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Van Dyke leads the pack at Kingsport Speedway Thursday night

Van Dyke leads the pack at Kingsport Speedway Thursday night

April 17th, 2015 8:13 pm by staff reports

Motorsports in the Model City got a jump start on nearby Bristol Motor Speedway with Thursday night's NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program at Kingsport Speedway.

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Kenseth rockets to Food City 500 pole

Kenseth rockets to Food City 500 pole

April 17th, 2015 6:45 pm by Dave Ongie

Matt Kenseth won his first Sprint Cup pole of the season by posting a lap of 14.917 seconds (128.632 mph) at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday.

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Photo Gallery Bristol Race Weekend

April 17th, 2015 1:09 pm by jonathan mccoy

NASCAR fans from around the world have started the first of two annual pilgrimages to Bristol Raceway for the Food City 500.

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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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