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Smith has caught 10 passes for 135 yards

Tennessee WR Josh Smith has high ankle sprain

Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith has a high ankle sprain, leaving his status uncertain for the Volunteers' next game Sept. 27 at No. 13 Georgia. Vols coach Butch Jones said Tuesday that Smith won't practice this week. "There isn't a time frame on it," Jones said. "He could be ready for Georgia, but we'll wait and see." Smith has caught 10 passes for 135 yards, including a 40-yarder for a touchdown, Saturday in a 34-10 loss at No. 4 Oklahoma. Receiver Von Pearson also has a high ankle sprain... More>>

New AP Poll has 5 SEC teams in Top 10

South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15. More>>

No. 4 Oklahoma beats Tennessee, 34-10

Trevor Knight passed for 308 yards to help No. 4 Oklahoma defeat Tennessee 34-10 on Saturday night. More>>

Tennessee, seeking its first 3-0 start since 2004

Vols say they're better prepared for this test

Tennessee is about to get a sense of how far its come - and how far it still has to go. When Tennessee visits No. 4 Oklahoma on Saturday, the Volunteers will be carrying a 2-0 record into a road game with a top-five team for the second straight season. Last year, the Volunteers got trounced 59-14 at No. 2 Oregon. Now they want to show the lessons learned since that disastrous trip. Vols defensive tackle Danny O'Brien says that "I don't know if last year we had as much positive thought as we d... More>>

Vols have been focusing on key factors in preparation

Vols have much respect for OU

The Tennessee offense has been preparing all week for the challenges that the Oklahoma defense will present. From their quickness to their size, the Vols have been focusing on key factors in preparation for a top-5 team in the nation. "They're a great program," offensive coordinatorMike Bajakiansaid. "They're the model of consistency that we would like to be. Coach Stoops has done a great job building that from the foundation up. They have a lot of talent. They play hard. Offensively, they ha... More>>

Vols still developing run game

No small conference upstarts will be making the trip to Neyland Stadium this week. Actually, it's 2-0 Tennessee hitting the road, and they're landing in Norman, Oklahoma, for a marquee matchup with the fourth ranked Sooners. More>>

North/Worley relationship results in on field fireworks for Vols

The Tennessee football team improved to 2-0, a lot of that thanks to an improved passing game. Justin Worley seems to be placing the ball a lot better, and it helps to have a guy like Marquez North at receiver. More>>

Worley, North lead Vols past Arkansas State, 34-19

Justin Worley threw two touchdown passes to Marquez North and ran for a third score Saturday in Tennessee's 34-19 victory over Arkansas State. More>>

Vols rushed for only 110 yards on 39 attempts.

Tennessee seeks improvement from rushing attack

The loss of a 1,000-yard rusher and all five starters on last year's offensive line are creating plenty of obstacles for Tennessee in its attempt to establish a rushing attack. In an otherwise impressive 38-7 season-opening victory over Utah State, Tennessee rushed for only 110 yards on 39 attempts. The Volunteers' longest run from scrimmage was 9 yards. Tennessee will try to boost that rushing attack Saturday against Arkansas State (1-0) while replacing left tackle Jacob Gilliam, who tore hi... More>>

Tennessee OT Gilliam out for year with torn ACL Video included

Tennessee offensive tackle Jacob Gilliam will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Sunday in a 38-7 victory over Utah State. More>>

Tennessee High's Downs scores a TD

Vols defense dominant in Week One Video included

The wait was worth it. The Vols are young, they're inexperienced, they're unknown, but man did they look tough Sunday night against Utah State. More>>

Cheerleader hurt during UT Martin-Kentucky game

A University of Kentucky cheerleader was injured in a fall late in the fourth quarter of the Wildcats' 59-14 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday. More>>

Marquee games are Texas A&M, No. 6 Kentucky and No. 17 LSU.

SEC Releases 2014-15 Women's Hoops Schedule

The Southeastern Conference released the 2014-15 women's basketball league schedule Friday, and Tennessee's marquee home games include battles vs. No. 4 Texas AM, No. 6 Kentucky and No. 17 LSU. The Lady Vols overcame deficits of 10 or more points to defeat all three of those teams en route to UT's 17th SEC Tournament Championship a year ago in Duluth, Ga. Tennessee, ranked No. 3 in Charlie Crème's espnW Pre-Preseason Poll, also will play road games against No. 2 South Carolina, the defending ... More>>

Henderson will be honored before the game

Henderson Returns To Neyland Stadium

From 1999-2001,John Hendersoncast a long shadow on the defensive line for Tennessee. Sunday, the man and the shadow return to Neyland Stadium for the first time since his final run through the T. Henderson will be honored before the Tennessee-Utah State game as the Legend of the Game, celebrating a decorated career at UT that saw the Nashville native pick up a long list of awards, including two All-American nods and multiple SEC honors. He was the 2000 Outland Trophy winner fro a season that ... More>>

Vols Karaokee "Rocky Top"

Tri-Cities natives Crowder and Swafford help sing "Rocky Top" Video included

The Tennessee Volunteers are preparing for Utah State in their season opener on Sunday and not only do they want to be perfect on the football, they also want to be pitch perfect as well.COURTESY: VOL NETWORK More>>

Vols five days from answering questions on opening day Video included

Five days is all that stands between us and meaningful football at Neyland Stadium. More>>

Vols release Week One depth chart Video included

For Tennessee, the season is still six days away because they have that Sunday primetime start against Utah State, but it's an especially exciting game week for a couple locals. More>>

Defense could end up playing 11-13 newcomers.

Vols defense deals with lack of experience, size

After years of playing catch-up with the rest of the Southeastern Conference, Tennessee's defense finally is getting up to speed. A variety of position switches and the infusion of a talented recruiting class have given Tennessee a faster defense, addressing what had been a major weakness. The Volunteers need that extra quickness to make up for a lack of experience and size as they head into their Aug. 31 opener against Utah State. The inexperience is most apparent. Defensive coordinator John... More>>

Russell saw action in all 35 games

Lady Vols Mercedes Russell expected to redshirt

Tennessee women's basketball head coach Holly Warlick announced Thursday that 6-foot-6 sophomore center Mercedes Russell is expected to redshirt during the 2014-15 season. “Mercedes has a history of orthopaedic problems with her feet that our sports medicine staff is working to correct,” Warlick said. “Redshirting this season will allow her the opportunity to return to full health and still have three full years of eligibility with our program. We look forward to seeing Mercedes back in actio... More>>

Woodson, who is 6-foot-10

Vols adding Memphis transfer Woodson

A person close to the situation says that former Memphis forward Dominic Woodson is transferring to Tennessee.The source said that Woodson should be in class at Tennessee's Knoxville campus on Thursday and that it remained up in the air whether he'd seek a waiver to avoid sitting out the 2014-15 season. The source spoke on the condition of anonymity because Tennessee hasn't announced Woodson's addition.Memphis announced last week that Woodson was transferring. Woodson, who is 6-foot-10, playe... More>>

Vols WR Blanc out for season with torn achilles

Tennessee wide receiver Cody Blanc will miss the entire season after tearing an Achilles tendon on the opening day of training camp.
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Vols golfer Goss to turn pro Video included

Tennessee men's golfer Oliver Goss announced Tuesday that he will forego his remaining two years of collegiate eligibility and enter the ranks of professional golf.
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Lady Vols softball finish season ranked for 11th straight year

For the 11th consecutive season, the Tennessee softball program has finished the year ranked in both national polls.
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Burdick, Team USA win World 3x3 basketball tournament

With a 15-8 win over host Russia in the gold medal game of the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championship on Sunday, the USA women captured a second-straight world championship title with an unblemished 9-0 record. More>>

Burdick, USA move on to Semis

The USA women remained undefeated, taking down Uruguay and France on Saturday at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championship and securing a spot in Sunday’s semifinal round.
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Maddox drafted by Tigers in 18th Round

Tennessee junior infielder Will Maddox was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 18th Round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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Auburn releases details of Malzahn, Pearl contracts

Auburn has released details of coach Gus Malzahn's six-year, $26.85 million contract, which includes a $500,000 bonus if he leads the Tigers to a national championship. More>>

Burdick, Team USA remain unbeaten at World 3x3

The USA Women’s 3x3 World Championship Team advanced to Saturday's Round of 16 at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championships in Russia after the U.S. women earned the No. 1 seed out of Pool D on Friday.
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Florida beats Alabama 6-3 to win Women's College World Series

Kirsti Merritt hit a 3-run homer, and Florida defeated Alabama 6-3 on Tuesday night to win its first NCAA softball championship. More>>

Lady Vols' Burdick set for World 3x3 play

Tennessee’s Cierra Burdick and her USA teammates will open play Thursday at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Basketball Championship in Russia. More>>

Shipman named finalist for Honda Sports Award for softball

Tennessee All-American shortstop Madison Shipman has been named one of four finalists for the prestigious Honda Sports Award for softball. More>>

Tennessee doubles pair wins national championship

History made. Juniors Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese hoisted the Vols’ first NCAA Doubles Championship trophies since 1980, but the hard-fought victory came by the narrowest of margins. More>>

No. 8 Lady Vols beat No. 9 Lady Cats 9-2 for series win

No. 8 Tennessee scored five in the fifth and Ellen Renfroe struck out eight over seven strong innings as the Lady Vols took a 9-2 comeback win over No. 9 Kentucky on Sunday to take the season series.
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5-run 8th lifts No. 6 LSU to series win over Vols, 9-4 Video included

Tennessee rallied from a 4-2 deficit to tie the game in the top of the eighth, but No. 6 LSU answered with a five-run bottom half to clinch the hard-fought series with a 9-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium. More>>

Vols RB Alden Hill plans to transfer

Tennessee running back Alden Hill has decided to transfer to another school. Hill tweeted a link to a post on his Instagram account Tuesday in which he said he had "decided to move on for my best interest and find a new home." More>>

Vols lose series finale at Georgia, 7-4

Georgia jumped on No. 21 Tennessee 2-0 in the first inning and never looked back on Saturday, winning the finale 7-4 to clinch the series over the Volunteers. More>>

Missouri indefinitely suspends WR Green-Beckham

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules.
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No. 25 Vols blank No. 4 Vandy, 7-0

Behind a combined two-hit shutout by Kyle Serrano, Andy Cox and Andrew Lee, the No. 25 Tennessee baseball team blanked in-state SEC rival and 4th-ranked Vanderbilt, 7-0, to win the series. More>>

Blaase breaks Vols record in 10,000

Chelsea Blaase broke the Tennessee school record by more than 10 seconds in the 10,000 meter run late Friday night at the Stanford Invitational. Blaase finished the long race in a time of 33 minutes, 13.94 seconds. More>>

Vols lose early lead as Vandy wins, 6-4

Senior Taylor Smart was 2-for-4 and accounted for all four of the Vols’ RBIs on Friday, but No. 25 Tennessee couldn’t hang onto a 3-0 lead as in-state SEC rival Vanderbilt scored six runs in the middle innings to take the series opener 6-4.
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Duke coach Cutcliffe to receive Neyland Trophy

Duke football coach David Cutcliffe is the 2014 winner of the Neyland Trophy, an award the Knoxville Quarterback Club gives annually to a major contributor to college athletics.
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Former Vols standout Hopson signed by Cavs

The NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers have signed former Tennessee basketball standout Scotty Hopson to a two-year contract.
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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame gets Summitt exhibit

The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame is dedicating a permanent exhibit to former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt that opens Friday as the Women's Final Four comes to Nashville.
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SEC remains unbeaten in NCAA Tournament

It's hard to mock Southeastern Conference basketball right now. Panned for early season losses and relatively weak non-conference schedules, the league has three teams still playing in the NCAA tournament.
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Diamond Vols lose series for first time this season

The No. 14 Diamond Vols couldn’t get the bats going against 29th-ranked Auburn on Saturday, dropping back-to-back games and a series for the first time this season as the Tigers won by a 4-2 margin at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
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Vols sweep doubleheader, take series at Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. – No. 17 Tennessee bounced back from a Friday night loss to win the final two games of a weekend series for the second week in a row, sweeping Saturday’s doubleheader at Missouri to take its opening series of Southeastern Conference action. After dropping Friday night’s contest, 5-2, the Vols rebounded with a 5-1 win in Saturday’s opener and a 4-1 victory in the nightcap. The doubleheader sweep improves UT to 17-2 on the season and 2-1 in league play. Tennessee concludes its s... More>>

No. 19 Vols takes series at No. 24 Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. – No. 19 Tennessee captured the series at No. 24 Arizona State with a 6-4 victory over the Sun Devils on Sunday afternoon. The Vols are now 14-1 overall. After dropping the Friday night series opener, 3-1, Tennessee came back to win the final two games, 6-5 on Saturday and 6-4 on Sunday. The Vols scored three runs in the sixth inning to break a 3-3 deadlock and held on for the victory. “[I told the team] how proud I was of them,” said head coach Dave Serrano. “There are not ma... More>>

No. 12 Kentucky upsets No. 5 South Carolina, 68-58

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Bria Goss scored 14 points and No. 12 Kentucky upset No. 5 South Carolina 68-58 Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game. DeNesha Stallworth and Linnae Harper each had 12 points for Kentucky (24-7), which will play Sunday in its fourth SEC tournament final in the last five years. The Wildcats won their only title in 1982. South Carolina (27-4), the SEC regular-season champion, had 16 turnovers, most coming in the first 10 minutes. The ... More>>

Grimes leaves Virginia Tech for LSU

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AFTER JUST ONE SEASON AS THE OFFENSIVE LINE COACH FOR THE VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES, JEFF GRIMES IS LEAVING BLACKSBURG AND HEADING SOUTH TO BATON ROUGE TO TAKE THE SAME POSITION WITH L-S-U. More>>

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Vols' Jones stays optimistic after loss to Gators

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Tennessee coach Butch Jones believes his program is slowly moving forward, even though the results suggests the Volunteers remain stuck in neutral. More>>

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Chargers LG Chad Rinehart hurts foot

San Diego left guard Chad Rinehart has hurt his foot in the second quarter against the Tennessee Titans, and his return is questionable. More>>

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