Tom Brady blew through Kansas City’s exhausted defense on a 75-yard drive to Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard touchdown run that gave New England a 37-31 overtime victory Sunday for the AFC championship.
Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime and the Los Angeles Rams, helped by a huge missed call by the officials, advanced to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Two decades after quarterbacking Tennessee’s last national championship team, Tee Martin is returning to his alma mater as an assistant coach.
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Its loss to Tennessee High didn’t muddy the postseason waters, but Dobyns-Bennett — along with the Vikings and Science Hill, if the Hilltoppers hit a second-half groove — faces a potential roadblock down Knoxville way when the sectional rolls around.
John Michels, a College Football Hall of Famer whose 27 seasons as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach included all four of their Super Bowl appearances, died Thursday in Kingsport.
Collisions, sweat, highs and lows stand between Austin Lewis and the dream of a career in the National Football League. But the former David Crockett standout took the first step this season at Liberty University.
Jim Chaney is returning to Tennessee for a second stint as the Volunteers' offensive coordinator after spending the last three seasons at Georgia. "Jim couldn't be a better fit for our program at the University of Tennessee," Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said Wednesday.
Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and the second-ranked Tigers beat No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game.
On July 1, Virginia-Wise leaves the Mountain East Conference and joins the South Atlantic Conference, becoming the league’s first member from Virginia.
Michael Warren scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 remaining for Cincinnati, whose 35-31 victory Monday ended Virginia Tech’s run of 25 consecutive winning seasons.
A new era began in Dobyns-Bennett football. Gate City basketball and internet sensation Mac McClung thrilled crowds on their way to the school’s first state championship. Those intriguing narratives were the Times News’ top sports stories in 2018.
Mark Richt stepped down as Miami’s football coach on Sunday, saying the move “is in the best interests of the program.”
Blake Austin decided to stay close to home to further his football career. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound lineman from Science Hill High School signed with East Tennessee State on Wednesday afternoon in a ceremony at the new Science Hill Gym.
Ridgeview running back Trenton Adkins was one of only two sophomores to make the 2018 VHSL Class 2 all-state first team, released Tuesday.