Kingsport Times News Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Knox Catholic upends South 4-0 in Class A/AA boys tennis sectional

Knox Catholic upends South 4-0 in Class A/AA boys tennis sectional

May 15th, 2015 4:20 pm by Pat Kenney

The Irish are seeking their second consecutive team tennis state championship.

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NASCAR mandates fire safety gear after blaze on pit road

NASCAR mandates fire safety gear after blaze on pit road

May 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR is updating its fire safety requirements for race teams in the wake of an explosive accident on pit road at Richmond.

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Photo Gallery: Sullivan South vs Knox Catholic, A-AA Sectional Tennis

May 15th, 2015 3:58 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from Friday's A-AA Sectional tennis match between defending state champion Knox Catholic and Sullivan South. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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NCAA committee calls for 30-second shot clock

NCAA committee calls for 30-second shot clock

May 15th, 2015 3:05 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer

The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds among a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring.

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What's in a name? Preakness starters' monikers evolve from involved process

What's in a name? Preakness starters' monikers evolve from involved process

May 15th, 2015 2:05 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

While parents simply put their choice of names for their child on a birth certificate and are done, registering a thoroughbred foal is not so easy.

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Fishing Report: Sulphur mayflies, the bugs of summer, are hatching on the tailwater trout rivers

Fishing Report: Sulphur mayflies, the bugs of summer, are hatching on the tailwater trout rivers

May 15th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

There are several insect hatches that fly fishers look forward to in our region - like the black caddis on Watauga that has recently peaked and faded. But sulphurs are a summer staple on both rivers. Local anglers are already getting into them.

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Prep Results, Thursday, May 14

Prep Results, Thursday, May 14

May 14th, 2015 11:54 pm by staff

Thursday's high school baseball, softball, soccer and track results from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, including late agate from the Conference 48 Track & Field meet.

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D-B's Tyler Dean to wrestle at Ferrum College

D-B's Tyler Dean to wrestle at Ferrum College

May 14th, 2015 5:48 pm by Pat Kenney

Dean finished fifth at the 2015 state wrestling tournament in the 170 pound weight class.

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Brady appeals 4-game suspension in 'Deflategate'

Brady appeals 4-game suspension in 'Deflategate'

May 14th, 2015 5:30 pm by HOWARD ULMAN and JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

Tom Brady appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, and the players union urged Commissioner Roger Goodell to appoint a neutral arbitrator to hear the case.

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Reds rookie righty Iglesias baffles Braves in 2-hit, 5-1 win

Reds rookie righty Iglesias baffles Braves in 2-hit, 5-1 win

May 14th, 2015 9:33 am by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press

Marlon Byrd added a solo homer, his seventh of the season and fifth in his last 10 games. The Reds won the rubber match of the three-game series and seven-game season series between the teams.

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