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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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Surrealist Film Festival Timeline

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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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Japan Week highlights food, sword play, dances

The International House celebrated the best of Japanese culture this week with movies, tea, a cooking demonstration and performances. The movie shown Monday was Tokyo Sonata, a film about the lives of a family during the years following the Japanese recession of the early 1990s and the struggles they endured because of it. Snacks and [...]

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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 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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Lady Vols Go Hog Wild in Second Half

  Coming off the heels of a victory at Texas A&M, the Lady Vols returned to action Thursday night to take on a hungry Arkansas Lady Razorbacks squad. In front of a rowdy Thompson-Boling Arena, Tennessee embarked on an adventure of two halves before finally claiming a 70-60 victory. Desperate for a conference win, the [...]

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Rhinos! charge to forefront of Knoxville Battle of the Bands

Amongst a thick layer of cigarette smoke and excited fans, bands from around Knoxville gathered together in the Longbranch Saloon on Cumberland Ave. Saturday Jan. 25 from 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. to test their musical mettle in the Knoxville Battle of the Bands presented by Gorilla Music. Headlining the act was none other than The Rhinos!, [...]

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McClung museum offers family event day

McClung Museum opened its doors Saturday, Nov. 2 for another family activity day. The free event spotlighted the museum’s Pueblo-to-Pueblo exhibit and featured pottery clay-related activities along with tours of the museum. The museum has done family activity days for about a year said Debbie Woodiel, a museum employee. The museum will start having the [...]

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