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Bernard Childress, executive director of the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association, told the association’s Board of Control that talks were continuing with the governor’s office about the process of having a fall season for sports such as football and girls’ soccer.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — NASCAR’s layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump took a sideswipe at the racing organization for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only full-time Black driver of perpetrating “a hoax” when a crew member…

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Mid-South Conference commissioner Eric Ward has announced that Bethel University, Freed-Hardeman University, and Martin Methodist College are full-member institutions for the 2020-21 academic year.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he supports Ian Desmond’s decision to sit out the 2020 season to focus on his young family and help rejuvenate youth baseball in his hometown in Florida.

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Barack Obama tipped his cap. So did three other former U.S. presidents and a host of prominent civil rights leaders, entertainers and sports greats in a virtual salute to the 100-year anniversary of the founding of baseball’s Negro Leagues.

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BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.

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In the mid-1980s, this trio of football players at Henry County High School posed for mug shots that were used by local media in the upcoming season. Can you identify them? Look for the answers in Tommy Priddy’s column Tee Pee Talks on Wednesday.

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LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Round 2 at Pocono went to Denny Hamlin. Hamlin seized the spotlight, specifically in victory lane when Pocono had to set up lights after the race ended in the dark.

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Did you know that in the late 1950s, a Henry farm boy was part of a traveling team that played against the famous Harlem Globetrotters on almost a nightly basis?

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Summer is about to take over its official spot on the calendar. That happens Saturday, but all sorts of fish, ranging from bass to crappie, have been playing hide-and-seek with fishermen.

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The fastest man in the world has been sidelined for a string of missed doping tests.

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ORLANDO (AP) — Here’s some of what awaits NBA players going to Disney next month: game rooms, golf course access, cabanas with misters to combat the heat, fishing areas, bowling, backstage tours and salon services.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there might be no major league games this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players’ union on how to split up money in a season delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA on Monday announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bethel University will be joining the other 22 Mid-South Conference football teams in opening play on Sept. 12 after the conference announced a revision to its upcoming schedule allowing schools to follow guidelines established by the NAIA.

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Nothing says more about seasonal transition than the start of mayfly hatches across Kentucky Lake. The first one showed up late last weekend and although it wasn’t massive like those of yesteryear it still signaled the start of summer fishing patterns.

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Bethel University will be joining the other 22 Mid-South Conference football teams in opening play on Sept. 12 after the conference announced a revision to its upcoming schedule allowing schools to follow guidelines established by the NAIA.

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After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time.

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Tennis doesn’t always get as much fanfare as the stadium sports at Henry County High School but the Lady Patriot and Patriot programs have made state tournament appearances.

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Henry County High School senior football player Jawon Odoms announced Tuesday at the HCHS fieldhouse that he is going to be a Memphis Tiger.

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