Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Bill Nichols: Jordan Spieth ushers in a new era of golf, could be motivation for sport's next generation

Bill Nichols: Jordan Spieth ushers in a new era of golf, could be motivation for sport's next generation

July 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by By Bill Nichols, The Dallas Morning News (TNS)

Dallas' Jordan Spieth did not join Ben Hogan as the only players to win the first three majors in the same year. His Grand Slam quest ended on the 72nd hole of the 144th British Open on Monday

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Jeff Schultz: For Florida State, Fisher, perception is reality

Jeff Schultz: For Florida State, Fisher, perception is reality

July 22nd, 2015 1:00 pm by By Jeff Schultz, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS)

Jimbo Fisher can't help himself. Or maybe he just chooses not to. It's difficult to tell sometimes whether the words that tumble out of Fisher's mouth are the product of typical used-car-salesman denial or just an extreme case of doesn't-get-it-ness.

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Israeli baseball player selected in MLB draft for 1st time

Israeli baseball player selected in MLB draft for 1st time

July 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm by ARON HELLER, Associated Press

The 6-foot-2 Kremer is the golden boy of Israeli baseball, the first citizen to be selected in the major league draft and the country's greatest hope of lifting the sport from its decades-long second-class status.

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Magic to play Raptors in regular-season NBA game in London

Magic to play Raptors in regular-season NBA game in London

July 22nd, 2015 11:00 am by Associated Press

It will be the sixth league game played at the O2 Arena in the British capital. Before 2011, games in London were only exhibitions.

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Dodgers have night to forget in Atlanta

Dodgers have night to forget in Atlanta

July 22nd, 2015 10:04 am by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Losing 4-3 to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night, the NL West-leading Dodgers dropped consecutive games for the first time since June 22-23 at the Chicago Cubs.

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George Diaz: Kyle Busch's marvelous resilience after crash worthy of Chase berth

George Diaz: Kyle Busch's marvelous resilience after crash worthy of Chase berth

July 22nd, 2015 10:04 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Busch, despite missing 11 of the first 19 races because of severe leg injuries from a crash at Daytona, has won three races. Do the math. That's three victories in eight starts. Phenomenal. He is only second in victories behind Jimmie Johnson.

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Thompson Metal Monster Truck Madness at BMS on Saturday

Thompson Metal Monster Truck Madness at BMS on Saturday

July 22nd, 2015 8:55 am by Staff Report

Some of the biggest monster truck names in the business will be flying, crushing and destroying everything in their way during the Thompson Metal Monster Truck Madness on Saturday, July 25 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Yankees get Mazeika'ed, K-Mets win 5-2

Yankees get Mazeika'ed, K-Mets win 5-2

July 21st, 2015 11:30 pm by George Thwaites

K-Mets' slugging leader Patrick Mazeika continued to prove his worth in the Appalachian League clash with Pulaski, delivering a big hit early and later sparking a comeback in Kingsport's 5-2 win at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Titans reach deal with QB Mariota

Titans reach deal with QB Mariota

July 21st, 2015 9:15 pm by TERESA WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota signed with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, becoming the last of the NFL's first-round draft picks to finalize his deal.

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Photo Gallery: Photo from the Kingsport Mets' home series opener with the Pulaski Yankees

July 21st, 2015 9:12 pm by George Thwaites

Photos from Tuesday night's Appalachian League baseball game between the Kingsport Mets and the Pulaski Yankees at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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