Army the college landing spot for Deep Run’s Kite

Bo Kite says the chance to play FBS football and face a good number of Power Five opponents played a big factor in his decision.

Orlando bubble cancellation has VCU scrambling

Hopewell’s Walker expected to make UVA debut Saturday

Former Panthers' coach Rivera rings 'Victory Bell’ after completing cancer treatment

On This Day: Hendrick Motorsports plane crashes in Virginia, killing 10

  On the Sidelines- October 25 (Manchester’s 2018 season)

Washington Football Team to allow some fans at game against Giants

Continued Coverage

  Self-automated cameras will offer Goochland spectators a chance to watch from home

  Spiders’ Woodson watches former team take World Series stage

Eagle Eye: Virginia amateur makes hole-in-one weeks after losing eye in on-course accident

‘Washington Football Team’ could remain in 2021, team expects fans next month

  Ben Verlander ‘having a lot of fun’ as part of World Series broadcast team

William & Mary reinstates 3 women’s sports to avoid lawsuit

Mickelson uses strong final round to claim Dominion Energy Charity Classic title

Phil Mickelson was only looking up at Mike Weir after the first two rounds at Country Club of Virginia.

Gamecocks defeat No. 15 Auburn for first time in more than 80 years

South Carolina takes down Auburn for the first time since 1933,

  On the Sidelines- October 16 (Pete Mutascio)

Cosby took the field for its first football season in the fall of 2006. Pete Mutascio was the Titans' head coach then and has been ever since.

  Triplett brings social justice message to PGA Tour Champions with personal meaning

The PGA Tour Champions currently has no full-time Black players, but Kirk Triplett, who has been on the tour since 2012, has no problem speaking up when it comes to social justice movements. For Triplett, the phrase “Black Lives Matter” is personal.

  Mickelson makes rare appearance in Virginia for Dominion Energy Charity Classic

Walker granted immediate eligibility by NCAA

For VCU and Richmond, reaching first practice a milestone in itself

Henrico moves forward on new indoor sports facility

Love III architect behind First Tee Belmont renovation

  Star-studded field, no spectators headline 2020 Dominion Energy Charity Classic

Bubble Kings: Lakers run past Heat for 17th NBA championship

Los Angeles Lakers win 17th NBA title to tie Boston for record, beating Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6.

Kentucky football game stopped due to fans not wearing face masks

A middle school football game in Kentucky had an abrupt timeout Thursday night.

  On the Sidelines- October 9 (Life Christian Academy)

Life Christian Academy will play a conference schedule in the spring, but the Eagles are also hitting the field in the fall with a five game national schedule.

  Richmond’s Gardner sets world record for ‘Everesting’

This past weekend, Sean Gardner became the first person in the world to complete the Everesting Challenge in under seven hours.

  Youth sports academy struggles during pandemic

Academy turns after-school program into a "virtual hub" and basketball league.

Haskins stripped of starting quarterback duties

Dwayne Haskins lost his starting job on Wednesday after just four games. Kyle Allen will be the starter, with Alex Smith serving as the back-up.

Mickelson joins list of stars to enter Dominion Energy Charity Classic

Phil Mickelson will tee off at the event at the Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course, his second PGA Tour Champions tournament.

  Area fall sports teams warming up to adjustments

A season? Sure, but it’s a campaign unlike any other, especially when it comes to competition.

William & Mary and Director of Athletics Huge agree to part ways

William & Mary and director of athletics Samantha Huge have mutually agreed to part ways, according to an open letter from the college’s president, Katherine Rowe.

  Taking reservations ‘for the first time ever’: Sports bars handling pandemic during football season

Home Team Grill in the Fan says they're seeing about half the business they usually see during football season.

$4.5 million renovation project unveiled at River City Sportsplex

Chesterfield County cut the ribbon on Wednesday to an 11-month project that improved the county’s sports complex.

Patriots QB Cam Newton tests positive for coronavirus

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for COVID-19 and will not play on Sunday against the Chiefs, NBC Washington reports.

  On the Sidelines- October 2

Sam Rogers spent four years as Hanover's starting quarterback. Now he returns as the Hawks' head coach, hoping to help them soar once again.

CIAA votes not to hold spring football, delay start of winter sports

Virginia Union and Virginia State will have to wait until the fall of 2021 to play a football season, continuing an unprecedented year for college sports all across the country.

Hardee’s Super-Fan Contest: Enter for a chance to win gift cards & a TV!

Fill out the form below and submit a photo of you and/or your family in game day attire. Show us your team spirit!

  Henderson receives jersey for January All-American Bowl

Hopewell running back TreVeyon Henderson accepted his All-American Bowl jersey on Wednesday night during a virtual unveiling and will play in the January 9 contest.

VCU product Machin takes postseason stage

Five years after being part of a VCU baseball history, Vimael Machin finds himself on a postseason roster.

Richmond Raceway to host two NASCAR Cup events again in 2021

NASCAR released its 2021 NASCAR Cup schedule on Wednesday, with Richmond receiving two dates. Sunday, April 18, will mark the spring race date, while Saturday, September 11, will see a night playoff race at America’s Premier Short Track.

Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Authorities say Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their grandchild over the weekend in California.

UVA Football forces seven turnovers; Beats Duke 38-20 in season opener

The Virginia football team forced seven turnovers, and rallied to beat Duke 38-20 in its season opener on Saturday at Scott Stadium.

No. 20 Virginia Tech dominates NC State 45-24 in season opener

Despite playing most of the game with its third-string quarterback, the #20 Virginia Tech football team dominated NC State 45-24 in its season opener on Saturday in Blacksburg.

Cutouts of fans now in Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech

This Virginia Tech football season, everyday fans are not allowed in Lane Stadium.

After whirlwind of postponements and cancellations, UVA and Virginia Tech set for kickoff

The Cavaliers and Hokies have seen games cancelled, a new schedule released, and more games postponed, including one against each other. Now it's finally time to get their respective 2020 seasons going.

  2020 Monument Avenue 10K offers unique experience for runners

Shortly after the pandemic hit back in March, Monument Avenue 10K race director Meghan Keogh and her staff got right to work. They had a lot to consider when coming up with options for the 2020 event.

  Champions for Charity tournament raises money for ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation

exus of Richmond hosted its Champions for Charity tournament, benefiting the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Lexus matched all donations made to the foundation up to $15,000.

  Henderson left positive legacy on Deep Run football

Deep Run football players and coaches, as well as the high school community, have spent the last five months trying to heal after Henderson's death in April.

UVA travel restrictions will not affect athletes, coaches, athletic staff

New travel restrictions don’t apply to everyone. UVA athletes will be able to travel to and from games and teams from competing schools will be allowed to travel here.

NCAA officially approves moving D1 fall championships to spring of 2021

The NCAA D1 Board of Directors has officially announced Tuesday, the group approved moving fall sports championships to the spring of 2021.

Spiders keep non-conference showdown with Kentucky

Though nothing official has been released from Richmond, a source close to the program confirmed that the Spiders will be playing at Kentucky this season.

Chesterfield’s Hamlin joins forces with Michael Jordan to start race team

Denny Hamlin announced Monday night that he’s joining Michael Jordan to start a new, single-car race team beginning in 2021. Bubba Wallace will serve as the team’s driver.

22 more UVA student athletes test positive for COVID-19

UVA athletics has seen a total of 42 cases out of 3,805 tests administered since July.

  Quinn Classic raises funds for Virginia ALS patients

According to the ALS Association, at least 16,000 people have the disease at any given time across the United States. Local resident Bobby Quinn is one of them, and Monday saw family, friends and many others rally in support of Bobby and against the disease.

  On the Sidelines- September 18

2014 marked a memorable year for Monacan football featuring many bright spots, along with a few disappointments. Overall, it will go down as the season that flipped the script for the Chiefs' program.

Kickers postpone match due to COVID-19 test on opposing team

The Richmond Kickers announced the home match that would have taken place on Sept. 19 has been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test within the organization.

Virginia vs. Virginia Tech rescheduled for December 12

Virginia and Virginia Tech were set to open the season against each other this Saturday. Now, as they have during previous campaigns, they’ll face off in the season finale.

VHSL adopts condensed 2020-2021 schedule

The VHSL executive committee unanimously approved it’s “Championship-Plus One” schedule on Thursday.

UVA at Virginia Tech football game rescheduled for Dec. 12

The Commonwealth Clash is back in its traditional spot on the schedule, as the Virginia at Virginia Tech football game has been moved to the final week of the 2020 regular season.

NCAA: College basketball can begin season on November 25

The NCAA Division I Council voted to allow men’s and women’s college hoops seasons to start on November 25.

  Richmond Marathon to offer state of the art timing system, Boston qualifying

Sports Backers will use the Racejoy app combined with timing chips to offer runners official times that can be used as a Boston Maration qualifier.

Four former Cavaliers nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

First time nominees Heath Miller and D'Brickashaw Ferguson join Tiki Barber and Ronde Barber on the ballot for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

  The Clinic aims to get players college looks

It’s an uncomfortable situation for some high school football players: no fall season, while still hoping to earn a college scholarship. Three local coaches are spearheading a hopeful solution.

VT safety Devon Hunter arrested, suspended indefinitely by team

The backfield in Blacksburg will be missing one for the foreseeable future.

  ‘Let them play!’: Parents, student-athletes push for immediate return of fall sports

In July, the Virginia High School League (VHSL) announced all fall sports and activities would be delayed until mid-February.

Washington erases 17 point deficit, kicks off 2020 with upset win

Washington scored 27 unanswered points, 20 in the second half, to upset the defending NFC East champions, 27-17, and get Ron Rivera a win in his debut with the team.

  Fans adjust to usual race-day routines

It was a strange weekend in Richmond Raceway, and for as bizarre as it felt for those at the track, it also was abnormal for those sitting at home who are usually enjoying a race experience in person.

  Keselowski dominates for checkered flag at Richmond Raceway

The win is Keselowski’s fourth of the season and second at Richmond Raceway.

Virginia’s home game against Duke moved to Sept. 26, following Virginia Tech postponement

The Virginia football team has its fifth different season-opening opponent for 2020, as the game against Duke has been rescheduled for September 26th. Georgia, VMI, Virginia Tech, and Clemson (briefly) had also spent time as the first game of the season for the 'Hoos.

UVA-Virginia Tech football game postponed, no makeup date set

The Commonwealth Clash between the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech, originally set for Saturday, September 19, has been postponed, according to the UVA Athletic Department.

  On the Sidelines- September 11

This week's On the Sidelines zeroes in on the Battle of Chester, one of the best rivalries in our area between L.C. Bird and Thomas Dale.

  Noticeable void without fans for longtime NASCAR photographer

John Harrelson has been taking photographs at NASCAR races for 36 years, and is experiencing events without fans for the first time in 2020.

Five new COVID-19 cases reported by UVA Athletics; 14 total since testing began

The UVA Athletics Department has reported fourteen positive COVID-19 tests, out of 2,164 tests administered to student-athletes during the preseason, which is a rate of 0.65%.

  NASCAR driver Joey Gase honoring Richmond man on his #51 Donate Life Virginia Ford Cup Car

Donate Life Virginia is teaming up with NASCAR driver Joey Gase to honor living kidney donor Christopher Woody, Sr. on Gase’s #51 Donate Life Virginia Ford Cup Car.

  NASCAR week kicks off with Truck Series in empty Richmond Raceway

Grant Enfinger crossed the line first to kick off NASCAR week at the Action Track, one that will feature four races run in front of empty grandstands.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

Virginia rolls out initial sports betting rules. Big gambling platforms push back.

This year, the General Assembly passed a bill authorizing the Virginia Lottery to grant between four and 12 sports betting licenses, greenlighting a type of gambling projected to generate up to $55 million in state tax revenue per year.

NASCAR kicks off races at Richmond Raceway

NASCAR and Richmond race officials announced this morning that fans will not be allowed to attend the national series next month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASCAR Week hits Richmond with different feel

NASCAR makes its return to the Action Track this week. Not since September 21, 2019, have engines started and laps been run at Richmond.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.