Sports - Professional

FCA speaker R.A. Dickey 'privileged' to discuss sexual abuse

Published Jan. 27 2018

This has been a January unlike any other for pitcher R.A. Dickey, and he isn't complaining one bit.

Ashley Rogers, Wesley Cash are area hall of fame's athletes of the year

Published Jan. 27 2018

Ashley Rogers is a teenager, Wesley Cash a senior citizen.

Wiedmer: Army veteran plays special part in Globetrotters' visit to Chattanooga

Published Jan. 26 2018

Long before both his legs were blown off above the knee while he was serving his country in Afghanistan, and...


Subban, Rinne lead Predators over Devils 3-0

Published Jan. 25 2018

All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban scored in his third straight game and Pekka Rinne made 23 saves for his fourth shutout...

Wife of slain former NBA player to make court appearance

Published Jan. 25 2018

Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife is scheduled to make her first court appearance.

Valanciunas posts double-double, Raptors crush Hawks 108-93

Published Jan. 25 2018

On a night starter Jonas Valanciunas earned credit for setting a high-energy tone in a runaway win, Toronto coach Dwane...

Gasol, Mills lead balanced Spurs attack over Grizzlies

Published Jan. 25 2018

LaMarcus Aldridge took a night off to rest, and the San Antonio Spurs replaced his 22.5-point average with a balanced...

Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Published Jan. 24 2018

Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame.

Gourde's overtime winner leads Lightning past Predators, 4-3

Published Jan. 24 2018

Down a goal late in the third period in the second game of a back-to-back, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked...

Chipper Jones set to join familiar names in Hall of Fame

Published Jan. 23 2018

When Chipper Jones took stock of all of the familiar names he's on the cusp of rejoining, he wondered if...

Gasol, Evans fuel rally as Grizzlies overcome Sixers 105-101

Published Jan. 22 2018

Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Tyreke Evans added 18 points and eight assists, and the pair led a fourth-quarter rally...

Schroder scores 20 points, Hawks beat Jazz 104-90

Published Jan. 22 2018

Dennis Schroder scored 20 points, Taurean Prince added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks kept up their improving play with a...

Greg Knapp returns to Atlanta Falcons as quarterback coach

Published Jan. 22 2018

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that Greg Knapp is returning to the team as quarterback coach.

Titans introduce Mike Vrabel as their latest head coach

Published Jan. 22 2018

Mike Vrabel says nobody's ever really ready to be a head coach for the first time in the NFL.

Wiedmer: Tom Brady looks ready to win sixth Super Bowl title

Published Jan. 22 2018

Let me begin this column by saying there is no way — nada, zip, zilch — any NFL offensive line...

Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

Published Jan. 21 2018

Hey Philly, maybe it's time to forget Carson Wentz. Nick Foles might be good enough to win the Eagles their...

Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20

Published Jan. 21 2018

Give 'em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl.

Predators win 5th straight, beat Panthers 4-3

Published Jan. 20 2018

The Nashville Predators are starting to see why they signed Nick Bonino as a free agent.

Tennessee Titans hire Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as coach

Published Jan. 20 2018

The Tennessee Titans hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up...

Rams coordinator Matt LaFleur 3rd to interview with Titans

Published Jan. 19 2018

The Tennessee Titans have interviewed three candidates in their search for new coach.

Smith's shootout goal leads Predators over Coyotes 3-2

Published Jan. 19 2018

Despite missing the first three months of the season, Ryan Ellis looks to be in top form already for the...

Bazemore hits winning shot, Hawks beat Pelicans 94-93

Published Jan. 17 2018

With a chance to win the game, Kent Bazemore wasn't the first option for the Atlanta Hawks.

Evans has 23 points, 10 assists as Grizzlies beat Knicks

Published Jan. 17 2018

In a pivotal moment, a rookie got the best of a veteran, stemming a late rally by the New York...