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John Adams: SEC post-spring synopsis
Published 04/22/2014 at 12:57 a.m.
Now that spring football is behind them, SEC sports fans can turn their attention to track and field. Or they can read my post-spring football synopsis.
John Adams: Dave Hart about to leave his mark on another UT sport
Published 04/19/2014 at 4:23 p.m. 1 Comment
Tennessee fans greet coaching changes with a shrug. What’s one more hire for an athletic program that always seems to be looking for a new something?
John Adams: Pay raise proves UT football isn't all about winning
Published 04/17/2014 at 6:46 p.m. 12 Comments
For those who think college football is all about winning, allow me to introduce Tennessee linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen.
John Adams: UT's next move needs to be as good as Cuonzo Martin's was
Updated 04/15/2014 at 7:58 p.m. 27 Comments
Cuonzo Martin’s great turnaround had a surprise ending.
John Adams: Team 118 should incur fewer mismatches
Published 04/13/2014 at 6:26 p.m. 4 Comments
Spring football games invariably provoke more speculation than conclusions. No matter what you might have gleaned from Tennessee’s Orange and White Game on Saturday, an opponent is required to lend perspective.
John Adams: UT's defense is a quarterback's best friend
Published 04/12/2014 at 8:32 p.m.
Tennessee fans might not know who their starting quarterback will be. But judging from Saturday’s Orange and White spring football game, he’s apt to be sensational — at least when he’s throwing against his own defense.
John Adams: Jalen Hurd standing tall in spring drills
Published 04/10/2014 at 5:01 p.m. 3 Comments
Jalen Hurd looks out of place on Tennessee’s practice field.
John Adams: No matter who starts, UT will be better at quarterback
Published 04/08/2014 at 6:47 p.m. 7 Comments
Suppose Justin Worley begins next season as Tennessee’s starting quarterback.
John Adams: SEC basketball should heat up next season ... for coaches
Published 04/07/2014 at 5:53 p.m. 5 Comments
The basketball season ended with three SEC teams in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, two in the Final Four and one playing for the national championship.
John Adams: UT baseball celebrates Saturday, dominates Sunday
Published 04/06/2014 at 9:04 p.m. 3 Comments
You can’t fully grasp the significance of Tennessee’s 7-0 baseball victory against Vanderbilt on Sunday unless you know what preceded it.
Names to Know: Coaches that might come up in Tennessee's hunt for Cuonzo Martin's replacement
Published 04/15/2014 at 10:21 p.m. 16 Comments
Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will be looking for some of the same traits in a basketball coach as he was a football coach, he said Tuesday afternoon as he began his search for coach Cuonzo Martin’s replacement.
Lady Vols' Jannah Tucker faces possibility of more knee surgery
Published 03/29/2014 at 6:21 p.m. 3 Comments
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The toughest part of Jannah Tucker’s transition to Tennessee involves her surgically repaired knee.
Lady Vols freshmen pointing the way in NCAA tournament
Published 03/20/2014 at 7:20 p.m. 2 Comments
Final Four pursuits often are best entrusted to veteran point guards capable of leading their team over whatever obstacles the NCAA women’s basketball tournament might present.
Holly Warlick not counting on Ariel Massengale for SEC tournament
Published 03/03/2014 at 8:30 p.m. 14 Comments
Tennessee will enter the SEC women’s basketball tournament with momentum and a No. 6 national ranking, but without its starting point guard.
On Dale Ellis' day, he was thinking about his teammates
Published 03/01/2014 at 6:40 p.m. 4 Comments
Dale Ellis had known this day was coming.
Lady Vols focusing on LSU, not South Carolina
Published 02/25/2014 at 9:07 p.m. 2 Comments
Tennessee doesn’t usually need help when it comes to winning SEC championships in women’s basketball. So maybe that’s why coach Holly Warlick is devoting all her attention to LSU, not South Carolina.
Georgia has no answer for Jarnell Stokes' 'monster game'
Published 02/19/2014 at 12:05 a.m. 4 Comments
Georgia coach Mark Fox turned to his bench early and often but never found an answer for Tennessee’s Jarnell Stokes on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena
Scottie Wilbekin starts with steals, finishes with clutch 3 for Florida
Published 02/11/2014 at 11:41 p.m. 2 Comments
Scottie Wilbekin ignited Florida’s fast start and provided the finishing kick down the stretch as the No. 3 Gators defeated Tennessee 67-58 Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Lady Vols No. 1 in preseason softball poll; Tory Lewis won't play senior season
Published 01/21/2014 at 7:49 p.m. 3 Comments
Tennessee will begin the 2014 softball season where it would like to finish. It’s No. 1.
SEC matchup for Friday
Published 11/28/2013 at 5:28 p.m.
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