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Boykins spoils Norfolk State comeback in North Carolina A&T win

Down by 15 at the half, Norfolk State came roaring back against North Carolina A&T on Thursday afternoon at the Corbett Sports Center. But just when it seemed NSU was ready to pull off a stunner, the Aggies had one last gasp.

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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: #TakeaKnee

Chris Graham talks #TakeaKnee, and the intersection of sports and politics.

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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: The FBI puts the hammer down on college hoops

Chris Graham and Scott German examine the still-developing FBI investigation of college basketball that has already claimed the career of Louisville coach Rick Pitino.


NSU-ODU to renew basketball rivalry at the Scope

The Norfolk State and Old Dominion men’s basketball programs will renew a once-strong rivalry this upcoming season


Nikki McCray-Penson named ODU women’s basketball coach

Nikki McCray-Penson has been named the seventh head coach of the Old Dominion women’s basketball program.

Will there be a Triple Crown winner this year?

For the second time in almost thirty years, we could have another Triple Crown champion on our hands in 2017.

Combining sports and business: Top career opportunities revolving around sports

Athletes probably have the least conventional jobs on the planet, and probably the most opposite to a work from home type of job.

Combining sports and business: Top career opportunities revolving around sports

Athletes probably have the least conventional jobs on the planet, and probably the most opposite to a work from home type of job.

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2018 Virginia Tech-Florida State game set for Labor Day Monday Night

The 2018 football game between Florida State and Virginia Tech will be nationally televised and played in prime time on Labor Day.

Crazy sports from around the world!

So we all know that sports makes the world go round, but how much do you really know about the topic?

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Keister, Bravo, Ordaz return to Potomac Nationals for 2017

The Washington Nationals announced the Potomac Nationals 2017 field staff, which features the return of four of the five coaches from 2016.

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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: I miss DC?

Chris Graham talks Electoral College, the WWE Roadblock PPV, and two weeks in DC.

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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: How much do you tip? And … who?

How much do you tip? And who do you tip? Chris Graham and Crystal Graham explore the tipping point on today’s Street Knowledge.

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Street Knowledge: AFP editor Chris Graham debuts new podcast

AFP editor Chris Graham debuts his new weekday podcast, Street Knowledge, talking news, politics and sports.

Podcast: Chris Graham Show talks UVA basketball, Cavs football

AFP editor Chris Graham talks UVA basketball after two easy early-season wins, then breaks down the curious QB controversy with the UVA football team.

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Podcast: Previewing Survivor Series, NXT Takeover: Toronto

Chris Graham breaks down a big week in pro wrestling: with Survivor Series and NXT Takeover: Toronto on the schedule.

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Podcast: The Chris Graham Show talks 2016 elections

AFP editor Chris Graham talks 2016 elections on today’s episode of The Chris Graham Show.

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Video: AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on Facebook

AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on this archived Facebook Live broadcast. Topics include the new UVA starting QB, the Joey Bosa contract nonsense, Finn Balor’s SummerSlam injury, plus your questions.

Five easiest sports to bet on

A debate that’s been going on for years and years among sports fans and is set to carry on for generations to come.

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Starting July 1, operators who offer fantasy contests must register with VDACS

VDACS launched the fantasy contest operator registration application for those that wish to offer fantasy contests for a cash prize.

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Renovating Richmond’s Recreation project in full swing

Blackwell Field is the third field to be worked on through “Renovating Richmond’s Recreation” – an impactful community partnership.

Virginia Tech’s Indoor Practice Facility cited for outstanding design

Virginia Tech has been recognized for the outstanding design of the university’s Indoor Practice Facility.

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William & Mary wins CAA Food Challenge

William & Mary student-athletes have established a remarkable tradition of being leaders in the community.

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Chris Graham talks NBA Finals, Anthony Gill on sports podcast

Chris Graham talks on the latest Augusta Free Press podcast about the 2016 NBA Finals, and looks at recent UVA alum Anthony Gill and the NBA Draft.


NBA Finals: Not over just yet, folks

For some reason, we’re trying to assess Golden State’s place in NBA history. The 73-win Warriors: are they better than the Showtime Lakers? How about Jordan’s Bulls?

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Chris Graham breaks down the 2015-2016 UVA sports season: Podcast

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down the 2015-2016 UVA sports season, with a positive spin.

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EMU’s Chappell-Dick earns Berkley Award as ODAC’s top scholar-athlete

Eastern Mennonite University’s Hannah Chappell-Dick won the Marjorie Berkley Award from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

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Scherzer dominant in 7-2 Washington Nationals win

Max Scherzer struck out 11 in eight innings in a 7-2 Washington Nationals win in Philadelphia Wednesday night.

EMU’s Hannah Chappell-Dick becomes five-time track All-American

Hannah Chappell-Dick (Bluffton, Ohio/Bluffton) earned the fifth All-American honor of her career Saturday afternoon.

Does UVA baseball still host an NCAA regional?

UVA baseball fans know that a bad week at the ACC Baseball Championship means nothing when it comes to the games that really matter.

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Bradley homers, Brady deals in 8-0 Lynchburg win

Lynchburg won the rubber match with the Blue Rocks 8-0 to improve to 31-16 on the season.

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P-Nats power past Salem Red Sox

The Potomac Nationals struck for two early home runs, which were good enough to knock off the Salem Red Sox 5-2 on Wednesday.

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Lynchburg announces Name the Team contest

After 21 years of baseball under the Hillcats moniker, Lynchburg is asking fans to help decide the team name for the 2017 season.

Friday UVA baseball game moved to 1 p.m. start

The Friday UVA-Virginia Tech baseball game at Davenport Field has been moved to a 1 p.m. start time because of a forecast for inclement weather.

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Hillcats sweep Salem Red Sox

The Salem Red Sox were swept in a tightly-contested doubleheader with the Lynchburg Hillcats Wednesday night at Lynchburg City Stadium.

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Lynchburg Hillcats snap losing skid

Bobby Bradley and Mike Papi hit back-to-back home runs to help Lynchburg snap a season-long four-game losing streak.


NBA executive challenges VCU graduates to ‘find your passion’

Pamela El, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the NBA, challenged VCU graduates to find their passion.

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NFL is favorite sports league: But are demographic trends good?

The NFL tops the list of favorite American sports, but new poll numbers could signal trouble for the future of pro football.

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Salem Red Sox to host Weekend of Giving

The Salem Red Sox have teamed up with multiple charitable organizations for a Weekend of Giving from May 13-15.

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Lynchburg rallies to defeat Mudcats

Lynchburg used a five-run eighth inning, highlighted by a go-ahead two-run double by Mark Mathias, to overcome a 5-2 deficit and beat Carolina, 7-6.

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O’s shut out at Tampa, 2-0

Chris Archer and four Tampa relievers held the Orioles to five hits in a 2-0 shutout win on Monday.