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Knoxville gathers to remember Pat at the Summitt Statue Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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 Video included

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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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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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Tony Stewart wins at Sonoma to snap 84-race drought

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Slegers sharp in Lookouts 6-2 victory Video included

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Aaron Slegers went eight strong innings in the Lookouts 6-2 win over the Jackson Generals Sunday. 

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Freeman, Garcia homer as Braves beat Colon, Mets 5-2

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Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia homered, Bud Norris threw seven scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets 5-2 on Sunday.    

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

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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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CFC looks to claim league title against Memphis FC

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Chattanooga FC will take their 7-0 NPSL record to the Southwestern corner of the state in a must win battle against 2nd place Memphis City FC Saturday at 7:00 p.m. 

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Generals top Lookouts 8-2, first loss of second half Video included

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The Jackson Generals scored five runs in the third inning on their way to an 8-2 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts. The loss was the Lookouts first of the second half.  

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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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Vol Hoops Reveals 2016-17 non-conference slate

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The Tennessee basketball program released the non-conference portion of its 2016-17 schedule Friday. 

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Athlon Sports Lists Craine Among Top RBs in the FCS

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga running back Derrick Craine is among the top-10 ball carriers in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) according to an article from Athlon Sports earlier this week. 

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Wild Night Ends in Go-Ahead Hit-By-Pitch and 6-5 Lookouts Victory Video included

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A wild night at AT&T Field was capped by a go-ahead hit-by-pitch and a 6-5 win for the Lookouts Thursday to open the second half of the 2016 season. 

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Garcia's 2-run homer in the 8th sends Braves past Mets

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Adonis Garcia hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Addison Reed in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets for the fourth straight time in a week, 4-3 Thursday.     

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Grizzlies select Wade Baldwin with 17th pick in NBA draft

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The Memphis Grizzlies have selected Wade Baldwin of Vanderbilt with the 17th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.

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Nashville Predators part-owner suing team and its chairman

A part-owner of the Nashville Predators is suing the team and its chairman, saying they breached their fiduciary obligations and contractual commitments to him after he helped keep the franchise in Nashville.

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

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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 Video included

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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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Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade

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Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy - and the torch. More>>

Five Vols Named Athlon Sports Preseason All-Americans

Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd (1) runs for his second touchdown during the first half against Iowa in the Taxslayer Bowl at EverBank Field on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 in Jacksonville, FL. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL) Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd (1) runs for his second touchdown during the first half against Iowa in the Taxslayer Bowl at EverBank Field on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 in Jacksonville, FL. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)
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Highly regarded college football publication Athlon Sports announced its preseason All-American teams on Wednesday, naming five Tennessee football players across its first, third and fourth teams. 

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Tennessee receiver Perry academically ineligible for 2016

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Tennessee wide receiver Vincent Perry has been ruled academically ineligible for the upcoming season.     

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Conley pitches 8 innings to help Marlins beat Braves 3-0

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Adam Conley pitched a career-high eight innings and the Miami Marlins broke the Atlanta Braves' six-game winning streak Wednesday with a 3-0 victory.     

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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 Video included

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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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Braves on a heater in Miami, 3-2 for 6th straight win

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Jace Peterson hit a game-tying two-run home run in the eighth inning and a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
    

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Predators open 2016-17 slate with 2 straight against Chicago

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Nashville hosts the Blackhawks in its Oct. 14 season opener. The two teams meet again Oct. 15 in Chicago. 

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Zaevion Dobson to receive the Arthur Ashe Award at 2016 ESPYs Video included

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Dobson, 15, died shielding two girls from gunfire in the Lonsdale area of Northwest Knoxville on Dec. 17, 2015. 

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UPDATE: Bradley Central students mourn loss of popular football player Video included

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Students at Bradley County High School are grieving the loss of a classmate. 16-year old Jace Taylor died over the weekend. 

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Chattanoogan Ben Cruz, one of four Peyton Manning Scholarship recipients Video included

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The 2016 Peyton Manning Scholarship recipients include Benjamin Cruz of Chattanooga and Andrea Ramirez of Cookevile.

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UPDATE: DA not prosecuting Alabama's Cam Robinson, Hootie Jones

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The district attorney's office has decided not to prosecute Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones on drug and weapons charges.

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Game 7 draws top NBA Finals rating since Jordan's last title

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Game 7 between the Cavaliers and Warriors drew the highest television rating for the NBA Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship. More>>

NBC to unveil new theme song for 'Sunday Night Football'

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Carrie Underwood won't be "waiting all day for Sunday night" this fall when NBC premieres a new theme song for its prime-time "Sunday Night Football" program. More>>

James and Cavaliers win thrilling NBA Finals Game 7, 93-89

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LeBron James cradled the shiny gold trophy and struggled to sum up what might be his sweetest championship yet, the one he is so proudly bringing home to his native northeast Ohio just as he promised to do when he returned... More>>

Dustin Johnson wins US Open at Oakmont for first major title

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Dustin Johnson had everything going his way Sunday in the U.S. Open. More>>

Former Sequatchie Co. pitcher Dakota Hudson signs for $2M

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Sequatchie County native Dakota Hudson, who was selected in the first round of the 2016 MLB draft, has now put pen to paper and is officially a St. Louis Cardinal. 

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Vols add 8 commitments on Orange Carpet Day

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The annual Orange Carpet Day has become one of the most important recruiting tactics used by the Vols in the past couple years, and now UT has come away with a giant haul of eight commitments from big-time recruits. 

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Teheran leads Braves past Mets for 5th straight win

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A single blip from sublime perfection. More>>

Jordan Burroughs grapples with balancing wrestling; fatherhood

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Jordan Burroughs: From gold medalist to father In his athletic career, there's little that Jordan Burroughs has not been able to accomplish. 

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Pau Gasol thinking of freezing sperm due to Zika virus

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Spain's Pau Gasol says he will consider freezing a sperm sample because of concerns over Zika if he decides to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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CFC stays undefeated in league with 2-0 win over Birmingham Video included

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A crowd of over four-thousand fans watched Saturday night as the Chattanooga FC beat Birmingham 2-0 in Finley Stadium to stay undefeated in league play. 

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Inciarte sprints, lifts Braves over Mets 4-3, 4th straight win

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Ender Inciarte sprinted to third when Curtis Granderson lazily threw the ball back to the infield after an eighth-inning flyout and scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch that bounced only 10 feet from home plate, boosting the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 4-3 Saturday night.    

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Former Vanderbilt player found guilty on all charges Video included

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A jury has found former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg guilty on all eight of the most serious charges after six days of testimony.

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Undefeated Chattanooga clubs face-off in Vintage Base Ball League Video included

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For the four years, the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball has brought the bare-handed game to life. And for only having been in the league the last two years, Chattanooga's clubs have come a long way.  

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ESPN Magazine predicts UT to go to SEC Championship Video included

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According to ESPN Magazine, their college football preview has Tennessee coming in first in the SEC East this year. 

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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame awards Peyton Manning "Tennessean of the Year" Video included

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Saturday at the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame annual Champion Within Luncheon, Peyton Manning was presented with the 2016 Tennessean of the Year award. 

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Hines Ward on UGA's Jacob Eason: Start him

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Chalk former Bulldog and Pittsburgh Steeler great Hines Ward as someone firmly in the camp of freshman quarterback Jacob Eason. 

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Fulton football star and brother of Zaevion Dobson commits to MTSU

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Fulton High School football star Zack Dobson will play next year for Middle Tennessee State University. Dobson announced his commitment to MTSU on Twitter Friday night. 

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Former Moc returns to defensive end for the Saints Video included

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Three-time All-American and two-time SoCon Defensive Player of the Year, Davis Tull, is back at the position he knows and loves.

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Gant earns 1st MLB win, Braves beat Mets, take 3rd straight

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John Gant, the rookie righty with the weird windup, earned his first big league win by beating the team that traded him away last summer, pitching the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 5-1 on Friday night.     

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Webb Grabs Preseason All-American Recognition

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 UTC junior defensive back Lucas Webb was named to Lindy's 2016 Preseason All-FCS Second Team.  

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CFC wins at Nashville 2-0, Chattahooligans win Goo Goo Clusters Video included

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Goo Goo Clusters for everyone! Actually just for the Chattahooligans because that's what they won after Chattanooga FC beat Nashville FC 2-0 on Thursday.

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Chasing the big league dream; 3 local players drafted out of high school Video included

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Three Tennessee Valley baseball players heard their names called on the final day of the MLB draft. Now they have a chance to play the sport they've always loved on baseball's biggest stage.  

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Freeman stays hot with 2-run HR as Braves beat Reds 7-2

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Matt Wisler snapped a string of four straight losses, Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Thursday.      

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Police: Georgia man arrested selling fake NBA Finals tickets

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Police say a Georgia man fouled out after he sold $2,100 worth of fake tickets to Game 4 of the NBA Finals and was arrested outside Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. 

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Offers start rolling in for Baylor DB Brendon Harris, three in two days

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Baylor School Defensive Back Brendon Harris (Class of 2018) is having a week to remember. Three Power-5 schools have offered Harris a scholarship since Monday.

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University of Tennessee cancels classes for football home opener

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The University of Tennessee has canceled classes on the day of the Vols' season-opening football game against Appalachian State. 

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Several local high school players selected in 2016 MLB Draft Video included

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Several local high school baseball players were selected in this year's MLB Draft. 

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Katie Brock wrestles stereotypes en route to 4 state titles Video included

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Katie Brock has never let anything stop her from reaching the top. With a career record of 113-2, she is now known all throughout the state for her skills on the mat.

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‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordie Howe passes away at age 88

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Gordie Howe, who played more games than anybody in NHL history, passed away on Friday morning at the age of 88.

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Sports Director Paul Shahen sits down with VFL Eric Berry 1-on-1 at Best of Preps Banquet Video included

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Former Vol and reigning NFL Comeback Player of the Year Eric Berry was the guest speaker at the annual Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps Banquet. Before Berry took the stage he took some time to speak one-on-one with Eyewitness Sports Director Paul Shahen.

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UT's Senzel goes No. 2 overall in MLB draft

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Tennessee baseball standout, Nick Senzel, was drafted No. 2 overall by the Cincinnati Reds in the MLB draft Thursday night. 

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