License plate commemorates UVA national championship

  Clover Hill Bulldogs coach wins ‘standout’ award from Subway

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women’s soccer to help close pay gap

  Ed Davis returns to Richmond to host free youth camp

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker killed in Virginia Beach crash

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

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  William & Mary coach has close tie to U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis

Squirrels’ players contribute to West All-Star win in front of record crowd

  Eastern League’s top hitters, celebrities, let loose during Home Run Derby

  Flying Squirrels’ Arenado, Heyward part of strong baseball family trees

  All-Stars kick back and relax at Country Music Jam

VCU to face Purdue in Emerald Coast Classic

  Eastern League All-Star Week gets underway

Eastern League All-Star Week kicked off with Mayor Stoney’s All-Star Welcome Party at Brown’s Island on Sunday evening, celebrating baseball and the River City.

Miami Dolphins player Kendrick Norton loses arm in crash

Norton played at the University of Miami and was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round in 2018. The Dolphins signed him in December.

Atlee’s Warren verbally commits to Penn State

Atlee quarterback Tyler Warren has verbally committed to Penn State, Raiders head coach Matt Gray told NBC12 on Wednesday.

Dutch beat Swedes to set up Women’s World Cup final with US

The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women's World Cup

Batter up! Play baseball with your food on Google’s home page

  US holds on to defeat England 2-1, advances to World Cup final

Angels, MLB mourn Tyler Skaggs after pitcher dies in hotel room

Two VCU products find themselves with new NBA homes

Start times released for TBT’s Richmond Region

Gauff, just 15, shocks 5-time champ Venus, 39, at Wimbledon

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charges

Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4

Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9

Megan Rapinoe accepts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s invitation to tour House of Representatives

After the Yanks eliminated host nation France 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) invited Rapinoe and the women’s national team to tour the lower house anytime.

Dominican police arrest ‘mastermind’ in David Ortiz shooting

Police said Víctor Hugo Gómez was detained in the Caribbean country. No further details were immediately released.

US defeats France 2-1, advances to semis in World Cup

The U.S. advances in the tournament and will play England on July 2.

ESPN anchor Bob Ley retires after 40 years with network

Bob Ley tweeted that he's enjoying the "best of health" and that the decision to retire was "entirely" his own.

Volunteers wanted for 2019 Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Camp Ambassador Program

The program needs 200 volunteers to work the camp, which begins on July 25 and ends on August 11, at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.

Serena Williams becomes second black woman tennis player on Wheaties box

Serena Williams arguably the greatest tennis player of all time now has a new honor. Her very first Wheaties box.

Flying Squirrels welcome 4 millionth fan

The Flying Squirrels lost Monday night 5-2 to the Altoona Curve, snapping the team’s four-game winning streak.

  Mills Godwin’s Wilson wins 2nd national title, qualifies for PanAm Games

The recent Godwin graduate won the New Balance national championship in the 400 meter hurdles, blazing through with a time of 56.77. That bested her previous personal record by more than a second, and is the fifth-fastest time ever recorded by a high school girl in that event, according to her coach

Seattle Seahawks RB, Petersburg native to host annual youth football camp

Each participant will get a gift bag, healthy lunch and refreshments.

Flying Squirrels land 6 players on All-Star roster

The Flying Squirrels will have the most players of any team in the game.

  Italy’s Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy last hosted in Turin in 2006, and the Alpine ski resort Cortina previously hosted the Winter Games in 1956.

L.C. Bird product Williams signs with San Antonio Spurs

North Carolina guard Kenny Williams has agreed to terms with the San Antonio Spurs and will compete in the NBA Summer League with the squad.

U.S. Wheelchair Rugby’s Delagrave shares motivational message at Sportable

Joe Delagrave is the co-captain of the U.S. Wheelchair Rugby national team and is also a motivational speaker. He shared his story at Sportable's headquarters ahead of this weekend's wheelchair rugby clinic.

UVA’s Hunter selected fourth overall in NBA Draft

Virginia guard De’Andre Hunter has been selected with the fourth pick in the NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks to headline players of local interest. Hunter's college teammate, Ty Jerome, and Virginia Tech's Nickeil Alexander-Walker were also taken in the first round.

  Steward’s Reid enters junior season as one of the nation’s top recruits

Steward rising junior Efton Reid got his first scholarship offer when he was in eighth grade and has currently accumulated numerous offers from Division I schools. But if you think the attention is going to his head, you’d be incorrect.

VCU, Richmond discover Atlantic 10 pairings

The Atlantic 10 released men’s basketball pairings for conference play on Thursday. For the sixth consecutive season, league teams will play an 18-game conference schedule, facing each team at least once and playing an additional match-up against five squads.

  Arthur Ashe’s legacy continues to impact young tennis players

In his book, 'Days of Grace,' Arthur Ashe begins his story by writing his reputation is his most prized possession.

  VCU players share knowledge at Mike Rhoades Basketball Camp

VCU basketball players stick around during the summer, working out, getting shots up, hitting the weight room and sharpening their skills for the upcoming season. The Rams also get the chance to share some knowledge with some potential future stars.

  Derby offensive linemen camp returns to Richmond area

Local attorney Geoff McDonald began his college football career at the University of Hawaii. That’s where he met Brian Derby, who was his roommate. Almost 30 years later, the two continue to work on the football field together, but this time in a training capacity.

Virginia Tech player’s lawyer gets drug conviction cleared

A former Virginia Tech basketball player did not show up to his court date for a marijuana possession charge, leading a judge to find him guilty before reversing the conviction hours later.

Atlee HS enters field design in patriotic contest

Atlee High School is hoping the stars and stripes on its football field gain national attention.

  ‘I’m excited’: Central Va. swimmers qualify for 2020 U.S. Olympic trials

NOVA swimming club's Zoe Dixon, Josephine Fuller, Megan Pulley, and Grace Sheble each qualified for the trials scheduled for June 2020 in Nebraska.

Colonial Downs to offer free admission

Colonial Downs will offer free general admission during its 15-day race meeting.

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2, denying the Warriors what would have been a third straight championship.

Prosecutors believe suspects in Ortiz shooting wanted in US

American prosecutors said Thursday that they believe two suspects in the shooting of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz are wanted for crimes in the United States, while the father of another suspect said his son belongs to a notorious Dominican gang of drug-dealing hitmen.

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

  State Tournament Central

A handful of local teams find themselves three wins away from state championships entering the week.

TBT bracket features VCU, Spider alumni teams in Richmond Region

For the second straight summer, Richmond will serve as a host for regional action of The Basketball Tournament (TBT), a bracket of 64 teams made up of collegiate alumni and professionals battling for a $2 million prize. Both VCU and Richmond will have alumni teams playing at the Siegel Center.

  Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar

David Ortiz was flown to Boston for more medical care Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.

  UVA’s Moses gears up for year six with Redskins

Former Meadowbrook and UVA star Morgan Moses is kicking off another season in the nation's capital. His focus this season, taking care of himself as a player and a leader, and keeping his body healthy.

Paul Pierce admits he faked injury in 2008 Finals to go to the restroom

What once looked like an agonizing knee injury turned out to be agonizing discomfort in another part of his body.

Phillies select Benedictine’s Baylor in 3rd Round of MLB Draft

Benedictine infielder Jamari Baylor was selected by the Phillies in the third round of Major League Baseball’s amateur draft on Tuesday, going 91st overall. He’ll go to Philadelphia to sign his contact and get a physical, then head to Clearwater, Florida, to begin his professional career.

Blues defeat Bruins 4-2 in game 4 to even the series

The St. Louis Blues played host to the Boston Bruins for game four of the Stanley Cup Finals.

  Safe, fun environment ‘No. 1 priority’ for Flying Squirrels

“Number one priority is fan safety, and a fun environment, where we can make memories for people."

Child hit by line drive at Astros game, Cubs batter breaks down sobbing

Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a line drive in the fourth inning into the field-level stands down the third base line, where it hit the girl.

Camp steps down as Glen Allen head football coach

Salvatore Camp has resigned as Glen Allen’s head football coach, he confirmed to NBC12 on Wednesday. Camp stepped down after three seasons at the head of the Jaguar program.

High School Tournament Central

High school tournament schedule and results involving area teams

  Local football stars use trainers to help elevate their game

For many who compete at a high level, preparation happens year-round, and that’s when they target the use of personal trainers, such as Roger Riggle, to help get them that extra edge.

Bill Buckner, forever known for error in 1986 World Series, dies at 69

Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died Monday.

UVA wins men’s lacrosse national title

The Cavaliers defeated Duke 13-2 in the semifinals.

Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014.

Raptors defeat Bucks 100-94 to advance to first NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Redskins release 2019 training camp schedule

There will be 22 on-field sessions available to fans, including Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Bon Secours Training Center.

  Thomas Dale’s Chris Tyree verbally commits to Notre Dame

Tyree verbally committed to Notre Dame, choosing the Fighting Irish over his other finalists, Alabama and Oklahoma. The running back and defensive back received 32 Division I offers and was recruited to play running back in South Bend.

  NASCAR to buy racetracks around country, including Richmond Raceway

NASCAR will be gaining control of 15 race tracks across the country, including two in Virginia.

Tiger Woods’s niece, Cheyenne, tees off at Kingsmill

The biggest names in women’s golf have convened at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg for the Pure Silk Championship this week. One of those last names is iconic in the sport, as a golfer looks to create her own legacy alongside a legendary family member.

Goochland native Verlander flirts with no-hitter in Tuesday win

Goochland native Justin Verlander has two career no-hitters to his name. Tuesday night found him nearly tallying a third, as his Astros battled the Chicago White Sox.

  Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final

The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.

  Hanover girls’ tennis team chases third consecutive state crown

Hanover has claimed the last two state crowns and, after winning the Region 4B championship, is now closing in on a third consecutive title. The Hawks are currently riding a 61-match winning streak that dates back to the beginning of the 2017 season.

JMU softball defeats No. 15 Michigan twice, earns trip to Super Regional

The Dukes travel to Los Angeles to face two-seeded UCLA in the Los Angeles Super Regional.

UVA’s U-Hall to be taken down with explosives

The demolition is making way for new UVA sports facilities including a grass football practice field.

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 victory to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers.

War of Will wins Preakness, holds off riderless horse

War of Will bounced back from a bumpy ride in the Kentucky Derby to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, holding off a field that included a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and still finished the race

Randolph-Macon softball team heads to national finals

The Randolph-Macon softball team beat Christopher Newport twice Saturday, to advance to the national finals for the first time in program history.

Special Olympic athletes share special friendship

The Special Olympics of Virginia are just three weeks away, as athletes from all across the commonwealth will visit Richmond to compete and support each other.

  Richmond Black Widows give females full contact football experience

For the last four years, the Richmond Black Widows have given women the chance to take the football field. It’s not two-hand touch, it’s not flag football, rather the River City’s first and only full contact football team.