Stories by Steve Megargee

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

No. 19 UGA loses star RB Nick Chubb to knee injury

Georgia running back Nick Chubb has left Saturday's game with Tennessee after injuring his left knee on the first play from scrimmage.
By Steve Megargee

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Georgia, Tennessee try to forgot recent past

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - No. 19 Georgia's game at Tennessee today could come down to which team has the shorter memory.
By Steve Megargee

Friday, June 12, 2015

Leslie to have summer to remember

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - This year is proving doubly rewarding for former basketball star Lisa Leslie.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Record scoring changes face of college softball

The pitchers' duels that once dominated college softball are less common with teams across the country scoring runs and hitting homers at unprecedented levels.
By Steve Megargee

Monday, May 18, 2015

South Carolina puts NCAA hopes on line in SEC tournament

South Carolina understands what's at stake this week in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
By Steve Megargee

Monday, April 27, 2015

SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.
By Steve Megargee

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Big-name coaches could improve SEC

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Southeastern Conference schools want to make sure they have more than just a couple of men’s basketball programs capable of making long NCAA Tournament runs each season.
By Steve Megargee

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Richardson carries Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - No other player in the Southeastern Conference has scored a higher percentage of his team's points than Tennessee guard Josh Richardson.
By Steve Megargee

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Aggies run past Mountaineers

Kyle Allen threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West Virginia 45-37 in the Liberty Bowl.
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Field-goal accuracy still a problem in college

Whenever an NFL kicker attempts a field goal from inside 50 yards these days, success seems inevitable. That isn't the case in college.
By Steve Megargee

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Tennessee offense is coming around

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee's dormant offense finally might be awakening just in time for the stretch run.
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Surprising teams climb into mix in college football

Imagine a playoff that includes Arizona facing Texas Christian in one semifinal and Mississippi State meeting Georgia Tech in the other. It's not quite as far-fetched as it might have seemed ...
By Steve Megargee

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Unclear future for guarantee games in playoff era

It's no sure thing that guarantee games - the ones involving Football Championship Subdivision programs - will be as common in the College Football Playoff era.
By Steve Megargee

Friday, July 18, 2014

Volunteers' class keeps it in the family

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee is counting on family connections to help the program return to prominence.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Must-win games are nothing new to Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The do-or-die nature of the NCAA Tournament is nothing new to Tennessee. The Volunteers (24-12) have been playing with virtually no margin for error since late February, after ...
By Steve Megargee

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Lady Vols end Gamecocks' winning streak

Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 15 rebounds Sunday as No. 10 Tennessee defeated No. 4 South Caro­lina 73-61 to snap the Game­cocks' 10-game winning streak in the regular-season finale ...
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Georgia's winning streak snapped

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jarnell Stokes had 20 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday night as Tennessee trounced Georgia 67-48 to snap the Bulldogs' four-game winning streak.
By Steve Megargee

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

Vols beat Gamecocks for 13th consecutive time

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan McRae scored 24 points and shot 6 of 8 from 3-point range Saturday as Tennessee trounced South Carolina 72-53 to beat the Gamecocks for the 13th consecutive time.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Coaches pushing limits with use of technology

Recruiting is the lifeline of college coaches and some football staffs have pushed the boundaries of NCAA regulations to reach top recruits. The stakes are high for National Signing Day.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Southeastern Conference basketball rivals meet tonight

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Seven months after rooming together at the Kevin Durant Skills Academy, Mississippi's Marshall Henderson and Tennessee's Jordan McRae are meeting again under much different ...
By Steve Megargee
Search Augusta jobs