Tuesday, December 16th, 2014


Blue Ribbon College Basketball Hour presented by Puckett’s

Join hosts Chris Dortch, editor of Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, and Kevin Ingram, voice of the Belmont Bruins, for weekly college basketball talk during the season. The show, now in its sixth season, always has informative and entertaining guests, including Dick Vitale, Jay Bilas and Fran Fraschilla of ESPN, various coaches and some of the nation’s top basketball writers. The Blue Ribbon Hour airs Saturdays at 11 a.m. Central on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville. It’s also streamed live on 1045thezone.com. Our first show airs Saturday, Dec. 12. We’reRead More

Distractions aside, fans seem to be warming to overachieving Vols

KNOXVILLE, TN - Tennessee Volunteers vs Texas Southern Tigers

Passing through the crowd at Thompson-Boling Arena on my way to the media workroom after Tennessee’s come-from-behind victory over then-No. 15 Butler on Sunday, I’m sure I heard this comment at least 20 times: “The guy can really coach.” In the media room, the refrain was the same among the gathered scribes and broadcasters. The man in question was Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall. And yes, the guy can really coach. That’s why he was hired. But it took the win over Butler, a game in which the Vols (4-3) wereRead More