We Back Pat: Coaches showcase Summitt legacy

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Vanderbilt women’s basketball coach Shea Ralph was one of the players that Tennessee fans loved to hate. She was the scowling, snarling, on-court embodiment of Geno Auriemma, the coach we …

Santa Claus is a third-grade teacher

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Dateline – last day of school before Christmas, Allen Landers’ third-grade classroom, Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy:
Teddy bears and dolls and puzzles and coloring books and basketballs and assorted toys …

Schadenfreude: Enjoy it while you can

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The dictionary definition of schadenfreude is “pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune.” It’s an unworthy emotion; nothing to be proud of, for sure.
But every little once in a while, …

Davis gets appointment, Keith faces loss of job

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The more things change, the more they stay the same
When the four applicants for an eight-month appointment to a soon-to-be-vacated Sessions Court judgeship finished making their pitches at a special …