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UT football greats Eddie Brown and Larry Seivers to speak in Greeneville

UT football greats Eddie Brown and Larry Seivers to speak in Greeneville

July 9th, 2015 2:15 pm by Tammy Kinser, Community Contributor

The Greene County Partnership Tourism Sports Council will welcome Tennessee Volunteer football legends Eddie Brown and Larry Seivers as the speakers for its annual luncheon.

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Tennessee enters new era with Nike

Tennessee enters new era with Nike

July 1st, 2015 7:25 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE - Tennessee is opening its doors to the Nike swoosh while bidding farewell to the Lady Vols nickname and logo in all but one sport.

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New coaches, talented freshmen to add intrigue to SEC hoops

New coaches, talented freshmen to add intrigue to SEC hoops

June 30th, 2015 12:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The other newcomers are Tennessee's Rick Barnes, Mississippi State's Ben Howland and Alabama's Avery Johnson. Barnes reached the NCAA tournament 16 times in his 17 seasons at Texas.

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Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

June 29th, 2015 10:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn't have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball program.

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UT's move toward branding consistency causes rift

UT's move toward branding consistency causes rift

June 26th, 2015 10:20 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's decision to eliminate the Lady Vols nickname in all sports but basketball is the latest move in a nationwide trend of schools moving away from separate team monikers for men and women. The difference this time is the level of protests.

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Four awarded Peyton Manning Scholarships

Four awarded Peyton Manning Scholarships

June 22nd, 2015 7:30 pm by Associated Press

Alayna Cameron of Cookeville, Ainsley Ellington of Alcoa, Jason Liang of Collierville and Michael Lidwin of Chantilly, Va., are the 2015 winners of the University of Tennessee's Peyton Manning Scholarship.

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UT, Georgia Tech to meet in hoops starting this season

UT, Georgia Tech to meet in hoops starting this season

June 19th, 2015 3:00 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee men's basketball team will play Georgia Tech in a four-year series starting November in Atlanta, Vols coach Rick Barnes announced.

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Ex-Vols coach Tyndall's career in wrestling short-lived

Ex-Vols coach Tyndall's career in wrestling short-lived

June 14th, 2015 6:50 pm by Associated Press

For one night, former Tennessee men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall was a "guest coach" for New Heavenly Bodies with Global Force Wrestling, debuting Saturday at Smokies Park.

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Texas probing allegations of academic misconduct in men's hoops program

Texas probing allegations of academic misconduct in men's hoops program

June 10th, 2015 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Texas has contacted the NCAA as the school investigates allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball program during the tenure of Rick Barnes, now at Tennessee.

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Tennessee grants walk-on guard Bonds release

Tennessee grants walk-on guard Bonds release

June 9th, 2015 6:07 pm by Associated Press

Walk-on point guard Braxton Bonds has been granted his release by Tennessee and is leaving the Volunteers' basketball program.

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