Hometown crowd will cheer on VCU’s Jenkins in Columbia

About 75 miles from Columbia is the small town of Eutawville, South Carolina. That’s where VCU junior guard De’Riante Jenkins grew up. He’ll play in his home state on Friday in the NCAA Tournament and be well-represented in the stands.

Marine Corps Marathon lottery opens to runners

Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

Virginia Tech Helmet Lab releases youth football helmet ratings

Richmond Raceway will host first esports event

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Martinsville Speedway gears up for race weekend

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Chris Mooney will return to Richmond as head basketball coach

Flying Squirrels to be Ardillas Voladoras for Friday games

  VCU earns 8th seed in NCAA Tournament, heads to Columbia

VSU falls to West Liberty

VUU falls to IUP

VCU’s Marcus Evans expected to be ready for NCAA Tournament

VSU advances after defeating Notre Dame (OH)

Number 3 VSU will play the winner of West Liberty (2) and East Stroudsburg (7).

Florida State upends No. 2 Virginia 69-59 in ACC semifinals

The Cavaliers loss comes on the same floor where they became the first No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament to lose to a 16 seed in Maryland-Baltimore County last year.

  Could a pint-size Henrico basketball player be the next Steph Curry?

A pint size basketball player from Henrico is giving NBA champion Steph Curry, a run for his money.

  VCU falls to Rhode Island, Evans injured in Atlantic 10 quarterfinals

Marcus Santos-Silva posted a career day, but it wasn’t enough to push VCU to a win, as Rhode Island got the best of the black and gold Rams in Friday’s Atlantic 10 quarterfinal, 75-70, in Brooklyn. Marcus Evans went down in the first half with a knee injury and did not return.

Rhode Island upsets VCU 75-70 in A-10 quarterfinals

  Richmond falls to Saint Louis in final minutes

Guy, Salt help No. 2 Virginia beat NC State 76-56

  VCU fans head to Brooklyn hoping for A-10 tournament title

No. 12 FSU beats No. 16 Virginia Tech 65-63 in OT at ACC Tournament

  ‘I miss him every day’: Rams’ fan heads to NYC with father on her mind

  All aboard! VCU fans set to travel to A-10 Tournament on Amtrak’s RamCar

Amtrak says the passenger train car will “be filled exclusively with VCU fans and school spirit to cheer them on to the big tournament.”

  Cayo’s game-winner propels Spiders

Nathan Cayo lifted Richmond to a 52-50 win over Fordham with a game-winning shot with 0.2 seconds left to play.

Shaver out after 16 seasons at William & Mary

In 16 seasons, Shaver led the Tribe to two NIT appearances. His overall record was 226-268 and 124-162 in conference play.

Virginia student-athletes receive further concussion protection

Under the law, which takes effect July 1, the Virginia Board of Education must collaborate with brain-injury and other experts to biennially update state guidelines on policies related to concussions.

  Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell, according to reports

Le'Veon Bell agreed to a deal early Wednesday morning, ending months of speculation about where he'd resume his playing career after six years with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  Star WR Odell Beckham Jr. traded to Cleveland Browns: Report

The Browns could just be the most dangerous team in the NFL.

  Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

With the Browns, Beckham will be reunited with receiver Jarvis Landry, a teammate at LSU.

VCU, Spiders set sights on Atlantic 10 Tournament

VCU and Richmond both have ultimate hopes of leaving Brooklyn after a Sunday victory, but each will have a very different path to take in order to get there. The Rams and Spiders hit the Barclays Center for the 2019 Atlantic 10 Tournament, with VCU a thought-to-be lock for the NCAA Tournament, and t

Rhoades named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year

VCU and Richmond were well-represented when the Atlantic 10 released its season awards on Tuesday. Both the Rams and the Spiders head to Brooklyn for the conference tournament this week.

Highland Springs grad Andre Ingram added to Los Angeles Lakers roster

Ingram is set to join the Lakers in Chicago tomorrow, as they take on the Bulls.

Panthers’ women’s, Trojans’ men’s basketball teams to play in NCAA Tournament

Virginia Union University’s women’s basketball team and Virginia State University’s men’s basketball team are both gearing up to compete in the upcoming NCAA Tournament in Indiana.

Shafer relieved of duties as Spiders’ head women’s basketball coach

Michael Shafer led a 223-214 record during his 14-year tenure as the women’s head coach

Richmond, VCU gear up for Atlantic 10 Tournament

The University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University are gearing up for the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

VCU wraps up regular season with win over St. Joseph’s

Marcus Evans scored 23 points and VCU took the lead for good early in the first half, as the Rams capped off their regular season with a 75-63 win over St. Joseph’s at the Siegel Center on Friday night.

LSU head coach Will Wade suspended indefinitely following Yahoo Sports report

LSU announced Friday that basketball head coach Will Wade has been suspended indefinitely.

Late three-pointer ends Randolph-Macon’s season in Sweet 16

Darryl Williams scored 23 points, but a Conor Harkins three-pointer with nine seconds remaining sent Randolph-Macon to a 58-57 loss to Swarthmore in the Division III NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on Friday night. The Yellow Jackets’ season concludes with a 27-4 record.

Redskins trade for another quarterback

Washington will send a sixth-round pick in the 2020 draft to Denver for Case Keenum and receive a 2020 seventh-round pick.

The 804 All-Star Game features top Central Virginia basketball players

The game will feature the top 25 Central Virginia high school senior basketball players.

REPORT: FBI records Will Wade recruiting conversation, ‘offer’ discussed

The FBI recorded a conversation between LSU head coach Will Wade and ’recruiting middleman’ Christian Dawkins, according to report by Yahoo.com released Thursday.

  Fourth quarter Spotswood run dooms Hopewell in state championship game

For the second straight year, Hopewell advanced to the Class 3 girls state championship game, and for the second straight year, the Blue Devils fell just short.

State Tournament Central

Several area teams are still in the hunt for a state championship. Find all of your updated schedules and results here.

VUU Lady Panthers celebrate 2nd CIAA win

The game also marked Coach Gilbert’s 100 winning game as head coach.

UMass sends Richmond to third straight loss

Grant Golden scored 21 points and Jacob Gilyard added 20 points, but it wasn’t enough, as senior Rashaan Holloway fueled Massachusetts to an 87-79 win over Richmond on Senior Night in Amherst. on Wednesday.

  Woodbridge denies Cosby state championship

Woodbridge outscored Cosby, 20-1, in the final period, securing a 64-43 win in the Class 6 state championship game on Wednesday night at the Siegel Center. The fourth quarter turned an otherwise competitive game into a rout.

  Taekwondo program has Chesterfield County students kicking away limitations

James River special education teacher Kieley Thomas teaches students with special needs. Conditions range from autism to sensory process issues to physical disabilities and more. She was looking for some ideas for her physical education class, when she thought of Eric Rangel-Ribeiro, the Master at h

  Life Christian presses on after state title win

LCA topped Eastern Mennonite to claim the VISAA Division III state championship, but for these athletes, the off-season is just another basketball season. Head coach Richard Mason puts together an 82 game AAU schedule that spans through the spring and summer, giving his players plenty of work.

  VCU A-10 champs after defeating George Mason

This is VCU’s first outright regular season title since joining the league in 2012.

VCU takes aim at first outright A-10 regular season title at George Mason

VCU won a share of the Atlantic 10 regular season title in 2016, but never before have the Rams claimed that crown outright. Tuesday night offers a chance to change that and make some history.

  Trump feeds FCS national champs McDonald’s, Chick-Fil-a during White House visit

The president served hamburgers from McDonald’s and chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-a, KLVY reported.

Evans scores 15 to lift VCU past Richmond 69-66

The Rams improve to 2-0 against the Spiders for the season.

Virginia Union men hold off Johnson C. Smith to advance

Terrell Leach scored on a lay-up with 36 seconds remaining and Virginia Union held off a Johnson C. Smith comeback attempt, as the Panthers advanced to the CIAA semifinals with a 79-71 win on Thursday night in Charlotte.

  At home, in school, on the field, Petersburg’s Hall does it all

High school student-athletes are required to find a balance between sports and academics, figuring out ways to handle two demanding parts of their lives. Petersburg senior Treyvion Hall may take this to the next level.

Patriots owner Bob Kraft pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

Robert Kraft was among hundreds of men charged in a crackdown on massage parlor prostitution and an investigation into human trafficking at Florida spas.

Elliott Sadler to return to racing at Richmond Raceway

The popular NASCAR Xfinity Series driver is making his return to the driver’s seat at Richmond Raceway on April 12.

Witten’s back: Cowboys announce return of Jason Witten

The team tweeted that Witten has decided to end his retirement and return to the team for his 16th season.

Virginia Union’s McNeill scores 59 points to headline Wednesday’s CIAA action

Virginia Union sophomore guard Shareka McNeill got her 2019 postseason off to a good start on Wednesday afternoon, earning a spot in the CIAA record books.

  Armstrong’s Curtis triumphs through tragedy

Armstrong linebacker Edward Curtis has dealt with the death of his father for the past year, and it's affected his role both at home and on the football field.

No. 20 Virginia Tech topples No. 3 Duke with Zion, Robinson out

Ty Outlaw hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 88 seconds left and No. 20 Virginia Tech beat No. 3 Duke 77-72 on Tuesday night while Blue Devils star freshman Zion Williamson sat out his second straight game with a sprained right knee.

  VCU holds off Saint Louis to win ninth straight

Marcus Evans scored 20 points and VCU held off a Saint Louis second half comeback attempt to down the Billikens, 71-65, at the Siegel Center on Tuesday night. The victory marks the Rams’ ninth consecutive win.

  Virginia Tech downs Duke at Cassell for second straight year

Ty Outlaw hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 88 seconds left and No. 20 Virginia Tech beat No. 3 Duke 77-72 on Tuesday night while Blue Devils star freshman Zion Williamson sat out his second straight game with a sprained right knee. The Hokies also were playing without guard Justin Robinson for the e

Former players, Patrick Henry highlight Flying Squirrels giveaways

The Squirrels are honoring 10 former players and 10 popular promotions in honor of the team’s 10th anniversary.

Former L.C. Bird coach to lead Hermitage’s football team

David Bedwell won three state titles at Bird and is regarded as one of Central Virginia’s best football coaches.

Evans scores 25 to lift VCU over George Washington 85-57

Marcus Evans had a season-high 25 points as VCU won its eighth straight game, romping past George Washington 85-57 on Saturday.

LeBron James sequel to ‘Space Jam’ coming to theaters in 2021

Fans awaiting the film now have a release date

Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

Registration opens for 2019 Virginia Senior Games

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

  Syracuse hoops coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

"I am heartbroken that a member of our community died as the result of last night's accident," Boeheim said in a prepared statement.

Spiders fans post ‘Fire Mooney’ billboard

Chris Mooney has been head coach of the Spiders since start of the 2005 season. The team currently has an 11-15 record.

Eastern League changes to split-season format

The first half of the season will end on the 76th day of the regular season and the second half of the season will begin on the 77th day of the regular season.

Spiders hold off Fordham to get back into win column

Richmond saw an 18 point second half lead turn into a one point deficit, but was able to respond and hold off Fordham for a 72-69 win at the Robins Center on Wednesday night. The victory marks the Spiders’ third consecutive home win.

VCU avenges loss to Rhode Island in dominating fashion

Marcus Santos-Silva scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as VCU blew out Rhode Island, 76-42. It marks the Rams’ seventh straight win and, with the victory and a Davidson loss, they took sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10.

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

He can hear the sound of a take-down, the fans cheering in the stands and his coaches shouting instructions to him on the bench. He can smell a freshly-cleaned wrestling mat, but Meadowbrook’s Dajeon Archie can’t see any of it. The Monarch freshman wrestler is almost completely blind.

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

Thanks to Kyle Guy's 17 first-half points and some uncharacteristically poor shooting by No. 20 Virginia Tech, the Cavaliers overcame a sloppy start and outlasted the Hokies.

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

Denny Hamlin captured his second Daytona 500 championship in the last four years on Sunday evening, but before he was on NASCAR’s biggest stage, Hamlin got his start at Southside Speedway in Midlothian.

  Richmond man reflects on his role helping to integrate college sports

Sports bring us stories of triumph, underdogs and unlikely heroes. But the history of sports has a checkered past when it comes to race. One Richmond man was determined to bring that side of the NCAA to light.

  Former Louisa football coach dies after battling cancer

Mark Fischer stepped down at the end of the 2017 season after his cancer had returned.

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

The program provides adaptive instruction and guide services to aid in the healing and re-integration of disabled veterans and active duty service member.

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

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.