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Hamels, 3 Philly relievers combine to throw no-hitter at Atlanta Braves
ATLANTA (AP) — The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn’t the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies’ starter. That was enough, even though it meant giving up a chance at reaching one of baseball’s most special personal milestones. No worries. The boys in the bullpen gave the entire pitching staff something to celebrate as a team. Hamels and three Phillies relievers combined on the season’s fourth no-hitter, blanking the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Monday and giving a last-place team a rare reason to rejoice. It was all the more un...
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On Tap 9-2
Tuesday, Sept. 2 GOLF Bradley Central at Soddy-Daisy (Bear Trace), 4 Polk County at Grace Baptist Academy (Bear Trace), 4:30 SOCCER Sweetwater at Polk County, 5:30 Ocoee Middle at CCS, 6 Cleveland ...
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Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne’s “downer” year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most. Kahne charged past Matt Ke...
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Titans cut Bonani, Coons is kicker for now
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have picked a kicker for now, waiving Maikon Bonani and keeping undrafted rookie Travis Coons as they trimmed down their roster by the NFL’s deadline. The Tita...
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Jones gets a complete effort from QB Worley
KNOXVILLE — When Justin Worley was named starting quarterback for Tennessee on Aug. 14, Butch Jones said that he had taken great strides from a season ago. On Sunday night, Worley showed everyone e...
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On Tap 9-1
Monday, Sept. 1 FOOTBALL Bradley Central (JV) at Baylor, 6 Cleveland (JV) at Cookeville, TBA VOLLEYBALL McMinn County at Polk County, 5 Tuesday, Sept. 2 GOLF Bradley Central at Soddy-Daisy (Bear Tr...
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CMS picks up win
Special to the Banner The Cleveland Middle School tennis team picked up a victory over Lake Forest recently. The CMS boys aced the Bruins 9-0 and the Lady Raiders won 8-1. In boys singles, Evan Gri...
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Go-time for Vols
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones understands his team will endure plenty of growing pains. He just hopes the Volunteers' newcomers don't start their careers by taking a punch in ...
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Titans still deciding on positions
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are busy trimming their roster and still have to pick a new kicker along with a starting cornerback. First-year coach Ken Whisenhunt isn’t ready to share which...
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Voytik leads Pittsburgh to victory
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh sophomore quarterback Chad Voytik expected jitters before his first start in three years. There were none. Maybe it's because Voytik knew he had running back James Conn...
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‘Red Zone’ difficulties costly for Bears
MURFREESBORO — The good news is Bradley Central’s offense got into the Red Zone five times Friday night, including four in the first half. The bad news is the Bears crossed the goal line just once....
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On Tap 8-31
Monday, Sept. 1 FOOTBALL Bradley Central (JV) at Baylor, 6 Cleveland (JV) at Cookeville, TBA VOLLEYBALL McMinn County at Polk County, 5 Tuesday, Sept. 2 GOLF Bradley Central at Soddy-Daisy (Bear Tr...
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Wildcats get ‘pounded’ by Chattanooga Central
BENTON — The Polk County Wildcats dug a 24-0 hole in the first two quarters Friday night against the Purple Pounders of Chattanooga Central and never recovered. Wildcats coach Derrick Davis said af...
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