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FIFA chief dismisses calls for his ouster
As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer’s world governing body.
May 29, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars see struggles at Roland Garros
For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky hip that needed treatment from a trainer; later came an emba...
May 29, 2015 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC continues to raise basketball profile with new coaches
When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately noticed four new faces.
May 28, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 seasons
The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons.
May 28, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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FIFA faces worldwide probe into corruption
The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer’s global governing body Wednesday.
May 28, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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On-and-off-and-on trade completed
The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in a six-player trade that was initially blocked.
May 28, 2015 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slive supports $50K fine for charging fans
The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up.
May 28, 2015 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Tech, Georgia make the grade on NCAA's APR
Eight Georgia Tech teams and two Georgia teams have earned perfect scores on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report, and every team from the two schools made passing scores.
May 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleveland finishes off sweep with romp
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
May 27, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Schmitt at helm of Creekview's resurgence
When the Creekview girls soccer team set its goals prior to the 2015 season, making the state playoffs was at the top of the list.
May 29, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer activities plentiful for kids
With school out for the summer, young athletes around the county will be spending some extra time honing their skills.
May 29, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah leads county schools in Directors Cup standings
With the athletic success Etowah High School enjoyed during the 2014-15 school year, it was no surprise that the school finished sixth in the Class AAAAAA Directors Cup standings.
May 28, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of previous Project player becomes focus of second event
When Woodstock basketball player Dillon Morgan took the court to raise money for a family that lost their home to fire, he had no idea how quickly his good deed would be returned.
May 28, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Potential shift to the fall would be beneficial for tennis
High school tennis coaches from around the state were recently polled in order to gauge the level of interest in shifting their sport from the spring to the fall.
May 27, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah athletic programs enjoy fruits of prosperous 2014-15 school year
Etowah High School found an unprecedented level of athletic success that spread throughout the 2014-15 school year.
May 27, 2015 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Roundup: Cherokee players named all-region
Cherokee boys soccer player Riley Wildeman was named first-team All-Region 5AAAAAA.
May 27, 2015 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Etowah star Chris Kirk wins Colonial
Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a playoff at Colonial and winning by a stroke Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.
May 25, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Player of the Year: Lee enjoys unblemished first season at Etowah
When Galen Lee began playing tennis 10 years ago, it was more to fill time than anything else.
May 23, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Wins give Smerker reason to smirk
The Woodstock boys tennis team didn’t win all of its matches, but with a 15-5 record, the Wolverines posted three more victories than they had in any previous season.
May 23, 2015 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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