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Vols down Auburn, 71-63, in Bruce Pearl's return

Updated 7 hours, 16 minutes ago

Donnie Tyndall tried his best to downplay Bruce Pearl's return, but Josh Richardson understood the significance of Saturday's contest.

"Being a new coach at a new school and playing against an old coach that did so much for the school — that the fans love so much — ­­if he felt any pressure, I think he did a good job of not letting us see it," the senior guard said.

"I just know it meant a lot to him."

In the end, the Volunteers stepped up for their first-year head coach, outscoring Auburn 22-11 over the final 10:50 of ...

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Notebook: Bruce Pearl's return to Knoxville filled with emotional moments

Updated 6 hours, 11 minutes ago

As the game turned: With 10:50 remaining in the game, Bruce Pearl looked poised to lead his Auburn team to a victory against Tennessee.

The former Tennessee head coach had just witnessed Antoine Mason knock down a triple to temporarily silence the crowd and give Auburn a 52-49 lead.

At the time, the Tigers were 7-of-12 from the 3-point line, were showing no signs of intimidation in playing front of a raucous crowd at Thompson-Boling-announced at 18439, and were exuding confidence during every possession.

In the following minutes, however, Tennessee ensured that Pearl’s return to Knoxville would not ...

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News

Health fair held on campus

College of Nursing hosts event to offer free health services, distribute information
Mon Apr 09, 2012 03:00 a.m.

As part of national “Public Health Week,” UT’s College of Nursing teamed up with the Student Health Center and the UT Medical Center to host “Health Beat,” a free health fair for UT students and faculty on Wednesday.
    
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Student Life

Behind the wheel: Boys vs. Girls

Mon Apr 09, 2012 03:00 a.m.

On campus, battle of the sexes rages on the roadways. Men constantly claim that hormones hinder females’ driving while women say men feel the need to prove their masculinity in the driver’s seat.
    
Who really are the better drivers ...

Entertainment

‘Journey’ proves revolutionary, intimate

Mon Apr 09, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The rise of the downloadable video game marketplace has become the most significant development since the addition of the third dimension. Video games no longer have to be enormous projects with multi-million dollar budgets. A game can be created by ...

Sports

Nighthawks bring indoor football to Knoxville

Mon Apr 09, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The Knoxville Civic Coliseum is home to a new team that can bring football to Tennessee a little early this year — football with an attitude that brings a totally different atmosphere. It’s the Knoxville Nighthawks.
    
As an expansion team ...

Viewpoint
Letter to the Editor

Protecting environment not political

Mon Apr 09, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I whole-heartedly agree that the terms “liberal” and “environmentalist” do not go hand in hand. The connection between the two is often drawn because conservatives hear environmentalist and they think government regulations. However, the environmental problem is not a problem ...