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Four Alabama Players Taken in the First Round of the NFL Draft

The Baltimore Ravens have selected Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey with the 16th pick in the NFL draft. Baltimore was eager to get depth at cornerback. Jimmy Smith played the position well, but he’s missed time with injuries in two of the last three years. The Ravens finished 8-8, missing the playoffs for a second straight […]
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Falcons Trade Up to Get UCLA Defensive End Takkarist McKinley

The Atlanta Falcons have taken defensive end Takkarist McKinley of UCLA with the No. 26 pick in the NFL draft in another attempt to boost their pass rush. McKinley will be paired with 2016 sacks leader Vic Beasley, the team’s first-round pick in 2015. Following the pick, an emotional McKinley held a large photo of […]
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Titans Grab Southern Cal DB Adoree’ Jackson With 18th Pick in NFL Draft

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans addressed their two biggest concerns by selecting Western Michigan wide receiver Corey Davis and Southern California cornerback Adoree’ Jackson in the first round of the NFL draft. Tennessee chose Davis with the fifth overall pick and selected Jackson at No. 18. The Titans wanted to give quarterback Marcus […]
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Philadelphia Eagles Select Vols Derek Barnett With 14th Pick in NFL Draft

The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett with the No. 14 pick in the NFL draft. Barnett gives the Eagles a strong edge rusher. He had 32 sacks in three seasons. Hometown fans chanted “E-A-G-L-E-S” throughout the night, waiting for the team’s pick. Philadelphia upgraded its offense in free agency and entered […]
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Titans Tab Western Michigan Receiver Corey Davis With 5th Pick in NFL Draft

The Tennessee Titans have given quarterback Marcus Mariota a playmaking receiver by selecting Western Michigan’s Corey Davis with the fifth pick in the NFL draft. Davis ended his college career as the only Football Bowl Subdivision player with at least 300 catches, 5,000 yards and 50 touchdown receptions. The Titans got a breakthrough season last […]
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Braves Hand Mets Their Sixth Straight Loss

NEW YORK (AP) – Yoenis Cespedes limped off with a pulled hamstring, Matt Harvey was chased in the fifth inning as he made an emergency start in place of ailing Noah Syndergaard, and the New York Mets’ losing streak reached six with a 7-5 defeat to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. Kurt Suzuki hit a […]
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CFC Unveil 2017 Jerseys

Chattanooga-(WDEF)The CFC unveiled their 2017 jerseys Thursday, although it wouldn’t be fair to call the event a ceremony. It was more like a party with music and a DJ. Fans are anxious to see the new jerseys because the tops double as the ticket for season ticket holders. The CFC used to hold this event […]
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Braves Get Season High 16 Hits to Beat New York And Snap 6 Game Losing Skid

NEW YORK (AP) – Julio Teheran stifled the Mets into the seventh inning, Robert Gsellman staggered through a five-run first and the Atlanta Braves handed New York its fifth straight loss, 8-2 on Wednesday night. Atlanta ended a six-game skid behind 6 1/3 innings of two-run ball from Teheran (2-1). The right-hander allowed four hits, […]