Destiny fulfilled: Another Anosike for Vols

Marvin Westwestwords

Nkolika Nonyelum Anosike, better known as Nicky, one of the stars from the Pat Summitt collection of championships, thinks Tennessee basketball fans will enjoy her “little” brother.
Ejimofor Anosike, better known as …

Mike Stratton is dead at 78

Marvin Westwestwords

(This article has been updated)
Mike Stratton, two notches above incidental as a Tennessee football Volunteer but an all-time great with the Buffalo Bills, died this morning of heart complications. He …

Steve Forbes: Out of the wreckage …

Marvin Westwestwords

March sadness is heavy on the basketball world. Cancellation of the NCAA tournament was a major disappointment. More than some, coach Steve Forbes, East Tennessee State University and faithful followers …

Vols finish 17-14 in strange season

Marvin Westwestwords

Since shortly after the beginning of time, we have been told the show must go on, just play the game, no excuses, and win or find another line of work.
We …

What I know about football Volunteers

Marvin Westwestwords

One day before spring practice begins and six months before the opening kickoff seems a safe time to tell you what I know or at least believe about Tennessee football.
This …

All of a sudden, Fulky is the main man

Marvin Westwestwords

A lot of us are talking about Fulky.
Conversation sounds different now. Gone are references to a baby giraffe learning to walk and sneaky recollections of Ichabod Crane in The Legend …

This might not be Barnes’ best year

Marvin Westwestwords

If Jim Valvano was still with us, he’d say “Never give up, never, ever give up.”
If Willie Nelson was here, he’d be singing a sad song, “Turn out the lights, …