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Christian Coleman presser on record setting NCAAs

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…

Christian Coleman wins 100M and 200M National Championships

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…

Preparations Underway for European Tour

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.…

Tony Vitello Introductory Press Conference

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…

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

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…

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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.…

Coleman’s collegiate record highlights Day 1 of NCAA Championship

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…

Tony Vitello Tabbed to Lead Tennessee Baseball

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…

Five Vols Enshrined in Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

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…

Huge Turnout for Chattanooga Caravan; Next Stop: Memphis

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…

Zach Stipe Joins Vols as Director of Football Communications

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…

SEC Names League Opponents for Vol Hoops

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…

John Currie 1-on-1 interview with Jimmy Hyams

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.

Holly Warlick 1-on-1 interview with Jimmy Hyams

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…

Derek Mason 1-on-1 interview with Jimmy Hyams

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.

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

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.…

Bruce Pearl press conference at SEC Spring Meetings

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Butch Jones press conference at SEC Spring Meetings

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Jimmy Hyams talks UT, SEC and more hoops with Seth Greenberg in Destin

Jimmy Hyams talks UT, SEC and more hoops with Seth Greenberg in Destin

By WNML Staff Our Jimmy Hyams is covering the SEC Spring Meetings in Destin once again this year. Jimmy had a one-on-one visit with ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg. They talked about Rick Barnes at Tennessee, SEC basketball, the sport overall and much more in this interview below.

SEC Spring Meetings Destin Central: All Interviews Here

SEC Spring Meetings Destin Central: All Interviews Here

The 2017 SEC Spring Meetings are taking place Tuesday through Friday this week in Destin, Florida. Jimmy Hyams once again brings you unmatched coverage of this huge annual event with one-on-one interviews, group interviews and press conferences with the latest on SEC news. Jimmy will have interviews with Tennessee representatives like Butch Jones, Rick Barnes…

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Missouri

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Missouri

By WNML Staff John Wilkerson and Jimmy Hyams are previewing every UT football 2017 season opponent on SportsTalk. Jimmy and Vince Ferrara learned about the Missouri Tigers, UT’s road opponent November 11, from Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Listen to that preview interview below.

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: LSU

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: LSU

By WNML Staff John Wilkerson and Jimmy Hyams are previewing every UT football 2017 season opponent on SportsTalk. Jimmy and Vince Ferrara learned about the LSU Tigers, UT’s home opponent November 18, from Bryan Lazare of TigerBait.com. Listen to that preview interview below.

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Alabama

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Alabama

By WNML Staff John Wilkerson and Jimmy Hyams are previewing every UT football 2017 season opponent on SportsTalk. They learned about the Alabama Crimson Tide, UT’s road opponent October 21, from Kevin Scarbinsky of AL.com. Listen to that preview interview below.

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Georgia

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Georgia

By WNML Staff John Wilkerson and Jimmy Hyams are previewing every UT football 2017 season opponent on SportsTalk. They learned about the Georgia Bulldogs, UT’s home opponent September 30, from Chip Towers of the AJC. Listen to that preview interview below.

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Florida

Vols Football Opponent Insider Preview: Florida

By WNML Staff John Wilkerson and Jimmy Hyams are previewing every UT football 2017 season opponent on SportsTalk. They learned about the Florida Gators, UT’s road opponent September 16, from Pat Dooley of the Gainesville Sun. Listen to that preview interview below.

Vols Drop Game 3 in NCAA Super Regional vs. Texas A&M 5-3, season ends

Vols Drop Game 3 in NCAA Super Regional vs. Texas A&M 5-3, season ends

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The No. 8-ranked Tennessee Volunteers fell to No. 9 Texas A&M, 5-3, in Sunday’s Game Three of the Knoxville Super Regional, coming up just one win short of the program’s eighth trip to the Women’s College World Series. The loss marked Tennessee’s (48-12) second time not advancing out of a Super Regional (also…

#8 Vols Drop Game Two to #9 Texas A&M, 6-5

#8 Vols Drop Game Two to #9 Texas A&M, 6-5

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The No. 8-ranked Tennessee Volunteers (48-11) dropped Game Two of the NCAA Knoxville Super Regional, 6-5, to No. 9 Texas A&M (46-11) at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium on Saturday. Meghan Gregg continued to prove why she’s a National Player of the Year candidate in the top of the first, hitting a monster solo home…

#8 Vols Down #9 Aggies, 8-1, in First Game of Supers

#8 Vols Down #9 Aggies, 8-1, in First Game of Supers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 8 Tennessee is one win away from advancing to the Women’s College World Series after an 8-1 victory over No. 9 Texas A&M in the opening game of the NCAA Super Regionals at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium on Fridaynight. Matty Moss threw her 14th complete game of the season to improve to 26-2…

A Letter from John Currie: May 25, 2017

A Letter from John Currie: May 25, 2017

Good Evening, Big Orange Country: Today is day #55 since I assumed the role as your athletics director – and I again wish to express my appreciation for the warm welcome you have provided me since my arrival! Speaking of arrivals, I can’t wait for Mary Lawrence and our kids to join me here in…

UT vs. GT Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta Set For 8pm On ESPN

UT vs. GT Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta Set For 8pm On ESPN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s football season opener against Georgia Tech in the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Sept. 4 will have an 8 p.m. ET kickoff on ESPN, as announced by ESPN and the SEC on Thursday. The Vols renew a series with Georgia Tech that has remained dormant for the last 30 years. In…

Vols to Meet Cyclones in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Vols to Meet Cyclones in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Tennessee will hit the road to take on Iowa State in the 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge, a matchup announced Thursday by the league offices. The Vols make their first-ever trip to Ames on Jan. 27, 2018. Tip times and specific TV network designations for all Big 12/SEC Challenge games will be announced at a later…

Gregg Among Top Three Finalists for USA Softball Player of the Year

Gregg Among Top Three Finalists for USA Softball Player of the Year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Meghan Gregg is one step closer to being named the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year after earning a spot among the top-three finalist for the prestigious award on Wednesday afternoon. The award is widely considered the most prestigious honor in Division I college softball. Gregg joins Florida sophomore pitcher Kelly Barnhill and James Madison…

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