Kids at center of new Redskins tradition

Of all the surprises the Redskins bring to training camp here in Richmond, one stood out this morning. When the walkthroughs were complete, the players jogged over to the sidelines and did something totally unexpected.

VCU to eliminate physical education teachers program

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education will be eliminating the undergraduate concentration in the program that prepares health and physical education teachers.

First Ladies of Football and Richmond Parks team up to give back

The Washington Redskins Cheerleaders - also known as First Ladies of Football - and the city of Richmond's Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities are teaming up to host a free Redskins Cheerleading Clinic for Richmond youth on Wednesday, ...

Virginia Tech-WVU rivalry to resume

The Black Diamond Trophy is making a comeback. West Virginia and Virginia Tech will renew their rivalry across state lines with a home-and-home series beginning in 2021.

Parking plans for Redskins summer training camp visitors

On July 25, the Washington Redskins will begin their 2013 summer training camp in Richmond as part of an eight-year agreement the city.

Another one gets away from the Squirrels

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (34-32) first lost the lead, and eventually their sixth straight ballgame, 3-1, to the Reading Fightins (27-39) in front of a sellout crowd of 9,560 at The Diamond on Saturday night.

Fightins stun Squirrels who have now lost 5

Down to their final strike, the Reading Fightins (26-39) battled back for a 10-inning, 3-1, victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (34-31) in front of 9,349 at The Diamond on Friday night. The loss extended the Squirrels’ losing-skid to five ...

CIAA board elects new executive committee officers

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s (CIAA) board of directors has elected new officers to serve on its executive committee.

Da'Shawn Hand narrows list of college picks

Da'Shawn Hand, the 5-star strong-side defensive end from Woodbridge, Va., has announced his top three, an exclusive list of colleges that features three of the best recruiting programs in the country.

College fishing headed to Potomac River

FLW College Fishing is headed to the Potomac River on June 22 for the second of four stops in the Northern Conference. Fifty college teams, including several in Virginia, will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a ...

Richmonder runs the Tour de France course

Zoë Romano has been training for a journey no one in the world has ever attempted. The 25-year-old is running the entire route of the Tour de France, an eight-week feat she set out for on May 18 in Nice. ...

Phil Jackson details Jordan/Kobe comparison in book

In his new book, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and entitled “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success,” Phil Jackson breaks down what separated Jordan from Bryant, the biggest stars and personalities that he coached during his Hall of Fame career. The ...

Redskins Richmond camp on track

The Washington Redskins plan to open their first training camp at their new Richmond facility on July 25. And this week, representatives from the Washington Redskins, Bon Secours Virginia Health System, the city of Richmond, the Virginia governor’s office, construction ...

Golf on a battlefield!

Golf is war, where men and woman challenge the course, and the course usually wins. So why not play on a real battlefield?