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Vols looking to make statement early in tough opener at Xavier

Vols looking to make statement early in tough opener at Xavier

November 11th, 2013 9:27 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Tennessee men's basketball team opens the 2013-14 season at Xavier on Tuesday. The Volunteers are hoping to get off to a fast start and end a two-year absence from the NCAA tournament.

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Marshall, special teams power No. 7 Tigers past Vols

Marshall, special teams power No. 7 Tigers past Vols

November 9th, 2013 3:19 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Nick Marshall gained 214 of Auburn's 444 yards rushing Saturday and the seventh-ranked Tigers scored on a punt return and kickoff return in a 55-23 victory over Tennessee.

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Sheriff's employee suspended over UT game tickets

Sheriff's employee suspended over UT game tickets

November 9th, 2013 12:54 pm by Associated Press

A Knox County Sheriff's Office employee was suspended after he seized tickets from Georgia fans at Neyland Stadium and gave them to other people.

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Lady Vols rally from halftime deficit to defeat Middle Tennessee

Lady Vols rally from halftime deficit to defeat Middle Tennessee

November 9th, 2013 12:21 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison scored 13 points and the fourth-ranked Tennessee women's basketball team rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat Middle Tennessee 67-57 on Friday night in the season opener.

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No. 7 Auburn expecting tough test at Tennessee

No. 7 Auburn expecting tough test at Tennessee

November 8th, 2013 5:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Auburn believes Tennessee is better than its record indicates. The seventh-ranked Tigers want to make sure the Volunteers don't prove that this week.

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Auburn’s rise no surprise to Vols coaches Thigpen, Martinez

Auburn’s rise no surprise to Vols coaches Thigpen, Martinez

November 7th, 2013 7:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Auburn’s resurgence in the SEC doesn’t surprise Tommy Thigpen and Willie Martinez, two Tennessee assistant football coaches who worked under Gene Chizik on the Tigers’ staff last season.

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On the road again: No. 4 Lady Vols open season away from home for second straight year

On the road again: No. 4 Lady Vols open season away from home for second straight year

November 7th, 2013 4:21 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee began the post-Pat Summitt era by losing to Chattanooga last year in its basketball season opener, and the fourth-ranked Lady Vols are once again preparing to begin the season against an instate opponent on the road.

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Tennessee freshman QB Dobbs eager to show how much he’s learned

Tennessee freshman QB Dobbs eager to show how much he’s learned

November 6th, 2013 12:20 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs has a reputation as a quick learner on the field and in the classroom. Now the freshman is eager to show just how much of an education he received last week in his first career start.

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Lady Vols coaches' preseason favorite in SEC

Lady Vols coaches' preseason favorite in SEC

November 5th, 2013 2:55 pm by Associated Press

Southeastern Conference women's basketball coaches tabbed Tennessee the preseason favorite to win the league title and named Lady Vols guard Meighan Simmons the preseason player of the year.

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Jones vows to make Vols tougher

Jones vows to make Vols tougher

November 4th, 2013 5:12 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones is challenging his football team's toughness amid concerns the Volunteers are wearing down as they play their fifth straight game against a ranked opponent.

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