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Head coach Rick Barnes of the Texas Longhorns reacts in the second half against the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Vols Hire Former Texas Coach Barnes

Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. They announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an “elite basketball coach in every respect.”

03/31/2015

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Battle of the Pep Talks

Ben and Skin listen to Jason Garrett’s post-win pep talk from Sunday’s game in London and the University of Tennessee football team’s pre-game speech from rapper Lil Jon last Saturday, then decide which of the two would get a team more pumped up.

105.3 The Fan–11/12/2014

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Report Says 5 SEC Players Received Benefits

According to a story released by Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday evening, one current and four former SEC football players received impermissible benefits during their college careers.

09/12/2013

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SEC Coaches Plan To Avoid Offseason Jokes

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said, “Citrus and UT, now that’s original.” The former Florida coach is referring to his late-1990s joke about rival Tennessee, which played in the Citrus Bowl three times over a four-year span.

05/30/2013

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Tennessee & Kentucky Earn Top SEC Seeds

Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and Texas A&M are the top four seeds in the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament which begins Wednesday night.

03/04/2013

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Coach’s Seat Heats Up For Some SEC Teams

The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial “hot seat” than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.

10/18/2012