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: Friday mailbag on Bracket blown up, Tubby Smith, Extra ways to decide extra innings, Tiger talk and Rushmores

Published Mar. 16 2018

Before we get to the mailbag, well, how about being the only one in your office pool with Arizona as...

5-at-10: NCAA contests, brackets and Final Four picks, NFL free agency, NASCAR racing, Rushmore of hair band lead singers

Published Mar. 15 2018

Big day at the 5-at-10 compound.

Greeson: Hall of Fame bus driver Alvin Lee is a bright yellow shining star

Published Mar. 15 2018

We should all thank Alvin Lee.


5-at-10: Madness 1 seeds, Free agency questions, QB movements, Rushmore of pie

Published Mar. 14 2018

We are ever so close to the start of college basketball's season.

5-at-10: NCAA tournament contests and Weeds nailing it, NFL BID-ness, Tiger being Tiger, Rushmore of funny elementary school words

Published Mar. 13 2018

The tournament is here.

Greeson: Value your daily conversation in a digital age

Published Mar. 13 2018

What is the most important conversation we have each day?

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, NCAA tournament musings, Free contests, Rushmores in honor of Darryl Strawberry

Published Mar. 12 2018

Tiger Woods.

Greeson: Same silliness about teachers with guns, that wiley Watson and retrying on recycling

Published Mar. 10 2018

I am exhausted by the misguided logic of arming teachers to protect our students.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with transfer rules, Betting parlors, Tiger being back, and hate mail calling me a liberal AND a conservative

Published Mar. 9 2018

5-at-10 Note: Gang, we will have this day in history and this week's Rushmores at noon.

5-at-10: NFL cautionary tale of free agency, NCAA avoiding change, Baseball smiles, Rushmore of plastic surgeries

Published Mar. 8 2018

NFL free agency starts in less than a week.

5-at-10: Big Love moment, Combine final reflections, Franchise decisions, Rushmore of best movies with a sports connection that are not sports movies

Published Mar. 7 2018

Kevin Love wrote something for The Player's Tribune about having panic attacks during a game this season.

5-at-10: NCAA tournament tidbits, Transferring power, Salary Cap/Kaep issues, Rushmore of MLB faces of franchises

Published Mar. 6 2018

The 5-at-10 will be a little lighter than normal this week.

Greeson: Time for Tennessee to hedge its bets legally

Published Mar. 6 2018

What happens in Vegas is not the only thing that stays in Vegas.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, NFL combine cash, Rushmore of trophies

Published Mar. 5 2018

Weekend winners and losers.

Greeson: Guns in class, class in youth sports, blaming Trump for all

Published Mar. 3 2018

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond said this week that arming teachers would likely be the most inexpensive way to guard...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with NFL draft and QB projections, College hoops coaching craziness, Rushmore of sports lies, and not fan mail

Published Mar. 2 2018

I do love the draft. You know this.

5-at-10: Putting the CHA-Ching in College hoops, fixes for college basketball, NFL Combine, Rushmore of all-time Albums

Published Mar. 1 2018

College basketball needs a shower.

Greeson: Casey Cagle is everything that is wrong with today's politics

Published Mar. 1 2018

Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle is everything that is wrong with our elected officials.

5-at-10: NFL news galore, LeBron's the best ever, Ejected fans, Rushmore of gangster movie

Published Feb. 28 2018

We are two weeks from the official start of the next NFL year.

5-at-10: Madness with four things to know, Step one in fixing college hoops, NFL combine primer, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of TV aliens

Published Feb. 27 2018

We like to share some hoops stuff on Tuesdays