Wiedmer: Twenty years later, 1997 still special for Mack McCarthy

Published Mar. 12 2017

When he awoke that Selection Sunday morning on March 9, 1997, then-University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball coach Mack McCarthy...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on the NFL draft, free agency, No. 1 seeds, and ESPN's financial crunch

Published Mar. 10 2017

All things NFL, ESPN and some March Madness.

Wiedmer: Yante Maten's return gives sliver of hope to Georgia hoop dreams

Published Mar. 10 2017

NASHVILLE — Appearing to favor somewhat his injured right knee, the one covered by a balky brace and a bag...


Young: State puts Georgia High School Association on notice

Published Mar. 10 2017

To put it succinctly, the state of Georgia is 'sticking' it to the Georgia High School Association.

5-at-10: NFL signing season starts, West getting wild, another epic comeback, Rushmore of best ever in their field and little people

Published Mar. 9 2017

NFL free agency, the race for the No. 1 seed in the West, Barcelona's comeback and more.

Wiedmer: Can these Vols go one better than 1991?

Published Mar. 9 2017

It might go down as the least expected 'almost' moment in University of Tennessee men's basketball history. Emphasis on 'almost,'...

5-at-10: NFL rumors, Joe Mixon, Q&A about Big Dirk's great career, Rushmores with the AT&T girl and most unbelievable sports movie premises

Published Mar. 8 2017

NFL free agency rumors, NFL combine, Joe Mixon, Dirk and more.

5-at-10: NFL combine results, kicking the tires on kick ball's new policy, big day in Bracket history, Rushmore of NBA draft busts

Published Mar. 7 2017

NFL combine winners and losers, Megan Rapinoe and more.

Wiedmer: U.S. Soccer stance on anthem sounds good, but is it?

Published Mar. 7 2017

I've always been a sucker for 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' especially since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, NFL quarterback combine review, deep thoughts Monday with the US soccer anthem rule — all-American or un-American

Published Mar. 6 2017

Weekend winners and losers.

Wiedmer: College hoops bowing to experience this season

Published Mar. 6 2017

Perhaps because center Jasmine Joyner had scored a team-high 17 points, fellow senior Queen Alford had added 14 and the...

Wiedmer: Is Currie tough enough to return championships to UT?

Published Mar. 5 2017

Let us begin today's column on new University of Tennessee athletic director John Currie by noting that it is always...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with Lady Vols' woes, college hoops teams to watch, Kaepernick's future, all-time 3-on-3 NBA bracket

Published Mar. 3 2017

All-time NBA 3-on-3, Lady Vols, college basketball and more.

5-at-10: Combines thoughts and chances, Golf rules suggestions, Monster this and that with LeBron and UT and Rushmore of fictional cats

Published Mar. 2 2017

NFL combine begins, Derek Barnett, some of college football's finest, golf rule changes and more.

Wiedmer: McCall's Mocs need chips on shoulders again

Published Mar. 2 2017

Suddenly, sadly — at least for Mocs Maniacs everywhere — this highly anticipated UTC season is no longer about only...

5-at-10: Fall-out from UT naming Currie new AD, NCAA hypocrisy, NFL Combine, One-word Wednesday and Rushmore of Ron Howard

Published Mar. 1 2017

The John Currie decision, NCAA baseball, the NFL combine and more.

Wiedmer: UTC should be happy that UT chose John Currie

Published Mar. 1 2017

Chris Walker played for three head football coaches during his time on the defensive line at the University of Tennessee.

5-at-10: Reviewing NASCAR's opening act, UTC's freefall continues, Cuban dictator, Rushmore of TV animals

Published Feb. 28 2017

Daytona 500, UTC's fall from grace, Mark Cuban and more.

Wiedmer: Mocs gradually, then suddenly fell apart

Published Feb. 28 2017

Who knew Shakespeare was such a huge — or should that be Yuge! — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, TV sports questions, Rushmore of famous aliens

Published Feb. 27 2017

Weekend winners and losers featuring the Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel, Kurt Busch and more.

Wiedmer: Reggie Upshaw the straw that stirs MTSU

Published Feb. 27 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — You never know what's in the minds of NCAA tournament selection committee members this time of year....


Wiedmer: Henry Bowles always will remain a Howard hero

Published Feb. 26 2017

As he was wrapping up his touching tribute to longtime Howard High School basketball coach Henry Bowles on Saturday afternoon...

Wiedmer: John Tyszkiewicz a legendary UTC Hall of Famer

Published Feb. 25 2017

With his Friday night induction into the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Hall of Fame, John Tyszkiewicz became one...