Section: Sports - Columns

Wiedmer: UTC's 'Red' making foes blue

Published Dec. 18 2014

It's certainly been nice while it lasted, these giant basketball upsets the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women have been...

5-at-10: Story of the year candidates, College bowl contest, NBA big 3, Rushmore of Simpsons characters

Published Dec. 17 2014

We are eight days from Christmas. Eight. Rushmore of eights would be Willie Stargell, Troy Aikman, Figure 8 and Crazy...

Greeson: Good QB play still common denominator for top NFL teams

Published Dec. 17 2014

There are two weeks left in the NFL regular season. We are left with what we know, what we wonder...

5-at-10: NFL power poll, Braves new venue, college football attendance, musical Rushmore

Published Dec. 16 2014

"What do you think the title should be? Camp Jordan lights? Or Camp Jordan is the best place ever?"

Wiedmer: UT's Donnie Tyndall may be worth the risk

Published Dec. 16 2014

Is it too early to trumpet Tennessee's Donnie Tyndall for Southeastern Conference coach of the year? ...

5-at-10: Weekend's winners & losers, UTC season review, Rushmore of 10s

Published Dec. 15 2014

It's Monday. That means groggy eyes and week-long lookaheads. It also means weekend winners and losers.

Wiedmer: Could Falcons' Smith reach playoffs but lose his job?

Published Dec. 15 2014

ATLANTA — In any normal NFL regular season, the Atlanta Falcons’ ninth loss of the year with two games still...

Young: Calhoun keeps football dynasty intact

Published Dec. 14 2014

CALHOUN, Ga. — It seems a bit silly now, all this talk of the decline of the Calhoun High School...

Wiedmer: Mariota is how a Heisman winner should act

Published Dec. 14 2014

One week ago today, Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich headed off to Hawaii instead of talking about his Ducks' inclusion...

5-at-10: Friday Mailbag with our annual bowl contest, UTC pick, and Rushmore of best worst movies

Published Dec. 12 2014

In as much as Mocs will obviously not go to bowl is there a payout by NCAA for the...

Wiedmer: Mocs look ready for big, cold stage

Published Dec. 12 2014

The fans were few and far between who sent the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team off Thursday afternoon...

5-at-10: Coaching moves, Fab 4 picks, UTC offensive challenge, Rushmore of Thieves

Published Dec. 11 2014

The picks finished the conference championship weekend in style. We went 6-2 here — missing only two over/unders that featured...

5-at-10: College football, Mocs defensive challenge, short on Johnny Football, Rushmore of bad Heisman

Published Dec. 10 2014

Gang, mailbag.

Wiedmer: UK aside, SEC again struggling in men's hoops

Published Dec. 10 2014

Exactly seven weeks ago today, new Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl said of the Southeastern Conference's NCAA tournament prospects this...

5-at-10: NFL Power Poll, Butch's extension, UTC update, Rushmore of families of actors

Published Dec. 9 2014

Gang, it's a big week by all accounts, right? Right.

Wiedmer: Timing right for Jones' raise, extension

Published Dec. 9 2014

Eric Berry never played for Butch Jones. He left the University of Tennessee football team for NFL riches after Lane...

5-at-10: Who won the weekend, bowl match ups, Rushmore of Seinfeld one-liners

Published Dec. 8 2014

Yep, that just happened.

Wiedmer: Committee got First Four right for football playoff

Published Dec. 8 2014

Too few teams.

Wiedmer: Pinkel, Saban share college origins

Published Dec. 6 2014

ATLANTA - Everybody starts somewhere. But what are the odds the opposing coaches for today's Southeastern Conference championship football game...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag

Published Dec. 5 2014

Great week gang. Thanks for all the give and take and taking all we could give.

Greeson: Championship weekend equals intriguing picks

Published Dec. 5 2014

We enter the championship weekend with another round of picks, and as always these are for entertainment purposes only.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, Braves new warrior, unhappy Michael Sam, Rushmore of fast food joints

Published Dec. 4 2014

Wow, it's Thursday already.

Wiedmer: Will others follow UAB's lead to drop football?

Published Dec. 4 2014

Bill Curry was the head football coach at the University of Alabama when Alabama-Birmingham first discussed fielding a football program...