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Hampton's state title still satisfies  years later

Hampton's state title still satisfies years later

March 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by Trey Williams

Six years after underdog Milan won the 1954 Indiana state basketball title that inspired "Hoosiers," tiny Hampton put on a show while recording an improbable state title run.

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Memories of a real gamer

Memories of a real gamer

March 29th, 2014 6:49 pm by Kelly Hodge

For all his many civic and professional pursuits that have been recounted in beautiful, humbling detail since his death last weekend, my father was at his core a sports fan.

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Allen grateful for taste of Madness against Michigan

Allen grateful for taste of Madness against Michigan

March 22nd, 2014 7:02 pm by Trey Williams

Jaylen Allen and Wofford lost to Michigan, but it's one shining moment that won't ever lose luster.

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Bucs turn attention to next year

Bucs turn attention to next year

March 22nd, 2014 7:02 pm by Joe Avento

These are the toughest days for a college basketball coach, the ones directly after the season ends.

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UTC'S Wade gets full serving of old rivalry

UTC'S Wade gets full serving of old rivalry

March 18th, 2014 11:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

Like most of the principles, Chattanooga's first-year head coach Will Wade was new to the old, often acrimonious basketball rivalry with East Tennessee State. It didn't take him long to get into the spirit of things Tuesday night in the Dome.

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New rules bring out aggressive nature

New rules bring out aggressive nature

March 14th, 2014 7:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

New tires and new rules equals more crashes.It didn't take long for the first caution to fly in Friday afternoon's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

Pitts, Tornado hit by Odem's shot of redemption

March 8th, 2014 11:19 pm by Trey Williams

Former Science Hill basketball player Josh Odem bit the hand that fed him to get a taste of March madness.

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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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CIT could be ETSU's consolation

CIT could be ETSU's consolation

March 5th, 2014 6:38 pm by Joe Avento

The ultimate goal remains the NCAA tournament, but if ETSU's basketball team doesn't win the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, its season might not be finished.

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Riley's will fuels Bucs' comeback

March 4th, 2014 10:02 pm by Joe Avento

Jalen Riley was the smallest guy on the court when the game began. By the time a wild night had come to an end, nobody was bigger.

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