Santos-Silva fuels VCU in the early going

We’ve only had a sample size of four games, but the 2019-2020 season is shaping up to be a big one for VCU junior forward Marcus Santos-Silva.

4th annual ‘RVA Ball for a Cause’ charity basketball event returning

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

  Running turns into passion for Goochland man after running Richmond Marathon

  Richmond Marathon: A heart of perseverance

Gustavson’s FT lifts Richmond past Vandy in OT, 93-92

  20,000 people expected to participate in this year’s Richmond Marathon activities

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VCU spoils Wade’s homecoming, downs No. 23 LSU

Verlander earns second career Cy Young Award

  Santos-Silva, defense lead VCU past No. 23 LSU, 84-82

Wade prepares to return to VCU, this time as an opponent

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of November 11

Hamlin wins his way into final playoff round

Highland Springs holds off Varina in battle of area football heavyweights

Jamareeh Jones scored the eventual game-winning touchdown with 6:35 to play and the Highland Springs defense came up with a big late interception, as Highland Springs downed Varina, 27-20, to close out the regular season on Saturday afternoon.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

UVA begins national title defense with win at Syracuse

Three players scored in double figures and the Virginia defense looked to be in mid-season form, as the No. 11 Cavaliers topped Syracuse, 48-34, to open their 2019-2020 season.

  Deep Run and Thomas Jefferson set to take Game of the Week spotlight

Deep Run head coach Chad Hornik knows Thomas Jefferson football well. He served as the Vikings' head coach from 2012-2015, led them to their first playoff appearance in 37 years and spearheaded a massive fundraising effort to upgrade facilities and equipment for the program.

Santos-Silva powers No. 25 VCU to season opening victory

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of November 4

Buffalo Bills outrun Washington in 24-9 victory, move to 6-2

Perkins has 5 TDs, leads Virginia past North Carolina 38-31

  World Series champs Washington Nationals get their parade

Book’s late TD run helps No 16 Notre Dame beat Virginia Tech

Mancuso leads Richmond in 30-10 win over Stony Brook

Joe Mancuso threw two touchdown passes to Keyston Fuller and ran for two scores and Richmond beat Stony Brook 30-10

VCU welcomes St. Francis in 2019-20 season opener

VCU opens the season by hosting the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash

Redskins’ rookie Haskins starting QB for Bills game

Hurrying Haskins: With Keenum concussed, Redskins reluctantly turn to rookie quarterback to start at Bills

Redskins’ Williams reveals cancer scare, explains holdout

Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of the team's medical staff and the organization

  Nats World Series gear available at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Chesterfield

Washington Nationals fans are still flying high after their historic win against the Astros.

  Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit and rocked the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 to claim the first World Series title in franchise history.

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games.

Celebrate Halloween with the Flying Squirrels at ‘Squirrel-O-Ween’

The annual “Squirrel-O-Ween” provides a safe and fun environment for children to trick-or-treat through The Diamond.

VCU women’s basketball team named A-10 preseason favorite

Results of the poll, conducted by the league’s coaches, were announced by the league on Tuesday.

Cole pitches Astros to 3-2 Series lead over Nats

The Houston Astros handed the ball to Gerrit Cole, and he gave them a firm grip on the World Series.

Astros cut their deficit to 2-1

José Altuve doubled twice and scored both times, Zack Greinke repeatedly worked out of trouble, and the Houston Astros showed they were not going to go quietly, beating the Nationals 4-1 to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven Fall Classic.

  Former teammates Jones, Sims set to face off as opposing head coaches

Perry Jones and Phillip Sims are longtime teammates and friends, but Friday night will find them as football foes, as they lead their own programs against each other.

Nationals dominate Astros, take 2-0 World Series lead

The Washington Nationals erupted for 10 runs over their last three at-bats and rolled to a 12-3 rout of the Houston Astros.

  ‘Nanny’ Jenkins is the Nationals’ spryest 91-year-old superfan

Nanny will be rooting on the Nats during game two of the World Series from her sofa, as she does for every single Nationals game.

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

The Nats had a week off after sweeping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series and easily answered any worries about whether the layoff would result in rest or rust.

  'I never thought I’d see this in my lifetime’: Super fan ‘Captain Natitude’ ready to watch Nats in World Series

Millions of Nationals fans will be watching game one of the World Series on Tuesday night. But for one super fan in Henrico, “Captain Natitude,” the excitement is indescribable!

Voting is open to name Flying Squirrels’ new beer

The Flying Squirrels need a name for their new beer, which will debut in the spring of 2020

Defending national champs UVA starting season ranked No. 11

Michigan State is ranked number one, receiving 60 of the 65 first-place votes. VCU is 25th.

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

With three weeks remaining, the top seven spots in our Big 12 rankings hold steady. Prince George charges back in this week after topping Thomas Dale, while Clover Hill makes its first appearance of the season.

  Glen Allen’s Flowers enters first week as area’s rushing record holder

Prior to this season, Devin Flowers didn’t even realize he was close to becoming the Richmond area’s all-time leading rusher, but seven games into the season, Flowers finds himself on top of that mountain.

Jimenez shoots 63 to win Schwab Cup opener

Miguel Angel Jimenez ties course record with 9-under 63, wins Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the opening event of Charles Schwab Cup playoffs

Super-Fan Contest: Enter for a chance to win Hardee’s 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!

The Latest: Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR elimination race

Denny Hamlin has won the chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday

Nutzy’s Ballpark heads from the Diamond in the Brewery Dash

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are partnering with Hardywood Brewery for the Brewery Dash.

Altuve’s HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

The Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second time in three years.

  Henrico unveils renderings of new aquatic center

The facility will feature an eight-lane 50-meter pool and two three-lane 25-yard pools.

  Colonial Heights summer league team announces new team name

Tri-Cities Baseball has revealed the name of the newest Coastal Plain League team.

  Parney, Daly form DECC Pro-Am dynamic duo

The fourth annual Dominion Energy Charity Classic tees off on Friday morning at the Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course, but before the golfers put their game-faces on, they have a little fun during the pro-am, and one group in particular had no problem enjoying itself.

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte

An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded in Charlotte, North Carolina that will provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

  Students with special needs learn basics of baseball

The event had roughly 370 students in attendance.

  Clover Hill, Huguenot eye crucial late-season win in Game of the Week

Clover Hill and Huguenot haven’t been the most successful area high school football programs when it comes to wins and losses in recent years, but 2019 looks like both could be on the verge of putting together winning campaigns. They’ll meet on Friday night in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week.

‘I’ve never heard a stadium so loud’: Washington Nationals fan celebrates NLCS win

Team now heads to World Series - a first in franchise history.

Redskins partner with Petersburg City Public Schools to raise money for schools

The Washington Redskins have partnered with Petersburg City Public Schools to raise money for classroom supplies.

Wild-card Nationals head to World Series with sweep of Cards

Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 and sweep the NL Championship Series

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

Highland Springs continues its stranglehold on the top spot in the rankings, after a big comeback win this past Friday. Spots four through eight remain the same, while Cosby makes its first appearance in the poll.

Enter to win tickets to PDRA World Finals: This contest has ended

Fill out the form for your chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets!

Strasburg Ks 12, Nats top Cards 8-1; 1 win from World Series

Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals' struggling bats and Washington moved one win from the city's first World Series appearance in 86 years

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

McLaurin helps Redskins earn 1st win against Dolphins, 17-16

Rookie Terry McLaurin caught two touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins stopped Miami's two-point conversion attempt with six seconds left for the victory in a matchup between winless teams, 17-16

Hooker’s 3 TD passes lead Hokies past Rhode Island, 34-17

Hendon Hooker threw three touchdown passes and Virginia Tech fought off Rhode Island 34-17

Pick-6 cements James Madison comeback, top Villanova 38-24

MJ Hampton returned an interception 83 yards for the winning score and James Madison rallied with a dominant fourth quarter to clip Villanova 38-24 in a clash of two teams ranked in the top five of the FCS polls

  Sherod ready for season after climb back from torn ACL

St. Christopher's product Nick Sherod is healthy and ready for his redshirt junior season at Richmond.

Nats oust Dodgers, Cards dump Braves to reach NLCS

The Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals will play for the National League pennant, beginning Friday in St. Louis.

  Highland Springs and Manchester set for highly anticipated clash of champions

Not since 1978 have Highland Springs and Manchester met on the football field, but area high school fans are in for a treat in our Game of the Week this Friday night. The Springers and Lancers meet as reigning state champs and boasting the two longest active winning streaks in the commonwealth.

Indiana man refuses to leave roof of his bar until the Bengals win

If you were to drive through Milan, Indiana and look up at the roofs of the buildings you pass, you might see a Bengals tent with a man inside.

Saints linebacker won’t have to pay fine; school shows support with ‘Child of God’ headbands

A Metairie Catholic school showed support to a Saints player by letting students wear headbands expressing their faith.

  Redskins fire Gruden, name Callahan interim coach

The Washington Redskins have fired Jay Gruden as head coach after beginning his sixth season 0-5, with a Sunday loss to the Patriots sealing his fate.

UVA football team ranked in AP Top 25 for the fifth week in a row

The Wahoos have a record of 4-1 overall, and 2-0 in the ACC.

Brady carries unbeaten Patriots past winless Redskins 33-7

Brady picks apart the lowly Redskins, passes Favre in record book while leading unbeaten Patriots to 33-7 victory

The Latest: Larson wins playoff to race at Dover to advance

The Latest from 2nd round of NASCAR's playoffs: Kyle Larson wins NASCAR playoff race at Dover

Hokies waste huge lead, then rally to top Miami 42-35

Hokies force turnovers on first four Miami possessions, then rally for 42-35 win over Hurricanes

Englis helps Richmond hold off Albany 23-20

Beau English threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Richmond sacked Albany quarterback Jeff Underfuffler seven times as the Spiders held off the Great Danes 23-20

On the Sidelines scoreboard- October 4

Hopewell rolled over Thomas Dale in our Game of the Week to headline Friday’s action.

Flying Squirrels nominated for Minor League Baseball’s top honor

The Richmond Flying Squirrels have been nominated for Minor League Baseball’s top honor.

  Top area talent takes center stage in Game of the Week

Last year, Hopewell and Thomas Dale needed triple overtime to decide a winner and on Friday we will see how they follow up that showing in our Game of the Week.

Flying Squirrels’ ‘Parney’ named Executive of the Year

This is the third time he’s received the Eastern League award.

  Topgolf sets Grand Opening date in Richmond

Topgolf allows players to challenge others to point-scoring games, with dartboard-like targets in the ground.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 30

The top ten hold steady in this week’s rankings, while two new teams hit the poll, one for the first time ever.