Sports & Recreation

Can 2 new soccer teams score sponsors?

RVA FC and Chesterfield United FC have begun their inaugural seasons, but they’re competing for dollars in a crowded Richmond sports scene.

Council shifts city’s line on Redskins deal

Redskins training camp rendering

City Council member Chris Hilbert’s proposal to ask the Bon Secours health system to pay an extra $1 million over 10 years is unanimously approved.

City makes lateral toss on Redskins deal

Redskins training camp rendering

Richmond’s Economic Development Authority, an organization that is separate from the city, is being used to bypass some of the red tape involved in development of the Redskins property to get it up and running for next summer’s training camp.

Council moves the chains on Redskins deal

Redskins training camp rendering

The city council voted 7-2 Monday night to approve the general framework of a deal to bring the Washington Redskins training camp to Richmond with significant financial investment by Bon Secours.

Runners reroute to Richmond

Bowing to Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg made the controversial call about 5 p.m. Friday afternoon to cancel the New York City Marathon. Almost immediately, phones started ringing in Richmond.

A hole in two

Members of two local golf clubs are close to a deal to purchase a Chesterfield course from its Canadian owner and merge it with a nearby country club.