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NASCAR warns of consequences of failing inspection

NASCAR warns of consequences of failing inspection

April 24th, 2015 6:52 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR said Friday that if the policy had been in place last week, nine teams would have received written warnings at Bristol Motor Speedway. Three of those teams would have been docked practice time Friday at Richmond.

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Predators' Weber out for rest of Blackhawks series

Predators' Weber out for rest of Blackhawks series

April 24th, 2015 6:48 pm by Associated Press

Predators defenseman Shea Weber's lower-body injury will prevent him from playing in the remainder of the team's Western Conference quarterfinal series with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Vols WR Pearson named as rape suspect

Vols WR Pearson named as rape suspect

April 24th, 2015 6:05 pm by By Matt Slovin and Anita Wadhwani The Tennessean

Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson has been named as a suspect in a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in an off-campus apartment in the early hours of Friday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Signs of bedding bass abound on South Holston and herald the spawning season

Signs of bedding bass abound on South Holston and herald the spawning season

April 24th, 2015 1:00 pm by George Thwaites

"Bloody tails! Bloody tails!" What sounds like the terrifying refrain from some old Appalachian campfire story is actually part of the lore of bass anglers just about anywhere.

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Royals sending a fighting message early in season

Royals sending a fighting message early in season

April 24th, 2015 9:59 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

The Kansas City Royals earned a reputation for being a scrappy bunch last year, when they stole bases and dazzled on defense and used old-school small ball to reach Game 7 of the World Series. And they were at it again Thursday night in Chicago.

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NCAA president Emmert wants end to one-and-done basketball players

NCAA president Emmert wants end to one-and-done basketball players

April 24th, 2015 9:58 am by By Blair Kerkhoff, The Kansas City Star (TNS)

In the final days before the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NBA draft, the leaders of college and professional basketball agree the current arrangement is not ideal.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR CEO says he'd like to make room for Busch in Chase

NASCAR CEO says he'd like to make room for Busch in Chase

April 24th, 2015 9:53 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR chairman Brian France isn't sure if Kyle Busch will be granted a waiver to be part of the championship chase when he returns from injury, but said Thursday the sanctioning body would like to "accommodate" him.

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Scott Fowler: NFL's 10-game penalty for Cowboys' Hardy a pleasant surprise

Scott Fowler: NFL's 10-game penalty for Cowboys' Hardy a pleasant surprise

April 24th, 2015 9:53 am by By Scott Fowler, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Ten games?! I don't know about you, but I was pretty shocked about the length of time the NFL has told former Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy he must miss in the 2015 season. Shocked, yes - but also pleasantly surprised.

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Sports Sports Live Results
Prep Results, Thursday, April 23

Prep Results, Thursday, April 23

April 24th, 2015 12:43 am by staff

Thursday's baseball, softball, soccer, tennis plus highly-detailed track and field results from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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FCA Tennessee-Virginia All-Star basketball games tip off at Volunteer tonight

FCA Tennessee-Virginia All-Star basketball games tip off at Volunteer tonight

April 23rd, 2015 9:04 pm by staff reports

High school basketball stars from both sides of the state line will display their skills for the final time in 2015. The girls game tips off at 6 p.m. and the boys game is slated to follow at 8 p.m.

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