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A nice wish, a Super question and snow days at Rec Hall

By Steve Williams A little over 48 hours after Florida handed the Tennessee men’s basketball team its worst defeat of the season, a voice was heard in the darkness: “Right…

When the Event Means More than the Game

By Alex Norman These days it is all the rage in the National Hockey League to play outdoors.  This year alone, five games will have been played without a roof. …

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Three

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Three

By Ray Hill Estes Kefauver had started out his political life allied to the ruling faction in Tennessee politics; that of senior Senator Kenneth D. McKellar and E. H. Crump,…

Standing Tall on the Court (Part V): Life after basketball

By Ralphine Major The coach gave his player a piece of advice: “There is life after basketball.” Tommy Everette, the tall center who played on the successful 1964-65 Gibbs basketball…

I’m Worried About October 25th, 2014

By Alex Norman Not going to lie to you, the good readers of The Knoxville Focus… I’m concerned about what is going to happen at Neyland Stadium on October 25th,…

Cuonzo isn’t only UT coach with work to do

By Steve Williams Increasing speculation that Bruce Pearl could again be the men’s basketball coach at the University of Tennessee is a hot topic at the water cooler these days.…

Living Trusts

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law A trust is a right of property held by one party for the benefit of another. This can include real property as well as…

Talents

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I don’t believe people go to a concert as an intellectual exercise.  We go to experience the joy of live music.  There’s something about a live…

About Books

By Rosie Moore This is written on the flyleaf  of John Grisham’s newest book, “Sycamore Row”: “Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one.…

Axing my favorites

By Joe Rector Maybe it’s that I am more often grumpy these day, or perhaps it’s that I am more observant of the things that occur. Just maybe it’s because…