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ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Twitter comments

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Twitter comments

February 24th, 2015 3:13 pm by Associated Press

Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.

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Freshman ineligibility not a thought many men's basketball coaches like

Freshman ineligibility not a thought many men's basketball coaches like

February 24th, 2015 2:30 pm by Blair Kerkhoff, The Kansas City Star (TNS)

First-year students in men's basketball and football didn't become eligible to compete until 1972, and the idea of freshman ineligibility has collected steam as a topic over the past few weeks at the power conference commissioner level.

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Stewart-Haas sticks with fill-in Smith for Atlanta

Stewart-Haas sticks with fill-in Smith for Atlanta

February 24th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Regan Smith will be behind the wheel for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his second straight race as a sub for suspended Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch.

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AAC hoops tourneys tip off Wednesday in Kingsport

AAC hoops tourneys tip off Wednesday in Kingsport

February 24th, 2015 1:15 pm by Staff Report

For the third straight year, the Appalachian Athletic Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments will be played at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center.

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Grizzlies beat Clippers 90-87 behind Conley and Green

Grizzlies beat Clippers 90-87 behind Conley and Green

February 24th, 2015 9:04 am by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

The Memphis Grizzlies are on a roll with Jeff Green. Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and Marc Gasol had 14 to help the Grizzlies improve to 15-3 since Green joined the team on Jan. 12.

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Youth could have edge in Braves' position battles

Youth could have edge in Braves' position battles

February 24th, 2015 2:00 am by David O'brien, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Braves have young players or prospects competing against veterans for several spots on the major league roster, and Atlanta's president of baseball operations said the kids could have an advantage if a race is close.

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Roundup: Jefferson County ousts D-B girls in regional quarters

Roundup: Jefferson County ousts D-B girls in regional quarters

February 24th, 2015 12:40 am by Staff Report

Sasha Morrisette poured in a game-high 41 points, but it wasn't enough to lift the Dobyns-Bennett girls over Jefferson County in the quarterfinals of the Region 1-AAA basketball tournament on Monday.

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No. 2 Gamecocks hand No. 6 Lady Vols first SEC loss

No. 2 Gamecocks hand No. 6 Lady Vols first SEC loss

February 24th, 2015 12:20 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and South Carolina remained perfect in Southeastern Conference play with a 71-66 win on Monday night.

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Prep Results from Monday, Feb. 23

Prep Results from Monday, Feb. 23

February 24th, 2015 12:09 am by staff

Monday's Region 1-AAA and Region 1-AA girls basketball tournament scores from Northeast Tennessee.

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Samford drops ETSU women

Samford drops ETSU women

February 24th, 2015 12:02 am by Staff Report

Samford jumped out to a big lead and held on to hand the East Tennessee State women their second Southern Conference loss of the season on Monday.

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