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  1. Two Tennessee men charged with shooting death of Zaevion DobsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Two Tennessee men have been charged with the murder of a teen who died shielding his classmates from a drive-by shooting. Christopher Bassett and Richard Williams were accused Tuesday of killing Zaevion Dobson, a 15-year-old shot in December while with friends on a front porch in Knoxville.

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  2. Jim Valvano's ESPYS speech remains ESPN's most impactful momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | New York Daily News

    It was about cancer and disease and never losing sight of what life is all about. But it's a message that's as important today as the day Jim Valvano first delivered it.

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  3. Courage ESPY to Zaevion Dobson, football star killed in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Zaevion Dobson, 15, died as he shielded three girls from gunfire in a driveby shooting in Knoxville, Tenn. The girls were not hurt.

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  4. WWE wrestler Kane considering running for mayor in KnoxvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The WWE superstar, whose real name is Glenn Jacobs, is considering running as a Republican for mayor in Knoxville, Tennessee for the 2018 election. "I think the most important thing is I care very deeply about this community, like a lot of people do," Jacobs, 49, told WBIR .

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  5. Two Tennessee pastors arrested for seeking sex with underage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Jason Kennedy and Zubin Parakh were nabbed in an undercover sting operation in Knoxville, Tenn.

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  6. Wife of Tenn. football coach busted for sex with underage playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The wife of a Tennessee high school football coach slept with one of his underage players, according to authorities in Knoxville. Kelsey McCarter, 26, carried on a sexual relationship for nearly a year with a student at South-Doyle High School, according to a seven-count indictment handed down by a grand jury in Knox County. 13 comments

  7. Zaevion Dobson's cousin, 12, killed in drive-byRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Zaevion Dobson's cousin, 12, fatally shot in the head after leaving anti-gun violence basketball game held in relative's honor Jajuan Latham, 12, was killed in a drive-by shooting on Saturday night. He had just left a celebrity basketball game held in honor of his cousin, Zaevion Dobson, who was killed in a drive-by in December. 10 comments

  8. Cops nab man who fractured trans girlfriend's skull, fled NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Knoxville, Tenn., cops caught up with Queens man Tomas Rivera, 29, who was on the run after a barbaric attack on his girlfriend left the transgender woman comatose with a fractured skull. Cops have arrested a brute who left his 35-year-old Queens transgender girlfriend in a coma with a fractured skull, officials said Friday.

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  9. Peyton accuser called sex abuse crisis center, lived in fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Dr. Jamie Naughright told a sexual assault crisis center a "very well-known public figure" had sexually harassed her, and said she feared the University of Tennessee would cover up the incident. The University of Tennessee trainer who claimed she was sexually abused by NFL great Peyton Manning called a sexual assault crisis center hours after the 1996 incident, according to new documents that came to light Tuesday.

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  10. Peyton Manning incident cited in new lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A notorious case of Peyton Manning allegedly assaulting an athletic trainer while at the University of Tennessee is cited in a new lawsuit. A new lawsuit alleging systemic disregard for women claiming sexual harassment at the University of Tennessee cites the notorious case of a naked Peyton Manning allegedly sitting on a female athletic trainer as she examined his foot.

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  11. KING: Peyton Manning's squeaky-clean image was built on liesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Peyton Manning visibly reacts on the sideline to a loss to the Florida Gators at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. Thirteen years ago, USA Today obtained 74 pages of explosive court documents on Peyton Manning, Archie Manning, the University of Tennessee, and Florida Southern College that revealed allegations of a sexual-assault scandal, cover up, and smear campaign of the victim that was so deep, so widespread and so ugly that it would've rocked the American sports world to its core.

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  12. Tennessee football rape scandal takes turn in latest suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A new lawsuit alleges Tennessee football players threatened a teammate after he allegedly assisted a woman who accused linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive back Michael Williams of rape in November 2014. Johnson and Williams, who are facing criminal trial in Knoxville, have pleaded not guilty to aggravated rape charges.

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  13. CBS airs segment honoring Zaevion Dobson pre-Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A high school football star who was shot to death shielding three girls from gunfire was honored as a hero on Super Bowl Sunday, thanks to Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Zaevion William Dobson, 15, died as he shielded three girls from gunfire in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  14. EXCLUSIVE: Momof murdered teen Zaevion Dobson praises ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | New York Daily News

    EXCLUSIVE: Mother of Zaevion Dobson, hero teen who died shielding girls from shooters, praises Obama's executive action on gun control Zaevion Dobson, 15, died as he shielded three girls from gunfire in a drive-by shooting in Knoxville, Tenn. The girls were not hurt.

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  15. Hall of Fame defensive end Doug Atkins dead at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Doug Atkins, a defensive lineman who earned induction into both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was 85. Robert Shelton, a co-owner of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home in Humboldt, Tennessee, said that Atkins died Wednesday morning of natural causes at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  16. Lupica: NBA stars are latest to speak against gun violence, but will America listen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | New York Daily News

    We bury more of our young in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday, when Zaevion Dobson, another kid in America killed by a gun, is laid to rest. Before that, there will be a funeral at the Overcoming Believers Church on Harriet Tubman St., because the boy's mother doesn't believe her home church, Martin Chapel Methodist, could possibly handle the overflow church crowd expected to celebrate the short life and heroic death of a 15-year-old high school football player who gave up his life shielding three girls from the bullets that killed him.

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  17. Zaevion Dobson died 'a hero,' President Obama saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | New York Daily News

    President Obama says a Tennessee high school football player who was killed shielding three female friends from gunfire died a hero. In a Twitter post on Sunday, Obama said : "Zaevion Dobson died saving three friends from getting shot.

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  18. Wayne LaPierre, NRA, silent over Zaevion Dobson shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Zaevion William Dobson, 15, died as he shielded three girls from gunfire in Knoxville, Tennessee. The girls were not hurt.

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  19. Girls shielded from gunfire recount teen's final heroic actRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | New York Daily News

    "If it wasn't for Zaevion, if he would have just ran off the porch, we would have probably been shot," Kiara told WVLT-TV . On Thursday night, Zaevion and a group of friends were sitting on his porch in Knoxville around 10 p.m. when a group of men approached them and began randomly firing shots.

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  20. Lupica: Zaevion Dobson's death shouldn't be ignored by GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | New York Daily News

    This will prompt no real interest, or outrage, from all those fighting like hockey fighters to be the Republican Party's Presidential nominee, because the shooting in Knoxville, Tenn. the other night had nothing to do with radical Islam.

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