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2 Tennessee high school teams banned from playoffs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two high school football teams from the Memphis area have been placed on three years of probation and barred from post-season play.

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Vols have undergone major makeover since Sweet 16

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just seven months after playing in the NCAA regional semifinals, Tennessee is being picked to finish near the bottom of the Southeastern Conference.

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Rural Tennessee museum a success in first year

A bunch of Halloween pumpkins sits in front of the entrance to Discovery Park of America on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 in Union City, Tenn. The museum, which opened last November in rural West Tennessee, has attracted more than 270,000 visitors in its first year. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz).

UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a “mini-Smithsonian” to draw about 150,000 visitors in its first year.

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Gasol powers Memphis past Minnesota 105-101

Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14) dribbles against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, center, and Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies are 1-0 for the first time in a long, long time. In fact, all the way back to the team’s days in Vancouver.

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