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Kentucky extends coach Matthew Mitchell's contract

Kentucky's Matthew Mitchell signed a seven-year extension Thursday, putting him among the highest-paid coaches in women's college basketball.

Summitt Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Fitness

One of five individuals honored in Washington, D.C., Summitt received the Lifetime Achievement Award based upon her contributions to the advancement and promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, and nutrition-related programs nationwide.

Chattanooga awarded cycling events for 2013-2015; Lookout Mountain to be used

USA Cycling also announced Thursday that a Women's Professional Road Race and Time Trial National Championship has been created and will be held in Chattanooga to coincide with the men's event.

Police: Junior Seau found dead at California home

Junior Seau's apparent suicide stunned an entire city and saddened former teammates who recalled the former NFL star's ferocious tackles and habit of calling everybody around him "Buddy."

10 Lady Vols post a hit as #5 UT routs #8 Louisville 8-1 in softball

The #5 Tennessee Lady Vol softball team (45-9) got hits from 10 different players in winning its season-best 18th-straight game, 8-1.

Bodemeister is early 4-1 favorite for Ky Derby

Trained by three-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Bodemeister drew the No. 6 post on Wednesday.

Smokies get offensive in 9-5 win over Biscuits

Tennessee pounded out 13 hits in the win. The win was in front of 6,317 fans on "safe Kids, Health and Awareness Day."

Warlick names Jolette Law as team's final assistant

Law was previously the head coach at Illinois. She has a reputation as an excellent recruiter.

Updated: Former NFL star Junior Seau found dead

Police in California say former NFL star Junior Seau has been found dead at his home in an apparent suicide.

NFL suspends Jonathan Vilma for 2012 season; Anthony Hargrove gets 8 games

After weeks of speculation, the NFL has handed down the player suspensions from the Saints bounty program, and, in at least one case, it's massive.