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High school football in Northeast Tennessee kicks off Thursday

High school football in Northeast Tennessee kicks off Thursday

August 19th, 2015 7:17 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett travels to take on Tennessee High at the Stone Castle in Bristol, while Sullivan North is at Sullivan Central and Sullivan East goes up to Mountain City to meet Johnson County.

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EIi Manning not looking to be the NFL's top paid quarterback

EIi Manning not looking to be the NFL's top paid quarterback

August 19th, 2015 5:58 pm by TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports Writer

A perplexed and slightly miffed Eli Manning on Wednesday shot down a report that he wants to be the league's top-paid quarterback, insisting that was not the goal in contract talks.

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Pistorius to be moved to house arrest, still faces appeal

Pistorius to be moved to house arrest, still faces appeal

August 19th, 2015 2:00 pm by GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press; LYNSEY CHUTEL, Associated Press

After being locked up for 10 months for killing his girlfriend, double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius is scheduled to be released from prison and go into house arrest on Friday, unless the Department of Justice intervenes.

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Brian Schmitz: PGA finds life after Tiger

Brian Schmitz: PGA finds life after Tiger

August 19th, 2015 1:00 pm by By Brian Schmitz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

There's life after Tiger Woods. And it looks to be a pretty good, exciting life at that on the PGA Tour.

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Kendrick Lewis' post-Katrina path led him to Ravens

Kendrick Lewis' post-Katrina path led him to Ravens

August 19th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun (TNS)

Kendrick Lewis had been a Raven for a little more than a month, but it was important for him to get involved. He wanted to walk the streets and witness the damage and despair.

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Pick 6: Contenders hand offenses to 35-and-under assistants

Pick 6: Contenders hand offenses to 35-and-under assistants

August 19th, 2015 11:00 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Power programs in recent years have been more willing to entrust their offenses to assistant coaches who were born during the Reagan administration, such as new Notre Dame offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford.

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Titans finally intercept Mariota on his 231st pass of camp

Titans finally intercept Mariota on his 231st pass of camp

August 19th, 2015 10:00 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Marcus Mariota's streak of passes at Titans training camp without being intercepted finally is over. Linebacker Zach Brown picked off the rookie quarterback, though he needed a little help to pull in the pick.

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Melvin Upton Jr homers twice in Padres' 9-0 win over Braves

Melvin Upton Jr homers twice in Padres' 9-0 win over Braves

August 19th, 2015 9:51 am by BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Starting against his old team because Will Venable had been traded a few hours before first pitch, Upton hit two two-run home runs to help power the San Diego Padres to a 9-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

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George Diaz: Winless drivers putting squeeze on dominant Chase field

George Diaz: Winless drivers putting squeeze on dominant Chase field

August 19th, 2015 9:48 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

With three races to go at Bristol, Darlington and Richmond before the Chase field is set, 11 drivers have qualified through winning. Of those, seven have multiple wins, including Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch (four each).

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K-Mets can't overcome fifth-inning inversion, Rays stay on top for win

K-Mets can't overcome fifth-inning inversion, Rays stay on top for win

August 19th, 2015 12:20 am by George Thwaites

Princeton erupted for six runs on five hits and two errors in the fifth inning, priming the pump for a 10-5 Appalachian League victory over Kingsport at Hunter Wright Stadium Tuesday.

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