Sunday, June 12, 2011

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Tennessee, Joker Phillips, Charlie Weis, and more.

Why don't you have a seat over there?
Tennessee officials, along with former coaches Lane Kiffin and Bruce Pearl, wentr before the NCAA's Committee on Infractions on Saturday. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Love Can Build a Bridge (and a house too).
Members of the Tennessee football team teamed up to build a house with Habitat for Humanity. (Knoxville News Sentinel)

The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.
Looking if Florida offensive coordinator Charlie Weis do to quarterback John Brantley  what he did with New England Patriots' QB Tom Brady. Don't hold your breath. (Mobile Press-Register)

I bless the rains down in Africa. 
Kentucky head football coach Joker Phillips, along with players Stewart Hines and Danny Trevathan, went on a  goodwill trip to three cities in Ethiopia where they delivered food and sports equipment. (Lexington Herald-Ledger)

Don't Worry, Be Happy. 
Kentucky officials aren't worried about the 9:30 p.m. EST starting time of the Wildcats' season opener against Western Kentucky at LP Field in Nashville on Thursday, Sept. 1, will hamper ticket sales. (Lexington-Herald Ledger)

Mythbusters.
An investigation into allegations that Auburn fans rolled Toomer's Corner when former Alabama head football coach Bear Bryant died finds no evidence that this ever happened. Too bad this investigation had to wait until after Harvey Updyke poisoned the famous Toomer's Corner oaks. (al.com)

High school punter commits to Georgia.
Which means that the future at the most important  position for Georgia football seems secure for now. (Athens Banner-Herald)


BASKETBALL

This just in:
Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari and Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino are both jerks. (ESPN)

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