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Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

January 25th, 2015 2:43 pm by Associated Press

An attorney for the family of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks says the Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack on Friday, just days before his 84th birthday.

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Replay Booth: TSSAA bowling, Dylan Wieger chooses ETSU, regional wrestling, swimming, basketball and more preps from the past week

Replay Booth: TSSAA bowling, Dylan Wieger chooses ETSU, regional wrestling, swimming, basketball and more preps from the past week

January 25th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

A look back at some of the high school sports news from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia that you may have missed this past week.

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Ganassi's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

Ganassi's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

January 25th, 2015 2:38 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Scott Dixon drove a gritty and long final leg to lead Chip Ganassi Racing and its "star car" to a record sixth victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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Thaddeus the Glad: Lebanon boys collect rare win on Gate City's home floor

Thaddeus the Glad: Lebanon boys collect rare win on Gate City's home floor

January 25th, 2015 12:47 am by George Thwaites

Austin Bollinger scored 18 points to lead the Pioneers to a 66-64 Conference 40 win over the Blue Devils at Gate City Middle School Gym on Saturday night. In the girls' game, Kaely Gose scored 18 points and Rachel Kilgore added 14 in a 50-38 win.

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Lady Bucs top Wofford, move to 4-0 in SoCon

Lady Bucs top Wofford, move to 4-0 in SoCon

January 25th, 2015 12:38 am by Jeff Birchfield, NET News Service

East Tennessee State jumped out to a 14-2 lead inside Brooks Gym on Saturday and never looked back en route to a conference victory.

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Bucs' rally comes up short against Terriers

Bucs' rally comes up short against Terriers

January 25th, 2015 12:34 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State rallied within four points after trailing by as many as 21 in the second half, but the Bucs were unable to complete the comeback against Wofford.

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Hilltoppers  win 10th straight NET swimming & diving championship

Hilltoppers win 10th straight NET swimming & diving championship

January 24th, 2015 10:44 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill's boys won every event and the Lady Hilltoppers took nine out of 12 in the NET Swimming and Diving championships at the Kingsport Aquatic Center.

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Patriots' Belichick: 'We try to do everything right'

Patriots' Belichick: 'We try to do everything right'

January 24th, 2015 7:10 pm by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Saturday described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.

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Jones helps Texas A&M outlast Tennessee 67-61

Jones helps Texas A&M outlast Tennessee 67-61

January 24th, 2015 4:20 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds, and Texas A&M outlasted Tennessee 67-61 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory.

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OC Kiffin returning to Alabama for second year

OC Kiffin returning to Alabama for second year

January 24th, 2015 4:10 pm by Associated Press

Lane Kiffin, reportedly a candidate for the San Francisco 49ers' offensive coordinator job, said Saturday that he'll return to Alabama for a second season.

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Feat of Klay: Thompson breaks NBA record with 37-point quarter

Feat of Klay: Thompson breaks NBA record with 37-point quarter

January 24th, 2015 1:00 pm by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer

The sellout crowd chanted Klay Thompson's name. Both benches stood, equally stunned at what was taking place. "They just kept wanting to see the show. That's what they kept telling me."

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