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Chasing a legend: Saban gaining ground on Bear

Chasing a legend: Saban gaining ground on Bear

August 10th, 2013 2:45 pm by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Alabama coach Nick Saban can probably never match the legend that was Paul Bryant. But when it comes to producing championship football teams and dominating the sport, Saban is rapidly gaining on the Bear.

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UT football opener to be on pay-per-view

UT football opener to be on pay-per-view

August 10th, 2013 2:05 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee's football season opener against Austin Peay on Aug. 31 will be televised on pay-per-view. The game will be available nationally on ESPN GamePlan and ESPN3, with a blackout in Tennessee.

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Former Vol Patterson off to excellent start with Vikings

Former Vol Patterson off to excellent start with Vikings

August 10th, 2013 12:40 pm by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writer

Cordarrelle Patterson opened his Minnesota Vikings career with a 50-yard kickoff return — part of an impressive debut for the speedy rookie out of Tennessee.

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Vols set for Saturday evening scrimmage

Vols set for Saturday evening scrimmage

August 10th, 2013 6:00 am by govolsxtra

With eight preseason days down and 22 to go, Tennessee players will walk into an empty Neyland Stadium on Saturday night. The Vols will cap their first two-a-day practice of the summer with an evening scrimmage.

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Bronx cheers greet A-Rod in return to Yankee Stadium

Bronx cheers greet A-Rod in return to Yankee Stadium

August 10th, 2013 2:00 am by BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer

Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat. The crowd at Yankee Stadium had its say Friday night.

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K-Mets rally for crucial win over Astros

K-Mets rally for crucial win over Astros

August 9th, 2013 11:18 pm by Greg Peters

The Kingsport Mets scored four runs in the eighth inning to blow by Greeneville 6-2 on Friday and pull within three games of the Astros in the Appalachian League West Division.

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Fulmer interested in being on playoff selection committee

Fulmer interested in being on playoff selection committee

August 9th, 2013 11:17 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer is interested in being part of the College Football Playoff selection committee. But his counterpart at Friday night's event, former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden? Not so much.

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Lawyer: Manziel could play before NCAA inquiry is complete

Lawyer: Manziel could play before NCAA inquiry is complete

August 9th, 2013 10:48 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The attorney for Johnny Manziel says even if the NCAA investigation of the Heisman Trophy winner isn’t completed by the start of the season the quarterback should be able to play in Texas A&M’s first game.

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VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Rhodes wins Late Model race at Kingsport Speedway, Finchum maintains points lead

VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Rhodes wins Late Model race at Kingsport Speedway, Finchum maintains points lead - VIDEO

August 9th, 2013 10:01 pm by Staff Report

Ben Rhodes, a 16-year-old NASCAR Next driver, captured the checkered flag on Friday at Kingsport Speedway, but Chad Finchum moved one step closer to a points title.

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Hudson hopes to be with Braves next year

Hudson hopes to be with Braves next year

August 9th, 2013 8:33 pm by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Tim Hudson plans to return next season from right ankle surgery and hopes he’s still pitching for the Atlanta Braves.

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