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LaMountain book is a labor of love

LaMountain book is a labor of love

August 14th, 2014 8:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Baseball's "Iron Man" once played in the Appalachian League. So did "The Ryan Express" and other Hall of Famers like Eddie Murray and Kirby Puckett.

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Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

August 14th, 2014 6:36 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years.

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Justin Worley named Vols starting QB

Justin Worley named Vols starting QB

August 14th, 2014 4:38 pm by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Worley started seven games for the Vols last season before suffering a season-ending thumb injury.

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Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

August 14th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The team announced that it had filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

August 14th, 2014 11:55 am by MARY ESCH, Associated Press

Kevin Ward Jr.'s casket, decorated with orange and white flowers, was carried into South Lewis Senior High School about an hour before services were to begin. Ward, a 2012 graduate, lived in nearby Port Leyden.

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Crockett's Hill eligible for all games; McGue to play in jamboree

August 14th, 2014 7:24 am by Trey Williams

David Crockett sophomore running back T.K. Hill won't have to sit out any games this season after transferring from University High.

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Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

August 13th, 2014 12:36 pm by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

"The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual one, and one a prosecutor might let a jury decide" - Corey Rayburn Yung of the Kansas University School of Law.

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City Cup set for this weekend

City Cup set for this weekend

August 12th, 2014 11:56 pm by Joe Avento

The competition between Johnson City Country Club and Blackthorn Club has been close each year.

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Stewart's plans remain in question

Stewart's plans remain in question

August 12th, 2014 11:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Stewart missed last Sunday's NASCAR race at Watkins Glen, New York in the wake of a sprint car accident that killed on-foot driver Kevin Ward Jr.

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Kingsport rallies for win over Cardinals

Kingsport rallies for win over Cardinals

August 12th, 2014 11:27 pm by Trey Williams

The Kingsport Mets gift-wrapped the Johnson City Cardinals a five-run first inning, but then hit three home runs while rallying for an 8-7 victory.

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