Vanderbilt football faces a high stakes rivalry game Saturday, with the opportunity to gain bowl eligibility with a win over Tennessee. The Commodores (5-6, 2-5 SEC) beat Kentucky 24-21 and Florida 31-24 in back-to-back weeks to keep the hope of bowl eligibility alive. The Vols (9-2, 5-2) lost to South Carolina last Saturday. Vanderbilt...
Hi everyone. This is Tom Kreager, high school sports editor of The Tennessean and author of "The Bootleg," our high school football newsletter. Who would have imagined 11 Nashville area high school football teams would have clinched berths in the 2022 TSSAA BlueCross Bowl state championship games scheduled for Thursday-Saturday at Chattanooga's Finley Stadium? Definitely not me.
Tennessee Vols fans probably aren’t going to like the announcers for UT’s game against the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday night. Tom Hart and Jordan Rodgers are scheduled to call the action for the SEC Network on Saturday night. Cole Cubelic will join them as the sideline reporter for the game.
Happy Sunday morning! This is trending sports writer Nick Gray. The Tennessee Vols were dominant on Saturday night at Vanderbilt, toppling the Commodores 56-0. It was never close, and the Vandy offense was smothered by a Vols defense that allowed 63 points at South Carolina. For Tennessee, a New Year's...
Vanderbilt football linebacker/safety CJ Taylor was taken to the locker room on a cart after suffering an apparent lower-body injury during the third quarter of the Commodores' game against Tennessee on Saturday. Taylor went down at the end of the play and limped off the field with help. Shortly afterward,...
Country music legend Jeff Cook passed away earlier this month, according to The Tennessean. Cook is best known as a founding member of the band Alabama, performing hits that owned the '90s country chart. A representative for the group confirmed the news of his death in a statement. Cook died at home after a prolonged battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Emmy Squared Pizza will be having its official grand opening at 200 West 60th Street (on Amsterdam Ave) on Thursday, December 1. The Detroit-style pizza place – part of the Pizza Loves Emily group – will be replacing Olympic Flame Diner, which shut down in May after serving the neighborhood for over 30 years.
Savannah Chrisley and her biological niece Chloe Chrisley share a unique bond due to an unfortunate family situation. Chloe is the daughter of Todd Chrisley's oldest son, Kyle Chrisley, and Angela Johnson. In a 2018 interview with The Tennessean, Todd recalled how Johnson reached out to him to inform the family that she didn't have the financial means to care for Chloe. "We didn't know Chloe existed until she was 6 months old," he said.
Ten months later, the long-awaited rematch between the Tennessee Titans and Cincinnati Bengals is here. The Titans (7-3) host the Bengals (6-4) from Nissan Stadium on Sunday (noon, CBS) for the first time since last season's 19-16 AFC Divisional Round loss that eliminated the top-seeded Titans from the postseason. As expected, both teams are back in the playoff hunt this year, having battled through crucial injuries and leaned into what they do best to rank among the AFC teams with the best records.
Vanderbilt football quarterback AJ Swann is dressed and participated in warmups for Vanderbilt's regular-season finale against Tennessee. Swann missed the last two games with an injury suffered during the first half of the Commodores' game against South Carolina on Nov. 5. He did not dress in games against Kentucky or Florida, both Vanderbilt wins.
Nashville police are searching for a 17-year-old after a fatal shooting in Watkins Park earlier this month. A criminal homicide charge was issued for the teen in juvenile court, according to a news release from the Metro Nashville Police Department. The Tennessean is not naming the teen because they are a juvenile.
Sending Someone a Christmas Card Because They Sent One To You?. By Brian B. Meier I am intrigued by why people help others. Why do we so frequently give our time and money ? People frequently donate to charities, tennessean at shelters, or hold the door open for a passerby. The holiday season is a time in which helping is specially outstanding as we are bombarded with requests to give our time and money. People help others for a lot of different reasons ( for example, it makes them feel good or they empathize with people in need ), but one reason in particular has fascinated me for some time : the reciprocity norm.
Bennett High School football coach Steve McDuffie hypes up his team after they defeated Cicero-North Syracuse 34-7 in a Class AA state semifinal game. Born and raised in Boston, MA. My experience includes The Boston Globe, The Arizona Republic, The Athletic, The Tennessean, Bleacher Report and NBC Sports Northwest. Open to suggestions and connections: Cmurray@buffnews.com.
Bennett running Jayden Lewis talks with The Buffalo News about his team's road back to the Class AA state championship game. Born and raised in Boston, MA. My experience includes The Boston Globe, The Arizona Republic, The Athletic, The Tennessean, Bleacher Report and NBC Sports Northwest. Open to suggestions and connections: Cmurray@buffnews.com.
A water main break flooded part of Bridgestone Arena on Friday, postponing Nashville Predators' games vs. Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets.
Singer-songwriter Kid Rock has recently become an outspoken advocate for the preservation of a historic Tennessee home once owned by Alabama-born country music legend Hank Williams. Williams purchased the property, which he called “The Farm” in 1951, but never lived there, The Tennessean reported. “According to Hank Williams...
Three-star offensive lineman Barrett Maddox committed to Vanderbilt on Friday. Maddox, from Clinton, Tenn., chose Vanderbilt over offers from Kansas, UCLA, MTSU and others. 100000% Committed!! Let’s work. ⚓️ pic.twitter.com/pQckd1xkan— Barrett Maddox (@Barrett64Maddox) November 25, 2022 ...
The Massachusetts hiker who disappeared on a popular New Hampshire mountain trail was found dead Wednesday morning. The body of Emily Sotelo, 20, was recovered after an exhaustive three-day search where rescuers battled bone-chilling temperatures and high winds, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Law Enforcement Division. Sotelo went on the hike along Franconia Ridge by herself on Sunday and never returned, officials said. A family member reported her missing and New Hampshire Fish and Game Law Enforcement began a search that evening. Multiple agencies located tracks and items that belonged to Sotelo Tuesday near the headwaters of Lafayette Brook,...