HENRIETTA, Tenn. (AP) — Hazel Head, the mother of former longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt, has died. She was 93.
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ATLANTA (AP) — When Super Bowl 53 kicks off less than two weeks from now, legions of police and federal agents will be positioned to protect fans inside and outside the Atlanta stadium where the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams face off.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee carries its longest losing streak in nearly half a century into a matchup with the nation's top-ranked team.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies may be ready to start rebuilding, listening to trade offers for the NBA's longest-tenured teammates.
The head-spinning offenses NFL fans are enamored of and will watch in the Super Bowl in Atlanta share their explosiveness with the previous team to win the big game in the ATL.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Returning to BET Networks for the sixth consecutive year on February 2, 2019, The 20thAnnual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will be hosted by National radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley. The annual NFL-Sanctioned event will take place during Super …
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Today, ethos, the mass participation event organization that produces the Boston Triathlon, announced that Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a leading global asset management group, has renewed its title sponsorship of the Boston Triathlon. The new fiv…
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Rally Cycling SM and sports management company Circuit Sport have finalized a new co-title partnership with UnitedHealthcare. The newly named Rally UHC Cycling will continue to operate as both a Pro Continental Men’s Team and UCI Women’s Team in 20…
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Today, Aramark and The Alliance of American Football announced a multi-year agreement making Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) the official retail merchandise concessionaire and e-commerce provider for the league. The Alliance’s inaugural season features teams…
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four times, Serena Williams was only one point — a single point — from closing out a victory in the Australian Open quarterfinals.
When looking at Central High School, Coffee County Middle School, or Westwood Middle, it’s not obvious what connects the three institutes besides the fact they’re all schools. Basketball fans may know the answer though – they’re all are linked by one family name: Vinson.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Sportradar, the global leader in analyzing and leveraging the power of sports data and Arkadium, the company innovating visual, interactive content for more than 500 of the world’s leading publishers and brands, today announced a multi-year exclusive …
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--DEVOUR™, the 3-year-old disruptive frozen food brand, debuts its uncensored sixty-second Super Bowl commercial today. Inspired by the brand’s mouthwatering and craveable line of frozen meals, the new ad shows how DEVOUR food is so good, it is actually …
Central High School boys' basketball came to the Patch Tuesday seeking revenge against Columbia Central. Taking on the team that handed them their first loss on Dec. 8, the Red Raiders held on for a 66-55 victory over the Lions.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods is feeling stronger than ever with his fused back, and the evidence goes beyond the speed of his swing or how hard he can go after a shot out of deep rough.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland says he's leaving for the NBA draft after a knee injury ended his freshman season in November.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Volunteers believe the best way for them to stay atop the rankings is by upping their defensive intensity.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass, two New Orleans Saints season ticket holders asked a judge on Tuesday to order the NFL commissioner to reverse the results of the NFC championship game that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl, or schedule a do-over.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera figures to make quick work of his Hall of Fame ballot appearance, just as he did of opposing batters, and could even set another record when voting is announced Tuesday: for highest percentage of ballots.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Boston College found out quickly what it is like to deal with No. 1 Notre Dame's Brianna Turner and Jessica Shepard.
Coffee County Middle School boys' basketball kicked off postseason play Monday night at Tullahoma High School. Starting the Central Tennessee Conference Tournament against North Franklin Middle, the Red Raiders moved on with a 30-10 victory over the Gators.
Yes, the Los Angeles Rams got away with a flagrant foul (or two) by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman that allowed them to sneak out of New Orleans with the NFC championship, right past the highway sign on the causeway over Lake Pontchartrain reading, "WE WERE ROBBED ."
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Star footballer-turned-politician George Weah marks a year as Liberia's president on Tuesday as many in the impoverished country debate whether he has begun to deliver on dramatic campaign promises.
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, will hold a press conference to showcase key data from this season. As t…
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A post-millennial through and through, Stefanos Tsitsipas sounded as excited about doubling his YouTube channel's followers to more than 30,000 within a few hours — "Oh, my God. Really?!" — as he was about becoming the youngest Grand Slam semifinalist since 2007.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady smiled his way through the week leading up to Sunday's AFC championship game, mostly brushing aside questions about being an underdog for one of the few times during the Patriots' unprecedented run of titles.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malica Monk scored 23 points and hit a jumper with 3.6 seconds left as Arkansas beat Tennessee 80-79 on Monday to hand the Lady Vols their fifth straight loss, their longest skid in nearly half a century.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 25 points, Eli Pepper had nine points and 11 rebounds and Lipscomb beat Kennesaw State 86-57 on Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team.
NEW YORK (AP) — Adding Sonny Gray to a rotation already improved by the offseason acquisitions of Tanner Roark and Alex Wood has the Cincinnati Reds thinking about their first NL Central title since 2012.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints owner Gayle Benson says she pledges to aggressively pursue changes in NFL policies that will promote more "fairness and integrity."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel has stayed inside the Tennessee Titans' organization for his new offensive coordinator, promoting tight ends assistant Arthur Smith to the job vacated when Matt LaFleur left for the Green Bay Packers' head coaching job.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2019--Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF), a premier global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier, today announced a two-year partnership with IMPACT Basketball, renaming their newest, state-of-the-art facility in Las Vegas…
Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I's unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost.
NEW YORK (AP) — AP POLL ALERT: Tennessee rises to No. 1 in AP Top 25 for first time in 11 years after Duke, Michigan, Virginia all lose.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2019--The New England Patriots and On Location Experiences (“On Location” or “OLE”), the official Super Bowl hospitality and fan travel partner of the National Football League (“NFL” or “The League”), today announced the sale of official Super Bowl LIII tic…
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2019--The Los Angeles Rams and On Location Experiences (“On Location” or “OLE”), the official hospitality partner of the National Football League (“NFL” or “The League”), today announced the sale of official Super Bowl LIII ticket and travel packages for Ra…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It's the dead of winter, meaning the weather in New England can be brutal. And that the Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant cherishes the opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by playing basketball on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights leader.