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Pegues and Knight each run for TDs in the 4th, lift Tennessee Tech past Kennesaw State 17-7

Sep. 23, 2023 23:32 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Pegues and Marcus Knight each had a touchdown run in the fourth quarter and Tennessee Tech beat Kennesaw State 17-7 on Saturday night. Kennesaw State's only scoring came in their first drive of the game on a 29-yard touchdown pass from Jonathan...

Fowler-Nicolosi's 2 TD passes and score by defense helps Colorado State beat Middle Tennessee 31-23

Sep. 23, 2023 23:03 PM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes, Mohamed Kamara returned a fumbled ball five yards into the end zone and Colorado State beat Middle Tennessee 31-23 on Saturday night. Fowler-Nicolosi connected with two 7-yard...

Milton leads No. 23 Tennessee in 45-14 win over UTSA

Sep. 23, 2023 20:42 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Milton III threw for 156 yards and ran for 89 in the first half, leading No. 23 Tennessee to a 45-14 victory over UTSA on Saturday. Milton played a key role in three early touchdowns for the Volunteers (3-1) — an 81-yard scoring run on the first play...

Many states are expanding their Medicaid programs to provide dental care to their poorest residents

Sep. 23, 2023 10:15 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For months, Carlton Clemons endured crippling pain from a rotting wisdom tooth. He couldn’t sleep, barely ate and relied on painkillers to get by. The 67-year-old from Nashville, Tennessee, could not afford to see a dentist on the $1,300-a-month his family...

Browns QB Deshaun Watson looking to make up for sluggish start at home against Titans

Sep. 22, 2023 16:26 PM EDT

TENNESSEE (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Browns by 3. SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 36-32. LAST MEETING: Browns beat Titans 41-35 on Dec. 6, 2020, in Nashville, Tennessee. LAST...

Tennessee judges side with Nashville in fight over fairgrounds speedway

Sep. 22, 2023 12:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A newly enacted Tennessee law designed to lower the threshold needed for Nashville leaders to approve improvements to its fairgrounds speedway violates the state's constitution and cannot be enforced, a three-judge panel has ruled. Thursday's unanimous...

A weak spot last year, the Seahawks' run defense is much improved through 2 games

Sep. 21, 2023 20:28 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A year ago, the Seattle Seahawks' run defense was a bit of a problem. OK, a big problem. Through two games this season, it's one of Seattle's biggest bright spots, thanks to some specific changes and focus entering the year. “Everything that...

No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers looking to crank up run game, offense vs UTSA

Sep. 21, 2023 12:01 PM EDT

UTSA (1-2) at No. 23 Tennessee (2-1), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: Tennessee by 20 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Tennessee Volunteers have been busy taking a good,...

No. 25 Florida goes for its first 3-game winning streak in 3 years when it hosts Charlotte

Sep. 21, 2023 10:52 AM EDT

Charlotte (1-2) at No. 25 Florida (2-1), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network+). Line: Florida by 27 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The 25th-ranked Gators, coming off an upset of then-No....

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee - Advisory

Sep. 21, 2023 07:28 AM EDT
Eds: The Tennessee editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. The AP