Officials with the Chattanooga Lookouts had every reason to be optimistic for a banner 2013 season.
It takes a lot of money to stage free football clinics for 200 or more Chattanooga youngsters. And to raise that kind of money it often takes some pretty big names.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — When Evan Gattis made Atlanta's opening-day roster last season, the rookie slugger became one of the biggest stories for the Braves.
Craig Kimbrel saw the growing list of young Braves players committing to long-term deals and decided he wanted to jump on board.
With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona.
Former Chattanooga Lookouts manager Phillip Wellman was driving around Red Bank on Thursday afternoon, gazing out at the snow in every direction.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Seattle Seahawks' mantra all season was to make each day a championship day.
Aon Miller and his wife Amanda left Chattanooga on Saturday morning for New York City. They'll attend the Super Bowl this evening, rooting hard for their good friend Peyton Manning to win his second Super Bowl ring, his first with the Denver Broncos.
The infectious smile is back. After years of clinching his jaw so tightly he wonders how he didn't break his teeth, Adarius Bowman finally has reached a level of contentment and no longer is trying to outrun his past the way he would an opposing football defender.
CLEVELAND — After nearly a month of twists, turns and talk, the Browns found their man.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt's defensive staff has a Cleveland Browns flavor.
DENVER — Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping.
SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks are bringing their game-changing defense — and the 12th Man — to the Big Apple for the Super Bowl.
Cory Gearrin was visiting his family's Rhea County home earlier this week when the phone rang. A friend of a friend of a friend needed a special favor from the Atlanta Braves relief pitcher.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans have wrapped up their coaching search by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach and 17th in franchise history.