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Fans, former players bid farewell to Dean Smith

Fans, former players bid farewell to Dean Smith

February 22nd, 2015 7:31 pm by AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

North Carolina offered one more tribute to Dean Smith on Sunday, holding a public memorial service that gave thousands of fans, former players and coaching colleagues a chance to remember the late Hall of Famer.

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Hagan races to second straight Funny Car victory

Hagan races to second straight Funny Car victory

February 22nd, 2015 7:21 pm by Associated Press

Matt Hagan raced to his second consecutive Funny Car victory of the season Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.

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Update: Logano gives Penske another Daytona 500 win

Update: Logano gives Penske another Daytona 500 win

February 22nd, 2015 5:10 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Joey Logano won his first career Daytona 500 on Sunday, crossing the finish line under caution after a two-lap sprint.

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High school schedule, week of Feb. 23

High school schedule, week of Feb. 23

February 22nd, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

The high school basketball tournament schedules for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia the week beginning Feb. 23.

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Gate City's one-person swim team headed to state

Gate City's one-person swim team headed to state

February 22nd, 2015 2:25 pm by Marci Gore

When Abby Wettack was just a toddler, she received treatments for a cancerous tumor on her hip. These treatments, although destroying the cancer itself, weakened Abby's leg, making high-impact sports more difficult.

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Gibbs unsure how long Kyle Busch out of action

Gibbs unsure how long Kyle Busch out of action

February 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver sustained a compound fracture to his lower right leg and a broken bone in the middle of his left foot in a late-race crash during Saturday's Xfinity Series race at Daytona.

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Ali, Liston gloves, Shoeless Joe photo fetch $1.1M in NYC

Ali, Liston gloves, Shoeless Joe photo fetch $1.1M in NYC

February 22nd, 2015 8:00 am by Associated Press

The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million total at an auction Saturday.

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Ole Hit Or Miss: Richardson misses 12-footer, gives Mississippi win over Tennessee

Ole Hit Or Miss: Richardson misses 12-footer, gives Mississippi win over Tennessee

February 21st, 2015 11:24 pm by Associated Press

"I just didn't want to see him (Richardson) hit a 3. He made a great play to get a clean look and he got a good shot. We got a kind bounce," said Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy. "Our margin of error is awfully small and we've proved that for 27 games."

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Riley hits 1,000 but can't rescue Bucs against Mocs

Riley hits 1,000 but can't rescue Bucs against Mocs

February 21st, 2015 11:10 pm by NET News Service

Jalen Riley finished with 31 points to become the 38th player in ETSU history to hit the 1,000-point career milestone, but the Bucs fell to Chattanooga 67-59 on Saturday night at McKenzie Arena.

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Season over for Heat's Bosh, diagnosed with blood clots

Season over for Heat's Bosh, diagnosed with blood clots

February 21st, 2015 8:45 pm by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat will miss at least the remainder of the season because of blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.

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