BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday, a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport’s sign-stealing scandal.
NEW ORLEANS — From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU.
It’s Definition Week for some area basketball teams.
ELIZABETHTON — The strong scoring duo of Taylor Cox and Sadie Stout led the Lady Longhorns again on Monday night in a nonconference road 55-44 win with 14 and 22 points, respectively over Unaka.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee has self-reported an NCAA violation that involved a football player advertising the sale of a replica version of his jersey on Facebook.
ELIZABETHTON — Last year, the 26th annual East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament got a new name. This year, it’s getting a new date.
Little Bellas, a national mentoring and biking program for girls, will hold sessions this spring at Johnson City’s Winged Deer Park. It’s one of only 42 local programs in 16 states.
Daniel Norris is signed and ready to go for his seventh Major League Baseball season.
COOKEVILLE — Science Hill took its defensive performance to the next level Saturday night in a 37-34 win over Stone Memorial.
Two wins by East Tennessee State runners highlighted the Bucs’ efforts on the second day of the ETSU Track and Field Invitational at the MSHA Athletic Center.
Science Hill didn’t come away with hardware, but the Hilltoppers had some good performances in the Fandetti-Richardson Brawl on Saturday at The New Gym.
A strong start to the second half gave the East Tennessee State basketball team enough space to hold off VMI in Saturday’s Star Wars-themed game at Freedom Hall Civic Center.
The East Tennessee State basketball team hosts VMI in the second annual Star Wars Night at Freedom Hall on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Bradley Central defeated Science Hill 40-30 Friday evening in an early season showdown of top state wrestling programs at the Moffat duals.
BLUFF CITY — Sullivan East mixed in a healthy dose of defense to go with its normal explosive offense and cooked up a 76-52 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball win over Johnson County at the Patriot Palace on Friday night.