The home of national champion LSU and perennial contenders Alabama, Georgia and Auburn, the SEC dominated the first four rounds of the NFL draft before the flow of talent slowed to a trickle. Or the conference finally began running out of top prospects.
Quarterbacks were in demand. Ohio State (the top three picks played there) and the Southeastern Conference (a record 15 picks) dominated. The Patriots traded out of the first round.
Instead of setting the scene from the 18th fairway, Fox announcer Joe Buck can be heard describing a toddler’s short game on social media.
Tennessee’s “safer-at-home” order will be extended until the end of the month, with the goal of reopening the economy by May 1, Gov. Bill Lee announced Monday.
The number of people infected in the U.S. has exceeded 300,000, with the death toll climbing past 8,100; more than 3,500 of those deaths are in the state of New York.
Former Elizabethton and University of Tennessee star Jason Witten will wear the silver and black for his 17th NFL season.
Daniel Kilgore is a free agent for the first time in his NFL career, so while his agent talks with teams, he’s hanging out with family and working on the farm in Kingsport.
He officially hits the league’s open market Wednesday, but could reach agreement with another team on Tuesday when players and clubs can negotiate deals.
Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to 21 straight points in the final 6:13 for a 31-20 victory Sunday over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.
Some of the region’s high school football coaches are continuing the Super Bowl week tradition of predicting the outcome of the big game.
The Kansas City Chiefs made their first Super Bowl in a half-century by beating the Tennessee Titans 35-24 Sunday for the AFC championship.
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa announced Monday that he’s closing the book on a college career that began with a splash and ended with a devastating injury.
Derrick Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown and Tennessee’s defense stymied Tom Brady and perhaps ended his championship-filled New England career with a 20-13 wild-card victory Saturday night.
Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, Joshua Kalu blocked a last-second field goal attempt and the Titans beat the Chiefs 35-32 on Sunday.
Jason Witten showed no signs of rust Sunday in his return to the Dallas Cowboys after serving the previous season as an analyst for “Monday Night Football.”