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KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee football program finished its second spring practice under Butch Jones last weekend, and the Volunteers now move into the next phase of the offseason.

Georgia wrapped up spring football practice Thursday afternoon, and questions on the defensive side of the ball are as abundant as when the Bulldogs started.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team got past the match it needed. Now the Mocs get one of the matches they wanted.

First Lane Kiffin. Now Peyton Manning?

KNOXVILLE — Dave Hart woke up Wednesday morning in a less than ideal situation having to replace a basketball coach heading into late April, but it's certainly not an intimidating scenario for Tennessee's athletic director.

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DALTON, Ga. — Heritage High School's baseball team evened its season-ending 7B-AAAA series with Dalton by winning 14-6 in an offensive barrage.

  • April 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Idris Garcia

Tyler Biddle came up with a surprise Thursday.

Much like the Postal Service motto that claims its carriers refuse to allow any outside elements to prevent them from making their appointed rounds, Skylar Parton refuses to let even a birth defect prevent her from playing the game she loves.

If not for baseball, Brody Binder might have been a college football quarterback.

Randy Young started the season unsure not only about what his Tyner soccer team would look like but where the Rams would call their home.

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Chattanooga State's No. 1 softball battery was charged up Wednesday, as pitcher Shelby Willard signed scholarship papers for Belmont University in Nashville while catcher Emily Dagnan sat beside her and signed papers for Lee University in Cleveland.

Sewanee has gone to one of its rivals for its new women's basketball coach.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football kicker Nick Pollard and Samford basketball player Christy Robinson from Northwest Whitfield High School were among the 10 Southern Conference athletes announced Tuesday as recipients of $2,000 postgraduate scholarships.

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Jay, for the Friday bag, what are your round-by-round predictions for the playoffs? And who are your season-award winners? Didn't you pick Durant to win MVP? That is looking really good right now.

Ryan Martin was pushing a lawnmower around a Hixson front yard last September, trying to put an extra $20 in his pocket, when his cell phone rang.

Julio Teheran was aces Wednesday night, going the distance in a 1-0 gem that was awesome in its awesomeness. Maybe it's because we missed them in the offseason, but this Braves team is fun to watch right now. Good times. Evan Gattis homered and went 4-for-4.

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PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett's injury helped him improve his pitching.

Former Chattanooga outfielder Yasiel Puig has been accompanied by a security detail since joining the Los Angeles Dodgers last June following his brief stint with the Class AA Lookouts.

It's not the most desirable slogan for the Chattanooga Lookouts right now, but it's the most accurate.

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Eva VanHook has a wonderful name for her organization's fundraiser Saturday, but she takes no credit for the idea.

  • April 17th, 2014  |
  • By Ron Bush  |

The azaleas are blooming, the pollen is floating in the air and the golf bug has sunk its stinger.

The cold and wind Tuesday drove John Healy off the golf course and into the warmth of Golfsmith.

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Today's dirt track automobile racers may have a hard time connecting the dots between the early days of their sport and running moonshine, but a Bradley County couple believe they have done that with their newest documentary, "It's a Dirt Track Life."

  • April 16th, 2014  |
  • By Gary Petty

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the longest race in the track's 65-year NASCAR history.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas.

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