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Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

May 20th, 2014 1:13 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

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Bucs face uphill battle to repeat as A-Sun champs

Bucs face uphill battle to repeat as A-Sun champs

May 19th, 2014 9:08 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU begins its A-Sun tournament title defense on Wednesday against Kennesaw State, the team the Bucs beat in last year's championship game.

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Local teams thinking big this week

Local teams thinking big this week

May 19th, 2014 9:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill soccer and University High softball plan on making some statewide noise - a necessary attitude for success in the TSSAA Spring Fling, which kicks off in earnest Tuesday.

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Local athletes get ready for Spring Fling

Local athletes get ready for Spring Fling

May 18th, 2014 10:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's time for Spring to Fling as area teams and athletes make a mad dash at high school state titles.

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McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

May 17th, 2014 11:24 pm by AP

Jamie McMurray picked up a $1 million payday by winning the Sprint All-Star Race on Saturday night.

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Freeman homers, but Bucs fall to Mercer

Freeman homers, but Bucs fall to Mercer

May 17th, 2014 9:20 pm by Trey Williams

Clinton Freeman punctuated his prolific career at Thomas Stadium with an exclamation mark, but Mercer didn't get swept up in the emotion of East Tennessee State's Senior Day.

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Hilltoppers soccer headed to state

Hilltoppers soccer headed to state

May 17th, 2014 6:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Hilltoppers dominated for 74 minutes before allowing a pair of late goals in a 3-2 win over Hardin Valley Academy in a Class AAA sectional soccer match Saturday morning at Tipton Stadium.

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Blue Devils fall short in Sectional

May 16th, 2014 11:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Christian Academy of Knoxville rolled into Baxter Field on Friday night, and hammered Unicoi 7-0 in a Class AA sectional baseball game.

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Busch wins another Truck Series race at Charlotte

Busch wins another Truck Series race at Charlotte

May 16th, 2014 11:13 pm by AP

Kyle Busch continued his dominance at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Truck Series on Friday night, winning at the 1.5-mile track for the fourth time in the last five years.

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Bowyer wins Showdown, Josh Wise wins fan vote

Bowyer wins Showdown, Josh Wise wins fan vote

May 16th, 2014 11:00 pm by AP

Clint Bowyer won Friday night's Sprint Showdown for a spot in the Sprint All-Star Race, but the upset went to Josh Wise with a stunning win in the fan vote.

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