KNOXVILLE — Tennessee football coach Butch Jones didn't seem to be specifically talking about starting quarterback Justin Worley during Monday afternoon's media luncheon when he discussed emotional people.
NASHVILLE — In the 93-year history of the National Football League only one franchise has rallied from an 0-4 preseason record to capture the Super Bowl. And the 1982 Washington Redskins accomplished that in a strike-shortened season.
NASHVILLE — The C.A.R.E. package for rookie wide receiver Justin Hunter arrived at the Tennessee Titans’ headquarters late last week.
NASHVILLE — Mike Keith, the longtime radio voice of the Tennessee Titans, will be in Minnesota on Thursday night broadcasting the Titans-Vikings exhibition game.
While vacationing in Toronto, Canada, a few weeks ago, Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams happened upon a $25,000 television in a Sony store.
East Tennessee State associate athletic director for communications Mike White and his staff first hatched the idea last spring.
Phillip Fulmer knew the question was coming.
KNOXVILLE -- Change. That's all lifelong Tennessee football fan Brad Hemphill was looking for as he walked into Neyland Stadium for the Volunteers' public practice Saturday evening.
ATLANTA — We’ll begin the story of the Atlanta Braves’ 2-1 victory over Washington on Sunday afternoon at the finish.
KNOXVILLE -- You can make way too much of one public practice in attempting to pick Tennessee's starting quarterback.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee assistant coach Willie Martinez was on the Georgia sideline that November day in 2007 when the Bulldogs first broke out the black jerseys. And crushed Auburn 45-20.
Proof. Unimpeachable, irrefutable proof.
ATLANTA — Fredi Gonzalez almost never talks about the Great Collapse of 2011.
With Saturday’s University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football scrimmage moving briskly along, quarterback Jacob Huesman rolled right, begging to be blown up by any number of dastardly defenders.
It’s almost impossible to work up much sympathy for Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel these days.
A respected orthopedic surgeon by day, baseball coach to his 7-year-old son Nolan in his spare time, Dr. Matt Bernard is understandably concerned about the threat of performance-enhancing drugs.
The sound arrives each August and sticks around through November, briefly enlivening a short stretch of the Riverwalk at least five days a week. Clickety-clack. Clickety-clack.
An old friend knocked on my front door Thursday morning, handing me a bag of Gamecocks Popcorn as I greeted him.
University of Tennessee senior center James Stone knows the way it’s supposed to work on college football teams. Offensive linemen quietly provide the heavy lifting. The skill guys — quarterbacks, running backs and wideouts — get the girls and the glory.
The tweet scrolled across Channel 3’s coverage of President Obama’s visit to the Scenic City on Tuesday.
Repeat after me: The Atlanta Braves don't need pitcher Jake Peavy. No way. No how. Not now.
What goes well with a Barone Fini pinot grigio? A weakside safety blitz, of course.
As coach of the Tampa Mustangs elite travel softball team, Vern Tatum has seen some of the country's top complexes.
Minor. Subtle. A tweak here and there.
It would be a big mistake to assume that University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn agrees with nothing Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said this week concerning NCAA realignment.
The Frances B. Wyatt Center in North Chattanooga will be less crowded than normal Wednesday morning.
It was one of those moments that makes us stay in love with sports.
Four hours and four minutes.
HOOVER, Ala. — For a brief moment Wednesday morning it appeared as if Tennessee senior defensive end Jacques Smith had lost coach Butch Jones's wardrobe memo for SEC Media Days.
It didn't take long for Will Wade to appreciate Johnny Taylor's legacy within the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball program.
When the Southeastern Conference's football media days get under way this afternoon in Hoover, Ala., it would appear the nation's most powerful football conference is saving its best for last.
Fifty-two triathlons in 52 weeks. That's the goal of Nashville attorney David Callahan. After Sunday's Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon, he's only got 49 more to go over the next 50 weeks.
Maybe you can see seven states from Lookout Mountain Golf Club, and maybe you can't. It's no more than an errant 8-iron from Rock City.
It was arguably the highlight of Will Wade's introductory news conference as the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach.
There's something both invigorating and infuriating about expecting this year's Atlanta Braves to swing for the fences at every opportunity.
Not even Pat Summitt can beat Alzheimer's. That's what you tell yourself, however much that reality hurts.
Listen to new Wimbledon champ Andy Murray long enough and you might start to wonder whether his historic Sunday triumph over world No. 1 Novak Djokovic was won in the United Kingdom or the Magic Kingdom.
As the longtime pastor of Gunnings Baptist Church in Blountville, Tenn., Bob Ferguson has begun to hear the words almost daily.
Ben Hogan last picked up his big, bad softball bat in 1997. The man who once hit 190 home runs in a single slowpitch season was forced to give up the game at the tender age of 50 following open heart surgery.
Though Thursday will be his first Fourth of July spent in the United States, Stephan Jaeger figures he's got the Red, White and Blue's 237th birthday all figured out.
Remember when "Look at the guns on that guy!" was a good thing?
When the 2012-13 college basketball season began, a lot of folks expected Kentucky freshman center Nerlens Noel and UCLA freshman wing Shabazz Muhammad to compete for the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA draft.
The meeting occurred early in 2004.
Could Ed O'Bannon do for college athletes what Curt Flood did for professional baseball players more than 40 years ago?
To borrow an old comedic line, I slept like a baby on Tuesday night after the San Antonio Spurs lost to the Miami Heat in overtime. I woke up every two hours and cried.
Proving that no one seems content to live in the precious present these days, ESPN released something called its College Football Future Power Rankings on Tuesday.
Monday night's Best of Preps banquet was not the first time former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones played to a packed house in the Scenic City.
Assuming some Disney executive would have deemed it believable, it had the makings of the best sports movie ever.
To those who know them only through our state's sports pages, Russ Huesman and Butch Jones are the football coaches at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Tennessee, respectively.
For those of us old enough to remember Green Bay thrashing Kansas City 35-10 in the first Super Bowl, ESPN recently naming then-Packers coach Vince Lombardi as the greatest NFL coach in history was a foregone conclusion.