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Brewers ban hand-slapping high-fives because of pink eye

Brewers ban hand-slapping high-fives because of pink eye

March 13th, 2015 8:56 pm by JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press

A clubhouse outbreak of pink eye is forcing the Milwaukee Brewers to find a new way to celebrate top plays at spring training.

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ETSU confirms Bartow's departure from Buc basketball

ETSU confirms Bartow's departure from Buc basketball

March 13th, 2015 12:01 pm by Staff Reports

Sources close to the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics had said Thursday that ETSU had dismissed Bartow, buying out the remaining two years of his contract.

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UT rallies from 12 down to beat Vanderbilt

UT rallies from 12 down to beat Vanderbilt

March 12th, 2015 9:36 pm by AP

Josh Richardson scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half, and Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 67-61 Thursday night in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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Hampton suffers narrow loss at state tournament

Hampton suffers narrow loss at state tournament

March 12th, 2015 9:18 pm by Trey Williams

The composed and focused Bulldogs pushed Union City to the closing seconds before suffering a heartbreaking 57-53 defeat in the state quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Middle Tennessee State's Murphy Center.

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Milligan handed quick exit at NAIA

Milligan handed quick exit at NAIA

March 12th, 2015 9:15 pm by Staff Report

Fifth-seeded Dakota Wesleyan made quick work of Milligan, handing the unseeded Buffs a 98-55 loss in the first round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Championship.

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Bristol Dragway site of many magic moments

Bristol Dragway site of many magic moments

March 12th, 2015 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Besides hosting one of the marquee events on the NHRA Drag Racing tour, Bristol Dragway is celebrating its golden anniversary this season.

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Update: Source 'close to' ETSU program confirms Bartow firing

Update: Source 'close to' ETSU program confirms Bartow firing

March 12th, 2015 6:14 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State basketball coach Murry Bartow has been fired, people close to the program confirmed Thursday night.

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Tennessee Vols to pay offensive coordinator DeBord $505,000

Tennessee Vols to pay offensive coordinator DeBord $505,000

March 12th, 2015 11:52 am by Associated Press

Mike DeBord's contract, obtained through a public records request, runs through Feb. 28, 2017.

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Senior trio helps Milligan basketball reach nationals

Senior trio helps Milligan basketball reach nationals

March 12th, 2015 7:44 am by Trey Williams

Milligan College basketball coach Bill Robinson found it especially gratifying for seniors Mickey Woods, Chris Ellis and Morgan McLeod to cap their careers with a berth in the national tournament.

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Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

March 11th, 2015 10:20 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton concluded an improbable run to a single-classification state basketball title with an upset of Union City in 1960. The programs' state rematch was 55 years in the making, and the Bulldogs will need a bigger upset in today's quarterfinals.

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