Quantcast

Latest Southeastern Conference Stories

2008-12-22 05:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Spiderhost announces a renewal of its ISP contract with the University of Florida's GatorZone.com, the official website of the Florida Gators and the university's athletic association website. Through this agreement Spiderhost is the official Internet Service Provider for the Gator Network and GatorZone.com, which covers all areas of UF athletics, including the upcoming college football FedEx BCS National Championship. During the January 8, 2009...

2008-12-11 10:36:00

For the first time, CBSSports.com will stream regular season College Basketball games throughout the 2008-09 season FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Sports will stream select games from its 2008-09 SEC College Basketball schedule live on CBSSports.com. The SEC College Basketball season on CBSSports.com kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 13 (4:00-7:00 PM, ET) with Indiana at Kentucky. A total of 12 College Basketball games will be streamed live and free of charge on...

2008-12-07 21:06:25

Ryan Reid scored 13 points and Jordan DeMercy had 12 Sunday when No. 21 Florida State pulled out a 57-55 victor over in-state rival Florida in a wild finish. Dan Werner had a chance to win it for the Gators after DeMercy missed the second of two free throws with 5 seconds to play, but Werner's jumper fell short as time expired. Reid sank a pair of free throws and hit a clutch jumper down the stretch for the Seminoles (8-1). Nick Calathes scored 16 to lead the Gators (6-2) who saw their...

2008-12-05 20:55:53

Officials at the University of Mississippi announced Friday Coach Houston Nutt has agreed to a contract extension through the 2012 season. Terms were not released. I'm very excited about the terms we discussed, Nutt said. This helps our recruiting and shows the direction our program is headed. We are very excited about going to our bowl game. Nutt resigned as coach at Arkansas after the 2007 season, having put together a 75-48 record in 10 years. He then quickly turned around a Mississippi...

2008-11-30 22:10:26

Lane Kiffin, who was fired by the Oakland Raiders, will be introduced Monday as the new football coach at the University of Tennessee, the school announced. Kiffin will succeed Phillip Fulmer, who has coached the Vols for 17 years. Fulmer announced this month he would not be back next season. The 33-year-old Kiffin was let go by the Raiders Oct. 1. He had a record of 5-15 with the NFL team. Tennessee Athletics Director Mike Hamilton said university officials had been meeting with prospective...

2008-11-29 20:34:09

Mississippi State football Coach Sylvester Croom resigned Saturday, one day after the Bulldogs ended their season with a 45-0 loss to Ole Miss. Croom directed the Bulldogs to a 21-38 record, including 4-8 this season, in his five years at the helm. Five years ago, Mississippi State gave me the unprecedented opportunity to be a head football coach in the Southeastern Conference and to build a program based upon a strong foundation, Croom said. I believe the foundation has been set for those...

2008-11-20 22:43:55

Allan Chaney led Florida to a quick second-half start Thursday and the No. 19 Gators cruised past Southern Utah 64-50. Nick Calathes paced Florida with 18 points and seven rebounds, but the Gators were slow in putting the game away because of 15 misses in 16 tries from three-point range. After Florida (3-0) escaped with a 33-25 advantage at halftime, Chaney scored four straight points during an 11-2 run to open the second period. Southern Utah (1-1) came no closer than 10 points the rest of...

2008-09-29 21:00:31

By Daniel Connolly The Regional Medical Center at Memphis plans to ask the University of Tennessee Health Science Center about participating in its plan to build a new clinical office on Union that would attract paying patients. The Med's interest in the project reflects its desire to earn money and turn around a projected $14.4 million operating loss this fiscal year. Hospital board chairman Gene Holcomb said Thursday that he wants The Med's new interim CEO, Claude Watts Jr., to...

2008-09-05 15:00:00

The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville has expanded its relationship with the Premier healthcare alliance, selecting Premier as its supply chain performance partner and realizing savings of more than $1 million in the first six months of conversion. Formerly with Novation, UTMC is now one of 200 of the nation's leading hospital and healthcare systems who own Premier Inc. as shareholders, working with the healthcare alliance to advance its mission of improving the quality...

2008-07-25 12:01:20

By Josh Flory, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul. 24--Officials at the University of Tennessee Medical Center broke ground this morning on a new heart hospital that is slated to open in 2010. The four-story, $26 million facility will be located at the medical center's campus near Alcoa Highway and will provide inpatient services for the Heart Lung Vascular Institute. At this morning's ceremony, UT Medical Center cardiothoracic surgeon John Mack cited Tennessee's high rates...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related