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Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer to be Food City 500 co-grand marshals

Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer to be Food City 500 co-grand marshals

March 10th, 2014 5:13 pm by Staff Report

Though their teams won't meet at Bristol until 2016, the coaches of two of the nation's tradition-rich football programs - Butch Jones of Tennessee and Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech - will be together at Sunday's Food City 500.

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Simmons, Lady Vols edge Wildcats for 17th SEC tournament championship

Simmons, Lady Vols edge Wildcats for 17th SEC tournament championship

March 9th, 2014 6:20 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Meighan Simmons scored 17 points, including two go-ahead free throws with 1:45 remaining, and No. 6 Tennessee edged 12th-ranked Kentucky 71-70 on Sunday to win another Southeastern Conference women's basketball tournament championship.

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Tennessee rips Missouri 72-45 for fourth straight win

Tennessee rips Missouri 72-45 for fourth straight win

March 8th, 2014 7:32 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.

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Lady Vols top Aggies, reach SEC title game

Lady Vols top Aggies, reach SEC title game

March 8th, 2014 5:14 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 13 rebounds and No. 6 Tennessee held off No. 15 Texas A&M 86-77 on Saturday to earn a spot in the championship game of the SEC women's basketball tournament.

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Vols welcoming return of leader Maggitt

Vols welcoming return of leader Maggitt

March 8th, 2014 3:34 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The leader of Tennessee's football team is a guy who didn't play at all last year: junior linebacker Curt Maggitt, who tore the ACL in his right knee in November 2012.

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Jones optimistic about Vols QB competition as spring practice opens

Jones optimistic about Vols QB competition as spring practice opens

March 7th, 2014 10:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The presence of four healthy quarterbacks gives Tennessee coach Butch Jones reason for optimism that the Volunteers could have better results this season as they kicked off spring practice Friday.

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Majors in stable condition after heart procedure

Majors in stable condition after heart procedure

March 7th, 2014 10:32 pm by Associated Press

Former Tennessee football star and coach Johnny Majors is in stable condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a heart valve procedure.

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Harrison, Simmons, Graves rally Lady Vols over LSU in SEC quarterfinals

Harrison, Simmons, Graves rally Lady Vols over LSU in SEC quarterfinals

March 7th, 2014 10:27 pm by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points, Meighan Simmons and Bashaara Graves each added 14 and No. 6 Tennessee used an overpowering late run to beat LSU 77-65 in the quarterfinals of the SEC women's basketball tournament Friday night.

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Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

Surging Vols still fighting for NCAA invitation

March 7th, 2014 8:08 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee carries a three-game winning streak into its regular-season finale Saturday against Missouri in a matchup of two teams on the NCAA tournament bubble.

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Vols rout Tigers for third straight win

Vols rout Tigers for third straight win

March 6th, 2014 12:18 am by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and Tennessee used a stifling defensive effort to rout Auburn 82-54 on Wednesday night.

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