Sports Fans Look For Something New To Yell When Throwing Away Paper Balls In Wake Of Kobe Bryant’s Retirement

In sports, there are always players who have their moment in the spotlight, and with them always comes some sort of catchphrase that testosterone-fueled middle-schoolers beat into the ground. We all remember when our obnoxious childhood friends caught footballs and yelled out “Mossed!” in honor of Randy Moss; or kicked something really hard and yelled out “GOOOOAAAAALLLL!” in honor of… uh… soccer players, or something. And … Continue reading Sports Fans Look For Something New To Yell When Throwing Away Paper Balls In Wake Of Kobe Bryant’s Retirement

Lebron James to Make NFL Debut for the Cleveland Browns

With the NBA playoffs about to be in full swing and the Lebron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers, considered a shoe-in to win the championship, sweeping Golden State in four, Lebron is already looking ahead to what is next for the king. Lebron has stated that Cleveland Browns head coach and Wolverine rip-off, Hue Jackson, has been trying to convince him to play NFL football on his … Continue reading Lebron James to Make NFL Debut for the Cleveland Browns

College Football Playoff Committee Uses Tennessee to Make Alabama, Oklahoma Look Better

Conference championship games are a mere two days away and, as per usual, the debate as to whom should be in the College Football Playoffs are getting particularly heated. Ohio State fans are outraged that Alabama is ranked, while the entire nation is apoplectic about Ohio State’s ranking. For reference, many fans were tweeting a picture of Alabama’s 2015 schedule including a total of two … Continue reading College Football Playoff Committee Uses Tennessee to Make Alabama, Oklahoma Look Better

Football Gods Mix Up Iowa and Tennessee after 2014 Season Bowl Game

In a strange—yet somehow all too familiar—twist of fate, the Tennessee Volunteers are in the midst of an underwhelming season. The explosive performance against the Iowa Hawkeyes in January 2015 at the Tax Slayer Bowl served as kindling for the off-season’s fiery predictions for this season. Although the Vols were predicted by many to win the SEC East, they currently sit at third place with … Continue reading Football Gods Mix Up Iowa and Tennessee after 2014 Season Bowl Game

Player Suspended Following Targeting Penalty Review

During the second half of the Kentucky game, Tennessee defensive back Emmanuel Moseley was automatically ejected and suspended for the first half of next Saturday’s matchup against South Carolina due to the NCAA’s targeting rule. Fans, players, and staff showed their dissatisfaction with the penalty by doing everything from booing to breaking headsets, but SEC referees confirmed the call despite the belief that Moseley’s electric … Continue reading Player Suspended Following Targeting Penalty Review

Frustrated Football Fans Turning To UTPD For Tickets

This semester has seen some troubled times in Neyland Stadium due to the negative streak that the Vols saw in their first few weeks. Beyond that, though, there are issues of accessibility, game day coordination, and, of course, ticket availability. Though thousands of fans were unhindered in their enjoyment of Tennessee’s favorite pastime, one group was decidedly short-changed: students. Big Orange Tix, UT’s student sports … Continue reading Frustrated Football Fans Turning To UTPD For Tickets

Butch Jones Makes Case for Three-Quarter Games

Tennessee facing down the Oklahoma Sooners in Neyland Stadium. The Vols travelling to The Swamp to end the eleven-year streak against the Florida Gators. These games will be immortalized in the minds in the minds of Vols fans as two of the biggest let-downs in Tennessee Football history. Some have gotten over the losses, which felt like kicks to the testicles from steel-toed boots, but … Continue reading Butch Jones Makes Case for Three-Quarter Games