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VCU releases non-conference hoops schedule

VCU will return to the Bahamas for one of the country’s premier in-season tournaments to highlight the Rams’ 2021-2022 non-conference schedule, released Monday.

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Chris Dillow wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on James River

Boater Chris Dillow of Waynesboro won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at James River in Henrico.

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Virginia Tech teams with ClubCorp to open venue for college fans

Virginia Tech and ClubCorp are partnering to build a new, premier venue within Lane Stadium that is designed to revolutionize the game-day experience and bring an already engaged fan base even closer to the university.

longwood athletics

Longwood women’s basketball builds a family during summer months

Some rosters are made up of teammates. Some are made of friends. Some are family. In three seasons under head coach Rebecca Tillett, Longwood women’s basketball has become all three.

Fredericksburg Nationals

Martina slams FredNats to first home series win

The Fredericksburg Nationals secured their first home series victory on Sunday night, drubbing the Delmarva Shorebirds 16-7 on the strength of a five-hit, five-RBI night from Junior Martina.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

Baysox conclude 5-1 week in Richmond with Sunday win

The Richmond Flying Squirrels compiled four unanswered but fell to the Bowie Baysox, 6-4, in the series finale Sunday evening at The Diamond.

Norfolk State

Sidibe helps youths back home with African NextGen Camp

Norfolk State men’s basketball player Yoro Sidibe, a native of Senegal, returned to his home country over the summer and started the African NextGen Basketball Camp in an effort to give back to his community.

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Analysis: Virginia sports betting volume jumps to $235M in June

Virginia sports betting volume grew for the first time in three months, while gross gaming revenue remained strong thanks in part to betting on sports such as golf and tennis.

Irena Gillarova

Olympics the latest stop on Irena Gillarova’s life journey

Irena Gillarova is ready for her next adventure – throwing a stick at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

uva football

Defensive secondary play a focal point for Mendenhall, ‘Hoos

The key to the UVA defense in 2021: fixing what ailed the secondary in 2020.

Blake Francis

Blake Francis to play for Detroit Pistons in NBA Summer League

Former Richmond Spiders guard Blake Francis has signed a contract to play for the Detroit Pistons in the 2021 NBA Summer League.

Boys Home of Virginia

Boys Home hosts Harvest Hustle 5K, 10K, half-marathon

Boys Home of Virginia will host the fifth annual fall fundraising event, the Boys Home Harvest Hustle 5K, 10K and half-marathon, on Saturday, Nov. 6.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

Baysox nip Flying Squirrels, 2-1

A two-run homer was the difference maker as the Richmond Flying Squirrels fell, 2-1, against the Bowie Baysox Saturday night at The Diamond.

Fredericksburg Nationals

Randa’s heroics spur 2-1 FredNats win

Jake Randa’s RBI triple in the eighth inning helped the Fredericksburg Nationals secure a 2-1 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Saturday night.

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Liberty QB Malik Willis named to Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list

Malik Willis has been added to another preseason award watch list with the quarterback being named to the 2021 Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list.

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Watch the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final at The Paramount Theater

The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville will bring the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final pitting USA vs. Mexico to the Big Screen on Sunday at 8:30 p.m.

sports betting

Virginia Lottery: Sports bettors have wagered $1.3B since launch

Between June 1 and June 30, Virginians wagered $234,943,435 and won $212,937,139, for a combined 9.37 percent operators win percentage.

Marcel Lomnicky

Marcel Lomnicky ready to hammer competition at the Olympics

The men’s hammer throw event at the Summer Olympics consists of throwing a 16-pound metal ball attached to a grip by a steel wire out of a 7-foot diameter circle.

Fredericksburg Nationals

FredNats comeback curtailed in 7-3 loss

The Fredericksburg Nationals were silenced through eight innings before rallying in the ninth inning on Friday night, but saw their comeback foiled in a 7-3 loss to the Delmarva Shorebirds.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

Flying Squirrels squander early lead in 5-3 loss to Baysox

After possessing a three-run lead in the fifth, the Richmond Flying Squirrels allowed five consecutive runs in a 5-3 loss to the Bowie Baysox Friday night at The Diamond.

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The Big 3 in the NBA, plus who got to break the rock?

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” breaks down the NBA landing spots for UVA’s Big 3 – Trey Murphy III, Sam Hauser and Jay Huff – and Jerry reveals who broke the rock at the end of summer conditioning for UVA football.

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Hauser, Huff sign free agent NBA deals

Sam Hauser has agreed to a two-way contract with the Boston Celtics, and Jay Huff has agreed to an Exhibit 10 deal with the Washington Wizards.

VCU

VCU’s Bones Hyland goes in first round of NBA Draft

VCU star guard Nah’Shon “Bones” Hyland was selected 26th overall in the first round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets Thursday night.

acc basketball

Seven ACC players chosen in 2021 NBA Draft

Seven ACC players were selected Thursday evening in the 2021 NBA Draft, held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

liberty basketball

Liberty to play Stephen F. Austin in Hall of Fame Classic

Liberty will face Stephen F. Austin on Dec. 11 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas in the first-ever Basketball Hall of Fame Classic.  

Norfolk Tides

Norfolk Tides to host second ‘The Office’ Night on Aug. 25 featuring Creed Bratton

Creed Bratton – who played himself in “The Office” as a deviant former hippie and homeless man that’s employed at Dunder Mifflin as the quality assurance director – will be at Harbor Park on Wednesday, Aug. 25.

Richmond Flying Squirrels

Baysox outduel Flying Squirrels, 5-4

The Richmond Flying Squirrels fell, 5-4, to the Bowie Baysox Thursday night at The Diamond.

Fredericksburg Nationals

Rutledge, Randa pace FredNats in 6-4 win

The Fredericksburg Nationals got five shutout innings from Jackson Rutledge and a four-hit night from Jake Randa in a 6-4 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Thursday night.