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TSSAA football playoffs should be kept simple

TSSAA football playoffs should be kept simple

June 12th, 2014 8:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Here's an idea that could solve the TSSAA's seemingly endless problem with the football playoff system. It's simple, and nobody could complain at the end of the day.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Truck Series needs major overhaul

Truck Series needs major overhaul

June 10th, 2014 7:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Radical changes need to be made to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, particularly with the schedule.

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Impending World Cup an exciting time

Impending World Cup an exciting time

June 6th, 2014 8:16 pm by Joe Avento

The World Cup starts in less than a week and soccer fans all over the world will be paying close attention.

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Time to make some Rotisserie moves

Time to make some Rotisserie moves

June 6th, 2014 8:01 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's early June. Your Rotisserie baseball team is still in the hunt for a title, but it has some weaknesses. Now is the time to make a move that vaults your oddly named squad over the top.

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Sports Sports Columns UT Sports Trey Williams
UT legends will be out in full force in area

UT legends will be out in full force in area

June 3rd, 2014 7:04 pm by Trey Williams

Former Tennessee defensive back Charles Davis will be the guest speaker at a legends dinner on Friday in Knoxville, and UT basketball greats Dale Ellis and Reggie Johnson are coming to Greeneville next week for a basketball camp for the Boys & Girls Club.

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A long look ahead in the right direction

A long look ahead in the right direction

June 2nd, 2014 6:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the sad things about the end of May is athletes saying goodbye to their high school playing days. But it's also a time to look forward as the 2014-15 school year will be here in what will seem like the blink of an eye.

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Playing it both ways with coaches

Playing it both ways with coaches

May 31st, 2014 7:47 pm by Trey Williams

A prospective policy that will be voted on at a school board meeting Monday night could alter careers of many Science Hill faculty.

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43 victories, but Shelton wants more at Walters State

43 victories, but Shelton wants more at Walters State

May 28th, 2014 9:17 pm by Trey Williams

Dave Shelton picked up where legendary coach Ken Campbell left off, piling up victories and lofty national rankings at Walters State.

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X Games will have local flavor

X Games will have local flavor

May 27th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Mike Brown will look to pick up his third X Games gold medal on June 5-8 in Austin, Texas. Justin Matney will try to win his first X Games medal of any color that same weekend.

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Sports Sports Columns Douglas Fritz High schools
Kind has everything but a title

Kind has everything but a title

May 26th, 2014 8:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's difficult to compare different sports, but it would be hard to imagine any kind of criteria that would leave Brandon Kind out of the best-coach-in-Northeast-Tennessee conversation.

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