Wiedmer: Ringgold's Don Patterson was much more than a football coach

Published Sep. 28 2016

For almost every day of the 27 years that Donald Lee Patterson coached the Ringgold High School football team, he...

5-at-10: NFL power poll, College football lists, Sports emotion, Rushmore of female athletes

Published Sep. 27 2016

The NFL's best, who should replace Les Miles, Heisman favorites, Dee Gordon and more.

Wiedmer: UT's Colton Jumper even has Georgia fans sort of cheering the Vols

Published Sep. 27 2016

To Colton Jumper, she will always be 'Gan Gan.'


5-at-10: Death, Weekend winners and losers and Rushmore of potential Hall of Famers gone too soon

Published Sep. 26 2016

Arnold Palmer, Jose Fernandez and the weekend's winners and losers.

Wiedmer: Ironman proves it's never too late to get in shape

Published Sep. 26 2016

Having just become the first woman to cross the finish line in the Little Debbie Ironman on Sunday afternoon, Canadian...

Wiedmer: A Tennessee win for 'resolve and resiliency'

Published Sep. 25 2016

With half the game done Saturday afternoon, more than a few Tennessee fans inside Neyland Stadium serenaded their vanishing Volunteers...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with SEC hot seats, UT-Florida blame game and Belichick the Great

Published Sep. 23 2016

This week's mailbag includes Bobby Petrino, Bill Belichick, Butch Jones, Vols/Gators and more.

Hargis: Cleveland's Scott Cummings continues to adapt to tough injury situation

Published Sep. 23 2016

Like most prep football coaches, Scott Cummings prides himself on being the man his players look to for answers. Whether...

Greeson: Ducks, trucks and Butch's UT legacy

Published Sep. 23 2016

Now that's the kind of weekend you try to build on — right, guys?

5-at-10: Fab 4 (plus 1) picks, SEC items to watch, misleading headlines, Rushmore of 1970s TV shows

Published Sep. 22 2016

Jay Greeson went 6-2 last week. Here are his picks for this week.

Wiedmer: Two sides of the same good story

Published Sep. 22 2016

As San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has painfully yet vividly reminded us the past few weeks, when it comes...

Pasquali's Pix: Former Purdue quarterbacks taking over the SEC

Published Sep. 22 2016

If Florida wins at Tennessee on Saturday afternoon and LSU wins at Auburn on Saturday night, a pair of former...


5-at-10: UT-Florida smack-talk, Harbaugh's amazing competitive streak, Braves smiling, Rushmore of Steven King movies

Published Sep. 21 2016

Missing Steve Spurrier, Jim Harbaugh taking competitive to another level, Braves and more.

Wiedmer: Mocs may need to run the ball to stop Samford offense

Published Sep. 21 2016

Asked Tuesday about the No. 3 national ranking in the FCS coaches' poll that he and his teammates just earned...

5-at-10: NFL power poll, SEC listings, jersey talk, Describe UT football in one word

Published Sep. 20 2016

Looking at the NFL's best and worst, Vols vs. Gators and 'jerseygate.'

Wiedmer: Will smokey gray uniforms keep Vols from getting smoked by Gators?

Published Sep. 20 2016

The living legend of the University of Tennessee athletic department that is Gus Manning was waxing wise Monday regarding the...

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, SEC top-five observations starting with Alabama's greatness, college football questions

Published Sep. 19 2016

Weekend winners and losers include Lamar Jackson, Bobby Petrino, Jimmy Garoppolo, referees and Adrian Peterson.

Wiedmer: No better Renaissance Man than Cliff Betts

Published Sep. 19 2016

Cliff Betts was no more than 10 years old the summer a Camp Ocoee counselor decided to take him and...

Wiedmer: Vols still an uncertain entity with Florida about to visit

Published Sep. 18 2016

Maybe next week the real University of Tennessee football team will reveal itself. Maybe next week we'll find out if...

Wiedmer: It's always best to ask your boss first

Published Sep. 17 2016

Brainerd football coach Brian Gwyn taught his Panthers a valuable lesson Friday, even if it may have been a far...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on protests, world records, and Tommy Lee Jones

Published Sep. 16 2016

The Friday mailbag includes the Brainerd protest,

Greeson: Hamilton County commissioner wants Brainerd coach removed if protest transpires

Published Sep. 16 2016

A Hamilton County commissioner voices serious concerns over Brainerd coach's protest.

Wiedmer: Is Brainerd protest about to become rule rather than exception?

Published Sep. 16 2016

Could San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick become Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year?