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Tennessee football team wins SEC Sportsmanship Award

Tennessee football team wins SEC Sportsmanship Award

June 17th, 2013 2:37 pm by Staff Report

Following its response to the injury suffered by South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore during a game, Tennessee's football team was among the recipients of the sixth annual SEC Sportsmanship Awards.

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Former star NFL receiver Johnson apologizes to judge, let out of jail

Former star NFL receiver Johnson apologizes to judge, let out of jail

June 17th, 2013 2:19 pm by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week, and his immediate release from jail was ordered.

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Carson-Newman car to hit BMS high banks

Carson-Newman car to hit BMS high banks

June 17th, 2013 1:41 pm by Staff Report

Front Row Motorsports and Carson-Newman on Monday announced a one-race partnership for the No. 35 Ford Fusion, which will be driven by Josh Wise during the Irwin Tools Night Race on Aug. 24.

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Former Vol Berry a fan of UT coach Jones

Former Vol Berry a fan of UT coach Jones

June 17th, 2013 6:50 am by Dave Link, govolsxtra

Eric Berry is on board with the direction of Tennessee football under new coach Butch Jones. That probably was not the case a couple of years ago when Derek Dooley was coach of the Volunteers.

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Manu Ginobili sparks Spurs to Game 5 win

Manu Ginobili sparks Spurs to Game 5 win

June 16th, 2013 11:05 pm by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

SAN ANTONIO — With the old Manu Ginobili back, the San Antonio Spurs looked like champs again. One more victory and their Big Three, not Miami’s, will be the one that rules the NBA.

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Cox beats Cohen in playoff to win Graysburg Hills Amateur

Cox beats Cohen in playoff to win Graysburg Hills Amateur

June 16th, 2013 10:00 pm by Pat Kenney

It wasn't quite the U.S. Open, but Carlson Cox felt like it was after he parred the first playoff hole to beat Nick Cohen and earn his second Graysburg Hills Amateur championship in the past three years on Sunday.

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Rose wins U.S. Open, more heartache for Mickelson

Rose wins U.S. Open, more heartache for Mickelson

June 16th, 2013 8:54 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Justin Rose captured his first major championship on Sunday with remarkable calm and three pure shots on the punishing closing holes at Merion to become the first Englishman in 43 years to win America's national championship.

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Force ends drought, claims Funny Car victory No. 135 at Thunder Valley Nationals

Force ends drought, claims Funny Car victory No. 135 at Thunder Valley Nationals

June 16th, 2013 8:31 pm by Dave Ongie

Rodger Brogdon's win Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals was his first career Pro Stock victory. Steve Torrence’s Top Fuel win was his first this season. But neither man was more relieved than John Force, who ended a long slump.

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Leeper wins 100 at U.S. Paralympic nationals

Leeper wins 100 at U.S. Paralympic nationals

June 16th, 2013 6:58 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport's Blake Leeper sped to victory Saturday night in the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Nationals at Trinity University.

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NHRA Notes: Greeneville's Johnson falls short of first Pro Stock win at Thunder Valley

NHRA Notes: Greeneville's Johnson falls short of first Pro Stock win at Thunder Valley

June 16th, 2013 6:45 pm by Dave Ongie

Allen Johnson entered his home track with high hopes of scoring his first NHRA Pro Stock victory at Bristol Dragway on Sunday. The Greeneville native's hopes were dashed on a hole shot.

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