Well, it was about time

Marvin Westwestwords

You could say “It was about time.”
Or, you could say “Tennessee hasn’t lost a game in several days.”
Or, you could say “Those young quarterbacks are the beginning of better times.”
Just …

Vandy might stop Vol losing streak

Marvin Westwestwords

Even in this strange time, losses still count one each. Tennessee has six in a row. It has been playing football since 1891 and has never lost seven straight.
If Vanderbilt …

Basketball Hall of Fame honors Rick Byrd

Marvin Westwestwords

Rick Byrd learned a lot of basketball sitting on the floor at his father’s feet, just under press row at Stokely Center, watching Ray Mears’ Volunteers do their thing.
His sports-writing …

SEC gives Vols another week off

Marvin Westwestwords

Let’s see if we can get this straight…
The Southeastern Conference called off, postponed or cancelled the Tennessee-Vanderbilt game in the losers’ division so Missouri will have an opponent for Saturday.
The …

Vols and Vandy to present Desperation Day

Marvin Westwestwords

Whether Tennessee football still matters or not, coming next is Desperation Day.
Virus permitting, the Vols will venture over to Vanderbilt for their last realistic chance of the year to stop …

Basketball is a beautiful mind game

Marvin Westwestwords

The times, they are a’ changing. Basketball tipoff is coming soon. Rick Barnes will make everything better.
Of course, the game is more than the $5 million man. It is so …