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Ironman World Championships preparations underway Video included

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All eyes will be on Chattanooga, in just two weeks the city will host the Ironman World Championships. The race will be on September 9th and 10th and preparations are already underway.

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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

ESPN sportscaster Robert Lee, as seen in his Twitter profile. ESPN sportscaster Robert Lee, as seen in his Twitter profile.
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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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Heritage to host Ringgold in our FNF3 Game of the Week

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Week two features another cross town rivalry in our Friday Night Football Game of the Week with Heritage hosting Ringgold. Ringgold has won nine straight meetings dating back to when Heritage's first year open in 2008. The Generals had the Tigers on the ropes last year in our Game of the Week but fell in overtime 40-34. We'll hear from both teams leading up to Friday when Ch. 3 Sports Reporter Jill Jelnick will be live at Heritage High School with pre and post game live coverage. ... More>>

Sold out or not, Vegas will party during Mayweather-McGregor

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The fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may not have sold out yet, but that won't stop Las Vegas from putting on its party hat. More>>

UTC to name Mark Wharton as Mocs new Athletic Director Video included

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has hired Mark Wharton as Athletics Director.

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Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year

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Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years. More>>

Former Alabama DB honors slain police officers with their names on his shoes

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Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix made a statement in support of fallen police officers during Sunday night’s preseason game.

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Vols WR Josh Smith injured Sunday, will miss at least opener

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Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith is expected to miss the start of the season after injuring his collarbone. Volunteers coach Butch Jones said Monday there's no timetable on Smith's potential return but added that he anticipates the fifth-year senior will miss at least Tennessee's first game.

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Rookie Conner stars in Steelers' 17-13 win over Falcons

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Rookie running back James Conner set up Pittsburgh's winning fourth-quarter touchdown pass in the Steelers' 17-13 exhibition victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.     

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Gennett hits grand slam, Reds beat Braves 11-8

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Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds beat struggling Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 11-8 on Saturday night.

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Mariota, Titans slip past Panthers for 34-27 preseason win

Marcus Mariota threw a touchdown pass and the Tennessee Titans earned a 34-27 preseason win over the Carolina Panthers on Saturday.

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Howard blows past Brainerd 33-12 Saturday night Video included

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The Brainerd Panthers played host to the Howard Hustlin' Tigers Saturday night to open up the 2017 season.  

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Nick Saban is not overly excited about the Solar Eclipse

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Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban does not seem to be as excited about the solar eclipse as everyone else does.

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Former Moc Davis Tull signs with the Rams

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Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga All-American Davis Tull signed with the Los Angeles Rams this week. 

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WEEK 1: FNF Scoreboard Video included

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Week 1 FNF scoreboard 

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Kyle Busch wins at Bristol for 19th time in NASCAR

Kyle Busch continued his domination at Bristol Motor Speedway with a victory Friday night in the Xfinity Series race.

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McMinn County downs McMinn Central 33-7 in cross-county rivalry Video included

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For the ninth straight year, McMinn Central and McMinn County opened up the high school football with their annual cross-county matchup.  

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2017 Week 1: Walker Valley High School Video included

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The Mustang Band is "Lit" about this year's halftime show, and they are our first Band of the Week!

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Georgia Tech kicks running back Dedrick Mills off team

Georgia Tech running back Dedrick Mills has been kicked off the team for a violation of athletic department rules.

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5 Reasons Why There’s Nothing Like Friday Night Football

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The sights and sounds of our favorite time of year are here… FNF is back! Here are 5 reasons why there’s nothing quite like Friday Night Football #5: The Pageantry- A friday night football game under the lights, in front of your hometown, playing with the friends that you grew up with. That’s a feeling that can’t be matched at any other competitive level of football.  #4: Tradition - If you grew up like I did, then you attended and played sports at the... More>>

Old foes, McMinn Central and McMinn Co. meet in first #FNF3 Game of the Week of 2017 Video included

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Old foes McMinn Central and McMinn County will be featured in 2017's first Friday Night Football Game of the Week. 

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Central outlasts Walker Valley in Chattanooga Kickoff Classic, 48-36 Video included

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The nightcap in Chattanooga's Kickoff Classic at Finley Stadium wasn't short on offense as Central beat Walker Valley 48-36.

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Baylor blows past Notre Dame in Chattanooga Kickoff Classic Video included

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The Friday night football season started one day early this year. 

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VIDEO: The greatest — or worst — first pitch of all time

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A celebratory first pitch went astray, causing social media to light up.

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Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

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Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to capture PGA Championship and join the elite in golf. More>>

Falcons reveal Devonta Freeman is in concussion protocol

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Less than a week after getting a massive contract extension, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman left practice on Sunday after likely suffering from heat-related issues.

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Larson snatches another win at Michigan on final restart

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Kyle Larson snatches another win at Michigan on final restart. More>>

Bryan College Wins Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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The Bryan College duo of Jacob Foutz and Jake Lee led the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship.

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The Latest: Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship

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The Latest: It's becoming pretty clear No. 15 at Quail Hollow is going to be a pivotal swing hole coming down the stretch in the final round of the PGA Championship. More>>

Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

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Marshawn Lynch sits during anthem before Oakland's preseason loss in Arizona. More>>

Grichuk, DeJong homer to lead Cardinals past Braves

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Randal Grichuk and Paul DeJong homered and the St. Louis Cardinals stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

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Mariota returns; Jets top Titans 7-3 in preseason opener

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota played his first game since breaking his right leg late last season in a 7-3 loss to the Jets in the preseason opener for both teams on Saturday night.

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WATCH: Day 2 of Best of Preps Jamboree Video included

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The 2nd annual Best of Preps Jamboree wrapped up late Saturday night. Twelve different teams were in action getting ready for next week's season opener.  More>>

WATCH: Day 1 of Best of Preps Jamboree Video included

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The annual "Best of Preps Jamboree" kicked off Friday night with seven different teams in action. 

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Former Moc Keionta Davis signs with Patriots Video included

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Former UTC All-American Keionta Davis had to wait a little longer to figure out his future plans, but it certainly paid off. 

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Vote Now: FNF3 Game of the Week

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Channel 3 needs your help voting for our very first FNF3 Game of the Week this season! 

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UTC names four finalists for Athletic Director position

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The UTC Mocs have named four finalists for their Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics vacancy.

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National cycling race comes to Memphis

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USA Cycling selected Memphis to host the national Cyclocross racing series this year.

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Bennifield Named to CFPA Watch List

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UTC senior quarterback Alejandro Bennifield was named to the College Football Performance Awards 2017 FCS National Performer of the Year Watch Trophy Watch List this week. 

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Lower bowl of Georgia Dome demolished

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As Mercedes-Benz Stadium nears completion, the Georgia Dome is gradually getting torn down before its November demolition.

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Bryan College leads Carhartt Bassmaster competition

Jake Lee (left) and Jacob Foutz of Bryan College take the lead on the first day of the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops on Lake Bemidji with 16 pounds, 6 ounces.  Photo by Ronnie Moore/B.A.S.S. Jake Lee (left) and Jacob Foutz of Bryan College take the lead on the first day of the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops on Lake Bemidji with 16 pounds, 6 ounces. Photo by Ronnie Moore/B.A.S.S.
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The Bryan College Lions have taken the lead at the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship. 

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Braves player trips jogging over chalk line, hurts knee

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Atlanta Braves rookie shortstop Johan Camargo hurts knee running and tripping onto field; has one bruise in right knee. More>>

FNF Preview: East Hamilton hoping to stay healthy at QB Video included

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East Hamilton's Achilles heel over the past couple years has been their depth at quarterback. 

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Best of Preps jamboree schedule set

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For the second year in a row the Times Free Press will be the proud sponsor of the Kickoff Classic Best of Preps jamboree at Finley Stadium.

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UPDATE: Charges against local radio host dismissed

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Jerry Summers, Reynolds attorney, tells Channel 3 that all charges against his client were dismissed Thursday in Judge Gary Starnes' courtroom.

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Rally cat helps Cards claw out a tight game

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Play was stopped because a cute kitten ran onto the field.

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FNF Preview: East Ridge ready to use running back by committee Video included

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The Pioneers have a handful of backs returning, and the running game could see more of a team effort this season.

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Marcus Mariota looking forward to shaking the cobwebs out on Saturday

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The Titans will play the Jets on Saturday night in their preseason opener and quarterback Marcus Mariota will be in the lineup. 

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Former Vols QB to start Steelers first preseason game Video included

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Former Tennessee Volunteer Joshua Dobbs will start at quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the New York Giants on Friday night. 

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Tiger Woods DUI Arrest: Golfer to enter diversion program after pleading not guilty

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Tiger Woods pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence Wednesday, but has agreed to enter a diversion program that would see the charge dropped later this year. 

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Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree to five-year contract

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No more concerns about Devonta Freeman‘s future in Atlanta. Freeman and the Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension, the team announced

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Titans minority owner selling her portion of the NFL team

Tennessee Titans minority owner Susie Adams Smith is selling her portion of the team.

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Vikings owners join group trying to bring MLS to Nashville

The majority owners of the Minnesota Vikings are joining a group trying to bring a Major League Soccer expansion franchise to Nashville.

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#FNF3 Season Preview: Tyrus Ward bringing pride back to Brainerd Video included

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Tyrus Ward had all the excuses in the book to not take the Brainerd football head coaching job, but Ward wanted nothing to do with excuses and everything to do with Brainerd football.

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Corey Levin listed as Titans backup Center on preseason depth chart Video included

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The Tennessee Titans released their first unofficial preseason depth chart and it bodes well for former UTC All-American Corey Levin.

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Mocs No. 12 in STATS Preseason Top 25 Video included

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga opens the 2017 season ranked No. 12 in the STATS FCS Top 25.  

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Little League softballers disqualified ahead of championship

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Atlee Little League's Junior softball team has been disqualified from its World Series championship matchup over what officials say was an inappropriate social media posting. 

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Falcons wear new camouflage jerseys to honor military

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When it comes to anything regarding the military, Dan Quinn and the Falcons don't hold back.

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Falcons' Jalen Collins handed 10-game suspension for PEDs

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For the second straight year, Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins will be suspended for the start of the season for a violation of the league's policy on performance enhancers. 

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FNF Preview: Boyd Buchanan benefiting from experienced senior class Video included

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The high school football season is less than two weeks away, and Boyd Buchanan head coach Carter Cardwell is eager to get started. 

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Lady Mocs Basketball headed to Canada Video included

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The UTC women's basketball team got a whole new makeover this offseason. 

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Jacob Huesman listed as first team FB for Giants Video included

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In exactly one month from Sunday, the NFL season will begin, and players will do everything they can to make the 53-man roster.

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Former Vol Justin Gatlin wins 100m London 2017 final, beating Usain Bolt

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Former Vol Justin Gatlin won the 100m final at the 2017 World Championships in London Saturday afternoon. 

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UGA's Kirby Smart reflects on Terrell Davis as he enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Back during Kirby Smart's playing days at Georgia, there was a running back by the name of Terrell Davis that helped the young defensive back get his footing. 

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FNF3 Preview: Chargers new motto "grow up in a hurry" Video included

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Head Coach Mark Mariakis is getting ready for his second year with Chattanooga Christian School, and once again it looks like growing pains will be the story for the Chargers this year.  

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Alabama Holds Annual Fan Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium

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The University of Alabama football team held its annual Fan Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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Titans' top draft pick to miss at least week with hamstring

Titans rookie wide receiver Corey Davis will miss at least a week after hurting his hamstring in training camp, and coach Mike Mularkey says the No. 5 overall pick will be week to week with the injury.

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#FNF3 Season Preview: Central Pounders see "growth" from 2016 Video included

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Central continues to grow as Cortney Braswell pushes to flip the script on the winless team he inherited last year. Braswell said, "last year we found ways to lose games. When things didn't go our way our level of competition went down. I tell them all the time, they don't shut the scoreboard off until the game is over. We're gonna keep playing until then. I think we'll see it in how we play for the entirety of the game." The Pounders finished 3-8 in 2016. Central lost two... More>>

Vols OL Chance Hall to miss 2017 season

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Tennessee offensive lineman Chance Hall, who has started 13 games over the last two years, will undergo knee surgery and miss the 2017 season.

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Alabama's Saban not planning to suspend Hand for DUI arrest

Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't plan to suspend defensive end Da'Shawn Hand for a driving under the influence arrest, because he wasn't actually operating the vehicle.

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Alex Wood avenges lone loss as Dodgers beat Braves 7-4

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Alex Wood allowed one run in six innings to avenge his lone loss of the season, Chris Taylor had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 7-4 on Thursday night.

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Braves call up 20-year-old infielder Ozzie Albies

The Atlanta Braves have called up infielder Ozzie Albies, one of the team's top prospects, to make his major league debut.

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Phillies beat Braves 7-6 win, complete 4-game sweep

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Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco hit homers, Nick Pivetta threw six sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6 on Monday afternoon to complete a four-game sweep.

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in two school vandalism cases Video included

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Deputies arrested Riley Odman Monday afternoon. Odman has been charged with felony vandalism, trespass, driving on a suspended license, financial liability law.

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Georgia opens camp in Athens as SEC East favorite

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Lorenzo Carter smiles a lot, which is a good thing for all of us. It's a heck of a smile the Georgia football senior has, even when talking about the grueling, sweat-soaked grind of preseason practice.
 

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The Cubs are giving Steve Bartman a World Series ring

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Steve Bartman is getting a World Series ring. On Monday, the Cubs announced they would give the infamous fan a 2016 championship ring as a special gift from the Ricketts family and organization

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Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Olympics after Paris in 2024

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Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games. 

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UT quarterbacks have good 'camaraderie' despite position battle Video included

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The Vols have a little over a month to name their starting quarterback, and until then all Big Orange Nation will be talking about is who's winning the quarterback race.

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Chattanooga Defeats Birmingham in Twenty-One Inning Affair

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The Chattanooga Lookouts defeated the Birmingham Barons 2-1 in twenty one innings on Saturday night. 

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Kelly's single in 11th lifts Phillies past Braves

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Ty Kelly singled home the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

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Vols hold first practice of fall camp Video included

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Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones and Team 121 officially kicked off fall camp with their first practice of the season on Saturday afternoon.

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Titans sign first-rounder Corey Davis Video included

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The Titans have signed rookie receiver Corey Davis, the team announced Saturday. It means the team has signed all nine members of its draft class. 

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UPDATE: Julio Jones tries to clear some things up about lost diamond earring

Jones lost a diamond earring worth about $150,000 while jet skiing at Lake Lanier, as 11Alive first reported earlier this week. 11Alive was there when a dive team searched in the dark depths of the man-made lake, but were unsuccessful. Jones even pulled up on his jet ski while the team was searching.

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Alabama defensive end Da’Shawn Hand arrested on DUI charge

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Alabama defensive end Da’Shawn Hand has been arrested on a charge of driving under the influence less than a week before the Crimson Tide opens fall camp. 

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Altherr homers twice to lead Thompson, Phillies past Braves

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Aaron Altherr homered twice and Jake Thompson pitched five scoreless innings in an emergency start to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

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Titans extend deal with 2-time Pro Bowler Jurrell Casey

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a multi-year extension with two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jurrell Casey.

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Ole Miss releases names of boosters, businesses listed in NCAA notice of allegations

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The Ole Miss NCAA investigation took another turn Friday afternoon. The Rebels released the names of some boosters and businesses that are in the 2016 and 2017 Notice of Allegations.

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Tennessee Football reports to training camp Video included

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Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones held his first press conference of the fall on Friday in the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio.

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Phil Fulmer preaches "football and faith" at Red Bank Baptist Church Video included

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Local high school football teams got the chance to hear former Vols head coach Phil Fulmer speak at Red Bank Baptist Church.

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FNF3 Preview: McCallie with youngest team yet Video included

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 After making it to the Div.II-AA state quarterfinal last season, the Blue Tornado graduated a talented senior class. 

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FNF3 Season Preview: South Pittsburg not worried about turnover Video included

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Not many teams would call a 12-2 season that ended in the 1A state semifinal a disappointing season, but not many teams have expectations as high as South Pittsburg.

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Vols show off new Nike football unis for 2017 on social media

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Wednesday, the Tennessee Volunteers revealed updates to their uniform for the 2017 season on social media.  

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FNF3 Season Preview: Ringgold fueled by missed playoffs in 2016 Video included

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The Ringgold Tigers missed the playoffs for just the second time in 10 years under head coach Robert Akins in 2016. The double overtime loss to Sonoraville in the play-in game still lingers, but in a good way.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium's retractable roof will not be ready for 1st event

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The retractable roof on Mercedes-Benz Stadium will not be ready to use for the stadium's first event.

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Marcus Mariota expects to be full go at start of camp

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Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was limited in work with his teammates this offseason as he rehabbed from a broken right leg. 

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Television schedule announced for Vols' first three football games

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The Tennessee Athletics Department posted the times and TV schedules for the Vols' first three football games.

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Youth league football signups being held Thursday at East Hamilton School

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The last opportunity to sign up for the team will be Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at East Hamilton School on Ooltewah-Ringgold Road.

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Mocs Open Training Camp on Monday Video included

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team begins Training Camp for the 2017 season on Monday, July 23. 

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6'4, 286 lb. 8th grader has offers from Ole Miss, Miss. State

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An eighth grader in Mississippi is already making a huge impact on college coaches.

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Predators sign Austin Watson to 3-year, $3.3 million deal

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Austin Watson to a three-year $3.3 million deal keeping him under contract through 2019-20.

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Believe in Miracles: 11-year-old “Superman” makes the most of 2nd chance Video included

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Jerry Bruce was born with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome, a rare heart condition where you are born with half of a heart, and your left side is not as functional as your right.

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Fun Vols alternate uniform surfaces

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While we wait for the college football season to begin, mixing and matching possible uniform combinations of your favorite teams can be a fun thing to do to pass the time. This picture surfaced on Instagram earlier today (courtesy of the Top Shelf Uniforms account),

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When you can watch the NFC Champion Falcons practice at Flowery Branch

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The last time the Atlanta Falcons were on the football field...well, you all remember. 

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FNF3 Preview: McMinn Central looking forward to returning to Chattanooga region

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McMinn Central will now be in the brand new Class AAA-District 3, with Brainerd, Red Bank, Signal Mountain, Loudon, and Sweetwater. 

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UT Coach Canales talks about differences in quarterbacks

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Jones will enter his 11th season as a head coach in 2017 with unquestionably one of the nation's top coaching staffs.

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Predators re-sign Arvidsson to $29.75 million, 7-year deal

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The Nashville Predators have re-signed 31-goal scorer Viktor Arvidsson to a $29.75 million, seven-year deal.

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FNF3 Preview: Marion Co. returns another experienced upperclass

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The Marion County Warriors have been to the 2-A State Championship the last three years in a row, and they're goal this year is to make it a fourth. 

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Freeze resigns as Head Coach at Ole Miss

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Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night.

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FNF3 Season Preview: NW Whitfield loaded on offense, again Video included

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Northwest Whitfield led by its offense won its first ever home playoff game in 2016. The Bruins are loaded again on offense and it all starts with returning quarterback Luke Shiflett and running back Dominique Sistrunk.

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Bama's Jalen Hurts, UGA's Jacob Eason among 6 SEC QBs named to Davey O'Brien Award Watch List

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The Davey O'Brien Foundation announced their list of 30 players named to the Davey O'Brien Award Watch List earlier Wednesday.

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FNF3 Season Preview: Red Bank Lions primed to defend region title Video included

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Red Bank will lean on a mix of multi-position athlete Calvin Jackson and a veteran defensive line led by Jamel Davis as the Lions look to defend their region championship.

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Wofford picked by SoCon coaches, media to win league; Mocs picked 4th

Wofford is the preseason pick to win the Southern Conference by both league coaches and media.

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Preds fan misses out on Stanley Cup tickets because he didn't check Twitter

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Andrew Fudge won free tickets to watch the Nashville Predators play in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. 

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Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut.

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Youth track program qualifies for Junior Olympics

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Chattanooga has its share summer programs for kids, but there's one that's aiming to positively impact lives through sport. 

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FNF3 Season Preview: Ridgeland Panthers Video included

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The Ridgeland Panthers are coming off a region championship under third year head coach Wesley Tankersley.

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Local high school football players prepare for practice in the increasing heat

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It's back to the gridiron this week for local high school football players who are facing some brutal heat. With temperatures expected to hit at least 95° by the middle of this week, and the heat index hotter than 100°, coaches are taking steps to protect players. 

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Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin talks 19-0 and the future Video included

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Chattanooga's Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin joined Paul Shahen's 6:00PM sportscast live in the studio to talk about his latest win and the future.

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Bradley Central beats Soddy Daisy in overtime to win UTC's 7-on-7 tournament

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UTC head football coach Tom Arth invited high schools from around the area to compete in the Moc's 7-on-7 tournament.

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Fernandez helps to shut out Jacksonville, Chattanooga wins 7-0

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Raul Fernandez and three other pitchers combined for a shutout as the Chattanooga Lookouts defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-0 on Saturday. 

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Freeman, Braves rally in 8th to beat Diamondbacks 4-3

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Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves topped baseball's comeback kings at their own game, scoring two runs in the eighth inning to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Friday night.

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SEC MD17: Media picks Bama to win Title, Dawgs to win East

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The 2017 edition of SEC Media Days concluded yesterday, and as they do every year, the media members in attendance vote on where each SEC team will finish, and a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd All-SEC Team. 

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Proposal aims to expand Camp Jordan into a premier sports facility

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The $15 million dollar plan calls for several new baseball, softball, football and soccer fields. 

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Lookouts eat Jumbo Shrimp 5-4 after walkoff hit Video included

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The Chattanooga Lookouts defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 5-4 in game one of the home series for the Lookouts on Thursday night. History was made at AT&T Field on Thursday night when the Chattanooga Lookouts hosted the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp for the first time ever.

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Dalton books ESPN2 football game vs Harrison in October Video included

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The Dalton Catamounts will play on ESPN2 vs. region rival Harrison led by the nations top ranked recruit Justin Fields on October 19 at Harrison High School.

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Alabama at the 2017 Southeastern Conference Football Media Days

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The Crimson Tide spent three hours being interviewed by local, regional and national media including representatives from the major sports entities.

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Brooks Thomas Qualifies for U.S. Amateur Video included

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Chattanooga Mocs graduate Brooks Thomas '17 was a guy who saved the best for last.

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SEC MD17 : Georgia quotes & coverage from HC Kirby Smart, RBs Nick Chubb & Sony Michel Video included

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The Dawgs were in the house for day 2 of SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL. 

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Hawks to host wedding of couple who met at team's Tinder Night

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And they say true love doesn't exist. Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong are two Atlanta Hawks fans who met at the team's original "Swipe Right Night" back in 2015.

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SEC MD17: Tennessee quotes from HC Butch Jones, Vickers, Mosely and Robertson Video included

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Tennessee Head Coach Butch Jones and a trio of seniors made their SEC Media Days rounds on Monday. Full quotes from the Vols are here.

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A behind-the-scenes video tour of the UGA Indoor Practice Facility with Bulldog legends

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It didn't take long for the Georgia Bulldogs to move into their new $30 million indoor practice facility. 

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Titans announce 2017 Training Camp schedule

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Are you ready for some football? The Tennessee Titans announced their training camp schedule on Monday.  They will have 13 open practices, including two morning practices with the Carolina Panthers. 

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SEC Media Days Preview: Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama

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Channel 3 Sports will be there to bring you the latest from Hoover, Alabama. 

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Former Tennessee linebacker Johnson arrested on DUI charge

A.J. Johnson, the former Tennessee linebacker who is awaiting an aggravated rape trial, has been arrested on a DUI charge.

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CFC wins 3-0 over Carolina, will host 1st round of playoffs Tuesday

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Despite a rocky start to the season, the Chattanooga Football Club will be heading back to the NPSL playoffs this year.

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Former Titan Tony Brown hosts first "Skills and Drills" camp in Chattanooga

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Saturday Brown hosted his first "Skills and Drills" camp for kids in the Chattanooga area. 

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Teheran leads Braves in 13-0 win over Nationals

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Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings to keep up his road dominance and added a career-high three RBIs, Nick Markakis and Johnan Camargo each had three hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 13-0 Saturday.  

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Murphy's RBI single lifts Nats past Braves in 10 innings

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Daniel Murphy's one-out RBI single in the 10th inning capped the Washington Nationals' 5-4 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

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Baylor's Seaberg competing in World Games on U.S. National Football Team Video included

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Former Baylor School football player Ryan Seaberg may not be in the NFL, but in a few short weeks he'll be competing for something no player has ever accomplished. 

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Locals playing in $2-million hoops tourney with plans to invest in Chattanooga's youth Video included

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It's a tournament so big it's simply called "The Basketball Tournament." Founded in 2014 it's not rich in history but winning it will fill your wallet. It's a 64-team, winner take all $2-million tournament on ESPN and there's a team from Chattanooga led by a few very familiar faces.

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Best SEC quarterbacks that never made an SEC title game

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Who are the best SEC quarterbacks that never made an SEC Championship Game? There have been some really good ones... we narrow down the list here, and provide the top five.  First though - five quarterbacks that just missed the cut. Honorable Mention Brodie Croyle (Alabama: 2002-05) Croyle may have had the most arm talent of any quarterback in Alabama football history. He got the Tide off to a 9-0 start in 2005, and was a Heisman Trophy candidate mid-way through season (befo...

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Chuck Merzbacher Named Men’s Tennis Head Coach at UTC

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Interim Director of Athletics Scott Altizer announced Chuck Merzbacher as the new men's tennis head coach.

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Lookouts win again, 21 of last 23, 5-3 over Smokies Video included

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The Chattanooga Lookouts extended their wining streak to eight games after defeating the Tennessee Smokies by a score of 5-3 on Wednesday night. 

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Astros run over Braves again, 10-4

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George Springer drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Josh Reddick and Marwin Gonzalez each had three RBIs and the streaking Houston Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday night.

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Vols send senior trio of Robertson, Moseley and Vickers to SEC Media Days

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Offensive lineman Jashon Robertson, defensive back Emmanuel Moseley and defensive lineman Kendal Vickers have been selected to represent the University of Tennessee at the Southeastern Conference Football Media Days next week in Hoover, Alabama.

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Bama sending star studded trio: Ridley, Fitzpatrick & Bozeman to SEC Media Days

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he University of Alabama will send a trio of All-SEC players to the SEC Media Days starting on Monday July. 10.

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Georgia going RB heavy at SEC Media Days, Chubb, Michel & LB Smith

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Georgia's double headed monster at running back will headline the Dawgs visit to the SEC Media Days.  Georiga is sending running backs Nick Chubb, Sony Michel and linebacker Roquan Smith. 

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Pat Summitt Foundation half way to requirement to order specialty license plates

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The Pat Summitt Foundation has reached half its goal for pre-orders for its new specialty license plate. 

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Penn State sues former assistant football coach

Penn State University is suing former assistant football coach Bob Shoop for breach of contract, alleging he owes the university nearly $900,000.

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Freeman returns, Braves blasted by Astros 16-4

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Jose Altuve homered and drove in four runs, Josh Reddick hit a grand slam and the Houston Astros pounded the Atlanta Braves 16-4 on Tuesday night.

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Freeman returns to lineup 3 weeks earlier than expected

Braves slugger Freddie Freeman has returned earlier than expected from a broken left wrist and he's back as the starting third baseman.

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AP source: Kings, Zach Randolph agree to 2-year, $24M deal

A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the Sacramento Kings have agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal with forward Zach Randolph.

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Historic Engel Stadium to get new life this fall from UTC

Engel Stadium as seen from Sky 3. Engel Stadium as seen from Sky 3.
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UTC plans to move intramural sports complex to Engel Stadium this fall.

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Nick Bonino going to Predators for reported four-year, $16.4 million deal

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After winning back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins it appears as if veteran center Nick Bonino is moving on and will be signing with the team he just helped beat in this year’s Final. 

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Mike Foltynewicz loses no-hit bid in ninth of 3-1 Braves win

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Mike Foltynewicz lost his no-hit bid for Atlanta when Matt Olson clobbered a full-count pitch into the elevated right-field seats leading off the ninth inning of the Braves' 3-1 interleague victory over the Oakland...

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UTC selects search committee to help in AD search

Chattanooga has established a 12-member search committee to help identify candidates for its athletic director position.

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Dale Jr. takes his final laps Saturday in Daytona Video included

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Dale Senior won 34 races at the Daytona International Speedway before his death.

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Mocs' grad Tre' McLean headed to Suns NBA Summer League in Las Vegas Video included

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From the moment Tre McLean '16 walked on campus in 2013, he brought a through-the-roof work ethic. That work leads to his next step heading to Las Vegas joining the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Summer League.

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Beloved caretaker of four generations of UT's Smokey dies at 91

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Beloved caretaker of four generations of UT's Smokey dies at 91 East Tennessee and the Vols are mourning the death of Dr. Earl C. Hudson, who died Saturday at the age of 91. 

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Falcons' DE Vic Beasley 1-on-1 with Paul Shahen Video included

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Vic Beasley was the guest of honor at the annual Best of Preps Banquet put on by our partners at the Times Free Press. Beasley was kind enough to talk Super Bowl 51 and the upcoming season with Sports Director Paul Shahen. More>>

No. 1 RB in the nation commits to Georgia

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The Georgia Bulldogs backfield has just gotten bigger. The Dawgs landed the top running back in the class of 2018, Zamir White.  

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Alabama man arrested after stealing Atlanta Braves golf cart

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Police say an Alabama man is accused of stealing a golf cart at SunTrust Park in suburban Atlanta before crashing it and attempting to flee from officers.

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Former UTC football coach jailed for assault, public intoxication

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Scott Brumett, 35, was booked into jail just after 12:30 a.m. on Saturday and is charged with one count of assault, disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

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Tennessee lands 3 top targets over the weekend for class of 2018

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Tennessee head coach Butch Jones is one happy camper this weekend. 

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Shaw hits long HR, Davies shines as Brewers blank Braves 7-0

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Travis Shaw became the first player to reach SunTrust Park's right-field roof, belting a two-run homer that helped the Milwaukee Brewers beat Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday.    

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4-Star Georgia RB commits to Vols Video included

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Tennessee added its first running back to the 2018 recruiting class Saturday. 

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Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1

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randon Phillips gave Atlanta the lead with a two-run homer in the third to continue his productive homestand,

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Construction of Chattanooga's first Miracle League Field underway

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The Miracle League is coming to the Scenic City this fall.

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Is a new stadium in the Lookouts future? Video included

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A "win, win, win" and enough time to build a new stadium in Chattanooga is all Jason Freier needs and the Chattanooga Lookouts would no longer be playing inside AT&T Field on Hawk Hill.

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Preds David Poile named NHL GM of the Year, Vegas takes James Neal

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Nashville general manager David Poile has been named the NHL's top executive, and Columbus coach John Tortorella has won the Jack Adams Award as the top coach.

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Dalton's Dylan Cole commits to UTC, excited to play for hometown team

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Dalton High School rising senior Dylan Cole committed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Tuesday.

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Tyler Summitt living 'other life' after mother's death, his resignation

Tyler Summitt, son of Tennessee women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, at the Pat Summitt Plaza in Knoxville. BRIANNA PACIORKA/NEWS SENTINEL Tyler Summitt, son of Tennessee women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, at the Pat Summitt Plaza in Knoxville. BRIANNA PACIORKA/NEWS SENTINEL
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Summitt is no longer coaching, which he had aspired to from an early age. He’s divorced from his high school sweetheart AnDe, whom he married in 2013.

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Teheran gives up 3 late, Braves lose to Giants 6-3

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Austin Slater hit a three-run homer after the Braves botched a potential double-play grounder, sparking the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over Atlanta that snapped a seven-game losing streak Tuesday night.

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McCallie's Drew Viscomi up for National HS Soccer Player of the Year vote

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McCallie's Drew Viscomi has already signed with Northwestern University, but may be taking another award with him to college. V

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Former UT coach Phillip Fulmer named special adviser to University of Tennessee president

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Fulmer said he looks forward to the new challenge.

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