University of Tennessee Drops 'Lady' from Women's Sports Teams

For decades, the women's sports teams at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville have been known as the Lady Volunteers, or the "Lady Vols." That is, until now: the university announced last week that they'd phase out the "Lady Vols" name and refer to both men's and women's teams as just "Vols." But many Tennessee… » 11/17/14 2:20pm Monday 2:20pm

Pat Summitt Steps Down Due to Early Onset Dementia

Long time University of Tennessee women's basketball coach and legendary badass Pat Summitt announced today that she'll be stepping down from her post at the helm of one of the most successful programs in college sports, citing early-onset dementia that began affecting her last summer. She leaves the court the… » 4/18/12 7:15pm 4/18/12 7:15pm

Pat Summitt Diagnosed With Early-Onset Dementia

In a video announcement, Pat Summitt made the shocking disclosure that she's been diagnosed with dementia at a mere 59 years old. The Hall of Fame Coach said she started to notice strange behaviors last season like behaving "erratically" and second-guessing her decisions on the basketball court. It is rare that… » 8/24/11 11:05am 8/24/11 11:05am