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Auburn Hires Bruce Pearl

Auburn Hires Bruce Pearl

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bruce Pearl is set to become the next basketball head coach at Auburn, the school confirmed on Tuesday.
Pearl received a six-year deal, reports ESPN.com.
“I’m humbled and blessed to be back in the game that I love,…

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/19/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/19/13

Banana Stock/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  MLB Playoffs – Game 6 ALCS: Boston Red Sox 5 – Detroit Tigers 2 (Red Sox win series, 4-2)
Top 25 College Football:  (1) Alabama 52 (7-0) – Arkansas 0 (3-5)
(2) Oregon 62 (7-0) – Washington State 38 (4-4…

Tennessee Stuns No. 11 South Carolina 23-21

Tennessee Stuns No. 11 South Carolina 23-21

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) –  Michael Palardy drilled a 19-yard field goal as time expired to lead Tennessee to a stunning 23-21 victory over No. 11 South Carolina on Saturday.
South Carolina (5-2, 3-2 SEC) saw its four-game wi…

USC Fires Head Football Coach Lane Kiffin

USC Fires Head Football Coach Lane Kiffin

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Lane Kiffin has been fired as head football coach of the University of Southern California.USC athletic director Pat Haden informed Kiffin of the decision following the team’s charter flight back to Los A…

Arian Foster Says He Received Improper Benefits In College

Arian Foster Says He Received Improper Benefits In College

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(HOUSTON) –  Houston Texans running back Arian Foster said that he received extra payments so he could afford rent and food while playing at the University of Tennessee.
In an interview for a documentary called “School…

Tennessee Man, 77, Shoots Third Hole-in-One in One Month

Tennessee Man, 77, Shoots Third Hole-in-One in One Month

Polka Dot/Thinkstock(SMYRNA, Tenn.) — Bob Robertson is 77 years old and a faithful golfer in more ways than one.The Tennessean plays golf four days a week and says he asked God to let him score a hole-in-one for a good cause. Robertson not only got a …

TN State Senator Refuses to Apologize for Pressure Cooker Joke

TN State Senator Refuses to Apologize for Pressure Cooker Joke

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A Tennessee state senator is refusing to apologize for what many are calling a “tasteless” joke about pressure cookers in his blog in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Republican State Sen. Stacey Camp…

Tennessee Rolls Over Kentucky Without Noel

Tennessee Rolls Over Kentucky Without Noel

Wade Rackley/Tennessee Athletics/Collegiate Images/Getty Images(KNOXVILLE, TN) –  Playing in their first game without Nerlens Noel, No. 25 Kentucky was blown out by rival Tennessee 88-58 on Saturday.  The 30 point victory by the Volunteers i…

Rep. Steve Cohen Confesses to Secret Daughter

Rep. Steve Cohen Confesses to Secret Daughter

cohen.house.gov(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., was spotted trading tweets with a young woman during the State of the Union address and his “ilu” signoffs — digital shorthand for “I love you” — prompted inquiries into the identi…

Two Atlanta Boys Still Missing After Leaving on Trip With Father

Two Atlanta Boys Still Missing After Leaving on Trip With Father

Theresa Nash(ATLANTA) — The search continues for Benjamin and Henry Cleary, two young brothers who have been missing for five days from the greater Atlanta area.Benjamin, 9, and Henry, 7, had plans to leave with their father, Daniel Cleary, on an over…

Tommy Tuberville Leaves Texas Tech For Cincinnati

Tommy Tuberville Leaves Texas Tech For Cincinnati

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) –  The Cincinnati Bearcats announced that they have hired Texas Tech’s Tommy Tuberville as their next head coach.
The move came one day after coach Butch Jones left to become the head coach at Tennessee.&n…

Tennessee Hires Butch Jones as New Head Coach

Tennessee Hires Butch Jones as New Head Coach

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Looking to bring the program back to relevance, the Tennessee Volunteers have hired Butch Jones away from the Cincinnati Bearcats to become the universities’ new head coach.According to ESPN, Jones signed a six-…

ESPN: Charlie Strong Will Stay at Louisville

ESPN: Charlie Strong Will Stay at Louisville

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Louisville head football coach Charlie Strong has told Louisville that he will remain its coach, according to sources of ESPN.
Strong has been offered a contract from the University of Tennessee that is worth $3..5 …

Caught on Tape: Extreme Couponing Turns Violent

Caught on Tape: Extreme Couponing Turns Violent

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The quest to save some money using coupons turned into a violent confrontation between an extreme couponer and the manager of a discount store. Melissa Mozzo-Mart and Jennifer Hill were shopping at a Dollar Tree store in Germantow…

Rescue of Hiker Trapped by Sandy Caught on Video

Rescue of Hiker Trapped by Sandy Caught on Video

ABC News(GATLINBURG, Tenn.) — A 56-year-old hiker was trapped in the Tennessee mountains for three days by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy.  The storm, having come inland, pounded the Appalachian Trail with record levels of snow.Steve Ainsworth s…

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Tennessee Kids After Fire

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Tennessee Kids After Fire

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tennessee officials put out a statewide Amber Alert on Friday for 9-year old Chloie Leverette and her 7-year-old brother, Gage Daniel. Six days ago, a fire torched the home they lived in with their grandmother, 70-year-old Molli M…

Tennessee Children Missing After House Fire Kills Step-Grandparents

Tennessee Children Missing After House Fire Kills Step-Grandparents

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(UNIONVILLE, Tenn.) — Investigators in Tennessee are searching for two children after discovering that their bodies were not at the scene of a deadly house fire as earlier believed.Police initially thought Chloie Leverette, 9, and…

Anti-Nuke Nun, Protesters Enter Tennessee Complex

Anti-Nuke Nun, Protesters Enter Tennessee Complex

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(OAK RIDGE, Tenn.) — Two men and an 82-year-old nun who allegedly broke into the U.S. government’s only storage facility for weapons-grade enriched uranium in Oak Ridge, Tenn., Saturday and splashed it with human blo…

Missing Arkansas Girl Found Alive in Tennessee

Missing Arkansas Girl Found Alive in Tennessee

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — A 12-year-old Arkansas girl who was abducted by her adoptive brother after he allegedly killed their parents has been rescued unharmed, Memphis police said Sunday. The Amber Alter for her safe return has been c…

Nearly Half of Newborns at Tennessee Hospital Are Drug-Addicted

Nearly Half of Newborns at Tennessee Hospital Are Drug-Addicted

ABC News(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — In the neo-natal intensive care unit at the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville, nurses give baby Grayson morphine every three hours to help ease his painful withdrawal symptoms. “He’s currently on 160 microgra…

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