The estimated cost of a minor-league baseball stadium in Knoxville that primarily will be taxpayer-funded has gone up $15 million to $90 million, according to estimates released this week.
The stadium will be the home to the Tennessee Smokies baseball team and a professional soccer team. The Smokies are owned by Randy Boyd, president of the University of Tennessee System.
In an unfortunate case of mistaken identity, a Minor League Baseball radio announcer in Texas named Tim Hagerty is receiving hateful social media comments intended for a U.S. Senator of a similar name from Tennessee over the acquittal of President Donald Trump.
Tim Hagerty recently tweeted, “I continue getting tweets intended for US Senator Bill Hagerty.
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow says he is “getting better every week” in his transition to a minor league baseball player for the New York Mets’ Class A affiliate. The 29-year-old Tebow continues to have ups and downs, hitting .231 with two home runs and nine RBIs through 22 games…