Authority to Build?

Knoxville and Knox County likely will consider forming a sports authority if officials decide to build a baseball stadium for the Tennessee Smokies.

Public Stadium, Private Development

Smokies owner Randy Boyd says a publicly built ballpark is essential for baseball’s return to Knoxville and the accompanying private investment.

Dancing Around the Diamond

Neither Smokies owner Randy Boyd nor local officials want to make the first move toward financing a baseball stadium in the Old City.

On Deck

Knoxville mayoral candidates

The leading candidates for Knoxville mayor weigh in on baseball and the budget the winner will inherit after the election.

Over the Plate

Rogero administration officials say a minor league baseball stadium east of the Old City could link surrounding areas and spawn development.

Play Ball!

Respondents to the latest Knoxville Power Poll predict minor league baseball’s return and support a publicly financed stadium.

Connecting the Dots

Randy Boyd

As he settles into his new office, Interim UT President Randy Boyd sets an ambitious two-year agenda.