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Headley Walks Off in Yankees Debut

In his debut with New York following Tuesday's trade from San Diego, #VFL Chase Headley delivered a game-winning single to left field in the 14th inning, lifting the Yankees to a 2-1 victory over Texas at Yankee Stadium. 
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Headley arrived in the Yankees dugout straight from the airport on Tuesday evening, entering the game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth. He was hitless in his first three at-bats, but made an immediate impact on the field with a leaping grab at third.

Headley later told MLB.com: "There's a lot of nerves there, but I kind of stepped out of the box and I thought to myself, 'Why not? Why wouldn't this day go this way?' I was able to enjoy it."

Tuesday's matchup with the Rangers also produced another moment for #VFL J.P. Arencibia, who smashed a game-tying home run in the 13th frame against New York. He went 1-for-6 on the night as the Rangers' starting first baseman, marking his fifth game since being called up on July 18. 

Check out the rest of the media coverage on Headley and his walkoff debut here, along with Arencibia's homer:

Butch Jones on ESPN Radio with Ivan Maisel

LISTEN Back to Butch Jones on ESPN Radio with Ivan Maisel 


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On Tuesday, the Charlotte Sports Foundation announced that the Tennessee Volunteers will open the 2018 season on September 1 against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
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Check out the rest of the details:

Head Coach Butch Jones also visited Bristol, Conn., on Tuesday and took part in the ESPN 'Car Wash'.
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Listen back to Butch Jones on ESPN Radio during his visit: ESPNU College Football w/ Ivan Maisel

Here's a look at the most-recent media coverage regarding the 2014 Vols, as well as the six legacy freshmen:

Neyland Named 'Loudest Stadium' In SEC



According to the website TheBuckeyeNut, Neyland Stadium is the "Loudest Stadium" in the SEC and third loudest in the nation behind Penn State and Virginia Tech. 

Here's a look at the Top 15
1. Penn State (Beaver Stadium)
2. Virginia Tech (Lane Stadium)
3. TENNESSEE (Neyland Stadium)
4. Wisconsin (Camp Randall Stadium)
5. Georgia (Sanford Stadium)
6. Florida State (Doak Campbell Stadium)
7. Oregon (Autzen Stadium)
8. Texas A&M (Kyle Field)
9. Colorado (Folsom Field)
10. Michigan (Michigan Stadium)
11. Michigan State (Spartan Stadium)
12. Auburn (Jordan-Hare Stadium)
13. LSU (Tiger Stadium)
14. Florida (Ben Hill Griffin Stadium)
15. Ohio State (Ohio Stadium)


#VolsOnTour - ATP Rankings (7/21/14)

Here are the new ATP rankings as of July 21, 2014:

John-Patrick Smith
Singles: 178 (-4)
Doubles: 84 (-3)
Note: Played World TeamTennis last week as a substitute for the Austin Aces, going 1-1 in singles and 1-1 in men's doubles. Austin went 1-1 in the two matches ... Playing final round of qualifying singles and main draw doubles with Chris Guccione this week in the Atlanta ATP 250 event.

Rhyne Williams
Singles: 217 (-16)
Doubles: 374 (+59)
Note: Reached second round singles and doubles semifinals last week at the $50,000 Binghamton Challenger ... Playing this week at the $50,000 Lexington Challenger ... Both tournaments are part of the USTA qualifying event for a main draw wild card to the U.S. Open. 

Tennys Sandgren
Singles: 248 (-24)
Doubles: 206 (-14)
Note: Currently out of action rehabbing from hip surgery.

Matteo Fago
Singles: 936 (-3)
Doubles: 435 (-3)
Note: Off last week ... Off this week.
On July 19, we send Happy Birthday wishes to #VFL and current Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes. On his birthday today, Gomes went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in Game 1 of a doubleheader against Detroit and helped the Indians to a 6-2 win! He now owns a .269 average on the season and is hitting .295 with four doubles and three homers during the month of July.
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Chewning Takes 16th on 1-meter at Zones

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Tennessee finished competition Saturday at the USA Diving National Preliminary Zone A Championships.

Wrapping up her first weekend as a member of Tennessee Diving, Sarah Chewning took 16th in the 1-meter preliminaries with a score of 210.15. It was Chewning's first competition since the 2013 SEC Championships. 

Michael Howell was 34th on the 3-meter springboard with a score of 262.20.

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On Saturday morning, the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team topped Chinese Taipei, 4-1, in the semifinal round of Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium. With the win, Team USA improves to 17-3-2 overall this summer and advances to the championship game on Sunday, facing the winner of a Japan-Netherlands matchup scheduled for Saturday evening.

UT's Christin Stewart produced another multi-hit game for Team USA, going 2-for-4 with a double, one walk and one RBI as the club's designated hitter. Entering Sunday's championship game, Stewart continues to lead the USA squad with a .394 average, 26 hits, 11 doubles and 16 RBI through his 20 games (17 starts) this summer.


The Honkbal Week Championship contest is set for Sunday at Pim Mulier Stadium, beginning at 2 p.m. local time (8 a.m. ET). 

Saturday's Tennessee Football Briefing (7/19/14)

Tennessee's six legacy freshmen met with the media for the first time as Vols on Friday afternoon. Check out what they had to say: #VolReport: Legacy Freshmen Open Up


Brian Rice filed this feature for UTSports.com: A Legacy Realized.

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Here's a look at coverage from the media: 
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols' legacy class wasn't a slam dunk
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Bates focusing on improving, not starting
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Top five quarterbacks in Tennessee history

Chewning Takes 13th on 3M at National Qualifying

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Tennessee opened competition Friday at the USA Diving National Preliminary Zone A Championships.

In her Tennessee debut, Sarah Chewning finished 13th on the 3-meter springboard with a score of 230.60.

She was ninth of 44 competitors after the preliminary round with a score of 241.60. 

"I was overall pleased with her performance today, getting back to competition for the first time in a while," Tennessee diving coach Dave Parrington said.

In the men's 1-meter competition, Michael Howell was 36th in the prelims with a score of 238.15

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