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Tennessee state library to display historic portrait photos

Dec. 07, 2022 04:03 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Library & Archives is putting its collection of over a million historic photographs on display for a new exhibit on portraits. The library in Nashville says its exhibit named Tennesseans Through the Lens: Portrait Photography in...

Memphis beats Little Rock 87-71

Dec. 06, 2022 23:45 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — DeAndre Williams scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and Memphis beat Little Rock 87-71 on Tuesday night. Williams also added five rebounds and five assists for the Tigers (7-2). Jayden Hardaway shot 7 for 9, including 2 for 3 from beyond the arc to...

Griffin puts up 23, Tennessee State downs Boyce 103-49

Dec. 06, 2022 23:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Zion Griffin's 23 points helped Tennessee State defeat Boyce 103-49 on Tuesday night. Griffin finished 11 of 13 from the field for the Tigers (5-4). David Acosta scored 14 points while going 6 of 9 and 2 of 3 from the free-throw line, and added 11 rebounds....

Austin Peay knocks off Kentucky Christian 102-57

Dec. 06, 2022 23:32 PM EST

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Calderon scored 19 points as Austin Peay beat Kentucky Christian 102-57 on Tuesday night. Calderon finished 6 of 11 from 3-point range for the Governors (5-5). Elijah Hutchins-Everett added 14 points while shooting 6 of 11 from the field and 2 for 5...

Stephens scores 31 as Chattanooga defeats Milwaukee 88-76

Dec. 06, 2022 23:22 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Jake Stephens put up 31 points as Chattanooga beat Milwaukee 88-76 on Tuesday night. Stephens also added 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Mocs (6-3). Demetrius Davis was 6 of 11 shooting, including 4 for 8 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line...

Titans owner fires GM Jon Robinson in his 7th season

Dec. 06, 2022 15:04 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has very high standards for her Titans. Combined with the millions she's investing, she also isn't afraid of making big moves chasing the Lombardi Trophy that eluded her late father. Strunk fired...

Memphis police officer wounded, suspect killed in shooting

Dec. 06, 2022 15:01 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Memphis police officer was wounded and a man was killed during a shootout following a call about a suspicious vehicle at a gas station, authorities said. The Memphis Police Department said in a tweet that the officer was struck multiple times Monday night in...

Scrutinized charter school group to apply again in Tennessee

Dec. 06, 2022 13:21 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A contentious charter school operator linked to a conservative Michigan college is taking another swing at opening schools in three Tennessee counties that have previously rejected them, as well as in two new counties. The letters of intent to apply to run...

Jim Stewart, co-founder of Stax Records in Memphis, dies

Dec. 06, 2022 13:16 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jim Stewart, the white Tennessee farm boy and fiddle player who co-founded the influential Stax Records with his sister in a Black, inner-city Memphis neighborhood and helped build the soulful “Memphis sound,” has died at age 92. Stewart died peacefully...

Tennessee Titans fire general manager Jon Robinson amid his 7th season with the team off to 7-5 start

Dec. 06, 2022 12:37 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans fire general manager Jon Robinson amid his 7th season with the team off to 7-5 start.