Kingsport Times News Saturday, February 28, 2015
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U.S. hockey team's 'Miracle' gold medal was 35 years ago

U.S. hockey team's 'Miracle' gold medal was 35 years ago

February 18th, 2015 9:07 am by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

It's been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice. For 60-year-old Mike Eruzione, it still seems like only yesterday.

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Duke-UNC on center stage in college hoops this week

Duke-UNC on center stage in college hoops this week

February 18th, 2015 6:00 am by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer

One of college basketball's greatest rivalries and a showdown between two Pac-12 powers highlight this week in college basketball. The marquee game is Duke vs. North Carolina.

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NBA soaring on and off floor, but trouble could be looming

NBA soaring on and off floor, but trouble could be looming

February 18th, 2015 1:00 am by TOM WITHERS, and ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Sports Writers

There's a pivotal play developing over the next few years that could threaten a thriving NBA again. With players and owners able to opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement after the 2016-17 season, a labor battle looms.

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Weather still has prep basketball tournaments up in the air

Weather still has prep basketball tournaments up in the air

February 18th, 2015 12:02 am by George Thwaites

While games are on tap for Wednesday night, uncertain road conditions and weather have put area high school basketball tournament schedules into a highly tentative mode.

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No. 1 Wildcats top Vols 66-48 to go to 26-0

No. 1 Wildcats top Vols 66-48 to go to 26-0

February 17th, 2015 9:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

After leading just 35-31 at halftime, No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense after intermission and extended the best start in school history with a 66-48 victory over Tennessee on Tuesday night.

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Colts RB Bradshaw pleads not guilty to pot charge

Colts RB Bradshaw pleads not guilty to pot charge

February 17th, 2015 6:30 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a marijuana possession charge after being stopped this month by state troopers on an interstate highway in western Ohio.

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A-Rod apologizes for 'mistakes' that led to suspension

A-Rod apologizes for 'mistakes' that led to suspension

February 17th, 2015 5:23 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Alex Rodriguez issued a five-paragraph handwritten apology "for the mistakes that led to my suspension" on Tuesday without detailing specifics about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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Former Vol Johnson turns himself in on rape charge

Former Vol Johnson turns himself in on rape charge

February 17th, 2015 5:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Knox County Sheriff's Office said former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson turned himself in Tuesday on a charge of aggravated rape. He was released on $40,000 bond.

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ETSU senior Destiny Mitchell named SoCon women's player of the week

ETSU senior Destiny Mitchell named SoCon women's player of the week

February 17th, 2015 3:36 pm by Staff Report

Destiny Mitchell recorded a double-double average of 11.0 points and 16.0 rebounds in wins against Western Carolina and UNC Greensboro.

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Williams named Tri-Cities Christian football coach

Williams named Tri-Cities Christian football coach

February 17th, 2015 12:51 pm by Staff Report

Tom Williams was a four-year letterman at Dobyns-Bennett where he was a two-way starter and team captain.

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