Kingsport Times News Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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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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Tribe relay squad, Lady Falcons jumper shine at state meet

Tribe relay squad, Lady Falcons jumper shine at state meet

May 22nd, 2015 12:26 am by Jeff Birchfield, NET News Service

Dobyns-Bennett had a pair of All-State performances Thursday at the TSSAA girls' state track and field meet at Middle Tennessee State University and Volunteer had another.

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Rebels' Jackson Three Rivers Player of the Year

Rebels' Jackson Three Rivers Player of the Year

May 21st, 2015 9:53 pm by George Thwaites

Sullivan South coach Anthony Richardson and Sullivan East pitcher Hunter Stratton also singled out for honors on the recently-released 2015 All-Three Rivers Conference baseball team.

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Smith, James lead Cavs past Hawks 97-89 in Game 1

Smith, James lead Cavs past Hawks 97-89 in Game 1

May 21st, 2015 9:36 am by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

J.R. Smith knocked down a tough 3-pointer, then another. Turning toward the fans, their heckling transformed to groans, he blew off his right index finger and motioned toward his side, like he was holstering his pistol.

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Rays shut down by Perez, lose to Braves 2-1

Rays shut down by Perez, lose to Braves 2-1

May 21st, 2015 9:35 am by Associated Press

With a chance to sweep a two-game set for their first series win over the Braves since 2001, the Rays failed to take advantage of what appeared to be a favorable pitching matchup and lost 2-1 on Wednesday night.

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