The Country Music Association Awards almost fully honored and highlighted the women of country music — whose songs have been heavily dismissed on country radio over the years — until two words were uttered when they named its entertainer of the year: Garth Brooks.
Jordan Bowden scored 19 of his career-high 26 points in the second half and Tennessee rallied from 12 points down to beat Murray State 82-63 on Tuesday night.
Denny Hamlin adamantly insisted “It’s not over” after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR’s championship race. After calling his shot, he delivered Sunday.
Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, Joshua Kalu blocked a last-second field goal attempt and the Titans beat the Chiefs 35-32 on Sunday.
Jarrett Guarantano threw two third-quarter touchdown passes for the lead that Tennessee’s defense preserved with a late goal-line stand, helping the Vols rally past Kentucky 17-13 on Saturday night.
Bud Foster has been at Virginia Tech 33 seasons, and the Hokies honored their retiring defensive coordinator before Saturday’s game against No. 22 Wake Forest. Then during the game, Foster showed why he deserved the recognition.
Persevering through rough stretches this football season has helped Kentucky and Tennessee remain hopeful of becoming bowl eligible.
Emotions will be running high when Virginia Tech faces Atlantic Coast Conference rival Wake Forest on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Tennessee’s Bryce Thompson says he’s finally back in his preferred playing shape after missing the first three games of the season. UAB needs no convincing.
Ian Book’s 7-yard touchdown with 29 seconds left capped an 87-yard drive and lifted No. 16 Notre Dame to a 21-20 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday.