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John Adams: Renfroes make mark in regional
Published 05/19/2013 at 10:03 p.m. 3 Comments
You didn’t need a radar gun to figure out that Ivy Renfroe was throwing hard Sunday afternoon at Lee Stadium. The slight discoloration and puffiness of Hannah Akamine’s left hand were just as telling.
John Adams: UT baseball takes 'baby step,' still needs leaps of improvement
Updated 05/18/2013 at 10:32 p.m. 8 Comments
Tennessee weathered intermittent rain and overcame a four-run deficit to beat Texas A&M on Saturday afternoon at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
John Adams: Hurd's commitment makes Beech a Tennessee team
Published 05/17/2013 at 5:39 p.m. 51 Comments
The Beech Buccaneers are about to become the third most popular football team in Tennessee. And that has nothing to do with the program’s 2012 state championship.
John Adams: New coach, recruits big draws for spring game
Published 04/19/2013 at 7:10 p.m. 17 Comments
Colleague Mike Strange has no trouble remembering Tennessee’s most popular spring football game.
John Adams: Mack Brown still has championship aspirations
Published 04/18/2013 at 7:05 p.m. 29 Comments
Good thing Will Muschamp got the head-coaching job at Florida a couple of years ago. He might have grown old waiting for Mack Brown to retire at Texas.
John Adams: For Butch Jones, it's been access supplied during his time at Tennessee
Published 04/16/2013 at 8:04 p.m. 43 Comments
Butch Jones’ work day was expected to run late Tuesday evening. But it didn’t include football.
John Adams: Vols making progress one detail at a time
Published 04/13/2013 at 9:25 p.m. 7 Comments
Tennessee coach Butch Jones knows how to capitalize on an opportunity. So when quarterback Nathan Peterman provided him with one Saturday afternoon, hardly a second was wasted.
John Adams: New staff won over Daniel Hood with its love for the game
Published 04/11/2013 at 9:03 p.m. 15 Comments
Daniel Hood would have faced a tough decision if Tennessee hadn’t made a coaching change after last season.
John Adams: UT quarterback race might not end in September
Published 04/09/2013 at 6:15 p.m. 42 Comments
Tennessee isn’t sure who its next starting quarterback will be. But it knows who he won’t be.
John Adams: UConn one big victory shy of Lady Vols
Published 04/08/2013 at 7:55 p.m. 39 Comments
The Tennessee-Connecticut women’s basketball rivalry will resume tonight in New Orleans with a slight variation. Tennessee won’t be there.
Loss of Melissa Davin hurts UT speed and power
Updated 05/16/2013 at 7:44 p.m. 3 Comments
Tennessee has one of the best lineups in college softball, but that doesn’t make co-head coach Ralph Weekly feel any better about the loss of junior first baseman Melissa Davin as his team opens play against Longwood in the Knoxville ...
Louisville doesn't get shortchanged on celebration
Published 04/01/2013 at 5:57 p.m. 2 Comments
OKLAHOMA CITY — Louisville is still a victory short of the Final Four. But it didn’t let that get in the way of its celebration.
Baylor not the only ones 'stunned' by upset
Published 03/31/2013 at 11:05 p.m. 76 Comments
OKLAHOMA CITY — Dean Lockwood could have been speaking for the entire Baylor team Sunday evening.
UT assistants fired up at thought of full recruiting year
Published 02/06/2013 at 10 p.m. 46 Comments
A 31-day, whirlwind recruiting race left Tennessee's new football coaching staff looking forward to a longer race. And they won't have to wait for the start.
Lady Vols "would be lucky" to have Williams against LSU
Published 02/05/2013 at 8:32 p.m. 6 Comments
Pratt Pavilion resembled an auxiliary training room Tuesday as Tennessee began preparation for its women's basketball game at LSU.
Butch Jones selling UT tradition and new staff to recruits
Updated 01/18/2013 at 2:56 p.m. 52 Comments
Coach Butch Jones will be selling the old and new Tennessee when he meets with football recruits this weekend.
John Adams: CAK QB Charlie High still thinking big despite recruiting rejections
Published 01/14/2013 at 7:20 p.m. 68 Comments
Charlie High once thought the recruiting process might be fun.
MTSU showed its stamina well against Lady Vols
Published 11/28/2012 at 11:58 p.m. 4 Comments
Player depth rarely has mattered less at Thompson-Boling Arena than it did Wednesday evening.
Jim Chaney again giving continuity for Vols
Updated 11/19/2012 at 6:28 a.m. 2 Comments
As Tennessee's football world tilted again, offensive coordinator Jim Chaney shifted into an expanded role Sunday.
Connor Shaw latest QB to pile up yards on Vols
Published 10/27/2012 at 7:44 p.m. 25 Comments
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tennessee was two plays into what had the makings of a glorious goal-line stand when South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw scored with ridiculous ease on third down.
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