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UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:38 p.m.

Prayer answered again: Loyola tops Tennessee on late jumper

Clayton Custer’s jumper took a friendly bounce off the rim and in with 3.6 seconds left, and 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago beat Tennessee 63-62 in a South Region second-round game Saturday night.

UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

Tennessee wins NCAA opener, routs Wright State 73-47

Admiral Schofield had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Tennessee advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 73-47 win over Wright State with coach Rick Barnes …

Tennessee back in top 10; UConn still No. 1 in women’s hoops

Tennessee moves back into the top 10 after a big win while UConn continues to be No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 3:53 p.m.

Tennessee hires Alabama assistant Jeremy Pruitt as coach

Tennessee has hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt as its head coach, capping a tumultuous search that cost an athletic director his job as the Volunteers attempt to recover from …

Rivals Peyton Manning, Steve Spurrier enter College Hall of Fame together

After the class picture of the latest Hall of Fame inductees was taken, Peyton Manning made his way over to Steve Spurrier for another handshake and some chit-chat before heading …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 8:50 p.m.

Tennessee AD John Currie suspended one day after meeting with WSU’s Mike Leach

Tennessee AD John Currie was prepared to hire Mike Leach to become the Volunteers’ coach, according to one report, but “university officials wouldn’t allow him to.”

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 9:32 a.m.

Not so fast: Tennessee plans news conference amid tumultuous search

Tennessee has scheduled an afternoon conference and is expected to provide an update on its tumultuous, embarrassing search for a football coach. The news conference will be led by Chancellor …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Reports: Washington State’s Mike Leach interviewed for Tennessee job, could strike deal by Friday

Leach’s departure would signal the end of a six-year run with the Cougars. During that span, the WSU coach registered a win-loss record of 38-37, had three winning seasons and …

New football coach, whoever it is, might not be able to fix mess at Tennessee

Let’s say you’re Tennessee athletic director John Currie, and your attempt at hiring a football coach just blew up in your face. How do you move on from that?

Vols AD John Currie defends coaching search, vetting of Greg Schiano

Tennessee athletic director John Currie is defending his coaching search and vouching for the character of Greg Schiano a day after negotiations between the two parties broke down amid a …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 7:50 p.m.

Tennessee no longer pursuing Greg Schiano after protests

Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school’s new head coach, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 11:31 p.m.

Washington State coach Mike Leach shuts down rumors of Tennessee interest

Washington State coach Mike Leach has no plans on leaving the Cougars soon, despite a FootballScoop report that linked him to the vacant position at Tennessee.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:34 p.m.

Washington State soccer tops Tennessee in penalties to advance in NCAA Championships

Ella Dederick made three stops in the penalty shootout to help lift Washington State to a 3-1 shootout victory over Tennessee, and into the round of 16 at the NCAA …

Butch Jones out as Tennessee’s football coach; Hoke interim coach

Tennessee began the season in the Top 25 and is ending it with a coaching change.

Angie Bjorklund looks back at Tennessee days while pondering her future

Ten years ago, Angie Bjorklund’s dream was becoming reality.

Ex-Lady Vols star honoring Pat Summitt by cycling 1,098 miles

Ever since Pat Summitt helped her become a national champion at Tennessee, Michelle Brooke-Marciniak has found all kinds of ways to thank her coach.

No. 25 Tennessee pulls off remarkable 42-41 win over Georgia Tech

ATLANTA – No. 25 Tennessee rallied from a pair of 14-point deficits in the second half and stopped a 2-point conversion in the second overtime, stunning Georgia Tech 42-41 despite …

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:49 p.m.

Tennessee’s Bob Shoop: Lawsuit won’t be a distraction

Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop doesn’t expect a lawsuit filed against him by his former employer to be a distraction as the Volunteers’ defense attempts to bounce back from a …

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 1:17 p.m.

Vols believe they can thrive amid lack of preseason acclaim

Tennessee doesn’t mind adopting an underdog mentality a year after the Volunteers failed to meet preseason expectations. The Volunteers have been picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference Eastern …

Vols running back John Kelly thriving in new leadership role

Tennessee’s John Kelly is the unquestioned leader of the Volunteers’ running backs now that Alvin Kamara has entered the NFL draft. Kelly is the only Volunteer with more than 14 …

Tennessee’s Derek Barnett not a typical defensive end

Derek Barnett outdid Reggie White in sacks at Tennessee. Yet the pros aren’t sold on the Volunteers defensive end.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few reaching Final Four popular among coaching colleagues

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said Gonzaga coach Mark Few reaching his first Final Four has been popular in the coaching fraternity. Few has heard from numerous colleagues, including longtime friends …

Tennessee hires Kansas State’s John Currie as athletic director

Tennessee has hired John Currie from Kansas State to replace Dave Hart as the Volunteers’ athletic director. The school officially announced the hiring Tuesday. A press conference to introduce Currie …

Peyton Manning, Steve Spurrier enter College Football Hall of Fame

Peyton Manning and his Southeastern Conference nemesis, former Florida coach Steve Spurrier, will go into the College Football Hall of Fame together.

Tennessee beats No. 24 Nebraska 38-24 in Music City Bowl

Joshua Dobbs ran for three touchdowns and 118 yards and threw for 291 yards and another score and Tennessee beat No. 24 Nebraska 38-24 on Friday in the Music City …

Zags face undersized Volunteers in Nashville

The rematch of last year’s Battle in Seattle between No. 8 Gonzaga and Tennessee is Sunday at Bridgestone Arena, home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators. Nashville is roughly 185 miles …

Key matchups: Look for Gonzaga’s interior muscle to challenge Tennessee’s penetration

Tennessee’s challenge when facing Gonzaga in Nashville on Sunday will be dealing with 7-foot-1, 300-pound Przemek Karnowski and frontcourt mates Zach Collins, Johnathan Williams and Killian Tillie.

Tennessee’s 31-year run in the women’s poll is over

Tennessee’s 31-year run in the women’s Top 25 is over.

Domantas Sabonis’ big night leads Gonzaga past Tennessee in Seattle

Domantas Sabonis, Kyle Wiltjer and Eric McClellan led the way down the stretch as Gonzaga edged Tennessee 86-79 Saturday in front of a record Battle in Seattle crowd of 16,770 …

Gonzaga women’s basketball gets oral commitment from Jessie Loera

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team is going from guard starved to guards aplenty. Jessie Loera, who will be a senior next year at Moses Lake High and is regarded as …