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Injuries while training to compete in triathlons unfortunately are common, but Mike Biddle of Ooltewah has an injury story from the lead-in to Sunday's Ironman Chattanooga that's hard to top.

Kip Henley is quite a character.

Former Calhoun (Ga.) High School, University of Tennessee and Tennessee Tech football standout wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers was released by the Indianapolis Colts today after being arrested for driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Indianapolis.

Sunday was a day of firsts in Chattanooga. The city hosted its first-ever Ironman Chattanooga, with about 2,400 people taking on the 2.4-mile swim, 116-mile bike and 26.2-mile race throughout the city and Walker County in North Georgia.

PHILADELPHIA -- Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with a home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first inning, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing season with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

MINNEAPOLIS — Teddy Bridgewater passed for 317 yards and a key 2-point conversion before leaving with an ankle injury, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Atlanta Falcons 41-28 on Sunday.

INDIANAPOLIS — The reeling Tennessee Titans keep searching for answers.

One week ago today, Trevor Wurtele was standing on the start line preparing to begin a long day at Ironman Lake Tahoe in California.

PHILADELPHIA — Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

PHILADELPHIA -- Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Larry Donnell kicked his right leg high as he fell to the turf in the east end zone, then did the same with his left leg at the west end. Touchdown catches that mirrored each other.

Professional cyclist Lucas Euser will be honored this week by the United States Olympic Committee for actions that have nothing to do with his racing skills -- and he's fine with that.

ATLANTA — Andrew McCutchen homered for Pittsburgh's only runs, and the Pirates stumbled in their chase for the NL Central title, falling to the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday night.

ATLANTA — Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

ATLANTA — Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.

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