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Morgan frustrated by lack of support

Morgan frustrated by lack of support

June 10th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Larry Morgan is proud to be the only NHRA Pro Stock driver scheduled to race a Ford at this weekend’s Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, but he’s aggravated by a lack of factory support.

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Craig leaning toward college ball

Craig leaning toward college ball

June 10th, 2013 7:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

It’s not a done deal, but it doesn’t appear the Kansas City Royals spent a high-enough pick to keep Will Craig from heading to Winston-Salem, N.C., this fall.

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Herbert ready to make comeback

Herbert ready to make comeback

June 10th, 2013 7:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Verteran Top Fuel pilot Doug Herbert will make a return to the race track at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway after devoting most of the past five years to a charity founded in memory of his sons.

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Heat burn Spurs to tie NBA Finals 1-1

Heat burn Spurs to tie NBA Finals 1-1

June 10th, 2013 3:00 am by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

The Miami Heat were back with a 19-point blowout in Game 2.

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Sports Outdoors
Gravois survives rain-soaked criterium to win omnium

Gravois survives rain-soaked criterium to win omnium

June 9th, 2013 8:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Rain turned the streets of Johnson City into an obstacle course filled with slick corners and fallen riders, but Shawn Gravois managed to avoid enough of the chaos for a fifth-place finish in the Franklin Woods Community Hospital Criterium to win the John

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Down 1-0 to Spurs, Heat seek some NBA Finals fun

Down 1-0 to Spurs, Heat seek some NBA Finals fun

June 9th, 2013 12:07 pm by Staff Report

Those supposedly stoic Spurs are having more fun, while the South Beach bunch is a little grumpy and grouchy.

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Nadal wins 8th French title by beating Ferrer in straight sets

Nadal wins 8th French title by beating Ferrer in straight sets

June 9th, 2013 11:36 am by Associated Press

Spaniard has become the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament.

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Floridians shine in mountains

Floridians shine in mountains

June 8th, 2013 9:12 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jimmy Schurman, a 22-year-old from Deerfield Beach, Fla., won the Pro category in the 55-mile road race that ends with an eight-mile uphill climb up Roan Mountain.

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ETSU's Doane drafted by Indians

ETSU's Doane drafted by Indians

June 8th, 2013 9:09 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State senior Kerry Doane was taken by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round of Major League Baseball's amateur draft.

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Sports Outdoors Kelly Hodge
Life’s a river: Erwin kayaker takes whitewater seriously

Life’s a river: Erwin kayaker takes whitewater seriously

June 8th, 2013 9:07 pm by Kelly Hodge

Erwin resident Mike Patterson has parlayed his love of life on the river into a spot on the national kayaking team.

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