Battle of Bristol

Battle of Bristol sets new attendance record

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) – The “Battle at Bristol” between No. 17 Tennessee and Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night drew an NCAA single-game record crowd of 156,990. The speedway was temporarily converted into a football stadium to accommodate this game. The previous NCAA record was 115,109 for Michigan’s 2013 victory over Notre Dame at Michigan Stadium. Also,…