August 22, 1991 |
News Item: Southeastern Conference Commissioner Roy Kramer publicly reprimands new Vanderbilt Coach Gary DiNardo for violating the SEC code of ethics. Question: What code of ethics? At last look, Conference Kinder Care was setting lows for bickering, back-stabbing and corruption, which, if you know the history of the SEC, is no small feat. And poor Kramer.
August 24, 1985
Doug Dickey, one-time college football coach at Tennessee and at Florida, was named athletic director at Tennessee.
October 4, 1999 |
Although Tennessee's initial investigation into charges of academic abuse in the football program uncovered no wrongdoing, Athletic Director Doug Dickey says he will not consider the matter over until the school files a written report. * Hawaii, 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the Western Athletic Conference, totaled 532 yards of offense en route to a 33-3 win over Texas El Paso (2-3, 0-1) Saturday night in Honolulu. . . .
April 10, 1989
Athletic Director Doug Dickey says Tennessee basketball Coach Wade Houston, who broke racial barriers when he was named as the school's first black head coach, will not be offered a membership in an all-white country club. The UT athletic department provided $15,000 memberships to the exclusive Cherokee Country Club to Houston's predecessors, Ray Mears and Don DeVoe. Football Coach Johnny Majors and Dickey also are members. Dickey and Houston discussed the matter before he was hired last week, Dickey said.