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Hoops Preview: Lady Vols vs. Tenn. State

Hoops Preview: Lady Vols vs. Tenn. State

The meeting with Tennessee State is the sixth between the programs, with the first occasion occurring in 1986 but the last three match-ups happening between 2013 and 2016. The Lady Vols hold a 5-0 advantage in the series.

Smith Named Semifinalist for Collegiate Man of the Year Award

Smith Named Semifinalist for Collegiate Man of the Year Award

Smith is one of just three juniors recognized and one of four players from the SEC on the list that selects a student-athlete who has demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity and sportsmanship both on and off the field.

Vols Run Past Murray State in Second Half, 82-63

Vols Run Past Murray State in Second Half, 82-63

Behind a career-high 26 points from Jordan Bowden, Tennessee extended its nation-leading home win streak to 28 games with an 82-63 win over Murray State on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

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Report: Schiano, NJ governor discuss Rutgers job

Report: Schiano, NJ governor discuss Rutgers job

Greg Schiano and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy talked recently to discuss the coach’s potential return to the Rutgers sideline, NJ Advance Media reported.The governor’s spokesman declined to discuss

No. 21 Boise State looking to chirp vs. UNM

No. 21 Boise State looking to chirp vs. UNM

Boise State has experienced a bumpy three-game run that includes a loss and two closer-than-expected victories.But some of the criticism of the No. 21 Broncos doesn’t sit right with coach Bryan Har

First place on line when UCLA visits No. 7 Utah

First place on line when UCLA visits No. 7 Utah

How will a resurgent UCLA offense fare against Utah’s elite defense? The answer to that question will go a long way to deciding the key Pac-12 South clash on Saturday in Salt Lake City.The Bruins (

No. 6 Oregon rested, ready for Arizona

No. 6 Oregon rested, ready for Arizona

No. 6 Oregon is rested and ready to make a run at the College Football Playoffs.Coming off a bye week, the Ducks finish the regular season against three unranked teams, starting Saturday night agai

 

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Braves OF Markakis, C Flowers sign 1-year deals

Braves OF Markakis, C Flowers sign 1-year deals

Atlanta outfielder Nick Markakis and catcher Tyler Flowers signed one-year contracts Monday after the Braves declined both players’ team options for the 2020 season, the club announced.The one-year

Braves 1B Freeman undergoes elbow surgery

Braves 1B Freeman undergoes elbow surgery

Atlanta Braves All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow and should be ready for spring training, the team announced Friday.The procedure was

History on Cardinals’ side in Game 5 vs. Braves

History on Cardinals’ side in Game 5 vs. Braves

Brian Snitker was managing in Class-A in October 2001, so he had nothing to do with the success of the 2001 Atlanta Braves in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series against th

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Elton John at Thompson-Boling Arena

Elton John at Thompson-Boling Arena

Elton John brings his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour to Knoxville’s Thompson-Boling Arena on June 6th, 2020! Listen to 99.1 The Sports Animal next week to win tickets to Elton’s final tour!

Fantasy of Trees

Fantasy of Trees

Fantasy of Trees takes place November 27th – December 1st at Knoxville Convention Center!

Bud Light Sports Weekend Getaway

Bud Light Sports Weekend Getaway

Listen to 99.1 The Sports Animal to find out how you can win the Bud Light Nashville Sports Weekend Getaway from Eagle Distributing!

Knoxville Ice Bears

Knoxville Ice Bears

Join us at the rink this year to cheer on the Knoxville Ice Bears as they compete in the 2019 – 2020 season! Listen to win Ice Bears tickets!

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Titans place CB Butler on injured reserve

Titans place CB Butler on injured reserve

The Tennessee Titans placed cornerback Malcolm Butler on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after he suffered a left wrist injury.Butler suffered a broken wrist and may undergo surgery, according

McCaffrey powers Panthers past Titans

McCaffrey powers Panthers past Titans

Christian McCaffrey scored three touchdowns, including a clinching 58-yard run in the fourth quarter, as the Carolina Panthers defeated the visiting Tennessee Titans 30-20 on Sunday afternoon in Charl

Replacement QBs provide lift to Panthers, Titans

Replacement QBs provide lift to Panthers, Titans

This isn’t quite the quarterback matchup anyone envisioned at the beginning of the season.But two teams very much in playoff hunts in their respective conferences have made do with previous backups

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Browns sign DE Cox, waive LB Jefferson

Browns sign DE Cox, waive LB Jefferson

The Cleveland Browns signed defensive end Bryan Cox, the team announced Wednesday.Cox is the son of the former three-time Pro Bowl selection by the same name, who also served as an assistant coach

49ers WR Sanders (ribs) is day-to-day

49ers WR Sanders (ribs) is day-to-day

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders sustained cartilage damage in his ribs during Monday night’s 27-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, head coach Kyle Shanahan announced Tuesday.”He’ll