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Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 10:47 AM

You can tell its almost football season.Newspapers and internet blogs have been chock full of reports over the past few days of this college or that one naming starting quarterbacks, and a lot of people have stopped following stock-car racing and the Washington Nationals.There also were stories about beaucoup home runs being hit at the Little League World Series, and how those kids were awfully big for 12- and 13-year-olds.But it has mostly been about naming quarterbacks.

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 10:22 AM

It wasn’t the start that first year head coach Brian Tackitt was hoping for when the Flora Wolves hit the gridiron Friday night to battle the Marshall Lions.

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 10:11 AM

It was opening night for the Flora Wolfgals volleyball team Thursday night when the Clay City Lady Wolves invaded Conley Gym and ruined opening night.

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Three hard fought game for the North Clay Indians at the South Central tournament over the weekend. In the end, the Indians brought home 3rd place with a 5-1 win over Patoka.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:42 AM

For better or worse, the dramatic rise of daily leagues has changed the landscape of fantasy sports forever.There was a time when fantasy players would be stuck with the team they selected for an entire season. Remember that?

Updated Aug 30, 2015 at 10:27 PM

Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 11:32 AM

During the 1964 Indianapolis 500, after a popular driver named Eddie Sachs was killed during a crash, broadcaster Sid Collins delivered a poignant on-air eulogy. It said, in part, we are all speeding toward death at the rate of 60 minutes every...

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 11:30 AM

I knew something was missing all these years.I never had a fall guy.Think of all the rowdy shenanigans I could have created at those sports writer parties while debating fantasy drafts.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 11:14 AM

Baylor blames Boise State and former Broncos coach Chris Petersen for not providing enough information.Boise State and Petersen insist otherwise.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 10:03 AM

The Flora Pups baseball team scored four times in the first inning as they cruised to a 15-0 win over Lawrenceville Thursday afternoon in their home opener.

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 11:21 AM

Say this for Rob Manfred: The guy stays on task.

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