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: On a holiday worth our memorials, let's embrace a lot of Saturday stars

Published May. 25 2019

Happy Memorial Day weekend.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Memorial Day weekend with NBA, Brooks Koepka over/under, mini-hate mail and PC

Published May. 24 2019

As we are prone to do on holiday weekends, today and Monday's version of the show will be abbreviated.

5-at-10: ESPN quitting politics, world without social media, NFL gets review right, Rushmore of lucky trinkets

Published May. 23 2019

ESPN is getting out of the politics game. It's a move that is not surprising considering all the blowback it...

5-at-10: Flaws in NBA's marketing model, tight-fisted Braves and changing the game, best NFL QB situations, Rushmore of all-time TV stars

Published May. 22 2019

The NBA playoffs — after a paralyzingly bad first round — have had great moments.

5-at-10: Game of Thrones wrap, Warriors rolling, Bam-Bam baby Braves, Rushmore of 1980s TV catch phrases

Published May. 21 2019

Not sure what to say or how to feel now that Game of Thrones has put an awkward and rushed...

Greeson: Embracing the enthusiasm of folks cheering for that 'try' effort

Published May. 21 2019

There was a gaggle of supporters cheering at the top of the gentle incline of the Walnut Street Bridge on...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, PGA Championship reflections, Rushmore of NFL father-son combos

Published May. 20 2019

OK, here's the winner - Sorry Brooks (more on him in a moment) and everyone else - from the weekend.

Greeson: Time for Casada to go as we bid viral sensation Grumpy Cat a fond farewell

Published May. 18 2019

Have you tried the social media app that takes your picture and transposes it to the opposite gender?

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on TV thoughts, from Game of Thrones predictions and odds to TV comedy sidekicks, Rushmores and much more

Published May. 17 2019

Seinfeld is one of those shows that I can watch episodes that I've already seen 10 times and still be...

5-at-10: Braves big night all around, golf multiple choice from PGA to Caddyshack, NCAA gonna NCAA and Rushmore of pro sports rookies

Published May. 16 2019

OK, Tuesday night, when the Hawks got just about the worst result possible from the draft process.

Greeson: Apologizing for being insensitive or not being politically correct

Published May. 16 2019

Terry Bradshaw apologized earlier this week for calling actor Ken Jeong "that little short guy from Japan." Jeong is a...

5-at-10: NBA intrigue off the court, PGA storylines, picks and free contest, Bradshaw's bad joke goes viral

Published May. 15 2019

Jay Greeson on the NBA Draft, PGA, Terry Bradshaw and more.

5-at-10: Game of Thrones review, PGA Championship odds and contest, NBA draft lottery, and Rushmore of best NFL linebackers

Published May. 14 2019

Jay Greeson on Game of Thrones, NBA Draft, PGA Championship and more.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Minor Major still gets a free golf contest, Rushmore of best TV spinoff characters

Published May. 13 2019

Jay Greeson on Kawhi Leonard, the Braves, James Harden and more.

Greeson: America's pastime acting decidely un-American, fun with proper names, mom's star power

Published May. 11 2019

For a Chicago Cubs fan, the "You're Outta Here!" call came quickly and with little regard to intent or circumstance.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with Rushmores, GoT's place in history, best baseball to own, is Archie a worthy royal name

Published May. 10 2019

Jay Greeson on Game of Thrones, Albert Pujols and more.

5-at-10: Warriors win and lose, Baseball's modern-day poster boy, Braves worries?, Rushmore of TV moms

Published May. 9 2019

Jay Greeson on Joey Gallo, Kevin Durant, the Braves and more.

Greeson: Hoping for a traffic-free two-way discussion on increased taxes

Published May. 9 2019

Did you notice on Wednesday that Houston Street officially transitioned from a one-way to a two-way street?

5-at-10: Braves-Dodgers glaring differences, Proof that dynasties rule, NBA's short-lived shortening storyline, Rushmore of dominant products

Published May. 8 2019

Jay Greeson on Braves/Dodgers, dynasties and more.

5-at-10: Game of Thrones discussion, Warriors-Rockets even steven, Golf's old hero and new hero, Rushmore of all-time ESPN

Published May. 7 2019

Jay Greeson on Game of Thrones, the Warriors versus the Rockets, Tiger Woods and more.