One Of Our Favorite Sports Columnists, Sally Jenkins, Is Here To Take…

Sally Jenkins is an award-winning sportswriter for the Washington Post, but don't hold that against her. She's one of the sharpest columnists in the country. She's also written a bunch of books, including It's Not About The Bike, the No. 1 New York Times bestseller she co-authored with Lance Armstrong, and Sum It Up—a… » 3/13/13 2:08pm 3/13/13 2:08pm

The UConn Fans Ruined Geno Auriemma's Birthday

Hours before his 57th birthday, and just after his Huskies beat Purdue by 24 points in Storrs to advance to the Sweet 16, Geno Auriemma sat down in a press conference and found something to complain about. Only about 5,700 people — just about half the capacity of Gampel Pavilion — had come out to see his team's… » 3/23/11 1:30pm 3/23/11 1:30pm

Lady Vols Coach Taken Out By Ninja Raccoon

Like many top-flight athletes Tennessee women's hoops coach Pat Summitt underwent the offseason peril of arthroscopic shoulder surgery. No, she didn't dislocate the joint while a dunking a basketball (ha! can you imagine!?), but she had been suffering from "instability" problems after heroically saving her dog from a… » 9/26/08 1:30pm 9/26/08 1:30pm

Pat Summitt Should Be The Next Coach Of The Knicks

We congratulate the Tennessee Volunteers — we never like calling women's college teams the "Lady" somethings — for their national championship last night. For some reason, it's a little more touching when the elderly mother of the winning coach comes down on the court when the coach is a woman. We're not sure why. » 4/09/08 12:35pm 4/09/08 12:35pm

Ready For Some Good, Old-Fashioned College Basketball Nightmare Fuel?

Note to Bruce Pearl: There's such a thing as overselling an event, as may be the case tonight when Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt is supposed to appear at the men's game against No. 5 Florida and "do something special." Pearl (personal motto: Dignity, Always Dignity), the Tennessee men's coach, painted… » 2/27/07 11:00am 2/27/07 11:00am