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Quick hits: Weekend highlights from the sports world

Quick hits: Weekend highlights from the sports world

May 13th, 2013 5:00 am by Associated Press

Tiger Woods gets the last laugh at TPC Sawgrass, NFL Hall of Famer Jack Butler passes, end of an era for Manchester United, and more ...

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Grizzlies have 2-1 series lead — and a long memory

Grizzlies have 2-1 series lead — and a long memory

May 13th, 2013 4:45 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Grizzlies have been here before. They hold a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals over the same team — Oklahoma City — that beat them 133-123 in triple OT to tie the 2011 semifinals. The Thunder went on to win in seven games.

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Former ETSU linebacker Smith has Atlanta Falcons soaring

Former ETSU linebacker Smith has Atlanta Falcons soaring

May 13th, 2013 4:15 am by TREY WILLIAMS, NET NEWS SERVICE

One of the topics in Mike Smith’s speech for East Tennessee State graduates Saturday was adapting to change, and the Atlanta Falcons coach is doing a great deal of it after getting within 10 yards of the Super Bowl.

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Lady Vols to begin Women's College World Series quest at home against Longwood

Lady Vols to begin Women's College World Series quest at home against Longwood

May 13th, 2013 12:05 am by MIKE STRANGE, GoVolsXtra

As expected and as usual, Tennessee softball’s quest for the Women’s College World Series begins at home.

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Woods ends weekend of verbal sparring with Garcia with win at The Players Championship

Woods ends weekend of verbal sparring with Garcia with win at The Players Championship

May 12th, 2013 8:57 pm by Associated Press

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tied with Sergio Garcia with two holes to play, Tiger Woods won by finding land on the last two holes for par to close with a 2-under 70.

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No. 21 Bears take A-Sun series with Bucs

No. 21 Bears take A-Sun series with Bucs

May 12th, 2013 8:40 pm by Staff Report

Mercer hit a pair of home runs and its pitching staff shut down East Tennessee State’s bats Sunday in a 2-0 Atlantic Sun Conference baseball victory.

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Warriors beat Spurs 97-87 in OT, even series 2-2

Warriors beat Spurs 97-87 in OT, even series 2-2

May 12th, 2013 7:24 pm by Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. — Harrison Barnes had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 22 on an injured left ankle and the Golden State Warriors rallied past the San Antonio Spurs 97-87.

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Kenseth, with a series-leading three wins this season, finds a new gear at  JGR

Kenseth, with a series-leading three wins this season, finds a new gear at JGR

May 12th, 2013 5:52 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Matt Kenseth has rarely been more pleased in victory than he was this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Maybe that's because of what he overcame to achieve the win.

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For crop of NFL rookies, football goes from pastime to profession

For crop of NFL rookies, football goes from pastime to profession

May 12th, 2013 5:39 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

NFL rookies are ditching their textbooks for playbooks and getting their first taste of what it'll be like playing for paychecks instead of school pride.

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Former Tennessee QB Bray knows he has something to prove with Chiefs

Former Tennessee QB Bray knows he has something to prove with Chiefs

May 12th, 2013 3:30 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Former Tennessee QB Tyler Bray believes that every rookie has something to prove. He may have more than most.

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