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Ten reasons to remember this Sprint Cup season

Ten reasons to remember this Sprint Cup season

December 9th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The NASCAR Sprint Cup season had its official ending last Friday night with the annual awards banquet. There are 10 reasons, however, why the 2014 season will be one to remember during the offseason.

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Vols counting on coaches' bowl experience

Vols counting on coaches' bowl experience

December 9th, 2014 9:04 pm by AP

Although the Volunteers are preparing for their 50th bowl appearance in school history, nobody on their current roster has ever played a down in a bowl game.

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Panthers' Cam Newton in hospital after car crash

Panthers' Cam Newton in hospital after car crash

December 9th, 2014 2:54 pm by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was undergoing tests and will spend the night in the hospital after being involved in a two-vehicle crash not far from the team's stadium in Charlotte, the team said Tuesday.

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Forward pass takes a major step backward

December 8th, 2014 7:24 pm by Douglas Fritz

This year's TSSAA state football champions from Class 5A down to Class 1A combined - yes, combined - for 192 yards through the air in their title games. That's an average of 38 yards per team.

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Unicoi County star shoots herself into limelight

Unicoi County star shoots herself into limelight

December 8th, 2014 7:23 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the first half of the Lady Blue Devils' 68-25 win over Sullivan North on Friday, Webb set a state record by making eight 3-pointers.

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Tennessee coach Butch Jones gets raise, extension

Tennessee coach Butch Jones gets raise, extension

December 8th, 2014 1:57 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Butch Jones appears to have Tennessee's football heading in the right direction, and the university rewarded him with a raise and two-year contract extension Monday.

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Clark pitches idea of clinics

Clark pitches idea of clinics

December 7th, 2014 9:19 pm by Trey Williams

The former East Tennessee State player and Milligan coach, now in his 10th year instructing Rangers prospects, hopes to help enhance area instruction by starting a couple of clinics.

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McCleod scores 21 to help Milligan move to top of AAC

McCleod scores 21 to help Milligan move to top of AAC

December 6th, 2014 11:15 pm by Joe Avento

McCleod scored 21 points, including 11 in the last six minutes, as Milligan College knocked Bryan out of first place in the Appalachian Athletic Conference basketball standings with a 69-62 victory Saturday at Steve Lacey Fieldhouse.

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Boone's Barnard earns All-America at national meet

Boone's Barnard earns All-America at national meet

December 6th, 2014 11:14 pm by Douglas Fritz

Adam Barnard finished fifth and earned first-team All-America honors in the Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday at the Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Ore.

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Mitchell, Tarter lift Lady Bucs past Alabama A&M

Mitchell, Tarter lift Lady Bucs past Alabama A&M

December 6th, 2014 11:13 pm by Staff Report

All five starters reached double figures and the East Tennessee State women's basketball team concluded its six-game road swing with an 88-64 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday at Elmore Gym.

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