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: NFL TV worries, US Gymnastics and OTL, sports power couples, Rushmore of Jim Carrey movies

Published Jan. 17 2018

We got an excellent point raised Tuesday about the NFL and gambling and how the TV slumps have changed that...

5-at-10: NFL ratings keep falling in playoffs, QB-first model fading, NCAA winners/losers from draft declarations, Rushmore of modern-day right-handed hitters

Published Jan. 16 2018

We wrote Monday about the thrilling games and what it means.

Greeson: A personal trainer tackling time, fitness

Published Jan. 16 2018

What did you do Sunday? A little church maybe? Watch a little NFL, stay warm and relax?


5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, Amazing weekend of NFL realizations, Rushmore of stars for all the wrong reasons in sports highlights

Published Jan. 15 2018

Weekend winners and losers.

Greeson: Money, MLK and Dolly breaking up with Dixie

Published Jan. 13 2018

Here we are. In a place where the newest rich person is a 20-year-old guy in Florida and Nick Saban...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with SEC over-under win totals, NBA nicknames and other Rushmores, NFL Hall of Fame and best title games

Published Jan. 12 2018

For the mailbag.

5-at-10: NFL bargains, Big Ten network's next big deal, Kevin Durant, Rushmore of NBA nicknames

Published Jan. 11 2018

Thought this was a very interesting look at some of the best and worst contract decisions made during the last...

Greeson: A grand lady among foster grandparents

Published Jan. 11 2018

What started as a family visit for Clara King more than 50 years ago has been life-changing.

5-at-10: Football TV numbers, LaVar Ball and coaches thin skin, College hoops deep 3, Best sports stars wearing numbers 1-10

Published Jan. 10 2018

The TV numbers for the wildcard round of the playoffs were down.

5-at-10: All about Alabama and Saban's greatness, 2018 early top 25, Rushmore of all-time college football coaches

Published Jan. 9 2018

College football title game

Greeson: Oprah may not run for president, but she'd have a shot at it

Published Jan. 9 2018

More times than not, Hollywood award shows are a no-go.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Title game pick, Expansion put off, Rushmore of one-name musicians

Published Jan. 8 2018

Weekend winners and losers.

Greeson: On Signal schools, a misguided attack, and presidential pigskin

Published Jan. 6 2018

Well, good Saturday morning to you.

5-at-10: NFL picks, golf major predictions, UCF blowback, Patriots' divide, Pricey tickets and Hoops philosophy

Published Jan. 5 2018


5-at-10: UCF's claim and expansion, Auburn losing another, Rich QB draft class got richer, Rushmore of ESPN personalities

Published Jan. 4 2018

A champ in name only.

Greeson: Less cool is cool; more calm in 2018 would be more cool

Published Jan. 4 2018

I hope you had a great New Year's.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, Saban's misguided schedule rant, Rich Rod latest college coach fired, Rushmore of Mel Gibson movies

Published Jan. 3 2018

NFL regular season wrap.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Bowl reflections, Bowl numbers, Rushmore of best college teams not to win a title

Published Jan. 2 2018

Weekend winners and losers.

5-at-10: More Fab 4 picks, NFL takeaways, 2018 predictions, Rushmore of resolutions

Published Jan. 1 2018

Happy New Year everyone.

Getting fit in the new year: Spire Lab's Rove app puts competitive zeal in encouraging fitness

Published Jan. 1 2018

Every new year comes with the same old resolution for most of America.