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Perry, Bowman relive old days during visit

Perry, Bowman relive old days during visit

October 22nd, 2013 7:23 pm by Trey Williams

Talk about a fall classic. An impromptu invitation to eat lunch with Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry and his former San Francisco Giants teammate Ernie Ferrell Bowman hit the spot Tuesday afternoon.

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Smith doesn’t take no for an answer

Smith doesn’t take no for an answer

October 14th, 2013 5:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Fifteen years after floating the idea of a college football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway to the public, track owner Bruton Smith's dream became a reality on Monday.

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Big personalities make for real basketball treat

Big personalities make for real basketball treat

October 8th, 2013 10:29 pm by Joe Avento

When Richard Sander was announced as ETSU’s athletic director, Sonny Smith immediately recalled his days as basketball coach at VCU, where Sander hired him in 1988.

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Finally, Neyland has a pulse again

Finally, Neyland has a pulse again

October 5th, 2013 9:41 pm by Trey Williams

Neyland Stadium had a pulse Saturday, and Tennessee’s heartbreaking loss to the Bulldogs had many Volunteers fans prouder than they’ve been in years to bleed orange.

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International experiences going well for ex-Bucs

International experiences going well for ex-Bucs

October 3rd, 2013 7:06 pm by Joe Avento

Just call these ex-Bucs the real globetrotters. Isiah Brown begins his second pro season, Adam Sollazzo is playing this season in Italy, while Dillion Sneed is in Japan, Mike Smith is in Belgium and Justin Tubbs will play in Canada.

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Bilas: NCAA shouldn't limit compensation

Bilas: NCAA shouldn't limit compensation

October 2nd, 2013 9:01 pm by Trey Williams

The former Duke player, who is also an attorney, is compelled to rock the boat that’s become a cruise ship for a few and a canoe for the crew. It’s as if Jerry Maguire and Al McGuire have been crossed with Norma Rae and Woody Guthrie.

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Weirdness abounds at Neyland

Weirdness abounds at Neyland

September 28th, 2013 7:32 pm by Trey Williams

Seeing a fledgling program nearly defeat one of the most tradition-rich was part of a strange scene.

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Bartow gladly looks forward to new season

Bartow gladly looks forward to new season

September 27th, 2013 7:16 pm by Kelly Hodge

Last season was one of those ETSU basketball coach Murry Bartow would just as soon forget. That’s pretty much the tact he’s taking as the revamped Bucs begin preparations for a new adventure.

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Carter looks for positives in Siegel rout

Carter looks for positives in Siegel rout

September 21st, 2013 6:49 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill might still be seeing Stars after the knockout punch delivered by Siegel, but the Hilltoppers’ season hasn’t been counted out after Friday's 64-38 defeat.

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Trey Williams: Science Hill's McGue gets rave reviews all around

Trey Williams: Science Hill's McGue gets rave reviews all around

September 14th, 2013 8:26 pm by Trey Williams

Malik McGue lived up to hype of Morristown West coach Lamar Brown, who said in his pre-game radio show that McGue might be as good an athlete as his Trojans have seen.

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