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Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever

Published May. 3 2015

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. was money once again in the richest fight ever.

American Pharoah gives trainer a long-awaited 4th Derby win

Published May. 3 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Three times in seven years, Bob Baffert left the Kentucky Derby empty-handed. Two seconds and a sixth-place...

Bruce, Byrd lead Reds over Braves, 8-4

Published May. 3 2015

ATLANTA -- Jay Bruce powered two long triples, Marlon Byrd broke out of his slump and Zack Cozart had three...

Hicks consistently producing for erratic Lookouts

Published May. 3 2015

Most of the youthful Chattanooga Lookouts this season have struggled in their adjustment to Double-A pitching.

Paul lifts Clippers past Spurs, 111-109 in Game 7

Published May. 2 2015

LOS ANGELES — Chris Paul banked in a shot over Tim Duncan with a second left to lift the Los...

Bruce collects 2 triples to help Reds beat Braves 8-4

Published May. 2 2015

ATLANTA -- Jay Bruce powered two long triples, Marlon Byrd broke out of his slump and Zack Cozart had three...

Updated: American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

Published May. 2 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- American Pharoah won the 141st Kentucky Derby on Saturday, ridden by last year's Derby-winning jockey, Victor Espinoza.

Hawks close out Nets, 111-87

Published May. 2 2015

NEW YORK -- Paul Millsap had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Atlanta Hawks finally finished off...

Braves end skid, nip Reds 4-3

Published May. 2 2015

ATLANTA -- Mike Foltynewicz won his first major league pitching start and drove in two runs with his first big-league...

Ex-Moc Skrine liking new team and contract

Published May. 2 2015

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga cornerback Buster Skrine was a fifth-round selection of the Cleveland Browns in 2011 and...

Lookouts eclipse Suns on 'Star Wars' Night

Published May. 2 2015

The Chattanooga Lookouts made quick work of Jacksonville on Friday night, much like the Death Star did to Princess Leia's...

Hawks beat Nets 111-87 to wrap up series in Game 6

Published May. 1 2015

NEW YORK -- Paul Millsap had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Atlanta Hawks finally finished off...

Foltynewicz wins 1st career start as Braves beat Reds 4-3

Published May. 1 2015

ATLANTA -- Mike Foltynewicz won his first career start and drove in two runs with his first career hit to...

Todd Gurley gives SEC three top-10 draft picks

Published May. 1 2015

Todd Gurley was a top-10 National Football League draft pick after all.

Leake leads Reds over sputtering Braves

Published May. 1 2015

ATLANTA -- Mike Leake pitched eight strong innings and hit his fifth major league home run to help the Cincinnati...

Chattanooga Lookouts back home but lose again

Published May. 1 2015

The Chattanooga Lookouts have not faced the most balanced schedule this season.

Dunleavy scores 20, Bulls clobber Bucks 120-66 to advance

Published Apr. 30 2015

MILWAUKEE -- Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting...

Leake pitches, hits Reds past struggling Braves

Published Apr. 30 2015

ATLANTA — Mike Leake pitched eight strong innings and hit his fifth career home run to help the CincinnatiReds beat...

Top 2 NFL picks prove importance of QBs

Published Apr. 30 2015

CHICAGO -- You don't pass up a potential franchise quarterback.

Buccaneers select Jameis Winston with top pick in NFL draft

Published Apr. 30 2015

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Jameis Winston to help them become relevant again.

Atlanta Hawks outlast Nets for 3-2 series lead

Published Apr. 30 2015

ATLANTA -- Al Horford and Jeff Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks hold off the Brooklyn...

Mock draft has Titans trading pick for Rivers

Published Apr. 30 2015

Times Free Press columnist Jay Greeson projects what could happen in tonight's first round of the NFL draft.

Zimmermann does it all to help Nationals win 2nd straight

Published Apr. 30 2015

ATLANTA — Jordan Zimmermann won for the first time in four starts and hit a three-run single to help the...