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Sunday, December 17th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – For the first time since 2010, a pair of AP Top-25 Teams will clash in Thompson-Boling Arena this Sunday, as the 20th-ranked Volunteers host No. 7 North Carolina. The game will tip at 2:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPN and streamed online via WatchESPN.
Tennessee announced plans earlier in the week to “checker” Thompson-Boling Arena for next Sunday’s highly anticipated game against the defending national champion Tar Heels.
Fans planning to attend the sold-out showdown, which tips off at 2:00pm CT on ESPN, are encouraged to visit CheckerTBA.com to learn whether their seats are in a section designated to wear orange or white.
Tennessee at #7 North Carolina
Sunday, December 11th, 2016 | 4:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee basketball program kicks off a stretch of four games in eight days when it travels to face No. 7 North Carolina on Sunday. Tipoff is set for 4:00pm CT on ESPN.
Tennessee (4-3) is riding a three-game winning streak heading into its first true road contest of the season. Most recently, the Vols rode a hot shooting night to a 90-50 victory over Presbyterian on Tuesday, tying the school record with 16 made 3-pointers in the game. Redshirt freshman Lamonte Turner converted 7-of-11 from beyond the arc en route to a season-best 24 points while true freshman Jordan Bowden added five treys and 21 points.
Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee plans to honor legendary men’s basketball player Dale Ellis by retiring his No. 14 jersey during a home game next season, the Tennessee athletics department announced Thursday.
Ellis – a two-time first-team All-American – will become the fourth player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. He joins Bernard King (No. 53), Ernie Grunfeld (No. 22) and Allan Houston (No. 20).
Clarksville, TN – I’ll always remember the night of June 21st, 2012.
Sure, stories will be told and details will come and go, but I’ll always remember the night history was made.
I’ll always remember the night I saw LeBron James – who will go down as one of the greatest to ever play the game – win his first NBA championship.
After losing to the Mavericks in the Finals a year ago, James and the Heat ran roughshod over the Thunder 121-106 Thursday night to clinch an impressive 4-1 series win. «Read the rest of this article»
Rick Barry to be Featured Speaker at the Breakfast Event
Nashville, TN – The Middle Tennessee Council of Boy Scouts of America is thrilled to welcome NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry to Montgomery County, where he will be the featured speaker at the 10th Annual Clarksville “Friends of Scouting” Breakfast.
A chance for business and community leaders to come together in support of local Scouting programs and the young men and women they serve, the early morning fundraiser will be held at the Water Street Event Center on Thursday, April 12th. «Read the rest of this article»
We all love the story of Knicks sensation and point guard Jeremy Lin, the almost three-time NBA cast-offed, undrafted and two-time Ivy Leaguer from Harvard.
The Palo Alto, California, native is the All-American story: Down to his last chance, Lin excelled and exceeded expectations and did has done it all for the team on the biggest stage in the city of 8 million stories, the grand land, ‘if you can make it there you can make it any where’, New York City.
Clarksville, TN – I was on Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal’s side during the epic and legendary Shaq-Kobe Bryant Wars that were waged earlier this century. The pair formed the greatest duo the NBA had had seen since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were leading the Bulls to six championships in subsequent three-peats in the early and then late 1990’s or certainly since Hulk Hogan and the ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage formed the then WWF’s famed ‘Mega Powers’ tag team in the late 1980’s.
Being apart of Shaq’s Army was cool. And why wouldn’t it be when you’ve got a 7-foot-1, 325-pound general leading the way. No one doubts Shaq is the most dominate center of our time and is hard to argue that he may be the greatest center to ever play the position. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas is certainly a proud American and as one is well within his right to follow his heart and his Constitutional right to voice his opinion as we are guaranteed by the First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN. – August 1st, 2011 – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of August.
On Tuesday, August 2nd, the Chamber will be hosting a Women In Business event at 11:30am at the Hilton Garden Inn, 290 Alfred Thun Road. Tresa Halbrooks will serve as the Keynote Speaker. Her personal story will touch and inspire you; her humor will undoubtedly make you laugh and you will enjoy hearing about her journey through a male dominated industry. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of June.
A Power Breakfast will be held at Riverview Inn, 50 College Street, on June 9th at 7:30am. Rudy Kalis will serve as the keynote speaker for this event. From his humble beginnings as a 5-year-old German immigrant, Emmy award winner Rudy Kalis has garnered a long and exciting career as one of the nation’s premiere sports newscasters. Rudy has crossed paths with some of the greatest names in sports history such as Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus, Wayne Gretzky, Wilma Rudolph, and Darrell Waltrip. «Read the rest of this article»
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