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Celebrating reading around the world

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:09pm
Take a trip around the world and never leave your seat, and it doesn't involve the internet.
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Dale Junior's success could draw larger crowd to Bristol

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:05pm
A popular driver in NASCAR is gaining a lot of attention with his success -- Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has had three top performances recently, including a big win at Daytona.
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Bristol Motor Speedway puts finishing touches on track

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:03pm
Preparations are underway at the Bristol Motor Speedway as the racetrack gets ready for the drivers and fans.
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Businesses get ready for race week

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:02pm
Signs of race week are popping up all over the Tri-Cities, and fans are starting to roll into the campgrounds.
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Essay contest begins for Virginia high school girls

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:58pm
Virginia officials are holding an essay contest for female high school students who plan to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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Child released from hospital after bus stop accident

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:50pm
One week after being hit at a school bus stop, a six-year-old was released from the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
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Report: Jackson, Knicks finalizing deal

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:48pm
The New York Knicks are expected to finalize a deal with Phil Jackson that will give the legendary coach control of the club's front office by the end of this week, ESPN.com reported Tuesday.
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Stars' Peverley undergoing tests on heart

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:47pm
Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley is "resting comfortably" in the hospital on Tuesday after collapsing the night before on the bench in the first period of the team's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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Browns close with Whitner; Revis next?

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:42pm
The Cleveland Browns are working hard to bolster a secondary that was one of the strengths of the league's ninth-ranked pass defense in 2013.
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Tanaka strikes out 9 in simulated game

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:38pm
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka pitched in a simulated game Tuesday, giving up a home run and striking out nine in four innings.
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Memorial fund established for murdered teacher

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:26pm
The Bristol Virginia Public School System Education Foundation announced the creation of the "Kristin Griffin Palmer Memorial Fund" Tuesday.
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Buccaneers, DE Johnson near $43.75M deal

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:17pm
Defensive end Michael Johnson agreed to a five-year, $43.75 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Crews battle fire in Marion, Va.

WCYB: Local News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:31am
Firefighters in Marion, Virginia battled a fire on College Street Tuesday morning.
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Astros praise, demote catching prospect Stassi

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:25am
Astros catching prospect Max Stassi, the slugger who made his major league debut last August straight from Double-A, made a solid impression in camp this spring. However, it wasn't enough to earn him a spot on the Opening Day roster.
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NFL roundup: Seahawks re-sign DE Bennett for 4 years

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:18am
The Seattle Seahawks re-signed defensive end Michael Bennett to a four-year contract on Monday.
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Kansas' Embiid likely to miss NCAA tourney opener

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:05am
Standout Kansas freshman Joel Embiid will not play in the Big 12 tournament this week and will likely miss the first weekend of the NCAA tournament as well, the school announced Monday.
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Take lesson at London's golf school to the stars

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:03am
Below ground in central London is a bunker every self-respecting golfer is desperate to find -- even international man of mystery James Bond.
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Nadal, Sharapova dumped out at Indian Wells

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 8:58am
It was a day of shocks at the Indian Wells Masters tournament Monday as two of the biggest names in tennis suffered third round defeats.
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Stars' Peverley hospitalized after heart episode

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:45am
Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench Monday during the first period of the team's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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Clippers fight past Suns for eighth win in a row

WCYB: Sports - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:10am
Clippers forward Blake Griffin scored 37 points and got into a fourth-quarter skirmish with Suns forward P.J. Tucker in Los Angeles' 112-105 victory over Phoenix at Staples Center on Monday night.
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