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Lionel Hollins out as Memphis Grizzlies coach

Lionel Hollins out as Memphis Grizzlies coach

June 10th, 2013 11:05 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Memphis Grizzlies have decided to part with the winningest coach in the franchise’s history, telling Lionel Hollins they will not be renewing his contract as head coach coming off their first trip to the Western Conference finals.

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Hokies see 6 players go in MLB draft

Hokies see 6 players go in MLB draft

June 10th, 2013 9:09 pm by Staff Report

Six Virginia Tech players heard their names called during the 2013 Major League Baseball first-year player draft, the second-highest total ever in a single draft for the school.

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UPDATE: Source says Tebow will sign with Patriots

UPDATE: Source says Tebow will sign with Patriots

June 10th, 2013 7:03 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

A person familiar with the situation says quarterback Tim Tebow will be signing with the New England Patriots and joining their minicamp Tuesday.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Pocono

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Pocono

June 10th, 2013 6:01 pm by Dave Ongie

As I sat back and watched all the racing unfold this past weekend — featuring wins by Jeb Burton, Chase Elliott, Trevor Bayne and Jimmie Johnson — I couldn’t help but feel like I was gazing into a crystal ball.

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Hey, Junior Nation: Earnhardt is clicking — and Michigan is next up

Hey, Junior Nation: Earnhardt is clicking — and Michigan is next up

June 10th, 2013 4:08 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is set to roll into Michigan International Speedway, site of his last two Sprint Cup victories, enjoying a bit of a renaissance for Hendrick Motorsports.

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Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson gets 30 days in jail

Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson gets 30 days in jail

June 10th, 2013 12:27 pm by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Former NFL star Chad Johnson was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a probation violation in a domestic violence case by a judge who angrily rejected a no-jail plea deal after Johnson playfully slapped his attorney in court.

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Saban's scheduled Tennessee appearance causes stir

Saban's scheduled Tennessee appearance causes stir

June 10th, 2013 12:22 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

A decision to invite Alabama's Nick Saban to an event less than 60 miles south of the University of Tennessee's campus has caused hard feelings in some quarters.

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Niswonger Golf Classic set for June 24 in Bristol

Niswonger Golf Classic set for June 24 in Bristol

June 10th, 2013 5:30 am by Pat Kenney

The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 24 at The Virginian Golf Club in Bristol, Va.

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Heat even NBA Finals with blowout of Spurs

Heat even NBA Finals with blowout of Spurs

June 9th, 2013 10:43 pm by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

Mario Chalmers led the charge and LeBron James broke out to finish it with a flurry as the Heat used a 33-5 run to blow away the San Antonio Spurs in a 103-84 victory Sunday night that evened the NBA Finals at one game apiece.

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Trevor Bayne wins NASCAR Nationwide in Iowa

Trevor Bayne wins NASCAR Nationwide in Iowa

June 9th, 2013 5:43 pm by LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer

NEWTON, Iowa — Trevor Bayne spent the first weekend of his marriage stuck in a rain-soaked racetrack in the middle of Iowa. The 22-year-old newlywed made the most of his unorthodox honeymoon, taking his bride to victory lane for the first time.

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