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Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 barber debt; help East TN charity

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:30:40 -0700

Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt at a barber shop is now a hair-raising fundraiser for the United Way of Greater Knoxville.                

S.P.E.A.K. aims to cultivate enthusiasm for environment | News

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:33:10 -0700

At the close of Sustainability Week, members of the environmental organization Students Promoting Environmental Action in Knoxville speak about the importance of staying "pumped" about environmental consciousness. "In the spirit of thinking globally and acting locally, we aim to build a community of leaders who act on stewardship and sustainability ...

Lady Vols' DeShields using year off to recover

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:50 -0700

Tennessee guard Diamond DeShields says sitting out this season due to NCAA transfer rules will give her time to recover from a leg injury that has bothered her since high school. DeShields says she played at "probably about 75" percent last season at North Carolina, though she still performed well enough to be named the Atlantic Coast Conference freshman of the year. The 6-foot-1 guard said she ...

Bucs enjoy trip to Kingsport for Blue-Gold scrimmage

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:40 -0700

The ETSU football team was welcomed by beautiful weather and a large number of fans on Thursday night at Dobyns-Bennett High School, as the Buccaneers played their third of four scheduled Blue-Gold Scrimmages at the school's J. Fred Johnson Stadium. On a night when the Bucs honored former legendary head coach John Robert Bell's family following his induction into the Dobyns-Bennett Alumni ...

Veterans outreach event and job fair to be held in Bradley County

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:51:09 -0700

A veterans outreach and job fair hosted by the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (TDVA) will be held in Bradley County October 29th.

Tennessee's A.J. Johnson Named Lott Trophy IMPACT Quarterfinalist

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:13:36 -0700

Tennessee senior linebackerA.J. Johnsonhas been named one of 20 quarterfinalists for the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy. The 20 student-athletes represent the qualities embodied by the award - Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Johnson has had a stellar senior campaign on Rocky Top. Through seven games, Johnson leads the SEC in tackles with 78 and tackles per game with ...

Former UTAD Administrator Billy Henry Passes Away At Age 77

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:57:18 -0700

Billy Henry, former University of Tennessee athletic department administrator and assistant tennis coach was 77.

Kiffin's mother 'scared to death' for son's safety

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:13:26 -0700

Lane Kiffin's mother told CBSSports.com's Jon Solomon that she was "scared to death" for her son's safety this weekend and wanted him to coach from the Neyland Stadium press box. Robin Kiffin, former Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamiton and others were interviewed throughout Solomon's piece on Lane Kiffin — the former Vols head coach and current Alabama offensive coordinator. Alabama coach ...

Umphrey’s McGee Confirm 2015 Winter Tour Dates

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:32:44 -0700

Umphrey’s McGee will hit the road for a 26-show winter tour spanning the Southeast and West Coast, taking the band through March. Joining Umphrey’s at various stops on the tour will be special guests Tauk, The Revivalists and Joshua Redman, who is a frequent collaborator with the band.

Appeal on Knoxville torture/murder case hinging on search warrant signature

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:07:24 -0700

A state appeals panel is weighing whether police erred in searching a house while carrying a warrant without a key signature on it when they found the body of a slain University of Tennessee student inside a trash can.