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Lamar Alexander: Accelerating the development of COVID-19 testing technologies

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Thursday, May 7th, 2020, the U.S. Senate health committee I chair will hold a hearing with Dr. Francis Collins at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Dr. Gary Disbrow at the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). 

This hearing will be an opportunity for senators to learn how NIH is working to create new technologies to produce the tens of millions of diagnostic tests we will need to contain COVID-19 Coronavirus.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Tennessee hospitals and clinics will receive an additional $179 million in funding made available through the CARES Act

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Slimmed down Austin Peay State University ESPEAY’s celebrated via social media

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Normally, the ESPEAY’s serve as the end-of-year night of pomp and circumstance to celebrate the best and brightest Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics has to offer.

Obviously, these are not normal circumstances. So social media was the spot to find the honors for a slimmed-down ESPEAY’s for the 2019-20 year, which saw the bulk of awards handed out Wednesday night on Austin Peay State University’s official Twitter and Instagram pages.

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Nashville Sounds announce Vanderbilt Baseball Games cancelled at First Horizon Park

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club regrets to announce today the Vanderbilt vs. Belmont game on March 17th and Vanderbilt vs. Lipscomb game on March 24th to be played at First Horizon Park have been cancelled due to damages sustained from the tornado this past week.

“We’re very disappointed to not be able to host these two events at First Horizon Park in 2020,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “We fully support these brilliant baseball programs, but at this time our primary focus is to have First Horizon Park functioning as best as we can for Opening Day on April 9th.”

Plans for Rescheduled Games to be Announced by Respective Athletic Departments. (Nashville Sounds)

Plans for Rescheduled Games to be Announced by Respective Athletic Departments. (Nashville Sounds)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on Alabama at SEC Tournament, Thursday

 

Tennessee (17-14 | 9-9 SEC) vs. Alabama (16-15 | 8-10 SEC)

SEC Tournament Second Round
Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 12:00 noon / 1:00pm ET
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team opens its journey through the 2020 SEC Tournament with a second-round matchup against Alabama on Tuesday afternoon. Tipoff from Bridgestone Arena is set for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Thursday’s game can be seen on SEC Network, online through WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Fans can access WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Mike Morgan, Jimmy Dykes and Marty Smith will have the call.

Tennessee Men's Basketball meets Alabama in the Second Round of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena, Thursday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball meets Alabama in the Second Round of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena, Thursday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on #16/#18 Kentucky in third round of SEC Tournament, tonight

 

Tennessee (21-9 | 10-6 SEC) vs. Kentucky (21-7 | 10-6 SEC)

Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 7:30pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – #RV/NR Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (21-9, 10-6 SEC), the No. 6 seed, will meet No. 3 seed and #16/18 Kentucky (21-7, 10-6 SEC) on Friday at approximately 7:15pm CT in the third round of the 2020 SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The Lady Vols advanced to the third round by coming from 13 down to defeat No. 11 seed Missouri, 64-51, on Thursday night. UT now has won four straight games. The Lady Vols have come from behind 14 times in the 22 games they’ve trailed this season, and the 13-point deficit was the biggest they’ve erased to win this year and biggest since flipping the script on a 20-point, third-quarter hole vs. Stetson last year.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Kentucky tonight in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Tip off will be around 7:15pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Kentucky tonight in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Tip off will be around 7:15pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball set to begin SEC Tournament play, Thursday

 

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – #RV/NR Tennessee (20-9, 10-6 SEC) will open play on Thursday at approximately 7:30pm CT in the second round of the 2020 SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The Lady Vols, who tied for third in the league standings, were assigned the No. 6 seed based on the SEC’s tie-breaker policy. They will meet the winner of Wednesday afternoon’s first-round contest between No. 11 seed Missouri (8-21, 5-11 SEC) and No. 14 Ole Miss (7-22, 0-16 SEC). 

Tennessee defeated Missouri 77-66 in Knoxville to open the SEC slate back on January 2nd and owns road (84-28) and home (77-66) wins over Ole Miss this season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will play the winner between Missouri and Ole Miss Thursday night at 7:30pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will play the winner between Missouri and Ole Miss Thursday night at 7:30pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball travels to Auburn, Sunday

 

Tennessee (19-9 | 9-6 SEC) at Auburn (10-16 | 4-11 SEC)

Sunday, March 1st, 21020 | 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET)
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsAuburn, AL – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (19-9, 9-6 SEC) closes out the regular season on the road, taking on the Auburn Tigers (10-16, 4-11 SEC) in their Senior Day game on Sunday afternoon at Auburn Arena. Tip-off is slated for 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET).

This will mark the first meeting of 2019-20 between the Lady Vols and AU, who stand tied for fifth and in 12th, respectively, in the SEC standings entering the final game of the regular season.

The Big Orange women have bounced back from the roughest part of their schedule to emerge victorious in their last two games and equal last season’s final victory total.

Tennessee Women's Basketball looks to finish the regular season on a high note when the Lady Vols take on Auburn at Auburn Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball looks to finish the regular season on a high note when the Lady Vols take on Auburn at Auburn Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Ole Miss

 

Tennessee (18-9 | 8-6 SEC) vs. Ole Miss (7-20 | 0-14 SEC)

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball (18-9, 8-6 SEC) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night for the final regular season home game. Ole Miss (7-20, 0-14 SEC) comes to town for a 6:02pm CT contest vs. the Lady Vols.

UT and the Rebels met in Oxford, MS, on January 9th, with the Big Orange cruising to an 84-28 victory in the Pavilion at Ole Miss.  This will mark the 56th contest in a rivalry that began in 1977. UT leads the series, 47-8, and has won 31 of the past 32.

The Lady Vols are tied for sixth place in the SEC standings with LSU at 8-6, residing two games ahead of Alabama, Florida and Georgia (6-8). Arkansas and Kentucky are a game ahead in a tie for fourth (9-5).

Tennessee Women's Basketball will take on Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will take on Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets 67-63 win over Vanderbilt

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team held off in-state rival Vanderbilt on Sunday afternoon, winning in Thompson-Boling Arena, 67-63.
 
Junior forward Rennia Davis led Tennessee (18-9, 8-6 SEC), posting a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman guard Jordan Horston was close behind with 16 points, while sophomore forward Rae Burrell finished with 12 points and nine rebounds.
 
Chelsie Hall and Mariella Fasoula were the high scorers for Vanderbilt (13-14, 3-11 SEC) with 20 and 18, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball freshman #25 Jordan Horston had 16 points Sunday in win over Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball freshman #25 Jordan Horston had 16 points Sunday in win over Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Vanderbilt Commodores

 

Tennessee (17-9 | 7-6 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (13-13 | 3-10 SEC)

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 | 11:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-9, 7-6 SEC), which is receiving votes in this week’s AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls, returns home to host in-state foe Vanderbilt (13-13, 3-10 SEC) on Sunday in a 11:02pm CT matinee at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols and Commodores met in Nashville on January 30th, with UT coming away with a 78-69 victory in Memorial Gymnasium. This will mark the 84th contest in a rivalry that began in 1976. UT leads the series, 73-10, and has won 11 of the past 12, with Vandy picking up its first-ever victory in Knoxville last season on February 28th, 76-69.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will take on Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will take on Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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