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.

Greeson: Arkansas misfire, Fatt-anooga, Snot your average diner and Cold-case kudos

Published Mar. 25 2017

Hey, when in doubt, let's not follow the lead of Arkansas. Deal? Deal.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Draft topics, ESPN roster moves, UNC scandal, the Mailman and NCAA tourney takeaways

Published Mar. 24 2017

The Masters contest, Auburn scandal, Reuben Foster and more.

5-at-10: Making baseball better, NFL examines changes, Sweet 16 picks, how would you make sports on TV better

Published Mar. 23 2017

The World Baseball Classic, NFL changes, Sweet 16 picks and more.

Greeson: Adding some items to the school superintendent job description

Published Mar. 23 2017

So, the search firm hired to look for arguably the most important Hamilton County employee is having a hard time...

5-at-10: Enabling LaVar and Nick, Mock drafts, Spring football big kickoff, One-word Wednesday

Published Mar. 22 2017

The latest NFL mock draft, Lavar Ball, Nick Saban and more.

Martin Barre talks Grammys, partying like a rockstar, working with Paul McCartney

Published Mar. 21 2017

The leader of the Martin Barre Band took a few minutes to speak with "Press Row" on ESPN 105.1 on...

5-at-10: NBA's sitting bull, Braves' dreadful March, Kaepernick's look for a job, Rushmore of TV villains

Published Mar. 21 2017

Resting players, the Atlanta Braves, Colin Kaepernick and more.

Greeson: Turning March Madness into April gladness

Published Mar. 21 2017

How's your tournament bracket?

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, NCAA tournament glory and reasons, tons of tidbits and Rushmore of Misters

Published Mar. 20 2017

South Carolina, the NCAA tournament, Spike Lee and more highlight this week's weekend winners and loser.

Greeson: Thinking about Blockbuster, Christy's Super party, more college kids than ever

Published Mar. 18 2017

Yes, it's been really cold outside.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on March Madness Rushmores, Run of terrible first-round QBs, Rushmore of Co-Cola related holidays and where would Curry go in all-NBA redraft

Published Mar. 17 2017

Steph or LeBron, the NCAA tournament, the NFL Draft and more.

5-at-10: Tournament primer and contest, Braves struggling, Draft news, Rushmore of NCAA tournament moments

Published Mar. 16 2017

NCAA tournament contest entries, the Braves, NFL draft and more.

Greeson: Forget sound bites, let's find school solutions

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Hamilton County Commission and the Hamilton County Board of Education got together Tuesday night, and other than being elected...

5-at-10: NCAA bracket challenge and tips, Josh Dobbs' prospects, Maddow's big reveal, Rushmore of Julius Ceaser

Published Mar. 15 2017

NCAA tournament bracket challenge, Josh Dobbs and more.

5-at-10: UTC women NCAA destination, Ball bounces crooked, Petition to over turn soccer match, Rushmore of pies and Billy Crystal movies

Published Mar. 14 2017

Lady Mocs, the Ball family, jumping the protest shark and more.

Greeson: Madness of March is big business for gamblers

Published Mar. 14 2017

The NCAA basketball tournament is to the most casual gambler what the Super Bowl is to the most laissez-faire football...

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, NCAA tournament contest and loads of bracket stuff, Rushmore actors who don't look like actors

Published Mar. 13 2017

John Calipari, James Harden, PGA and Wichita State highlight this weekend's winners and losers.

Greeson: Underwhelming city election and praising the backpack-packing crowd

Published Mar. 11 2017

The headline read "Officials cite voter fatigue for low turnout," and maybe that's right.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on the NFL draft, free agency, No. 1 seeds, and ESPN's financial crunch

Published Mar. 10 2017

All things NFL, ESPN and some March Madness.

5-at-10: NFL signing season starts, West getting wild, another epic comeback, Rushmore of best ever in their field and little people

Published Mar. 9 2017

NFL free agency, the race for the No. 1 seed in the West, Barcelona's comeback and more.