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U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended for six months after comments she made following the U.S. - Sweden match at the Rio Olympics. AP photo U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended for six months after comments she made following the U.S. - Sweden match at the Rio Olympics. AP photo

Hope Solo suspended from USWNT for 6 months, contract terminated

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With the six-month layoff, Solo will be eligible to return to the team in February of 2017.

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Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months

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U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct "counter to the organization's principles."    

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From Red Bank to UTC All-American: Keionta Davis gets nostalgic before senior season Video included

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 UTC's Keionta Davis is an All-American, three-time SoCon champion, and the anchor to one of the best D-line's in FCS football.

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Football Practice Report: Smart Provides Updates After Wednesday Session

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The Georgia football team resumed workouts for the 2016 season opener with a two-hour practice Wednesday at the Club Sports Complex on Milledge Avenue. 

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Vote now for the FNF Game of the week!

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It's football season, and the Channel 3 FNF3 team wants to hear from fans of our great high school football teams. 

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Heritage at Ringgold wins #FNF3 Game of the Week Vote

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They've won this honor before, for good reason, and they've won it again. Ringgold hosting Heritage is our Friday Night Football Game of the week for Friday Aug. 26.

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Brewers hit 3 HRs to back Garza, beat Braves 11-3

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Matt Garza won his third straight start and the Milwaukee Brewers backed him with three home runs Thursday in an 11-3 win over the Atlanta Braves.   

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National "experts" name Tennessee Vols the most overrated SEC team

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Two days after the Tennessee Vols were named a top-10 team in the AP Preseason Top-25, a trio of CBS Sports writers are calling the Vols the most overrated team in the SEC.

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Goodlettsville team fighting to stay alive in Little League World Series Video included

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On Tuesday, Goodlettsville will be playing the West Region champion out of California. The game begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Fan Cam - East Hamilton, Aug. 19 Video included

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The Fan Cam found the fans of the week at East Hamilton as they hosted Signal Mountain High School.

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UPDATE: Speedo USA, Ralph Lauren drop Lochte after Rio incident

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Speedo is the first major company to drop its sponsorship of swimmer Ryan Lochte.

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Preparations begin for Battle at Bristol football game

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They're already one day behind due to rain postponing the Sprint Cup race from Saturday to Sunday

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Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed NASCAR race at Bristol

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Kevin Harvick wasn't worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway. More>>

Peterson's homer in the 10th sends Braves past Nationals

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Jace Peterson hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning off Shawn Kelley, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.     

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Biscuits defeat Lookouts 2-0 in game five of series Video included

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 The Chattanooga Lookouts only gave up two runs on 11 hits, but fell to the Montgomery Biscuits, 2-0 Sunday. 

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Vols rank #9 in AP Preseason Poll Video included

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Tennessee is ranked at No. 9 in the Preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll, which was released on Sunday. 

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Alabama keeps rolling: Tide is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25 Video included

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In a way, the 2016 season will pick up where 2015 left off: Alabama is No. 1 and Clemson is 2. The defending national champion Crimson Tide is the No. 1 team in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the fifth time overall and third time under coach Nick Saban. 

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Bulldogs Return to Sanford Stadium for Scrimmage No. 2 Video included

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 The Georgia Bulldogs returned to Sanford Stadium on Saturday for the second scrimmage of fall camp. 

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Eades Leads Lookouts to 3-1 Win

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For the second straight night, the starting pitching was the story for the home team. 

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Zimmerman's return sparks Nationals' 11-9 win over Braves

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ATLANTA (AP) - Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to take control before holding on for an 11-9 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.      Daniel Murphy and Trea Turner hit homers in Washington's big fourth inning against Tyrell Jenkins (2-4). The Nationals trailed 3-1 before setting a season high for runs in an inning and taking a 9-3 lead.    ... More>>

Tennessee permitted to hire new AD before Hart's exit date

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The terms of Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart's retirement allow the school to hire his replacement before his scheduled June 30 exit date. 

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Newton leads 2 scoring drives as Panthers beat Titans 26-16

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 Cam Newton threw for 162 yards and led scoring drives on two of his four series Saturday and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Tennessee Titans 26-16 in a preseason game.     

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Bills defensive tackle Dareus to enter rehab facility

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Buffalo Bills star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus says he will enter a rehabilitation facility after violating the NFL's substance abuse policy for a second consecutive season. More>>

UGA swimmer Gunnar Bentz's full statement on Rio incident involving Ryan Lochte

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The following is a statement from Gunnar Bentz on the incident he was a part of in Rio de Janeiro

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Mocs End Camp With Saturday Morning Scrimmage

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team capped off its 2016 training camp with a two-hour scrimmage at Finley Stadium on Saturday morning.  

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House divided for the Johnson family in the McMinn rivalry game Video included

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House divided for the Johnson family in the McMinn rivalry game.

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US beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

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Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics. More>>

Xentih football helmets recalled due to head injury hazard

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Officials stated the shells of the helmets can crack, posing a risk of head injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

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The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender... More>>

Bradley Central beats Walker Valley 40-28 in Thursday night season opener Video included

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In the first high school football game of the season, both the Bradley Central Bears and the Walker Valley Mustangs came out firing Thursday night for their favorite county rivalry game. 

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SOURCE: UTC AD Blackburn "should be" on Vols short list to replace Dave Hart Video included

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletic Director David Blackburn. John Rawlston/Times Free Press University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletic Director David Blackburn. John Rawlston/Times Free Press
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The same source also says David Blackburn "would have the support of UTC boosters" to interview for Tennessee's Athletic Director job.

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Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart announces retirement Video included

Athletic director Dave Hart answers questions during a press conference at University of Tennessee's Ray & Lucy Hand Digital Studio in Knoxville on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL) Athletic director Dave Hart answers questions during a press conference at University of Tennessee's Ray & Lucy Hand Digital Studio in Knoxville on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)
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Earlier this month, Hart, 67, told the Associated Press that he had no interest in stepping down soon.

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Officer who called Tennessee's Butch Jones loses assignment

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A Knoxville police officer who called Tennessee football coach Butch Jones during a rape investigation involving his players will no longer serve as the police department's liaison to the football team.

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Braves to call up top prospect Swanson, deal Aybar to Tigers

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Braves shortstop Erick Aybar has been traded to the Detroit Tigers, clearing a path for Atlanta to call up top prospect Dansby Swanson.

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Titans trade wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to Eagles

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The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to the Philadelphia Eagles for offensive lineman Dennis Kelly. 

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Alex Rodriguez says he won't play for any team this season

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Alex Rodriguez says he won't play again this season. More>>

Vols earn verbal from major instate RB Ty Chandler

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We've seen Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville) running back Ty Chandler carve up fields first hand on Friday's and if his word holds true, you could watch him do so inside Neyland Stadium soon enough. Chandler a senior at MBA in Nashville committed to Tennessee on Monday for the class of 2017.

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Designer unveils 9/11 cleats for Titans' Avery Williamson

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A custom footwear designer says he has given a pair of Nike cleats a patriotic look for Titans linebacker Avery Williamson to wear during Tennessee's opener on Sept. 11. 

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Bolt shines bright, wins another gold in Olympic 100

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Usain Bolt sauntered onto the track, stretched out his arms and waved his hands, signaling for more applause. More>>

Michael Phelps gets another gold, but says it is the last

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Standing atop the medal podium for the 23rd time, Michael Phelps teared up, bit his lip and gave a little nod. More>>

Vols shine at UT Media Day

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Team 120 greeted local, regional and national media on Friday at Neyland Stadium as the Vols took part in 2016 Tennessee Football Media Day. 

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Stormy finale: A-Rod doubles, plays 3rd, exits with win

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Alex Rodriguez returned to the infield, hugged a reception line of teammates and was handed the final ball from his final game with the New York Yankees. He walked to the area behind third base, leaned down and grabbed a... More>>

Inside look into Olympic fencing with Baylor's national champion coach Video included

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Kristin Vines has been fencing for over thirty years, and as a result, has been a part of four veteran world championship teams, all while heading up the Baylor School fencing program. 

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A stunner in Rio: Phelps beaten by 21-year-old in 100 fly

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Michael Phelps is used to being in a league of his own. More>>

Gosselin Runs Away with Tennessee Amateur Triumph

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Chattanooga Mocs senior Wes Gosselin started the final round with an 11-shot lead at the 101st Tennessee State Amateur. 

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Mocs Wrap Up First Two-A-Day at Finley Stadium Video included

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The Chattanooga Mocs are just over a week into camp and took the field for their first two-a-day on Thursday.  

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FNF jamborees on tap this weekend

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Friday Night Football gets started this weekend with two jamborees that give the teams and the fans a taste of the upcoming football season.

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Michael Phelps takes down 2168 year old Olympics record

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Phelps, 31, pulled it off four years faster than his ancient rival, but, to be fair, he never had to wear armor in the pool.

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The duel in the pool: Phelps and Lochte duke it out at Olympics for the last time

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte go head to head in the 200-meter individual medley on Thursday, Aug. 11. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte go head to head in the 200-meter individual medley on Thursday, Aug. 11.
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Phelps and Lochte have each medaled in the 200 IM in the last three Olympics.

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Signal Mountain woman heads to Rio for first-ever Paralympics triathlon Video included

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Baker is making history. She'll debut a new Paralympic sport: the triathlon. She's one of 10 representing Team USA in Rio.

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Katie Ledecky wins 3rd gold medal with dominating relay swim

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Katie Ledecky was the fastest swimmer in the pool, and she brought her American teammates along for the ride. More>>

Bills rookie LB Ragland needs knee surgery, may miss season

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Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland needs surgery to repair a torn left knee ligament and may miss the season. 

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Former UTC All-American QB Jacob Huesman hired as Baylor School football assistant

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Baylor School in Chattanooga hired former UTC All-American Quarterback Jacob Huesman. 

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Former UT swimmer qualifies for women's 200m breaststroke semifinal

Former University of Tennessee and U.S. swimmer Molly Hannis. AP photo Former University of Tennessee and U.S. swimmer Molly Hannis. AP photo
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Hannis, 24, won 14-All American certificates swimming at UT from 2012-2015.

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UT director of football operations placed on paid administrative leave

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Tennessee director of football operations Chris Spognardi has been placed on paid administrative leave. 

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Single-game tickets to five Tennessee home games go on sale

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 Single-game tickets to five University of Tennessee home football games at Neyland Stadium went on sale Tuesday.

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AD Mike Bobinski leaving Georgia Tech for Purdue

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Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski has accepted the same position at Purdue. Bobinski's decision was announced Tuesday by Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson, who said Bobinski will begin his work at Purdue this month. 

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Praters Flooring makes basketball court to be played on in Rio Video included

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The court in Rio comes from Chattanooga. That sound is unmistakable -- fresh rubber soles on a fresh hardwood basketball court. However the court we're talking about isn't just any basketball court -- it's the court team USA plans to win Olympic gold on in Rio. 

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Baylor swimmers compete at Olympic trials Video included

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Baylor Swimming Coach, Dan Flack was hired a decade ago. his goal  was to take the Red Raiders from the local swimming scene to the international scene. Proof enough is the 6 with Baylor ties that swam in Olympic trials and the one that is Rio bound.

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QB Schaub gives Falcons 'cool' backup to starter Ryan

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Matt Schaub's cool presence in the huddle has the Falcons believing the offense can keep moving should starting quarterback Matt Ryan's long string of consecutive starts end this season. 

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Mocs ranked 6th in Major FCS Preseason Poll Video included

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UTC checks in at No. 6 in the STATS FCS Poll and No. 7 in the FCS Coaches Poll.  These are the two rankings officially recognized by the NCAA. 

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Mocs practice in full pads Sunday as offense starts to expand Video included

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The UTC football team was up bright and early Sunday morning for their first full pads practice of preseason. 

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Coach Kirby Smart: "Too early to tell anything" on quarterback race Video included

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Since the start of the spring season, University of Georgia has had three quarterbacks in the running for the Bulldogs starting spot. 

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Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen

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Carl Edwards, who won the pole at Watkins Glen International, has become somewhat of a master at qualifying on NASCAR's two Sprint Cup road courses.

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Local, regional athletes to watch during Olympic games in Rio

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Here is a list of local and regional athletes to watch for during the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, Brazil.

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Hardwick Clothes in Cleveland clothing NBC crews in Rio Video included

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In June Hardwick Clothes in Cleveland, TN celebrated its 136-year anniversary. They are the oldest clothing manufacturer in the United States. That is just part of the reason NBC wanted Hardwick Clothes at the Rio Olympics on display for all the world to see.

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The Rock left untouched after Summitt's death

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Miller is known for her paintings on The Rock each Saturday in the fall, but this mural of Pat Summitt will be the one she will be remembered for painting on campus.

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Silverdale is DII bound moving from public to private

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 Following on the heels of winning athletic seasons in TSSAA Division I, Silverdale has committed to move to Division II beginning in 2016-2017.

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McCallie grad to swim in Rio Olympics Video included

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McCallie School grad Sean Ryan is on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team. He qualified for the Men's 10k Marathon -- a grueling two-hour swim in the ocean.

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High school athletes brave the heat for summer practice Video included

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Local high school football players are gearing up and heading back to the gridiron as temperatures continue to rise in the Tennessee Valley. 

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Titans sign Tim Shaw to 1-day contract as he fights ALS

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The Tennessee Titans have signed Tim Shaw to a one-day contract as the former NFL linebacker continues his battle against Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as ALS. 

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Atlanta signs Pro Bowler DE Dwight Freeney

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Atlanta has agreed to terms with seven-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney. The pass rusher has amassed 119.5 sacks in his NFL career and will help bolster the Falcons’ defensive line

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An all-time first for venerable AP Top 25

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College Football Writer The Associated Press has been ranking the best teams in college football for the last 80 seasons. 

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Concussion symptoms stemmed from Michigan; ‘This is scary for me’

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Earnhardt underwent myriad tests to rule out other possible afflictions such as Lyme disease and an inner-ear problem.

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Georgia opens camp, looking for leaders Video included

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New Georgia football coach Kirby Smart has been wearing a whistle for a long time, so on one hand the start of practice for another season is nothing new. 

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Vols kick off first practice of fall camp Video included

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 Tennessee head coach Butch Jones kicked off fall camp on Monday with a press conference at the Ray & Lucy Hand Digital Studio. 

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Four UTC Football players named STATS Preseason All-Americans

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Four members of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team made the STATS Preseason All-American team released today.  Seniors Derrick Craine, Keionta Davis, Nakevion Leslie and Corey Levin were all a part of the first official preseason All-American squad.

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Vols safety to wear No. 24 in honor of Zaevion Dobson

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In a press conference Monday morning, UT Football head coach Butch Jones confirmed that Knoxville native, Todd Kelly Jr., will wear No. 24 this season to honor Zaevion Dobson.  

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Former UTC basketball star Duke Ethridge dismissed after on-campus arrest Video included

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Former UTC Basketball player Anthony "Duke" Ethridge was arrested on campus on Sunday and is facing seven charges. 

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U.S. women's soccer easily beats Costa Rica in final match before Olympics

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The U.S. women's soccer team faced off against Costa Rica in its last match before heading to Rio for this summer's Olympics. 

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Aly Raisman, Chris Brooks named captains of U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams

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Aly Raisman will serve as the captain of the U.S. women's gymnastics team for the second straight Olympics, while Chris Brooks will lead the men's team in his Olympic debut.

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Who will be the first U.S. gold medalist in Rio?

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If the U.S. does not earn gold on Aug. 6, it will snap a streak of 20 straight days that it has made the top of a Summer Olympic podium dating to the 2008 Beijing Games.

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Braves top Phillies 2-1, splitting the series

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Jeff Francoeur hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning Sunday, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1.

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Ex-Moc Jaeger wins Web.com Tour event in record fashion

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Chattanooga Mocs alum Stephan Jaeger '12 completed a record-shattering weekend winning the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae. It's his first win on the Web.com Tour.

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Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta to be imploded next year

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The Georgia Dome in Atlanta is moving ever closer to the stadium graveyard, though demolition experts have yet to decide exactly how it will meet its demise.

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Braves acquire Matt Kemp, ship Hector Olivera to San Diego

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The Atlanta Braves have acquired pricey slugger Matt Kemp and cash considerations from San Diego for troubled outfielder Hector Olivera. 

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Chattanooga FC upset by Sonoma in NPSL Semifinal 2-1 Video included

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Chattanooga FC lost in the NPSL Semifinals to Sonoma County FC 2-1. Sonoma's two goals came in the final 15 minutes of play

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Roster renovations continue even as Titans report for camp

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The renovations Tennessee started this offseason with a new general manager are making quite the impression, and the Titans proved Friday they're nowhere near finished as players reported for training camp. 

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CFC plays in national semifinal tonight at Finley Stadium Video included

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The Chattanooga Football Club's national quarterfinal match against Miami United was nothing short of thrilling Saturday night. 

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Tigers head coach Malone changing the culture of Whitwell football Video included

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The Whitwell Tigers have had three head coaches in the last four seasons, making it difficult in the past for teams to win on a consistent basis. 

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Ooltewah HS looks forward with new coaches

Theanthony Haymon (left) and Jay Williams. Theanthony Haymon (left) and Jay Williams.
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Ooltewah High School hopes to move forward from the 2015 sexual assault. 

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Coach Mariakis says Chargers are "young, but hungry" Video included

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Chattanooga Christian School will have only six seniors take the field this fall, making for a relatively young 2016 Chargers squad.

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Pat Summitt's sprawling home offered for $1.225M

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The sprawling home where the late legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt lived and entertained is listed for sale at $1.225 million. The house sits on a private cul de sac at 3720 River Trace Lane off Alcoa Highway in Blount County. 

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Predators sign forward Jarnkrok to a six-year contract

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Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Tuesday that the club has signed forward Calle Jarnkrok to a six-year, $12 million contract. 

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Predators sign defenseman Petter Granberg to two-year deal

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The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent defenseman Petter Granberg to a two-year contract. 

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Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

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Roger Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. 

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Grundy Co. coach suspended; investigation pending

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A Grundy County teacher and coach has been suspended pending an investigation into an altercation between two students. 

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Falcons release return specialist Devin Hester before camp

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The Atlanta Falcons have released star return specialist Devin Hester before the opening of training camp.

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Lady Volunteers release 2016-17 nonconference schedule

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Tennessee's 2016-17 women's basketball nonconference schedule features home games with Baylor, Stanford and Notre Dame plus a trip to Texas. 

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UT implements new bag policy for all athletic venues Video included

Tennessee fans cheer during "Third Down For What?" during the first half against Utah State at Neyland Stadium. Photo by Adam Lau/News Sentinel Tennessee fans cheer during "Third Down For What?" during the first half against Utah State at Neyland Stadium. Photo by Adam Lau/News Sentinel
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In order to enhance safety and expedite fan entry at Tennessee athletic events, beginning in August 2016, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is implementing new safety policies for fans bringing bags into all athletic venues, including Neyland Stadium.

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Michael Jordan: ‘I can no longer stay silent’ on racial issues

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Michael Jordan might have never said “Republicans buy sneakers, too.” But that quote has defined him politically. Whether the perception has been fair or not, he’s clearly trying to change it. 

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NFL exonerates Peyton Manning after PED investigation Video included

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When Al Jazeera linked multiple NFL players to PED use last December, the report resonated nationally for one of them. And that player has become the first one to be cleared.

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U.S. romps over Argentina in first Olympic exhibition

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New team. Same old result. Full of new star power, the U.S. men's basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina. 

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CFC hosts Miami in national quarterfinals on Saturday Video included

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The undefeated Chattanooga FC soccer team hosts Miami United in a national quarterfinal match Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Finley Stadium. The club is hoping 10,000 fans will be there cheering the home team, which would be the club's second largest crowd in history.

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NBA moves All-Star Game out of Charlotte, citing LGBT law

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke during a June 2015 news conference to announce Charlotte, N.C., as the site of the 2017 NBA All-Star basketball game. The NBA today announced it is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte. AP photo NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spoke during a June 2015 news conference to announce Charlotte, N.C., as the site of the 2017 NBA All-Star basketball game. The NBA today announced it is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte. AP photo
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The league had expressed its opposition to the law known as HB2 since it was enacted in March.

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Jeff Gordon to drive No. 88 car for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Indianapolis, Pocono

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Earnhardt is out because of concussion-like symptoms.

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Central's Cortney Braswell set for challenge of turning program around Video included

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Five head coaches in six seasons. "It's not an ideal situation," said first year Central Head Coach Cortney Braswell, but he added, "I wanted the hard job."

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Michigan's Jim Harbaugh kicks off rap career with rapper Baily, "Who's Got it Better Than Us?"

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Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh took some time away from his satellite camp battle with Nick Saban and the rest of the SEC to star in a rap video. 

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The First Tee's Jeremy Kimbrough signs with Kentucky State to golf Video included

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(The First Tee Chattanooga) –  Jeremy graduated from East Hamilton High School in May of this year and has accepted an offer letter to attend Kentucky State University (KSU) and play on their men’s Division II golf team, The KSU Thorobreds, for Athletic Director & Golf Coach – Dr. William Head. He will also be playing in the KSU Marching Band under the direction of Mr. Alvin Level. Jeremy applied for and has been accepted into the STEM (Science, Technology,... More>>

Alabama suspends Taylor indefinitely following DUI arrest

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Alabama coach Nick Saban has suspended guard Alphonse Taylor indefinitely from the team. Saban announced the decision Monday, a day after Taylor was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. 

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NASCAR experimenting with additional timing loops on pit road

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NASCAR hopes to implement the expanded system soon.

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Saban and TIde roll through SEC Media Days

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Alabama head football coach Nick Sabanalong with O.J. Howard, Jonathan Allen and Eddie Jacksontraveled to Hoover, Ala., Wednesday morning to take part in the Southeastern Conference's annual preseason media event. 

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Wrestler who once lived out of his truck now headed to Rio Olympics

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In 2013, Daniel Dennis gave up the sport he loved, left his home and headed west with nothing but a pick-up truck and a motorcycle. Now he's an Olympic athlete.

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Fans gather for Pat Summitt's Celebration of Life

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A public ceremony to celebrate legendary Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt packed Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

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Local sports bars honor Pat Summitt

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It wasn't what you'd typically see on a sports bar's big screens. Buffalo Wild Wings in downtown Chattanooga changed the channel to honor Coach Pat Summitt.

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UPDATE: Huge crowd shows up for Bass Pro Shops grand opening

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Bass Pro Shops in East Ridge celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday night, and people came out in droves to get a look inside the 84,000-square-foot facility.

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CFP willing to consider moving semifinals off New Year's Eve

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The College Football Playoff will consider moving future semifinals off New Year's Eve if it can help increase viewership.   

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Isaiah Crowell to donate first game check of season to police charity

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Browns running back Isaiah Crowell has already apologized, and has already been told that wasn’t enough. 

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Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court

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Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected Wednesday by an appeals court. 

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Vols roll into SEC Media Days with lofty expectations

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The whirlwind of Southeastern Conference Media Days had Tennessee in its grip on Tuesday with Butch Jones,Joshua Dobbs, Jalen Reeves-Maybin and Cameron Sutton answering questions from media from around the country at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel.

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Smart and Dawgs finish SEC Media Days car wash

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Jeb Balzevich's red bow-tie with Georgia "G"s all over it was tied perfectly. Looking dapper and also wearing a big smile, the Georgia junior tight end was very much in his element Tuesday morning during the second day of SEC Media Days. 
 

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Zaevion Dobson's family prepares for 2016 ESPY awards

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Days before ESPN honors Zaevion Dobson with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2016 ESPY awards, the Dobson family is preparing for an emotional trip.

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Braves prospect selected to play in All-Star Futures game

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Dansby Swanson will have an opportunity to interact and compete with some of baseball's other elite prospects during this year's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. 

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CFC wins 2016 Conference Championship

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Over four-thousand fans watched Saturday night as the CFC took down Memphis City 2-1, winning the 2016 Southeast Conference title.  

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CFC fights off Force 5-0 to play in conference championship

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It was no surprise Friday night that the CFC laid the hammer down on the Knoxville Force, 5-0 in the first round of playoffs. 

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Local UT fan writes "Through Orange Colored Glasses"

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Dayton native, Bob Arnold, puts pens to paper and shares in his book over 50 seasons worth of UT Football memories, "Through Orange Colored Glasses."

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Video shows Lakers' Nick Young holding firework that bursts

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TMZ Sports has posted a Snapchat video of Young holding up a firework in his hand as it explodes. TMZ says the video was taken at a Fourth of July party, and Young wasn't injured. 

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Former Vanderbilt football player to be sentenced in rape

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A former Vanderbilt University football player convicted of encouraging his teammates to rape an unconscious woman in 2013 is facing a minimum of 15 years in prison when he is sentenced in September.

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UPDATE: Remembering Gary Haskew, WGOW SportTalk's "Dr. B" dies at 74

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Gary Haskew, known to Tennessee Valley sports fans as "Dr. B" on the long-running WGOW 102.3 afternoon show "Sport Talk" has died at the age of 74.  

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Tennessee settles Title IX lawsuit for $2.48 million

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Tennessee is paying $2.48 million to settle a lawsuit filed by eight unidentified women who said the school had violated Title IX regulations and created a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference toward assaults by athletes.

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5-star DE commits to Georgia in workout video

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Kirby Smart landed his first 5-star recruit of the 2017 class. 

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Tennessee begins Fantasy Sports Licensing

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Fantasy game operators are required to register with the state, but players of the games are not.

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UGA's Sony Michel suffers broken arm, full recovery expected

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Sony Michel, University of Georgia junior running back from Plantation, Fla., fractured his left forearm in an accident Sunday evening. 

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Kevin Durant announces he will join Golden State Warriors

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Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join the Golden State Warriors to play alongside Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. 

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Current and former Vols shine on Day 2 of U.S. trials

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Tennessee stars Christian Coleman and Jake Blankenship shined, VFL Tianna Bartoletta made Team USA in the women's long jump and several VFLs advanced on Saturday's Day 2 of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field. 

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CFC wins 3-0 over New Orleans in final home game before playoffs

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Chattanooga shutout New Orleans 3-0 Saturday night, making it clear they are not close to being done yet.  

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Grizzlies agree to deal with Chandler Parsons

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Several sources are reporting Chandler Parsons has agreed to a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies.

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Predators sign defensemen Yannick Weber, Matt Irwin

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The Nashville Predators have signed defensemen Yannick Weber and Matt Irwin to one-year contracts. Weber's deal is worth $575,000.

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Mike Conley, Grizzlies agree to biggest deal in NBA history

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Multiple reports confirm guard Mike Conley and the Memphis Grizzlies have reached a deal.

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Lookouts continue 4th of July post-game fireworks tradition

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The Chattanooga Lookouts return home to AT&T Field Monday, just in time for their annual 4th of July celebration and fireworks show. 

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Paul Shahen sits down with Notre Dame grad and Arizona State All-American Kareem Orr

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While on a quick visit home during the summer, Notre Dame High School grad and Arizona State defensive back, Kareem Orr, stopped by the Channel 3 studio to talk about his outstanding freshman season with the Sun Devils. 

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Knoxville gathers to remember Pat at the Summitt Statue

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Tuesday was a special day in Knoxville, as the Pat Summitt Statue turned into the Pat Summitt memorial. 

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Appreciation: Pat Summitt used the sport to empower women

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Summitt worked to make it impossible to ignore her team or the women's game.

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Fans, Players, and Coaches react to Pat Summitt's death

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People from all over the Tennessee Valley, the country, and the world have expressed their reaction and condolences from the passing of former Vols Women's Basketball coach, Pat Summitt.  

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Pat Summitt: A look back at her life and career

Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt smiles after confetti was poured on her by members of the Lady Vols after earning her 1,000th win in a game against Georgia in 2009. (Saul Young/News Sentinel) Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt smiles after confetti was poured on her by members of the Lady Vols after earning her 1,000th win in a game against Georgia in 2009. (Saul Young/News Sentinel)
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Known for her boundless energy, Summitt set her clocks ahead a few minutes to stay on schedule.

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UPDATE: Pat Summitt, legendary Lady Vols coach, dies at 64

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Summitt lived the five years since the diagnosis in an open fashion. She coached a final season with the disease, finishing her 38-year career with 1,098 victories and eight national championships.

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Celebration of Life service for Pat Summitt planned for July 14

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A Celebration of Life service honoring the life of Pat Summitt will be held on Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m. 

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Gov. Haslam joins in prayer for Pat Summitt

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Gov. Bill Haslam added his prayers Monday to others concerned about the health of former University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt.

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Predators sign Forsberg to six-year, $36 million contract

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The Nashville Predators have signed forward Filip Forsberg to a six-year, $36 million contract, locking up one of their brightest young stars long term. 

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UGA swimmers punch ticket to Rio

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University of Georgia swimmers Chase Kalisz and Jay Litherland qualified for the U.S. Olympic swim team by beating out superstar Ryan Lochte, Sunday at the Olympic team qualifying at the Century Link Center.

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Pat Summitt family: 'Past few days have been difficult'

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Summitt’s family and some former players were with her Saturday, and preparations were being made to make public statements on her condition when necessary.

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CFC clinches NPSL Southeast Conference title with 1-1 tie against Memphis FC

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Despite ending the game in a 1-1 tie Saturday night, the Chattanooga FC walked off the field in Memphis victorious. Jon Finlay's goal in the 47th minute against Memphis FC was the one point the club needed to clinch the National Premier Soccer League Southeast Conference title.  

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Tennessee Four-Ball Championship held at Black Creek

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The Black Creek Club of Chattanooga hosted the 46th Annual Tennessee Four-Ball Championship this week. 

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Gonsalves earns first Double-A win in 5-3 victory against Jackson

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Left-handed pitcher Stephen Gonsalves only allowed two runs on six hits while striking out six batters in five innings to earn his first ever Double-A win Saturday. 

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Kelly Johnson's homer in 11th gives Mets 1-0 win over Braves

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Pinch-hitter Kelly Johnson lined a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night.      

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Braves rally cut short, Mets win 8-6

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James Loney hit a three-run homer, Travis d'Arnaud drove in three runs and the New York Mets survived Atlanta's six-run fifth inning to beat the Braves 8-6 on Friday night.

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UPDATE: Jacobi stops by WRCB with once stolen Olympic Gold Medal

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Joe Jacobi stopped by Channel 3 to talk about getting back part of his stolen Olympic gold medal, after it was found by an Atlanta family.

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Mocs Men's Basketball announce 2016-17 non-conference schedule

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The headliners of the non-conference schedule are dates with Tennessee, Vanderbilt and 2016 national runner up, North Carolina. 

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Atlanta Hawks trade Jeff Teague for first-round draft pick

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The Atlanta Hawks have traded point guard Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers as part of a three-team deal to acquire the Utah's Jazz No. 12 pick.

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UPDATE: Polk Co. teen breaks TWRA rainbow trout record

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A teen from Polk County has broken a 14 year Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency record by catching the largest rainbow trout in the state of Tennessee on Friday.  

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