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Tennessee fires Donnie Tyndall in light of NCAA investigation

Updated 18 hours, 55 minutes ago

Donnie Tyndall has been let go as Tennessee's men's basketball coach UT confirmed Friday morning in a press release.

This comes after a four month investigation by the NCAA into allegations of misconduct from Tyndall during his tenure at Southern Mississippi (2012-2014), where he was coach before being hired by UT athletic director Dave Hart last April.

"It is disappointing that we have to take this action," Hart said in the press release. "It is highly likely that Coach Tyndall will face significant penalties at the conclusion of the NCAA's infractions process. We believe that this decision ...

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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 ...

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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 ...