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Vols draw Iowa for first round of NCAA

Vols draw Iowa for first round of NCAA

March 16th, 2014 11:01 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee learned during Sunday's selection show it will face Iowa in a first round play-in game in the NCAA Tournament.

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Leeper hasn't let up after gaining world class status

Leeper hasn't let up after gaining world class status

March 16th, 2014 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Blake Leeper has defied the odds his whole life. The 24-year-old from Church Hill was at BMS Sunday and talked about preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, meeting his boyhood hero Bo Jackson and how sports helped mold him into a champion athlete.

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BMS game already has its benefits

BMS game already has its benefits

March 16th, 2014 10:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although the game is more than two years away, the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech football programs are already reaping the benefits of the "Battle at Bristol."

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Weather takes toll on attendance at BMS

Weather takes toll on attendance at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Wet weather hurt the crowds for Sunday's race with the stands less than a quarter-full for most of the day, and around 10 percent capacity as the race went into the night.

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Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Carl Edwards jumped out quickly on a lap 460 restart as he saw fellow Ford drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Aric Almirola battle side-by-side behind him. It allowed Edwards to pull out to a big lead and cruise to victory in the Food City 500.

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Update: Track prepped to begin Bristol race

Update: Track prepped to begin Bristol race

March 16th, 2014 1:03 pm by Contributed

The drying process was underway mid-afternoon.

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Vols bolster NCAA chances despite loss to Gators

Vols bolster NCAA chances despite loss to Gators

March 15th, 2014 10:05 pm by The Associated Press

Despite another loss to top-ranked Florida, Tennessee is confident it will land in the NCAA tournament.

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Valentine, Hampton appear primed for another state tourney

March 15th, 2014 10:04 pm by Trey Williams

Stanley Valentine was named to the All-Class A state tournament basketball team Saturday night, and he should have a good opportunity to repeat the feat next year.

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Piddle puddle brings no dog day for Penny

Piddle puddle brings no dog day for Penny - VIDEO

March 15th, 2014 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Distance running is about repetition and controlling the controllables, but sometimes you have to roll with the punches.

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Weather a concern for Food City 500

Weather a concern for Food City 500

March 15th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It means the Food City 500 could be pushed back to later in the day or even to Monday.

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