Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 23, 2014
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40,000 fans show up for UT's open practice

40,000 fans show up for UT's open practice

August 17th, 2014 1:27 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's newcomers are hoping the open practice Saturday gave them at least some idea of what it's like to perform in front of a big crowd at Neyland Stadium.

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Lupo steals home, lifts K-Mets to 4-3 win over Greeneville

Lupo steals home, lifts K-Mets to 4-3 win over Greeneville

August 16th, 2014 11:08 pm by George Thwaites

The victory was the ninth in 10 outings for Kingsport (30-26), which moved to within 1 1/2 games of Appalachian League West Division leader Elizabethton.

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Titans working to start games better, fix mistakes

Titans working to start games better, fix mistakes

August 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

The Packers and the Saints both opened preseason games by driving the field for touchdowns against the Titans. Not with Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees on the field, but their backups.

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Sauter holds off Crafton for truck win

Sauter holds off Crafton for truck win

August 16th, 2014 4:17 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

Johnny Sauter won his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the season Saturday, holding off ThorSport Racing teammate Matt Crafton at Michigan International Speedway.

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Norris pushes Triple-A strikeout total to 23

Norris pushes Triple-A strikeout total to 23

August 16th, 2014 3:51 am by Staff Report

Former Science Hill ace Daniel Norris, in his second start for the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons, struck out a career-high 13 batters in 5 2-3 innings against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Friday night.

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Graham-led Saints take down Titans in exhibition

Graham-led Saints take down Titans in exhibition

August 16th, 2014 12:59 am by BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer

Jimmy Graham punctuated a pair of TD catches with the goalpost-rattling, basketball-style dunks that led the NFL to ban such celebrations coming into this season, boosting the Saints to a 31-24 exhibition win over the Titans on Friday night.

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K-Mets fend off Pirates in wild Appy affair

K-Mets fend off Pirates in wild Appy affair

August 16th, 2014 12:30 am by Dave Ongie

The K-Mets overcame the ejection of manager Jose Leger and held off a furious rally by the Pirates to escape with an 11-9 victory Friday night, bolstering their playoff chances by pulling within 2 1/2 games of West Division-leading Elizabethton.

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Rebels, Golden Raiders look good in Three Rivers Jamboree

Rebels, Golden Raiders look good in Three Rivers Jamboree

August 15th, 2014 11:26 pm by George Thwaites

Sullivan South fans didn't get a preseason look at Elizabethton star running back Ethan Thomas in Friday night's Three Rivers Conference football jamboree. What they did get was a glimpse of every player on the Rebels' roster.

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Photo Gallery: Three Rivers football jamboree action at Sullivan South

August 15th, 2014 9:30 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Sullivan North vs Happy Valley, Sullivan East vs Johnson County and Sullivan South vs Elizabethton. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Former Dobyns-Bennett coach Bill Lloyd passed away on Aug. 12

Former Dobyns-Bennett coach Bill Lloyd passed away on Aug. 12

August 15th, 2014 9:01 pm by Pat Kenney

A graduate of East Tennessee State, Bill Lloyd was the offensive coordinator at Dobyns-Bennett from 1971 to 1982 under coach Fred Walton.

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