Tennessee’s QB Room Continues to Improve

By Mark Nagi I’m of the mindset that no Tennessee football player will ever win the Heisman Trophy. In 1951, Johnny Majors was the best football player in the country not named Jim Brown. But Majors lost to Paul Hornung and the Notre Dame PR machine. In 1997, Peyton...

‘You have to be 21 to win the Heisman’

By Tom Mattingly Consider the impact of Sunday evening, Jan. 9, 1994, on Tennessee football history, as Vol quarterback Heath Shuler held a media conference that filled Vol fans with dread and all those other adjectives associated with bad things happening. Fans were...

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley   City mayor raises taxes, cuts services After having given police officers a well-deserved raise and asking the city council to inflict the largest property tax increase in Knoxville’s history, the first thing Mayor Indya Kincannon has done is...

What is a Primary Residential Parent?

By Jedidiah McKeehan When parents have children together and they are not married to each other, who controls where the children should be? As part of a custody or divorce case, the courts will enter a Parenting Plan that lays out when the children will spend time...

Kids Say The Darndest Things

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com You would have to be a senior citizen like me to remember Art Linkletter, but he had a show which ran for 25 years on CBS radio and television, and another that ran for 19 years on NBC radio and television. On one of his...