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Vanderbilt Faces Cincinnati in the Liberty Bowl

Vanderbilt Faces Cincinnati in the Liberty Bowl

By Ron Wynn When James Franklin took the job at Vanderbilt University as head football coach he promised things would change, and fans would notice the difference immediately. He far exceeded expectations in his first season, [...]

Titans Defeat Buffalo Bills

Titans Defeat Buffalo Bills

By Ron Wynn The Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills rivalry includes some extraordinary games, most notably the “Music City Miracle” of 1999. Sunday’s battle wasn’t nearly as epic, but the Titans secured an important 23-17 win [...]

Tennessee State Wins Homecoming Game Over UT Martin

Tennessee State Wins Homecoming Game Over UT Martin

By Ron Wynn Earlier in the season if Tennessee State University got behind an opponent, especially by 17 points, its fans would be ready to concede. But Saturday night TSU continued its run of strong play, [...]

Titans Blow Out Panthers

Titans Blow Out Panthers

By Ron Wynn Carolina rookie sensation Cam Newton’s first seven games set NFL records for passing yardage and stamped him as a star in the making. But Sunday the Tennessee Titans showed no matter how much [...]

Vanderbilt Overwhelms Kentucky in Historic Game

Vanderbilt Overwhelms Kentucky in Historic Game

By Ron Wynn It was a historic occasion Saturday at Dudley Stadium, and not just because Vanderbilt defeated Kentucky 38-8, putting themselves in position for their first bowl bid since 2008. What really made the day [...]

Tennessee State Comeback Edges Out Eastern Illinois

Tennessee State Comeback Edges Out Eastern Illinois

Saturday was a historic day for Eastern Illinois, whose longtime eoach Bob Spoo was being honored on the occasion of his final home game. But it became even more of a special occasion for the Tennessee [...]

Bengals Defeat Titans

Bengals Defeat Titans

The Tennessee Titans were the early season talk of the NFL when they began with a 3-1 record. But at the halfway point, things have turned around the other way. Sunday’s 24-17 loss to the Cincinnati [...]

Vanderbilt Loses Upset Bid

Vanderbilt Loses Upset Bid

By Ron Wynn The next step in the continued progress of first-year Vanderbilt University coach James Franklin’s program almost happened Saturday. The Commodores narrowly missed getting their first victory over a Top 10 team in four [...]

Vanderbilt Breaks Losing Streak

Vanderbilt Breaks Losing Streak

By Ron Wynn In past years Vanderbilt bids for winning seasons have been torpedoed by unexpected losses to poor teams, often on their own turf. Saturday night the Commodores made certain that wouldn’t be the case, overwhelming [...]

TSU Scores Upset Over Tennessee Tech

TSU Scores Upset Over Tennessee Tech

By Ron Wynn Tennessee State came into Saturday’s OVC tilt against Tennessee Tech with a sense of optimism, having ended a nine-game conference losing streak last week against defending champion South East Missouri State. But given [...]

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