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    8Sports Blitz: Submit Your Photos Here!

    Friday, September 5 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-09-05 15:59:52 GMT
    Submit your best fan pics for the chance to be our Fan of the Week and score cool offers from Papa John's!Submit your best fan pics for the chance to be our Fan of the Week and score cool offers from Papa John's!
    Want the chance to become the 8News Blitz Fan of the Week and score some offers from Papa John's Pizza? Submit your best photo from local high school football games at this link for the chance to be featured on our Facebook page every week as the 8News Sports Blitz Fan of the Week and for special offers from Papa John's: http://rewards.wric.com/Contest/BKYMEEThe photo with the most votes each week wins! Click here for full contest rules and more information.Check our Facebook page every Frida...More >>
    Want the chance to become the 8News Blitz Fan of the Week and score some offers from Papa John's Pizza? Submit your best photo from local high school football games at this link for the chance to be featured on our Facebook page every week as the 8News Sports Blitz Fan of the Week and for special offers from Papa John's: http://rewards.wric.com/Contest/BKYMEEThe photo with the most votes each week wins! Click here for full contest rules and more information.Check our Facebook page every Frida...More >>

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#8SPORTSBLITZ: Top 10 Rankings for Week 1 Video included

Submit your best fan pics for the chance to be our Fan of the Week and score cool offers from Papa John's! Submit your best fan pics for the chance to be our Fan of the Week and score cool offers from Papa John's!
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Not every team played in Week 0, but a few that did lost, and that has changed the #8SPORTSBLITZ Top 10. More>>

Brad Keselowski Wins in Richmond

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For 400 laps, Brad Keselowski led 383 of them. The one that mattered, was the final lap and checkered flag. Keselowski is the Federated Auto Parts 400 winner at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night. More>>

The Flying Squirrels Move On!

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After giving up a run in the top of the eight inning, the Flying Squirrels scrambled together three runs in the bottom of the inning to provide the seperation necessary to lock their spot in the Eastern League Championship Series, defeating the Akron Rubberducks 5-1 Saturday night at the Diamond. More>>

Richmond Flying Squirrels take 2-1 series lead over Akron in WDCS

Kelby Tomlinson knocked in Game 3's only run as the Flying Squirrels beat the RubberDucks 1-0 to grab a 2-1 series lead. One more win, and Richmond clinches the series. 

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Flying Squirrels Win the Western Division!

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After handing the Binghamton Mets a 2-1 loss Friday night, the Flying Squirrels broke out the champagne to celebrate winning the Western Division title for the first time in Club History! More>>

Flying Squirrels Punch Ticket to Postseason!

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The Richmond Flying Squirrels are into the playoffs after defeating Altoona 5-4! More>>

Brandon Meriweather Suspended for Illegal Hit Video included

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Washington Safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season.  More>>

L.C. Bird Standout Picks VCU for Hoops

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Today, Shaka Smart and the VCU Rams basketball program snagged a highly touted recruit from the local Richmond area, Kenny Williams. More>>

VCU Basketball Releases '14-'15 Non-Conference Schedule Video included

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Today the VCU Rams Athletic Department released the basketball program's non-conference schedule for this season. More>>

Redskins in RVA: Five Storylines to Look for During Training Camp

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The Washington Redskins players and coaches report to camp tomorrow to accommodate themselves to the city they will call home for the next two and a half weeks. Here are five storylines to keep an eye on while you're watching the team train for the 2014 season. More>>

Redskin's Jackson Suspended Indefinitely

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The NFL announced today that Washington Redskins Safety Tanard Jackson was suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance abuse policy. More>>

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  • Road Closures for NASCAR Races

    Road Closures for NASCAR Races

    Traffic patterns will temporarily be altered on roads around Richmond International Raceway on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 to accommodate fans attending the NASCAR races.More >>
    Traffic patterns will temporarily be altered on roads around Richmond International Raceway on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 to accommodate fans attending the NASCAR races.
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  • RGIII to Drive Pace Car at Richmond’s NASCAR Race

    RGIII to Drive Pace Car at Richmond’s NASCAR Race

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:24:24 GMT
    Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III at practice in Richmond prior to the 2012 season.Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III at practice in Richmond prior to the 2012 season.

    What started as Twitter chatter between Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier has led to RGIII driving the Pace Car to start Saturday’s NASCAR race.

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    What started as Twitter chatter between Dale Earnhardt Jr., Robert Griffin III and Richmond International Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier has led to RGIII driving the Pace Car to start Saturday’s NASCAR race.

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