KNOXVILLE — Not long after Tennessee finished its first spring football practice last Friday, there was Corey Vereen in one end zone on the indoor field at the Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex with a stretching band.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Chelsey Shumpert was the first to break down the "Nae-Nae" dance, moments after the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's 71-45 women's basketball victory over Davidson on Monday. Moments later, Ka'Vonne Towns and others joined in, and the significance was simple.
It had been a tough nine days for the Kansas basketball program before Sunday's news that 7-foot freshman center Joel Embiid was flying to Los Angeles on Monday to consult a specialist about his tender lower back.
KNOXVILLE — As he shadowed Missouri guard Jabari Brown all afternoon Saturday, Tennessee guard Josh Richardson flashed an eye to the scoreboard every so often.
Mark Fox's first Nevada team won 25 games and upset Texas in the opening round of the 2005 NCAA basketball tournament.
It may not have been the most picturesque baseball game he's seen, but for Johnny Burch, Monday night's 9-5 win over Ridgeland was a thing of beauty.
There are three tournaments on the first weekend of Tennessee high school baseball, and at least 13 teams will be hosting games in McMinn Central's Playing for a (cancer) Cure tournament, the Scenic City Classic and the South Pittsburg Invitational.
After coaching softball at Ooltewah High School for 25 years, the last 20 as head coach, Norma Nelson was fired last May by former principal Mark Bean at the end of last year's 21-16 season.
It took just one warm spring evening for McKenzie Ethridge to race from relative unknown to one of the most talked-about track athletes in Tennessee.
By Gerald Harris' logic, the three Chattanooga-area high school boys' basketball teams still playing have cleared the toughest hurdle already.
Chattanooga State baseball coach Greg Dennis reached two big career milestones in the Tigers' doubleheader sweep of nationally 13th-ranked Motlow College on Saturday.
Boyd's Speedway will hold its first regular night of racing for 2014 this Saturday with Steel-head and Crate Late Model, A and B Hobby and Front Wheel Drive divisions.
Tennessee Temple University lost 61-38 to Washington Adventist in the USCAA Division I men's basketball national championship game Saturday night at Penn State Fayette in Uniontown, Pa.
As teams start to make moves in the open waters of NFL free agency, there are two trends we need to explore.
JAY GREESON: Barry, I'm not sure where we should begin. This could be a Kentucky basketball moment or Coach K. We could be one-and-done with this puppy, or it may be something that takes off. Either way, because it involves their kids, there's no fan base more passionate. Well, other than Alabama football, of course.
Where do we begin on this March 10, the 74th birthday of Chuck Norris?
It takes a lot of money to stage free football clinics for 200 or more Chattanooga youngsters. And to raise that kind of money it often takes some pretty big names.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — When Evan Gattis made Atlanta's opening-day roster last season, the rookie slugger became one of the biggest stories for the Braves.
Craig Kimbrel saw the growing list of young Braves players committing to long-term deals and decided he wanted to jump on board.
Chattanooga resident Aon Miller, a member of the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club as well as The Honors Course, has been elected as the 79th president of the Tennessee Golf Association.
Uncle Sam wants you — if you're a teenager with an interest in fly-fishing.
Furman University alumni have roared loud enough to the administration and promised enough money in donations to keep for two years the men's golf program that had been scheduled to be eliminated on July 1.
LAS VEGAS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.
LAS VEGAS — Brad Keselowski once blew a tire while leading the final lap of this same Nationwide Series race, so he knew he couldn't get excited about a victory in Vegas until he actually crossed the line.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona's longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end.