Jay Greeson (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6273
E-mail: jgreeson@timesfreepress.com
Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay's move to Chattanooga. He has won local, state, regional and national awards as a writer, designer and section editor and was part of a TFP team that won a 2011 APSE award. Jay and his wife Kathleen were married in 2004 and have a son, Lee born in 2007, and a daughter, Madeline Ray born in 2010. Contact Jay at (423) 757-6273 or jgreeson@timesfreepress.com and follow him on Twitter at @jgreesontfp.

5-at-10: True or false Tuesday with NFL power poll, future of one-and-done, Butch's quotes, Rushmore of medical/doctor TV shows

Published Sep. 19 2017

Jay Greeson's power poll, NBA one-and-dones, Butch Jones and more.

Greeson: War of the message now benefiting messengers

Published Sep. 19 2017

Did you know this week is U.S. Constitution Week?

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Butch being Butch, Rushmore of athletes' cameos in movies

Published Sep. 18 2017

The weekend winners and losers features Clemson, the Titans, Derek Mason, Butch Jones and more.


Loudon handles Signal with powerful running game

Published Sep. 16 2017

It was homecoming for Signal Mountain, a football program with a relatively short history but one that includes several playoff...

Greeson: A monthly sacrifice for love, asking Bob to run and Saturday stars

Published Sep. 16 2017

OK, this week we went to PetSmart to get some dog food. Our bulldog — Bo Jackson — enjoys Royal...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on NFL picks, sports quick triggers, favorite SEC players, boxing and a slew of hate mail

Published Sep. 15 2017

NFL picks, Bo Jackson, Canelo vs. "GGG" and more.

Greeson: Perfect weekend is highly entertaining

Published Sep. 15 2017

Cue Maximus: "Are you not entertained?"

5-at-10: SEC items of interest, Fab 4 picks, More Hill talk, Rushmore of doughnut styles

Published Sep. 14 2017

SEC stuff, Jemele Hill, Fab 4 picks and more.

Greeson: Latest issue magnifies ESPN's double standard

Published Sep. 14 2017

Jemele Hill co-hosts the 6 p.m. SportsCenter on ESPN with Michael Smith.

5-at-10: ESPN's latest political fiasco, NFL Hall of Fame nominees, Baseball pennant races, Rushmore of Moses

Published Sep. 13 2017

ESPN, NFL Hall of Fame, MLB and more.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, powerless morning, Would you sign Kaepernick?, Rushmore of Johnny Cash songs

Published Sep. 12 2017

NFL's best and worst, Kaepernick and more.

Greeson: A day when real conflicts should be recalled

Published Sep. 12 2017

Monday, around lunchtime, I made a point to click on KZ 106.5 FM.


5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, Value and emotion of head coaches, Rushmore of female broadcasters

Published Sep. 11 2017

Weekend winners and losers features Gus Malzahn, the Dodgers, tennis and more.

Greeson: A city for bicycling, texting and donating

Published Sep. 9 2017

Friday was a beautiful day.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with NFL picks against the spread, Weasel on Press Row, Crazy golf stats, Rushmores and hate mail

Published Sep. 8 2017

Fab Four picks, Pauly Shore, Justin Thomas and more.

Greeson: College football picks banking on history

Published Sep. 8 2017

This week's picks embrace history.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, NFL projections, Rushmore of 10

Published Sep. 7 2017

NCAAF picks, SEC stuff, NFL opener and more.

Greeson: Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger gets tax touchdown passed

Published Sep. 7 2017

It will officially be Res. No. 917-12.

5-at-10: Baseball and cheating, UT questions, U.S. Soccer, Rushmore of male voices

Published Sep. 6 2017

Boston's sign-stealing,

5-at-10: Holiday weekend winners and losers, Were UT and Butch lucky or resilient, True or false, Rushmore of celebs with the same name

Published Sep. 5 2017

The Vols and the weekend winners and losers.