Kingsport Times News Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Joe Gibbs Racing picks 3 drivers for Busch's Xfinity car

Joe Gibbs Racing picks 3 drivers for Busch's Xfinity car

March 4th, 2015 9:22 am by Associated Press

Joe Gibbs Racing has planned for at least 14 Xfinity Series races that Kyle Busch will miss as he continues to recover from a broken right leg and broken left foot. JGR has already hired David Ragan to drive Busch's car in the Sprint Cup Series.

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With McCoy trade, Kelly proves every player expendable

With McCoy trade, Kelly proves every player expendable

March 4th, 2015 9:20 am by ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer

Since taking full control of all personnel moves away from former general manager Howie Roseman in the offseason, Chip Kelly has been busy reshaping a team that won 10 games in each of his first two seasons.

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Maryville stops D-B just short of state tournament

Maryville stops D-B just short of state tournament

March 4th, 2015 12:10 am by Dave Ongie

Maryville pulled out a 74-58 victory over Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday night in the TSSAA Class AAA boys basketball sectionals. It wasn't easy, though. "They kept fighting and kept fighting," Tribe coach Charlie Morgan said.

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Twin Valley dumps Castlewood 73-54 in girls 1A West semis

Twin Valley dumps Castlewood 73-54 in girls 1A West semis

March 3rd, 2015 11:01 pm by George Thwaites

In Tuesday night's opener at Lebanon High School, Kayla Mullins scored 15 points and Clintwood earned its second VHSL 1A Final Four appearance in three years with a 48-41 win over Honaker.

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Skole notches 400th coaching win at ETSU

Skole notches 400th coaching win at ETSU

March 3rd, 2015 10:15 pm by Staff Report

The East Tennessee State baseball team routed Radford 9-1 on Tuesday at Thomas Stadium, giving coach Tony Skole his 400th career win with the Bucs.

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Vols' defense struggling during late-season slide

Vols' defense struggling during late-season slide

March 3rd, 2015 10:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee has allowed each of its last two opponents to shoot at least 57 percent and has dropped five straight games, the Vols' longest losing streak since 2000-01. They hope to stop the slide Wednesday night at LSU.

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Titans release Pollard, claim Massaquoi off waivers

Titans release Pollard, claim Massaquoi off waivers

March 3rd, 2015 7:01 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Titans released veteran safety Bernard Pollard and replaced him by claiming linebacker Jonathan Massaquoi off waivers, the team said Tuesday.

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ETSU senior guard Jalen Riley named first-team All-SoCon

ETSU senior guard Jalen Riley named first-team All-SoCon

March 3rd, 2015 5:10 pm by Staff Report

Jalen Riley currently averages 20.7 points per game and 22.3 ppg in conference matchups.

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Camp Day, Hunter Wright's 20th year on K-Mets' 2015 agenda

Camp Day, Hunter Wright's 20th year on K-Mets' 2015 agenda

March 3rd, 2015 1:34 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets will open their 68-game Appalachian League schedule with a two-game set against the Johnson City Cardinals on June 23-24, the team announced Tuesday.

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Maholm gets chance to help Reds' depleted rotation

Maholm gets chance to help Reds' depleted rotation

March 3rd, 2015 11:00 am by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press

The Reds signed left-hander Maholm to a minor league deal and invited him to training camp to see whether he could be a starter again after spending much of last season in the Dodgers' bullpen.

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