Sports - Professional

Area connections Jones, Bowman, Lolley try for Grey Cup

Published Nov. 29 2015

Jones, who played at South Pittsburg High School and the University of Tennessee R Chattanooga, has helped seven Canadian Football...

Millsap, Teague pace Hawks to 121-97 win over Boston

Published Nov. 25 2015

Jeff Teague has been waiting for the Atlanta Hawks to break out of their slump.

Patriots improve to 10-0, beat Bills 20-13

Published Nov. 24 2015

Tom Brady called out Rex Ryan and then he beat the Bills — again.

Falcons' promising season in freefall after 3rd loss in row

Published Nov. 23 2015

Five weeks into the season, the Atlanta Falcons looked like a lock for the playoffs. Now, their postseason hopes are...

Catanzaro's field goal after penalty gives Arizona wild win

Published Nov. 23 2015

Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 32-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining and the ArizonaCardinals escaped with a wild 34-31 victory...

Rawls runs for 209 yards as Seahawks beat 49ers 29-13

Published Nov. 22 2015

About two hours before kickoff Seattle's Thomas Rawls was in the locker room getting loosened up. He was told Marshawn...

Houston's pick-6, Poe's TD run carry Chiefs over Chargers

Published Nov. 22 2015

SAN DIEGO — Alex Smith won another game at Qualcomm Stadium, this time with an assist from some beefy defenders.

Vinatieri kicks another winner, Colts beat Falcons 24-21

Published Nov. 22 2015

The ol' geezers came through for the Indianapolis Colts.

Stafford's go-ahead TD run helps Lions beat Raiders 18-13

Published Nov. 22 2015

DETROIT — Matthew Stafford's toenail on his right, big toe was black and blue.

Djokovic beats Federer in straight sets to win at ATP finals

Published Nov. 22 2015

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic won his fourth straight title at the season-ending ATP finals by beating six-time champion Roger...

Soccer commissioner apologizes for taking 'cheap shot' at Chattanooga

Published Nov. 20 2015

Don Garber still may not be eager to introduce relegation to American soccer, but the MLS commissioner apparently had second...

Greene's punt return helps Jaguars beat Titans 19-13

Published Nov. 19 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars have their first winning streak in more than two years.

Arrieta wins NL Cy Young Award

Published Nov. 18 2015

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has won the NL Cy Young Award, acing out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and...

Keuchel wins AL Cy Young Award

Published Nov. 18 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel has won the AL Cy Young Award, easily beating out David...

Texans send Bengals to 1st loss, 10-6 behind backup T.J. Yates

Published Nov. 17 2015

CINCINNATI — T.J. Yates took over after Brian Hoyer sustained a concussion on Monday night and rallied the Houston Texans...

Titans fade late as Panthers stay perfect

Published Nov. 16 2015

Tennessee Titans interim head coach Mike Mularkey identified all the winning ingredients he hopes to develop for his team: strong...

Rex's place: Bills beat Jets in Ryan's return, 22-17

Published Nov. 12 2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Rex Ryan's return to the Meadowlands was a successful one - thanks to his pride...

Overdose possible in former Braves pitcher's death, but cause still unknown

Published Nov. 11 2015

ATLANTA — An overdose is possible in the death of former Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tommy Hanson,...

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson dies at 29

Published Nov. 10 2015

Former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson, one of the most promising young talents in the game just five years ago, is...

Miller's 1-handed TD grab lifts Bears over Chargers, 22-19

Published Nov. 10 2015

SAN DIEGO -- Zach Miller made a one-handed grab of a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:19 to...

Mariota, Titans beat Saints in overtime 34-28

Published Nov. 8 2015

Tennessee rookie Marcus Mariota came back from his recent injury to derail Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.

Dalton, Eifert lead Bengals over Browns 31-10 to go 8-0

Published Nov. 6 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) - Three touchdown catches on three different routes. Tight end Tyler Eifert got a lot of attention with...

Lillard leads Blazers to 115-96 win over Memphis

Published Nov. 6 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard scored 27 points, including 14 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated...