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Despite protests, Lady Vols name changing Wednesday

KNOXVILLE – On June 3, a petition containing 23,000 signatures landed in the hands of University of Tennessee chancellor Jimmy Cheek.

A month prior, the same tall stack of papers was given to university president Joe DiPietro in the foyer of the school’s Andy Holt Tower, which houses DiPietro’s office. 731 more words

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Lady Vols group protests trustees meeting

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KNOXVILLE – Holding photos of former women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt, several dozen Lady Vols supporters gathered Thursday outside the University of Tennessee’s annual board of trustees meeting to protest the athletics department’s imminent re-branding. 423 more words

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Yanks to go purple for Alzheimer's Awareness

The Yankees will celebrate their third-annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Night with the first 18,000 fans 21 and older in attendance for Monday night’s game against the Phillies to receive a purple Yankees cap presented by the New Era Cap Company. 263 more words

Motivational Monday: "start where you are"

Hello everyone,

This week’s Motivational Monday theme is “start where you are”.

This theme is inspired by Pat Summitt. She coached the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team from 1974-2012 and holds the record for career wins with 1,098. 86 more words


Cierra Burdick - Lady Vol Basketball 2011-2015

Taking A Stance

Many people have asked me to weigh in on this controversial topic regarding the dismissal of the Lady Vol logo. At first I was hesitant; however, it’s been said that, “A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” So here’s my stance: I believe the organized strategy to slowly erase the Lady Vol logo from the university and athletic department is a decision that deprives our institution as a whole from the rich tradition, excellence, and equality in which we pride ourselves. 679 more words

Second Annual An Evening for Champions

Nick and I were very fortunate to have the chance to work with St. Jude to make An Evening for Champions happen a couple years ago. 116 more words