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Knewsletter: January 22, 2021

The biggest UCF and Orlando sports headlines and more for Friday, January 22, 2021.

Cincinnati v Central Florida Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

Welcome to our Friday Knewsletter, our daily dish of links and stories from around the world of UCF Knights sports and slightly beyond.

The Big Knews

Tennessee names UCF’s Danny White as new athletic director (ESPN.com)

UCF athletic director Danny White leaving for Tennessee (WESH 2 Orlando)

Danny White will earn $1.8 million as Tennessee athletics director (Knox News)

UCF AD Danny White’s exit hurts more than Scott Frost, McKenzie Milton (Orlando Sentinel)

In a rather surprising development, UCF AD Danny White signed a contract to become the new athletic director at the University of Tennessee, where he will make $1.8M annually.

A Tweet We’re Knighting

The end of one era and the beginning of another. UCF will begin its search for Danny White’s replacement immediately.

What’s On This Weekend

Friday

Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers, 7 PM EST, Fox Sports Florida

Miami Heat, vs. Toronto Raptors, 7:30 PM EST, Fox Sports Sun

Saturday

Men’s Basketball - SMU Mustangs vs. UCF Knights, 1 PM EST, ESPN+

Women’s Basketball - UCF Knights vs. Houston Cougars, 5 PM EST, ESPN+

Miami Heat, vs. Brooklyn Nets, 8 PM EST, Fox Sports Sun

Sunday

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, 3:05 PM EST, FOX

Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 6:40 PM EST, CBS

Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic, 7 PM EST, Fox Sports Florida

See you Monday!