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QB questions abound in SEC with big stars gone

Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps. More>>

"Do More" is UTC's theme as they open preseason camp Video included

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga head football coach Russ Huesman says his clock was crawling in the hours leading up to the Mocs first practice. It finally struck 2:30pm with a new slogan, "Do More." More>>

CFC vs. NY Red Bulls U-23 NPSL Title tix, TV & live stream info

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EPB Fiber Optics is offering the community exclusive live broadcast coverage of the Chattanooga Football Club in its final battle for the National Premier Soccer League National Championship. More>>

FNF Preview - East Hamilton graduated 23 seniors but returns a few key players Video included

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The pads are on in Tennessee and there's a lot of new shoulders wearing pads at East Hamilton High School. More>>

Watch: Peyton dances to Rocky Top at Broncos practice Video included

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Talk about a Vol for Life.The Denver Broncos start their stretching period with music, which sets the tone for the practice. More>>

UGA linebacker Bellamy arrested for DUI

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Just days after Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor made headlines for his arrest on aggravated assault/domestic violence charges, the Bulldogs have had another defensive player land in jail.
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Chattanooga FC has New York in sights

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Hall of Fame welcomes 3 Brave greats

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The Baseball Hall of Fame has added six new members who have taken their place among the greats of the game. It was a big day for the Atlanta Braves, who saw former pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine enshrined along with longtime manager Bobby Cox. Those three were part of a dominating Braves era that saw the team win 14 straight division titles. Maddux and Glavine are 300-game winners and Cox is fourth on the all-time victory list. No. 3 on that list is Tony LaRuss... More>>

Falcons look for new defensive leaders

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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly. Coming off a 4-12 season that ended with their defense ranked last in third-down efficiency, second-worst against the run and third-fewest in sacks, the Falcons still have unfulfilled leadership roles at several positions. But that's not the case at cornerback. Trufant and Alford are showing a heal... More>>

Lookouts bullpen stumbles, Stars win 8-4

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WRCB) -- With a 4-1 lead going into the 7th inning, the Huntsville Stars blistered the Lookouts relief pitching corps en route to an 8-4 victory before 688 people at Joe W. Davis Stadium Sunday.The Lookouts fall to a 39-66 mark in the Southern League.Game 3 of the 5 game series resumes tomorrow night in Huntsville. More>>

Titans' Levitre recovers from appendix surgery

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Titans guard Andy Levitre says he hopes to start exercising Monday on a bicycle, with running a couple days away, as he recovers from appendix surgery. Levitre had surgery Thursday, the day before Tennessee reported to training camp. He says he thought he was having a stomach cramp Tuesday night that only got worse as he tried to work out Wednesday at team headquarters preparing for training camp. Levitre was sent for tests and had just gotten home when doctors told hi... More>>

Gordon cruises to 5th Brickyard win

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race to pass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne with 17 laps remaining in Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was no given because restarts have been Gordon's Achilles heel for several years. But he slid past Kahne and easily pulled away for a NASCAR-record five wins at historic Indy. This victory comes on the 20... More>>

Braves slug Padres 8-3

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ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday. The Braves trailed 1-0 before roughing up Stults (3-13). Back-to-back doubles by Gerald Laird and Andrelton Simmons started the inning. Tommy La Stella hit an RBI single that skipped between Stults' legs, Johnson had a two-run double before Doumit followed with a two-run single. Yangervis Solarte led off the third with hi... More>>

Record soccer crowd sees CFC earn spot in national title game

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Record crowd for soccer turns out Saturday night at Chattanooga's Finley Stadium and the hometown team didn't disappoint the 8800 or so in the stands. More>>

Lookouts power past Stars 10-6

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HUNTSVILLE,AL (WRCB)- The Chattanooga Lookouts jumped on the Southern League's best in the Huntsville Stars Saturday, beating the home team 10-6.Chattanooga exploded with a 5 run first inning, and scored at least one run in each of the four first innings to cruise to the win.The Lookouts have four more road games in Huntsville before returning home later next week for Birmingham. More>>

Teheran, Kimbrel pace Braves to 5-3 win over San Diego

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ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night. Tommy La Stella also had three hits and Chris Johnson drove in two runs as the Braves moved to within 1 1/2 games of NL East-leading Washington, which lost 1-0 to Cincinnati. Teheran (10-6) allowed three runs on nine hits and no walks in six innings. He had five strikeouts... More>>

Ty Dillon wins Nationwide race at Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Ty Dillon pulled away from Kyle Busch down the stretch Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win for the first time in the Nationwide Series. Dillon passed Busch off the final restart with 25 laps and held on for his first victory in 31 career starts in NASCAR's second-tier series. Busch made a hard charge in the final three laps but failed in a bid to win at the Brickyard for the second straight year. Matt Kenseth was third, followed by Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano.... More>>

Dawg busted for DUI, speeding

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy has been arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on charges of driving under the influence and speeding. The 19-year-old Bellamy was arrested early Saturday morning and was released on bonds totaling $2,000 about an hour later. No further details on the arrest were immediately available. Bellamy's arrest comes only three days after Georgia announced that sophomore defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was dismissed from the team... More>>

Lookouts Walk-Off With a Win, 8-7

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CHATTANOOGA,TN (Lookouts.com)----Chris O’Brien’s only hit of the game was the one that mattered the most, giving the Chattanooga Lookouts (12-21)the walk-off win on his RBI single against the Montgomery Biscuits (19-16) before a raucous sell-out crowd of 6,378. The first inning came and went innocuously, but the second showed the first offensive outburst of the night as the Biscuits staked themselves to a three-run lead in the top of the inning. When the bottom of the second rolled around, O... More>>

Why tonight could bring more national attention to Chattanooga

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As the sport grows nationally and in Chattanooga, the city's semipro soccer team is ranked #2 in the country and plays for the chance to be in the national championship game tonight.  More>>

Padres silence Braves, 5-2 on Friday

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Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves. More>>

Falcons open camp with "sense of urgency"

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The Atlanta Falcons have opened training camp with what coach Mike Smith calls "a sense of urgency." More>>

Chickamauga man delivers winning bid to buy Cleveland speedway Video included

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North Georgia's Al Chapman tendering an $807,100 bid late Thursday afternoon to buy the track and adjoining 25 acres of property, lock, stock and barrel.
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Lookouts lose and CFC gives crowd a good laugh Video included

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The Chattanooga Lookouts (37-65) jumped out to an early lead, but committed four errors on their way to a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Montgomery Biscuits (53-50).. More>>

Marlins take series over Braves with 3-2 win

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Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Thursday night. More>>

Auburn QB Marshall pays fine to avoid court date

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Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation. More>>

Falcons extend WR White's contract through 2018

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On the eve of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a new contract with receiver Roddy White. More>>

Mocs tabbed to win SoCon at Media Day Video included

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The Chattanooga Mocs football team is the pick of litter in the Southern Conference. Coming off its first league title since 1984, the SoCon coaches and media deemed the Mocs the team to beat in 2014. More>>

McCallie still celebrating first baseball state title since 1976 Video included

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- McCallie School Head Baseball Coach Greg Payne still relives the state title game on a daily basis. On Wednesday he was given another reminder.Alan Pressley from AP Shadow Productions gave McCallie a shadow box with pictures and signatures of every Blue Tornado state baseball champion.Six of the teams eight seniors were on hand to receive the box with Coach Payne.McCallie beat Memphis University School 8-0 in late May to take home the TSSAA DII State Baseball Champio... More>>

Lookouts Lose Close Game to Biscuits, 7-6

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CHATTANOOGA, TN- (lookouts.com)-- It was a tight back-and-forth affair at ATT Field, but the Montgomery Biscuits (18-14) came out on the winning side ofa 7-6 score against the Chattanooga Lookouts (10-20). The Biscuits got out to a leadalmostas soon as the first pitch of the game was thrown by loading the bases and then subsequently unloading them on a Richie Shaffer double in the first inning. By the time the bottom of the second inning rolled around, the Biscuits had added another run to t... More>>

Mocs hoops schedule highlighted by dates with Wisconsin, Butler and UGA Video included

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Chattanooga Mocs Head Basketball Coach Will Wade announced the 2014-15 schedule today. His second season features 17 home dates and trips to Wisconsin and Butler. More>>

UT Football will open 2018 vs. West Virginia in Charlotte

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West Virginia and Tennessee will open the 2018 college football season at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. More>>

Minor shelled as Miami takes 2nd straight from Atlanta, 7-6

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Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. More>>

Arkansas granted trademark for “Woo Pig Sooie!” Hog Call

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The United States Trademark and Patent Office “granted registration of the [Hog Call] sensory mark to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas.” Not the words, mind you; the sound.
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LaStella, Wood lead Braves over Phillies 8-2

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ATLANTA (AP) - Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday. The Braves have won of five of seven and remained second in the NL East, one percentage point behind Washington. Wood (7-7) allowed three hits and one run with eight strikeouts in six innings to win for the first time four starts. The first five innings were played in a steady drizzle before heavy rain caused a 1 hour... More>>

Rain wreaks havoc on Lookouts road swing

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MOBILE, AL (Lookouts.com)-- Sunday's doubleheader between the Mobile BayBears and the Chattanooga Lookouts has been canceled due to inclement weather. Both games will not be made up. As with all postponed /cancelled games at Hank Aaron Stadium, any fan with tickets to the postponed/cancelled game can exchange them for tickets to any other reaming home game on the 2014 regular season schedule simply by bringing their postponed ticket to the box office on the day of the game they'd like to att... More>>

Chatt FC NPSL Southeast Regional Champs

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CHATTANOOGA,TN- (WRCB)- Chattanooga FC hoists the NPSL Southeast regional trophy Saturday night after a 2 nil shutout of Tulsa.Luis Trude broke the scoreless deadlock just a few minutes into the match by taking the ball from midfield through much of the defense and planting a left footer past Tulsa's netminder.The score would hold until the early second half, when Luke Winter scored on a breakaway goal for insurance.Chattanooga F-C now goes to the NPSL Final Four, and could play host. More>>

Hamels handcuffs Braves, Phils win 2-1

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ATLANTA (AP) - Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night. Hamels (4-5) won for the second time in three starts, giving up one run, striking out nine and walking none. He threw 71 of 95 pitches for strikes. Rollins' 12th homer, coming off reliever Shae Simmons (1-1), made it 2-0 in the seventh. Atlanta, which had a three-game winning streak snapped, cut its deficit to 2-1 ... More>>

UT: Jeff Jarnigan named new 'Voice of Neyland Stadium'

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A new voice will soon echo through Neyland Stadium. More>>

Minor Leaguers sue over pay

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Minor league players have always been poor in dollars, and rich in grit, character, and the honeyed romance of playing for peanuts while pursing a dream. More>>

Beer Here! MLB Testing Self-Serve Suds at All-Star Game

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America's Pastime is hoping it's found beer's future. Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, has installed two self-serve beer machines made by Draft Serv.
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Chattanooga FC to host NPSL South Regionals, Fri. & Sat.

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The World Cup is over, but there will be plenty more soccer playoff action to see in the Scenic City this weekend.
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Looks get walk-off win against Stars, 5-4

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CHATTANOOGA,TN-(Lookouts.com)-- With one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Chattanooga Lookouts' (36-58) catcher Chris O'Brien launched a two-run walk-off double to give the Lookouts the 5-4 win over the Huntsville Stars (48-44). Entering the top of the seventh inning, it seemed that the Lookouts wouldn't need late inning heroics to take home the victory. In the prior inning, Bobby Coyle hit a no doubter to put the Lookouts in front 2-1. The home run was the team's second solo shot of ... More>>

Germany claims World Cup

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday. Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then shot past Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute. Argentina had created more chances, but failed to really test Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer throughout the 120 minutes of regulation and extra time. The win is Germany's first as a united country. West Germany wo... More>>

Braves beat Cubs 10-7

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday. Johnson hit a long drive to straightaway center field for a three-run shot in Atlanta's four-run third inning against Travis Wood (7-8). Johnson also went deep twice in the Braves' 11-6 victory at Wrigley Field on Saturday. Atlanta played without struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, who was suspended by the team for the final game before the All-Sta... More>>

Tide's Reed arrested for DUI

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Police say Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Tuscaloosa police say Reed was stopped early Sunday after hitting another car while both backed out of parking spots. Police say Reed drove a 2011 Dodge Charger toward the parking lot's exit before he was pulled over. A police department news release said the 21-year-old junior college transfer's blood alcohol level registered as .13 percent. The legal limit in Ala... More>>

Keselowski stays hot, wins New Hampshire's magic mile

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish. Keselowski followed up Saturday's Nationwide Series victory with his first Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire, dominating in the No. 2 Ford for his third victory of the season. After the last caution came with four laps left, Keselowski pulled away on the final restart to become the first driver to sweep the weekend in track history. He had the fas... More>>

Stars comeback on Lookouts, 5-4

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CHATTANOOGA, TN- (Lookouts.com)--The Chattanooga Lookouts(35-58)recovered from an early three-run deficit, but still ended up falling to the Huntsville Stars by a score of 5-4(48-43)in front of 4,689 fans on Christmas in July Night at the ball park. Huntsville got off to a great startagainst Lookouts' southpaw, Chris Reed. With two outs in thefirst inning and no one on base, Hainley Statia and Nick Ramirez hit back-to-back singles to put two runners on for Joey Paciorek. The left-fielder pro... More>>

Chatt FC snares Southeast title with 4-0 shutout of New Orleans

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CHATTANOOGA,TN- (WRCB)- Chattanooga FC stakes their claim to the 2014 NPSL Southeast division title with a convincing 4 nil shutout of the New Orleans Jesters Saturday night at Finley Stadium.Like Winter scored the evening's first goal with a beautiful header off a free kick by John Carrier just a dozen minutes into the match.Sias Reynke would add another a few minutes later for a 2 nil FC advantage at halftime. More incredible goalkeeping highlights by FC netminder Gre... More>>

Keselowski cruises Loudon

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Brad Keselowski dominated from the pole and cruised to the win in Saturday's Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski led 153 of the 200 laps in his second Nationwide win of the season. Keselowski also topped the speed chart during Sprint Cup practice to complete a perfect day for the Team Penske driver. He also won at Phoenix and hasn't finished worse than third in six races this season. Kyle Busch was second. He starts on the pole for Sunday's C... More>>

Braves belt Cubs 11-6

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CHICAGO (AP) - Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday. Johnson and Justin Upton each drove in four runs for the Braves. Johnson and Minor homered and Upton hit a three-run double as Atlanta scored six times in the fourth inning for a 9-3 lead. Minor (3-5) allowed six runs and 11 hits in six innings. He improved to 6-0 in his career against the Cubs. The Braves won for the second time... More>>

Lookouts Lose to Stars, 11-3

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CHATTANOOGA,TN--(Lookouts.com)--The Chattanooga Lookouts (35-57) gave up at least one run in each of the first six innings on their way to an 11-3 loss to the Huntsville Stars (56-36) on a Fireworks Friday at ATT Field. The Southern League North Division First Half Champions, the Huntsville Stars, got off to a fast start when Southern League All-Star, Nick Ramirez punched a home run to right field on 0-1 pitch. Huntsville increased their lead to three in the top of the second on a two-run si... More>>

Stars drop Lookouts 11-3

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)- The Huntsville Stars feasted on Chattanooga pitching en route to an 11-3 win Friday night at A,T T Field.The Stars scored at least a run in each of the first six innings.Game 3 of the 5 game series resumes tomorrow.The Lookouts are now 35-57 overall this season. More>>

Chatt F-C faces New Orleans for title

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CHATTANOOGA,TN (WRCB)- Chattanooga FC will face the New Orleans Jesters once again, but this time for the NPSL Southeast division title.FC beat Nashville FC handily Friday night at Finley by the final score of 6-1.The Jesters beat Atlanta SIlverbacks' reserves 4-1 in Friday's early game.Chattanooga FC and New Orleans split the regular season series, with both teams winning at home. More>>

Braves comeback not enough, Cubs win 5-4

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CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4. Arismendy Alcantara singled with two outs off Jordan Walden (0-1) and stole second. Ruggiano then got a hit that slipped past shortstop Andrelton Simmons to win it. More>>

Auburn QB busted for marijuana

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REYNOLDS, Ga. (AP) - Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has been cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana in Georgia. Reynolds Police Chief Lonnie Holder said he and another officer detected the odor of marijuana after pulling Marshall over at 12:45 p.m. Friday for a window tint violation. Holder says they found 8-10 grams of marijuana under the passenger-side visor. Because it was less than an ounce, they didn't arrest Marshall. The Tigers' quarterback was cited for violations of tw... More>>

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EPB and Comcast nearing deals with SEC Network

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The SEC Network first reached agreements with Dish Network, which has 14 million subscribers nationally, and AT&T U-verse, which has 4.5 million. ESPN announced this week that Cox Communications had come on board as well. More>>

A Three-Run Seventh Inning Propel Lookouts to 5-3 Win

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TheChattanooga Lookouts(35-56)scored three-runs in the seventh inning on their wayto a 5-3 win over the Huntsville Stars (55-36) in the first game of their five-game series. The pivotal seventh inning began when pinch-hitter Noel Cuevas hit a deep single to second base.Infielder Darnell Sweeney followed up Cuevas' at-batwith a single of his own to put runners on first and second. The next batter, Jeremy Hazelbaker, struck out, but Scott Schebler plated Cuevas with a RBI single to break the t... More>>

Braves avert Mets sweep, win 3-1

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NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and the Atlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep. The Braves snapped a four-game losing streak and ended the Mets' season-best, four-game winning run. New York hasn't swept a four-game set from Atlanta since July 1989. Harang (9-6) won his fourth straight start and fifth game in six outings, topping the Mets for the second time this season... More>>

Chattanooga 6-AA coaches talk football 2014

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CHATTANOOGA,TN-(WRCB)--It's time to talk Scenic City high school football.As there was a meet and greet of sorts Thursday afternoon at Finley Stadium by the head coaches of region 6, double a football programsFirst up, new Howard head coach Mark Teague, who was hired away from East Ridge.He was the Pioneer's Defensive Coordinator last year.Teague says one of his first orders of business was instilling the pride factor back into the Howard football team.The new ways go beyond just updated unif... More>>

Chattanooga FC playoff ready

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The Chattanooga Football Club is readying for the NPSL playoffs this Friday, as the league's top-seeded team.

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Braves lose fourth in a row

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NEW YORK (AP) -David Wright ignited a tie breaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.Gee (4-1) returned from two months on the disabled and pitched seven-plus dominant innings as the Mets won the first three of a four-game series against the Braves after being swept in Atla... More>>

Shafaat Named to CFPA Tight Ends Watch List

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CHATTANOOGA, TN - (GoMocs.com)--University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior tight end Faysal Shafaat was recently named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Tight End Watch List. Shafaat is the fourth Moc to earn a spot on one of CFPA’s Watch Lists entering the 2014 season. "Congratulations to Faysal Shafaat on earning a spot on the CFPA Watch List," said CFPA Executive Director Brad Smith. "Shafaat will be one of the top Southern Conference players to watch in 2014." Shafaat h... More>>

Chattanooga FC to host regional playoffs this weekend

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Fans of the “beautiful game” can keep things rolling as the NPSL Southeast Conference semifinals and finals take place Friday and Saturday at Finley Stadium. More>>

Lookouts break July ice, beat Suns 5-3

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JACKSONVILLE, FLA--(WRCB)-- The Chattanooga Lookouts survive an extra inning affair Sunday afternoon, beating the home standing Jacksonville Suns in ten innings by a final score of 5-3. It's Chattanooga's first win of the month and seventh since the Southern League's All-Star break. Chattanooga's Scott Schebler began the 10th inning with a double to center field.Daniel Mayora followed with a singles advancing Schebler to third base. The Suns' Jheyson Manzueta intentionally walked Chris O'Brie... More>>

Djokovic beats Federer at Wimbledon

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LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday. Djokovic wasted a 5-2 lead in the fourth set but held on for a 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 victory that returns the Serbian player to the No. 1 ranking. Djokovic had a match point at 5-4 in the fourth set, but Federer saved that with an ace and forced a fifth set. In the last set, Djokovic broke with the help of four mistakes by Federer ... More>>

Braves win streak ends at 9

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ATLANTA (AP) - Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves' nine-game winning streak. Miley (4-6) allowed one run on five hits and one walk in 6 2-3 innings. The left-hander was 0-3 in his previous nine starts and had not won since beating the White Sox on May 10. The win snapped his streak of five straight no-decisions. Atlanta starter Alex Wood (6-7) allowed two runs on only t... More>>

Almirola survives "big one" at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999. Almirola's unexpected win came on the same weekend Petty celebrated the 30th anniversary of his 200th win. Petty wasn't around for the festivities, having already left Daytona during one of the many delays. He didn't miss much considering steady rain put a slight damper... More>>

Chattanooga F-C women earn draw in Nashville

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NASHVILLE,TN (WRCB)- The Chattanooga FC women remain in first place of the WPSL, but despite their current perch their playoff seeding is still a mystery.The team could have secured first place in the Southeast division along with a top seed in next week's playoffs, but Nashville was able to hang on for a hard fought 1 all draw.Chattanooga FC coach Patrick Winecoff says the team lost it's chance of self-destiny after missing a penalty kick with only five minutes remaining.Tuesday, Nashville p... More>>

Rain delays Coke Zero 400

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Steady rain forced NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. The Coke Zero 400 will start at 11 a.m. Sunday. The race was supposed to start at 7:57 p.m. Saturday, but showers soaked the 2 1/2 mile superspeedway and forced officials to delay the green flag and eventually postpone the race. This is the fourth Cup race affected by rain this season and the second to be postponed a day. The Daytona 500 at Daytona was delayed more than six ... More>>

'Bama RB Kenyan Drake Arrested

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TUSCALOOSA,AL (NBCSports.com)--Imagine that; the “Days Without An Arrest” ticker set back to double zeroes shortly after the end of a holiday. Anyway, the latest college football player to reset the arrest clock is Alabama’s Kenyan Drake, who al.com reports was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with one count of obstructing government operations. What exactly led to that rather odd charge is unclear.Alabama officials have yet to publicly comment on Drake’s situation. In 2013, Drake ... More>>

Braves come from behind on Arizona for 9th straight win

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ATLANTA (AP) - Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday for their season-high ninth straight victory. Justin Upton added a two-run homer and a third RBI for the Braves, who have won 11 of 12 and are 11 games over .500 for the first time this season. Harang (8-6) has a 3.00 ERA over his last three starts after allowing nine hits and four runs with one walk and one strikeout in eight inning... More>>

UTC Coaches "take one" for St. Jude

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB)-- UTC Head Football and Basketball Coaches Russ Huesman and Will Wade took to the tank for a good cause on the Fourth of July. Friday afternoon, we caught up with both at Downtown Chattanooga's Universal Joint..They were celebrity targets on behalf of the St.. Jude Children's Hospital fundraiser.."You know it's a great cause and to be able to help in any way we can, that's so important," said Huesman"I learned more about St. Jude and everything, it does not only for the... More>>

Braves win 8th straight, down Arizona 5-2

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ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second straight start, and the Atlanta Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. The Braves (48-38) have won 10 of 11 to move 10 games over .500 for the first time since April 29. They lead the NL East by 1½ games. Santana (7-5) gave up six hits and two runs with one walk and six strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings. Arizona began the night tied with Hous... More>>

Chatt F-C secures first place with win

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CHATTANOOGA, TN- (WRCB)- Chattanooga FC's Niall McCabe scored two first half goals to power his team to a 5-1 win over the Rocket City United of Huntsville Friday night at Finley Stadium. With the win, FC locks up first place in the NPSL Southeast division, earning a first seed in next week's playoffs to be played at Finley. More>>

Pat Summitt's new deal

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pat Summitt will remain the Tennessee women's basketball head coach emeritus next season and can continue holding the position as long as she wants it. That's according to a new contract signed in May and obtained Thursday night through a public records request. It states that Summitt will have the title head coach emeritus "in perpetuity, or until she chooses to relinquish it." Summitt has served as head coach emeritus since ending her 38-season tenure as the Lady Vol... More>>

Suns drop Lookouts 3-0

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JACKSONVILLE, FL- (WRCB)- The Chattanooga Lookouts lost to the Jacksonville Suns Friday night 3-0. Despite outhitting the homestanding Suns 7-3, Jacksonville was able to capitalize with timely hits and two Chattanooga errors. Lookouts' starting pitcher Nick Struck suffered his fifth loss on the season. Chattanooga wraps up the series Tuesday in Jacksonville before returning home Thursday for Huntsville.The Lookouts are now 6-10 in the second half of the Southern League's 2014 ... More>>

Lookouts Drop Final Meeting With Blue Wahoos, 3-1

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CHATTANOOGA, TN- (Lookouts.com)--The final meeting between the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (4-6) and the Chattanooga Lookouts (5-5) for the 2014 season,ended with the Blue Wahoos taking a late lead to win the game by a 3-1 margin. The contest started out as a very tight matchup between two starting pitchers who were on the top of their game. Raydel Sanchez did his part well, getting through six innings while only allowing the Blue Wahoos to score just one run, which came on a two-out single by Kyle... More>>

Jason Greer training for Ironman while raising funds for childhood cancer research Video included

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Scenic City fireman Jason Greer signed up to race the Chattanooga Ironman nine months ago. There was one problem, and he'd be the first to tell you. At the time, running one lousy mile would take all he had but he had motivation to train.   More>>

Pig Howard: Ready for Saturdays

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ELIZABETHTON,TN (WRCB)--Tennessee Vols rising Junior receiver Pig Howard Says he'll be "in play" this coming football season.Howard, who sat out spring practice for undisclosed reasons, said Saturday at Jason Witten's 12th annual sports camp in Elizabethton, Tennessee, addressed his status with "team 118".." You're gonna see me on the field in the fall,we're doing everything right, the chemistry is the same if not better with the team and I mean everything is heading in the right direction," ... More>>

Braves Sweep Phils, first in 50 years

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years. Gerald Laird had two hits with a double and RBI for the Braves, who won for the sixth time in seven games. It was the Braves' first four-game sweep in Philadelphia since Sept. 24-27, 1964. Marlon Byrd hit a pair of solo home runs for the slumping Phillies, who have lost eight of 10 to drop to 10... More>>

Keselowski wins Kentucky, again

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SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Brad Keselowski dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become Kentucky Speedway's first repeat winner. The Penske Racing driver and 2012 race winner followed his record-breaking pole effort to lead 199 of 267 laps and earn his second victory this season and 12th of his career. Keselowski won from the pole for the first time, pulling away after chasing down and passing leader Kyle Busch on Lap 248. Busch was second, followed by Ryan Newman, Matt Kense... More>>

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  • Hall of Fame welcomes 3 Brave greats

    Hall of Fame welcomes 3 Brave greats

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:45:06 GMT
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    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The Baseball Hall of Fame has added six new members who have taken their place among the greats of the game. It was a big day for the Atlanta Braves, who saw former pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine enshrined along with longtime manager Bobby Cox. Those three were part of a dominating Braves era that saw the team win 14 straight division titles. Maddux and Glavine are 300-game winners and Cox is fourth on the all-time victory list. No. 3 on that list is Tony LaRuss...More
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The Baseball Hall of Fame has added six new members who have taken their place among the greats of the game. It was a big day for the Atlanta Braves, who saw former pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine enshrined along with longtime manager Bobby Cox. Those three were part of a dominating Braves era that saw the team win 14 straight division titles. Maddux and Glavine are 300-game winners and Cox is fourth on the all-time victory list. No. 3 on that list is Tony LaRuss...More
  • Braves slug Padres 8-3

    Braves slug Padres 8-3

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:28:08 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday. The Braves trailed 1-0 before roughing up Stults (3-13). Back-to-back doubles by Gerald Laird and Andrelton Simmons started the inning. Tommy La Stella hit an RBI single that skipped between Stults' legs, Johnson had a two-run double before Doumit followed with a two-run single. Yangervis Solarte led off the third with hi...More
    ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday. The Braves trailed 1-0 before roughing up Stults (3-13). Back-to-back doubles by Gerald Laird and Andrelton Simmons started the inning. Tommy La Stella hit an RBI single that skipped between Stults' legs, Johnson had a two-run double before Doumit followed with a two-run single. Yangervis Solarte led off the third with hi...More
  • Teheran, Kimbrel pace Braves to 5-3 win over San Diego

    Teheran, Kimbrel pace Braves to 5-3 win over San Diego

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:00:26 GMT
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    ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night. Tommy La Stella also had three hits and Chris Johnson drove in two runs as the Braves moved to within 1 1/2 games of NL East-leading Washington, which lost 1-0 to Cincinnati. Teheran (10-6) allowed three runs on nine hits and no walks in six innings. He had five strikeouts...More
    ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night. Tommy La Stella also had three hits and Chris Johnson drove in two runs as the Braves moved to within 1 1/2 games of NL East-leading Washington, which lost 1-0 to Cincinnati. Teheran (10-6) allowed three runs on nine hits and no walks in six innings. He had five strikeouts...More
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  • WWE Network hits 700K subscriber mark in 5 months

    WWE Network hits 700K subscriber mark in 5 months

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:56:47 GMT
    By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer WWE is set to make its video vault of classic matches on its video-streamed network available around the globe.More
    By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer WWE is set to make its video vault of classic matches on its video-streamed network available around the globe.More
  • Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion

    Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:19:49 GMT
    A German amputee long jumper says he will not contest the decision to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships.More
    A German amputee long jumper will not contest the decision by his national federation to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships.More
  • Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

    Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:09:41 GMT
    The Australian team says weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been stripped of his Commonwealth Games accreditation after being arrested over an alleged assault in the athletes' village in Glasgow.More
    Australia's Commonwealth Games team was reeling Thursday after an alleged assault by one of its medalists and a rift within the track and field squad - just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition...More
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  • FLW Set to Return to Chickamauga Lake in 2015

    FLW Set to Return to Chickamauga Lake in 2015

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:44:25 GMT
    It’s official; during a press conference held at ICAST, the fishing industry’s largest annual trade show, FLW announced the locations of its 2015 Walmart FLW Tour stops in front of anglers, fans and industry media...More
    It’s official; during a press conference held at ICAST, the fishing industry’s largest annual trade show, FLW announced the locations of its 2015 Walmart FLW Tour stops in front of anglers, fans and industry media...More
  • Lewis and Kite Win DJ’s Marine Electronics C.B.A. Night Bass Tournament

    Lewis and Kite Win DJ’s Marine Electronics C.B.A. Night Bass Tournament

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:06:58 GMT
    The team of Daniel Lewis and Steve Kite edged out the field of 54 boats catching a 5 bass limit weighing 27.27 pounds to win first place and $2,000.00 in the DJ’s Marine Electronics Open CBA, July Night Bass Tournament...More
    The team of Daniel Lewis and Steve Kite edged out the field of 54 boats catching a 5 bass limit weighing 27.27 pounds to win first place and $2,000.00 in the DJ’s Marine Electronics Open CBA, July Night Bass Tournament...More
  • Dyer Wins Kayak Bass Tournament on Chickamauga Lake

    Dyer Wins Kayak Bass Tournament on Chickamauga Lake

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:56:28 GMT
    The Chattanooga Bass Yakkers held their tenth tournament of the season Saturday out of Ware Branch boat ramp on Chickamauga Lake.The water couldn't have been calmer and the weather couldn't have been better for the anglers that showed up to compete for cash and prizes...More
    The Chattanooga Bass Yakkers held their tenth tournament of the season Saturday out of Ware Branch boat ramp on Chickamauga Lake.The water couldn't have been calmer and the weather couldn't have been better for the anglers that showed up to compete for cash and prizes...More
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