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UT's DeBord savoring his return to college coaching

UT's DeBord savoring his return to college coaching

April 11th, 2015 3:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's Mike DeBord is helping coach a college team in spring practice for the first time since finishing his second stint as Michigan's offensive coordinator in 2007.

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High-profile coaching hires could improve SEC basketball depth

High-profile coaching hires could improve SEC basketball depth

April 10th, 2015 3:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

SEC schools want to make sure they have more than just a couple of men's basketball programs capable of making long NCAA tournament runs each season. And they're paying big money to try to do it.

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Barnes eager for chance to provide stability to Tennessee

Barnes eager for chance to provide stability to Tennessee

April 8th, 2015 7:39 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Rick Barnes believes he can provide stability for a Tennessee program that has undergone plenty of recent coaching turnover. His track record also suggests he can produce immediate results.

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Upgrade: UT boasts four returning offensive linemen

Upgrade: UT boasts four returning offensive linemen

April 3rd, 2015 8:02 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's collection of playmakers on offense has created plenty of offseason excitement, but the Vols won't take a big leap forward unless they get dramatic improvement from their line.

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Tariq Owens' dad says freshman plans to leave Tennessee

Tariq Owens' dad says freshman plans to leave Tennessee

April 3rd, 2015 9:29 am by Staff Report

he father of Tennessee forward Tariq Owens says the 6-foot-10 freshman is seeking his release and plans to transfer. Renard Owens said Thursday that his son made the decision after meeting with new Tennessee coach Rick Barnes.

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BMS giving loyal customers first dibs on Battle tickets

BMS giving loyal customers first dibs on Battle tickets

April 1st, 2015 12:38 am by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Bristol Motor Speedway on Tuesday announced that it is giving its loyal customers the first chance when it comes to acquiring tickets for the Battle at Bristol football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech.

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Update: Tennessee hires former Texas coach Barnes

Update: Tennessee hires former Texas coach Barnes

March 31st, 2015 11:15 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. Tennessee announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an "elite basketball coach in every respect." The agreement is for six years at $2.25 million annually.

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Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final

Maryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final

March 30th, 2015 11:56 pm by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

SPOKANE, Wash. - Maryland is going back to consecutive Final Fours and for the second straight year the Terrapins pushed aside Tennessee to get there.

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Reports: Tennessee close to deal with ex-Texas coach Barnes

Reports: Tennessee close to deal with ex-Texas coach Barnes

March 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Grant Ramey, The Daily Times (AP)

Multiple media outlets reported Monday afternoon that Tennessee has offered a contract to former Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes and that the two sides were close to an agreement.

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Lady Vols, Terps meet in another high-stakes game

Lady Vols, Terps meet in another high-stakes game

March 30th, 2015 1:00 am by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

The expectation was placed on Holly Warlick the moment she was tabbed as Pat Summitt's successor at Tennessee. Competing for a national title was the baseline and, even with the transition, the standard for defining success didn't change.

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