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N.C.A.A. Tournament: Tennessee Survives in Overtime

The Volunteers let a 25-point first-half lead slip away, but a dominant performance in overtime by Grant Williams secured a spot in the South Region semifinals.
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Why Tennessee senior leader Admiral Schofield did not play in OT against Iowa

Admiral Schofield sat on the bench for all five minutes of overtime, and he the senior also was on the bench for the final 14 seconds of regulation            [Author: Knoxville News Sentinel]
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Tennessee avoids big meltdown, beats Iowa to reach Sweet 16

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored six points in overtime and Tennessee held off Iowa 83-77 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the first time in three years. Williams had a pair of free throws, two jumpers, and a strip in overtime that helped the Vols […]
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NCAA Latest: Iowa takes Tennessee to tourney's first OT game

Tennessee and Iowa are in overtime after a furious Hawkeyes rally            [Author: AP]
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Tennessee blows 25-point lead and then survives Iowa in overtime to reach NCAA Sweet 16

Tennessee led by 25 points in the first half, scored 49 at halftime and then watched Iowa claw back throughout the second half.           


Tennessee blows 25-point lead, beats Iowa 83-77 in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Admiral Schofield ran around the court in sheer joy, waving a March Madness towel after Tennessee made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2016. The rest of the Volunteers? Just trying to breathe normally again. Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history […]
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Tennessee blows big lead, rallies for 83-77 OT win over Iowa

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history Sunday, letting a 25-point lead slip away before two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored 6 points in overtime for an 83-77 victory over Iowa. The Volunteers (31-5) made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first […]
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NCAA Latest: Tennessee in firm control over Iowa in 1st half

Tennessee is asserting itself in the second round of the NCAA Tournament            [Author: AP]
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Rachel Maddow stopped fishing in Tennessee to host show on Mueller report from Knoxville

Rachel Maddow of msnbc hosted from UT Knoxville once news broke that Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation report was delivered.            [Author: Knoxville News Sentinel]
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Some CVS stores selling topical products infused with cannabis extract CBD but not edibles

Select CVS stores in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and Tennessee are selling some hemp-derived CBD products.


Culture carries UCLA women’s basketball into 4th straight NCAA tournament

LOS ANGELES — If it had been up to the players, UCLA’s women’s basketball team likely wouldn’t have played in the 2015 WNIT at all. The Bruins were 13-19, fed up from a frustrating season that included several blown late-game leads, and would have much preferred to be on spring break instead of running through practice drills. But it wasn’t up to them. “(The coaches) wanted to put the future of the program first,” said Kari Korver, a redshirt sophomore that season who is now in her first season ...
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Police: Vols DB George Jr. arrested for punching officer

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee defensive back Kenneth George Jr. has been arrested for allegedly punching a police officer on the side of the head. The 22-year-old George is facing felony charges of battery on an officer and resisting an officer with violence and misdemeanor charges of resisting an officer without violence and disorderly […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tennessee, George, MIAMI BEACH Fla, Vols DB George Jr, Kenneth George Jr


MS Gov Signs Strict Abortion Ban After Judge Rejected Less-Restrictive Law

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights called the measure “cruel and clearly unconstitutional” and said it would sue Mississippi to try to block the law from taking effect on July 1. Bryant’s action came despite a federal judge’s decision last year striking d...
Tags: New York, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Georgia, Ap, Tennessee, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Jackson, Center For Reproductive Rights, Matt Bevin, American Civil Liberties Union, Bryant


Linville Gorge: A Sparkle of Rekindled Joy

“It’s the closest you can get to God – a place where you can talk about all your hopes, fears, and dreams,” Dad said. That faraway gaze sprinkled with a sparkle of rekindled joy in his eyes was becoming more familiar these days as he reflected and reminisced of past memories – memories of a simpler time when laughter, friendship, and comradery was never in short supply, especially when in the presence of those whom did life together – a family in a sense. That family consisted of Dad and...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Tennessee, Canon, Dad, NC, Blue Ridge Mountains, Linville River, Linville Gorge, Table Rock, Linville Gorge Life


Playa Fly Crownin Me for Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re going to head to Tennessee. Back in the 90s, Tennessee had some of the best underground music. Taylor Boyz, Lil Milt, Kingpin Skinny Pimp and a few others were my favorites. The artist I’m featuring today is none other than Playa Fly. Playa Fly burst on the scene as part of the Three 6 Mafia. Not too long after that, Playa Fly split from the group. Playa Fly and Three 6 Mafia beefing with each other. With the two sides beefing, great music from both ca...
Tags: Tennessee, Hip Hop, Jazz, Playa, Throwback Thursday, Blog Hops & memes, Tennessee Back, Taylor Boyz Lil Milt Kingpin Skinny Pimp, Playa Fly Playa Fly


Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NCAA Tournament Prediction

It’s that time of year again and that’s March Madness of course. Honestly, this is my favorite time of the year because anything can happen, and it usually does. Coming into the tournament, Duke is the overwhelming favorite and deservedly so. Zion Williamson is the phenom that everyone talked about and then some. In the ACC tournament, he became the first freshman since Kevin Durant to average 30 points and 10 boards in a conference tournament. There are quite a few other teams that have a gre...
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5 Clean Energy Blogs to Read in 2019

Clean energy is a powerful force for battling climate change and saving the environment. For the first time, two states- California and Hawaii- had committed to 100 percent clean energy goals last year. That means a total of one hundred cities have committed towards 100 percent clean energy. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport in Tennessee announced in 2018 that it would be the first airport in the U.S to run on 100% solar power and other airports are interested in the same thing. Harts...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, California, Advertising, America, Georgia, Guides, United States, Hawaii, Tennessee, IEA, Green Energy, International Energy Agency IEA, International Energy Agency, Xcel Energy, Greentech Media


Cohen III carries Green Bay over E. Tennessee St. 102-94

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Sandy Cohen III had 29 points as Green Bay defeated East Tennessee State 102-94 in the first round of the CIT on Wednesday night. JayQuan McCloud had 19 points for Green Bay (18-16). Josh McNair added 16 points. Tank Hemphill had 15 points for the visiting team. Green Bay is […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tennessee, Green Bay, JOHNSON CITY Tenn, CIT, East Tennessee State, Sandy Cohen III, JayQuan McCloud, Tank Hemphill, Cohen III, Josh McNair


Vikings sign ex-Titans guard Josh Kline for thin O-line

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Tennessee right guard Josh Kline for their thin offensive line. Kline’s three-year deal, valued at $15.75 million, was done Wednesday as Kline finished a visit to team headquarters. Kline’s streak of 46 games started is the longest active run among all NFL guards. He played […]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Tennessee, Minnesota Vikings, Kline, Josh Kline, EAGAN Minn AP


History of popular condiments

Condiments can make or break a meal. They’re the addition that saves a dry sandwich and the extra touch that spices up a bit of sushi. No matter what you’re eating, there always seems to be a condiment on the side that is there to at least improve a dish, if not save it entirely. It’s something that has been done throughout history — something that’s immediately clear as soon as you take a deeper look at where your favorite condiments come from. This is how your favorite condiments came to do...
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College admissions: long a murky cesspool of sports, affirmative action, government and benefactors

If you were laboring under the illusion that the admissions process at elite colleges is a meritocracy, stop. The college admissions cheating scandal comes as no surprise for those who have watched the process over the years. Parents want their kids in good schools because that reflects on them, not the kids. It does not matter if you are Jared Kushner’s dad getting him into Harvard by funding a building, or Forrest Gump’s mom doing the Greenbow, Alabama Middle School Principal to advance her so...
Tags: Hollywood, Instagram, Congress, California, Opinion, Africa, Sport, Cnn, Harvard, Soccer, Yale, Tennessee, Michael Jordan, Ivy League, Johnson, Usc


‘Grateful’ Lady Vols look to avoid early tourney exit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is breathing a sigh of relief after receiving one of the last at-large spots in this year’s women’s NCAA Tournament to remain the only school to play in every tourney in the event’s 38-year history. Now that they’re in, the Lady Vols are looking to avoid an early exit. That […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tennessee, Ncaa Tournament, Knoxville, Tenn AP, Lady Vols, Vols


5 Unsung Word of Mouth Marketing Examples

Word of mouth marketing is — and has always been — the most effective (and cost-effective) way to generate customers and grow any business. But for a long time, word of mouth marketing has been mostly ignored in favor of outbound and inbound acquisition efforts, plus a big shift toward social media. The truth is that social media and word of mouth marketing are NOT THE SAME THING any more than toothpaste is the same as a toothpaste tube. Word of mouth is the toothpaste; social media is the tube...
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Lawsuit: Vanderbilt hospital operated on wrong kidney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman says Vanderbilt University Medical Center operated on the wrong kidney during her surgery in what federal officials call a “never event.” The Tennessean reports Carla Miller says the error damaged her urinary system and she now needs dialysis for life. She’s seeking more than $25 million in damages […]
Tags: Health, News, Nation, Tennessee, Nashville Tenn, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt, Carla Miller


Most popular whiskeys in the world

Whiskey is one of the world’s most beloved spirits. It’s both sipped neat and mixed into cocktails, savored and taken as a shot alongside a pint of beer. With this level of universal popularity, it should come as no surprise that countries around the world make the spirit. Each does things a little differently, making exploring the world through a dram or glass all too easy to do. Quick note: America, Ireland, and Mexico use the spelling “whiskey.” Everywhere else goes with the English spelli...
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Governor ‘glad’ to meet with woman who accused lawmaker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it took “a lot of courage” for a woman to meet with him about her accusations of sexual misconduct against a state lawmaker. The Republican told reporters Tuesday he was glad to meet Christi Rice and hear her story, declining to discuss specifics of the meeting. […]
Tags: News, Nation, Tennessee, Nashville, Tenn AP, Bill Lee, Christi Rice


Janney Montgomery Scott to buy FIG Partners

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC said March 19 that it agreed to buy FIG Partners LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. FIG, of Atlanta, is an investment banking and research firm. PRESS RELEASE PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, announced today that it has agreed to acquire FIG Partners LLC, an Atlanta-based investment banking and research firm. The experienced team at FIG Partners brings n...
Tags: Trends, Atlanta, Tennessee, M&a, Financial Services, Atlanta Georgia, LLC, FIG Partners, Janney Montgomery Scott, Janney, Capital Markets Group, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Freeman Co LLC, HighBank Advisors, FIG Partners LLC, Timothy C Scheve Janney


Best US vintage trailer rentals

Before there was #vanlife, there was trailer life. In the 1950s and ‘60s, hitting the great highways and meandering backroads of the US with the family and a nicely outfitted trailer was the best way to see the country, and tons of great models emerged from that time period, including the now-iconic and coveted silver Airstreams. Nowadays, you’re more likely to see sleek modern RVs and boxy fold-out campers at campsites, but these charming relics of the USA’s great road-trip era are still flo...
Tags: Travel, Usa, California, Washington, Oregon, US, Netflix, Tennessee, Trailers, Royals, Airbnb, New Mexico, Kate, Oakland, North Carolina, Kate Pierson


Passing of Former NOBLE Executive Board Member - Police Chief David Wynn

Former NOBLE Executive Board Member, David Wynn, law enforcement career spanned over 30 years and included posts with the Starkville Police Department, the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy, the Hattiesburg Police Department, and Transportation Security Administration. He was well-known and well-respected in the law enforcement community. Some of Wynn's accomplishments during his distinguished career inclu...
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Tennessee fugitive masqueraded as Harvard-educated psychiatrist, gave out pills, feds say

George David George was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for a Tennessee fraud scheme. Prosecutors say he duped investors out of $3 million.            [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: News, Harvard, Tennessee, Nashville Tennessean, George David George