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VOL. 45 | NO. 41 | Friday, October 8, 2021

College football’s future? Follow the money

UT would likely be part of new elite, but what about Vanderbilt?

Change has historically come slowly in college sports. Multiple NCAA committees, competing interests and regional traditions have combined to stall the pace of movement.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Alas, the best design for new Tennessee license plate didn’t win

Did you vote for your favorite new car tag design? Gov. Bill Lee’s office set up the recent online poll that allowed a choice among four options. Where those four options came from I have no idea, but they’re not bad, as these things go.

NEWSMAKERS

UT recognizes its top alumni

Alumni of the University of Tennessee were honored recently in four award categories: Promise, service, professional achievement and distinguished service.

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EVENTS

UT Football. Vols vs. Ole Miss. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Neyland Stadium, 1235 Phillip Fulmer Way. Information

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UT SPORTS

Vols find their running game, face another test with SC

Josh Heupel revealed the Tennessee game plan days before the Vols took the field against Missouri, explaining “the secret behind the sauce is really the run game for us.”

TENNESSEE TITANS

Titans are consistently inconsistent

After four games there is much to dissect about the Tennessee Titans. About the only certainty with this team is that it is completely inconsistent.

Landry one of few bright for Titans’ defense

The Titans have waited for four years for Harold Landry to show signs of being a consistent pass rusher.

Titans at Jaguard: What to watch

Coming off a stinging upset loss to the previously winless Jets, the Titans now face division foe Jacksonville, which has lost 19 consecutive games dating back to last season. They have to hope their letdown against the Jets is a lesson learned as they approach another winless team in Week Five.

BRIEFS

Bloomberg rates Haslam 22nd-best for MBA

The University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business moved up to 22nd among public business schools nationally in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek MBA program rankings.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Hyundai Tucson takes aim at Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V has for years been one of the most appealing small crossover SUVs on the market. It boasts a smooth ride, enjoyable acceleration and handling, and lots of passenger and cargo space. However, Honda introduced this latest CR-V generation back for the 2017 model year and hasn’t significantly updated it since. And that has opened the door for newer rivals to challenge its reign.

PERSONAL FINANCE

How gratitude can help improve your financial life

Gratitude makes us more aware of the sources of joy, wonder and hope in our lives. Being grateful also can improve health, strengthen relationships and help us manage our money.

CAREER CORNER

Want a job in pro sports? Yeah, so does everyone else

Ever dreamed of working in professional sports? Who wouldn’t want to get up and go to work for their favorite sports franchise? Every day would be fun and exciting, and you might even meet a few of the players. Sounds amazing, right?

MILLENNIAL MONEY

The case for being boring with your money choices

The idea of gaining wealth in flashy ways isn’t new. After all, Charles Ponzi, for whom Ponzi schemes were named, defrauded investors more than 100 years ago with a get-rich-quick scheme built on a foundation of lies.

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