Ware retires after 31 years as CIAA official

Long-time CIAA football official, Donald Ware has retired after 31 years with the conference. His career highlights as an official include officiating in three CIAA football championship games (2001, 2004 and 2007), five NCAA playoff games and the Division II ...

Reports: Ray Rice wins appeal for reinstatement

Ray Rice has won his appeal to get reinstated to the NFL, according to multiple media reports.

2014 CIAA Player of the Year sidelined by heart condition

Last week, Mark Thomas, who will be the first recipient from a historically black college or university to receive the NCAA's 2015 Top10 Award, has been sidelined by a heart condition.

How Redskins can salvage season, make most of remaining games

With a 3-8 record, there is very little chance that the Washington Redskins can or will make a miracle playoff run this season. There are just five games remaining and a plethora of issues ailing the team on and off ...

VSU wins in NCAA playoff

Now Coach Latrell Scott's 2014 team made the best of their time in the playoffs by rolling past #6 LIU - Post (Long Island University) 28-17.

The Big Apple Classic promises to "go hard"

The tourney returns to New York on Dec, 6-7 for an exciting two-day weekend billed as one that "bring[s] the incredible HBCU experience firsthand to “The Big Apple".

VSU defeats VUU; moves on to face WSSU

Virginia State University defeated conference rival Virginia Union University in a 33-12 victory.

VUU homecoming beat down

Virginia Union University set a school record with 697 offensive yards and score a 78-13 win over Lincoln Univ. for the home coming fans.

Standing up to the competition

Success taking on out-of-conference foes has been a fleeting objective for black college football (and basketball) teams.

ASPiRE expands HBCU football coverage

ASPiRE (@tvASPiRE) is expanding its Historically Black College & University (HBCU) college sports coverage this fall thanks to a new deal with Urban Sports & Entertainment Group (USEG) to broadcast a total of 11 live and encore HBCU football games.

Lessons from the Redskins' first few days of 2014 training camp

In Richmond, Virginia’s state capital, for the second straight training camp, the 2014 Washington Redskins have a vastly different look from last season. So what are the five things learned through the first few days of the 2014 training camp?

Tribe rejects offer from Redskins group

Representatives of a foundation run by the owner of the Washington Redskins recently traveled to an American Indian reservation straddling the Arizona-California border to talk about financing projects aimed at preserving language and culture and curbing suicides among youth.

United Way and NFL pro share goals on Day of Action

Morgan is no ordinary young man. In the 2014 off-season, he signed with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. Prior to joining the Eagles, he played for the Professional Indoor Football League’s Richmond Raiders, finishing third in the league in pass breakups ...

Washington Redskins trademark canceled

In what could be the first step toward getting the Washington Redskins' name changed, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has decided to cancel six trademark registrations attached to the moniker.

Richmond is 21st in FIT City Index

Metro Richmond is ranked 21st in the 2014 American Fitness Index™ (AFI) report with a score of 52.3 (out of 100 possible points). Capturing the top ranking is the Washington, D.C., metro area with a score of 77.3 (out of ...