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Accomplishments and history of Pat Summitt

Accomplishments and history of Pat Summitt

For four decades, the University of Tennessee Lady Vol basketball program was among the nation’s elite and, in the process, changed the way women’s collegiate hoops has been perceived across the country. No one did a better job of managing what goes on inside the 94×50 rectangle known as a collegiate basketball court than the…MORE

Memorable videos of Pat Summitt

Memorable videos of Pat Summitt

Here are some of the memorable videos of Pat Summitt throughout her career and life including a championship game win in its entirety.  MORE

Tennessee Mourns Loss Of An Icon

Tennessee Mourns Loss Of An Icon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summitt, legendary Lady Vol basketball coach, mentor and mother-figure to her players; a revered ambassador for her university and state; a trailblazer for women; and a role model for people all over the world passed away Tuesday, June 28, in Knoxville at the age of 64. Born Patricia Sue Head on June…MORE

Statement from Butch Jones on the Passing of Pat Summitt

Statement from Butch Jones on the Passing of Pat Summitt

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Pat Summitt. I had the privilege of spending time with Pat during my first year at Tennessee, and those are conversations I will cherish forever. When you think of all the great coaches in all sports, Pat Summitt is at the top of that list. “As a…MORE

Statement from UT Vice Chancellor and AD Dave Hart on the Passing of Pat Summitt

“We are deeply saddened by today’s news of Pat Summitt’s passing.  We send our deepest condolences to her son, Tyler, and to her family and friends. “Pat Summitt is synonymous with Tennessee, but she truly is a global icon who transcended sports and spent her entire life making a difference in other peoples’ lives. She was…MORE

Pat Summitt Passes Away at 64

Pat Summitt Passes Away at 64

Lady Vols Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt, 64, passed away Tuesday morning from complications of Early Onset Dementia, Alzheimer’s Type. Summitt’s son, Tyler Summitt, released a statement Tuesday morning regarding her passing. “It is with tremendous sadness that I announce the passing of my mother, Patricia Sue Head Summitt. She died peacefully this morning at…MORE

Orlando: How can I help?

Orlando: How can I help?

(OrlandoSentinal) Overwhelmed by people wanting to donate blood to victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, OneBlood asked donors to stop coming Sunday and schedule appointments over the next few days.MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency

Shania Twain is headed back to Sin City. The singing star has announced a Las Vegas residency called, “Let’s Go!” The show will kick off December 6 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This is the second time the Twain has had a concert residency in Vegas. She performed her “Still the…

A prequel to ‘The Hunger Games’ will arrive May 2020

A new entry in “The Hunger Games” series is on the way, though fans will likely have to navigate the violent world without Katniss Everdeen. Scholastic announced an untitled prequel novel to the bestselling young adult series, set 64 years before the events of the eponymous first novel. The original trilogy followed heroine Everdeen in…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

Vocalist and guitarist of the band Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, said in a Facebook post that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. “It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on – but I’ve faced obstacles before,” he wrote. “I’m working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they…

Lena Headey says she wanted a ‘better death’ for Cersei

If you were left a little deflated by Cersei Lannister’s anticlimactic “Game of Thrones” death, you aren’t alone. Actress Lena Headey says she wished her character had gone out a different way too. In an interview with The Guardian, Headey was asked what she’d say if she got a chance to have a drunken postmortem…