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Texas survives in OT over Xavier in NIT

Texas survives in OT over Xavier in NIT

Naji Marshall’s potential game-tying layup rolled off the rim at the end of overtime as No. 2 seed Texas defeated No. 3 seed Xavier 78-76 in the second round of the NIT in Austin, Texas.Texas’ Kerwin

Cal fires coach Jones; Kidd reportedly on radar

Cal fires coach Jones; Kidd reportedly on radar

California fired basketball coach Wyking Jones on Sunday after two seasons and a 16-47 record.”This was a difficult decision to make and comes after a deliberate and holistic review of our men’s bask

Cal G McNeill announces transfer

Cal G McNeill announces transfer

California guard Darius McNeill announced Saturday that he is transferring from the program.As a sophomore, McNeill averaged 11.0 points and made 66 3-pointers this season as the Golden Bears went 8-

Morant not ready to discuss NBA Draft

Morant not ready to discuss NBA Draft

Murray State star guard Ja Morant saw his season come to an end on Saturday night, but is he done with college basketball altogether?After losing 90-62 to Florida State in the West Region semifinals

Johnson out after four years as Alabama coach

Johnson out after four years as Alabama coach

Alabama and basketball coach Avery Johnson parted ways Sunday, just three days after the Crimson Tide suffered an opening-round defeat on their home court in the NIT.The two sides had spent the past

Tulane hiring Georgia State’s Hunter as coach

Tulane hiring Georgia State’s Hunter as coach

Tulane will name Georgia State’s Ron Hunter as the Green Wave’s new men’s basketball coach, Hunter confirmed to ESPN on Sunday.Hunter, 54, replaces Mike Dunleavy Sr., who was fired earlier this month

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Info for the Wilson Bank & Trust Kid Zone at SportsFest

Info for the Wilson Bank & Trust Kid Zone at SportsFest

Enjoy a family-filled day at the 10th Annual SportsFest on Saturday, March 30th at Nissan Stadium. The Wilson Bank & Trust Kid Zone is a perfect area for you and your kids to spend time together and enjoy fun activities. The Wilson Bank & Trust and Kid Zone will have numerous different activities for you…

104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 Raises $32,510 for LLS

104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 Raises $32,510 for LLS

Nashville Sports Radio Station WGFX-FM/104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 Raises $32,510 for Tennessee Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society With Successful “Z-O-N-E” Charity Basketball Tournament NASHVILLE, TN, March 18, 2019  – Cumulus Media announces that Nashville sports radio station WGFX-FM/104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 hosted a charity basketball tournament on Thursday, March 14th at…

#TeamHutton1045: Absolutely EVERYTHING You Need to Know

#TeamHutton1045: Absolutely EVERYTHING You Need to Know

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – March 13, 2019) To say the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a worthy and necessary cause would be a massive understatement. Blood cancer continues to crush families and leave its victims dealing with heartache, exorbitant financial responsibilities, and often a crippling feeling of hopelessness that can only be calmed through…

Nashville SC Ian Ayre to Speak at SportsFest 2019

Nashville SC Ian Ayre to Speak at SportsFest 2019

Nashville SC’s Chief Executive Officer, Ian Ayre will be a part of our 10th Annual SportsFest Speaker Series presented by Busy Bee HVAC at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th. According to Nashville SC, as CEO Ayre, has been tasked with building the entire club from the ground up following the award of an MLS…

Admissions Now Available for the New Talladega Garage Experience!

Admissions Now Available for the New Talladega Garage Experience!

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway announced today that admissions are AVAILABLE NOW to the new, much anticipated Talladega Garage Experience, where fans will be immersed into the sport of NASCAR like never before when it debuts at the 2.66-mile venue in October upon the completion of Transformation – The Talladega Infield Project presented by Graybar. Fans can simply call 1-877-Go2-DEGA to…

B6B: Captain Marvel Review

B6B: Captain Marvel Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – March 8, 2019) Here’s the shortest way I can describe Captain Marvel to you in case you’re pressed for time. You can do far worse, and the second half is worth sitting through the slog of the first half hour to 40 minutes. While it’s not a game changer, it’s…

Gary Smith Named as MLS Head Coach for Nashville Soccer Club

Gary Smith Named as MLS Head Coach for Nashville Soccer Club

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville Soccer Club announced on Wednesday that current head coach Gary Smith has been named the franchise’s first Major League Soccer head coach and will transition with the club in 2020. Smith has previous MLS experience as the head coach of the Colorado Rapids where he won an MLS Cup title in…

Tailgate in Champions Corner at Iroquois Steeplechase!

Tailgate in Champions Corner at Iroquois Steeplechase!

You know the race-day excitement of Steeplechase: the hats, the bowties, the horses, and the people! The running of the 78th Iroquois Steeplechase, presented by Bank of America, to benefit Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is Saturday, May 11th at Percy Warner Park, and it’s time to plan your race-day experience. Make tailgating…

B6B: True Detective: Season 3 Finale Review

B6B: True Detective: Season 3 Finale Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 24, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 8: NOW AM FOUND We got an ending, I guess. But I don’t…do you feel like any kind of closure? I don’t. – Roland West It will be interesting to see what the response is to how Nic Pizzolatto chose to wrap…