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NY picks Lady Vols' Simmons in WNBA Draft Video included

The New York Liberty got the steal of the night at Mohegan Sun Arena, snagging Tennessee’s Meighan Simmons, the 2014 Associated Press SEC Player of the Year, with the 26th overall selection of the WNBA Draft.

Vols assistants get extensions, Thigpen gets a raise

Tennessee has given one-year extensions to the assistants on Butch Jones' football staff and has awarded linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen a $25,000 raise.

Vols' Goss wins Masters Low Amateur award Video included

We all saw who put on the green jacket as this year's Masters Tournament winner. That was former Georgia Bulldog Bubba Watson. What you might not have noticed was the SEC golfer from right up the road that took home some impressive hardware of his own. More>>

Vols QB search uncertain, but playmakers are there

Spring football is over for another year at the University of Tennessee, but I think we can all agree that what we saw in the Orange and White Game Saturday held a lot of promise for Team 118. 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>>

Heralded Malone scores three TDs in Orange and White Game Video included

Josh Malone, one of the most heralded players in Tennessee's highly touted freshman class, caught six passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns Saturday in the Orange White Game that ended spring practice.

Stokes’ had 22 double-doubles this past season

Jarnell Stokes to Enter NBA Draft Video included

Tennessee basketball player Jarnell Stokes announced Friday that he will forego his senior season and enter the 2014 NBA Draft. The power forward from Memphis, Tenn., was a first-team All-SEC selection as a junior this year. He owns or shares 10 Tennessee statistical records. The NBA Draft takes places Thursday, June 26, and will be televised nationally on ESPN. Despite playing less than three full collegiate seasons – he graduated high school early, enrolled in January of 2011 and played... More>>

Tennessee football program is based on a competitive culture

#VolReport: What's at steak on Saturday

In addition to pride, finely prepared steaks will be on the line for the 'Winner Dinner' at Saturday's DISH OW Game. Butch Jones has set up the dinner where the winning team will have a top-notch supper served on fine china while the losing team will have franks and beans served on paper plates with sporks. "We are calling it 'Winner Dinner,' everything in our football program is based off of competition," said Jones. "In fitting fashion, the winning team in the Spring Game will have a nice... More>>

Simmons was 2014 AP SEC player of the yr.

UT's Simmons headed to WNBA draft

Tennessee senior Meighan Simmons, the school’s No. 5 all-time scorer in women’s basketball, is one of 12 prospects invited to attend Monday night’s 2014 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the league announced on Thursday. Simmons, a 5-foot-9 guard from Cibolo, Texas, will be on hand at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., for the event, which begins at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2 with the first round and continues with the second and third rounds on ESPNU, beginning at 9 p.m. ET. The 2014 Associated ... More>>

One of the longest-running voices in college sports

Tennessee Remembers Bobby Denton Video included

One of the longest-running voices in college sports was silenced on Wednesday morning. Bobby Denton, the voice of Neyland Stadium since 1967, passed away after a brief illness at the age of 73. A Knoxville native, Denton and his signature catchphrases and gentlemanly southern style provided the perfect backdrop to the gameday atmosphere at Tennessee. "Bobby Denton's voice echoing throughout our iconic stadium will be forever etched in our fans' minds," Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director ... More>>

Lane has rushed for 1,192 yards

Vols' Lane shows growth by working through injury

The cast on Marlin Lane's left hand symbolizes how much the Tennessee running back has grown up over the last year. This time a year ago, Lane was missing the latter part of spring practice for disciplinary reasons. Now he's earning raves from the same coaching staff that had punished him a year earlier. Lane has won respect for continuing to practice despite injuring his hand last month. Tennessee coach Butch Jones says Lane "has been a warrior for us." Lane has rushed for 1,192 yards and... More>>

Vols opener vs. Utah State moved to Sunday, August 31 Video included

The University of Tennessee announced today that its season-opening football game against Utah State will move to Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. The game was originally slated for Saturday, Aug. 30. More>>

Missouri indefinitely suspends WR Green-Beckham

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules.

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.

Crowder, will likely get the start at center

Bristol native Mack Crowder is a leader on Vols O-line Video included

On Wednesday James Stone was in action at Tennessee, but that was forNFL pro day, as he looks to impress the scouts and earn a spot on anNFL roster...The man who is in line to replace the Vols' starting center from the last two years is junior Mack Crowder.The Bristol, Tn., native is well aware of the responsibilities of the man who touches the ball on every offensive possession. Crowder, knows this offensive line will be in the spotlight since every one is new and that's why he thinks it imp... More>>

Chievous played in 31 games for Vols

Vols Quinton Chievous granted release to transfer Video included

Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin announced Thursday that guard Quinton Chievous has been granted a release and may transfer without restriction to any program outside the Southeastern Conference. “We have enjoyed having Quinton as part of this program for the last three years,” Martin said. “He’s worked extremely hard on the court, and he has also matched that effort in the classroom. He’s on track to graduate in three years, which is impressive. His Tennessee teammates and coaches... More>>

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.

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.

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.

No. 21 Diamond Vols swept at No. 2 South Carolina, 8-0

The No. 21 Tennessee baseball team was shutout for the first time and suffered its first series sweep of the season on Sunday, falling 8-0 in the finale at No. 2 South Carolina in front of a sold-out crowd of 8,242 at Carolina Stadium.

Lady Vols fall to Maryland in Sweet Sixteen, 73-62

Tennessee's season came to a close with a 73-62 loss to #4 seed Maryland on Sunday in the Sweet 16. More>>

No. 21 diamond Vols lose on walk-off grand slam to No. 2 South Carolina, 9-6

The No. 2 South Carolina Gamecocks scored six runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to complete a six-run comeback and defeat No. 21 Tennessee, 9-6, in game two of the series on Saturday at Carolina Stadium.

Lady Vols one day away from Sweet Sixteen match up

We're only a day away from more Tennessee basketball, and this time it's the Lady Vols in the Sweet Sixteen. Getting this far is old hat for UT. They've done it 32 times in 33 years, and their goals are much bigger. More>>

Michigan holds on late to top Tennessee, 73-71

Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday's first Midwest Regional semifinal.

Vols have some major positions to fill

Vols competition Thursday spring drills Video included

Tennessee coaches dubbed the second practice of the week as "Competition Thursday," and the 14 newest Vols were right in the middle of it. Competition has been a theme all along this spring with the talent infusion from January meeting the experience that returns. While the steep learning curve was something offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian expected, he said the execution still needs to improve as the new players begin to step up. "Expected, not tolerated, but expected," Bajakian said o... More>>

Vols have won 8 of their last 9 games

Volunteers seeking ways to stop Robinson, Michigan

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin has been keeping tabs on Michigan star Glenn Robinson III for two decades. On Friday night, in Indianapolis, his turning that job over to his players in the Midwest Regional semifinals at Indianapolis. The winner advances to Sunday's regional championship against either Kentucky or Louisville, the last two national champs. For Martin, this weekend has turned into a reunion of sorts. He's back in his adopted home state, taking on the son of one of his close coll... More>>

Lady Vols gets WBCA recognition

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the All-Region nominees for the 2014 WBCA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team on Tuesday, and #3/3 Tennessee has a pair of players on that list.

Dr. Pepper to sponsor college football playoff

ESPN says Dr. Pepper will be the first presenting sponsor of the new College Football Playoff championship trophy. The four-team playoff will begin this season, replacing the Bowl Championship Series.

Lady Vols pull away for 67-51 win over St. John's

#1 seed Tennessee advanced to the Sweet 16 for the 32nd time in 33 years by virtue of a 67-51 victory over #8 seed St. John's on Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena

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.

Tennessee romps into Sweet Sixteen, 83-63

After turning Tobacco Road into "Raleigh Top," Tennessee is headed to the round of 16. Tennessee denied Mercer a second straight upset in decidedly one-sided fashion, routing the Bears 83-63 in the third round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday

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.

Lady Vols continue home perfection in NCAAs

After a sluggish first half, #1 seeded Tennessee took control and dominated the second half on the way to a 70-46 victory over 16-seed Northwestern State of Louisiana on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

No. 14 Diamond Vols fall short in opener against Auburn, 3-2

The No. 14 Diamond Vols scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth and loaded the bases in the ninth inning, but couldn’t plate the game-tying run as No. 29 Auburn held on to beat the Vols, 3-2 More>>

Tennessee rips UMass 86-67 in NCAA Round of 64

Jarnell Stokes scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help Tennessee beat Massachusetts 86-67 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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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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>>


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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