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Harlem Globetrotters great Haynes dies at 89

Harlem Globetrotters great Haynes dies at 89

May 22nd, 2015 4:45 pm by Associated Press

Marques Haynes, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters showman often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89.

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Toughest-ever French Open draw for 'King of Clay'

Toughest-ever French Open draw for 'King of Clay'

May 22nd, 2015 3:00 pm by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Writer

Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris. "I think I can do it," Nadal said Friday. "Do it is another thing."

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Bucs' Forbes adds swingman Johnson to recruiting class

Bucs' Forbes adds swingman Johnson to recruiting class

May 22nd, 2015 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Shemar Johnson, a 6-foot-6 swingman from Columbus, Miss., has joined three other members of men's basketball coach Steve Forbes' first recruiting class at East Tennessee State.

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Fishing Report: Finesse worm bite on Boone Lake is booming

Fishing Report: Finesse worm bite on Boone Lake is booming

May 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

According to Rex Pendergrass at Watson's Marine and Tackle in Bluff City, the best reports he's heard this week have all come from the drastically, drawn-down reservoir smack in the middle of the Tri-Cities.

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Braves take advantage of Smith's ejection to beat Brewers

Braves take advantage of Smith's ejection to beat Brewers

May 22nd, 2015 9:52 am by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez doesn't regret calling out Milwaukee reliever Will Smith for breaking a rule that some pitchers might break every night.

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In this generation, 3-pointers are paramount in the playoffs

In this generation, 3-pointers are paramount in the playoffs

May 22nd, 2015 9:51 am by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer

Perhaps they've finally come to accept that the days of packing the paint are over. In this generation, offense is predicated on space, passing and plenty of 3-point shooting. Never has that been more apparent than in these playoffs.

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Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

May 22nd, 2015 9:49 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam.

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Earnhardt  Jr. still seeking elusive Charlotte victory

Earnhardt Jr. still seeking elusive Charlotte victory

May 22nd, 2015 9:48 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

He's come close - running out of gas while in the lead on the final lap of the 2011 Coca-Cola 600. This season, he said, close isn't good enough.

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US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

May 22nd, 2015 9:47 am by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.

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Prep Results - Thursday, May 21

Prep Results - Thursday, May 21

May 22nd, 2015 12:29 am by Staff Report

High school scores from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia

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