Ronald Martinez/Getty What does a stunning victory and a trip to the Final Four earn you if you’re Richmond, Virginia, home of the VCU Rams?  Well, for starters, the Rams will be the BIGGEST story on ESPN this week, major TV networks will be flying into the capital city to film and document VCU’s historic […]

If the VCU Rams were actors, they would all be fired.  These guys are so far off script.  They had no business in the NCAA Tournament, and now, VCU is headed to the Final Four!  WOW!  What a game and what a historic win as the Rams outplayed the bigger, stronger and much more publicized […]

Everyone knows that President Barack Obama is an avid basketball fan and is quite knowledgeable when it comes to his NCAA Bracketology.  The Prez started out on a roll in the first two rounds, but it was those two teams from Richmond that threw a monkey wrench into everyone’s brackets, including Obama’s.  Now, with Kansas […]

He replaced a legend in former coach Dave Robbins who won multiple CIAA titles and NCAA championships on his way to becoming one of college hoops’ all-time winningest coaches on any level.  Today, it is Willard Coker who will be replaced.  Coker toook over the Panthers helm in 2008 after serving as an assistant to […]

Getty Images You could call it “Never-Land”, because I never dreamed of V C U in the Final Four.  Yet, here they are on the doorstep of a dream that all young ballplayers flirt with at some point in their youth.  Congratulations to Coach Shaka Smart and this resilient group of student-athletes that have taken […]

KISS-FM congratulates the University of Richmond Spiders and Head Coach Chris Mooney on a fabulous season in winning the Atlantic 10 championship and moving on in the NCAA Tournament to the Sweet 16.  Despite the loss to the Kansas Jayhawks, the students, the fans, and the community have been inspired by your success and we […]

Jamie Squire/Getty The VCU Rams Cinderella season continues! The Rams pulled out the upset verses Florida St. winning in stunning overtime fashion 72-71, becoming only the fifth 11 seed to ever reach the Elite Eight. The Rams will now face their biggest test of the season when they match up against #1 seed Kansas Jayhawks. […]

There is no dispute. Tonight is the biggest sports night in the history of this city, and only if both teams win could there be anything bigger. A win by either VCU or UR, or both, would guarantee a chance for one or both to compete for the trip to the Final Four.  At any […]

Kirk Franklin checks in with Russ Parr to discuss his new album, Hello Fear and what his fans should expect from the new project. He also spoke about pastor RA Vernon from Cleveland who has stirred up some controversy with a sermon which he gives the F word a new meaning. Kirk Franklin wasn’t to […]

James Devaney/Getty The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin turns 69 years old today and she’s looking healthier than ever! She plans on spending her birthday in New York City partying the night away at a luxury hotel with performances and special guests. She plans to make her return to the stage in May of this […]

Win McNamee/Getty The childhood obesity rates are high in Virginia.  A bill was introduced in the General Assembly to activate 150 minutes of physical education a week.  Opponents to the bill said it would cost local districts millions of dollars and take away from other instructional programs. Governor Bob McDonnell is a proponent of exercise […]

This weekend we’re taking you on a journey.  A journey when ‘music really mattered’.  You know, when music spoke to you when you wanted to celebrate a special day, or those moments when it made you think about that special someone.  So listen while we play all those joints that actually had a message and […]