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Manning brothers back with new rap song

Manning brothers back with new rap song

August 11th, 2014 10:44 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

Just when you got "Football on Your Phone" out of your head, the rapping Manning brothers have a catchy new tune. Peyton and Eli Manning are back rapping in a new commercial, DirecTV's "Fantasy Football Fantasy."

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TSSAA board OKs six-class football playoff plan

TSSAA board OKs six-class football playoff plan

August 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Jesse Smithey, Knoxville News Sentinel

The TSSAA Board of Control on Monday unanimously approved a switch to the proposed new six-classification football playoff plan that will start in 2015.

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D-B's Stratton to compete in Queen of Diamonds Showcase South

D-B's Stratton to compete in Queen of Diamonds Showcase South

August 11th, 2014 8:45 pm by Staff Report

Abby Stratton, a junior softball player at Dobyns-Bennett, was recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase South at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.

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Vols' Howard never doubted he'd return to team

Vols' Howard never doubted he'd return to team

August 11th, 2014 3:26 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Alton "Pig" Howard spoke to reporters Monday for the first time since rejoining the Volunteers. Howard, who led the team in receptions and touchdown catches last season, wasn't with the team during spring practice.

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Stewart crash probe focuses on lighting, track

Stewart crash probe focuses on lighting, track

August 11th, 2014 8:24 am by JOHN WAWROW and DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writers

Kevin Ward Jr. was standing to the right of Stewart's familiar No. 14 car, which seemed to fishtail from the rear and hit him. Authorities questioned the 43-year-old Stewart once on Saturday night and went to Watkins Glen to talk to him again Sunday.

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K-Mets beat Cardinals for 5th straight win

K-Mets beat Cardinals for 5th straight win

August 10th, 2014 11:09 pm by Douglas Fritz, NET News Service

Kingsport scored four runs in the final two innings to erase a one-run deficit and earn a 7-4 win over Johnson City in an Appalachian League game played Sunday afternoon at East Tennessee State's Thomas Stadium.

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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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