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Royals give Medlen an opportunity to perform
After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance. The defending AL champions were willing to take the gamble.
December 19, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons try to prepare for what Brees can offer
Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta’s NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.
December 19, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celtics send Rondo to Dallas in blockbuster deal
Boston traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of its last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another t...
December 19, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newton probable for Sunday
The Panthers’ Cam Newton will “probably” start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week, Carolina coach Ron Rivera said after the quarterback practiced Thursday.
December 19, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UGA paid more than $40,000 for Gurley's legal help
The University of Georgia paid an attorney more than $40,000 to represent Todd Gurley while he sought reinstatement from the NCAA after he was suspended for accepting money for autographs.
December 18, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida's Bryan Cox Jr. out for bowl game after hip surgery
Florida defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. will miss the Birmingham Bowl following hip surgery.
December 18, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee County’s seniors reach their high school finales in showcase event
The day before many of them strap on pads and helmets for the last time, Cherokee County’s senior football players gathered at Etowah for a walkthrough ahead of tonight’s Cherokee County School Dis...
December 18, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backup Mack the spark in Hawks' trouncing of Cavs
Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.
December 18, 2014 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs begin Belk Bowl preparation, look to avoid letdown similar to 2013
Going into the final week of the regular season, Georgia had hopes of playing for a Southeastern Conference title, maybe even claiming a spot in the four-team national playoff.
December 18, 2014 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pitcher of the Year: Dorr closes door on her softball successes
In softball, it’s common for one pitcher to shoulder a bulk of the duties in the circle. Pitching both games of a doubleheader is a common practice, with some pitchers recording nearly every out of...
December 19, 2014 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Brown gets most from youthful team
The Etowah softball team finished the season 17-18 when it was eliminated by Archer in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.
December 19, 2014 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week - Jordan Usher
Jordan Usher - Sequoyah - Basketball - Guard Sequoyah went 1-1 in Region 7AAAAA games last week, and sophomore Jordan Usher was a big contributor in both games. Usher, a sophomore, scored 27 points...
December 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah, Woodstock prepare for latest chapter of battle for Towne Lake
It isn’t often the rivalry between the Etowah and Woodstock basketball programs is the second storyline on game day, but that is what will happen Friday night as the teams meet for the first time t...
December 17, 2014 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around the County: Etowah football ranked No. 4
Coaches often say it’s the final rankings that matter the most. That certainly rings true for Etowah, which tied Milton for No. 4 in the Georgia Sports Writers Association’s final Class AAAAAA poll.
December 17, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Eagles pull away to beat Grizzlies
Etowah held Creekview to just three points in the fourth quarter and pulled away for a 55-50 win Monday.
December 17, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Etowah unable to hold cushion
Etowah held a 29-24 lead at the half, but it gave the advantage up in the third quarter before losing to Pope, 63-60, in a Region 5AAAAAA game Friday. Josh Fullenwider led four Eagles in double fig...
December 14, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Player of the Year: Page turns on big follow-up for Sequoyah standout
In 2013, Logan Page set the bar high when she was named the Cherokee Tribune Volleyball Player of the Year, with outstanding statistics to back up the accolade.
December 14, 2014 12:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Edwards leads Sequoyah to pinnacle
After leading his team to the Class AAAAA state championship, it’s no surprise that Sequoyah’s John Edwards is the 2014 Cherokee Tribune Volleyball Coach of the Year.
December 14, 2014 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fries back coaching defending-champion Furtah after battling health scare
With a basketball program like the one Furtah Prep has, drawing players from a couple of different continents to make up its roster each season, one of the few constants has been the Falcons’ coach...
December 13, 2014 12:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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