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K-Mets drop rubber game to BriSox

K-Mets drop rubber game to BriSox

August 17th, 2013 10:18 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets pounded out 16 hits for the second straight night but couldn't overcome a five-run first inning by Bristol and fell to the White Sox 10-6 on Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Tejada slammed with 105-game suspension for positive drug test

Tejada slammed with 105-game suspension for positive drug test

August 17th, 2013 5:55 pm by Associated Press

The scourge of drugs and baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.

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Beamer still humble at 'The House That Frank Built'

Beamer still humble at 'The House That Frank Built'

August 17th, 2013 3:45 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Frank Beamer, entering his 27th season as Virginia Tech's football coach, is in full grind mode. The Hokies open against two-time defending national champion Alabama on Aug. 31, and time is precious.

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Browns rookie Mingo out of hospital after sustaining bruised lung

Browns rookie Mingo out of hospital after sustaining bruised lung

August 17th, 2013 1:40 pm by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Browns rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo was released from the hospital after a two-night stay because of a bruised lung that occurred during Thursday night's exhibition victory over the Detroit Lions.

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LB Johnson emerging as leader of Vols' D

LB Johnson emerging as leader of Vols' D

August 17th, 2013 1:33 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

One year after leading the SEC in tackles, Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson wants to become a better leader of his own defense. "We've challenged him," coach Butch Jones said. "He's the alpha male of the defense. He's the leader."

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Tide on top — again: Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Tide on top — again: Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

August 17th, 2013 12:13 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two — No. 1. Nick Saban's two-time defending national champions are top-ranked in The Associated Press preseason college football poll,

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Rebels debut large in Three Rivers jamboree

Rebels debut large in Three Rivers jamboree

August 16th, 2013 11:51 pm by George Thwaites

The Rebels scored on their first play from scrimmage en route to prevailing 21-7 after one quarter on the field with the defending conference champs.

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K-Mets pound out 16 hits in win over Bristol

K-Mets pound out 16 hits in win over Bristol

August 16th, 2013 10:21 pm by Greg Peters

Kingsport's 11-4 win pulled the K-Mets to within 1 1/2 games of first place in the Western Division of the Appalachian League.

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NBC bets big on English Premier League soccer

NBC bets big on English Premier League soccer

August 16th, 2013 6:50 pm by Associated Press

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — As part of its three-year contract, NBC Sports Group will broadcast all 380 games from the Premier League this season in some form — more than what’s even available in the United Kingdom.

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ETSU's Kerry Doane and Clinton Freeman receive more postseason baseball accolades

ETSU's Kerry Doane and Clinton Freeman receive more postseason baseball accolades

August 16th, 2013 6:18 pm by Pat Kenney

A 24th round draft pick of the Cleveland Indians, Doane, who already received three previous All-American honors earlier this summer, finished his senior season with a 13-2 record and led the nation in complete games (12), innings (147.0) and shutouts (4)

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