College basketball notebook: Cincinnati doesn’t look far to find new coach

Cincinnati has hired Northern Kentucky’s John Brannen as its new head coach, the school announced Sunday. Brannen replaces Mick Cronin, who recently left to take over UCLA’s program.Brannen, 45, guided Northern Kentucky to a 26-9 record this season and went 81-51 over four seasons. The Norse reached two NCAA Tournaments, including this season when they fell to eventual national runner-up Texas Tech in the first round.Northern Kentucky’s campus — located in Highland Heights, Ky. — is just nine miles away from the Cincinnati campus.Cronin went 296-147 in 13 seasons with the Bearcats and reached the NCAA Tournament after each of the past nine seasons.–Wofford announced the promotion of associate coach Jay McAuley to head coach to replace longtime coach Mike Young.Young’s departure to Virginia Tech after a school-best 30-5 record created the opening.

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Titans 2019 Schedule Announced

Titans 2019 Schedule Announced

(photo courtesy of Tennessee Titans) The National Football League announced the 2019 NFL Schedule on Wednesday night and there is a lot to highlight in the Titans schedule. The Tennessee Titans are set to kick off the 2nd year of the Mike Vrabel era on the road vs the Cleveland Browns. The Titans home opener…

3rd Annual Ben Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot

3rd Annual Ben Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot

Tennessee Titans Center, Ben Jones, is set to host his 3rd Annual Ben
Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot charity event taking place from 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM on Friday, May
3rd, 2019 at the Nashville Gun Club! Come join Ben, his wife Alex, members of Tennessee Titans
team and other local celebrities & musicians as we have a clay shooting contest to raise funds
for The Jones Mission.

Shazam! Review

Shazam! Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 4, 2019) DC certainly has a bit of a shaky big-screen history, particularly since Marvel stepped up its game in 2008 (or arguably with the first two Spider-Man films starring Tobey Maguire). While it’s not an improper thought to consider the biggest heroes to belong to the former, the…

Country Artist Granger Smith to Headline Talladega Superspeedway’s Saturday Night Infield Concert, April 27

Country Artist Granger Smith to Headline Talladega Superspeedway’s Saturday Night Infield Concert, April 27

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Country music chart-topper Granger Smith is set to headline Talladega Superspeedway’s traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert on April 27, during the track’s spring tripleheader weekend. Admission to the Saturday Night Infield Concert, located at the intersection of Eastaboga and Talladega Blvds., is FREE to all infield guests and anyone who purchases a ticket to the GEICO…

Get Your Choose To Include T-Shirt at SportsFest!

Get Your Choose To Include T-Shirt at SportsFest!

1045 The Zone has teamed up with Project 615 this year for our 10th Annual SportsFest featuring Music City Blitz to help support Special Olympics Tennessee!

In honor of Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary and the five-year Choose To Include Campaign, we will be selling these t-shirts to help raise money for our local friends at Special Olympics Tennessee.

NFL Draft Q&A at SportsFest 2019

NFL Draft Q&A at SportsFest 2019

Nashville is set to host the 2019 NFL Draft! The draft begins on Thursday, April 25th and ends on Saturday, April 27th. Have questions about specifics on the draft? SportsFest is a great opportunity to get those questions answered! 104-5 The Zone will host a NFL Draft Q&A at SportsFest on Saturday, March 30th where…

Former Tennessee Volunteers WR Jayson Swain to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

Former Tennessee Volunteers WR Jayson Swain to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

104-5 The Zone is excited to have former Tennessee Volunteers Wide Receiver and current host of “The Swain Event” Jayson Swain as a guest speaker at the 10th annual SportsFest at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th! Swain, a native of Chicago, Illinois, went to high school in Huntsville, Alabama, where he was widely considered…

Titans RB Dion Lewis to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

Titans RB Dion Lewis to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

104-5 The Zone is excited to have Tennessee Titans Running Back Dion Lewis as a guest speaker at the 10th annual SportsFest at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th! Dion Lewis is entering his second season with the Titans. Early in the 2018 offseason, Titans signed unrestricted free agent, Lewis. Lewis was a fifth-round draft…

Sports Fest 2019 Info and FAQs

Sports Fest 2019 Info and FAQs

Information What: Sports Fest 2019 When: Saturday, March 30th Where: Nissan Stadium – 1 Titans Way, Nashville, TN 37213 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Tickets: FREE thanks to Coke Orange Vanilla FAQ’s What is Sports Fest? Sports Fest is an interactive family experience, where children and parents can play, explore and learn just about everything…

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