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Sports Briefs

Colts owner arrested This mug shot provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department shows Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay.   Authorities say Irsay is in jail after being stopped on suspicion of drunken driving. Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Bryant Orem says Irsay was arrested Sunday night, March 16, 2014, in the northern Indianapolis suburb […]

Globetrotters coming to Knoxville

By Michael Williams The high flying comedic antics and basketball wizardry of the world renowned Harlem Globetrotters is coming to the Thompson Boling Sports Arena in Knoxville on March 18. The Globetrotters are now in their 88th year and the new season features a new concept in which the fans can write the rules of […]

The Big Game

BRISTOL, Tenn.  – While not scheduled to meet in the infield at Bristol Motor Speedway until September 10, 2016, the coaches for two of the nation’s tradition-rich football programs get together at the start/finish line for the March 16 Food City 500. University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones and Virginia Tech head man Frank […]

Manning’s Christian faith

Any fan of Peyton Manning or the NFL generally knows that Manning is the consummate professional. He treats the fans, media personnel, teammates, and opponents with respect. He works as hard—and probably harder—at his craft than any other player in the league. And he produces one fun, family-friendly commercial after another, showing his sense of […]

Biathlete gives Olympic spot to twin

  (AP) — When triathlete Tracy Barnes learned she had made the cut for the U.S. Olympic team, she turned and winked at her twin sister Lanny. After getting sick during the final qualifying races in Ridnaun, Italy, Lanny Barnes thought her Olympic dreams were over and assumed her sister was telling her she would […]

Sports News

Three former Vols voted to the Pro Bowl  Vols For Life Peyton Manning, Cordarrelle Patterson and Eric Berry were named to the NFL’s annual All-Pro team on Friday, all earning first team status. Manning was the only unanimous choice and Patterson, who made the list as a kick returner, is the only rookie on the first team. Hall […]

Lovie Smith going to Tampa Bay

(AP) — Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith is set to take on the challenge of rebuilding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Two people familiar with Smith’s plans said Wednesday night, December 2,  that the coach has reached an agreement to fill the opening created by the firing of Greg Schiano following a 4-12 finish. The […]

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