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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) beats Houston Texans strong safety Justin Reid (20) as Henry runs 94 yards for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Regarding Henry: Steelers D bracing for Titans star back

Oct. 21, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sure there are options when facing Derrick Henry. None of them, however, are particularly fun. Try to hit the NFL's hottest running back high, and he will stiff-arm you into GIF-worthy oblivion ( see Norman, Josh ). Try to hit him low one-on-one, and you risk Henry turning you into highly...

Stand-ins participate in rehearsal tests ahead of the final presidential debate between Republican candidate President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The debate will take place Thursday, Oct. 22 at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

5 questions as Trump and Biden prepare for final debate

Oct. 21, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, meet on the debate stage for the second and final time Thursday night in Tennessee. The 90-minute prime-time meeting comes just 12 days before Election Day. Some key questions heading into the debate: CAN TRUMP CHANGE THE...

People walk outside the Curb Event Center at Belmont University as preparations take place for the second Presidential debate, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden are scheduled to debate Thursday, Oct. 22. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

In Tennessee, final debate puts surging virus in spotlight

Oct. 21, 2020 1:58 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden arrive in Nashville Thursday for their final debate before the Nov. 3 election, they’ll be greeted by a city with rising coronavirus case counts inside a state immersed in a debate of its own about mask-wearing....

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Oct. 21, 2020 12:27 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Oct. 16 Johnson City Press on expanding early voting options: Now that early voting clearly is the choice of thousands of voters in Northeast Tennessee, it’s time for local election commissions to alter their strategies. On Oct. 14, the first day of early...

President Donald Trump acknowledges his supporters after speaking at a campaign rally at Erie International Airport, in Erie, Pa, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Trump tends to his electoral map, Biden eyes Obama boost

Oct. 21, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hopping from one must-win stop on the electoral map to the next in the leadup to a final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign. As Democrat Joe Biden holes up for debate prep in advance of Thursday's...

Middle Tennessee State University hosts 'Jimi Hendrix: A-Z'

Oct. 21, 2020 4:19 AM EDT

MURFRESSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee State University's Center for Popular Music is hosting an online conversation on the life and legacy of Jimi Hendrix that will be available free to the public on Wednesday. The conversation features Department of Recording Industry professor Mike Alleyne, author...

3 charged with filing false claims for virus relief loans

Oct. 21, 2020 4:15 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three employees of a Tennessee tax service have been charged with filing more than $1 million in false claims for coronavirus-related federal loans, federal prosecutors said. Brandy Scaife, Janisha Jones and Sharika Carpenter have been indicted on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy...

This combination photo shows, from left, singers  Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde and actress Sarah Hyland who will host this year's CMT Music Awards airing on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land. (AP Photo)

CMT Music Awards to feature trio of hosts, outdoor stages

Oct. 21, 2020 3:12 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A trio of new hosts will lead fans through a new look at this year's CMT Music Awards, which replaced the live arena audience with performances in scenic outdoor locations around Nashville, Tennessee. Country singers Kane Brown and Ashley McBryde join “Modern...

Nashville SC forward Randall Leal, center, celebrates with Alex Muyl, left, and Dax McCarty, right, after Leal scored a goal against FC Dallas during the first half of an MLS soccer match Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Cádiz scores first MLS goal, Nashville blanks Dallas 3-0

Oct. 20, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jhonder Cádiz scored his first MLS goal in the 73rd minute and Nashville beat Dallas 3-0 on Tuesday night. Nashville (6-6-6) extended its undefeated streak at home to seven games. Dallas (6-5-6) has not beaten Nashville in three matches this season. Nashville's first two goals...

Seattle Seahawks' Bryan Mone (92) cheers on DK Metcalf (14) after Metcalf pulled in a long pass near the end of the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seahawks keep top spot in AP Pro32; Steelers, Titans move up

Oct. 20, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the NFC's only 5-0 team, the Seattle Seahawks had a quiet week on a bye. However, the Seahawks didn't lose any ground and maintained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Seahawks received nine of 12 first-place votes for 377 points in balloting Tuesday by media members who...