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Crazy 8s festivities set for Saturday, July 11

Crazy 8s festivities set for Saturday, July 11

June 24th, 2015 7:22 pm by Pat Kenney

This will mark the 25th anniversary of the race over the world famous figure-8 course, with candle-lit streets and an rousing finish inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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Josh Robbins' NBA mock draft

Josh Robbins' NBA mock draft

June 24th, 2015 11:30 am by By Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Mock drafts typically are an exercise in futility. But that won't stop me from predicting what will occur in the first 14 picks in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday night.

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Browns rookie Danny Shelton reflects on mother's influence

Browns rookie Danny Shelton reflects on mother's influence

June 24th, 2015 10:30 am by By Nate Ulrich, Akron Beacon Journal (TNS)

Danny Shelton listened to the advice doled out this week at the NFL Rookie Symposium and realized his mother has been preaching similar lessons about staying out of trouble for years.

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George Diaz: NASCAR shifting power back into drivers' hands with aero changes

George Diaz: NASCAR shifting power back into drivers' hands with aero changes

June 24th, 2015 9:41 am by George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

We submit the first order of evidence: NASCAR will implement rules changes in the middle of the season, starting with the race in Kentucky (after the restrictor-plate Coke Zero 400 at Daytona next month).

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Strasburg gets Braves' attention in 3-1 loss to Nationals

Strasburg gets Braves' attention in 3-1 loss to Nationals

June 24th, 2015 9:38 am by IAN QUILLEN, Associated Press

Stephen Strasburg pitched through the fifth inning Tuesday night, long enough to make the Atlanta Braves take notice. Strasburg didn't allow a run in his return from the disabled list, and the Braves' rally against the bullpen fell short

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2-time champ Rafael Nadal seeded No. 10 for Wimbledon

2-time champ Rafael Nadal seeded No. 10 for Wimbledon

June 24th, 2015 9:37 am by Associated Press

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal was seeded No. 10 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, his lowest seeding ever at the All England Club.

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Virginia's 3-0 win over Vandy forces Game 3 in CWS finals

Virginia's 3-0 win over Vandy forces Game 3 in CWS finals

June 24th, 2015 12:52 am by ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer

Adam Haseley and Josh Sborz combined on the shutout, senior utility man Thomas Woodruff drove in two runs, and the Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt 3-0 on Tuesday night to force a winner-take-all game in the College World Series.

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K-Mets give up zero walks, commit zero errors in opening-night win against JC

K-Mets give up zero walks, commit zero errors in opening-night win against JC

June 24th, 2015 12:45 am by George Thwaites

Luis Rivera's rookie season at a manager of the K-Mets begins with a 'W' as youth-laden Kingsport beats the Cardinals 4-3 in front of a crowded house at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Photo Gallery: Kingsport Mets opening night at Hunter Wright Stadium

June 24th, 2015 12:23 am by George Thwaites

Photo gallery from the Kingsport Mets' Appalachian League opener with the Johnson City Cardinals at Hunter Wright Stadium on Tuesday.

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Grizzlies' draft options center around Gasol's decision

Grizzlies' draft options center around Gasol's decision

June 23rd, 2015 11:00 pm by CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press

Not knowing what All-Star center Marc Gasol will do as a free agent leaves the Memphis Grizzlies facing a variety of options of what they could do in the NBA draft, which starts Thursday night.

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