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Tennessee Lady Vols SEC schedule goes down hard road

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DeLand's Bridgette Gordon named assistant women's basketball coach at Tennessee

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Former U of L basketball player Chris Jones shot in Memphis

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Nashville Preds players offer hockey tips to kids

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Belmont to play Kentucky in the NCAA women's basketball tournament

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Belmont to play Kentucky in the NCAA women's basketball tournament


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Top scorers in Thursday's high school girls basketball quarterfinals

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Here they come: Watch Kentucky basketball head to Nashville

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UT Vols basketball doomed by bad second half against No. 3 Villanova
Tennessee’s Admiral Schofield noted a defining trait of good college basketball teams on Monday when he said they “put two good halves together.” Those words proved unfortunately prophetic for the Vols on Thursday. Tennessee, a day removed from an upset against No. 16 Purdue, had a fantastic first half against No. 3 Villanova and held a 12-point halftime lead. But the Vols could not pair the great start with a strong finish and dropped 85-76 loss to Villanova in the Battle 4 Atlantis   Read More ...
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UT Vols basketball to play in loaded 2018 NIT Season Tip-Off
Tennessee is in the middle of a loaded holiday tournament this week, and it will be part of another one next season. Tennessee will play in the 2018 NIT Season Tip-Off at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the school announced Thursday. The Vols will be part of a four-team field that includes Kansas, Louisville and Marquette. The games will be played Nov   Read More ...
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Tennessee boys basketball booster indicted for theft
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee comptroller's office says a former high school basketball team's booster club leader was indicted after an investigation found she stole more than $6,100 from the group. A comptroller's office news release says a Washington County grand jury this month indicted former Science Hill High School Boys Basketball Boosters President Kimberly Charles on one theft count over $2,500   Read More ...
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Kentucky basketball vs. East Tennessee State, game notes, Nov. 17, 2017 | Lexington Herald Leader
Huh? “I heard the cheers,” he said after UK defeated East Tennessee State 78-61 on Friday night. “I was wondering why it was so loud, to be honest. I made one free throw, it’s not that loud. They just clap. But everybody was screaming.” As loud as the fans cheered Knox making his free throw, they sighed when he missed the second   Read More ...
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Kentucky basketball game preview vs. East Tennessee State, Nov. 17, 2017 | Lexington Herald Leader
Two of his questions were: Calipari was referring to UK’s game against Kansas, which started about 10 p.m. EST. Calipari said he got home at 3:20 a.m. EST. The players went to class Wednesday morning. “I wouldn’t have gone to class,” he said. “You couldn’t have dragged me out of bed (after) four hours and then said, ‘OK, get up and go to class   Read More ...
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A picture of John Calipari hangs on his office wall. He’ll coach against him Friday night
A picture of John Calipari adorns the wall of East Tennessee State University Coach Steve Forbes’ office. Huh? The photo is from the Memphis Commercial Appeal. It was taken during the historic game in February 2008 in which No. 2 Tennessee beat No. 1 Memphis. Of course, Calipari was the Memphis coach. Forbes was an assistant coach for Tennessee. “He was mad,” Forbes said of the picture of Calipari on his office wall   Read More ...
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At Belmont, Rick Byrd plays by the rules, graduates players, wins games
College basketball is around the corner. Check out the top 10 teams in the country according to the USA TODAY Sports preseason coach poll. USA TODAY Sports. When Rick Byrd started coaching the Belmont men’s basketball program at the NAIA level in 1986, he was also the school’s athletic director and, when short-staffed, he’d sell popcorn and soft drinks at the concession stand during women’s games   Read More ...
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Vols: Get to know freshmen offensive linemen Trey Smith, Ryan Johnson and Devante Brooks
Tennessee offensive line coach Walt Wells is glad the NFL’s draft rules don’t mimic the NBA’s. Wells figures Trey Smith is talented enough that he could head for the pros after this season if the one-and-done avenue existed for college football players. “If they had the NBA rule, he’d probably be able to be gone,” Wells said of the true freshman behemoth during a Monday appearance at the Knoxville Quarterback Club   Read More ...
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Flurry of 3-pointers lift Vols basketball to exhibition win against Carson-Newman
Tennessee basketball took its first 10 shots from 3-point range in its first exhibition on Thursday night. And it never really stopped shooting threes. The Vols made 12 3-pointers in a 86-44 win against Carson-Newman at Thompson-Boling Arena. Five players made threes for Tennessee, while seven recorded attempts. Lamonte Turner and Jordan Bowden led the Vols with three made 3-pointers each   Read More ...
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Memphis Tigers basketball loses closed scrimmage to North Carolina, 70-64
Buy Photo. The Memphis men's basketball team announced that it lost to defending national champion North Carolina, 70-64, in a closed scrimmage at FedExForum on Friday. Three Tigers finished in double figures, according to a school press release. Forward Kyvon Davenport, one of five junior college transfers, led the way with 11 points and nine rebounds. Freshman Jamal Johnson also had 11 points, and junior point guard Jeremiah Martin added 10 points   Read More ...
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Watch Tennessee's Yves Pons jump over 3 fans for stunning dunk
Yves Pons took Tennessee's idea for an interactive, fan-friendly basketball event to spectacular heights Friday night. The Vols' 6-foot-5 freshman forward from Fuveau, France, introduced himself at the Rocky Top Tip-Off with two stunning dunks. His first dunk checked both of the aforementioned boxes. He leaped over three fans seating in chairs on the Thompson-Boling Arena court. His final dunk began with a running start and concluded with Pons taking flight from around the free throw line to throw down   Read More ...
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NBA season preview and predictions on every team from Bulls to Warriors
Pick-and-Pop is a weekly (or so) column on the Memphis Grizzlies and the NBA. Pick-and-Pop has spent the past week or so breaking down the Grizzlies roster, from young veterans to established stars, inexperienced hopefuls to post-injury question marks. On Friday, we’ll pull those threads together with a look at how the Grizzlies might play and how they compare to the other teams in the middle of the Western Conference playoff race   Read More ...
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Trinidad and Tobago coach, player call out USMNT: 'They learned their lesson'
With a shocking defeat to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday night, the USMNT has been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup for the first time since 1986. Time. COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago assistant coach Stern John admitted his team was angered and inspired by the United States’ behavior in the build-up to the shocking World Cup result that dumped the Americans out of soccer’s biggest tournament on Tuesday   Read More ...
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U.S. men's national soccer team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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U.S. men's national team takes major step toward securing World Cup berth with win vs. Panama
ORLANDO — One more win would clinch a World Cup place for the United States after Jozy Altidore and Christian Pulisic spearheaded a vital 4-0 victory over Panama at Orlando City Stadium on Friday night. Pulisic, just 19 but already the team’s most exciting and accomplished player, eased U.S. nerves with a rapid burst forward followed by a clinical finish in the eighth minute, then set up Altidore for the second 11 minutes later   Read More ...
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Coaches from Tennessee react to college basketball recruiting scandal uncovered by FBI
Louisville interim president on Tom Jurich, Rick Pitino's mandatory administrative leave from the athletic program after the adidas basketball scandal came to light Sept. 26. Matt Stone, The Courier-Journal. A federal investigation into college basketball recruiting that sent shock waves throughout the sport is also forcing coaches in Tennessee to reflect on the state of their profession. The scandal came to light Tuesday when the FBI and New York’s U   Read More ...
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FBI arrests four college basketball assistants on charges of fraud
Four NCAA assistant basketball coaches were indicted in a fraud and corruption scheme — which also included managers, financial advisers and representatives of a major international sportswear company — by federal authorities on Tuesday. According to the FBI complaints made public, the four coaches involved are Auburn assistant Chuck Person, Southern California assistant Tony Bland, Arizona assistant Emanuel Richardson and Oklahoma State assistant Lamont Evans   Read More ...
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Dickson County wins it's 10th straight soccer game
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email Dickson County wins it's 10th straight soccer game Highlights from Dickson County vs. Northeast in girls soccer. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Tennessee Lady Vols SEC schedule goes down hard road
Holly Warlick says she's not thinking about job status, her first priority is team's improvement. Daniel Fleser / USA Today Network - Tennessee. Tennessee will travel a long, hard road through its SEC women's basketball season. The conference office released the league schedule on Tuesday and the Lady Vols begin at Kentucky on Dec. 31. It will be the earliest league opener since 1998   Read More ...
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Vols' Trevor Daniel wants to get better hang time this season
Trevor Daniel put a different spin on a punter's hang time earlier this year. Tennessee's fifth-year senior was on a basketball court and threw down a whirling dunk. The feat was recorded on video, and Daniel sent the clip to football teammate Thomas Edwards, the punter's good friend and a fellow basketball enthusiast. "I didn't know he was going to post it until he started, 'Trevor, please, please let me post this video   Read More ...
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Explorers can't find offense in setback
SIOUX CITY – The numbers on his five years of baseball at the University of Tennessee-Martin certainly didn’t project the job he’s done in three seasons with the Wichita Wingnuts. Matter of fact, what 26-year-old pitcher Alex Boshers has accomplished would be quite impressive even if the Nashville native had been the very best pitcher ever from a mid-major in a northern Tennessee city of 10,000 people   Read More ...
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DeLand's Bridgette Gordon named assistant women's basketball coach at Tennessee
Named Final Four MVP and SEC Player of the Year during her senior season (1989), Gordon still ranks second all-time in scoring in Volunteers history with 2,462 career points. Chris Boyle @ChrisBoyleDBNJ Former DeLand basketball star Bridgette Gordon will return to good ol' Rocky Top this season. Gordon, who helped Tennessee capture national championships in 1987 and 1989 while playing for the late Pat Summitt, was named the program's assistant coach on Thursday morning   Read More ...
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Memphis Redbirds beat Round Rock Express with walk-off single
Carson Kelly hit a walk-off single, as the Memphis Redbirds beat the Round Rock Express 2-1 on Friday night in Memphis, Tenn. The Redbirds (58-33) tied the game 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth when Alex Mejia hit a solo home run. Memphis starter John Gant went six innings, allowing one run and five hits. He also struck out seven and walked one   Read More ...
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Ranking the Worst Max Contracts in NBA History
It's too soon to include the max contracts of Marc Gasol, Al Horford, Mike Conley, DeMar DeRozan, Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond on this list. Some look fine so far, and even the ones that appear questionable in hindsight (Drummond, Griffin) have time to turn out well. That leniency doesn't apply to Chandler Parsons' four-year, deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. It was signed in 2016, and Memphis is already assured of at least one of the four seasons being a total bust   Read More ...
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Prep boys basketball: Waunakee's Mitch Listau orally commits to Belmont University
Waunakee guard Mitch Listau, who will be a senior in 2017-18, orally committed to play men’s college basketball at Belmont University on Monday, according to several Twitter reports, including from Wisconsin Swing, and also on VerbalCommits.com. Belmont is an NCAA Division I program that plays in the Ohio Valley Conference and is located in Nashville, Tennessee. As a junior, Listau was a unanimous first-team selection in Division 2 on the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association all-state teams   Read More ...
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Here's what Tennessee Vols football coach Butch Jones said at SEC Media Days
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones wants to closely evaluate the impact extend the football season would have on student athletes. Autumn Allison and Ayrika Whitney/The Tennessean. HOOVER, Ala. - There wasn't anything like "five-star hearts" or "champions of life" from Tennessee football coach Butch Jones appearance on Monday at SEC Media Days. Some of the rhetoric is similar to other appearances Jones has made since the end of last season   Read More ...
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2017 NBA Free-Agency Big Board: Top 25 Remaining Players
The slow burn of restricted free agency hasn't left JaMychal Green unscathed. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Memphis Grizzlies made him a restricted free agent on July 1 and "are now awaiting an offer sheet." Green's side, though, doesn't appear convinced that Memphis is ready to match. "I’m looking at two offer sheets and sign-and-trades," Michael Hodges, Green's agent, told the Commercial Appeal's Ronald Tillery   Read More ...
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Former U of L basketball player Chris Jones shot in Memphis
Fox 13 in Memphis reports that the shooting happened following a fight on a basketball court next to the Mount Moriah Police Precinct. Police told the station that people were running from the court in Halle Park, after shots were fired. The station says Jones posted on social media that he was the one who was shot. A second person was also injured   Read More ...
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John Adams: A basketball fantasy Pat Summitt fans could appreciate
A look back through archive photos and videos of legendary coach Pat Summitt, who spent 38 seasons as the head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols, with a 1,098-208 record. AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS. What if there had been a cure? What if the disease Pat Summitt contracted hadn’t been terminal? What if it hadn’t even been a career-ender? I thought about that on the first anniversary of Summitt’s death   Read More ...
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Holly Warlick issues cryptic tweet after Diamond DeShields departure from Lady Vols
Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick "proud, excited" about Diamond DeShields, Mercedes Russell and Jaime Nared being named all-conference. Dan Fleser / News Sentinel. At 5:12 p.m. ET, Tennessee women's basketball coach Holly Warlick announced that Diamond DeShields was not returning to the Tennessee women's basketball program for her final year of eligibility. Fifty-two minutes later, Warlick sent a tweet. A tweet with one emoji   Read More ...
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Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick: Pat Summitt statue daily reminder of 'friendship you miss'
Holly Warlick sees Pat Summitt every day when she goes to work. Warlick’s drive to Thompson-Boling Arena takes her past Summitt’s statue, which stands across the street. The route has spawned a personal ritual for Summitt’s long-time assistant who replaced her as Tennessee’s women’s basketball coach in 2012. “Every day I come here, I secretly blow her a kiss,” Warlick said last week   Read More ...
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Pat Summitt Foundation director: We 'do things the way Pat did'
For Patrick Wade, June 28, 2016, unfolded as one of the longest days of his life. He was awakened before dawn with the news that Pat Summitt, the Tennessee women’s basketball coaching legend, had died after a five-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. As director of Summitt’s foundation, Wade’s work didn’t end until around 10 p.m. Then he made a long day even longer, opting to visit the Pat Summitt Plaza, across from Thompson-Boling Arena   Read More ...
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Predators release full 2017-18 NHL schedule
Predators forward James Neal was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 Expansion Draft, ending his three year tenure in Nashville. Nashville Predators. The Nashville Predators released their 2017-18 schedule Thursday, which will begin Oct. 5 on the road against the Boston Bruins. Five nights later, the Predators will honor their Western Conference championship with a banner-raising ceremony before their home opener against the Philadelphia Flyers at Bridgestone Arena   Read More ...
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Fairview trio sees dreams come true in Cooperstown
“It was no doubt a dream come true." That was the sentiment shared by twelve-year-old Dylan Hudson, of Fairview, who recently had the opportunity to play in Cooperstown Dreams Park, home of the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame. Hudson and two other Fairview players, Carter Durham and Brady Mangrum, play for the Tennessee Express, a travel baseball team with other players from Dickson and McEwen   Read More ...
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Rexrode: Predators takes judged over a year, and falling hard for hockey
VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFS Stanley Cup Final Game 6 | 4:13 VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFS P.K. Subban talks to the media following Stanley Cup Final loss | 0:30 VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFS Rivalry between P.K. Subban, Sidney Crosby escalating during Stanley Cup Final | 0:46 The Stanley Cup Final previously featured a storyline involving Predators defenseman P   Read More ...
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Calle Jarnkrok among Predators players protected in NHL expansion draft
On June 21, one player is going to be gone from the Nashville Predators thanks to the NHL Expansion Draft. The question is who? Autumn Allison/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee. The rest of Nashville's list is currently unknown and will be publicly released Sunday morning. It is expected that the Predators will use the eight-skater option to shield their top four defensemen — Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis, P   Read More ...
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Predators' Stanley Cup run brought boom to jersey, ticket black market
VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFS Stanley Cup Final Game 6 | 4:13 VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFS P.K. Subban talks to the media following Stanley Cup Final loss | 0:30 VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFS Rivalry between P.K. Subban, Sidney Crosby escalating during Stanley Cup Final | 0:46 The Stanley Cup Final previously featured a storyline involving Predators defenseman P   Read More ...
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Predators, NHL prepare for expansion draft to form Vegas roster
Mayor Barry makes good on a few friendly bets during an end-of-season press conference at Bridgestone Arena Thursday morning. Kyleah Starling, USA Today Network - Tennessee. The Vegas Golden Knights begin play next season as the NHL's 31st franchise. To form Vegas' inaugural roster, the league will hold its first expansion draft in 17 years over the next several days   Read More ...
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Predators' Mike Fisher considering retirement after 17 NHL seasons
Most of the Nashville Predators players took part in the end-of-season media availability to discuss the historic run and potential for the future. Autumn Allison/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee. The conclusion of Mike Fisher's NHL career, whenever that may come, won't be about a past-his-prime old-timer reluctantly accepting reality. Fisher, through a 17-year career that has spanned 1,088 games, has enjoyed a satisfying life in hockey   Read More ...
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Memphis soccer player transferring to NDSU
FARGO—Nicola DePape, a defender who played one season at the University of Memphis, is transferring to North Dakota State to play on the Bison women's soccer team.   Read More ...
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