ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) – More than 10 years after last hearing Amanda Berry’s voice, her family in Elizabethton got the miracle they’ve waited for Monday night.
Then again, it looks like Tennessee cops could really use a lesson on the difference between being a football fan and being a drug trafficker. — More.
Well, it’s not like Memphis is a football town.
“Butch Jones has beaten Charlie Strong two out of the three times.”
“Can Jones be successful at Tennessee? Only time will tell. But countless comparisons have been made to Derek Dooley, and those comparisons are simply nuts. Dooley didn’t have an ounce of the success when he came to Tennessee that Jones has.”
More perspective from Ben Garrett.
One of my brothers, an avid and educated sports fan, has lived in Cincinnati for many years. Here’s an email I got from him:
“Memo to TN fans: Butch Jones is not the next Brian Kelly.”
I then asked what the reaction was in Cincinnati. He responded:
Not nearly the reaction as when Brian Kelly went to Notre Dame. No feeling here that Butch was that caliber of coach. The SEC is a shark tank and I’m afraid Butch is the next candidate to become shark bait.
Left leaning website Mother Jones has put together a list of the worst — read craziest — state legislatures in the U.S. and the Volunteer State takes the No. 1 spot on the list. — More.
Greg Roman is currently interviewing for the University of Tennessee Head Coaching position. — More.
Five states were to announce Monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013. Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Tennessee will take part in the initiative, which is intended to boost student achievement and make U.S. schools more competitive on a global level. — More.