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East-leading Mets get relief help from D'backs

August 30th, 2015 1:38 pm by BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer

The NL East-leading New York Mets tried to bolster their late-inning bullpen Sunday, getting right-handed reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks for two minor league pitchers.

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Gamecocks to honor Charleston shooting victims

Gamecocks to honor Charleston shooting victims

August 30th, 2015 3:10 pm by Associated Press

South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.

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Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

August 29th, 2015 11:28 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.

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Kingsport downs Elizabethton in Appy League play

Kingsport downs Elizabethton in Appy League play

August 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff Report

The West Division champion K-Mets won their fifth game in a row on Saturday, defeating Elizabethton 5-2.

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North shocks Volunteer with 28-point outburst, wins 35-21

North shocks Volunteer with 28-point outburst, wins 35-21

August 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Staff Report

In a stunning reversal of fortune, Sullivan North's football team scored 28 points in the final seven minutes of the game Friday night to rally for a 35-21 win over visiting Volunteer.

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Stunner! Keen Ice upsets American Pharoah in Travers

Stunner! Keen Ice upsets American Pharoah in Travers

August 29th, 2015 7:15 pm by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.

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Pulliam clips VanDyke at the line to capture feature at Kingsport

Pulliam clips VanDyke at the line to capture feature at Kingsport

August 29th, 2015 6:01 pm by Robert Walden, Kingsport Speedway

It was Racers Reunion/Championship Night at the Races on Friday night at Kingsport Speedway.

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Lawyer: Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

Lawyer: Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

August 29th, 2015 2:40 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

A lawyer for a race car driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."

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TDH encourages more bicycling and walking for good health

TDH encourages more bicycling and walking for good health

August 29th, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

Among the top 10 leading causes of death in Tennessee in 2014, obesity and a lack of exercise are contributing factors in five.

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Rousey's next fight moved to Nov. 15 in Australia

Rousey's next fight moved to Nov. 15 in Australia

August 29th, 2015 6:00 am by Associated Press

Ronda Rousey was scheduled to defend her bantamweight title against Holly Holm on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas, but a thumb injury to welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has changed the UFC's schedule.

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Barnett, Maggitt give No. 25 Vols fierce pass-rushing tandem

Barnett, Maggitt give No. 25 Vols fierce pass-rushing tandem

August 29th, 2015 4:00 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Opposing quarterbacks could encounter double trouble when they face the Vols. Derek Barnett and Curt Maggitt make No. 25 UT the only Football Bowl Subdivision program to return two players who had at least 10 sacks last season.

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