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Lifelong Falcon fans Stephen Hargis and Lindsey Young discuss the Super Bowl

Published Feb. 5 2017

Times Free Press sports editor Stephen Hargis and veteran sports writer Lindsey Young have been lifelong fans of the Atlanta...

Matt Ryan named NFL's Most Valuable Player

Published Feb. 4 2017

HOUSTON (AP) - Atlanta's Matt Ryan beats out New England's Tom Brady for Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award.

Crowd shakes off cold temperatures to watch U.S. soccer win at Finley [photos]

Published Feb. 4 2017

Chattanooga enhanced its reputation as a soccer mecca again Friday night at Finley Stadium, as an announced crowd of 17,903...

Ryan Martin gets HBO fight at Madison Square Garden

Published Feb. 4 2017

The boxing career of Chattanooga native Ryan 'Blue Chip' Martin continues to rise.

Blip, or was this the year fans started tuning out the NFL?

Published Feb. 3 2017

It may have been a blip, explained as much by the must-watch presidential debates as by some wholesale turn away...

Jordan Morris goal leads US Men's National Team to 1-0 win before 17,903 in Chattanooga

Published Feb. 3 2017

A Jordan Morris goal in the 59th minute following a pass from Benny Feilhaber propelled the United States men's national...

Patriots coach McDaniels may be witness in Hernandez trial

Published Feb. 3 2017

New court documents indicate that New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels might be called as a witness in the...

U.S. men's national team seeks to end slide in Chattanooga

Published Feb. 3 2017

As he readies for the second match of his second stint as coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team,...

Another offensive eruption unlikely in U.S. vs. Jamaica friendly at Finley Stadium

Published Feb. 1 2017

When the United States women's national soccer team throttled Costa Rica at a Finley Stadium friendly in August 2015, it...

Road closures for Friday's U.S. Men's National Team match at Finley Stadium

Published Jan. 31 2017

The U.S. Men's National Team will play Jamaica in a soccer match on Feb. 3 at Finley Stadium.

U.S. men's soccer visit has drawn more than 14,000

Published Jan. 31 2017

Chattanooga is once again on the national soccer stage.

Arteaga, Valentin join Mauer on 2017 Lookouts staff

Published Jan. 31 2017

The Chattanooga Lookouts have their coaching staff set for the 2017 season, which will be their third as the Class...

Jon Rahm uses thrilling back 9 to win Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

Published Jan. 29 2017

The tournament began by celebrating the return of 41-year-old Tiger Woods. It ended with a 22-year-old who left Spain for...

Federer beats Nadal in epic Aussie final to win 18th major

Published Jan. 29 2017

So here was Roger Federer, down a break in the fifth set in a Grand Slam final. Across the net...

Serena Williams defeats sister Venus for record 23rd Grand Slam

Published Jan. 28 2017

Serena Williams wrote more history with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of sister Venus to claim a record 23rd Open Era...

Super Bowl will pit Brady's Patriots against Ryan's Falcons

Published Jan. 22 2017

The season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where...

Tom Brady and Patriots win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers

Published Jan. 22 2017

After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the 'Deflategate' scandal, the New England quarterback...

Atlanta Falcons heading to Super Bowl LI

Published Jan. 22 2017

The Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history after routing the Green Bay Packers...

How pingpong helped hard-working Falcons build 'connection'

Published Jan. 22 2017

If the Atlanta Falcons (12-5) win today's NFC championship game against Green Bay (12-6) at the Georgia Dome, then earn...

Colts fire Ryan Grigson after 5 seasons; could team hire Peyton Manning?

Published Jan. 21 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Ryan Grigson spent tens of millions in free agency, trying to turn the Indianapolis Colts into a...

Curry, Durant, LeBron, Irving among NBA All-Star Game starters

Published Jan. 19 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Curry won a tiebreaker to join Golden State teammate Kevin Durant in the lineup, while...


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Raiders file papers to move from Oakland to Las Vegas

Published Jan. 19 2017

The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas.

2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class announced

Published Jan. 18 2017

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as...