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Hoops Preview: Bo. 20/21 Lady Vols at Missouri

Hoops Preview: Bo. 20/21 Lady Vols at Missouri

No. 20/21 Tennessee (13-6, 7-4 SEC) embarks on the final road trip and last week of the 2020-21 regular season, traveling to Columbia for a Thursday evening battle with Missouri (8-9/4-8 SEC).

Davis nets SEC Player of the Week honors

Davis nets SEC Player of the Week honors

Tennessee forward Rennia Davis was named SEC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday, marking the second time this season and sixth time in her career she has earned that distinction.

Hoops Preview: #25 Tennessee at Vanderbilt

Hoops Preview: #25 Tennessee at Vanderbilt

The No. 25 Tennessee basketball team hits the road for a Wednesday night encounter with in-state foe, Vanderbilt. Tipoff from Memorial Gym is slated for 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

UT’s Davis in Senior Class Award Top 10

UT’s Davis in Senior Class Award Top 10

Twenty NCAA® women’s and men’s basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as finalists Monday for the 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award®.

Lady Vol Basketball – No. 21/21 UT Falls at No. 22/23 Georgia, 57-55

Lady Vol Basketball – No. 21/21 UT Falls at No. 22/23 Georgia, 57-55

ATHENS, Ga. – No. 21/21 Tennessee pulled within one in the final seconds at No. 22/23 Georgia but couldn’t overcome a tough day offensively, falling 57-55 in Stegeman Coliseum on Sunday afternoon. Senior Rennia Davis led Tennessee (13-6, 7-4 SEC) with 22 points and six rebounds. Junior Rae Burrell turned in 10 points and five rebounds, and senior Kasiyahna Kushkituah pulled down…

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2B Jason Kipnis announces signing with Braves

2B Jason Kipnis announces signing with Braves

The Atlanta Braves signed second baseman Jason Kipnis to a minor league deal on Monday with an invitation to major league spring training, MLB Network reported.There was no immediate confirmation f

Marcell Ozuna returning to Braves on 4-year deal

Marcell Ozuna returning to Braves on 4-year deal

The Atlanta Braves filled what could have been a major hole, bringing back Marcell Ozuna on a four-year, $64 million contract, the club announced on Friday night, with a $16 million team option for a

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Empty Bellies Empty Seats

Empty Bellies Empty Seats

Help feed hungry families in East Tennessee and support the Knoxville Ice Bears with Empty Bellies Empty Seats from February 15 – April 30, 2021.

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Coors Light Outdoor Oasis

Get ready for spring and transform your backyard into a Coors Light Outdoor Oasis that’s Made to Chill! Listen to 99.1 The Sports Animal for your chance to win!

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

The Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show is returning as a Virtual Show in 2021! The FREE event premieres February 12th – March 14th at DogwoodArts.com!

Titans News

Former Titans DT Josh Evans dies of cancer at 48

Former Titans DT Josh Evans dies of cancer at 48

Former Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Josh Evans died after a year-long battle with cancer, the team announced Friday. He was 48.Evans was a starter for the Titans in Super Bo

Titans promote from within for OC, DC jobs

Titans promote from within for OC, DC jobs

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel filled two key positions on his coaching staff Friday, promoting tight ends coach Todd Downing to offensive coordinator and Shane Bowen to defensive coordinator

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.

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RB Alex Collins re-signs with Seahawks

RB Alex Collins re-signs with Seahawks

Running back Alex Collins re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday.Collins had 18 carries for 77 yards and two touchdowns in three games (one start) last season during his second stint with