Sports - Professional

Markakis, Ciriaco power Braves past Red Sox 5-2

Published Jun. 17 2015

ATLANTA -- Nothing came easily for the Braves' offense, but manager Fredi Gonzalez liked what he saw.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets engaged

Published Jun. 17 2015

Dale Earnhardt Jr. asked his longtime girlfriend to marry him while the pair vacationed in Germany to research his family...

Warriors win NBA title, down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6

Published Jun. 17 2015

CLEVELAND -- Revived by a fresh-faced shooting superstar and a first-year coach who made them believe, the Golden State Warriors...

Q&A: Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey knuckling his way into his 40s

Published Jun. 17 2015

After spending most of the 2000s bouncing between Triple-A baseball and the major leagues, Robert Allen "R.A." Dickey reinvented himself...

Holt hits for cycle, Boston ends slide with win over Braves

Published Jun. 17 2015

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox fans seemed too excited about the end of a long losing streak to notice the...

Chiefs' wide receiver, former Vols player, Da'Rick Rogers released ahead of minicamp

Published Jun. 16 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers, who played with the Vols and Calhoun, and offensive...

Holt hits for cycle, Boston ends slide with win over Braves

Published Jun. 16 2015

BOSTON -- Brock Holt became the first Boston player to hit for the cycle since 1996 and the Red Sox...

Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player database

Published Jun. 16 2015

Federal authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into the Houston Astros' internal player database, according to...

Lookouts on the brink of clinching first-half title

Published Jun. 16 2015

Only a colossal collapse would keep the Chattanooga Lookouts from winning the North Division first-half championship in the Southern League,...

Atlanta Braves beat Boston 4-2, sending Red Sox to 7th straight loss

Published Jun. 16 2015

BOSTON -- Williams Perez pitched six shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Monday night,...

Blackhawks beat Lightning 2-0 for Stanley Cup title

Published Jun. 16 2015

CHICAGO -- Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the...

LeBron confident Cavs can hold off Warriors, force Game 7

Published Jun. 15 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) - Wearing a leather Cavaliers cap and a steely look, LeBron James used his postgame platform to proclaim...

Gonzales, Kepler help Lookouts edge Barons

Published Jun. 15 2015

Mike Gonzales had two hits and Max Kepler homered as the Chattanooga Lookouts edged the Barons 4-3 in Birmingham on...

Called up from Lookouts, Buxton scores winning run in MLB debut for Twins

Published Jun. 15 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas — Byron Buxton sat in the dugout about an hour before making his major league debut and identified...

Mets hit 4 HRs, rally from 5 runs down to beat Braves 10-8

Published Jun. 15 2015

NEW YORK -- Dilson Herrera put paper cups on his ears. Rally cups.

Warriors withstand James, take 3-2 lead over Cavs in finals

Published Jun. 14 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry came off a screen, dribbled behind his back and crossed over Matthew Dellavedova. He stepped...

Former Chattanooga Lookout Buxton scores winning run in MLB debut as Twins beat Rangers

Published Jun. 14 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Byron Buxton went 0 for 4 in his major league debut, but scored the winning run in...

Mets hit 4 HRs, rally from 5 down to beat Braves 10-8

Published Jun. 14 2015

NEW YORK -- Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead homer and the New York Mets used a surprising power surge to...

Neal, Peek in final round of FLW Tour on Lake Chickamauga

Published Jun. 14 2015

DAYTON, Tenn. — Michael Wooley of Collierville, Tenn., didn't take long to set himself up for a splendid chance at...

Maybin has big hit in 11th, Braves beat Mets 5-3

Published Jun. 14 2015

NEW YORK -- Cameron Maybin bobbled a ball in center field for an error that allowed the Mets to score...

UTC tennis players performing well in TVOC

Published Jun. 14 2015

The biggest indication of a college program's growth is evidenced in the quality of the players that program is capable...

Twins promote Lookouts center fielder Byron Buxton

Published Jun. 14 2015

Byron Buxton's first big surge at the plate this season made him the Southern League hitter of the week.

Chattanooga Lookouts Birmingham Barons, 4-0

Published Jun. 14 2015

The Chattanooga Lookouts won 4-0 at Birmingham in a Southern League baseball game delayed an hour and a half by...