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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee senior offensive lineman Trey Smith was named to the Sporting News’ 2020 Preseason All-America first team, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Smith is coming off a dominant junior campaign in which he helped lead the Vols to six consecutive victories to end the season, including a thrillingContinue Reading

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A second Tennessee men’s basketball player tested positive for COVID-19. Associate AD for Communications Tom Satkowiak confirmed the news to the Knoxville New-Sentinel on Tuesday. The basketball players came back to school on June 15, and the first positive case for the team was reported Friday. Neither student-athlete’s names haveContinue Reading

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nonpartisan commission that sponsors the formal election year presidential debates announced Tuesday that an October debate that had been set for Michigan will now take place in Florida. The change comes after the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, determined it was no longer “feasible” to hostContinue Reading

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s paltry crowd for his weekend campaign rally in Oklahoma raises new questions about politics in the age of the coronavirus: Maybe pandemic-scarred Americans just aren’t ready to risk exposure for close-up engagement in the 2020 presidential election. Only about a third of seats inContinue Reading