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Love is in the air: Signs smallmouth beginning to bed down on South Holston

Love is in the air: Signs smallmouth beginning to bed down on South Holston

April 17th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

The long winter fast isn't the only thing to account for the voracious appetites of warmwater species in early spring. The days are getting longer. Fish are feeding up to store energy for another big event.

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Djokovic advances to Monte Carlo Masters semifinals

Djokovic advances to Monte Carlo Masters semifinals

April 17th, 2015 9:36 am by SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer

Novak Djokovic powered his way into the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday with a 6-0, 6-3 win over U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic.

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Appeals panel rules RCR intentionally altered Newman's tires

Appeals panel rules RCR intentionally altered Newman's tires

April 17th, 2015 9:35 am by Associated Press

A NASCAR appeals panel upheld a penalty against Richard Childress Racing for intentionally manipulating the tires on a car driven by Ryan Newman at Fontana.

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Lack of QB depth could cause headaches for Tennessee

Lack of QB depth could cause headaches for Tennessee

April 17th, 2015 9:35 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's lack of a proven backup plan at quarterback represents arguably the Volunteers' greatest cause for concern in their bid for a breakthrough season.

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Grizzlies trying to get healthy for series vs. Trail Blazers

Grizzlies trying to get healthy for series vs. Trail Blazers

April 17th, 2015 9:31 am by Associated Press

Well, the postseason has arrived, and the Grizzlies can only hope having three days off before hosting Portland on Sunday night helps heal everyone's aches and pains.

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Sevier County hands Dobyns-Bennett 7-3 loss on opening day of the SKS Baseball Classic

Sevier County hands Dobyns-Bennett 7-3 loss on opening day of the SKS Baseball Classic

April 16th, 2015 8:47 pm by Pat Kenney

Alan Silva, the Smoky Bears regular shortstop, improved to 4-1 on the season after pitching six innings, scattering six hits, walking three and striking out four.

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Pacers' playoff hopes end with 95-83 loss to Grizzlies

Pacers' playoff hopes end with 95-83 loss to Grizzlies

April 16th, 2015 9:30 am by CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press

Marc Gasol had 33 points and 13 rebounds, and the Grizzlies defeated the Pacers 95-83 on Wednesday night, ending Indiana's hopes for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot.

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Keith scores as Blackhawks beat Predators 4-3 in double OT

Keith scores as Blackhawks beat Predators 4-3 in double OT

April 16th, 2015 9:29 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Darling stopped all 42 shots he faced, and Duncan Keith scored at 7:49 of double overtime helping the Chicago Blackhawks rally and beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Wednesday night.

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Roger Federer loses in 3rd round at Monte Carlo Masters

Roger Federer loses in 3rd round at Monte Carlo Masters

April 16th, 2015 9:27 am by SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer

Gael Monfils defeated second-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6 (5) Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters.

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Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreck

Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreck

April 16th, 2015 9:26 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

As he pulled off pit road at Daytona International Speedway moments before the season-opening Xfinity Series race, Kyle Busch said he looked to the left and noticed for the first time a concrete wall along the race track.

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