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Sometimes lightning does strike twice in the same place.

KNOXVILLE — The whistle blew and the yellow piece of laundry hit the Neyland Stadium turf as Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs dropped back to throw what looked to be a long pass.

ATHENS, Ga. — One losing season. Two Southeastern Conference East Division titles. One torn ACL. One torn meniscus.

Johnny Musso, Bobby Humphrey and Shaun Alexander are among the Alabama running backs who eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards twice during their Crimson Tide careers.

Ole Miss and Mississippi State combined for just six wins entering the 2004 Egg Bowl, five heading into their '05 matchup and six again in '06.

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EVENSVILLE, Tenn. — Jake Williams is in the Rhea County record book.

The estimate among Notre Dame’s coaches is that their football team is outsized in 90 percent of the Class 3A games they play.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — After his team played Walker Valley in the MurMaid Mattress Cleveland Classic high school basketball tournament Wednesday at Lee University, McCallie basketball coach John Shulman said his Blue Tornado had "spurtability."

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- Aleksander Hatlem filled out a mountain of forms during his foreign-exchange-student process.

When he steps off the bus, observers see anything but a master of mayhem.

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When the Georgia Northwestern Technical College men's basketball team pulled out its third win in a row Tuesday night, edging the LaGrange junior varsity 71-69, it gave David Stephenson 500 victories in a 29-year coaching career spanning elementary, high school and college programs.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has climbed to No. 20 in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association poll.

Lanre Olatunji. a 6-foot-9 senior post player for Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, recently signed a national letter of intent with the University of North Georgia, an NCAA Division II school in Dahlonega.

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Raw potatoes hidden in the neck of a pulled-tight hoodie because they were the easiest food to shoplift from an unsuspecting grocer.

OK, it's Thanksgiving week. You know this.

This could be the single best regular season in the history of organized football.

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NEW ORLEANS — Justin Forsett ripped off one long run after another, and the Baltimore Ravens battered Drew Brees into a very costly mistake.

DETROIT — After a week of frightening weather and an abbreviated practice schedule, the Buffalo Bills played one of their best games of the season.

ATLANTA — After being suspended for Cleveland's first 10 games, Josh Gordon had no trouble remembering how to play the game.

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More than a decade of work by city leaders, cycling advocates and others was rewarded this week when the League of American Bicyclists recognized Chattanooga as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community.

Sometimes a major improvement is just too hard to believe, particularly when technology adds some cold hard numbers.

Backpacking always has challenges. After all, everything that is needed has to be carried, and the balance between necessity and weight is a tough one.

  • Nov. 6th, 2014  |
  • By By Gary Petty
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Tony Stewart threw his arms around Kevin Harvick and gave him the kind of hug where neither driver seemed to want to let go.

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Brad Keselowski's face was puffy, and he took a couple quick drinks of water to wash the blood from his mouth. So close to a big playoff win, Jeff Gordon was left with a cut on his lip.

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