The NFL has had its share of players who have broken the law. Some have served jail time for murder, domestic abuse, using and selling drugs.
College football has similar problems. Four Notre Dame football players face expulsion from the program and the school for academic cheating.
This week is the calm before the storm for Vanderbilt and Tennessee’s football teams.
Both teams are in final preparation stages before kick-starting their seasons. They get a jump-start on other SEC teams. With the excitement generated by the SEC Network, they want to play their best, if for no other reason than pride.
If you were one of the football fans at LP Field on the soggiest of soggy Saturdays, you are probably still trying to dry out.
Despite the deluge of rain that turned LP Field into Niagara Falls South, the Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers played on. There were some nuggets to take away from the Titans 20-16 win.
As the college football season debuts in days, in-state rivals Tennessee and Vanderbilt share one thing in common.
They both have a lot of work to do before teeing it up.
The consensus among national media that cover the NFL is gloomy when it comes to the Titans.
Another losing season, they say. They forecast another season without making the playoffs. No surprise. The Titans haven’t gone there since 2008.
The annual Southeastern Conference Football Media Days have always been met with excitement by the media that covers the most successful league in college football.
The laughter erupting at Cumberland University’s Memorial Hall last Thursday (July 10) was proof something special was going on inside the historic landmark.
It was the induction of three sports columnists into the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame.
If you want to hear some humorous stories from three of the best sportswriters in this state, Cumberland University’s Memorial Hall is the place to be Thursday night.
It is the annual Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame induction dinner.
Vanderbilt’s 2014 national championship baseball team is not unlike a number of those teams preceding them.
Rarely do you find a college baseball team that doesn’t encounter adversity during a long season. The last team standing must find ways to overcome that adversity.
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