About Evan Woodbery
BiographyEvan Woodbery joined the News Sentinel in August 2012 to cover Tennessee football. He previously covered athletic programs at three other SEC schools -- Auburn, South Carolina and Alabama. Woodbery grew up in Bay Village, Ohio, and graduated from Germantown High School outside of Memphis.
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Charge against sports talk host Chris Treece is dropped, attorney says
Published 06/26/2014 at 1:57 p.m. 5 Comments
Prosecutors agreed on Thursday to dismiss a charge of domestic assault against former Tennessee football player and sports talk host Chris Treece, Treece’s attorney told the News Sentinel.
Knoxville World Cup ratings up, but still lag most of country
Published 06/24/2014 at 7:35 p.m.
Knoxville is no longer in last place in World Cup television ratings among major markets.
Peyton Manning meets with Vols, thinks team is 'going in the right direction'
Published 06/23/2014 at 8:59 p.m. 4 Comments
After a round of golf Monday morning, Peyton Manning planned to head over to the Tennessee football complex for two days of meetings and workouts with the Vols.
Butch Jones helps celebrate local Boys and Girls Club in Greeneville
Published 06/23/2014 at 8:28 p.m.
GREENEVILLE — The first two items Butch Jones was asked to autograph on Monday night were bricks.
[Video] Peyton Manning praises 'hard-working' Butch Jones, plans to speak to team during visit
Published 06/23/2014 at 9:33 a.m. 19 Comments
After a round of golf Monday morning, Peyton Manning plans to head over to the Tennessee football complex for two days of meetings and workouts with the Vols.
USA's first World Cup match put Knoxville in unfamiliar TV ratings spot: Last place
Published 06/21/2014 at 5:51 p.m.
The Knoxville television market consistently produces some of the highest ratings for sporting events in the nation, especially when it comes to college football.
Tennessee men's basketball team wins sportsmanship award
Published 06/19/2014 at 2:18 p.m. 2 Comments
The Tennessee men’s basketball team was given an SEC Sportsmanship Award for its display of compassion and encouragement to Iowa coach Fran McCaffery during the NCAA Tournament in March.
Former Vol Janzen Jackson facing murder charge in California
Updated 06/17/2014 at 6:34 p.m. 20 Comments
Former Tennessee defensive back Janzen Jackson, one of the most coveted recruits in the nation only five years ago, has been sitting in jail since last September on $1 million bond, charged with strangling his mother’s boyfriend in California.
Greg McMichael, former Atlanta Braves pitching charity golf tournament in Knoxville on July 21
Published 06/17/2014 at 5:58 p.m.
Former Tennessee and Atlanta Braves pitcher Greg McMichael was back in his hometown of Knoxville on Monday when he heard the news that one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball history had passed away.
UT's 2012-13 athletic department fiscal budget was 10th highest in country
Published 06/14/2014 at 7:08 p.m. 7 Comments
When USA Today unveiled its massive database of college athletic departments, the numbers showed Tennessee’s department with a massive budget, but an unusually heavy reliance on subsidies from the university.
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