Tennessee football is thinking big again thanks to Josh Heupel

Tennessee football is thinking big again thanks to Josh Heupel

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Velus Jones Jr., Tennessee’s do-it-all wide receiver and return specialist, hopped into an Uber one night this fall.
The driver, at least initially, had no idea who was in the backseat.
The conversation immediately turned to Tennessee football. The Vols had just lost a heartbreaker to nationally ranked Ole Miss and Lane Kiffin, an electric environment at Neyland Stadium marred by a 20-minute stoppage for debris being thrown onto the field.

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John Madden, legendary Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at age 85

John Madden, legendary Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at age 85

The game of football has lost a legendary figure.

Pro Football Hall of Fame coach and legendary broadcaster John Madden died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, the NFL announced. He was 85 years old.

“On behalf of the entire NFL family, we extend our condolences to Virginia, Mike, Joe and their families,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement.

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Nine people killed in Dominican Republic private jet crash

Nine people killed in Dominican Republic private jet crash

Nine people were killed on Wednesday after a private aircraft crashed while making an emergency landing at Las Americas Airport in the Dominican Republic’s capital Santo Domingo, according to the plane’s operator, Helidosa Aviation Group.

Seven passengers and two crew members died in the incident, it said in a statement posted to Twitter. Six were foreign nationals and one was Dominican,

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Barcelona’s Champions League exit, their first knockout round miss in 17 seasons, proves how far they have fallen

Barcelona’s Champions League exit, their first knockout round miss in 17 seasons, proves how far they have fallen

Barcelona will play in the Europa League in the new year. The very same Barcelona that wanted to — and still want to — form a European Super League earlier this year are no longer good enough to make the knockout rounds of the Champions League, missing it for the first time in 17 seasons.

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QB Mac Jones on Patriots’ windy win against Bills: ‘Just a crazy game’

QB Mac Jones on Patriots’ windy win against Bills: ‘Just a crazy game’

From the goal posts to the players’ towels hanging from their wastes, everything was blowing every which way on a gusty Monday evening at Highmark Stadium.
In an AFC East first-place showdown between the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills, the wind took on a leading role as it swirled throughout and dictated how the game was played.
Employing a run-first,

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