Sports - Professional

College players eight of first nine drafted by Braves

Published Jun. 6 2018

Eight of the Atlanta Braves' picks in the first two days of the 2018 baseball draft were college players, including...

Spangenberg, Lopez lead Padres in 11-4 win against Braves

Published Jun. 5 2018

After beating up on the other last-place teams in the NL last week, the San Diego Padres kept rolling when...

Chattanooga Lookouts consumed with NCAA baseball tournament

Published Jun. 5 2018

As his Chattanooga Lookouts were preparing for last Saturday's series finale in Birmingham, manager Tommy Watkins was sitting in the...


Mobile BayBears score four in ninth, beat Chattanooga Lookouts 6-4 [photos]

Published Jun. 5 2018

The Mobile BayBears scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning Monday and defeated the Chattanooga Lookouts 6-4...

Eric Axley in, Stephan Jaeger barely misses qualifying for U.S. Open

Published Jun. 5 2018

Eric Axley, who grew up in McMinn County and lives now in Knoxville, squeaked into the 2018 U.S. Open golf...

Area Sports Notes: Jonathan Rone wins $5,000 at drag strip

Published Jun. 5 2018

Jonathan Rone of Lebanon, Tennessee, won the Super Pro drag-racing class and $5,000 this past Saturday at Brainerd Motorsports Park....

Capitals on verge of Cup after routing Golden Knights

Published Jun. 4 2018

Evgeny Kuznetsov smiled about getting four assists. He tried not to smile too much at the thought of being one...

No showdown: Injured Serena Williams out of French Open

Published Jun. 4 2018

Serena Williams called off her Grand Slam comeback because of a chest muscle injury on Monday, pulling out of the...

Wiedmer: Could Tiger be a realistic contender at the U.S. Open?

Published Jun. 4 2018

The U.S. Open begins in 10 days at Shinnecock Hills, the majestic, 127-year-old golf club in Southampton on Long Island,...

Chattanooga Football Club women rally to defeat Nashville Rhythm

Published Jun. 4 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club women's offense helped them get the lead Sunday evening.

Chattanooga Lookouts savoring meaningful games in first-half stretch run

Published Jun. 4 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts opened their final homestand of the Southern League's first half Sunday evening, whipping the Mobile BayBears 13-5...

Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Published Jun. 3 2018

Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, mixing in big shots with clever celebratory moves...

Truex pulls away on final restart to win at Pocono Raceway

Published Jun. 3 2018

Martin Truex Jr. pulled away off a restart with seven laps left to win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono...

Culberson wins it again for Braves with pinch-hit HR in 9th

Published Jun. 3 2018

Pinch-hitter Charlie Culberson hit a game-ending two-run homer to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the Washington...

Chattanooga FC wins 2-1 in Asheville for Blue Ridge Derby victory

Published Jun. 3 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club improved to 2-0 on its five-game run of road games by winning the Blue Ridge Derby...

Lookouts win 7-5 over Birmingham in series finale

Published Jun. 3 2018


Capitals flying high, up 2-1 on Vegas in Stanley Cup Final

Published Jun. 2 2018

Alex Ovechkin went airborne, Evgeny Kuznetsov flapped his arms like a bird of prey and the Washington Capitals are flying...

Lookouts' rally falls short in Birmingham

Published Jun. 2 2018


Foltynewicz pitches first career complete game, Braves win

Published Jun. 2 2018

Mike Foltynewicz had everything working so well that he was ready to keep pitching after the game ended.

Chattanooga Lookouts continue to struggle

Published Jun. 1 2018

After starting May with a wow, the Lookouts finished it with a whimper.

Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1

Published May. 31 2018

Stephen Curry scored 29 points and the Golden State Warriors capitalized on a Cavaliers blunder that sent the game into...

Newcomb dazzles for another win, Braves beat Nats 4-2

Published May. 31 2018

Sean Newcomb pitched seven strong innings for his sixth straight win, leading the Atlanta Braves back into first place with...

Chattanooga Football Club rolls past Emerald Force SC in Knoxville

Published May. 31 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club squandered away an opportunity to gain three points in the NPSL standings this past Saturday at...