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Uggla, Catchings Named Top Tennessee Athletes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Dan Uggla and Tamika Catchings have been named athletes of the year by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.

Uggla, of Columbia and the University of Memphis, had a 33-game hitting streak last year for the Atlanta Braves.

Catchings, a former Tennessee Lady Vol, was named most valuable player in the WNBA last year as a member of the Fever.

The two will be honored at the annual awards banquet and induction ceremony May 19 in Nashville.

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