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American Pharoah becomes 1st Triple Crown winner in 37 years

American Pharoah becomes 1st Triple Crown winner in 37 years

June 6th, 2015 7:50 pm by BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer

American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 lengths on Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

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Woman in serious condition after being hit by broken bat

Woman in serious condition after being hit by broken bat

June 6th, 2015 2:16 pm by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer

A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park is in serious condition, her family said in a statement released Saturday by a Boston hospital.

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Muddy Creek Saturday practice (part 3)

June 6th, 2015 10:17 am by Jeff Birchfield

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Muddy Creek Saturday practice (part 1)

June 6th, 2015 10:13 am by Jeff Birchfield

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Sipes wants to emulate racing hero

Sipes wants to emulate racing hero

June 5th, 2015 8:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Saturday's AMA Red Bull Tennessee National is the perfect opportunity for Ryan Sipes to pay tribute to his racing hero Johnson City rider Mike Brown.

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Muddy Creek one of AMA's top destinations

Muddy Creek one of AMA's top destinations

June 5th, 2015 8:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Red Bud, Hangtown, Muddy Creek. In a few short years of hosting a national event, the Blountville track has truly become one of the top destinations for the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series.

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Tillinghast: Spratlin's NCAA title was 20 years ago

Tillinghast: Spratlin's NCAA title was 20 years ago

June 5th, 2015 8:25 pm by Joe Avento

It's been 20 years since Chip Spratlin won the NCAA golf championship, but the Johnson City native says it feels like it was yesterday.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Former Buc Campbell signs to play professional soccer

Former Buc Campbell signs to play professional soccer

June 5th, 2015 8:24 pm by Joe Avento

Jonny Campbell, a former walk-on for the ETSU soccer team, signed a contract with the Charlotte Independence of the United Soccer League last week. His signing was announced on Friday.

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Norris still on Blue Jays' short-term radar

Norris still on Blue Jays' short-term radar

June 4th, 2015 9:47 pm by Douglas Fritz

Daniel Norris's performance in the minors on Wednesday provided a ray of hope the former Science Hill High School standout will be back in The Show sooner as opposed to later.

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