Mike Strange: Dave Serrano says 'baby step' for Vols is encouraging
Published 4/15/2013 at 7:32 p.m. 4 comments
The ride Saturday from the Lexington hotel to Cliff Hagan Stadium was silent.
Mike Strange: How is UT doing on Dave Hart's mission of comprehensive success?
Published 4/12/2013 at 6:11 p.m. 37 comments
Sprawled across the office wall behind Dave Hart’s desk is a photographic mural. It depicts University of Tennessee athletes in various endeavors.
Mike Strange: Vols' coaches worked their way up
Published 4/4/2013 at 6:53 p.m. 13 comments
They work in a state-of-the-art football palace. Every gadget and gizmo is at their disposal.
Mike Strange: Vols go slow now in order to play fast later
Published 4/3/2013 at 8:32 p.m. 18 comments
The design is to play fast football. To gain an edge by wearing down defenses. Make ’em so tired they, well, barf right there on the field.
Mike Strange: Vols have had some special NCAA moments
Published 3/30/2013 at 5:13 p.m. 7 comments
“Bradshaw looks. Still Looking. Throws the ball to Lofton. Lofton in the corner, fall-away for the win ... GOOD!”
Mike Strange: Tennessee has resources but no Final Fours
Updated 3/28/2013 at 1:06 p.m. 36 comments
Now it gets serious. After allowing us three days to catch our breath, the men’s NCAA basketball tournament resumes tonight.
Mike Strange: If the 3-pointer strikes during March Madness, you may be out
Published 3/26/2013 at 7:28 p.m. 6 comments
Two basketball teams meet in a strange gym on short notice. The stakes are all or nothing. It’s called March Madness.
Mike Strange: In many ways, things seem same after Cunozo Martin's second season
Updated 3/24/2013 at 2:02 p.m. 50 comments
The benchmark of a successful season in sports is that you’re either playing for championships or gaining ground on doing so.
Mike Strange: NIT spells another disappointing end for Vols
Updated 3/21/2013 at 9:15 a.m. 20 comments
Tennessee got Robert Morrissed on Wednesday night, without bothering with a trip to Robert Morris.
Mike Strange: Competition every rep is Butch Jones' message to Vols
Published 3/19/2013 at 9:50 p.m. 12 comments
To a street-clothes, sideline observer, the subtleties of a football practice are hard to fathom.
Mike Strange: An immodest proposal to promote NIT's battle for relevance
Published 3/18/2013 at 6:58 p.m. 40 comments
March Madness Pop Quiz: Can anybody out there name the NIT defending champion?
Mike Strange: Another NCAA near-miss ups the ante for Cuonzo Martin, Vols in 2014
Published 3/17/2013 at 9:59 p.m. 72 comments
So Tennessee’s men were rejected Sunday, told their body of work from a Nov. 9 tipoff through Friday’s SEC tournament exit wasn’t good enough.
Mike Strange: Missed shots may mean a missed shot
Published 3/15/2013 at 8:10 p.m. 12 comments
NASHVILLE — At first Friday, everything went in.
Mike Strange: No more sitting for Vols' Quinton Chievous
Published 3/14/2013 at 10:02 p.m. 7 comments
NASHVILLE — Be ready. No matter what, be ready.
Mike Strange: Jarnell Stokes motivated to 'dominate more' at SEC tournament
Published 3/13/2013 at 6:32 p.m. 8 comments
NASHVILLE — If Tennessee plans to hang around Bridgestone Arena long enough to leave an impression this week, the Vols, among other things, have to let the big dog eat.
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