Filed under: because people from New York love Tennessee tennis too: A nice little New York Times piece on senior JP Smith, our #1 singles and doubles player who -- along with teammates such as Rhyne Williams (who has a long history of whupping up on today's opponent) -- will be taking on the #14 California Bears today at noon. UTsports.com will be providing a live blog that I can't link for you right now because the link isn't available yet. I'll check back in closer to time and drop in a link.
Filed under: nominations for back-handed compliment of the week award: SEC football fans pegged the Vols as the surprise team in the SEC for the upcoming season. Darn right. There's definitely a chance that we're not gonna be nearly as horrible as you expect us to be!
Filed under: news that really isn't news at all: Think Phillip Fulmer is just sitting at home waiting by the phone for Jerry Jones to call and offer him the head gig in Dallas? Well then you'd be wrong. Phillip Fulmer doesn't merely sit by the phone waiting for a high-profile job offer; rather, he plays golf and spends time with family while waiting for said high-profile job offer.