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Drivers want new rules package for Chase, NASCAR says no

Drivers want new rules package for Chase, NASCAR says no

September 9th, 2015 9:19 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR did indeed announce on Aug. 14 that the current package will be used in the Chase, which begins next week. The decision came five weeks before the playoffs begin

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Prep Results: Tuesday, Sept. 8

Prep Results: Tuesday, Sept. 8

September 9th, 2015 12:00 am by staff

Tuesday's high school volleyball, girls soccer and golf scores from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia

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Highland Cavs' Wilkins named MEC Runner of the Week

Highland Cavs' Wilkins named MEC Runner of the Week

September 8th, 2015 10:23 pm by George Thwaites

Shaquon Wilkins, a senior from Fredericksburg, Va., ran a personal-best time of 15:54 on the 5,000-meter course at the Queens Twilight in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday night.

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Valor Fights bringing 10-fight slate to Dickie Warren Dome

Valor Fights bringing 10-fight slate to Dickie Warren Dome

September 8th, 2015 9:15 pm by George Thwaites

The Sept. 12 card features ten professional fights with combatants from the Tri-Cities area and the surrounding region.

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Megan Devine joins ETSU volleyball staff as volunteer assistant

Megan Devine joins ETSU volleyball staff as volunteer assistant

September 8th, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State volleyball coach Lindsey Devine has added Megan Devine to the team's coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, the university announced Tuesday.

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Serious injuries mar opening week of college football

Serious injuries mar opening week of college football

September 8th, 2015 5:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

An injury-marred opening week of the college football season began with Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright tearing cartilage in his left knee and ended with Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer suffering a broken collarbone.

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Tusculum DB Thompkins wins weekly SAC award

Tusculum DB Thompkins wins weekly SAC award

September 8th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

The South Atlantic Conference selected Tusculum sophomore Martez Thompkins as its defensive player of the week following his play in the Pioneers' season-opening win over Virginia-Wise on Saturday.

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SEC football title game to stay in Atlanta at least through 2026

SEC football title game to stay in Atlanta at least through 2026

September 8th, 2015 2:19 pm by Associated Press

The league announced a new 10-year agreement on Tuesday to play the game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a $1.4 billion retractable-roof facility under construction next door to the Georgia Dome.

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Goodell unwilling to give up final say in discipline process

Goodell unwilling to give up final say in discipline process

September 8th, 2015 2:05 pm by Associated Press

Roger Goodell told ESPN Radio on Tuesday morning the NFL resists third-party arbitration. The players union wants disciplinary power now held by the NFL commissioner to be handled by a neutral arbitrator.

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Mariota vs. Winston and how other 1-2 QB classes worked out

Mariota vs. Winston and how other 1-2 QB classes worked out

September 8th, 2015 9:46 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota are the sixth pair of quarterbacks drafted 1-2 overall in league history. On Sunday, they will become the first to open their careers against each other when the Tennessee Titans visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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