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Donnie Tyndall shows focus, humor in introductory conference

Precisely one week ago, the seemingly stable men’s basketball program at the University of Tennessee suddenly erupted in chaos when head coach Cuonzo Martin decided to bolt for California. In a week’s time, and after multiple phone calls and broken rumors, the Vols have a new coach. Donnie Tyndall accepted the job last night. He [...]

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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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Top Five Storylines from Vols NCAA Tournament Run

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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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Vols Thrash Gamecocks, 72-53

The men’s basketball team took care of business Saturday in front of 17,215 people at Thompson-Boling Arena. Coming off a tough road loss at Vanderbilt, the Vols rebounded, literally and metaphorically, to pound the South Carolina Gamecocks, 72-53. The win helped the Vols improve to 15-8 (6-4), while South Carolina fell to 8-15 (1-9). Saturday’s [...]

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Tennessee Football Signing Day Recap

Last Wednesday, the University of Tennessee completed its 2014 football signing class. The Vols added 34 total prospects to this year’s upcoming squad. Referred to as “Team 118” by Coach Butch Jones, this year’s team definitely had some holes to fill, coming off a lackluster 5-7 season. Most of its needs were met with the [...]

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Homebound transcends as play for everybody

As the actors and actresses prep themselves to walk out on stage, a confident young writer prepares to present his work to an ever-growing audience. Homebound, written by Brock Ward, will debut Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. in the Clarence Brown Theatre. The play portrays the struggles of a young, mentally-ill girl named Nobody. Through the [...]

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