Athletics News

Professor Discusses the Science of Olympians

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Once every four years, people from all nations marvel at the incredible feats of the greatest athletes in the world. What is it that allows them to run, jump, and throw faster and farther than the average person? David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, and a colleague have developed a course to answer that question.

Athletic Department Announces Launch of AllVols.com

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AllVols.com is the new official website for fans to manage season tickets, make donations to the Tennessee Fund, purchase single-game tickets, and take advantage of other promotional opportunities and benefits from the Tennessee Athletic Department.

VOLeaders Academy Honored with NASPA Gold Award

The VOLeaders Academy, a partnership between the Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and the Department of Athletics has been honored by NASPA as a 2015-16 Gold Award Winner.

UT Welcomes Fans to South Carolina Game Saturday

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UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against University of South Carolina. Kickoff is set for 4:00 p.m. EST for the Volunteers’ game against the Gamecocks. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.

Manning and Pharr Face off in UT Commercial

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Two great strategic minds go toe-to-toe in the university’s latest TV commercial. In the spot, UT scientist George Pharr squares off against Vol For Life Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Their chosen battlefield: a game of chess. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events. Broadcast networks allot thirty seconds of free promotion time for each school during games.