Mike Strange: Mike Anderson moved to SEC, then Cuonzo Martin followed
Published 2/15/2012 at 11:36 p.m. 9 comments
The SEC's two new basketball coaches met on the sidelines Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, their teams on even footing at tipoff.
UT AD Dave Hart wants to put athletes first
Published 2/15/2012 at 3:06 p.m. 38 comments
Dave Hart applauded his predecessor for the University of Tennessee's enhanced athletic facilities, but there's still work to be done, he told the Big Orange Tipoff Club at its weekly luncheon Wednesday.
Mike Strange: UT fans can now direct their passion toward the court
Published 1/27/2012 at 9:48 p.m. 4 comments
Roughly a year has passed since the last time Tennessee played Auburn in basketball. You'll need a new scorecard to keep up with the changes, on and off the court.
Former Tennessee AD: Threats led family to flee
Updated 1/27/2012 at 11:52 a.m. 79 comments
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Former University of Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton said he received threats last spring that led him to move his family out of Knoxville briefly.
Former Tennessee AD Mike Hamilton received threats, had police protection, moved family out of town last spring
Published 1/27/2012 at 8:06 a.m. 82 comments
Former University of Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton was in Chattanooga on Thursday to promote awareness for his new venture as president of U.S. Operations for Nashville-based charity Blood:Water Mission, a nonprofit organization that addresses the HIV/AIDS and water crises ...
Mike Strange: Top 10 local sports stories of 2011
Published 12/31/2011 at 7:08 p.m. 1 comment
As we ring out the old year, 2011, a moment of silence is in order. What a newsy year it was and much of it not good.
Mike Strange: Top 10 UT stories not involving football, basketball
Updated 12/30/2011 at 8:44 p.m. 7 comments
Quite a year it's been for University of Tennessee sports and primarily not in a good way.
John Adams: 2012 highlights include Peyton Manning retires, ESPNO launched
Published 12/24/2011 at 5:43 p.m. 41 comments
With only seven more days left in 2011, it's time to look ahead to 2012:
Andrew Gribble: Southern Cal, Ohio State, UT are forever intertwined thanks to NCAA
Published 12/24/2011 at 4:40 p.m. 18 comments
Three mighty athletic programs.
Mark Wiedmer: UT’s Martin a blessing for Vols baskeball
Published 11/24/2011 at 6:41 a.m. 51 comments
Thanksgiving is the day to recognize big blessings. Family. Friends. Health. Your job — if you’re lucky enough to still have one. Our good fortune to live in this great nation, whatever its struggles at the moment.
Mike Strange: Tough times to be a UT football fan
Published 10/23/2011 at 10:55 p.m. 115 comments
If you haven't read the message boards since Saturday night, I'll give you a sample:
Mike Hamilton named president of U.S. operations for Blood:Water Mission
Updated 10/6/2011 at 9:45 p.m. 60 comments
Mike Hamilton has found the next season in his life and it has nothing to do with college athletics.
Bruce Pearl's 'business decisions' upset former assistants
Updated 9/28/2011 at 11:36 p.m. 89 comments
It's not the Hatfields and the McCoys; it's the former Tennessee men's basketball coaching staff embroiled in a family feud of sorts.
New UT athletic director Dave Hart's annual salary is $775,000
Updated 9/5/2011 at 10:56 p.m. 39 comments
Dave Hart didn't expect to be sitting behind a microphone Monday night, orange tie around his neck and Tennessee backdrop behind him, as the school's new vice chancellor of athletics.
All quiet on AD front as Dave Hart mulls his options
Published 9/2/2011 at 9:21 p.m. 16 comments
One day after both Tennessee and Alabama acknowledged that Crimson Tide executive director of athletics Dave Hart was having "conversations" with UT about its vacant vice chancellor of athletics position, both schools remained mum Friday while he continued to mull ...