Kingsport Times News Friday, May 29, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Panthers' Thomas Davis takes 180-mph spin with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Panthers' Thomas Davis takes 180-mph spin with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

May 20th, 2015 9:57 am by By Joseph Person, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

After stepping into a custom fire suit, pulling on his helmet and climbing awkwardly into Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 Chevrolet, there was only one thing left for Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis to do before riding shotgun at 180 mph

Comments
Sports
Foltynewicz endures growing pains in loss to Tampa Bay

Foltynewicz endures growing pains in loss to Tampa Bay

May 20th, 2015 9:54 am by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Mike Foltynewicz took his first career defeat as a starter and the Braves' offense produced just four hits in a 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Comments
Sports
Reds: Bad firework caused smokestack fire at Great American

Reds: Bad firework caused smokestack fire at Great American

May 20th, 2015 9:53 am by Associated Press

Officials with the Cincinnati Reds say the fireworks smokestack at Great American Ballpark that caught fire last week has been inspected by engineers and is expected to be up and running when the team returns for its next home game Monday.

Comments
Sports
Warriors rally for Game 1 win over Rockets

Warriors rally for Game 1 win over Rockets

May 20th, 2015 2:03 am by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer

Stephen Curry hit two free throws in the final seconds to finish with 34 points, and the Warriors rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second quarter to beat the Rockets 110-106 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

Comments
Sports Sports Live
Rye Cove 'Bugs' the Lady Pioneers

Rye Cove 'Bugs' the Lady Pioneers

May 19th, 2015 11:27 pm by George Thwaites

Freshman pitcher Hailey "Bug" Byington struck out 10 and the Lady Eagles beat Thomas Walker 10-1 in Conference 48 softball action Tuesday at Rye Cove.

Comments
Sports Sports Live
CPA clips Sullivan South 2-1 in eight innings at TSSAA Class AA baseball tournament

CPA clips Sullivan South 2-1 in eight innings at TSSAA Class AA baseball tournament

May 19th, 2015 10:53 pm by Staff Report

The Rebels will take on Crockett County Wednesday at 11 a.m. in an elimination game.

Comments
Sports
NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

May 19th, 2015 7:23 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

The NFL owners on Tuesday approved the competition committee's proposal to snap the ball from the 15-yard line on PATs. In recent seasons, kickers made more than 99 percent of the kicks with the ball snapped from the 2.

Comments
Sports Sports Live
The Citadel ends ETSU's season, 8-2

The Citadel ends ETSU's season, 8-2

May 19th, 2015 6:57 pm by Staff Report

The Citadel pulled away for an 8-2 victory over East Tennessee State on Tuesday in the Southern Conference baseball tournament play-in game Riley Park.

Comments
Sports
Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State

Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State

May 19th, 2015 6:15 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is transferring to Florida State, where he will have the chance to replace Jameis Winston as the Seminoles' starting QB.

Comments
Sports
Braves IF Gosselin out about 2 months with fractured thumb

Braves IF Gosselin out about 2 months with fractured thumb

May 19th, 2015 10:27 am by Staff Report

The team announced that Gosselin will undergo surgery Wednesday in Atlanta. The 26-year-old is hitting .325 with two RBIs in 40 at-bats after making the opening-day roster for the first time in his big league career.

Comments