Basket Case - http://blogs.knoxnews.com/fleser/
Dan Fleser on the Lady Vols.
Evan's Eleven - http://blogs.knoxnews.com/woodbery/
Evan Woodbery on UT football.
The List - http://blogs.knoxnews.com/mckinney/
Marlon McKinney compiles daily links about the Vols.
The Mighty Quinn - http://blogs.knoxnews.com/quinn/
Brendan Quinn on UT basketball.
The Vol Historian - http://blogs.knoxnews.com/mattingly/
Tom Mattingly writes on Vol history.
When You're Strange - http://blogs.knoxnews.com/strange/
Mike Strange on UT sports.
"Intriguing Phone Calls"
Updated 5/21/2013 at 9:01 a.m.
There were a great many intriguing phone calls received in a past life with the UTAD. One came several months after a Vanderbilt game at Neyland Stadium sometime in the 1990s. The man on the other end of the line ...
Vol Stuff (5/21/13)
Updated 5/21/2013 at 7:42 a.m.
BuTch confident in Vols' strength & conditioning staffhttp://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/may/21/jones-confident-in-vols-strength-staff/?sports Best Vol team tourney final - 1997 versus 1998http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2013/5/20/4348102/best-vol-team-finals-1998-vs-1997 Big Orange Caravan rolls into Tri-Citieshttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/052013aab.html Lady Vol Erica Popson ready for individual NCAA golf tourneyhttp://www.utsports.com/sports/w-golf/spec-rel/052013aaa.html VFL program in the communityhttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/052013aac.html SEC stats...
"Chronicling the Game"
Updated 5/20/2013 at 7:47 p.m.
Could sportswriters write like this today or even want to? See for yourself. Fred Russell of the Nashville Banner penned these immortal words after the 1937 Tennessee-Vanderbilt game. "KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 13, 1937--Vanderbilt whaled away at Tennessee with almost brutal ...
Vol Stuff (5/20/13)
Updated 5/20/2013 at 7:39 a.m.
BuTch lands an in-state 2016 commitmenthttp://www.rockytoptalk.com/2013/5/19/4347098/tennessee-recruiting-16-prospect-middleton-gives-vols-some-big-early Vol football team tourney 1998 versus 1995http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2013/5/17/4337868/best-vol-team-semifinals-1998-vs-1995 1985 versus 1997http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2013/5/17/4340522/best-vol-team-semifinals-1985-vs-1997 VFL Chuck Smith working with Auburn defensive linemenhttp://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/article/20130519/SPORTS0402/305190025?nclick_check=1 Lady Vols head to super regionalshttp://tennessee.scout.com/2/1292917.html Celebration of life; Stokley Athletics Center (Marvin West)http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx Mizzou...
"Writing Something Memorable"
Updated 5/19/2013 at 5:21 p.m.
You never heard of Ron Zavala? Well, you have now. There's a book on the shelf titled "The Best American Sports Writing." It's ©2008, William Nack, editor. There are similar volumes every year. Each volume is full to the brim ...
Vol Stuff (5/19/13)
Updated 5/19/2013 at 7:58 a.m.
BuTch stays on constant go in rebuilding Volshttp://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/may/19/jones-stays-on-go-in-rebuilding-vols/?sports BuTch trying to restore the heartbeat to Tennessee footballhttp://www.nooga.com/161594/jones-working-hard-to-give-tennessee-football-back-its-heartbeat/ Vol golfers advance to NCAA golf championship tourneyhttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-golf/recaps/051813aae.html Lady Vols win squeaker to advance in NCAA softball tourneyhttp://www.utsports.com/sports/w-softbl/recaps/051813aaa.html Vols stopped by Virginia in...
"The Good Old Days"
Updated 5/18/2013 at 7:55 p.m.
Found some helpful "suggestions" for Vol fans in a copy of an old game program, probably from the 1930s. Boy, these "good old days" sure were good, or so it seemed. SOFT DRINK REGULATIONS: "The Athletic Council voted to continue ...
Vol Stuff (5/18/13)
Updated 5/18/2013 at 11:28 a.m.
Vol netters take on Virginia today in NCAA tennis tourney, first serve 1pmEThttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/051513aad.html Lady Vols win round 1 NCAA tourney gamehttp://tennessee.scout.com/2/1292573.html Diamond Vols miss SEC tourneyhttp://tennessee.247sports.com/Article/Baseball-Tennessee-Vols-knocked-out-of-SEC-touranment-race-131221 Video of Big Orange Caravan stop in Chattanoogahttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/051813aaa.html Oklahoma State blocks QB from transferring...
"Embellished by the Telling"
Updated 5/17/2013 at 12:14 p.m.
Sometimes the cheers are for someone else, even if there's a game going on. The year was 1928. Tennessee was playing Alabama at Tuscaloosa, the famed 15-13 win that set the Vols on the path to gridiron glory. Lost in ...
Vol Stuff (5/17/13)
Updated 5/17/2013 at 7:22 a.m.
BuTch energizing Vol fan basehttp://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/may/17/jones-energizing-vols-big-fan-base/?sports BuTch has good track record in close gameshttp://www.rockytoptalk.com/2013/5/16/4335624/butch-jones-close-games-and-the-fourth-quarter-comeback Vols targeting Ohio for football recruitshttp://tennessee.247sports.com/Article/Noah-Furbush-Succeeds-On-Off-Football-Field-130894 Dave Hart a big fan of BuTch Joneshttp://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/may/17/tennessee-ad-already-big-jones-fan/?sportscollege Vols advance in NCAA tennis championshiphttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/051613aaa.html Vols currently 4th in NCAA golf regionalhttp://www.utsports.com/sports/m-golf/recaps/051613aac.html ...
Tennessee's Haslam Field getting post-spring turf makeover
Updated 5/9/2013 at 12:39 p.m.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- When I tweeted out photos of the new turf being installed at Haslam Field, the Vols' outdoor practice area, I received an almost universal response:What are they doing with the old turf and how do I...
With Daniel Gray gone, Eric Gordon's future in doubt, a look at UT's defensive backs
Updated 5/9/2013 at 12:34 p.m.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Sophomore cornerback Daniel Gray, who earned a start in Tennessee's beleaguered secondary as a true freshman in 2012, is no longer with the Vols.The departure alters Tennessee's roster outlook and also further depletes the shrinking 2012 signing...
Tennessee one of 23 profitable athletic departments in NCAA
Updated 5/8/2013 at 10:16 a.m.
According to a USA TODAY Sports financial analysis, just 23 of 228 athletics departments at NCAA Division I public schools -- including Tennessee and eight other programs from the SEC -- generated enough revenue to cover their expenses in 2011-12....
Vanderbilt assistant responds angrily after Butch Jones references stadium size in tweet
Updated 4/25/2013 at 2:43 p.m.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- We've scrupulously documented the various Twitter tussles involving Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin (here and here, for example), but now Vandy assistants are getting into the act.This Vandy-UT game on Nov. 23 is going to be a...
With latest commitment, Vols continue to stock up on tight ends
Updated 4/24/2013 at 9:25 a.m.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Tennessee coach Butch Jones and his offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian made it clear from the moment they arrived here that they really like athletic, pass-catching tight ends.And they didn't think the Vols had enough on their...