Liberty University football pauses all team activities

Liberty University announced Thursday, December 3, that the school’s football program has put all team-related activities on pause.

UVA Basketball fans supporting the team from home this season

Richmond Raceway to celebrate 75th anniversary in 2021

No. 19 ranked Spiders won’t travel to Charleston after positive COVID-19 test

Virginia State men’s and women’s basketball teams opt-out of season

Spiders storm into AP Poll, ranked No. 19

Positive coronavirus test pauses William & Mary men’s basketball

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  Henrico Schools cancel winter sports citing steep rise in COVID-19 cases

Richmond beats No. 10 Kentucky, 1st win vs AP top-10 team

UVA-Florida State football game postponed after coronavirus issues within FSU program

Detroit Lions fire coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn

Basketball legend Michael Jordan donates $2 million to Feeding America

VCU pulls away from Memphis to cap off Crossover Classic

12-year-old Gamecock fan with cerebral palsy surprised with dream gameday experience

Banks Jones is a huge South Carolina Gamecocks fan and, thanks to some students at the university and a non-profit organization, his dreams are coming true.

Cayo leads Richmond to season opening win over Morehead State

Nathan Cayo scored 23 points, shooting 10-of-10 from the floor, leading Richmond to a 82-64 win over Morehead State to open its season.

San Francisco upsets No. 4 UVA Men’s Basketball 61-60

A game-winning three-point attempt by Sam Hauser bounced off the rim at the buzzer, and the No. 4 UVA men's basketball team (1-1) lost 61-60 against San Francisco.

Virginia Tech’s game against Temple canceled

Virginia Tech’s next men’s basketball game has been canceled.

Hyland, Williams, strong finish propel VCU past Utah State

  Midlothian’s D’Amato sets 10-mile American record

Reimagined Richmond Marathon a success

  Youth football team puts safety above football to save season

COVID-19 alters VCU and Richmond hoops schedules

COVID-19 cancels VCU’s opening games

Tri-City Chili Peppers announce 2021 game schedule

The Tri-City Chili Peppers have announced their 2021 game schedule as they get a step closer to their debut in the Coastal Plain League.

UVA mourns loss of John Paul “Jack” Jones at 100

John Paul “Jack” Jones, for whom Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena is named, has passed away at the age of 100.

  Recreational sports take measures in light of governor’s order

The newest mandates from the governor’s office are impacting sports all across the commonwealth at every level and that includes recreation, club and travel athletics.

Unique Richmond Marathon ends Sunday

The Richmond Marathon is usually one of the most anticipated Saturdays in the city, but this year, runners will have 16 days to get their races complete. The first of those days gets going this Saturday.

  A new era kicks off at Mechanicsville High School

A new school name, a new team mascot, and, if you ask the players, a new standard are all in place, as Mechanicsville High School was unveiled earlier this fall.

  Half-marathon runners don’t let distance stop tradition

The Richmond Marathon often draws runners from nearly every state to the River City. While the pandemic is interfering with some plans in 2020, one local half-marathoner and her friend will keep their tradition going from a distance.

VCU updates capacity limit to 250 spectators

The Rams announced on Tuesday that they will permit 250 spectators inside the Siegel Center for games under the current guidelines.

Player on Washington Football Team tests positive for COVID-19

The organization says the player immediately self-isolated and the contact tracing data was evaluated.

John Marshall’s Wheeler picks Louisville

John Marshall's Roosevelt Wheeler committed to Louisville on Monday, picking the Cardinals over VCU, LSU, NC State and Hampton.

Spiders, VCU full schedules

Richmond men’s basketball released one of its most challenging basketball schedules in program history today, while the Atlantic 10 also unveiled its 2020-2021 conference slate.

  Glen Allen’s Aiken officially commits to Michigan

Glen Allen pitcher Emerson Aiken signed her national letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career in Ann Arbor on Friday during a ceremony at her home.

How does the governor’s order impact sports? What you need to know

College and high school basketball are among those sports that will be impacted by the amended state guidelines announced on Friday.

  The Last Old Lion: Man completes 43rd straight Richmond Marathon

The first Richmond Marathon was in 1978, and since then Philip Gibrall has been part of the event every step of the way - literally.

  Runners take aim at Richmond Challenge

Because of this year's Richmond Marathon set-up, runners have the option to run all three race distances during the 16-day span of the event.

VCU to allow 1,000 spectators for basketball games

The Rams' athletic department announced on Wednesday that 1,000 spectators will be permitted inside the Siegel Center for men’s and women’s basketball games to begin the season.

Richmond Public Schools will not field winter sports this school year

Richmond Public Schools will not field any winter sports during the 2020-2021 school year, superintendent Jason Kamras announced on Monday evening.

Spiders picked as 2021 Atlantic 10 favorites

Richmond received 19 of a possible 28 first place votes, returning four starters from a team that finished 24-7.

VHSL has final approval for return to sports

The Virginia High School League has the final approval from Gov. Northam to allow sports to return, but that isn’t going to happen without many changes to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RPS cancels winter sports due to COVID-19 concerns

Originally, winter sports seasons were set to begin in early December.

  Burd back on Matoaca varsity bench as head coach

A car accident 15 years ago left Nick Burd paralyzed from the chest down, but his passion for basketball has only grown. Now he takes the reins of the varsity basketball program at his alma mater.

Chase Elliott wins first NASCAR Cup Series Championship

Chase Elliott secured his first NASCAR Cup Series Championship with a win at the Season Finale 500 at Phoenix Raceway Sunday.

  On the Sidelines- November 6 (Atlee- Siege Performance)

Alec Eberle and Nick Clarke were teammates at Atlee, holding down the Raiders' offensive line. Now they’re teaming up again as partners in the business world.

COVID-19 postpones UVA’s match-up with Louisville

The Cavaliers' scheduled showdown with Louisville this Saturday has been postponed, after positive COVID-19 tests and quarantine within the Cardinals' program.

UVA football game with University of Louisville rescheduled due to COVID-19

The University of Virginia football game against Louisville this Saturday is getting rescheduled, while Louisville deals with positive COVID-19 tests.

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!

Super Bowl champ from Va. hosting anti-bullying Halloween event

A Super Bowl championship and Varina graduate is heading to Henrico Saturday to host an anti-bullying event.

  On the Sidelines- October 30 (Michael Robinson)

The year was 1997 when Michael Robinson stepped onto the varsity field at Varina for the first time. He just wanted to get a chance to play varsity football, but made an impact from the jump.

High school sports clear to start in December; VHSL releases guidelines

High school sports will start in December as scheduled, but some sports will notice some changes.

NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre endorses Donald Trump for president

NFL Hall of Famer and Mississippi native Brett Favre endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election.

  St. Christopher’s product Jasper eyes bigger role in Spiders’ receiver room

Justin Jasper is entering his redshirt sophomore season, after appearing in 11 games during the 2019 campaign. He pulled in ten receptions for 134 yards and his first collegiate touchdown during that span, and now has a good foundation on which to build.

  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.

  From tragedy to triathlete - Mejia conquers past to emerge as Ironman competitor

Mario Mejia is training for his first Ironman Triathlon, but what he's conquered so far might make preparation for a 140 three-stage race look easy.

Plenty of in-state showdowns highlight CAA spring football schedule

The league will be split into two divisions- a seven team North Division and a four team South Division, with each team playing six conference games. JMU, Richmond and William & Mary will face each other twice.

Orlando bubble cancellation has VCU scrambling

Less than a month before the tip off of the college basketball season, VCU is going back to the drawing board regarding part of its non-conference schedule.

Hopewell’s Walker expected to make UVA debut Saturday

It’s been a long time coming for Hopewell graduate Ronnie Walker, who’s eagerly been awaiting his Virginia debut. He's expected to team up with Wayne Taulapapa and Shane Simpson in the Cavalier backfield.

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

Rivera, the former Carolina Panthers head coach, walked down the hallways of Inova hospital in Northern Virginia Monday after completing his last cancer treatment.

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

On this day in history: Oct. 24, 2004, a plane owned by Hendrick Motorsports crashed amid the foggy mountains of Patrick County, Virginia.

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

Entering the 2018 season, Manchester head coach Tom Hall and his staff had an idea that that particular campaign could be pretty special. 38 seniors graced the roster, along with 52 players who saw significant playing time the year before.

Washington Football Team to allow some fans at game against Giants

The Washington Football Team will host a limited number of fans to its game against the New York Giants on Nov. 8.

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

If things go to plan, VHSL sports will get going in about six weeks. When they do, will spectators be permitted? If so, will some family members have to choose between attending a game and feeling safe? One area school is taking steps to make sure that’s not a decision that fans need to make.

  Spiders’ Woodson watches former team take World Series stage

The head Spider was a member of the 1988 Dodgers who defeated the Oakland Athletics in the series that year. Woodson tallied a hit and an RBI in eight at-bats during the postseason that year.

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

Every golfer has that one vision most dream of but never achieve.

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

After Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced last week that 10 percent of stadiums and outdoor venues could be open to spectators, Washington NFL fans wondered when they might be able to pass through the gates of FedEx Field again. The short answer- not this Sunday against the Cowboys.

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

Goochland product Ben Verlander will be in the spotlight, covering of the 2020 World Series on a national level.

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

William & Mary will reinstate three women’s sports that were going to be cut in an effort to avoid a 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

Phil Mickelson is one of the most popular names in golf and has quite the resume, but missing from that are frequent trips to Virginia. Not since 1993 has Lefty teed up for an individual event in the commonwealth.

Walker granted immediate eligibility by NCAA

The Virginia running back and Hopewell product has been granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, after initially having his waiver denied on two separate occasions. This was Walker’s second appeal after transferring from Indiana.

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

Recent years have found the fanfare of the first official college basketball practice wear off a bit. With all the offseason work teams are permitted to do, it’s become just another day on the calendar. 2020, however, is different.

Henrico moves forward on new indoor sports facility

Construction plans are expected to be ready for the Board’s review by early next summer.

Love III architect behind First Tee Belmont renovation

Davis Love III is the architect leading the renovations at Belmont, now owned by First Tee-Greater Richmond.

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

The first four years of the tournament brought plenty of golf fans to the links and they were treated to fantastic tournaments. While the course will feel much more empty for the 2020 edition, organizers are still expecting some great golf.

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.