1. 2011 in Review: The Best Year in College Basketball for a Tennessean

    As evidenced by their stellar showings in open conference play in 2012, Tennessee and Vanderbilt are seizing the opportunity to declare a fresh start for their respective men’s ...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about over 2 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  2. Crisis at Tennessee: A Pearl for a Byrd in Hand

    By any reasonable measure, when you subtract the emotions and moral relativity, you can’t escape the impending reality this March that Bruce Pearl is being weighed for the gallows at Tennessee...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about over 3 years ago 1,559 reads 2 comments

  3. SEC Coaching Analysis: A Friend in Hand

    The uneasiness around Vanderbilt football head coach Bobby Johnson’s abrupt departure transformed almost completely into jubilation for successor Robbie Caldwell’s prospects ...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about 4 years ago 483 reads 2 comments

  4. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Vanderbilt's Secret Scrimmage Story

    A year ago this election week, two days before Barack Obama began his own era of "change" in Washington, the Vanderbilt men’s basketball program aimed to author its storybook prelude in the ...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about almost 5 years ago 250 reads 3 comments

  5. Titan-ic: Tennessee's Historic Collapse Continues

    From 0-1 to 0-and-deep-sixed, the default sound byte in the Tennessee Titans’ locker room this year has been some mild variation of “We move on,” an empty mantra that ...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about almost 5 years ago 203 reads 4 comments

  6. NFL Coaching Carousel: Seattle Seahawks

    The Skinny: Mike Holmgren is a coaching legend. Since coming to the Seahawks in 1999 with dual general manager and head coach titles, he became the franchise’s all-time winningest coach with 86 victories and his third Super Bowl appearance in 2005.

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  7. NFL Coaching Carousel: Kansas City Chiefs

    The Skinny Coming off an AFC and franchise-worst 2-14 season, the Chiefs finally decided it couldn’t get any worse, mercifully ending the Herm Edwards experiment that cost them a fourth-round ...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about 5 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  8. NFL Coaching Carousel: Oakland Raiders

    The Skinny: “The Great-ness of the Raid-uhs...” used to be the eccentric beacon call of one of the great innovators from the old AFL treading the frontier of gridiron success...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about 5 years ago 732 reads 24 comments

  9. 'Mark and Matt': The Golden Boy QB Race

    “Mark can run a naked bootleg and hit his receiver in perfect stride 40 yards downfield.Matt can fire a laser 60 yards into his man’s breadbasket with a corner on his hip...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about over 5 years ago 169 reads 2 comments

  10. The Day Billy Gillispie's Honeymoon Died at Kentucky

    It’s raining beer bottles in Lexington. Or at least that’s the weather that greeted Kentucky coach/god Billy Clyde Gillispie near the tunnel exiting Rupp Arena, where his Wildcats dropped a 90-85 decision on Wednesday night...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about over 5 years ago 3,283 reads 16 comments

  11. Nate Washington: The Latest Victim of the Doomed Titans Wide Receiver Carousel

    Say goodbye to Nate Washington. No, not just you, Pittsburgh. The NFL. Tennessee’s Super Bowl-winning free-agent signing has no clue that he has just voluntarily marooned his NFL career...

    Henry Nichols Written by Henry Nichols about over 5 years ago 2,668 reads 19 comments

  12. Knight to Georgia=Hand In Glove

    The General is shopping for a new sweater. Might as well be a red one, right? In casual college basketball circles, the virtual consensus among seasoned observers is that Robert Montgomery ...

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