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NCAA council OKs proposal for expanded meal allowances

NCAA council OKs proposal for expanded meal allowances

April 15th, 2014 6:56 pm by Associated Press

The NCAA's legislative council has approved a proposal to expand the meal allowance for athletes. If OK'd by the board of directors on April 24, Division I schools could provide unlimited meals and snacks to everyone who plays a college sport.

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49ers' Kilgore has public intoxication charge dismissed

49ers' Kilgore has public intoxication charge dismissed

April 15th, 2014 6:20 pm by Staff Report

49ers center Daniel Kilgore, arrested in January and charged with public intoxication, had his case dismissed Friday following his appearance in Kingsport General Sessions court, the San Jose Mercury News reported Tuesday.

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AP source: RB Chris Johnson visiting Jets

AP source: RB Chris Johnson visiting Jets

April 15th, 2014 3:52 pm by DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer

A person familiar with the situation says that former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson is visiting the New York Jets, who are looking to add a playmaker to their backfield.

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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

April 15th, 2014 3:47 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.

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UPDATE: Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

UPDATE: Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

April 15th, 2014 1:36 pm by Associated Press

Cal announced Cuonzo Martin's hiring Tuesday. He went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, including a 24-13 mark and an appearance in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament this season.

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Clemson dismisses QB Kelly after sideline argument

Clemson dismisses QB Kelly after sideline argument

April 15th, 2014 2:12 am by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

Clemson dismissed quarterback Chad Kelly from the team Monday, two days after he was benched for the second half of the spring game for disagreeing with coaches over whether to go for it on fourth down.

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Uggla hits grand slam in ninth, Braves beat Phillies

Uggla hits grand slam in ninth, Braves beat Phillies

April 15th, 2014 2:00 am by AARON BRACY, Associated Press

Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth, that lifted the Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Phillies on Monday night. Evan Gattis also homered twice and Uggla drove in five runs in the Braves' fourth straight win.

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Prep results - Monday, April 14

Prep results - Monday, April 14

April 15th, 2014 12:29 am by Staff Report

Monday's high school scores from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Indy 500 gives teams second chance to make field

Indy 500 gives teams second chance to make field

April 14th, 2014 10:48 pm by Associated Press

The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day of qualifying a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.

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Volunteer sweeps team titles at County Clash

Volunteer sweeps team titles at County Clash

April 14th, 2014 10:14 pm by Pat Kenney

The third annual County Clash at Volunteer High School on Monday turned into a Hawkins County affair. Volunteer's girls and boys track and field programs ran away with the team titles.

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