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Bud Cauley tees off on the third hole during the first round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

The Latest: Morehouse cancels football, cross country

Jun. 26, 2020 9:46 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Morehouse College canceled its football and cross country seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic. President David A. Thomas said scholarships would be honored. The Historically Black College in Atlanta competes at the NCAA...

Tennessee planning on fans in stands with Vols' budget cuts

Jun. 26, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

Tennessee’s athletic budget for 2020-21 is based on the Volunteers having fans in the stands for the upcoming football season but still includes a $10.1 million cut in overall revenues. Randy Boyd, president of the University of Tennessee, said Friday reducing the number of fans further because of the...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo,Tennessee running back Tim Jordan (9) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says running back Tim Jordan is no longer on the team after he was arrested May 30 in Florida on gun and marijuana charges. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Tennessee coach says RB Tim Jordan no longer with Vols

Jun. 18, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says running back Tim Jordan is no longer on the team after he was arrested May 30 in Florida on gun and marijuana charges. Jordan would have been a senior for the Volunteers, and the native of Bartow, Florida, played in 12 games last season. He...

In this March 19, 2005 photo, former University of Pittsburgh football head coach Johnny Major, right, visits Pitt's first NCAA college football practice of the spring in Pittsburgh. Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, died Wednesday morning, June 3, 2020, at home in Knoxville, Tenn., according to a statement from his wife, Mary Lynn Majors. He was 85.  (John Beale/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

Jun. 3, 2020 6:16 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, died Wednesday. He was 85. Majors died at his home in Knoxville, according to his wife, Mary Lynn Majors. “He spent...

Family says College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pittsburgh coach, dies at age 85

Jun. 3, 2020 11:10 AM EDT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Family says College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pittsburgh coach, dies at age 85.