive $1K grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods

Huguenot, John Marshall, Armstrong, George Wythe, Petersburg and Thomas Jefferson high schools will all receive the grant.

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

To officially usher the NFL into a new era, the Los Angeles Rams will have to get past the New England Patriots, exactly 17 years to the date of their last Super Bowl showdown.

Kicked Out: Rams end Saints playoff, win with overtime field goal

The Saints play the Rams in the final game before the Super Bowl.

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

The Patriots are trying to make it back for the third straight year.

VSU Men’s Basketball tops VUU 88-73 in Freedom Classic

Virginia State University defeated Virginia Union University 73-88 during Saturday’s men’s basketball game.

VCU Study: City won’t break even on Redskins Training Camp until 2023

Richmond asked VCU’s Center for Urban and Regional Analysis to review the controversial deal from former Mayor Dwight Jones' administration.

‘Women of Wrestling’ set to return with champion wrestler from Chesterfield

The show has Porter playing as Jungle GRRRL, the woman who plays by her own rules.

UVa not playing ‘negro national anthem’ at athletic events

An alumnus filed the request, but the university said there no plans to include “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

Top 10 showdown: UVA rolls past Virginia Tech 81-59

The game is so big that even ESPN has headlined Tuesday’s game as “Why Virginia vs. Virginia Tech could be your real ACC title game preview.”

Olympic swimmer Ryan Murphy stops by SwimRVA

To preview the upcoming USA TYR Pro Swim Series, SwimRVA had three-time USA Olympic swimmer Ryan Murphy stop by to talk their youth program.

Homeless man helps Chiefs player make it to playoff game

"After I got done helping him, he told me he was a Chiefs player. I didn't look at him as no Chiefs player. I just looked at him as a normal person and would hope that he would do the same for me as if I did for him." said Good Samaritan, Dave Cochran.

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two interceptions from Marcus Lattimore in a 20-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Michel scores 3 TDs, Patriots roll past Chargers 41-28

New England (12-5) will play at Kansas City in next week's AFC title game. The Patriots beat the Chiefs 43-40 in Foxborough in Week 6. The Patriots finished 9-0 at home this season.

Gurley, Rams run through Cowboys, advance with 30-22 victory

Next weekend, the Los Angeles Rams will face the winner of the other divisional playoff game in New Orleans between the top-seeded Saints and the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Chiefs roll past Colts 31-13 to reach AFC title game

The AFC West champions will play the winner of Sunday's game between the division-rival Los Angeles Chargers and the New England Patriots next weekend for a spot in the Super Bowl in Atlanta.

J.D. Gibbs, son of Joe Gibbs, dies at 49 from neurological disease

J.D. Gibbs had been battling with the degenerative disease since 2015.

Chester teen and Coach Frank Beamer honored at College Coach of the Year Awards

Coach Frank Beamer and Johnny Oates were honored at the 2019 Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Awards hosted by the American Heart Association.

Clelin Ferrell declares for NFL Draft

Benedictine product and Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell put an end to any speculation, officially announcing on Thursday evening that he is entering the 2019 NFL Draft.

Rhode Island too much for Spiders

Richmond fell behind early and could never catch up to the hot-shooting Rams, as the Spiders fall to 0-2 in Atlantic 10 play.

VCU overcomes 18 points deficit to down La Salle

VCU stormed back with 41 second half points to win its conference home opener and go to 2-0 in the Atlantic 10.

Virginia Union’s Okoye settling into new country

Iffy Okoye has only been playing basketball since she was 15 years old, and has only been in the United States since 2017. She moved stateside from Lagos, Nigeria, in an effort to get a better education and play basketball.

No. 2 Clemson dominates top-ranked Alabama 44-16

It’s Clemson’s third claimed national title and its first since 2016, which also came against Alabama.

CIAA basketball tournament will move to Baltimore

The CIAA will move its men's and women's basketball tournaments to Baltimore beginning in 2021.

Virginia Union’s Joe Taylor elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Virginia Union director of athletics Joe Taylor has been elected to the National College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced on Monday.

Former UVA football coach George Welsh dies at 85

Welsh, who was 85, led the Cavaliers from 1982 to 2000 and retired as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s winningest coach with a 134-86-3 record.