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Smith Named Inaugural Fritz Pollard Trophy Winner

Smith Named Inaugural Fritz Pollard Trophy Winner

Tennessee junior offensive lineman Trey Smith will be honored with the inaugural Fritz Pollard Trophy at the 15th annual Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards on Jan. 30 at the Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Lady Vols to Host Team USA in Spring Exhibition

Lady Vols to Host Team USA in Spring Exhibition

Tennessee softball will host the 2020 USA Softball Women’s National Team in an exhibition game on April 8 at 7 p.m. (ET) at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium as a part of Team USA’s “Stand Beside Her” Tour,

Hoops Preview: #23 Tennessee Lady Vols at #3/5 UConn

Hoops Preview: #23 Tennessee Lady Vols at #3/5 UConn

No. 23/23 Tennessee (15-3, 5-1 SEC) will be in Hartford, Conn., on Thursday night to take part in the Basketball Hall of Fame Revival Series vs. #3/5 UConn (16-1, 7-0 AAC) at XL Arena. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. ET.

Horston Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Horston Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Horston led the Lady Vols in scoring with an SEC-high 19 points, helping UT end a five-game series losing streak to Alabama on Monday night with a 65-63 victory.

Earthquake Shakes Parts of East Tennessee

Earthquake Shakes Parts of East Tennessee

The United States Geological Survey recorded a 3.8 magnitude earthquake in Campbell County.  USGS reports the quake was centered near LaFollette and struck about 2:11 Monday afternoon.  There aren’t any reports of injuries or damage, however many people across the region posted on social media that they felt the quake.  Earthquakes in this part of…

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Texas DTs Christmas-Giles, Wilbon to transfer

Texas DTs Christmas-Giles, Wilbon to transfer

Texas defensive tackles D’Andre Christmas-Giles and Gerald Wilbon both entered the NCAA transfer portal, 247Sports.com reported.Both are graduate transfers and will be eligible to play for another

Ex-ASU coach Graham hired at Hawaii

Ex-ASU coach Graham hired at Hawaii

Hawaii will introduce Todd Graham as its head football coach on Wednesday.He will replace Nick Rolovich, who was named head coach at Washington State last week.Graham, 55, has 12 years of head c

Top QB Vandagriff commits to Georgia

Top QB Vandagriff commits to Georgia

Georgia has landed its latest home-grown quarterback prospect.Brock Vandagriff, ranked as the No. 1 pro-style quarterback in the Class of 2021, announced via Twitter on Tuesday that he will play fo

 

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Braves re-sign INF Hechavarria to one-year deal

Braves re-sign INF Hechavarria to one-year deal

The Atlanta Braves on Thursday re-signed infielder and defensive specialist Adeiny Hechavarria to a one-year, $1 million deal.Hechavarria split time between the Braves and New York Mets last season

Braves’ home has new name: Truist Park

Braves’ home has new name: Truist Park

A bank merger in the South has resulted in a new name for the Atlanta Braves’ home.The stadium now is called Truist Park. It opened in 2017 as SunTrust Park.SunTrust Bank and BB&T merged to form

Braves sign d’Arnaud to 2-year, $16M deal

Braves sign d’Arnaud to 2-year, $16M deal

The Atlanta Braves signed veteran catcher Travis d’Arnaud to a two-year, $16 million contract Sunday.The deal marks the latest step in a busy offseason for Atlanta, which already had inked closer W

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Chocolatefest Knoxville

Chocolatefest Knoxville

Join us for Chocolatefest Knoxville at World’s Fair Exhibition Hall this Saturday, January 25th to benefit Knoxville’s Ronald McDonald House!

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

This Saturday, January 25th is the annual Covenant Kids Run Kickoff at Zoo Knoxville! Admission to Zoo Knoxville on January 25th is free for each child who registers for the fun run and one accompanying guest. Additional guests get half-price admission to the zoo.

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Get your game on! Join us for Game On Against Cancer benefiting Thompson Cancer Survival Center on March 6th, 2020.

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

The Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show will be held February 14th – 16th, 2020 at the Knoxville Convention Center in downtown Knoxville.

Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

The Knoxville Polar Plunge is scheduled for Saturday, February 22nd, 2020. Grab some friends and come support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by jumping into a freezing pool water at the World’s Fair Park!

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Chiefs DT Jones, RB McCoy questionable for Titans

Chiefs DT Jones, RB McCoy questionable for Titans

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones and running back LeSean McCoy on Friday were listed as questionable for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the visiting Tennessee Titans.Chiefs t

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NFL notebook: Giants QB Manning set to retire

NFL notebook: Giants QB Manning set to retire

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is retiring after 16 NFL seasons, the team announced Wednesday.Manning will hold a press conference on Friday. The 39-year-old said after the regular season

Report: Packers bringing back DC Pettine

Report: Packers bringing back DC Pettine

The Green Bay Packers will bring back defensive coordinator Mike Pettine in 2020, ESPN reported Wednesday, news that emerged just hours after head coach Matt LaFleur was noncommittal about Pettine’s f

Giants QB Eli Manning retiring after 16 seasons

Giants QB Eli Manning retiring after 16 seasons

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is retiring after 16 NFL seasons, the team announced Wednesday.”For 16 seasons, Eli Manning defined what it is to be a New York Giant both on and off the fie