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Tennessee Vols face Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Saturday

 

Tennessee (8-8, 1-3 SEC) at Vanderbilt (8-8, 2-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 14th, 2017 | 7:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads west to Nashville this weekend to face off with Vanderbilt Saturday at 7:30pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Vols (8-8, 1-3 SEC) and Commodores (8-8, 2-2 SEC) are meeting for the 192nd time on Saturday night. The in-state foes met three times last season — Vanderbilt claimed both regular season meetings while Tennessee came away with a thrilling win over the ‘Dores in the SEC Tournament.

Saturday marks the second of at least three games in the Music City this season for the Vols.

The 192nd meeting between the Tennessee Vols and Vanderbilt Commodores tips off Saturday at 7:30pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Ford Ice Center and Prince’s Hot Chicken are the Coolest and Hottest Destinations in South Nashville

 

Nashville Tennessee - Music CityNashville, TN – It’s a pretty well-known fact that South Nashville and the Antioch region have fallen on hard times in recent years. One just has to look at the vacated Global Crossing Mall to witness the proof.

But, in the past year local housing prices have increased dramatically and there’s more evidence on the ground to help you see that this community is on the rise with a little help from ice hockey stars and spicy hot chicken.

The coolest destination in Antioch - the Ford Ice Center.

The coolest destination in Antioch – the Ford Ice Center.

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Tennessee Vols lose to #8 Gonzaga at Bridgestone Arena, 86-76

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN After trailing by as many as 21, Tennessee fought back to within a couple possessions of No. 8 Gonzaga, but the second-half push went no further as the Vols fell to the unbeaten Bulldogs, 86-76, at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night.

Tennessee (6-5) was led offensively by junior guard Detrick Mostella, who spurred the Vols’ comeback attempt with 15 of his 17 points coming in the second half. Grant Williams added 11 points while Robert Hubbs III finished with 10.

Billed as The Battle on Broadway, Sunday’s game between Tennessee and Gonzaga (11-0) was a rematch of last season’s Battle in Seattle. This season’s edition played out in a similar fashion as the one before it, with the Bulldogs jumping out to a big early lead and the Vols nearly erasing it.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Kwe Parker (12) shoots against Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Josh Perkins (13) during the first half of the Battle on Broadway at Bridgestone Arena. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Kwe Parker (12) shoots against Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Josh Perkins (13) during the first half of the Battle on Broadway at Bridgestone Arena. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball travels to Nashville to take on #8 Gonzaga in The Battle on Broadway

 

Tennessee vs. #8 Gonzaga

Sunday, December 17th, 2016 | 3:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee treats its midstate fans to a high-profile, regular-season clash against unbeaten and eighth-ranked Gonzaga Sunday at Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. Billed as the The Battle on Broadway, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, tip-off is slated for 3:00pm CT on ESPN2.

The Vols (6-4) journeyed west for another neutral site showdown with the Bulldogs (10-0) in Seattle last season. Gonzaga emerged with an 86-79 victory.

Tennessee is playing its fourth game in eight days — a stretch that began last Sunday when the Vols were narrowly edged by No. 7 North Carolina, 73-71, in Chapel Hill.

Tennessee and Gonzaga tip-off at 3:00pm CT at Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols rally in second half to beat Lipscomb, 92-77

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TNGrant Williams scored a career-high 30 points, and Robert Hubbs III had a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds as Tennessee defeated Lipscomb 92-77 on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee (6-4) dominated the second half to respond to Lipscomb’s (4-9) strong start. In the second half, the Vols shot 53.8 percent (14-of-26) shooting and enjoyed a 25-13 advantage on the glass. UT finished with 41 rebounds to Lipscomb’s 29.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) goes to the basket against Lipscomb Bisons guard Kenny Cooper (21) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 92 to 77. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) goes to the basket against Lipscomb Bisons guard Kenny Cooper (21) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 92 to 77. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols play Tennessee Tech at Thompson-Boling Area Tuesday

 

Tennessee vs. Tennessee Tech

Tuesday, December 12th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee hosts in-state and I-40 foe Tennessee Tech on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena with tipoff set for 6:00pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Vols (4-4) are looking to bounce back from a narrow defeat at the hands of No. 7 North Carolina on Sunday night and grab their 14th consecutive home victory during the month of December.

Tennessee got a big showing from its leading scorer, Robert Hubbs III, in Chapel Hill. The senior scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting to boost his season average to 14.8 points per game. Hubbs is joined in double figures by redshirt freshman Lamonte Turner at 10.3 ppg.

Tennessee hosts the Golden Eagles Tuesday at 6:00pm on the SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular Dazzled in Downtown Nashville

 

Cirque Musica Holiday SpectacularNashville, TN – On Sunday, November 27th, 2016 Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular dazzled fans of all ages at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The show featured the Nashville Recording Orchestra paired with the creative cast of Cirque Musica presenting skills of poise and wonder to the most popular songs of the Christmas season.

The Spectacular also featured performers who come from 6th, 7th and even 8th generations of circus families.

Golden men performing feats of flexibility and strength in smooth steady moves at the Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular.

Golden men performing feats of flexibility and strength in smooth steady moves at the Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular.

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Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Has a High-Flying Night in Nashville

 

Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Nashville, TN – The fifth incarnation of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum (MHOF) Induction Ceremony took place on October 26th, 2016 at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium and a who’s who of Music City’s musical nobility were on hand to witness a high-flying night of music history.

The MHOF first opened on June 6th, 2006 to honor all musicians regardless of genre or instrument. While the Hall is populated by many well-known artists part of the mission statement of the organization is to showcase some of the lesser known talent and sideman who were responsible for creating the greatest songs in the library of recorded music.

Inductees Garth Brooks & The G-Men played to an enthusiastic reception. (Rich Lynch)

Inductees Garth Brooks & The G-Men played to an enthusiastic reception. (Rich Lynch)

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Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event in Clarksville set for October 18th

 

Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event to be held at American Job Center in Clarksville

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – This year Paychecks for Patriots will be on October 18th in four cities; Memphis, Nashville, Clarksville, and Knoxville from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

Paychecks for Patriots is not your typical job fair, it is truly a hiring event.  Each employer who participates is vetted to ensure they have available full-time jobs for veterans.

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Music City Knockout Is a Bucking Good Time in Nashville

 

Music City KnockoutNashville, TN – There were a lot of twists and turns at the PBR Music City Knockout held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on August 20th, 2016.

The drama was provided by bone-jarring bulls and the unique bracket format of the two-day competition that saw the world’s best Professional Bull Riders face off against each other in the only one of its kind event on the 2016 Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) schedule.

J.B. Mauney has a money ride on a monster bull.

J.B. Mauney has a money ride on a monster bull.

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