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Read the latest sports news on the Vols below! WIVK is your official flagship station for the Tennessee Volunteers!  Catch the live broadcasts of all Tennessee football and men’s basketball games here on the frog station courtesy of the Vol Network.  You can also catch Vol Calls right here on WIVK on Monday nights @ 8:00pm throughout football and basketball season. GO BIG ORANGE!!!

 

 

 

 


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Manning Helps Dedicate Carmen and Deborah Tegano Dining Hall

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Carmen and Deborah Tegano were recognized Friday morning for their countless hours of service on Rocky Top at the dedication of the new dining facility in Stokely Hall named in their honor. A gift from Peyton and Ashley Manning, longtime friends of the Teganos, paved the way for the naming of The Carmen and Deborah…MORE

2017 Peyton Manning Scholars Recognized

2017 Peyton Manning Scholars Recognized

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An exclusive club of current and past Tennessee students welcomed new members on Friday as four incoming freshmen were awarded the Peyton Manning Scholarship at Neyland Stadium. Manning and University Provost John Zomchick presented Emma Kate Hall of Lebanon, Grace Neiman of West Point, Nebraska, Sydney Peay of Spring Hill, and Blake Turpin of Knoxville with plaques…MORE

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Details Set for Next Month’s Nashville Big Orange Caravan Stop

Tennessee Athletics, in partnership with the UT Knoxville Office of Alumni Affairs and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, announced details Friday regarding next month’s Big Orange Caravan event in Nashville. The Nashville stop coincides with the 51st annual UT All-Sports Picnic at The Barn at Sycamore Farms (located east of Franklin) on Monday, July 10…MORE

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A Letter from John Currie: June 15, 2017, including painting Neyland Stadium

Good Evening Big Orange Nation! I was especially glad to be back in the Neyland-Thompson Sports Center today after spending three hours in the Charlotte airport last night waiting out a flight connection delay during my return from the annual NACDA athletics administrators convention in Orlando. We have now moved into our new Knoxville house,…MORE

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Rocky Top Traditions: 1951 Vols Baseball & Shields-Watkins Field

By WNML Staff We have a really neat new feature exclusively here at SportsRadioWNML.com! It’s called Rocky Top Traditions. It’s presented by People’s Home Equity. This week’s Rocky Top Traditions (5 & 6) bring you back to the 1951 Vols baseball team and Shields-Watkins Field. Listen to those in this post below. A VOL for Life.…MORE

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MLB Draft recap: Five Vols selected in 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Volunteer baseball program had five players selected by four different organizations in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14). On Tuesday, Tennessee third baseman Jordan Rodgers was selected in the sixth round (170th overall) by the Atlanta Braves, becoming the first Volunteer draftee in 2017.…MORE

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Jeff Moberg selected in 30th round of MLB Draft by the Rockies

University of Tennessee infielder Jeff Moberg was selected by Colorado Rockies in the 30th round (896th overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With his selection, Moberg joins Jordan Rodgers (sixth round — Atlanta), Kyle Serrano (10th round — Houston), Zach Warren (14th round — Philadelphia) and Hunter Martin (20th round – Houston) as Tennessee’s 2017 Major League Draft picks through the…MORE

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Hunter Martin 20th round pick in MLB Draft by Astros

University of Tennessee right-handed pitcher Hunter Martin was selected by the Houston Astros in the 20th round (601st overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With his selection, Martin joins third baseman Jordan Rodgers (sixth round — Atlanta), righty Kyle Serrano (10th round — Houston) and lefthander Zach Warren (14th round — Philadelphia) as Tennessee’s 2017 Major League Draft picks…MORE

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Zach Warren selected in 14th round of MLB Draft by Phillies

University of Tennessee pitcher Zach Warren was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 14th round (413th overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With his selection, Warren joins third baseman Jordan Rodgers (sixth round — Atlanta) and pitcher Kyle Serrano (10th round – Houston) as Tennessee’s 2017 Major League Draft picks through the first 14 rounds.…MORE

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Kyle Serrano selected in 10th round of MLB Draft by Houston

Former University of Tennessee pitcher Kyle Serrano was selected by the Houston Astros in the 10th round (301st overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With his selection, Serrano joins third baseman Jordan Rodgers (sixth round — Atlanta) as Tennessee’s 2017 Major League Draft picks through the first 10 rounds. Previously drafted by the Colorado Rockies…MORE

Jordan Rodgers a 6th round pick by Atlanta in MLB Draft

Jordan Rodgers a 6th round pick by Atlanta in MLB Draft

University of Tennessee third baseman Jordan Rodgers was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the sixth round of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With his selection, Rodgers becomes the 129th overall player drafted out of Tennessee and the first Volunteer to be selected in the 2017 Major League Draft. He becomes the 54th Volunteer…MORE

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Vols Finish Season Ranked for 14th Straight Year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — After another successful season that saw Tennessee reach the NCAA Super Regionals for the fifth time in six years, the Volunteers are ranked in both national polls to end the season for the 14th straight year. The Volunteers came in at No. 11 in the final USA Today/NFCA Coaches’ Poll and earned the…MORE

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Christian Coleman presser on record setting NCAAs

Tennessee sprinter Christian Coleman and Assistant Coach (sprints) Tim Hall talked to the media on Monday afternoon after a historic performance at the NCAA Championship last week. Coleman won the NCAA Championship in both the 100m and 200m dashes to become just the second person in collegiate history to win the 60m and 200m indoor as well as the…MORE

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Christian Coleman wins 100M and 200M National Championships

EUGENE, Oregon – Tennessee junior Christian Coleman became the second person in NCAA history to win four sprint national championships in one year as he won the 100m and 200m dashes on day three of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Historic Hayward Field on Friday. After sweeping the 60m and 200m championships during the indoor…MORE

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Preparations Underway for European Tour

KNOXVILLE — With the Tennessee Basketball program set to get an early jump on the 2017-18 season during a summer tour Spain and France, the Volunteers held their first of 10 extra summer practices Friday at Pratt Pavilion. The trip overseas, which runs Aug. 2-12, will see the Vols make stops in Barcelona, Valencia and Paris.…MORE

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Tony Vitello Introductory Press Conference

Full Presser Video | Full Transcription  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics John Currie officially introduced new Tennessee head baseball coach Tony Vitello during an introductory press conference today at Robert M. Lindsay Field at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. The entire press conference as well as a full transcript can be found at the links…MORE

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Video: The Big 3 with Heather and Will – Show 10 (Stoops/Dubs/Ex-Husband Drama)

Check out show 10 of the SportsRadioWNML.com exclusive weekly video podcast “The Big 3 with Heather & Will.” Sports Radio WNML hosts Heather Harrington and Will West discuss and debate current local and national sports topics including the Tennessee Volunteers. This week they talk about Bob Stoops retiring, are the Warriors the best NBA team…MORE

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Rocky Top Traditions: Gene McEver and General Neyland’s Grave

By WNML Staff We have a really neat new feature exclusively here at SportsRadioWNML.com! It’s called Rocky Top Traditions. It’s presented by People’s Home Equity. This week’s Rocky Top Traditions (3 & 4) bring you back to the accomplishments of Gene McEver and looks at General Neyland’s Grave. Listen to those in this post below.…MORE

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Coleman’s collegiate record highlights Day 1 of NCAA Championship

EUGENE, Oregon – Tennessee junior Christian Coleman set a collegiate record in the 100m and advanced to the finals in both the 100m and 200m dashes on day one of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Historic Hayward Field on Wednesday. Coleman’s time of 9.82 seconds broke Ngoni Makusha’s collegiate record of 9.89. Coleman surpassed that…MORE

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Tony Vitello Tabbed to Lead Tennessee Baseball

Tennessee Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics John Currie will host a press conference Friday introducing Tony Vitello (pronounced: VIE-tell-oh) as UT’s head baseball coach. Details on the time and location of Friday’s press conference are forthcoming. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics John Currie will introduce Tony Vitello (pronounced: VIE-tell-oh) as the Volunteers’ head…MORE

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Five Vols Enshrined in Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Five Tennessee football VFLs were among those enshrined at the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame’s 51st Annual Induction Banquet Saturday at the Omni-Nashville Hotel. The 11-member 2017 induction class featured former Tennessee football stars Chad Clifton, Willie Gault, Haskel Stanback, Graham Vowell (posthumous) and Al Wilson. A pair of Tennessee track national champions…MORE

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Huge Turnout for Chattanooga Caravan; Next Stop: Memphis

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga’s First Tennessee Pavilion hosted the University of Tennessee’s first Big Orange Caravan stop of 2017 Saturday, with nearly 1,000 passionate UT fans enjoying more than two hours of family-friendly fun with a collection of Tennessee coaches, administrators and Spirit Squad members. The caravan rolls into Memphis next Saturday. Special guests from…MORE

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Zach Stipe Joins Vols as Director of Football Communications

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Zach Stipe is rejoining Tennessee’s Athletic Media Relations staff as Director of Football Communications. He will work closely with head coach Butch Jones to implement and execute communications strategies aimed at promoting and publicizing Volunteers football. A native of Canton, Ohio, Stipe spent three years on the UT media relations staff from 2008-11 while earning…MORE

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SEC Names League Opponents for Vol Hoops

KNOXVILLE — The Southeastern Conference announced today each school’s conference opponents for the upcoming 2018 season. Along with matchups against its permanent opponents — Kentucky, South Carolina and Vanderbilt — Tennessee will also face Georgia and Ole Miss in home-and-home series. The Vols’ home slate features games against former SEC East foes Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South…MORE

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John Currie 1-on-1 interview with Jimmy Hyams

Tennessee AD John Currie visited with our Jimmy Hyams, 1-on-1, at SEC Spring Meetings in Destin. Hear what Currie said about the UT baseball coaching search, the Lady Vols logo/name issue, beer sales at college games, the grad transfer rules and much more. Listen below.MORE

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Holly Warlick 1-on-1 interview with Jimmy Hyams

Tennessee Lady Vols basketball coach Holly Warlick visited with our Jimmy Hyams, 1-on-1, at SEC Spring Meetings in Destin. Hear what Warlick said about this year’s team, if this is her most talented team, the recruiting class, how ready freshmen are to play today, her philosophies, what the goal of the program is each year, the…MORE

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Derek Mason 1-on-1 interview with Jimmy Hyams

Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason visited with our Jimmy Hyams, 1-on-1, at SEC Spring Meetings in Destin. Hear what Mason said about what getting to a bowl game last season meant to the program, the recent success against Tennessee, the UT rivalry and much more. Listen below.MORE

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Rick Barnes sits down 1-on-1 with Jimmy Hyams

Tennessee men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes visited with our Jimmy Hyams, 1-on-1, at SEC Spring Meetings in Destin. Hear what Barnes said about why the league is better, the impact of the SEC/BIG 12 Challenge, replay in basketball, how recruiting has changed in college basketball, his two newcomers Chris Darrington and James Daniel and more.…MORE

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Bruce Pearl press conference at SEC Spring Meetings

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl talked to the media at the SEC Spring Meetings in Destin in a group setting. He discussed some topics being discussed, what he’s more focused on this year, comparisons to his Tennessee teams, what he’s changed in recruiting, how good the league is and a classic response to someone who mentioned…MORE

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Tennessee-Florida Game Set for 3:30 p.m. On CBS

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Sept. 16 football game against the Florida Gators will feature a 3:30 p.m. ET broadcast on CBS. The Vols were featured on the SEC on CBS Game of the Week five times in 2016. Tennessee enjoyed a thrilling 38-28 comeback win over the Gators in Neyland Stadium in 2016. That game was…MORE

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Cuonzo Martin 1-on-1 conversation with Jimmy Hyams at SEC Spring Meetings

New Missouri and former Tennessee men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin had a one-on-one conversation with our Jimmy Hyams in Destin at the 2017 SEC Spring Meetings. They discussed what he inherits at Missouri, top signee Michael Porter, what he missed most about Tennessee when he left, the improvement of the league and even his relationship…MORE

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Butch Jones press conference at SEC Spring Meetings

Tennessee coach Butch Jones spoke with all the media at his press conference at the SEC Spring Meetings in Destin. He was asked about a variety of rules, his team, going to a FAU camp run by Lane Kiffin and much more.MORE

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Butch Jones 1-on-1 with Brent Hubbs in Destin

Vols coach Butch Jones visited with Brent Hubbs from Volquest at the SEC Spring Meetings in Destin. You can hear Brent on SportsTalk, each Thursday afternoon 5 to 6, on Sports Radio WNML. Listen to that Butch Jones interview below.MORE

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Butch Jones 1-on-1 with Jimmy Hyams at SEC Spring Meetings

By WNML Staff: Jimmy Hyams caught-up, one-on-one, with Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones in Destin at the SEC Spring Meetings. They discussed the ramifications and challenges of the early signing period in December and neutral site games. Listen below.MORE

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“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

I can’t believe we’ve come to the finale episode of Season 1. I’m so excited about what we’ve accomplished since launching this podcast in June—and that includes YOU listening, watching and reading this. We will definitely keep things going in 2019, but we have the perfect way to wrap things up in 2018. Our guest…

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