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The Citadel grinds out 45-25 win over VMI

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LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - Isiaha Smith ran for a career-high 134 yards and a touchdown and Jake Stenson matched his career high with 120 yards and another score as The Citadel ground out a 45-25 victory over VMI on Saturday. Five different ball carriers scored for the Bulldogs (5-7, 3-4 Southern), as The Citadel roll up 397 yards on the ground. The yardage totals for Smith and Stenson marked the fifth time this season two Bulldogs rushed for at least 100 yards in the same game. The Bulldogs score... More>>

Oklahoma's Perine breaks FBS rushing record

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine set the FBS record for yards rushing in a game Saturday against Kansas. With 12:16 to play in the game, Perine set the mark with a 42-yard run on his 34th carry, giving him 427 yards for the day. The freshman moved ahead of Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, who set the record of 408 yards the previous week against Nebraska. Everything set up perfectly for Perine's record day. The Sooners were without top receiving threats Sterling Shepard and ... More>>

Wofford upends Mercer 34-6

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Lorenzo Long ran for four touchdowns to give Wofford a 34-6 victory over Mercer on Saturday. The season-ending win gave Wofford (6-5, 4-3 Southern Conference) a winning season and a fourth place finish in the conference. Michael Weimer finished with 95 yards rushing and 23 yards passing as the Terriers stayed on the ground. Wofford piled up 374 yards rushing, while holding the Bears (6-6, 1-6) to 66 yards rushing. The Wofford defense limited Mercer to 151 total yards.... More>>

Appalachian State clips Virginia Tech 65-63

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Tech Hokies were ambushed by the Appalachian State Mountaineers and went on to lose 65-63 on Saturday afternoon at Cassell Coliseum. The Hokies are now 2-1 on the young season. Adam Smith (11 points), Justin Bibbs and Devin Wilson (10 apiece) led the Hokies attack. Frank Eaves, who notched a game-winning layup, led the Mountaineers with 19 points. Appalachian State lead by as many as six points early in the second half before Virginia Tech clawed its way ba... More>>

Whaley becomes PGA's 1st female officer

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Suzy Whaley has been elected the first female officer in PGA of America history Saturday, a move that virtually assures her of becoming the association's first female president in 2018. The milestone moment came at the end of the PGA's annual meeting in Indianapolis. Whaley received 52.63 percent of the vote, Russ Libby got 33.33 percent and Michael Haywood 14.04 percent in the secretary's race. In 2016, Whaley will become vice president, then serve a two-year term as pres... More>>

Dawgs blast Charleston Southern 55-9

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia scored two touchdowns on its first three snaps, including an 83-yard touchdown run by Nick Chubb, and the No. 9 Bulldogs rolled past Charleston Southern 55-9 on Saturday.Hutson Mason played only the first half and threw three touchdown passes, including two to Chris Conley. Mason's 35-yard scoring pass to Conley came on Georgia's first play following a fumble recovery by Ramik Wilson. Mason added touchdown passes of 19 yards to Justin Scott-Wesley and 23 yards to Conl... More>>

Joyner sets UTC single game blocks record in 88-53 loss to Notre Dame

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (GoMocs.com)--- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team started strong and made a run at the end, but fell 88-53 to Notre Dame 88-53 at Purcell Pavilion Friday night on the Notre Dame campus. After the Irish got the opening tip, Chattanooga's Jasmine Joyner (Southaven, Miss.) blocked a Brianna Turner shot and the Mocs took it the other way for a 3-pointer from sophomore Chelsey Shumpert giving UTC its first of many leads. That block was the first... More>>

FNF Highlights and Scoreboard Nov. 21 Video included

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All your Friday Night Football Playoff scores can be found here. Highlights will be loaded after the 11pm show. Tune in at 11. More>>

Irish steamroll McMinn Central 48-7 Video included

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CHATTANOOGA,TN (WRCB)-- Notre Dame's Alex Darras threw four touchdown passes in the first half alone as the Fightin' Irish advance in the TSSAA football playoffs with a 48-7 win over visiting McMinn Central Friday night. The game was played at Finley Stadium instead of Notre Dame's Jim Eberle Field to a rather spartan crowd.Irish Head Coach Charles Fant wanted his team to start fast and they did.Auston Banks capping Notre Dame's opening possession with a 7 yard touchdown score for the lead th... More>>

Attorney in Vanderbilt rape case suspended from practicing law Video included

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One of the key defense attorneys in the Vanderbilt University football rape case has been suspended from practicing law. More>>

Win marks Vols 23rd straight home opener, 70-58 over Texas Southern

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The Vols continued their dominance in home openers as Tennessee took care of Texas Southern, 70-58, on Thursday night. Tennessee (1-1) won Donnie Tyndall'shome debut as head coach of the Vols and their 23rd consecutive home opener, dating to 1992. More>>

Vols' Worley writes open letter to fans before senior night

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November 20th is always special. I'm spending this day, my 22nd birthday with my football family at the University of Tennessee and on this day, I wanted to share my story with the fans that have meant so much to me. More>>

Braves announce 2015 Spring Training Schedule

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The Atlanta Braves released their 2015 spring training schedule today. The 34-game slate begins on Wednesday, March 4, with a home contest against the New York Mets at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. More>>

Titans promote LB Staples from practice squad

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have promoted linebacker Justin Staples to the roster from the practice squad and filled that spot by signing linebacker Yawin Smallwood. The Titans announced the moves Thursday. The 6-foot-4 Staples joined the practice squad in September and was on the Cleveland practice squad at times during the past two years. He was undrafted out of Illinois where he played defensive end. He fills the roster spot opened when the Titans released linebacker James... More>>

Eslinger Adds Six in Early Signing Period

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (GoMocs.com)--News keeps getting better and better for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team. Fresh off its first 3-0 start since 2007, the Mocs marched into the top 25 earlier this week. Today, head coach Heath Eslinger announced an outstanding six-member signing class. “We are very excited about this group,” stated Eslinger. “There are some talented wrestlers and excellent students who fit exactly what we are looking for in our program.” Among the signees... More>>

Officials: UT knew of rape report before apartment searched

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The accuser, a 19-year-old UT student — along with her friend, another 19-year-old woman from out of state who also accused Williams of sexual assault — called E-911 about 3 a.m. Sunday, according to police.  More>>

Chattanooga Women roll over Butler, 76-47

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It was a career night for several University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball players as the Mocs posted a 76-47 win over Butler in non-conference action Wednesday night at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. More>>

Police: ‘Large gathering' of people where alleged rape involving UT players reported

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The woman, along with a second 19-year-old woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Williams, said the attacks took place between 1:45 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Woodlands apartment complex in Knoxville, according to a police report. More>>

Mocs fall at Butler, 70-48

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Kellen Dunham scored 26 points, including a 3-pointer near the halftime buzzer to snap a tie, as Butler pulled away from Chattanooga in the second half for a 70-48 win Tuesday night. More>>

Alabama tops the latest College Football Playoff Poll

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Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings and Mississippi State is still in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide. More>>

Jason Heyward done in Atlanta after 4-player trade with Cards

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The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals completed a four-player trade today. More>>

UPDATED: UT's A.J. Johnson & Michael Williams suspended, remain suspects in sexual assault investigation

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Sources say that Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson is a suspect in a rape and sexual assault case. More>>

NCAA men's basketball tournament coming to Nashville in 2018

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Nashville will play host to games for the first and second rounds of the men's NCAA basketball tournament in 2018. More>>

UPDATE: Ridgeland Football Coach Mark Mariakis retires Video included

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Ridgeland Football Coach Mark Mariakis announced his retirement Monday morning after 11 years at the school and 30 years as a coach.
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Smith's late goal leads Predators over Jets 2-1

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Craig Smith scored at 17:58 of the third period to lead the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets Saturday night.
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ICYMI: NFL teams checked by DEA, clock malfunction

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer When it comes to the NFL, the off-field developments are as intriguing as what happens on the field lately, and the latest example was the unannounced check-in on... More>>

Local Prep Baseball Players Commit

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)--The cold, wet weather lately isn't too inviting for baseball, but don't tell that to Chattanooga's 2015 class of college commitments.More than a dozen members of Turner Baseball Academy made their intent known to area colleges and universities such as Lee, E-T-SU, Carson-Newman, Cleveland State, Lipscomb, Tennessee Tech and others.Congrats and good luck to each and every one of you.College Commitment Party (not all pictured) Dillon Clift- Soddy Daisy- ETSU Joey Tomlins... More>>

No. 7 Duke routs Alabama 90-40 in season opener

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Elizabeth Williams had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 7 Duke to a 90-40 rout of Alabama in the season opener on Sunday. Williams is the only returning starter for the Blue Devils (1-0), who are picked to finish second in the ACC. Duke scored 22 of the first 24 points to blow the game open from the start. Rebecca Greenwell added 17 points and 10 rebounds for Duke, while Oderah Chidom had 17 points. The Blue Devils had four players in double digits. Freshman Hanna... More>>

Colts' Vinatieri joins 2,100-point club

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has become the fourth member of the NFL's 2,100-point club. Vinatieri accomplished the feat with a 31-yard field goal with 4:19 left in the first quarter Sunday night against his former team, New England. The only other players to top 2,100 points are Morten Andersen, Gary Anderson and Jason Hanson. Vinatieri now has 2,101 points. At age 41, Vinatieri is looking as good as ever. He has made all 27 field-goal attempts and all 32 extra-point attem... More>>

DEA agents check NFL medical staff

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WASHINGTON, DC (AP)--Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced at least one stadium Sunday to check an NFL team's medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. There were no arrests, according to the official, who was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The official said the San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stad... More>>

Stewart's 15-year NASCAR winning streak ends

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Tony Stewart's 15-year streak of winning at least one NASCAR race ended when he took his car to the garage late in Sunday's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The run began with a victory as a rookie on Sept. 11, 1999, at Richmond International Raceway, and is tied for fourth-best in NASCAR history. Richard Petty holds the record with 18 straight years. Stewart had the worst season of his career and his struggles continued at Homestead. He fell a lap down early in the ra... More>>

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has claimed his first career Sprint Cup championship with a win in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Harvick used a risky call by crew chief Rodney Childers for four tires during the final pit stop to drive through the field and grab the win that capped his dream first season with Stewart-Haas Racing. The call dropped Harvick to 12th on a restart with 15 laps to go, but he was able to pick his way through traffic with the help of several debri... More>>

Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer Georgia tailback Todd Gurley is out for the season after tearing his left knee this weekend, possibly ending his college career in a rocky year that began with Heisman... More>>

Mocs Fall at No. 3 Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wisc. (GoMocs.com)--They're the third-ranked team in the country for a reason. No. 3 Wisconsin beat the Chattanooga Mocs 89-45 today in the Kohl Center. The Badgers improve to 2-0, while the Mocs drop to 1-1. “They are one of the two or three best teams in the country – if not the best,” coach Will Wade said. “I have a ton of respect for them and their program, but I thought our guys played hard. I thought some individual players had some really nice performances. Ronrico White playe... More>>

Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

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ATHENS, GA (AP)--Georgia tailback Todd Gurley's season has ended with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The school announced the injury Sunday. Gurley ran for 138 yards and a touchdown in Georgia's 34-7 win over then-No. 9 Auburn on Saturday night. The junior was injured with just over 5 minutes remaining on a 6-yard run. Gurley was considered a leading Heisman Trophy candidate before receiving a four-game NCAA suspension for taking $3,000 for autographed memorabilia and oth... More>>

Cubs acquire La Stella from Braves

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CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino. Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs. The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBIs in 93 games. The lefty batter was selected by Atlanta in the eighth round of the 2011 draft. The 24-year-old Vizcaino ... More>>

USF beats Lady Mocs 59-57 in Tip-Off Challenge Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (GoMocs.com)--- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Ka'Vonne Towns (Lilburn, Ga.) put the team on her back in the final minutes Sunday afternoon to keep it close, but fell short on the final shot as the Mocs lost a nail-biter, 59-57 to South Florida. “Today Ka'Vonne was Taylor Hallish,” UTC head coach Jim Foster said. “She wanted the ball, wanted to take the shots and took the responsibility on her shoulders, which is what seniors do. She played like a senior.” ... More>>

Reports: Muschamp out at UF

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GAINESVILLE, FL (NBCNEWSCHANNEL)-- In news that will come as a surprise to few, The University of Florida will reportedly be looking for a new head football coach.Multiple outlets are reporting that Florida has fired their fourth-year coach, effective at the end of this season.The final straw likely came in yesterday's overtime loss to rival South Carolina, which made for the Gators' sixth loss in their last eight home games.Muschamp has long felt his seat warming in Gainesville, having lost ... More>>

Dekker, No. 3 Wisconsin beat Chattanooga

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Sam Dekker scored 18 points and No. 3 Wisconsin started out fast Sunday in an 89-45 victory over Chattanooga. Traevon Jackson finished with 16 for the Badgers (2-0). Nigel Hayes had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Frank Kaminsky had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Ronrico White scored 15 points to lead the Mocs (1-1). The Badgers hit 12 of their first 17 shots. They pushed the lead past 20 points less than halfway through the first half at 32-11 when Jackson scored on the fast ... More>>

Rams surprise Manning, Broncos 22-7

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Shaun Hill was effective in his first start since regaining the quarterback job and the St. Louis Rams defense made life miserable for Peyton Manning in a 22-7 victory over the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday. Rookie Tre Mason had 29 carries for 113 yards, the most allowed by the Broncos' top-ranked run defense. Kenny Britt had four catches for 128 yards with a 63-yard score and Greg Zuerlein was a career-best 5 for 5 on field goals for the Rams (4-6). Manning was 3... More>>

Ryan, Bryant help Falcons top Panthers 19-17

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Matt Ryan threw for 268 yards and a touchdown, Matt Bryant added four field goals and the Atlanta Falcons moved into a tie for first place in the lowly NFC South with a 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Bryant's 44-yard field goal with 2:08 left put Atlanta ahead for good, and the Falcons withstood a late Carolina rally. Carolina's Graham Gano missed a 46-yard field goal try with 1:27 remaining and had a 63-yarder blocked as time expired. The Falcons (4-6)... More>>

No. 2 Florida State escapes, tops Miami 30-26

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Dalvin Cook ran for two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score late in the fourth, and No. 2 Florida State continued its season of rallies by erasing a 16-point deficit and topping Miami 30-26 on Saturday night. Jameis Winston completed 25 of 42 passes for 304 yards for the Seminoles (10-0, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 3 CFP), who extended their winning streak to 26 games and beat Miami for the fifth straight time. The Seminoles clinched the ACC's Atlantic D... More>>

Mocs Go 3-0 at Eastern Michigan Duals

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (GoMocs.com)---The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team had an outstanding showing at the Eastern Michigan Duals Saturday. The Mocs only trailed once and went 3-0. The three wins came against Michigan State (24-13), Northern Illinois (34-9) and No. 25 Kent State (23-15). Chattanooga opened with an impressive 24-13 win over the Spartans. It was just the fifth win in school history against a Big Ten opponent. “This is a great way to start the year,” said head ... More>>

Arkansas ends SEC streak with 17-0 win over LSU

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Allen threw for 169 yards and Arkansas snapped a 17-game Southeastern Conference losing streak with a 17-0 win over No. 20 LSU on Saturday night. The conference win is the first for the Razorbacks (5-5, 1-5 SEC) since 2012, and its coach Bret Bielema's first SEC win after 13 straight losses. Arkansas' shutout is the school's first since a 20-0 win over Utah State in 2006, and it's the first in an SEC game since 2002 against South Carolina. Jonathan Williams a... More>>

No. 9 Chattanooga Runs Past Tennessee Tech 38-17 Video included

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (GoMocs.com)--- The ninth-ranked Chattanooga Mocs took an early lead and never looked back in a 38-17 win at Tennessee Tech this afternoon. Jacob Huesman picked apart the Golden Eagles defense, while Keionta Davis and his defensive mates terrorized their host's offense. It was a 14-10 game early in the second quarter when the Mocs spread the margin. Huesman engineered an eight-play, 60-yard touchdown drive that ended with a two-yard pass to Taharin Tyson on a bootleg right. ... More>>

Georgia blows out Auburn 34-7 in Gurley's return

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Nick Chubb shared the spotlight in Todd Gurley's return, with both backs rushing for more than 100 yards in No. 16 Georgia's 34-7 victory over ninth-ranked Auburn on Saturday night. Georgia (8-2, 6-2, No. 15 CFP) dominated the latest edition in Deep South's oldest rivalry, handing the Tigers (7-3, 4-3, No. 9 CFP) their second straight loss and finishing off any hopes they had of repeating as Southeastern Conference champions. Gurley returned to Georgia's backfield after ser... More>>

Northwestern rallies to beat No. 15 Irish 43-40

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Jack Mitchell kicked a 45-yard field goal with 19 seconds left to force overtime and then kicked a 41-yard field goal to give Northwestern a 43-40 victory over No. 15 Notre Dame on Saturday. The Wildcats closed to 40-37 with 4:10 left on a 6-yard touchdown run by quarterback Trevor Siemian and a two-point conversion on a run by Warren Long after Notre Dame (7-3, No. 18 CFP) was called for pass interference. Both teams turned the ball over four times in a sloppy game. N... More>>

Patton Signs NLI to Join Mocs Tennis

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (GoMocs.com)--University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis head coach Jeff Clark announced the signing of Sydney Patton to a National Letter of Intent today. Patton is one of the top prospects from the state of South Carolina. "Sydney has been one of the top players in South Carolina her entire junior career,” stated Clark. “She has a great tennis future ahead of her and will make our team better." A native of Mauldin High School in Simpsonville, S.C., Patton is a fou... More>>

Blazejowski leads Furman past Wofford 31-14

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - P.J. Blazejowski had 305 yards on a perfect 15-of-15 passing, threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third in Furman's 31-14 victory over Wofford on Saturday. Furman (3-8, 2-4 Southern) pushed in front on Blazejowski's 1-yard score to make it 17-14 at halftime. They opened the second half with a 9-play, 77-yard drive capped by Hank McCloud's 1-yard rushing touchdown. Blazejowski put the game away with a 59-yard strike to Andrej Suttles with 4:55 left, his 15th straig... More>>

Lady Mocs 49-45 over Villanova in Tip-Off Challenge

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (GoMocs.com) --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore Jasmine Joyner (Southaven, Miss.) drained two free throws with 4.7 seconds on the clock to secure a narrow 49-45 victory over visiting Villanova in the season-opener for both teams at the Chattanooga Tip-Off Challenge. “My heart was pounding the whole time,” Joyner said. “I couldn't even hear the crowd. the crowd was gone because that's how hard and fast my heart was beating. I was like I have to do this f... More>>

South Carolina beats Florida 23-20 in overtime

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Dylan Thompson scored on a 4-yard keeper in overtime, giving South Carolina a 23-20 victory over Florida on Saturday. The Gamecocks ended a four-game losing streak in Southeastern Conference play and knocked the Gators out of contention in the muddled Eastern Division. The loss also could be the end for Gators coach Will Muschamp. The fourth-year coach has been on the hot seat all season, and a three-game losing streak at home could be the final blow in what's been a ... More>>

Gordon sets rush record, Wisconsin routs Nebraska

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Melvin Gordon rushed for a major college-record 408 yards and four touchdowns and No. 22 Wisconsin overcame three early turnovers to take control of the Big Ten West division with a 59-24 win Saturday over No. 11 Nebraska. Gordon eclipsed the single-game mark held since 1999 by TCU's LaDainian Tomlinson by two yards, setting the new standard on a 26-yard touchdown run on the final play of the third quarter and his last carry of the game. Outdueling Nebraska's Ameer Abdull... More>>

Elliott celebrates Nationwide title at Homestead

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott finally got to celebrate his Nationwide Series championship after he finished 17th in the season finale Saturday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Elliott became the youngest champion in NASCAR history last week when he wrapped up the title at Phoenix International Raceway. All that was missing was the trophy presentation in Victory Lane that he got at Homestead. The 18-year-old rookie is the youngest driver to win a title in any of NASCAR's three nationa... More>>

No. 4 Alabama holds off No. 1 Bulldogs 25-20

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Blake Sims, T.J. Yeldon and No. 4 Alabama's relentless defense delivered on a big stage, and the Crimson Tide held off No. 1 Mississippi State 25-20 on Saturday. The Tide (9-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 5 CFP) reasserted itself as a national title contender with a dominant first half and some clutch play in the fourth quarter. Dak Prescott and the Bulldogs (9-1, 5-1, No. 1 CFP) kept fighting to keep their first-ever reign going for a sixth week. They couldn't co... More>>

Huesman leads Chattanooga past Tennessee Tech

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jacob Huesman threw passed for 234 yards and four touchdowns and added 89 yards rushing and another score to lead Chattanooga past Tennessee Tech 38-17 on Saturday. Chattanooga (8-3) allowed Tennessee Tech just nine first downs and 171 total yards, 64 of which came on a touchdown run by Ladari Vanlier, and held the ball for 40 minutes. Vanlier's touchdown pulled Tennessee Tech (4-7) within four midway through the second quarter, but Chattanooga responded with an 8-pla... More>>

Samford edges The Citadel 20-17

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Denzel Williams ran for a touchdown in the final seconds as Samford edged The Citadel 20-17 on Saturday. Williams ran for 88 yards on 19 carries. His 2-yard scoring run with 17 seconds remaining came with Samford trailing, 17-13. Michael Eubank threw for 228 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs (7-3, 5-2 Southern Conference). Eubank found Tony Philpot on a 31-yard scoring strike to give Samford a 7-0 lead that would take them into the break. The Citadel (4-7, 2-4) sc... More>>

Mitchell propels W Carolina to 42-27 win over VMI

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Troy Mitchell threw a career-high five touchdowns and ran in a sixth from 55 yards out to lead Western Carolina to a 42-27 win over VMI on Saturday. Mitchell finished with 339 yards and an interception on 32-for-42 passing and added another 109 yards on the ground with 12 carries. Karnorris Benson hauled in four of the touchdown passes and Tyler Sexton grabbed the fifth for the Catamounts (7-4, 5-2 Southern Conference), who secured their first winning season since 2005 ... More>>

Dobbs helps Tennessee trounce Kentucky 50-16 Video included

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Joshua Dobbs threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth score Saturday as Tennessee trounced Kentucky 50-16 to continue its mastery of this annual series. Tennessee (5-5, 2-4 SEC) beat Kentucky (5-6, 2-6) for the 29th time in their last 30 meetings. Kentucky lost its fifth straight overall in a matchup between two teams chasing their first bowl bids since 2010. The Volunteers can become bowl eligible by beating Missouri at home next week or by winning at Vanderb... More>>

FNF playoff highlights and scores from Nov. 14 Video included

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An early look at the TSSAA and GHSA playoff football games for this Friday, Nov. 14. More>>

Rhea claims battle of undefeated teams with convincing win over Ooltewah Video included

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On a cold November night, Rhea County found a way to heat up and stay hot with a convincing 47-14 win over Ooltewah in the second round of the TSSAA Class 5A tournament.
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TSSAA approves 2015 & 2016 football alignments

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The Division I regional football alignments for the 2015 and 2016 season has approved by the TSSAA Board of Control. More>>

Mocs' DB coach Hogan leaving for alma mater

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga confirms that defensive backs coach B.J. Hogan will leave after the season to take over at Cardinal O'Hara High School in Eastern Pennsylvania. More>>

Four local players named as Mr. Football finalists

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The Tennessee Mr. Football finalists were announced Wednesday morning, with four local players named to the list. More>>

Mocs talk playoff seeding, what they need to play at home Video included

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Saturday was for celebration as Sunday was for realization for the Chattanooga Mocs. More>>

Latest College Football Playoff Poll, Bama still outside top-4

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Oregon jumps undefeated Florida State and moves into second in the College Football Playoff rankings while TCU takes over the fourth spot. More>>

Rodgers throws 6 TDs, Packers rout Bears 55-14

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes to tie the Green Bay game record and match the NFL record for a half, and the Packers routed the reeling Chicago Bears 55-14 on Sunday night. Rodgers was 18 of 27 for 315 yards, throwing scoring passes of 73 and 40 yards to Jordy Nelson. The Packers led by four touchdowns early in the second quarter, and Rodgers watched most of the second half from the sideline in a knit cap with the win well in hand. The 190th meeting of the NFL... More>>

Six Moc Grapplers Place at Hokie Open

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BLACKSBURG, VA (GoMocs.com)---The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team had six individuals place at the Hokie Open today. The Mocs kicked off the 2014-15 season with the annual tournament in Blacksburg, Va. Seniors Sean Boyle (125) and Nick Soto (133) finished second in their brackets while sophomores Sean Mappes (174), John Sharder (184) and Scottie Boykin (197) finished third. Sophomore Jared Johnson also had a fifth place finish at heavyweight. “I thought we wrestled wel... More>>

Clemson's Swinney: Watson to start at quarterback

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson will start when the 18th-ranked Tigers face No. 24 Georgia Tech on Saturday. Watson missed the past three games for Clemson (7-2, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) with a broken bone in his throwing hand. Swinney said Sunday that Watson could've played if needed in the Tigers 34-20 win at Wake Forest on Thursday night. Watson hurt himself early in a 23-17 win over Louisville on Oct. 11. Senior Cole Stoudt co... More>>

Harvick wins, Gordon knocked out at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR's playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out when Ryan Newman completed a last-lap pass. Harvick led 264 laps at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday to earn an automatic spot next week in the four-man Chase field in the finale at Homestead. Gordon finished second, but lost his bid for a fifth Sprint Cup championship when Newman knocked Kyle Larson into the wall on the final lap to ... More>>

Ravens beat Titans, CBS apologizes

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BALTIMORE (AP) - CBS apologized to the Ravens after Sunday's 21-7 victory over Tennessee for airing comments made in the locker room by coach John Harbaugh. "The comments made by John Harbaugh in the locker room following today's victory over the Titans were meant for Ravens players and coaches only," Ravens Senior Vice President Kevin Byrne said in a statement. "The TV crew that was in the locker room was told by coach Harbaugh that it could not broadcast what he was about to say. "When coac... More>>

Manning's 5 TDs lead Broncos past Raiders 41-17

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws his 509th career touchdown pass. AP photo Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws his 509th career touchdown pass. AP photo
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Peyton Manning overcame a shaky start to throw five touchdown passes in less than 17 minutes and the Denver Broncos handed the Oakland Raiders their 15th straight loss, 41-17 on Sunday. Manning threw a pair of early interceptions that put Denver (7-2) in a hole against the NFL's only winless team. That all changed with a short pass that C.J. Anderson turned into a spectacular 51-yard catch and run. Manning added two TD passes to Julius Thomas and two more to Emmanuel Sa... More>>

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  • Braves announce 2015 Spring Training Schedule

    Braves announce 2015 Spring Training Schedule

    Thursday, November 20 2014 4:10 PM EST2014-11-20 21:10:19 GMT
    SPORTS - Atlanta BravesSPORTS - Atlanta Braves
    The Atlanta Braves released their 2015 spring training schedule today. The 34-game slate begins on Wednesday, March 4, with a home contest against the New York Mets at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.More
    The Atlanta Braves released their 2015 spring training schedule today. The 34-game slate begins on Wednesday, March 4, with a home contest against the New York Mets at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.More
  • Cubs acquire La Stella from Braves

    Cubs acquire La Stella from Braves

    Sunday, November 16 2014 5:49 PM EST2014-11-16 22:49:09 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino. Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs. The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBIs in 93 games. The lefty batter was selected by Atlanta in the eighth round of the 2011 draft. The 24-year-old Vizcaino ...More
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino. Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs. The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBIs in 93 games. The lefty batter was selected by Atlanta in the eighth round of the 2011 draft. The 24-year-old Vizcaino ...More
  • Bonifacio, Braves beat Phillies 2-1

    Bonifacio, Braves beat Phillies 2-1

    Sunday, September 28 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-09-28 22:17:05 GMT
    SPORTS - Atlanta BravesSPORTS - Atlanta Braves
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing late-season collapse with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. The Braves finished with just three hits - all before Phillies starter Cole Hamels (9-9) could record an out. Five relievers stymied the Phillies, holding them to just four hits, two by Hamels. James Russell, an emergency starter in place of injured...More
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing late-season collapse with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. The Braves finished with just three hits - all before Phillies starter Cole Hamels (9-9) could record an out. Five relievers stymied the Phillies, holding them to just four hits, two by Hamels. James Russell, an emergency starter in place of injured...More
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  • Tennessee Prep Scores

    Tennessee Prep Scores

    Saturday, November 8 2014 12:19 PM EST2014-11-08 17:19:06 GMT
    PREP FOOTBALLDivision 1 Class 1AFirst Round Clarksville Academy 35, Huntland 21 Coalfield 8, Harriman 6 Dresden 56, Humboldt 14 Lake County 38, South Fulton 34 Midway 42, Red Boiling Springs 8 South Pittsburg 36, Clay County 34 Sunbright 42, Oakdale 28 Wayne County 48, Gordonsville 28 Division 1 Class 2AFirst Round George Carver 26, Booker T. Washington 12 Grace Christian 35, Meigs County 23 Jackson County 14, Eagleville 13 Peabody 49, Huntingdon 27 Riverside 35, Forrest 30 Rockwood 24, Boyd ...More
    PREP FOOTBALLDivision 1 Class 1AFirst Round Clarksville Academy 35, Huntland 21 Coalfield 8, Harriman 6 Dresden 56, Humboldt 14 Lake County 38, South Fulton 34 Midway 42, Red Boiling Springs 8 South Pittsburg 36, Clay County 34 Sunbright 42, Oakdale 28 Wayne County 48, Gordonsville 28 Division 1 Class 2AFirst Round George Carver 26, Booker T. Washington 12 Grace Christian 35, Meigs County 23 Jackson County 14, Eagleville 13 Peabody 49, Huntingdon 27 Riverside 35, Forrest 30 Rockwood 24, Boyd ...More
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  • FNF Highlights and Scoreboard Nov. 21

    FNF Highlights and Scoreboard Nov. 21

    Saturday, November 22 2014 12:17 AM EST2014-11-22 05:17:29 GMT
    All your Friday Night Football Playoff scores can be found here. Highlights will be loaded after the 11pm show. Tune in at 11.More
    All your Friday Night Football Playoff scores can be found here. Highlights will be loaded after the 11pm show. Tune in at 11.More
  • Irish steamroll McMinn Central 48-7

    Irish steamroll McMinn Central 48-7

    Saturday, November 22 2014 12:01 AM EST2014-11-22 05:01:46 GMT
    CHATTANOOGA,TN (WRCB)-- Notre Dame's Alex Darras threw four touchdown passes in the first half alone as the Fightin' Irish advance in the TSSAA football playoffs with a 48-7 win over visiting McMinn Central Friday night. The game was played at Finley Stadium instead of Notre Dame's Jim Eberle Field to a rather spartan crowd.Irish Head Coach Charles Fant wanted his team to start fast and they did.Auston Banks capping Notre Dame's opening possession with a 7 yard touchdown score for the lead th...More
    CHATTANOOGA,TN (WRCB)-- Notre Dame's Alex Darras threw four touchdown passes in the first half alone as the Fightin' Irish advance in the TSSAA football playoffs with a 48-7 win over visiting McMinn Central Friday night. The game was played at Finley Stadium instead of Notre Dame's Jim Eberle Field to a rather spartan crowd.Irish Head Coach Charles Fant wanted his team to start fast and they did.Auston Banks capping Notre Dame's opening possession with a 7 yard touchdown score for the lead th...More
  • Local Prep Baseball Players Commit

    Local Prep Baseball Players Commit

    Monday, November 17 2014 12:02 AM EST2014-11-17 05:02:10 GMT
    CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)--The cold, wet weather lately isn't too inviting for baseball, but don't tell that to Chattanooga's 2015 class of college commitments.More than a dozen members of Turner Baseball Academy made their intent known to area colleges and universities such as Lee, E-T-SU, Carson-Newman, Cleveland State, Lipscomb, Tennessee Tech and others.Congrats and good luck to each and every one of you.College Commitment Party (not all pictured) Dillon Clift- Soddy Daisy- ETSU Joey Tomlins...More
    CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)--The cold, wet weather lately isn't too inviting for baseball, but don't tell that to Chattanooga's 2015 class of college commitments.More than a dozen members of Turner Baseball Academy made their intent known to area colleges and universities such as Lee, E-T-SU, Carson-Newman, Cleveland State, Lipscomb, Tennessee Tech and others.Congrats and good luck to each and every one of you.College Commitment Party (not all pictured) Dillon Clift- Soddy Daisy- ETSU Joey Tomlins...More
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