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Stokely Athletic Center Era Ends

Stokely Athletics Center, which served as Tennessee's home basketball court during the glory years of the 1960s and '70s, is about to close its doors and eventually will be demolished.
The Stokely Athletics Center is closing its doors as a home for Tennessee Athletics. Check out a few stories on the facility that served so many Vols and Lady Vols for decades.

- Knoxville News Sentinel: Stokely nearly empty, memories remain

Retired associate athletics director director Gus Manning visits the Stokely Athletic Center Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the University of Tennessee. The building is scheduled to be vacated by Dec. 31, with demolition to begin in the near future on a date to be determined. (Paul Efird/News Sentinel)

Sunday's Tennessee Football Briefing (12/16)

University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones
The features on how Dave Hart found his man to lead the Vols in Butch Jones continue in the media. Check out the latest stories right here:

- Volquest: Financial planning

Also in the news, David Martin earned his degree at UT, more than decade after leaving the school for the NFL. Read about it in the Knoxville News Sentinel: Graduation Day: David Martin catches a UT degree at 33

Dave Hart Meets With Media

Tennessee Athletics Director Dave Hart took time out to meet with various members of the media on Thursday. Here's a look at some of his interviews:

Also, Hart was on the Sports Animal listen to his interview with Doc, Jeff and Heather:
 - Part 1: Doc, Jeff, and Heather, 8:00 - 8:15am (Start 7:30 into the interview)

WBIR Feature On Closing Of Stokely Athletic Center

Stokely Athletic Center will close it doors this month. Check out a great feature from WBIR on the history of the home of UT Athletics for decades: UT says so long to Stokely Athletic Center

Dave Hart On Sports Animal At 8:05 a.m.

Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart will be a guest of Doc, Jeff and Heather in the morning on the Sports Animal at 8:05 a.m., on Thursday. Listen on 990 AM, 99.1 FM, 99.3 FM or online here: LISTEN LIVE.

Vol Calls - Monday Night at 8 p.m.

Tennessee Basketball Coach Cuonzo Martin will be in person at Calhoun's On the River for "Vol Calls" Monday night at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT. The show will also feature a live interview and Q&A session with Lady Vols Coach Holly Warlick and a taped interview with new UT football Coach Butch Jones. Fans can place a "Vol Call" anywhere in the United States by dialing 1-800-688-8657 or Tennessee customers of Verizon can dial #TENN. Patrons at Calhoun's On the River may ask a question in person and fans may also submit questions through the IMG-Vol Network Facebook page.

Listen live on UTSports.com/AllAccess

Vol Calls - Monday Night at 8 p.m.

Vol Calls moves to Monday night as basketball season hits full stride. Join us at Calhoun's on the River for the show at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. Men's basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin and women's basketball assistant Dean Lockwood will be the special guests. 

Vol Calls - Wednesday Night At 8 p.m.

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Tune in tonight for Vol Calls at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT as men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin and volleyball coach Rob Patrick will be guests on the show. Martin and his Vols depart for our nation's capital to play No. 20 Georgetown on Friday evening. Patrick is gearing up for the Lady Vols' NCAA Tournament appearance that begins on Thursday night against Michigan in Louisville.  Come on down to Calhoun's on the River to join the live show. 

Ward Up For NSSA Hall Of Fame

Legendary Vol Network voice John Ward is a finalist for the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame

Ward is a finalist in the category of Hall of Fame Sportscaster. Here is a list of the candidates:

Chris Berman, ESPN 
Skip Caray, Atlanta Braves TV 
Woody Durham, Unv. of North Carolina Radio Network 
Chris Economaki, ABC Auto Racing 
Milo Hamilton, Astros, Braves Radio 
Dan Kelly, NHL on CBS, St. Louis Blues
Al McCoy, Phoenix Suns Radio/TV 
Ken Squier, CBS Auto Racing 
Dick Vitale, ESPN/ABC 
John Ward, Univ. of Tennessee Radio Network 

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association & Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization, dedicated to honoring, preserving and celebrating the legacy of sportscasters and sportswriters in the United States - for their creativity in storytelling, their pursuit of truth and their conveyance of information - all of which helps American sports fans form lifelong connections to both participatory and spectator sports. NSSA also seeks to develop educational opportunities for those who are interested in pursuing a career in sports media, through networking, mentoring and scholarship programs.

Vol Calls - Wednesday Night At 8 p.m.

Be sure to join us for Vol Calls on Wednesday night as Interim Head Coach Jim Chaney will be the special on-site coach at Calhouns on the River in Knoxville. The show gets underway at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT and can be heard on the Vol Network and via UTSports.com/AllAccess.

Basketball coaches Cuonzo Martin and Holly Warlick will be on the show as well. 

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