The Vanderbilt Hustler

“The Last Dance” Episodes 7 and 8: Fathers, Fights and a Mind Like No Other

Michael Jordan and his father James celebrate the Bulls 1992 NBA Championship. (Photo courtesy of Sue Ogrocki/Reuters via Getty Images)

Alyssa Muir, Deputy Sports Editor

May 11, 2020

Episodes seven and eight of the hit documentary series featured Michael Jordan’s baseball career and his memorable 1996 NBA Championship on Father’s Day.

“The Last Dance” Episodes 5 and 6: Kobe, Krause and the age-old debate

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant face off on February 1, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo courtesy of Vince Bucci/AFP via Getty Images)

Justin Hershey, Deputy Sports Editor

May 4, 2020

Episodes five and six of ESPN’s latest basketball documentary featured a tribute to Kobe Bryant and set the scene for the Bulls dramatic 1998 playoff run.

BREAKING: Saben Lee signs with agent

Saben Lee (0) dribbles against Alabama on January 22, 2020.

Betsy Goodfriend, Deputy Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

According to NCAA rules, if Lee signed with an non-certified agent as reported, he will be ineligible to return to Vanderbilt.

‘Dores in the Pros: Recapping the 2020 NFL Draft 

Jared Pinkney caught two touchdowns on Senior Day as Vanderbilt downed ETSU 38-0.

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

One Commodore was drafted, four more picked up UDFA deals and all will compete for a chance to shine on Sundays.

BREAKING: Ke’Shawn Vaughn selected by Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020 NFL Draft

Ke'Shawn Vaughn takes a handoff against the Missouri Tigers (Photo by: Hunter Long)

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

April 24, 2020

Former Vanderbilt running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn was taken in the third round of the NFL Draft.

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Ke’Shawn Vaughn

Ke'Shawn Vaughn scrambles for a touchdown in Vanderbilt's 45-38 loss to Baylor in the Texas Bowl.  (Photo by Hunter Long.)

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

Vanderbilt running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn has a skillset tailor-made for the NFL.

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Jared Pinkney

Jared Pinkney reaches across the goal line for a touchdown in Vanderbilt's home victory over Alabama A&M on September 9, 2017. Photo by Claire Barnett.

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

April 22, 2020

Jared Pinkney's 40-yard dash took a toll on his draft stock, but breakout speed was never his greatest strength.

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Kalija Lipscomb

The Vols beat the Commodores 28-10 in Kalija Lipscomb's (16) last game of his college career.

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

Kalija Lipscomb may not have had the senior season he’d hoped for, but the wideout still projects as a potential Day Three NFL Draft selection.

Q&A: Jerry Stackhouse talks virtual recruiting, previews personnel for next season

Jerry Stackhouse is introduced as Vanderbilt's head basketball coach on April 8, 2019. Photo by Hunter Long

Max Schneider, Simon Gibbs, Betsy Goodfriend, Justin Hershey, and Alyssa Muir

April 15, 2020

The Hustler caught up with Vanderbilt’s basketball coach over Zoom to wrap up last season and get some insight on his plans for the future.

Junior guard Saben Lee declares for 2020 NBA Draft

Saben Lee drives to the basket in Vanderbilt's 99-90 upset victory over LSU.

Alyssa Muir, Deputy Sports Editor

March 27, 2020

Saben Lee will declare for the NBA Draft without hiring an agent.

Sophomore forward Aaron Nesmith declares for 2020 NBA Draft

Aaron Nesmith drains a step-back jumper in Vanderbilt's scrimmage against Clark-Atlanta.

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

March 26, 2020

After missing the majority of the 2020 season with a stress fracture, Nesmith – a projected first round pick – will declare for the NBA Draft

Vanderbilt’s youth, lack of size on display in SEC Tournament loss

Scotty Pippen Jr. (2) pushes the ball up the court as Dylan Disu (1) trails in Vanderbilt's loss to Arkansas.

Alyssa Muir, Deputy Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

Vanderbilt shot just 6-25 from the field in the first half and was unable to recover from the slow start.