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String of injuries can't stop Texas A&M on its run to College World Series finals against Tennessee

Jun. 21, 2024 15:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jim Schlossnagle remembers how he felt when he saw Braden Montgomery, one of the biggest stars in college baseball, break his ankle as he slid into the plate in the NCAA super regionals two weeks ago. “Yeah, my heart sank,” he said Friday....

Vols' run at 'unbreakable' HR mark impresses Bertman, whose teams were faces of 1990s 'gorilla ball'

Jun. 21, 2024 09:34 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Until he saw messages flying back and forth on the 1990s-era LSU players' group text thread late this season, Skip Bertman didn't realize the Tennessee team of 2024 was making a serious run at the Holy Grail of the college baseball record book. Bertman's 1997...

UConn's Castle, Kentucky duo, Tennessee's Knecht headline the list of top guards in the NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

John Calipari turned Kentucky into a factory for NBA talent, including 28 one-and-done players becoming first-round picks. Now at Arkansas, Calipari's last crop with the Wildcats features two headlining guards in the NBA draft next week in Reed Sheppard and Rob Dillingham. ...

Jon Rahm eager to play again after foot infection kept him out of the U.S. Open

Jun. 20, 2024 15:20 PM EDT

COLLEGE GROVE, Tenn. (AP) — Jon Rahm is ready to stop watching TV and get back to playing golf. The Spaniard withdrew from LIV Golf's last event six holes into the second round in Houston, then pulled out of the U.S. Open last week two days before his tee time because of an...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Jun. 20, 2024 14:19 PM EDT

Kingsport Times-News. June 13, 2024. Editorial: State laws cannot contradict the Constitution Tennesseans expect members of their state government to always act within the framework set forth in the Constitution of the United States to which they swear their oath of...

Dalton Knecht hones game over 3-school basketball journey, now a projected lottery pick in NBA draft

Jun. 20, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Dalton Knecht has always packed one thing with him throughout his cross-country, multi-school basketball journey — a chip on his shoulder. Feeling overlooked has powered the guard from Colorado along his stops at Northeastern Junior College (Colorado), Northern...

Tennessee beats Florida State 7-2 to become first No. 1 national seed since 2009 to reach CWS finals

Jun. 19, 2024 23:10 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tennessee fell flat in its two previous College World Series appearances and in between there was the crushing loss in NCAA super regionals as the No. 1 national seed. All that has led to this year's Volunteers putting themselves in position to play for the...

Connor Hults halts North Carolina comeback bid to help Seminoles advance with 9-5 win at CWS

Jun. 18, 2024 18:58 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Connor Hults felt a whole lot better walking off the mound at the end of the game Tuesday than he did three days earlier. Hults pitched 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief to thwart North Carolina's comeback bid, and Jaxson West and Max Williams hit back-to-back...

Officials release autopsy of Missouri student Riley Strain

Jun. 18, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Riley Strain, a University of Missouri student whose body was recovered from a river after going missing in Tennessee’s capital for nearly two weeks, died from accidental drowning and intoxication, according to a newly released autopsy report. News outlets...

PGA Tour has final signature event as LPGA goes to Sahalee for 3rd major

Jun. 18, 2024 12:08 PM EDT

PGA TOUR TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Cromwell, Connecticut. Course: TPC River Highlands. Yardage: 6,852. Par: 70. Prize money: $20 million. Winner's share: $3.6 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel);...