Sunday, August 28, 2011

A history of Tennessee football coaches

Derek Dooley is the 12th Tennessee football coach since the arrival of then-captain Robert Reese Neyland in time for the 1926 season.

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

No headline - sp-Summitt

During her history-making coaching career, Pat Summitt has exhorted her Tennessee Lady Vols to play every possession like it was their last.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

NCAA: UT's cooperation in football in 'stark contrast' to basketball's 'failures'

The University of Tennessee's self-imposed penalties and overall cooperation during its 22-month NCAA investigation went a long way toward the program escaping any further penalties from the Committee on Infractions.

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NCAA won't hit UT again

More than two years since the NCAA began investigating its athletic program and nearly one year since the inquiry became public, the University of Tennessee received the closest thing to a happy ending Tuesday.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Pat Summitt diagnosed with early onset dementia

For such a strong figure, Pat Summitt was feeling almost helpless. Months of erratic behavior had left the Tennessee women’s basketball coach bewildered, scared and asking herself “What’s wrong with me?”

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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Manning's availability for Colts' opener in doubt

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay says his team must be prepared to start the season without injured quarterback Peyton Manning, and the club might need to find a veteran backup.

Irsay posted his comments Saturday morning on his Twitter account, less than 12 hours after the Colts lost their eighth straight preseason game.

"We r evaluating the QB sitch,#18 healing but we got 2 b prepared 4 early season possibility without him,defense has 2 pick it up,big time!" Irsay wrote.

During a conference call with reporters, coach Jim Caldwell was asked when he expected Manning to be back. Caldwell hasn't provided a timeline for Manning's return and says he hasn't been cleared to practice.

"Bottom line, we truly do not know when he will be ready," Colts president Bill Polian told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen. "Once the nerves regenerate properly, he'll be ready. When that happens, he'll be ready to ramp up immediately. It's impossible to predict."

Manning, who had surgery to repair a nerve in his neck in May, said Saturday he doesn't expect to play in the Colts' final two preseason games, but hopes to be ready for ...

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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Houston Chronicle: Texas A&M to join SEC

COLLEGE STATION — The Aggie War Hymn is nearly a century old, but the lyrics “Goodbye to Texas University, so long to the orange and the white” today resonate more timely than ever.

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