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: Controversial stats, NFL's terrible leadership, LeBron tumbles, Rushmore of people we're amazed are still alive

Published May. 24 2018

Jay Greeson on marijunana arrest stats, NFL's decision to fine players and teams for kneeling, LeBron and more.

Greeson: Failure to launch a telling failure for everyone

Published May. 24 2018

The story from outside Syracuse, New York, is telling.

5-at-10: Which way Wednesday on NBA playoffs, NFL owners decisions, Gambling suits, Rushmore of one-name couples

Published May. 23 2018

Jay Greeson on the Houston Rockets, sports betting and kneeling in the NFL.

5-at-10: LeBron being LeBron, NFL goals, Transfer of transfer power, True or false, Rushmore of serial literary heroes

Published May. 22 2018

Jay Greeson on college football, LeBron, game 5, NFL owners and more.

Greeson: Need a potty? Find a Starbucks

Published May. 22 2018

Over the weekend Starbucks announced a big corporate change.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, a hot-take discussion, Rushmore of T

Published May. 21 2018

Jay Greeson on NBA playoffs, Atlanta Braves, Keith Mitchell and more.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on MVP of the '90s Braves, Best MLB season ever, LeBron's free agency destination, tourney expansion

Published May. 18 2018

Jay Greeson on LeBron James free agency destination, Babe Ruth and more.

5-at-10: Kickoffs kicked out?, Fixing college sports next issue, Rockets fire off, Rushmore of famous people known more as products

Published May. 17 2018

Kickoffs kick out?

Greeson: Travel two-step denied but still strides from commission transparency

Published May. 17 2018

It's been a few years since we discussed the "Sneaky Six."

5-at-10: Which way Wednesday on Warriors or wide-open playoffs, Warriors-Celtics stats, rough day after golf, Rushmore of best second sibling stars

Published May. 16 2018

Jay Greeson on the NBA Playoffs and more.

5-at-10: Sports big betting day, Warriors, Braves, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of NFL running backs of the last 30 years

Published May. 15 2018

Jay Greeson on the Supreme Court's decision, the Braves, Golden State vs. Houston and more.

Greeson: Legalized betting a longshot on Tennessee governor race?

Published May. 15 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a 1992 federal law prohibiting states access to have legalized sports betting violated...


5-at-10: Weekend winners (Shohei Time) and losers (L is for LeBron), Celtics bright future, Rushmore of series finales

Published May. 14 2018

Jay Greeson on Showei Ohtani, LeBron James, Dwayne Casey and more.

Greeson: Attack on McCain was 'downright mean and nasty'

Published May. 12 2018

Man, politics is politics. We get it.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with contest question, if you could win one title, Braves and Tiger, Brad Stevens and C's vs. lebrons

Published May. 11 2018

Jay Greeson on Brad Stevens, Rushmores, hockey and more.

5-at-10: Flawed Philly, Yankees keeping rolling, Yay on Burrows, Nay on DiPietro, Rushmore of TV shows intro music

Published May. 10 2018

Jay Greeson on the Philadelphia 76ers, Yankees/Red Six rivalry and more.

Greeson: How do you write an obituary for your hero?

Published May. 10 2018

I make my living with words. Words written here in the Times Free Press in the morning, or words spoken...

5-at-10: Which way Wednesday on the Warriors, Lane Kiffin in the SEC and Phll vs. Tiger wherever, whenever, Rushmore of TV moms

Published May. 9 2018

Jay Greeson on the Warriors, the Players Championship and more.

5-at-10: LeBron rolling, QB contract questions, Joy of Game 7, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of UT football

Published May. 8 2018

Jay Greeson on LeBron, NFL Qb's and more.

Greeson: Embracing good news as Chattanooga law enforcement shoots down shootings

Published May. 8 2018

And now for some good news.