MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Jeff Bzdelik as an assistant on Dave Joerger's staff. The team announced the decision Thursday, but did not release details of his contract. Bzdelik went 73-119 as the Denver Nuggets' head coach from 2002-04.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he occasionally feels as though he's running an expansion team because the Volunteers have altered their roster so much since the end of last season. He can only hope the Vols don't produce the usual results of an expansion team. Tennessee opens training camp Friday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has released a nonconference women's basketball schedule that includes matchups with two of last season's Final Four representatives. The Lady Vols host 2014 NCAA tournament semifinalist Stanford on Dec. 20 and travel to 2014 NCAA runner-up Notre Dame on Jan. 19.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep. Kershaw pitched his second consecutive complete game for the second time in his career.
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