Stories by Steve Megargee

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

Vols storm back, snap streak against Gators

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Joshua Dobbs accounted for five second-half touchdowns Saturday and No. 14 Tennessee erased a 21-point deficit to beat No. 19 Florida 38-28 and end their 11-game losing streak ...
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

'Bama way' continues to work for Crimson Tide

The gap separating defending national champion Alabama from its Southeastern Conference rivals doesn't seem to be closing. If anything, it's getting wider.
By Steve Megargee

Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

SEC has so-so opening week in college football

The mighty Southeastern Conference has taken more hits than usual in the opening week of the college football season, raising questions about its status as the nation's premier conference.
By Steve Megargee

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Vols' Dobbs becoming vocal leader

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs added one more assignment to his long list of responsibilities.
By Steve Megargee

Panthers' Conner has already made his comeback

The most stirring comeback of the college football season already has taken place.
By Steve Megargee

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

SEC schools take high-profile games early

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - With so many high-profile intersectional matchups on neutral sites, the Southeastern Conference's opening-week schedule bears a striking resemblance to a bowl lineup.
By Steve Megargee

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Summitt is remembered at ceremony on campus

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt was remembered as a loving mother, a loyal friend and a tireless fighter as well as a champion coach Thursday in a public ceremony honoring the person who built ...
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Summitt's advocacy has helped research into Alzheimer's disease

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt's fight against Alzheimer's disease continues, and has even gained momentum since her death.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Tennessee coach Pat Summitt dies

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history, died this morning.
By Steve Megargee

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Past few days 'difficult' for Summitt

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Teen wins Arthur Ashe Courage Award

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Zaevion Dobson, a high school football player who was shot to death while shielding two girls from gunfire, will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs.
By Steve Megargee

Monday, May 23, 2016

Mississippi State rewarded for its strong season with top seed

Mississippi State won the Southeastern Conference regular-season title one year after finishing in the league basement. Now the Bulldogs want to carry the momentum of that dramatic rise into the ...
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

SEC will take part in satellite camps now

Southeastern Conference coaches are ready to start participating in the satellite camps their league had wanted to eliminate nationwide.
By Steve Megargee

Monday, April 18, 2016

SEC East teams leave spring with plenty of question marks

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Southeastern Conference Eastern Division's new look was on display this spring.
By Steve Megargee

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Rules changes for NCAA women has helped in flow, strategy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Women's college basketball coaches believe a set of rule changes that included switching to a four-quarter format has improved the game's pace and increased the level of strategy.
By Steve Megargee

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Tennessee coaches defend school amid allegations

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee's coaches held a rare joint news conference Tuesday to say that an unfair picture of the athletic department is emerging amid a lawsuit that states the school ...
By Steve Megargee

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Gamecocks women clinch share of SEC title

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. A'ja Wilson scored 25 points as No. 3 South Carolina beat No. 24 Tennessee 62-56 on Monday night to clinch at least a share of its third consecutive ...
By Steve Megargee

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Alabama, Michigan enjoy big National Signing Day

National Signing Day went much like this past season: Alabama dominated and Jim Harbaugh had everybody talking about Michigan.
By Steve Megargee

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Kevin Punter Jr. leads Tennessee over South Carolina

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Kevin Punter Jr. scored a career-high 36 points as Tennessee capitalized on sizzling 3-point shooting in the second half for a 78-69 victory over No. 24 South Carolina on Saturday.
By Steve Megargee

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

It's uncertain which teams will challenge Kentucky

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - As the Southeastern Conference heads into league competition, it remains tough to figure which teams stand as defending champion Kentucky's biggest competition.
By Steve Megargee
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