Keeping the memories and moving on

Betty BeanKnox Scene

Alex Haley left us an uncountable number of pithy quotes, but nothing he ever said rang truer than this: “Every time an old person dies, it’s like a library burning …

Kentucky is suddenly a pivotal game

Marvin Westwestwords

How strange to see mediocre Kentucky emerge as a pivotal game in Tennessee’s season.
The Vols almost always beat the Wildcats, you say. Why the concern?
I want to believe Tennessee is …

Tennessee-Alabama annual rivalry at risk

Marvin Westwestwords

Commissioner Greg Sankey and the godfathers and directors who own and operate the Southeastern Conference are much smarter than me.
Their money machine generates millions and millions year after year. Some …

UT announces Vols will wear school colors

Marvin Westwestwords

There is something amiss with the system when the University of Tennessee sends forth a press release announcing the football team will wear once-traditional school colors, white helmets, orange jerseys …

Homecoming for Aggies’ Walter Nolen

Marvin Westwestwords

Saturday is homecoming – well, sort of – for extra-large defensive tackle Walter Nolen of Texas A&M.
He will be at Neyland Stadium with the Aggies to take on the Volunteers …