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No. 6 Vol Drop Home Contest to No. 19 Missouri, 73-64

No. 6 Vol Drop Home Contest to No. 19 Missouri, 73-64

A 27-point scoring output from Xavier Pinson and a turnover-plagued offensive effort did the sixth-ranked Tennessee basketball team in on Saturday, as the Volunteers fell to 19th-ranked Missouri, 73-64, at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Harper, Auriemma back Pat, WBHOF

Harper, Auriemma back Pat, WBHOF

Thursday evening, the No. 25 Tennessee Lady Vols will host the No. 3 UConn Huskies in year two of the Basketball Hall of Fame Revival Series.

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Texas Tech QB Alan Bowman to transfer

Texas Tech QB Alan Bowman to transfer

Texas Tech quarterback Alan Bowman announced Friday that he will transfer.As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to play immediately with another program.Bowman played in 19 games over thre

 

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Legendary slugger Hank Aaron dies at age 86

Legendary slugger Hank Aaron dies at age 86

Major League Baseball icon Hank Aaron died Friday morning, WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta is reporting, citing his daughter.Aaron, who was a senior vice president for the Atlanta Braves, was 86.The longtim

Braves great Phil Niekro passes away at 81

Braves great Phil Niekro passes away at 81

Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, 81, died in his sleep overnight, the Atlanta Braves announced in a statement on Sunday.Niekro had battled cancer, but a cause of death was not reported.”We are heartbr

Ozuna first from NL to win DH of Year award

Ozuna first from NL to win DH of Year award

The Atlanta Braves’ Marcell Ozuna made history on Friday, becoming the first player from the National League to win the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award.The 30-year-old Ozuna, tra

Braves sign Morton to one-year, $15M deal

Braves sign Morton to one-year, $15M deal

The Atlanta Braves signed free agent starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a one-year, $15 million deal on Tuesday.The deal for Morton, 37, is the largest free agent pact so far this offseason with mo

Braves sign LHP Smyly to one-year, $11M deal

Braves sign LHP Smyly to one-year, $11M deal

The Atlanta Braves picked up free agent starting pitcher Drew Smyly on Monday, signing the lefty to a one-year, $11 million deal.The 31-year-old Smyly went 0-1 in seven games (five starts) for the

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TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TENNESEE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR February 1st – February 28th Are you hiring? We’re hosting a virtual job fair and can help you fill positions with qualified candidates.

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Lamar Jackson runs into NFL record book

Lamar Jackson runs into NFL record book

Quarterback Lamar Jackson etched his name in the NFL record book while leading the Baltimore Ravens to a 20-13 win over the host Tennessee Titans in an AFC wild-card game on Sunday in Nashville, Tenn.

Lamar Jackson rushes Ravens past Titans

Lamar Jackson rushes Ravens past Titans

Lamar Jackson rushed for a touchdown en route to recording his first NFL playoff win in the Baltimore Ravens’ 20-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in Nashville, Tenn.Jackson completed

Rush offenses collide as Titans host Ravens

Rush offenses collide as Titans host Ravens

In a quarterback-driven league, Derrick Henry is unlikely to win Most Valuable Player.But the Tennessee Titans’ running back is perhaps the most feared player out there, as the Baltimore Ravens fou

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Former Broncos Pro Bowl OT Tony Jones dies at 54

Former Broncos Pro Bowl OT Tony Jones dies at 54

Former offensive tackle Tony Jones, a starter on two Super Bowl championship teams with the Denver Broncos in the late 1990s, died Friday at age 54.The team announced his passing but did not state