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One wild moment ends Braves' winning streak

One wild moment ends Braves' winning streak

August 11th, 2013 2:30 am by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

The Atlanta Braves' 14-game winning streak ended Saturday night with a 1-0 loss to the last-place Miami Marlins, who scored on reliever Jordan Walden's wild pitch in the ninth inning.

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Jones praises RB Neal during pair of Vols scrimmages

Jones praises RB Neal during pair of Vols scrimmages

August 10th, 2013 11:17 pm by EVAN WOODBERY, GOVOLSXTRA

The Tennessee football team's Saturday started at 7 a.m. and finished 14 hours later with coach Butch Jones saying the players "showed a lot of resiliency."

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Looming clash with Crimson Tide hot topic during Hokies' media day

Looming clash with Crimson Tide hot topic during Hokies' media day

August 10th, 2013 10:46 pm by Staff Report

Virginia Tech's season-opening date with two-time defending national champion Alabama was a hot topic Saturday when the Hokies players and coaches held their annual meet-and-greet with the media at Lane Stadium.

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K-Mets fall to division rival Astros

K-Mets fall to division rival Astros

August 10th, 2013 9:57 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Mets outhit the Greeneville Astros on Saturday at Pioneer Park but had nothing to show for it in a 5-2 loss.

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Ambrose takes Sprint Cup pole with record-shattering run at The Glen

Ambrose takes Sprint Cup pole with record-shattering run at The Glen

August 10th, 2013 9:00 pm by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

Marcos Ambrose shattered the Sprint Cup track record on Saturday to win the pole at Watkins Glen International, turning a fast lap of 128.241 mph in the No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports to easily eclipse the mark of 127.020 set a year ago.

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Two ex-Vandy players taken into custody

Two ex-Vandy players taken into custody

August 10th, 2013 6:07 pm by Associated Press

A former Vanderbilt football player has been released on bond, while two others remained in jail charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery involving an unconscious student at a campus dormitory in June.

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Repairs to Central bleachers should be completed before first home football game

Repairs to Central bleachers should be completed before first home football game

August 10th, 2013 4:40 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some of Sullivan Central's football bleachers have been deemed off-limits, a self-imposed action by the county school system. An inspector found about 60 footboards in the visitors’ section are no longer safe.

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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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