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Titans' Mariota just fine after colliding with scout during practice

August 3rd, 2015 11:15 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Marcus Mariota gave the Tennessee Titans a momentary scare Monday night when he scrambled and ran to the sideline where he crashed into a scout.

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Crash Davis lives: Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433

Crash Davis lives: Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433

August 4th, 2015 1:27 am by Staff Report

Mike Hessman, an infielder for Triple-A Toledo in the Detroit Tigers' system, became the career home run leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday night, hitting his 433rd in the seventh inning of a game against Lehigh Valley.

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Upcoming Events as of Aug. 3

Upcoming Events as of Aug. 3

August 4th, 2015 1:00 am by Staff Report

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UFC's Rousey to star in biopic based on her memoir

UFC's Rousey to star in biopic based on her memoir

August 3rd, 2015 8:45 pm by Associated Press

Paramount Pictures said Monday that it has acquired the rights to Ronda Rousey's autobiography, "My Fight/Your Fight," with plans for Rousey to play herself in the adaptation.

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Fox's Cougars feeling positive about new league, new season

Fox's Cougars feeling positive about new league, new season

August 3rd, 2015 7:40 pm by Holly Nelms

With a new league classification, fresh paint on the stands and 17 seniors on the football roster, things appear to be looking up for Sullivan Central.

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Ex-broadcaster James sues Fox Sports over firing

Ex-broadcaster James sues Fox Sports over firing

August 3rd, 2015 6:06 pm by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press

Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate.

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Vols enter preseason camp without full freshman class

Vols enter preseason camp without full freshman class

August 3rd, 2015 4:28 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee will start preseason football practice Tuesday without some members of its highly touted freshman class. The Vols already had lost receiver Jocquez Bruce and tight end Kyle Oliver over the offseason.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

August 3rd, 2015 3:00 pm by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

There are 14 new coordinators - seven on each side of the ball - in the Southeastern Conference. That includes Vanderbilt coach/defensive coordinator Derek Mason, and the number creates extra homework for staffs around the league

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Lenoir-Rhyne heads SAC football preseason poll; C-N second

Lenoir-Rhyne heads SAC football preseason poll; C-N second

August 3rd, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

For just the fourth time in 28 years, Carson-Newman's football team wasn't picked to win the South Atlantic Conference.

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George Diaz: Ronda Rousey brings pain reminiscent of Mike Tyson

George Diaz: Ronda Rousey brings pain reminiscent of Mike Tyson

August 3rd, 2015 1:00 pm by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Let's all get rowdy. Ronda Rousey Rowdy. Wow. Amazing. Simply the most exhilarating athlete in the world. All you male chauvinists better calm down. This lady can put the hurt on you.

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Running backs on the move in NFL

Running backs on the move in NFL

August 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm by By Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

If we learned anything about NFL running backs this off-season, it's that they are highly replaceable. That's how franchises seem to view them, at least

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