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Answers to Super Bowl commercial contest

Answers to Super Bowl commercial contest

Sports February 2, 2016 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

By Gary Flanagan Super Bowl 50 commercials: The 10 teaser test answers.

The end of an era?

The end of an era?

Sports February 2, 2016 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

By Kayla D. Putman Is the era of Peyton Manning coming to a close? At 39 years old, Manning is currently the oldest starting quarterback in the league. Although he has repeatedly insisted that he never makes definitive decisions about his future until after March physicals, it is natural toRead More

Sports view:Should you believe Peyton Manning

Sports view:Should you believe Peyton Manning

Sports, Sports View January 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz The end of 2015 brought another doping scandal in sports.  Raise your hand if you were surprised.  The bigger question should be, do you care, or is this just another ho-hum moment in the ever-evolving intersection of PEDs and sports? On Christmas weekend Al Jazeera America airedRead More

Butch Jones adds Larry Scott to coaching staff

Butch Jones adds Larry Scott to coaching staff

Sports, State News January 12, 2016 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin University of Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced Larry Scott has agreed in principle to become the Volunteers tight ends coach. Scott joins the Vols after spending the last three seasons as the Miami Hurricanes tight ends coach. He concluded the 2015 season as the interim headRead More

Barnett Berry Kerbyson on ESPN All-SEC Bowl Team

Barnett Berry Kerbyson on ESPN All-SEC Bowl Team

Sports, State News January 12, 2016 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin Three Vols were named to ESPN’s All-SEC Bowl Team after Tennessee’s dominating 45-6 win over Northwestern in the Outback Bowl. Safety Evan Berry, defensive end Derek Barnett and offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson were all recognized. Here’s what ESPN’s Greg Ostendorf said about the honored Vols:   DL —Read More

Tennessee’s Bowl History

Tennessee’s Bowl History

Sports December 29, 2015 at 4:12 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Tennessee is 26-24 all-time in bowls and the Vols are playing in their 33rd January bowl game and second in a row. UT defeated Iowa, 45-28, in last year’s TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. Tennessee’s last game against a Big Ten team was its 45-28 winRead More

Concussion related measures improved in football players who drank new chocolate milk

Concussion related measures improved in football players who drank new chocolate milk

Sports December 29, 2015 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

By Eric Schurr COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Fifth Quarter Fresh, a new, high-protein chocolate milk, helped high school football players improve their cognitive and motor function over the course of a season, even after experiencing concussions, a new preliminary University of Maryland study shows. The study, funded through the MarylandRead More

Outback Bowl: Tennessee vs Northwestern

Outback Bowl: Tennessee vs Northwestern

Sports December 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Tennessee will play in its 51st bowl game on Jan. 1, 2016, when the Vols take on No. 12 Northwestern in the 30th annual Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The ESPN2 broadcast will feature Tom Hart and Rod Gilmore in the boothRead More

Vols’ Softball Adds Three More to 2016 Class

Vols’ Softball Adds Three More to 2016 Class

Sports December 22, 2015 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

By Sean Barows Tennessee softball has announced three more additions to its 2016 recruiting class. The Vols will welcome Tianna Batts, Cailin Hannon and Shelby Robinson for the 2016-17 academic year. They join UT’s four previously announced newcomers Caylan Arnold, Jenna Holcomb, Kaitlyn Martin and Chelsea Seggern. You can readRead More

Berry, Sutton Earn All-America Honors

Berry, Sutton Earn All-America Honors

Sports December 22, 2015 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Tennessee sophomore kick returner Evan Berry and junior punt returner Cameron Sutton were named AutoNation Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Second Team All-Americans on Monday. Berry, Sutton and Alvin Kamara have combined for six special teams return touchdowns this season, setting a new Tennessee modern-eraRead More