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Braves sign RHP Tomlin to minor-league contract

Braves sign RHP Tomlin to minor-league contract

Josh Tomlin joined the Atlanta Braves at spring training on Thursday after signing a minor-league contract.The 34-year-old right-hander appeared in five games this spring with Milwaukee, posting a

Braves agree to deal with OF Markakis

Braves agree to deal with OF Markakis

The Atlanta Braves and outfielder Nick Markakis agreed on a one-year, $4 million deal, the team announced Tuesday.The deal also contains a $6 million team option for 2020.Markakis, 35, batted .2

Braves name Kranitz new pitching coach

Braves name Kranitz new pitching coach

The Atlanta Braves on Thursday announced they have hired Rick Kranitz as their new pitching coach.Kranitz, 60, was the pitching coach for the Philadelphia Phillies last season and the Milwaukee Bre

Mariners acquire pitcher Sanchez from Braves

Mariners acquire pitcher Sanchez from Braves

The Seattle Mariners acquired relief pitcher Ricardo Sanchez from the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations, the club announced Thursday.Sanchez, 21, made 13 starts for Double-A Mississippi in 201

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Knoxville Ice Bears

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Get tickets to see the 4-time SPHL Champions and 4-time regular season Champions, Knoxville Ice Bears as they compete in the 2018-19 season!

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Win a Vol Shop Gift Card!

This week on SportsTalk, John & Jimmy will be giving away gift cards to the Vol Shop, the official campus store of the University of Tennessee!

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Score a Ford!

Score a Ford has returned for the remainder of the Saturday games for the 2018-2019 UT Basketball Season! Ted Russell Ford and WNML are giving you the chance to win a new truck!

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Hamlin eager for shot at Martinsville’s shorter track

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Denny Hamlin, who won the most recent Daytona 500 on a 2.5-mile track, is happy to be visiting NASCAR’s oldest and shortest Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series speedway this weekend. In Hamlin’s view, the 0.526-mile Martinsville Speedway features something else that’s short — the list of potential winners. “There’s really five guys…

Preece primed to show short-track talent

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Even JTG Daugherty Racing’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate, Ryan Preece, can appreciate the irony. For a young talented driver renowned for his short track background and expertise, his best showing so far this year is a top-10 in the Daytona 500 on the…

Weekend preview: Time for short track thrills at Martinsville

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The NASCAR short track season is officially upon us — huge grins, high spirits, bumpers and intensity all around. Sunday’s STP 500 at the half-mile Martinsville Speedway (at 2 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) opens the test of gumption, patience and short track mastery for the season. Certainly…

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MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES: STP 500 (500 laps, 263 miles around a .526-mile paperclip oval), Martinsville Speedway; Martinsville, Va. TV: Sunday, 2 p.m. ET (Green flag approx. 2:13 p.m. ET) — FS1 (Radio: Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90). *Denotes race winner and playoff berth. Standings per NASCAR.com. BEST BETS: Kyle Busch…

Kyle Busch earns 200th NASCAR victory

The King has been joined by Rowdy. Kyle Busch, whose self-applied nickname is Rowdy, collected his 200th NASCAR victory on Sunday, when he won the Auto Club 400 Monster Energy Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. The only other driver to win 200 times in NASCAR was Richard Petty, aka The…

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“That’s probably the best sign for our team right now,” Preds defenseman Ryan Ellis said of Nashville’s play in their own zone. “Everyone is contributing on our end, whether that’s blocking shots,…