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McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

August 10th, 2014 9:20 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever to win the PGA Championship. McIlroy emerged from a four-man battle with flawless golf to outlast Phil Mickelson on Sunday at Valhalla and capture his second straight major.

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Jones says Vols make progress in closed scrimmage

Jones says Vols make progress in closed scrimmage

August 10th, 2014 6:45 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's football team is figuring out the proper way to respond to its coach's criticism. "I thought we grew up a little bit," coach Butch Jones said Saturday after his team's first scrimmage. "I thought we matured a little bit."

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Allmendinger outraces Ambrose to take win at Watkins Glen

Allmendinger outraces Ambrose to take win at Watkins Glen

August 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — AJ Allmendinger beat Marcos Ambrose on a two-lap dash to the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on a somber Sunday.

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Heavy rain delays play in PGA Championship

Heavy rain delays play in PGA Championship

August 10th, 2014 2:31 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writ

Play in the final round of the PGA Championship was suspended for nearly two hours Sunday, before Rory McIlroy and all the leading players had even teed off.

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Stewart on Ward death: 'There aren't words'

Stewart on Ward death: 'There aren't words'

August 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by Associated Press

In a statement released Sunday, Tony Stewart says "there aren't words" to describe his sadness over the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr.

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Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race at Watkins Glen following fatal crash

Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race at Watkins Glen following fatal crash

August 10th, 2014 11:15 am by JOHN KEKIS and JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writers

The decision was an about-face for the organization, which had said when the track opened that Tony Stewart would be behind the wheel of his No. 14 Chevrolet when the green flag waved.

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Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

Serving those who serve: D-B basketball players serve lunch to members of armed forces

August 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Members of the Dobyns-Bennett High School basketball teams, both men and women, got together to serve those who serve and do some community service.

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NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver on N.Y. track

NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver on N.Y. track

August 10th, 2014 3:57 am by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race in upstate New York, authorities said early Sunday.

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K-Mets sweep away Pirates with fourth straight win

K-Mets sweep away Pirates with fourth straight win

August 9th, 2014 11:37 pm by Pat Kenney

Four wins in three nights. The Kingsport Mets are on a roll. Saturday night at Hunter Wright Stadium, the K-Mets downed visiting Bristol 5-4 to complete an Appalachian League series sweep of the Pirates.

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How will 13-member panel pick teams for College Football Playoff?

How will 13-member panel pick teams for College Football Playoff?

August 9th, 2014 8:30 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Starting in mid-October, a panel of 13 football experts will begin meeting once a week to determine the four teams that will compete for the national championship in the very first College Football Playoff.

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