Kingsport Times News Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Hernandez lawyers fight to bar jail calls from murder trial

Hernandez lawyers fight to bar jail calls from murder trial

March 25th, 2015 9:41 am by Associated Press

Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are fighting to keep his jailhouse conversations out of his murder trial.

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Martinsville to erect tire barriers for NASCAR race

Martinsville to erect tire barriers for NASCAR race

March 25th, 2015 9:39 am by Associated Press

International Speedway Corp. said Monday the tire barriers will be installed at the end of the backstretch of the .526-mile oval. The barriers will be in place in time for Sprint Cup practice and qualifying on Friday.

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Tennessee counting on Dobbs to thrive in leadership role

Tennessee counting on Dobbs to thrive in leadership role

March 25th, 2015 8:30 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Joshua Dobbs must build on the momentum he established late last season and emerge as one of the Southeastern Conference's top quarterbacks for the Vols to compete for an Eastern Division title.

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Henley leads Lady Falcons lineup with bunts and a blast

Henley leads Lady Falcons lineup with bunts and a blast

March 24th, 2015 10:38 pm by George Thwaites

Cynthia Henley went 3-for-3 with a pair of bunt singles and jolted a two-run homer in the Lady Falcons' 6-0 Big 7 win over visiting Dobyns-Bennett on Tuesday.

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South finds a way past Gate City

South finds a way past Gate City

March 24th, 2015 10:30 pm by Dave Ongie

The Rebels managed just four hits against the Blue Devils on Tuesday but found ways to manufacture runs en route to a 12-2 victory.

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Photo Gallery: Dobyns-Bennett vs Volunteer, Softball

March 24th, 2015 8:07 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the action at Church Hill as the high flying Lady Falcons take on the Lady Indians. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Emotional Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal

Emotional Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal

March 24th, 2015 6:35 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Congress on Tuesday awarded its highest civilian honor to golfing great Jack Nicklaus, who accepted the gold medal with a few tears, humility and humor.

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Wise Central's Logan Reynolds earns second straight VHSL Group 2A girls basketball player of the year award

Wise Central's Logan Reynolds earns second straight VHSL Group 2A girls basketball player of the year award

March 24th, 2015 4:53 pm by Staff Report

After leading the Warriors to their second straight girls 2A state basketball championship, Robin Dotson named VHSL coach of the year.

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Rich get richer: Mayweather, Pacquiao purses soar

Rich get richer: Mayweather, Pacquiao purses soar

March 24th, 2015 3:23 pm by TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer

New estimates show Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s payoff for fighting Manny Pacquiao in May could easily be $180 million, and Pacquiao's take is expected to be well over $100 million by the time everything is tallied up.

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Randolph helps Memphis beat New York Knicks 103-82

Randolph helps Memphis beat New York Knicks 103-82

March 24th, 2015 9:41 am by JEFFREY BERNSTEIN, Associated Press

The Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot for the fifth consecutive season on Monday night. They hope this is only the beginning. Zach Randolph scored 23 points and Marc Gasol had 21, leading Memphis to a 103-82 win over the New York Knicks.

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