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: Can we draw a line in the sand or water?

Published Aug. 17 2017

I had every intention of writing today about the amazing accomplishments of the Bryan College fishing team.

5-at-10: SEC items of interest, Dodgers' awesome numbers, Senators on NCAA sports, Rushmore of The Kings

Published Aug. 16 2017

SEC stuff, Baylor sex scandal, the Dodgers and more.

5-at-10: ESPN's fantasy play, 30-for-30 expert's rankings, NFL anthem, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of Classic Hollywood movies

Published Aug. 15 2017

ESPN fantasy football, Goodell, best 30-for-30 films and more.

Greeson: Pros and cons of protesting for betterment of us all

Published Aug. 15 2017

Colin Kaepernick is out of a job because of his silent protest that was anything but quiet in 2016.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, Protesting on the rise, Rushmore of Steve Martin

Published Aug. 14 2017

This weekend's winners and losers features the Red Sox, Justin Thomas and more.

5-at-10: Lookouts stadium questions, offensive SEC East, SNL Spinoffs, Rushmores and Hate mail

Published Aug. 11 2017

New Lookouts' field questions, SEC East, SNL spinoffs and more.

5-at-10: UTC football, NBA's competitive balance, Deshaun Watson, Rushmore of favorite schools in TV/movies

Published Aug. 10 2017

The Mocs upcoming season, the NFL preseason and competitive balance in the NBA.

Greeson: New attacks on old talk of new Lookouts stadium

Published Aug. 10 2017

The email was clear and somewhat alarming:

5-at-10: PGA Championship picks, Around the SEC, UCLA QB sounds off, one-word Wednesday, Rushmore of board games

Published Aug. 9 2017

The PGA Championship, SEC stuff, Rosen and more.

5-at-10: Former Alabama quarterbacks sounding off, All about fantasy football, Home run kings to be?, Rushmore of Dustin Hoffman

Published Aug. 8 2017

Jalen Hurts, fantasy football, Mike Trout and more.

Greeson: New Camp Jordan complex needs singular focus

Published Aug. 8 2017

Last week, the TFP's Tori McElhaney reported the 14-and-under national softball tournament at The Summit of Softball in Ooltewah generated...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, degrees of hardball sportsmanship, local golf and Rushmore of Network TV news anchors

Published Aug. 7 2017

The weekend winners and losers features Jalen Collins, the NFL, Usain Bolt and more.

Greeson: Back to school stars, nutty escape, Trump and clearing a final Barrel

Published Aug. 5 2017

Somewhere, Red and Andy from "The Shawshank Redemption" are scratching their heads and wondering when it became this easy.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on good bad sports movies, Radio topics, tipping, overrated Auburn and 'fan' mail

Published Aug. 4 2017

Smashville national anthem, this week's Rushmores, Terrell Owens and more.

5-at-10: Happy birthday Tom Brady, Picking the GOAT, Braves > Dodgers, Rushmore of best late draft picks ever

Published Aug. 3 2017

Tom Brady's birthday, the GOAT, the Braves and more.

Greeson: New superintendent offers reason to believe in Hamilton County Department of Education again

Published Aug. 3 2017

Johnson, if you didn't know, has the toughest turnaround this side of an 18-wheeler trying to navigate the W Road.

5-at-10: Stephan and Steph — a golden Web.com Tour opportunity, baseball observations, NFL is here, Rushmore of ice cream products

Published Aug. 2 2017

The Stephs, Dodgers/Braves, NFL preseason and more.

5-at-10: MLB trade deadline, NCAA jazz hands, more CTE obviousness, Rushmore of family-based sitcoms

Published Aug. 1 2017

The MLB trade deadline deals, the NCAA, CTE studies and more.

Greeson: As Porkers moves on, let's pause for pork

Published Aug. 1 2017

Monday around lunchtime, the corner of Market and Cowart streets was noticeably quiet.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, Hall of fame and Rushmore of Wesley Snipes

Published Jul. 31 2017

Weekend winners andf losers features Adrian Beltre, Chattanooga and more.