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    Braves swept by Orioles, 2-0 on Wednesday

    Thursday, July 30 2015 12:07 AM EDT2015-07-30 04:07:55 GMT
    Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.More
    Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.More

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Lookouts fall in extras to Blue Wahoos, 10-9

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The Chattanooga Lookouts (55-43) battled back from a four-run deficit, but could not hold on and ended up falling in extra-innings to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (43-57) by a score of 10-9.  More>>

Ribeiro Named to Fred Mitchell Award Watch List

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (gomocs.com) -- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior kicker Henrique Ribeiro was named to the 2015 Fred Mitchell Award Watch List today.  He is one of 41 candidates for the top kicker in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), Division II, III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).The Award’s Selection Committee Chairman Chris Kearney said, “These place-kickers ar... More>>

Braves drop 2nd straight at Baltimore, 7-3

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Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. More>>

Former Vol Eric Berry cleared to practice after battle with cancer

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Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has been cleared by the Kansas City Chiefs' medical staff and his doctors to return to the practice field after undergoing treatment for lymphoma. More>>

Braves dealt walk off extra innings loss at Baltimore

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Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory. More>>

Lookouts playoff tickets go on sale

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 The first half North Division Champion Chattanooga Lookouts have already secured their spot in the 2015 Southern League Playoffs.  Today fans will be able to reserve their seats for all five possible playoff games in September including Thirsty Thursday on 9/10 and Fireworks Friday on 9/11.     More>>

Mocs release 2015-2016 basketball schedule

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Chattanooga Mocs first-year head coach Matt McCall announced the 2015-16 schedule Monday morning. There are 15 home dates including an exhibition game for the first time in several years. More>>

Lookouts' Wimmers Quiets Smokies In 8-0 Shutout Video included

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KODAK, TN (milb.com) ---  Chattanooga starting pitcher Alex Wimmers tossed six and two-thirds scoreless innings to quiet the Smokies' bats, while catcher Stuart Turner tallied a game-high three hits, including a home run while driving in two runs to lead the Lookouts to a series-clinching 7-0 shutout victory over Tennessee on Sunday evening at Smokies Stadium.The rubber match triumph improved Chattanooga's second half record to 11-17, placing them a half game behind the Sm... More>>

Kyle Busch's comeback continues with win at Brickyard

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kyle Busch's incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to sweep the weekend at the historic track.    Busch missed the first 11 races of the season with a broken right leg and broken left foot. He returned in late May and has won four of the last five Sprint Cup Series races and three straight.    Now he has a prestigious Brickyard victory to give him one of NASCAR... More>>

Braves avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Cardinals

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adonis Garcia's first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.    Wisler (5-1) limited the Cardinals to seven hits and walked three in his longest outing since he worked eight innings to beat the Mets in his debut June 19.    The Braves took advantage of Michael Wacha's wildness for a 2-0 lead in the second i... More>>

Chattanooga FC to host NPSL Midwest champ Indiana Fire Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, TN  (WRCB)  -- Fresh off Saturday night's 3-2 win over the Myrtle Beach Mutiny for the NPSL South regional title, Chattanooga Football Club prepares to host the next round of national playoffs at Finley Stadium next weekend.Sunday, the club confirmed that the NPSL Midwest champs, the Indiana Fire, will be CFC's next opponent.The match is set for Saturday, August 1st at 7:30.Chattanooga FC is the only team to return to the NPSL's national semi-final pl... More>>

John Smoltz inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - John Smoltz has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.    The right-hander who starred for the Braves was enshrined Sunday. He joins two other pitchers from those great Atlanta teams who were entered the Hall last year - Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.    Smoltz was a starter and reliever during his 21-year, career. He finished with a 213-155 record, 154 saves, 3,084 strikeouts and a 3.33 ERA. He won 14 or more games 10 times a... More>>

Lookouts stave off Smokies rally, win 4-3 Video included

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KODAK, TN (milb.com) ---  Lookouts lefty David Hurlbut fired seven solid innings to extend his scoreless streak to over 25 innings, while the Smokies mounted a late ninth-inning comeback effort that came up just one run short as Chattanooga held on for a 4-3 victory over Tennessee in front of 6,722 fans on Saturday night at Smokies Stadium.The win ups the Lookouts' second half tally to 10-17, as well as a 53-52 overall record this year. The Smokies fell to 12-16 since the half... More>>

Martinez outduels Miller, Cardinals beat Braves 1-0

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Piscotty got his first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and Carlos Martinez outdueled former teammate Shelby Miller as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night.    The Cardinals won their fifth in a row despite getting just two hits. They lead the majors with a 63-34 record.    Martinez (11-4) made his first post-All-Star break start and allowed six hits in eight innings... More>>

CFC wins South regional title with 3-2 win over Mutiny Video included

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC  (WRCB)  -- Chattanooga FC's Chris Ochieng scored the first and last goal, sandwiching a Leo DeSmedt second half left-footed blast into the nets as the "Boys in Blue" win another South regional title, beating the Myrtle Beach Mutiny 3-2 Saturday night at Ashley Booth Field.CFC Greg Hartley was solid between the pipes as the Mutiny was able to score two late goals to make it close, but CFC was able to stave off the rally and bring home another tr... More>>

Chattanooga FC battles Myrtle Beach Mutiny Video included

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC  (WRCB) --- Chattanooga FC is in the "win or go home" mode for the NPSL playofffs.Saturday night, the boys in blue take on the top seeded team in the league's Southern region in the Myrtle Beach Mutiny, the South Atlantic Conference champs.And unlike CFC's previous playoff matches this season, this one isn't at Finley Stadium.It's on the South Carolina Golden Strand, where the Mutiny lost their one and only game of the season, a month ago... More>>

Predators sign defenseman Dougherty to entry-level contract

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Jack Dougherty to a three-year entry-level contract with the second-round pick in the 2014 draft expected to spend this season in the Western Hockey League.    The Predators announced the deal Friday.    Dougherty, 19, spent the last season in college at Wisconsin where the freshman had nine points overall, including four points on the power play. The native of St. Paul, Minnesota, spen... More>>

Edwards earns pivotal starting spot at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Carl Edwards has won the pole for the Brickyard 400.    Edwards turned a lap at 183.484 mph Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to move to the top of the leaderboard. He then had to wait to see if two-time Brickyard winner and Indiana native Tony Stewart would bump him from the pole.    Stewart was fastest in the first round of qualifying, which made him the last driver on the track for the second round. Edwards watched from pit roa... More>>

Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes Golf Tournament now set

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CHATSWORTH, GA ----  The annual golf tournament to benefit the children of the two Georgia Sheriffs’ Association Youth Homes in our area will be held again this year at tournament sponsor Indian Trace Golf Course in Murray County.Nikita Jordan, Director for Cherokee Estate in Dalton and Mountain View in Chatsworth, says this year’s event will be held rain or shine on Friday, August 28th with shotgun starts at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.“Proceeds from the event are us... More>>

Braves deal Uribe and Johnson to Mets and lose to St. Louis, 4-2

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The New York Mets have acquired infielder Juan Uribe, outfielder Kelly Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for minor league pitchers John Gant and Rob Whalen. More>>

NCAA says former UT Coach Tyndall committed multiple violations

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The NCAA says Southern Mississippi's men's basketball program and former coach Donnie Tyndall have committed multiple violations, including arranging fraudulent academic credit, impermissible financial aid and obstructing the governing body's investigation.
    
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WWE cuts ties with star wrestler Hulk Hogan, after ‘offensive language'

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The World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cut ties Friday with wrestling champion Hulk Hogan after two publications reported he had been videotaped using racially offensive language. Hogan has since apologized. More>>

Braves drop day game to Dodgers, 3-1

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Mike Bolsinger pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored three runs in the fifth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Wednesday. More>>

Vols Freshman OL Mosley arrested for DUI

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Tennessee Redshirt Freshman Offensive Lineman Charles Mosley was arrested early Wednesday morning for DUI. More>>

UTC welcomes Adidas as uniform supplier Video included

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team unveiled its new adidas uniforms for the 2015 season today.  Check out the photos and videos of the new-look Mocs included with this story. More>>

Mocs picked first in SoCon by Coaches and Media, Huesman preseason Offensive POTY

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The Chattanooga Mocs football team is the pick to top the Southern Conference once again in 2015. The Mocs are two-time defending champions and claim first in a clean sweep of the coaches and media polls. More>>

DSC announces upcoming men's soccer schedule

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DALTON, GA (dsroadrunners.com) -- The long anticipated start of men’s soccer at Dalton State is right around the corner and Coach Kerem Daser is looking forward to competing against many of the best soccer programs that the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has to offer.Like other Roadrunner teams, soccer will be competing in the Southern States Athletic Conference. “The SSAC is the premiere NAIA men’s soccer conference in the country,” said Dase... More>>

Braves take 2nd straight from Dodgers, 4-3

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Chris Johnson drove in two runs, Alex Wood overcame control problems on a hot night and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Tuesday night.
    
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Braves down Dodgers in Atlanta, 7-5

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Nick Markakis hit his first homer of 2015 and scored the go-ahead run on Juan Uribe's fifth-inning single, leading the Atlanta Braves past former teammate Brandon Beachy and the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Monday night. More>>

UGA WR Malcolm Mitchell continues to inspire, now through published children's book Video included

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Last fall Malcolm Mitchell's story was told around the world and it's worth retelling. A top recruit arriving at Georgia reading at a middle school level. A chance encounter at a book store landed Mitchell in an all women 50 and up book club. He hasn't been able to stop reading since and now he's doing his part to encourage others. More>>

Former Vol, Titans' Justin Hunter arrested after bar fight

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Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter has been arrested and is being held without bond for an assault that allegedly took place at a bar during the Fourth of July weekend.     More>>

Chattanooga area sports teams react to Thursday's deadly shooting rampage Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)  -- As Chattanoogans come to grips with Thursday's fatal shootings that left four U.S. Marines and a Naval Petty Officer dead, area sports teams are doing their part to help in the community's healing process.Chattanooga's two year old semi-pro football team, the Tennessee Cobras, say they will dedicate a portion of the gate of their next home game to honor the five lives lost in last week's reserve center shootings.Sunday night, we spoke wit... More>>

Arrieta stays dominant, Cubs top Braves 4-1

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ATLANTA (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched seven dominant innings and Jorge Soler homered to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Sunday.    Arrieta (11-5) gave up three hits, three walks and struck out 10, throwing 73 of his 112 pitches for strikes. Over his last six starts, the right-hander is 5-0 with a 0.96 ERA.    It was the second straight impressive start for the Cubs, whose starting pitchers have a 1.29 ERA over their last 16 games. Jon Le... More>>

Mocs' Men's Tennis Earns ITA Team Academic Honors Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, TN  (gomocs.com) ---The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-Academic Team Award this week.  This makes the Mocs one of just 48 schools in the country, and the only one in the Southern Conference, who had both its men’s and women’s tennis programs earn ITA team recognition for work in the classroom. The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any member program tha... More>>

Freeman reports progress, still not sure of return date

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ATLANTA (AP) - Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman feels better but still isn't sure when he will return from a right wrist injury.    Freeman, who missed his 26th straight game on Sunday, said he took 30 swings without trying to hit a ball in the batting cage. He also played catch.    The two-time All-Star recently had two cortisone shots to remove fluid from the top of his hand and reduce pain between the index and middle fingers.    ... More>>

Lester flirts with no-hitter for a bit, Cubs beat Braves

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ATLANTA (AP) - Jon Lester lost his bid for a no-hitter in the eighth inning - a try revived by an official scorer's reversal - but ended the longest winless streak of his career as the Chicago Cubs shut out the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night.    A chopper in the first inning by Atlanta's Nick Markakis was originally ruled a hit, then the scorer changed it in the top of the seventh to an error on third baseman Kris Bryant.    A.J. Pierzynski, ... More>>

CFC defeats Miami 1-0 in NPSL South Regional Playoff Video included

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CHATTANOOGA,TN  (WRCB)  -- Chattanooga FC is bound for Myrtle Beach, South Carolina next week after besting the Sunshine Conference champs Miami Fusion by a 1 nil score Saturday night at Finley Stadium.More than 6,100 fans turned out for the team's first match since Thursday's deadly shootings at two Chattanooga area military facilities.Prior to the game, the team held an emotional moment of silence in honor of the five lives lost in the attack.Chattanooga FC striker ... More>>

Roadrunners to host DSC's first Cross-Country meet at Prater's Mill

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DALTON, GA  (dsroadrunners.com) --Dalton State cross country teams will open the 2015 season on Friday, September 4th, hosting their first ever local meet.  The Dalton State Twilight Cross Country Classic will begin with a 5K women’s event at 5:00 p.m. and end with an 8K men’s race at 6:00 p.m.“We are very excited to host the first Dalton State cross country meet,” Roadrunner Co-Coach Andy Meyer announced Friday. “The course is set at Prater&rsqu... More>>

CFC's free ticket for heroes Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, TN  (chattanoogafc.com) ---As Chattanoogans, our hearts are saddened by the violence and loss of life in our city Thursday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of our lost servicemen. While we mourn those lost, we are also grateful for the men and women from the Chattanooga Police Department who put themselves in harm's way to protect the citizens of our community and country.In times like this, playing soccer seems so insignificant in t... More>>

Flames earn bump to NCAA Div II Video included

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CLEVELAND, TN  (goleeflames.com) --- Lee University athletics crossed a final hurdle toward gaining active membership in NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference (GSC) on Thursday afternoon when the Division II Membership Committee voted to recommend Lee for full membership. "What wonderful news, and what a terrific affirmation of our athletic program!" said Lee president Dr. Paul Conn after receiving the phone call from the NCAA staff informing him of the dec... More>>

UTC's Women’s Tennis Earns ITA Team Academic Honors Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, TN  (gomocs.com) ---- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s tennis team earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-Academic Team honor for the 2015 season, the group recently announced.  Five Mocs were also named ITA Scholar Athletes for their work in the classroom. The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any member program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All student-athl... More>>

Fredi inks new deal, Braves beat Cubs 4-2

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Eury Perez drove in two runs with a bases-loaded, tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves overcame Kyle Schwarber's three hits to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday night. More>>

SEC moves ahead alone on tougher transfer rules

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - A domestic violence advocate says she was pleasantly surprised the Southeastern Conference was the first league to enact a rule barring athletes who have been in trouble for abuse.    The league is approaching its first season since putting in the rule that won't let member schools sign an athlete disciplined for serious misconduct at another stop. The transfer rule defines a serious offense as "sexual assault, domestic violence or other form... More>>

Who's smarter Josh Dobbs or the rest of the SEC's defense? Video included

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 For the first time in quite some time there isn't a single question mark under center, Josh Dobbs is the returning starter, but the tape is out.The SEC has half a season worth of film to break down. Does it matter? Or has Dobbs done enough to negate that? More>>

Marc Gasol says leaving Memphis not option in free agency

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - All-Star center Marc Gasol says hes sorry if Grizzlies fans worried over how long it took to learn that he wasnt leaving Memphis, though they never had a reason to fret. Gasol said Tuesday he already knew he wasnt going anywhere else. The 7-foot-1 Spaniard spoke Tuesday at a news conference that was much more a celebration with fans packing the lobby of the Grizzlies arena a day after Gasol signed his five-year contract. Although the Grizzlies didnt release terms ... More>>

Olympian inspires diabetic kids of the Tennessee Valley

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SODDY-DAISY, TN (WRCB) -- New Hampshires Kris Freeman visited the banks of Possum Creek Sunday afternoon, but the three-time Olympian, the number one cross-country skier in the U.S., and the reigning national champion for three years in a row wasnt sightseeing, but rather, addressing kids who suffer the same debilitating disease as he does, type 1 diabetes.Freeman served as the keynote speaker at the Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children.He spoke to the dozens attending how when he was ... More>>

Jones: Tennessee on rise, not doing cartwheels over 7-6 mark Video included

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Butch Jones says nobody at Tennessee was doing cartwheels over a winning season, whatever Steve Spurrier says. The Volunteers coach opened Southeastern Conference media days Tuesday responding to Spurriers earlier remark to reporters regarding how Tennessee and Arkansas were celebrating 7-6 seasons that exceeded most expectations. Spurriers South Carolina team had the same record after opening ranked in the top 10. Jones retort: Contrary to reports, there were no ba... More>>

Rain in MLB All-Star game forecast

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CINCINNATI (AP) - The Major League All-Star game is scheduled for tonight in Cincinnati, although theres a 50 percent chance of rain and possible thunderstorms in the area. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says the game will be played tomorrow if the weather caused a postponement. Zack Greinke of the Dodgers is scheduled to start for the National League against AL hurler Dallas Keuchel of the Astros. More>>

Gamecocks' Spurrier confident heading into 23rd SEC season

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier shows no signs of slowing down at age 70, saying he feels rejuvenated after the Gamecocks ended last season by winning three of their final four games. Spurrier enters his 11th season at South Carolina - and 23rd in the Southeastern Conference after 12 years at Florida - with fairly low expectations. He said Tuesday at SEC Media Days he relishes the challenge of remaking the Gamecocks after a disappointing 7-6 record last year. He... More>>

Texas A&M's Sumlin happy to have Chavis on his side

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Texas AM coach Kevin Sumlin says hiring defensive coordinator John Chavis from LSU was a great fit for us and a great fit for him. It might also add some spice to the LSU-Texas AM rivalry, though Sumlin says hes not sure if it can get any more spicy than it is now. Chavis and LSU have sued each other over his departure. Sumlin had decided if he couldnt score against Chavis, he should hire him. Sumlins Aggies have been struggling on defense and prolific on offense - ... More>>

Chattanooga FC to host Miami in NPSL playoffs

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Fresh from winning their third consecutive NPSL Southeast Conference title by a 3 nil shutout of the Atlanta Silverbacks reserves Saturday night at Finley Stadium, Chattanooga FC on Sunday learned who theyll face in the next round of playoff action.Sunday night, Chattanooga FC General Manager Sean McDaniel confirmed that the Miami Fusion, winners of the NPSLs Sunshine Conference, will be CFCs next opponent.Miami is coming off a 3-1 win over Storm FC Saturday.C... More>>

Predators deal Beck to Maple Leafs

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TORONTO (AP) - The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired forward Taylor Beck in a trade with the Nashville Predators. The deal was announced on Sunday. Beck, 24, had eight goals and eight assists in 62 games with Nashville last season. It was his first full year in the NHL after spending time with the American Hockey Leagues Milwaukee Admirals. Nashville received forward Jamie Devane in the trade. Devane, 24, has spent the majority of his professional career with the AHLs Toronto Marlies, ... More>>

Braves ready for a break after sweep by Rockies

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DENVER (AP) - The Atlanta Braves will get some relief from their current downward spiral with the All-Star break. The damage has been done, though. A day after the Braves lost closer Jason Grilli to a ruptured Achilles tendon, starter Alex Wood labored through 5 2-3 innings and the bullpen collapsed behind him as the Colorado Rockies beat Atlanta 11-3 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep. Atlanta lost its fifth in a row after winning six of seven to start the month of July. Obviousl... More>>

M-Braves clip Lookouts in 11-10 hit fest

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- The Mississippi Braves beat the Chattanooga Lookouts by an 11-10 score Sunday afternoon at A,T T Field.It was the fourth consecutive defeat for the Lookouts, but unlike the previous three losses to Mississippi, Chattanooga was able to score a few runs.Down 3-2 in the sixth inning, the Lookouts took their first lead of the day when Stuart Turner hit a two-run double, plating Stephen Wickens and Marcus Knecht.An inning later, Travis Harrison and Adam Brett Walke... More>>

CFC beats Silverbacks reserves 3 nil for NPSL Southeast title

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Luke Winter, Leo DeSmedt and Samuel Goni scored a goal apiece en route to a Chattanooga FC win 3-0 over the Atlanta SIlverbacks reserves squad to win the NPSL Southeast division title Saturday night at Finley Stadium.Its CFCs fifth conference title and third consecutive for the boys in blue.The win likely means at least one more home playoff match for CFC, tentatively scheduled for next Saturday.\Click the video player for game highlights and post match reaction. More>>

Braves' Grilli likely gone for season with achilles rupture

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DENVER (AP) - Atlanta closer Jason Grilli ruptured his left Achilles tendon while tumbling to the ground Saturday, the Braves announced in a tweet after the game. Grilli suffered the injury as he ran toward first to cover the base on Drew Stubbs grounder to first to begin the ninth inning. The Braves pitcher is expected to miss the rest of the season. He was sprinting to cover the bag when he appeared to take a bad step and crumpled to the ground, grabbing his lower left leg in pain. S... More>>

Gonzalez's bloop single lifts Rockies past Braves 3-2

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DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit a bases-loaded bloop single that dropped between charging center fielder Cameron Maybin and backpedaling shortstop Andrelton Simmons in the ninth inning Saturday, driving in the decisive run in the Colorado Rockies 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Misfortune hit the Braves at the outset of the Rockies late rally. Reliever Jason Grilli (3-4) tumbled to the ground and suffered a lower left leg injury as he ran toward first to cover the bag when Drew ... More>>

Lookouts hitting woes continue in 5-1 loss to Mississippi

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (lookouts.com) -- The Mississippi Braves (42-42) used a four-run first inning to propel themselves to a 5-1 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts (46-37) in front of a crowd of 4,204 at ATT Field.In the first inning, Mississippi strung together three straight singles to load the bases. A walk by Kevin Ahrens brought home the first run and the next two scored on a Rio Ruiz single. The Braves netted their last run of the inning on a double play groundball off the bat of David... More>>

Huesman likes challenge of UTC's season opener against Jacksonville State

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Mocs Head Football Coach Russ Huesman was taking a plunge for charity Saturday afternoon at Universal Joint in downtown Chattanooga.Huesman was one of a number of local sports celebrities taking part in the 2nd Annual Beach Party Fundraiser for St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.Huesman, along with UTC wrestling Head Coach Heath Eslinger, served as honorary targets in the dunk tank.Priot to Huesmans numerous plunges into the cool water, we caught up with him... More>>

CFC play for Southeast Championship tonight at Finley Stadium

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Chattanooga FC play for the Southeast Championship at Finley Stadium on Saturday night. CFC exploded for 3 first half goals en route to a 5-1 win over Nashville FC Friday night at Finley Stadium in the opening round of the NPSL playoffs. More>>

Gonzalez homers to lead Rockies over Braves 5-3

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DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez homered and Colorado used a group approach that featured two newcomers to make up for a gap in the rotation as the Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night. Daniel Descalso had a run-scoring triple and Nolan Arenado and D.J. LeMahieu added RBI doubles for the Rockies, who have won their last four games against the Braves, their longest streak ever against Atlanta. Kelly Johnson connected for his ninth homer, a three-run shot in the sixth inning ... More>>

Keselowski wins Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway

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SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Brad Keselowski overcame a late-race mistake after a restart to reclaim the lead from Erik Jones with eight laps remaining, holding him off to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Friday night at Kentucky Speedway. Keselowski earned his third series victory on the 1.5-mile oval and second 300-mile win in three starts. He had to bounce back from a hiccup after a Lap 169 restart that appeared to hand the race to Jones. Unfazed, the 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion regroup... More>>

M-Braves' Barbosa whiffs a dozen, drops Lookouts 9-0

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (lookouts.com) -- The Chattanooga Lookouts (46-35) only mustered three hits against the Mississippi Braves (41-42) and suffered a 9-0 loss Friday night. Braves starting pitcher Andrew Barbosa struck out 12 batters in his first start for Mississippi.Lookouts starting pitcher Brett Lee gave up a run in the first inning, but ended up only giving up two earned runs in his four innings of work.Two of the teams bright spots tonight were new Lookouts outfielders Shannon Wilker... More>>

Bledsoe hires Stigall as new Head Basketball Coach

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PIKEVILLE, TN (WRCB) -- Bledsoe County High basketball now has a new head coach in John Stigall, most recently of Kenwood High in Clarksville, Tennessee.Stigall, holding practice with his new squad Friday afternoon in Pikeville.He inherits a program stocked with tradition and a trio of 20 game wins over the past three seasons.But the Warriors lost all five starters from last years district 7- AA championship. Its an interesting kind of dynamic when you take over a program thats had tha... More>>

Rain cancels Sprint Cup, Xfinity qualifying at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Rain returned to Kentucky Speedway on Friday and canceled qualifying for the Sprint Cup and Xfinity series races. Starting grids have been set by the rule book, with Kyle Larson on the pole beside Brad Keselowski for Saturday nights 400-mile Cup race at the 1.5-mile track. Larson posted the fastest practice speed of 182.537 mph. J.J. Yeleys top speed of 174.967 mph in Thursdays final practice earned the pole for Friday nights 300-mile Xfinity race. Two days of shower... More>>

Three Mocs named to STATS FCS Preseason All-American Team

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (gomocs.com) --- Three members of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team earned preseason All-American recognition. Senior Jacob Huesman, junior Corey Levin and sophomore Lucas Webb were all included on SportsNetwork.coms STATS FCS Preseason All-American squad.Levin, the 2014 Jacobs Blocking Award recipient as the top offensive lineman in the Southern Conference, was a first team selection. Huesman made the second team as a quarterback while Webb was a... More>>

U.S. Women's Soccer Team gets ticker-tape parade

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Most of the route is lined with tall office buildings on both sides, allowing workers to toss bits of paper onto the celebrants below. More>>

Red Bank's Benford and Ooltewah's Seamster persevering in NFL

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For every Peyton Manning, there's 20 maybe 30 Sammy Seamsters and Tim Benfords of the NFL. Small college guys fighting to earn and keep their spot on the 53 man roster. More>>

One Manning honors another

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Peyton Mannings’s $3 million gift to UT included the naming of the The Gus Manning Gate at Neyland Stadium. More>>

Univ. of Georgia sets new fundraising record at $144 million

The University of Georgia has broken its record for gifts and pledges to the school. More>>

Mocs' Helmets & Heels Event Set for July 24

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (gomocs.com)-- Hey Mocs fans, the 2015 college football season will be here before you know it and the Chattanooga Mocs are getting everyone ready for kickoff. UTC has a preseason top-10 team and opens with a huge game against No. 7 Jacksonville State on Sept. 5 at Finley Stadium.In preparation of this years opener, the Mocs are hosting the Helmets Heels womens football clinic on Friday, July 24. Ladies, we know you love your Mocs, so bring your Blue and Gold spirit an... More>>

Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

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The fence acted like a slingshot, sending the sheared race car back onto the track, where it landed on its roof and was hit again while the engine block smoldered nearby. More>>

FSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman

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In the security camera video released by the State Attorney's Office, it appears the woman and Johnson were trying to get a position at the bar, and Johnson jostled her. More>>

UPDATE: World Cup champions coming to Chattanooga

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When the U.S. Women's soccer team plays in a sold-out Finley Stadium next month, they will do so as the 2015 World Cup champions. The USA defeated Japan 5-2 on Sunday. More>>

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, which ended at 2:41 a.m. with a horrific last-lap accident. The outcome wasnt in doubt as Earnhardt dominated the race. But as the pack of cars chased him on a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish, contact in traffic sent Austin Dillons car flying upside down into the fence. The car tore down a section of fencing and Dillon sailed back onto the track. His mangle... More>>

Fans shower Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday. Speedway officials handed out thousands of placards commemorating Gordons milestones at Daytona, dating to his victory in a Daytona 500 qualifying race in 1993. By the time he was introduced in front of the grandstands near Turn 1 more than two decades later, many of those cards were soggy from th... More>>

Lloyd scores 3 and US defeats Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans elusive third Womens World Cup title. Lloyd scored a hat trick as the U.S. burst to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 Sunday for their record third championship and first since 1999. A sellout crowd that included U.S. Vice President Joe Biden roared in approval for Lloyds hat trick, the first ever in a Womens Wo... More>>

Braves' Masset, Eveland designated for assignment after loss

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ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have recalled right-hander Arodys Vizcaino and promoted right-hander David Carpenter from Triple-A Gwinnett. In corresponding moves, right-hander Nick Masset and left-hander Dana Eveland were designated for assignment. Masset was charged with three runs and failed to record an out in the 10th inning of Sundays 4-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. The hard-throwing Vizcaino was suspended for the first 80 games for a positive test for the performance-e... More>>

Phillies beat Braves 4-0 in 10th to stop 6-game skid

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ATLANTA (AP) - Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking sacrifice with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday to stop a six-game losing streak. Odubel Herrera singled off Nick Masset (2-2) leading off the 10th and broke for second when Cesar Hernandez lined a single into left field for his third hit. Masset walked Mikael Franco, loading the bases, and Howards fly ball to right field off left-hander Dana Eveland scored Herrera. Carlos ... More>>

Chattanooga FC to face Nashville FC for a 3rd time in NPSL playoffs

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- As Chattanooga FC readies for the NPSL post-season Friday night at Finley Stadium, its very unlikely the boys in blue need a primer for the first round opponent.Fresh off after Saturday nights 2-0 win over Nashville FC to lock up first place and top seed in the Southeast Division, the team learned theyll experience more deja vu, as theyll host Nashville again Friday night.It will be the third meeting for both teams in a span of just four weeks.Chattanooga best... More>>

Twins promote Berrios, Polanco to Rochester

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- There are a couple of reasons behind the Chattanooga Lookouts second-half slide.Call it the unintended dividends of winning the Southern Leagues Northern Division title for the first-half of the 2015 season.Sunday, as the Lookouts (1-7) enter their second contest of the five game series in Jacksonville against the Suns, a number of Lookouts who helped the squad in the first half of the season have moved up in the Minnesota Twins farm system.First it was Lookou... More>>

NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Fans at Daytona International Speedway are defending and displaying their Confederate flags. At NASCARs first race in the South since the racing series and its tracks urged fans to no longer wave the banner, dozens of Confederate flags were scattered throughout the vast infield. The first motorhome inside the Turn 4 tunnel has one flying high above it, and it doesnt take long to reach double figures when counting them on a stroll through the infield. Theyre o... More>>

Maybin has 3 hits, Braves beat struggling Phillies 9-5

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ATLANTA (AP) - Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks. Kelly Johnson drove in three runs with two hits as the Braves scored their most runs since a 10-1 win over Milwaukee on May 21. The Phillies, who have the majors worst record (27-56), have lost six straight and nine of 10. Darin Ruf hit a three-run homer for Philadelphia in the fifth. Odubel Herrera... More>>

NASCAR, ISC to install more soft walls at tracks by 2017

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR is adding more soft walls beyond Daytona International Speedway. International Speedway Corp., NASCARs sister company that owns Daytona and several other sanctioned tracks, announced plans Saturday to install about 54,000 feet of additional energy-absorbing SAFER Barrier at its facilities. That total includes the 4,100 feet recently installed at Daytona and the 4,000 feet track officials have planned following Sundays race. ISC President John Saunders ... More>>

Twins' Santana reinstated from suspension, will start Sunday

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been reinstated following an 80-game drug suspension and is scheduled to start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals. Santana signed a $55 million, four-year contract with the Twins in December after going 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA last season for Atlanta. The 32-year-old right-hander tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and sat out the first 80 games of this season. He went 3-0 with a 1.74 ERA in three rehab star... More>>

Predators sign Cody Bass to 1-year, two-way contract

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators have signed free-agent forward Cody Bass to a one-year, two-way contract. Under terms of the deal announced Saturday, Bass contract will be worth $575,000 when hes in the NHL and $125,000 when hes in the American Hockey League. The 28-year-old Bass has played 49 career NHL games with the Ottawa Senators and Columbus Blue Jackets since the 2007-08 season. The 6-foot, 202-pound center has two goals and three assists. Bass had six goals and ... More>>

Red Bank's Jalen Moore signs with Hiwassee College

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Former Red Bank Lions catcher Jalen Moore charts his baseball and scholastic future towards Madisonville, Tennessee.Friday night, Moore signed his letter of intent to play for the Hiwassee Tigers next season in his old stomping grounds of Chattanoogas Westside Recreation Center.Moore says there was a reason behind the location. I just wanted to show that in our neighborhood, people can make it out of here, said the soft-spoken Moore. Its not just drug traffic... More>>

Barons quiet Lookouts' bats, take make-up doubleheader

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (lookouts.com) -- The Chattanooga Lookouts (44-31) dropped both game one, 3-1, and game two, 6-1, of Fridays doubleheader against the Birmingham Barons (38-38) in front of a sold-out crowd of 6,371. This was the largest crowd of the year for Chattanooga and their first sell out of 2015.Chattanooga fell behind three runs quickly in game one and could not recover. Danny Hayes smacked in the first two runs of the day and then Rob Brantly plated Hayes with a double.Starting... More>>

Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 win over Phillies

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ATLANTA (AP) - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night. Uribe pulled Adam Morgans first pitch in the seventh over the 380-foot sign in left field. It was one of the few mistakes for Morgan, a rookie left-hander who also gave up a second-inning homer to Jonny Gomes. Teheran (6-4) allowed one unearned run and seven hits in seven innings. He improv... More>>

NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the motorsports series said it will not hold its season-ending awards ceremony at the Trump National Doral Miami. NASCAR spokesman David Higdon says we looked at everything we saw coming down and what we heard from our sponsors and our partners and what we feel we should be doing, and thats what led us... More>>

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Bubba Watson says hes painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in The Dukes of Hazzard television series. The two-time Masters champ said Friday hell replace it with the U.S. flag on the roof of the General Lee 01. Confederate symbols have been the focus of debate since nine people were killed June 17 at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Authorities say the accused gunman had posed in photographs with the Con... More>>

Twins call up Lookouts' Sano, goes 1 for 4 in MLB debut

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KANSAS CITY (mlb.com)-- Top prospect Miguel Sano made his long-awaited debut with the Twins on Thursday, serving as the designated hitter and hitting sixth against the Royals.Sano went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts in his debut, reaching on an infield single in the ninth inning off closer Greg Holland for his first Major League hit. Shane Robinson replaced him as a pinch-runner, but Sanos hit led to a run with Eduardo Escobar coming through with an RBI triple to give the Twins some breat... More>>

Braves deal minor leaguer Fulenchek to Rays

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ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays acquired minor leaguer pitcher Garrett Fulenchek from the Atlanta Braves for two international bonus pool slots. The Braves said in an email Thursday night they received the Rays 73rd and 103rd slots, valued at a total of $494,200, according to Baseball America. The deal gives Atlanta more to spend on international players before facing penalties. The 19-year-old right-hander Fulenchek was taken by the Braves in the second round of last years majo... More>>

Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin facing first pro boxing obstacle with optimism

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Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin is making the best of his first pro boxing obstacle. The undefeated boxer says optimism still surrounds his current label's bankruptcy case. More>>

Tennessee unveils new Nike uniforms

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Tennessee's new Nike athletic uniforms were revealed today in Knoxville, and fans are sure to express differing opinions. More>>

Sano tabbed Southern League's Player of the Week

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (lookouts.com) The Southern League has announced that Chattanooga Lookouts third baseman Miguel Sano has been named its Player of the Week for June 22 June 28.Producing a four-game stretch that most players would gladly take over a full week, Miguel Sano led the league with seven runs, 10 hits, seven extra-base hits, 21 total bases, five doubles and tied for the league-lead with seven RBI. Hitting .588 last week, the San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic native ... More>>

Mocs No. 5 in Lindy’s Sports Preseason FCS Top 25

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)-- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga grabbed another preseason top 10 national ranking. The Mocs are No. 5 in Lindys Sports FCS Top 25 heading into the 2015 campaign.This is UTCs highest preseason ranking of any of the major publications that released a poll for the Football Championship Subdivision. Chattanooga is No. 8 in the both the Sporting News and Athlon Sports rankings.The preseason hype continues to build around the Mocs home opener against Jacks... More>>

Hawks' Korver has 'loose bodies' removed from elbow

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ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver is expected to be ready for the start of training camp following surgery to remove loose bodies in his right elbow. The Hawks say Tuesdays surgery was performed in New York by Dr. David Altchek. It is the third surgery since March for the 34-year-old Korver, the teams starting shooting guard and 3-point specialist. He had surgery for a broken nose three months ago, and earlier this month surgeons repaired ligament damage in his right ankle... More>>

Daytona planning to have voluntary Confederate flag exchange for race

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Daytona International Speedway officials are working on a voluntary Confederate flag exchange program for this weekend's races, NBC Sports has learned. More>>

Lookouts survive late Biscuit uprising, win 9-8

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WRCB) -- The Chattanooga Lookouts ended their 3 game losing skid Sunday night, beating the hometown Biscuits 9-8 at Montgomery's Riverwalk Park. Chattanooga's starting pitcher Jose Berrios earned his 8th victory of the season, allowing just 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 8 over 7 innings while Lookouts' left fielder Adam Brett Walker hit his league leading 22nd home run of the season. ` Tim Shibu... More>>

9th Annual Volunteers In Medicine golf tournament set

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Chattanooga, TN (vim-chatt.org)-- Volunteers in Medicine, Chattanooga is pleased to announce the 9th Annual VIM Golf Classic on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Brown Acres Golf Course. Special thanks go to underwriters Capital Toyota, Christ United Methodist Church, Warren Griffin P.C. and WRCB Channel 3 for presenting this event. We are very excited this year, as the Course is spending the summer replacing their greens and making other upgrades which will be sure to increase your enjoyment of... More>>

Wood sharp as Braves top Pirates 2-1 to end losing streak

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Alex Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning to win for the first time in five starts, and the Atlanta Braves edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Jace Peterson hit his third homer for the Braves as they ended a season-high, five-game losing streak. Chris Johnson added two hits and Nick Markakis drove in a run. Wood (5-5) scattered five hits and struck out eight without a walk in 7 1-3 innings. Jason Grilli gave up a run in the ninth but earned his 21st save.... More>>

Lookouts tepid, Biscuits warm, taking 3 straight from Chattanooga

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (milb.com) - Ever since the start of the second half, the Montgomery Biscuits (3-0/37-34) are finding it very difficult to lose. For the third straight game, the Biscuits beat the Chattanooga Lookouts (0-3/43-28) to stay undefeated since the All-Star break, winning Saturday night at Riverwalk Stadium, 7-3. Jake Faria (0-0) made his first Double-A start, and was superb going six strong innings, striking out eight. His lone blemish was a two-run home run to Adam Brett Walker ... More>>

DSC's Elliott earns All-Nicklaus Team honors

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NORMAN, Okla. (dsroadrunners.com)– The 24 honorees for the 2015 All-Nicklaus Team presented by Barbasol have been announced by the GCAA. Players from Divisions I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA were recognized for their outstanding play during the past collegiate season. The All-Nicklaus Team was created in 2008, and is not only named for history's greatest player but also a long-time supporter of collegiate and amateur golf. Jack Nicklaus, a Big Ten and NCAA Champion at The Ohio State University, ... More>>

Pirates designate Tabata, Volstad for assignment

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates designated outfielder Jose Tabata for a second time on Sunday, a little more than a week after Tabata broke up Max Scherzer's bid for a perfect game. Tabata hit .289 in 27 games with Pittsburgh this season after beginning the year in Triple-A Indianapolis. Tabata, who signed a six-year extension with the Pirates in 2011, has struggled to stay in the big leagues over the past two years. He spoiled Scherzer's chance at a perfect game with two outs in the... More>>

CFC up for Knoxville, downs Force 4-2

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Chattanooga FC's Luke Winter scored two goals, keeping Knoxville's Force winless so far this season en route to a CFC 4-2 win Saturday night at Finley Stadium. Snoopy Davidson and Nick Edington both added a goal apiece in front of more than 3,100 fans as Chattanooga FC dictated play much of the match.CFC has one more regular season home game, next Saturday versus Nashville FC.Chattanooga beat their Nashville counterparts 2 nil last week at Vanderbilt's Commodore Stad... More>>

Pirates top Braves 8-4 but lose McCutchen to elbow injury

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pirates star Andrew McCutchen was hit in the left elbow by a pitch and exited during a five-run first inning as Pittsburgh sent the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight loss, 8-4 Saturday. McCutchen took a fastball from Julio Teheran (5-4). X-rays were negative and the 2013 NL MVP will be re-evaluated on Sunday. Starling Marte got three hits and scored three times for the Pirates. Jordy Mercer, Francisco Cervelli and Pedro Alvarez drove in two runs each for Pittsburgh. Cha... More>>

CFC preps for Knoxville Force; NPSL playoffs

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Chattanooga FC looks to wrap up the regular season with two more home wins for a better shot at hosting impending playoff games. CFC Head Coach Bill Elliott says the team has already locked up a playoff berth with an outright lead of the NPSL Southeast conference. CFC faces the Knoxville Force tonight at Finley Stadium.Match time is 7:30.Knoxville is winless so far against five losses but has three dra... More>>

NASCAR chairman wants Confederate flag eliminated at races

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SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" he personally finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France says the sport will be aggressive in dissociating the flag from events. France told The Associated Press on Saturday that NASCAR is exploring how far it can go in trying to eliminate the flag from its races. Fans camp in the infield and areas that surround race tracks and many display the Confederate flag as part of their tailgate. Earlier this week, NASCAR sa... More>>

Bone bruise lands Braves pitcher Perez on disabled list

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have placed rookie starting pitcher Williams Perez on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his left foot. Perez, unbeaten in eight starts, left Friday night's loss to Pittsburgh in the fifth inning shortly after getting hit in the foot with a line drive off the bat of Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison. Perez attempted to stay in the game but left two batters later. X-rays were negative but Perez said the foot felt worse on Saturday morning and ... More>>

UPDATE: Amber Alert issued for 14 year-old

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The maroon Ford in which authorities think a convicted sex offender was riding with a Hawkins County girl has been located.  The two people, however, remain missing. 

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Board of Trustees won't debate future of Lady Vols nickname

Tennessee's plan to eliminate the Lady Volunteers nickname in all women's sports other than basketball remains off the agenda for Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting. More>>

Virginia's 3-0 win over Vandy forces Game 3 in CWS finals

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Surprise starter Adam Haseley and Josh Sborz combined on the shutout, senior utility man Thomas Woodruff drove in two runs, and the Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt 3-0 on Tuesday night to force a winner-take-all game in the College World Series. For the second year in a row, these two teams will go the distance in the best-of-three finals. Vanderbilt (51-20) will be playing for a second straight national title on Wednesday. Virginia (43-24) will be looking for its first. Hase... More>>

Strasburg solid in return, Nationals defeat Braves 3-1

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Stephen Strasburg pitched five shutout innings in his return from the disabled list, Anthony Rendon tied his career-high with four hits and the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Tuesday night. Wilson Ramos added three hits for the Nationals, who have won four straight while allowing a total of four runs. Strasburg (4-5), who missed 21 games with neck tightness, was resilient in his return. He allowed baserunners in four of five innings, but only one got... More>>

Chattanooga Lightfoots bloom under withering heat

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As the summer temperatures heat up, so does one of Chattanooga's two vintage base ball clubs, both of which in their inaugural season. More>>

Iron Cowboy's 50 Ironman races in 50 days/states runs through Chattanooga

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You're about to be introduced to the Iron Cowboy. What he's doing should be impossible, but somehow, the Iron  Cowboy is 18 days into a stretch of 50 days in 50 different states with a full Ironman completed each day. More>>

Masters champ Jordan Spieth wins US Open title

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UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - Jordan Spieth has won the U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet on the final hole at Chambers Bay with a chance to win the championship himself. Spieth rebounded from a disastrous double-bogey at the par-3 17th with a birdie on No. 18, then had to watch tensely as Johnson played the finishing hole. After he hit a 5-iron from 246 yards to within 12 feet, Johnson rolled his eagle try several feet past. Still with a chance to force an 18-hole pla... More>>

Teheran shines, Braves shut out Mets 1-0

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ATLANTA (AP) - Julio Teheran gave up only one hit in seven scoreless innings, Pedro Ciriaco's pinch-hit single in the seventh scored the only run and the Atlanta Braves shut out the New York Mets 1-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. The Mets have lost five straight and scored no more than one run in four of the losses. Matt Harvey (7-5) matched Teheran through six scoreless innings before giving up Ryan Lavarnway's two-out double and Ciriaco's run-scoring single up the middle. Tehera... More>>

Lookouts close SL first half on winning note, besting Suns 6-5

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (lookouts.com) -- Chattanooga's Miguel Sano and Adam Brett Walker II each hit a home run in the sixth inning to carry the Lookouts (43-25) to a 6-5 win over the Jacksonville Suns (29-40). The win was the team's 43rd of the first half which is the most by a Lookouts team in a half since 2006 when they went 44-26 in the first half under manager Jayhawk Owens. In the first inning, Chattanooga jumped out to a one run lead against Florida Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart. Cosart was... More>>

Defending champ Vandy, Virginia to meet in CWS finals again

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Defending national champion Vanderbilt and Virginia will meet for the second straight year in the College World Series finals beginning Monday night at TD Ameritrade Park. The Commodores went 3-0 in bracket play. Virginia was 3-1, securing its spot in the finals with its 5-4 win over Florida on Saturday. Virginia will be trying to win the Atlantic Coast Conference's first national title in baseball since Wake Forest in 1955. The Cavaliers will send Connor Jones (7-2, 3.05 E... More>>

D-Backs send Arroyo, former 1st-round pick to Braves

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PHOENIX (AP) - In a money-saving move, the Arizona Diamondbacks have traded Bronson Arroyo and last year's first-round draft pick Touki Toussaint to the Atlanta Braves for infielder Phil Gosselin. The 38-year-old Arroyo has not pitched since undergoing Tommy John surgery last July 18. He signed with Arizona as a free agent before last season after eight years with the Cincinnati Reds. The 19-year-old Toussaint was 2-2 with a 3.69 ERA in seven starts for Class A Kane County. In two seasons in ... More>>

Panthers' Richardson gives $100,000 to families of Charleston shooting

Worshippers embrace following a group prayer across the street from the scene of a shooting Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. AP Photo/David Goldman Worshippers embrace following a group prayer across the street from the scene of a shooting Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. AP Photo/David Goldman
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CHARLOTTE, NC (AP)-- Jerry Richardson, the owner of the NFL's Carolina Panthers, has donated $100,000 to the families of the Charleston shooting to help cover burial costs of the victims. Richardson sent a letter to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund dated Friday along with a check for $100,000. Richardson asks in the letter that $10,000 go to each of the nine families of the victims and $10,000 for a memorial at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church honoring the memory of those killed in ... More>>

Simmons has 4 hits, Braves beat Mets 6-4

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ATLANTA (AP) - Andrelton Simmons got four hits for the Atlanta Braves in a 6-4 win Saturday night over the New York Mets 6-4, who lost their fourth in a row and catcher Travis d'Arnaud to an elbow injury. A.J. Pierzynski tripled, doubled and singled. He scored standing up on Pedro Ciriaco's tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, and his left leg appeared to hit d'Arnaud's left arm. The Mets said d'Arnaud is day to day with a hyperextended left elbow. D'Arnaud, who homered and hit a tw... More>>

Lookouts stare down Suns 7-4

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (lookouts.com)---Travis Harrison's bases-clearing double in the seventh inning spurred the Lookouts (42-25) to a 7-4 win over the Jacksonville Suns (29-39) in front of a crowd of 4,855. Before Harrison's double late in the game the Lookouts found themselves down early. In the fourth Viosergy Rosa smacked a two-run double and Terrence Dayleg hit a sacrifice fly to put the Suns up three runs. Chattanooga aimed to tie the game back up in the bottom of that inning when a Max K... More>>

Former NFL player, Spanish-language TV pioneer dies at 77

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Danny Villanueva, a former NFL kicker and a pioneer of Spanish-language television, has died. He was 77. Family members and officials at New Mexico State University, where Villanueva was a member of the athletic hall of fame, confirmed that he died Thursday after suffering a stroke earlier this week. Villanueva lived in Southern California but had been a longtime booster for his alma mater. Villanueva attended New Mexico State on a football scholarship. After graduatin... More>>

AP source: Hawks reach buyout agreement with GM Danny Ferry

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ATLANTA (AP) - A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a buyout of the final two years of general manager Danny Ferry's contract. The person says the buyout will be paid by the current ownership group, which has reached a deal to sell the team for $850 million to a group led by billionaire businessman Antony Ressler. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. The Hawks won a franchise-... More>>

Investigation finds no evidence of bias by Ferry

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ATLANTA (AP) - An independent investigation has found former Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry was not motivated by racial bias in making statements which ultimately ended his time with the team. A letter summarizing the investigation by the Atlanta law firm Alston Bird was obtained Saturday by The Associated Press, as was a letter from Hawks co-owner Todd Foreman to Ferry. The Hawks agreed to a buyout of the final two years of Ferry's contract on Friday. Ferry spent this season on a... More>>

Braves call up Wisler for start against Mets

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ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have recalled top pitching prospect Matt Wisler from Triple-A Gwinnett to make his major league debut in Friday night's start against the New York Mets. Wisler was acquired with center fielder Cameron Maybin and others in the deal that sent closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton to San Diego on April 5. Wisler was ranked as San Diego's top prospect. The 22-year-old Wisler was 3-4 with a 4.29 ERA in 12 starts for Gwinnett. He gave up seven runs in 3 ... More>>

Beasley ready to show Falcons they made right decision

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ATLANTA (AP) - Now that Vic Beasley has signed a four-year rookie contract and finished his first mini-camp, the rookie defensive end is eager for the next step of his development with the Atlanta Falcons. Beasley, the NFL's No. 8 overall draft pick, must wait until the start of training late next month to show his new coaches and teammates what he can do in pads. Until then, Beasley plans to spend time with his family in Adairsville, Ga., and settle into his new life after receiving an $8.8 ... More>>

Titans waive tight end Taylor Thompson after minicamp

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have waived tight end Taylor Thompson after wrapping up their three-day mandatory minicamp. The Titans announced the move Thursday. Thompson was a fifth-round draft pick by Tennessee in 2012 out of Southern Methodist where he played defensive line. The Titans switched him back to the tight end position he played in high school, and he played 35 games over the past three seasons catching 11 passes for 83 yards and a touchdown. But he played only th... More>>

SEC Releases game times for first 3-weeks of football season

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The SEC has released game times and channels for the first 3-weeks and then some for the 2015 football schedule. More>>

Sprained right hand sidelines Braves' Freeman

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ATLANTA (AP) - First baseman Freddie Freeman has a sprained right hand and will miss the Atlanta Braves' game Thursday against Boston. Freeman went 0 for 3 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Red Sox, but left after the sixth inning. After getting examined by a hand specialist in the clubhouse, Freeman said he took a cortisone shot that he hopes will let him return Friday when Atlanta begins a three-game series against the New York Mets. Freeman was initially hurt while taking an awkward swing la... More>>

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets engaged to girlfriend

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The 12-time most popular driver got engaged Wednesday to longtime girlfriend Amy Reimann while on vacation. 

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Mocs to host Cowgirls in 2015 preseason WNIT

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (GoMocs.com)--- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team will open the 2015-16 season on Friday, November 13 against McNeese State in the 2015 Preseason Women's National Invitation Tournament at the McKenzie Arena. This will be the first meeting between the Mocs and McNeese State. The Cowgirls were 18-14 last season and finished fifth in the Southland Conference standings at 11-7. McNeese State fell to Houston Baptist 70-68 in the opening round ... More>>

Tennessee's Michael Wooley wins FLW event on Lake Chickamauga

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DAYTON, Tenn. (flwfishing.com) – FLW Tour pro Michael Wooley of Collierville, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 19 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Igloo Coolers. Wooley's four-day total of 20 bass weighing 92-4 gave him a 1-pound, 6-ounce margin of victory over second place angler Livingston Lures pro Stetson Blaylock of Benton, Arkansas, in the nationally-televised event that featured 146 of the best professional b... More>>

Kepler goes yard as Lookouts down Barons 4-3

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (milb.com) - The Barons saw a couple of streaks come to an end Sunday afternoon against the Lookouts, but the most important remained intact, unfortunately, as the home team fell 4-3 in front of 4,739 at Regions Field. The Barons dropped their third consecutive game to the Lookouts despite breaking their scoreless innings streak at 21.3. Birmingham's Joey DeMichele scored on a wild pitch in the third, but a double play grounder by Jairo Rodriguez against reliever Raul Fernand... More>>

Tigers, Blue Jays draft TWC's Longwith & Saucedo

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ATHENS, TN (WRCB) -- For the sixth consecutive year, MLB's annual draft includes a Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldog, but this time around, two TWC pitchers were selected.In the 20th round of the First-Year Player Draft, the Detroit Tigers chose right handed pitcher Logan Longwith of Cleveland, Tennessee.Longwith, a Walker Valley High grad and Tennessee Wesleyan's designated reliever, was 1-1 with 10 saves for the 2015 season. In 30.1 innings, he faced 122 batters with 21 strikeouts and si... More>>

Buxton scores winning run in MLB debut as Twins beat Rangers

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Byron Buxton went 0 for 4 in his major league debut, but scored the winning run in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Buxton reached on a fielder's choice and scored from first base one out later on Eddie Rosario's double to center. Casey Fien (2-2) pitched two scoreless innings and Glen Perkins pitched a perfect ninth for his American League-leading 22nd save as the Twins snapped a five-game losing streak. E... More>>

Tennessee's Newgarden wins Honda Indy Toronto

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TORONTO (AP) - Josef Newgarden took the lead on the 72nd lap and held on to capture the Honda Indy Toronto race Sunday. Newgarden, a 24-year-old native of Henderson, Tenn., completed the 85 laps around the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit first for his second IndyCar win this season. Teammate Luca Filippi was second 1.4 seconds behind, followed by Helio Castroneves in third as drivers battled wet conditions early as well as in the latter stages of the race. There were no Ca... More>>

Mets hit 4 HRs, rally from 5 down to beat Braves 10-8

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NEW YORK (AP) - Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead homer and the New York Mets used a surprising power surge to rally from five runs down Sunday, beating the Atlanta Braves 10-8 for their biggest comeback victory of the season. Darrell Ceciliani launched his first major league home run, and Dilson Herrera also had a solo shot in the fourth inning. Travis d'Arnaud's two-run drive off reliever Brandon Cunniff trimmed the deficit to 8-7 in the fifth, and New York took its first lead in the sixth. Pinch... More>>

Tennessee Wesleyan names Watson Bulldogs' new diamond boss as Berry bolts for Baylor

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ATHENS, TN (WRCB) --- " I'm not trying to replace Coach Etter, my biggest thing is i want him to always understand that it will be his program," explains former Tennessee Wesleyan Head Baseball Coach Billy Berry on his new job at Chattanooga's Baylor High School. " It will always be his program, and its just the situation that I'm coming in to take over for a legendary man who i've heard nothing but great things about and my biggest goal in this entire thing is to put a product on the field c... More>>

Maybin's big hit in 11th paces Braves over Mets 5-3

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NEW YORK (AP) - Cameron Maybin had a two-run single in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves' beleaguered bullpen shut down the Mets over the final four-plus innings in a come-from-behind, 5-3 victory over New York on Saturday. Maybin came up with runners on second and third and one out, and sent a liner off Carlos Torres (2-3) into left-center. Facing a Mets bullpen without closer Jeurys Familia, whose son was born while he was finishing off Friday night's win, the Braves rallied for two i... More>>

Leslie thanks her predecessors as she enters Hall of Fame

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Lisa Leslie has advice for today's generation of players: Respect the game and its history. As the four-time Olympic gold medalist entered the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, Leslie thanked the women who preceded her and reminded current players that "we're all woven together as one. We're a basketball family and we all represent each other." Leslie, a former Southern California and Los Angeles Sparks star, headlined an induction class that also included f... More>>

Lookouts' Buxton gets the call to Minneapolis

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton is getting called up to the major leagues. The Twins announced Saturday their plan to select Buxton's contract from Double-A Chattanooga, and that the outfielder will be in uniform Sunday for the finale of a three-game series in Texas. In 59 games for Chattanooga this season, Buxton hit .283 with seven doubles, 12 triples and six home runs. He also had 20 stolen bases and 37 RBIs. Buxton was playing this weekend at Birmingham a... More>>

Colon, Flores leads Mets to 5-3 win over Braves

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NEW YORK (AP) - Bartolo Colon moved into a tie for the major league lead with his ninth win, Wilmer Flores and John Mayberry Jr. homered, and the New York Mets held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night. The 42-year-old Colon (9-4) gave up two runs and six hits in six effective innings as he matched Seattle's Felix Hernandez, who was roughed up at Houston, and Pittsburgh's Gerrit Cole for most victories in baseball. Jeurys Familia, whose availability for the game was uncertain bec... More>>

Injured Tampa Bay goalie Bishop still uncertain for Game 5

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has spent 15 minutes on the ice during the morning skate for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Tampa Bay hasn't decided whether the 53-game winner will play against the Chicago Blackhawks. Bishop and Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper both say they'll decide later Saturday whether Bishop's undisclosed injury will allow him to start. Rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy will start his second straight game if Bishop can't go. Bishop faced shots for about 10 minutes at... More>>

Twins OF Hunter drops appeal of suspension

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Minnesota outfielder Torii Hunter has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension and will sit out the rest of the weekend series at Texas. Hunter was in the original lineup for Saturday's game, but the outfielder's decision was announced by the Twins about an hour before the scheduled first pitch. After sitting out consecutive day games Saturday and Sunday, Hunter will be reinstated before Monday's game at St. Louis. Major League Baseball on Friday suspended Hunter ... More>>

Hurricanes, Gators will play for 242nd time, but 1st at CWS

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Miami and Florida are meeting at the College World Series for the first time on Saturday night in what will be their 242nd all-time meeting. The Hurricanes (49-15) are back in Omaha for the 24th time and first since 2008. The Gators (46-19) are at the CWS for the ninth time, the fourth since 2010. Neither team has played a non-conference opponent more often. Florida leads the series 127-113-1 and has won 19 of the last 24, including two of three in February in Gainesville. ... More>>

Kahne tops Michigan qualifying for first pole since 2012

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Kasey Kahne has won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole in nearly 32 months, topping qualifying at Michigan International Speedway on Friday with a lap of 201.992 mph. It's the 27th pole of his career, but the first for the 35-year-old driver since October 2012 at Kansas. Points leader Kevin Harvick was second. Kahne is eighth in the standings but has yet to win this season. Kahne is the ninth different pole winner in the last nine races at Michigan - a streak that began a... More>>

Polanco returns to Lookouts as Twins reinstate Rosario from paternity list

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Eddie Rosario from the paternity list. The move was made before Friday's game at Texas that opened a three-game series against the Rangers. The Twins announced that Rosario and his wife, Milany, had their third child, Lucas. The rookie from Puerto Rico is batting .287 with three home runs, four stolen bases and 12 RBIs in 87 at-bats. Shortstop Jorge Polanco was sent back to Double-A Chattanooga to make room on the roster. ... More>>

Mocs Set School Record with 35 on the Spring Academic All-SoCon Team

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (GoMocs.com) -- The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics department set a school record with 35 members on the spring Academic All-Southern Conference team. The numbers are based on the release from the league office earlier today. To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA entering the spring season and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams' competitions during the recently ... More>>

Mocs garner preseason #8 ranking from Athlon

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (GoMocs.com)-- The Chattanooga Mocs seem to be holding steady in the No. 8 spot in various preseason national rankings. That's where Athlon Sports picked the Mocs in its Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Top 25 released earlier this week. UTC was ranked No. 8 at the end of last season that included its first ever appearance in the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs. The Mocs are coming off a 10-4 record and return 42 letter winners and 16 starters. Chattanooga also grabbe... More>>

TWC hires Watson as next Bulldogs' baseball head coach

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ATHENS, TN (twcbulldogs.com)-- Tennessee Wesleyan College has hired Travis Watson as the next Head Coach for Bulldog Baseball. Watson comes to TWC after serving the past five years as an assistant coach at Faulkner University.Watson, a native of Sweetwater, TN, has a proven track record of success at the NAIA level as he has been a part of nineteams that have advanced to the Avista NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho."We are excited to have Coach Watson join our athletics staff to lea... More>>

Cameras inadvertently show more of LeBron than anyone wants

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CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James may need to call Janet Jackson to get some advice on how to handle wardrobe malfunctions. Moments before Game 4 of the NBA Finals began on Thursday night, James inadvertently exposed himself to millions watching on live television. As James was getting ready to take the court, an ABC camera moved in for a close-up. Turns out it got a little too close. James was adjusting his shorts as he started to tuck in his jersey. He briefly pulled down the black compression ... More>>

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