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Wrigley Field celebrates 100 years

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More than 10,000 cupcakes will be given out Wednesday to celebrate Wrigley's birthday. More>>

ETSU topples Tennessee 9-7 in front of record setting crowd Video included

With a record-setting crowd of 1,811 fans on hand, the ETSU baseball team completed the season sweep over Tennessee as the Bucs defeated the Vols, 9-7, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium. More>>

Cueto pitches Reds by Pirates, 4-1 Video included

Johnny Cueto tossed his second three-hitter against the Pittsburgh in a week and the Cincinnati Reds eased past the struggling Pirates 4-1 on Tuesday night.
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Fernandez K's 14, Marlins shut out Braves, 1-0 Video included

Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.
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Tyndall plans to take UT recruiting to the next level Video included

As Donnie Tyndall settles into his new digs at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tennessee fans are wondering what the Vols' future looks like with its new coach. More>>

Tyndall tasked with reuniting Big Orange fan base Video included

Donnie Tyndall is ready to bring a split fan base back together in supporting Big Orange. More>>

Vols new coach Tyndall uses fiance as example of recruiting skills Video included

Many people didn't have Donnie Tyndall on their radar when Cuonzo Martin left Tennessee for Cal last Tuesday, but from the looks of this guy, that was a mistake. Don't think you're the first ones to underestimate Tyndall, though.
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Donnie Tyndall introduced as new UT head basketball coach Video included

The University of Tennessee announced Tuesday morning that Donnie Tyndall has been hired as the Volunteers' next head basketball coach. More>>

Southern Miss' Tyndall to coach UT men's basketball team, CBS Sports reports Video included

The next head men's basketball coach at the University of Tennessee will be Donnie Tyndall, CBSSports.com reported Monday night.  The website sited sources as saying the Southern Miss Coach reached an agreement in principal with Tennessee, and a formal announcement is expected Tuesday. More>>

ETSU women's golf excels with international flair Video included

Moving from high school to college sports is hard enough. Now imagine doing it on a team where no one's from the same country as you. The ETSU women's golf team is doing just that, and they're excelling. More>>

Gattis homers in 10th, Braves beat Marlins 4-2 Video included

Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night.
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Davis slam leads Pirates past Reds, 6-5 Video included

Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates twice overcame deficits to beat the Reds 6-5 Monday night.
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High School Scoreboard (Monday, April 21, 2013)

High School baseball and softball scores for Monday, April 21, 2014
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Titans excited about mass change Video included

Sometimes change is the only answer you need in order to succeed. The Tennessee Titans hope they're one of those cases.
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ETSU men's golf tied for 3rd at A-Sun Championship Video included

Despite posting the second-lowest score of the day, the ETSU men’s golf team was still unable to gain any ground on the leaders following second round play at the Atlantic Sun Championship. More>>

ETSU women's tennis takes A-Sun title

 Just a few hours after the ETSU men’s squad clinched an A-Sun tournament title, the ETSU women’s tennis team joined the celebration, beating Stetson, 4-0, Sunday afternoon to take home the program’s third Atlantic Sun Women’s Tennis Championship title in the last six years. More>>

Lady Bucs win too

ETSU men's tennis wins 8th straight A-Sun title Video included

 The ETSU men’s tennis team concluded its tenure in the Atlantic Sun Conference in familiar fashion: with a tournament title. More>>

Bailey, Reds win again at Wrigley, 8-2 Video included

Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings at friendly Wrigley Field for his first win of the season and Jay Bruce homered and doubled as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 on Sunday.  More>>

Granderson leads Mets over Braves, 4-3 Video included

Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.  More>>

Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win Video included

Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, when his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole gave him a 64 and a victory at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.  More>>

Science Hill's Tarter commits to ETSU Video included

After considering a number of schools, Science Hill star Tianna Tarter said she's headed to ETSU. More>>

Williams already delivering top prospects to Hokies Video included

When Buzz Williams accepted the head basketball job at Virginia Tech, he promised to change the level of player the Hokies could draw. It looks like he's already delivering on that promise. More>>

Johnson feeling optimistic following NASCAR off week Video included

One team hoping the Easter break will help his luck a little is the 48, six-time champion Jimmie Johnson. More>>

Braves outlast Mets, 7-5

Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.  More>>

ETSU baseball splits rain-shortened series at Jacksonville Video included

 Mother Nature wreaked havoc in the River City this weekend. Due to heavy rains and severe thunderstorms hovering around northeast Florida all weekend, the ETSU baseball series at Jacksonville was shortened as both teams walked away with one win each. More>>

High School Scoreboard (Saturday, April 19, 2014) Video included

High Schools sports scores for Saturday, April 19, 2014 More>>

Tri-Cities Track Classic wraps up at Science Hill Video included

No doubt about it, the Tri-Cities Track Classic is a big-time success. Bringing more than 1200 athletes to Science Hill for a two day extravaganza could go great or horribly, but this year there's no doubt about which one it was. More>>

Donald shoots 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage Video included

Luke Donald shot a 66 to take a two-stroke lead over John Huh after three rounds of the RBC Heritage on Saturday. More>>

Cubs hit three home runs, break loose to beat Reds, 8-4 Video included

Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday. More>>

Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0

Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night. More>>

High School Scoreboard (Friday, April 18, 2014) Video included

High School Scoreboard for the Tri-Cities on Friday, April 18, 2014
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Lady Buffs clinch AAC runner-up with doubleheader sweep Video included

Chancli Connatser hit a walk-off RBI-single in the seventh inning of game two to help the Milligan College softball team complete a doubleheader sweep of Bryan College, 7-3 and 3-2.
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Choi leads rain delayed RBC Heritage

The second round of the RBC Heritage was cut short because of rain Friday, with K.J. Choi shooting a 4-under 67 for a one-stroke lead over Robert Allenby.
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Simon leads Reds over reeling Cubs, 4-1 Video included

Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at Wrigley Field.
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Dolphins scored 11 unanswered runs

ETSU drops opener at Jacksonville, 13-6

Coming off a perfect 4-0 homestand, the ETSU baseball team was looking to keep its momentum intact on the road. Unfortunately, the Bucs’ road woes continued as Jacksonville scored 10 runs during the fourth through sixth innings, and cruised past the Blue and Gold, 13-6, on a rainy Thursday night from John Sessions Stadium. Despite jumping out to an early 3-0 lead in the third inning, ETSU couldn’t sustain its offensive output and Jacksonville poured it on as the Dolphins scored 11 unanswer... More>>

Milligan men finish runner-up

Milligan women’s track & field wins AAC championship

Seven more Milligan College student-athletes, including athletes of the meet Lauren Grindstaff (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Christian Brewer (Knoxville, Tenn.), earned AAC titles on the final day of the Appalachian Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships at the Sidney Smallwood Track on Thursday. “Our athletes and our staff deserve a ton of credit,” Head Coach Chris Layne, who was named the women’s coach of the year, said. “From top to bottom, they've worked so hard, and I think the effort sho... More>>

Bradford was the Tennessee Class A Mr. Basketball winner

Bartow announces signing of Bradford to 2014-15 class Video included

ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that the Buccaneers have signed Humboldt High School guard Desonta Bradford (Humboldt, Tenn.) to a national letter of intent for the 2014-15 season. Bradford, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound combo guard, was named the Tennessee Class A Mr. Basketball winner and was a McDonald’s All-American nominee this past season. He averaged 21.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game this past year, shooting 54 percent from the field and 41 p... More>>

Zaatini was named Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year

Biosca, Zaatini, Merino highlight A-Sun Tennis awards

The 2014 Atlantic Sun Co-Champion ETSU men's tennis team placed a league-best six players on the All-Atlantic Sun First and Second Teams Wednesday, with freshmenDavid Biosca (Sant Fruitos De Bage, Spain)andDiego Nunez (Monterrey, Mexico)earning spots on the All-Atlantic Sun First Team. ETSU head coachYaser Zaatiniwas named Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year for the fourth time in seven years. Biosca finished with an overall singles record of 21-8, including a 6-1 mark in A-Sun play at No. 1 sing... More>>

Blankenship signs with Lees-McRae

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Signing with Lees-McRae College this afternoon was Mackenzie Blankenship of Happy Valley High School.Blankenship leaves Happy Valley as their all-time leading scorer with 1574 points.She is an all-conference selection and will soon take part in the upcoming Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star game. More>>

Baird is Lady Bucs' understated home run queen Video included

When you set school records for single season and career home runs, going out with a bang is somewhat of an understatement, but understated is a pretty apt description for Jackie Baird. More>>

Pirates beat Reds 8-7 in suspended game

Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin's single in the seventh inning on Tuesday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates an 8-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the completion of a game that spanned two days and 10 home runs. More>>

Cuonzo Martin leaves UT for Cal

The search is on for a new Tennessee men's head basketball coach after Cuonzo Martin was hired by the University of California Tuesday afternoon. More>>

NY picks Lady Vols' Simmons in WNBA Draft Video included

The New York Liberty got the steal of the night at Mohegan Sun Arena, snagging Tennessee’s Meighan Simmons, the 2014 Associated Press SEC Player of the Year, with the 26th overall selection of the WNBA Draft.
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High School Scoreboard (Monday, April 14, 2014) Video included

Scores for high school sports in the Tri-Cities for Monday, April 14, 2014
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Uggla 9th inning grand slam leads Braves past Reds, 9-6 Video included

Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning Monday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Pirates, Reds hit 10 home runs before game is suspended Video included

Neil Walker and Gaby Sanchez hit back-to-back homers twice, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds combined for 10 homers in only six innings before rain forced a suspension with the score tied 7-all Monday night.
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Daniel Boone duo sign letters of intent Video included

Monday morning was a special one over at Daniel Boone High School for two girls ready to move on to the next level of their athletic careers. More>>

Vols assistants get extensions, Thigpen gets a raise

Tennessee has given one-year extensions to the assistants on Butch Jones' football staff and has awarded linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen a $25,000 raise.
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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. More>>

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  • Vols RB Alden Hill plans to transfer

    Vols RB Alden Hill plans to transfer

    Tennessee running back Alden Hill has decided to transfer to another school. Hill tweeted a link to a post on his Instagram account Tuesday in which he said he had "decided to move on for my best interest and find a new home."
    Tennessee running back Alden Hill has decided to transfer to another school. Hill tweeted a link to a post on his Instagram account Tuesday in which he said he had "decided to move on for my best interest and find a new home."
  • Tyndall plans to take UT recruiting to the next level

    Tyndall plans to take UT recruiting to the next level

    As Donnie Tyndall settles into his new digs at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tennessee fans are wondering what the Vols' future looks like with its new coach.
    As Donnie Tyndall settles into his new digs at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tennessee fans are wondering what the Vols' future looks like with its new coach.
  • Tyndall tasked with reuniting Big Orange fan base

    Tyndall tasked with reuniting Big Orange fan base

    Donnie Tyndall is ready to bring a split fan base back together in supporting Big Orange.
    Donnie Tyndall is ready to bring a split fan base back together in supporting Big Orange.
  • Auto RacingMore>>

  • Ferrari's Alonso: 'We're still in the fight'

    Ferrari's Alonso: 'We're still in the fight'

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:53:11 GMT
    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said his struggling team is "still in the fight" after he finally got on the podium for the first time this season, finishing third at the Chinese Grand Prix.
    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said his struggling team is "still in the fight" after he finally got on the podium for the first time this season, finishing third at the Chinese Grand Prix.
  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:02:58 GMT
    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.
    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.
  • Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

    Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:52:54 GMT
    Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel isn't used to being asked to step aside for a teammate. Now it's happened twice in two races.
    Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel isn't used to being asked to step aside for a teammate. Now it's happened twice in two races.
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  • BMS adds new sponsor to K & N race

    BMS adds new sponsor to K & N race

    Monday, January 13 2014 10:18 PM EST2014-01-14 03:18:58 GMT
    B-M-S HAS ANNOUNCED THAT UNITED MINING EQUIPMENT, AND ITS PITT-LITE PRODUCT LINE, WILL BE THE NEWEST COMPANY TO SPONSOR A RACE AT BRISTOL.
    B-M-S HAS ANNOUNCED THAT UNITED MINING EQUIPMENT, AND ITS PITT-LITE PRODUCT LINE, WILL BE THE NEWEST COMPANY TO SPONSOR A RACE AT BRISTOL.
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    Kenny Hawkins

    Kenny is one of our native Tennesseans, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. During his early years, Kenny played basketball, softball, and football before blowing out a knee during a game. 
    Kenny is one of our native Tennesseans, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. During his early years, Kenny played basketball, softball, and football before blowing out a knee during a game. Not to be discouraged, Kenny helped create a high school sports show called "Sportscenter 7," which aired on local cable stations in Oak Ridge, Oliver Springs, and Clinton.
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    Jake Young

    Jake Young

    Jake comes to the Tri-Cities by way of the cold, white North of Ohio. He was big into sports throughout his childhood and made the decision to be a sports broadcaster in the 8th Grade. That led him to the nationally recognized E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University where his passion really took off.
    Jake comes to the Tri-Cities by way of the cold, white North of Ohio. He was big into sports throughout his childhood and made the decision to be a sports broadcaster in the 8th Grade. That led him to the nationally recognized E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University where his passion really took off.
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