Smokies Stadium Price Tag in Knoxville Increases

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.

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Texas Minor League Baseball Announcer Tim Hagerty Receives Hateful Tweets Aimed at U.S. Senator Bill Hagerty of Tennessee

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.

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Tim Tebow: ‘Getting Better Every Week’ With Columbia Fireflies in Class A Minor League Baseball

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…

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