Publicity surrounding head injury and sports has alarmed some parents, prompting them to pull kids out of contact sports. At the University of Virginia, some doctors say that’s not necessary. They say the lack of exercise is a bigger problem than the risk of injury.
From the White House to your house, the NCAA men's college basketball tournament brackets are out, and this year the Commonwealth has a real contender.
For a while, it looked like March Madness might repeat 2011 when a record five teams from the Commonwealth were tapped for the brackets. As it turns out, Virginians will get three teams to cheer. One of them, Hampton University, could be on a quick collision course.
With warmer weather creeping in, many of us dreaming are about summer, but none with such excitement as the cyclists of Richmond. The city is hosting the Road World Cycling Championships this year – the third largest bike race in the world, following the Olympic and Tour de France races. It’s slated to bring more than a thousand athletes from 75 countries and a projected 450,000 spectators to the Commonwealth’s capital.