UT-State Department Program to Host Olympian Michelle Kwan

Young female athletes from around the globe and Michelle Kwan—five-time world figure skating champion, two-time Olympic medalist and senior adviser at the U.S. Department of State—will visit the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, during the next few weeks.   The Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports initiative is part of the U.S. Department of State’s sports […]

TITANS NAME KEN WHISENHUNT HEAD COACH

NASHVILLE, TENN. – The Tennessee Titans hired Ken Whisenhunt to become the 17th head coach in franchise history.   “This is a big day for this franchise,” said Titans President/CEO Tommy Smith.  “Ken is a well-respected coach in this league and I am looking forward to seeing his vision become reality for this team. He […]

The Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K to Feed Hungry this week

After throwing a wildly successful 5k to support Food for Kids for the same minds have come together to throw a 5k with a Christmas twist: The Ugly Christmas Sweater 5k.   In July 156 Runners packed into Bearden Beer Market for the summer’s “Will Run for Food 5k”, and now the same organizations are […]

FOUR NAMED TO AP ALL-SEC TEAM

    KNOXVILLE  –  Four Tennessee football players were named to the Associated Press All-SEC Team Monday.   Junior linebacker A.J. Johnson was named to the First Team while offensive linemen Ja’Wuan James and Antonio Richardson earned second team honors. Michael Palardy was named All-SEC honorable mention punter.   The AP All-SEC honor is the […]

Inky Johnson to Speak at Dec. 5 Fundraiser

  KNOXVILLE—Former Vol football player Inky Johnson will share the story of his career-ending injury and his inspirational message of perseverance next month during a fundraiser for University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students going to work at Super Bowl XLVIII in February 2014.   Johnson will appear at the 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, event, which […]