For Tennessee fans, the denial that this could be the end for Peyton Manning is all too familiar.
RTT examines varying standards used by different groups to analyze the alleged wrongdoings of others and, using a higher standard, comes to the same conclusion on Bruce Pearl already reached by most everyone else.
The Vols put themselves on two year probation before they met with the NCAA Committee on Infractions in June, the final self-policing act of the university. Is it enough to appease the NCAA, and more importantly, does the overall punishment fit the crime?
Lumping the entire Bruce Pearl Era in with those of Lane Kiffin and Todd Raleigh just to make a case against Mike Hamilton is neither fair nor necessary.
The tendency to tear down the old coach to build up the new doesn't have to apply for Tennessee Basketball.
Bruce Pearl apparently had nothing to do with and no knowledge of the ticket violation that got him fired. Was the violation just pretense for his termination?
Yes, GVX has another timeline of the whole Bruce Pearl saga, but it fills in some of the missing details, so it's worth the read. And yes, those are violins and that's Tom Rinaldi's voice you're...