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Gone-Zo: Martin Leaves Tennessee for California

This afternoon, news broke that Tennessee’s head men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin would be leaving the program to accept the same position at the University of California. Martin had recently turned down a job offer from Marquette, and it appeared that he would remain at Tennessee. It was announced at that time that new contract [...]

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Martin moves on, Tennessee to begin coach search

A little after 1 p.m. today, ESPN broke the news that former Tennessee basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin agreed to take the coaching job at California. This came as a huge shock to Tennessee fans considering that on April 1, Martin turned down the Marquette job and said in a statement, “Tennessee is where I [...]

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Vols’ Stokes to forgo senior season, enter NBA draft

After a season where he averaged a double-double each game and helped get his team to the “Sweet 16,” the run is finally over for Vols forward Jarnell Stokes. At 1 p.m. today, Stokes officially announced in a press conference that he would forgo his senior year and enter the NBA draft. “I want to [...]

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Offensive linemen lead the way at Vols’ pro day

The University of Tennessee held it’s NFL Pro Day this morning at the Robert White Indoor Practice field in the Anderson Training Center. Scouts from all 32 NFL teams were in attendance to see what skills the Vols had to offer for the next level this year. Most attention was on the offensive lineman, as [...]

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7 things to do in Knoxville over Spring Break

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TNJN Spotlight: Local talent showcased monthly at downtown venue

The Square Room, located in downtown Knoxville at 4 Market Square, will be showcasing a variety of local bands on the first Wednesday of every month with doors opening at 8 p.m. The Square Room Showcase began in November 2013 and held its fourth consecutive event on Wednesday, March 5; featuring local bands such as [...]

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Preview: Tennessee vs. Missouri, Must-Win Senior Day for Vols

Tennessee’s basketball team will play its biggest game of the season tomorrow. The Vols are on the NCAA tournament’s proverbial bubble for the third consecutive year under head coach Cuonzo Martin. They come into the game at 19-11 (10-7) and will take on the Missouri Tigers, who are 21-9 (9-8). Saturday’s game is likely a [...]

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Martin, Vols Seeking NCAA Tournament Bid

As Selection Sunday approaches, the senior laden Tennessee Volunteers are seated firmly on the same bubble that has eluded them the last two seasons. In Head Coach Cuonzo Martin’s first two years at the helm, the Vols have been left out of the NCAA tournament and selected to play in the NIT tournament. While it [...]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Rain Delayed Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. crossed the finish line first on Sunday night to win his second Daytona 500. On a soggy day full of drizzling rain and thunderstorms, NASCAR was forced to delay the 56th running of its premier race for six hours and 22 minutes. The race, which was scheduled for an early afternoon start, [...]

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Vols destroy Vanderbilt 76-38

The Tennessee Volunteers took down in-state rival Vanderbilt 76-38 on Saturday, in what was the most lopsided SEC game the season. Senior guard Antonio Barton led Tennessee and was the only double-digit scorer in the entire game with 21 points. A special pre-game ceremony for former Tennessee basketball star Dale Ellis took place in Thompson-Boling [...]

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