College

Vols' offense faces defense in Orange & White Game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The format of Tennessee's Orange & White Game reflects the depth problems facing the Volunteers as they attempt to re-establish themselves as Southeastern Conference contenders. Rather than dividing his roster into two complete teams and having…

Lane's uncertain status leaves Vols thin at RB

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add running back to the growing list of skill-position concerns for Tennessee as it approaches the end of spring practice. Marlin Lane's continued absence for disciplinary reasons leaves Rajion Neal as the only Tennessee running back…

Manning believes Jones will turn Vols around

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Peyton Manning is back at his alma mater this week endorsing new Tennessee coach Butch Jones and preaching patience from the Volunteers' fan base. The Denver Broncos quarterback returned to campus to speak at Tennessee's spring…

Injuries leaving Vols shorthanded at receiver

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is running out of healthy receivers. Paul Harris, Vincent Dallas and Jacob Carter haven't practiced this week because of various minor injuries. Dallas got shaken up early in Saturday's scrimmage and Harris injured his hamstring…

Liberty Baseball Player Headed to Bethel University

JACKSON, Tenn.-Bethel University has added another West Tennessean to its sports roster. Liberty Tech High School's Clayton Parker signed today with the Bethel baseball team. The four-year starter plays second base and pitches. Bethel coach Rusty Thompson said he is…

Trio of coaches criticize Rice's practice tactics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings says he has an effective way to get his players' attention when he's frustrated without doing something stupid, like putting his hands on them. He kicks a basketball as hard and high…

College Baseball 04/09/13

Cumberland (Tenn.) 12, Bethel (Tenn.) 5 Martin Methodist 13, Tenn. Temple 1 Freed-Hardeman 10, Union (Tenn.) 9 Tennessee 4, ETSU 3 Memphis 7, Ark.-Pine Bluff 5 Vanderbilt 10, UT-Martin 3 Middle Tennessee 12, Tennessee Tech 9      

Vols LB Johnson Keeping Focus on Defense This Year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - After producing one of the most unusual statistical accomplishments in recent college football history last year, Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson doesn't expect to get a chance to repeat the feat. Johnson led the Volunteers in tackles…

Junior Forward Tarik Black Transferring from Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis junior forward Tarik Black is transferring after three seasons, and he'll be leaving with his degree. Coach Josh Pastner said Tuesday that he wishes the 6-foot-9 Black nothing but the best. Pastner says he doesn't…

Sanderson Resigns as Lipscomb Men's Hoops Coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Scott Sanderson resigns as Lipscomb's men's basketball coach after 14 seasons. The son of former Alabama coach Wimp Sanderson said in a statement released Tuesday by the university that "after much consideration, I believe it is…

Tennessee Wide Receivers Have Big Shoes to Fill

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The changing jersey number of freshman Paul Harris exemplifies the youth and inexperience of Tennessee's receiving corps. After Harris struggled early this spring, Tennessee coach Butch Jones switched the early enrollee from the No. 1 jersey to…

Memphis's Adonis Thomas to Enter NBA Draft

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis forward-guard Adonis Thomas plans to forego his final two seasons with the Tigers to sign with an agent and declare for the NBA draft. The Commercial Appeal first reported Thomas' decision Thursday. Memphis coach Josh…

Fulmer Helps Restart Football at East Tenn. State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer is returning to college football to help revive the program at East Tennessee State. Fulmer will serve as a consultant and special assistant to athletic director Richard Sander as East Tennessee…

Memphis, Pastner agree to contract extension

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis coach Josh Pastner has agreed to a contract extension. The length of the extension and financial terms weren't disclosed when the announcement was made during a Wednesday afternoon press conference featuring Pastner and athletic director…

Lady Vols beat Creighton to reach regional semis

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kamiko Williams scored 15 points and Tennessee pulled away in the second half to beat Creighton 68-52 on Monday night, advancing to the Oklahoma Regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. The second-seeded Lady Vols (26-7), who…

Freeze Gets Pay Raise

Hugh Freeze has received a one-year contract extension and a $500,000 raise, increasing his base salary to $2 million per season.

Tennessee receives two-year probation extension

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The NCAA has extended Tennessee's probation for two years as part of penalties handed down Friday following the ruling that former football assistant coach Willie Mack Garza provided impermissible travel and lodging to a prospect. Penalties…

Dooley: No word on his future at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley says he hasn't been told whether the Volunteers plan to fire him at the end of the season. Dooley said at his Monday news conference that he had spoken with athletic…

Tennessee coach Derek Dooley has hip surgery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's Derek Dooley is recovering from surgery on his fractured right hip and will coach from the press box Saturday at No. 19 Mississippi State. The school announced Tuesday Dooley had experienced increasing pain in his…

Forecast

Spotlight

On Facebook