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32 things we learned from Week 10 of the 2018 NFL season

PITTSBURGH — The 32 things we learned from Week 10 of the 2018 NFL season … with a little extra flavor from our coverage of the Steelers’ win over the Panthers:  1. No doubt: Who Dat  Who Dey 2. New Orleans piled up 509 yards on the way to embarrassing the Bengals 51-14. Cincinnati’s effort

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A-Game Sportsplex is making a comeback as Franklin Sports Hall

Players, parents and coaches protested the closing of A-Game Sportsplex in a parking lot at the Cool Springs Galleria before marching to A-Game. A-Game Sportsplex is back in business. The once-thriving 174,000-square-foot Franklin facility, which fell …

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Why these three NBA coaches are on the hot seat

Being an NBA head coach is a challenging job.  Just ask Tyronn Lue, who — after helping lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to three consecutive Finals and one of the most stunning championships in modern sports history — was let go last week following an 0-6 start.  He was the league’s first head coach

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MLB awards: Our picks for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Manager of the Year

With the Boston Red Sox crowned World Series champions, it’s on to awards season in Major League Baseball. The 2018 campaign featured some unbelievable individual performances and we should see a handful of first-time winners when the awards are announced from Nov. 12-15.  There was no debate on

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A small town in Colorado has one stoplight but is home to three current NFL players

EATON – Harvested fields of corn surround the town. Downtown is a stretch of two blocks just west of the former Western Sugar factory whose giant towers now hold fine silica sand used in the region’s rapidly growing hydraulic fracking industry. Children ride bicycles after school down the middle

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Glencliff stadium to be named in honor of former coach Jim Wilson

The Tennessean’s Tom Kreager and Michael Murphy tell you who to watch as we enter Week 1 of the high school football playoffs. Glencliff’s new $2.5 million football stadium and sportsplex will be named in honor of former Colts coach Jim Wilson.  The project, which began in 2015, was completed

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Glencliff stadium to be named in honor of former coach Jim Wilson

The Tennessean’s Tom Kreager and Michael Murphy tell you who to watch as we enter Week 1 of the high school football playoffs. Glencliff’s new $2.5 million football stadium and sportsplex will be named in honor of former Colts coach Jim Wilson.  The project, which began in 2015, was completed

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Glencliff stadium to be named in honor of former coach Jim Wilson

The Tennessean’s Tom Kreager and Michael Murphy tell you who to watch as we enter Week 1 of the high school football playoffs. Glencliff’s new $2.5 million football stadium and sportsplex will be named in honor of former Colts coach Jim Wilson.  The project, which began in 2015, was completed

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LeBron’s Lakers among the top six hot messes in the NBA

Barely two weeks into the NBA season and the trouble is real for a handful of teams, including teams who were expected to not only compete for a playoff spot but something more, like a conference championship. The Oklahoma City Thunder were precariousl…

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LeBron’s Lakers among the top six hot messes in the NBA

Barely two weeks into the NBA season and the trouble is real for a handful of teams, including teams who were expected to not only compete for a playoff spot but something more, like a conference championship. The Oklahoma City Thunder were precariousl…

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Memphis Grizzlies: 3 things that have gone right so far

The Memphis Grizzlies host the Washington Wizards on Oct. 30, 2018. Five games in, Mike Conley believes the Grizzlies are close to where they thought they’d be. “If you’re asking if we expected to be 3-2, I think we expected to be 4-1,” the veteran guard said Monday. “We feel like we let one

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32 things we learned from Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season

The 32 things we learned from Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season: 1. The deadline to trade players is 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Hard to say if teams might be especially active or, with so many still viable, it’s equally conceivable a seller’s market just won’t develop. Heading toward Week 9, 17 of

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Predators mailbag: Pekka Rinne, banner banter and more

You had some questions. We had some answers. The second edition of this season’s mailbag features some Pekka Rinne and some banner banter. Remember, the best question each week will receive a fabulous prize. Congrats to last week’s winner, @ldduke09. Your loot is on its way. This week’s winner

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Predators mailbag: Pekka Rinne, banner banter and more

You had some questions. We had some answers. The second edition of this season’s mailbag features some Pekka Rinne and some banner banter. Remember, the best question each week will receive a fabulous prize. Congrats to last week’s winner, @ldduke09. Your loot is on its way. This week’s winner

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Predators mailbag: Pekka Rinne, banner banter and more

You had some questions. We had some answers. The second edition of this season’s mailbag features some Pekka Rinne and some banner banter. Remember, the best question each week will receive a fabulous prize. Congrats to last week’s winner, @ldduke09. Your loot is on its way. This week’s winner

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Predators place defenseman Dan Hamhuis on IR, recall Rocco Grimaldi

The Predators placed defenseman Dan Hamhuis on injured reserve Wednesday and recalled Rocco Grimaldi from Milwaukee on Thursday morning. Hamhuis, 35, played just 5 minutes, 18 seconds before leaving the ice for good during the second period of Tuesday’s 5-4 loss against the Sharks at Bridgestone

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