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Texts, video cited in charges against Hernandez

Texts, video cited in charges against Hernandez

June 27th, 2013 7:17 am by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

In the final minutes of his life, Odin Lloyd sent a series of texts to his sister. "Did you see who I was with?" said the first, at 3:07 a.m. June 17. "Who?" she finally replied. "NFL," he texted back, then added: "Just so you know."

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Whirlwind begins for ETSU's Torbush

Whirlwind begins for ETSU's Torbush

June 27th, 2013 6:05 am by KELLY HODGE, NET News Service

Carl Torbush likes the analogy of trying to drink from a firehose. That’s the feeling East Tennessee State’s one-man football program has at the moment.

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Bristol's Grimm outpitches Pettitte in Rangers' win over Yankees

Bristol's Grimm outpitches Pettitte in Rangers' win over Yankees

June 27th, 2013 3:00 am by Associated Press

Texas rookie Justin Grimm pitched just well enough to beat Yankees veteran Andy Pettitte, and the AL West-leading Rangers won for the seventh time in nine games, beating New York 8-5 on Wednesday night.

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UT plans Pat Summitt Plaza

UT plans Pat Summitt Plaza

June 26th, 2013 10:58 pm by Dan Fleser, Knoxville News Sentinel

The university will use land across from Thompson-Boling Arena and Pratt Pavilion to build a plaza featuring a bronze statue of Summitt.

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Get It In Gear: GSI Ketalist cook kit

Get It In Gear: GSI Ketalist cook kit

June 26th, 2013 9:21 pm by George Thwaites

If you need to boil some water in the woods for tea or instant coffee, you can get your Bilbo Baggins on with the GSI Halulite Ketalist– a lightweight tea kettle built for adventurers. Here is your handle. Here is your spout.

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Wise Central's Taylor Yeary to play golf at Virginia-Wise

Wise Central's Taylor Yeary to play golf at Virginia-Wise

June 26th, 2013 9:08 pm by Pat Kenney

During her prep career Yeary, the first female golfer in Wise Central history, was eighth in the state qualifier as a junior and third as a senior.

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Summitt says she’s ‘content’ in her new role

Summitt says she’s ‘content’ in her new role

June 26th, 2013 8:45 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former Tennessee women’s basketball coach showed no obvious signs of her illness Wednesday during a rare three-minute session with local media at a preview screening of “Pat XO,” a documentary on her life airing July 9 on ESPN.

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East Tn. Select Black 11u wins state baseball crown

East Tn. Select Black 11u wins state baseball crown

June 26th, 2013 8:04 pm by Pat Kenney

Select Black went 5-0 by defeating the Knoxville Stars, McMinn County Governors, Cherokee Warriors, Morristown Trojans and the Southwest Virginia Rampage in the championship game.

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Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

June 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by Associated Press

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting death of a friend prosecutors say had angered the NFL player at a nightclub a few days earlier.

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ETSU runner Adam Chase named Academic All-America

ETSU runner Adam Chase named Academic All-America

June 26th, 2013 6:10 pm by Pat Kenney

Chase has registered a cumulative 4.0 grade point average while majoring in mathematics.

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