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Country music journalist, musician Peter Cooper dies at 52

Dec. 07, 2022 14:53 PM EST

Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — Country music journalist and Grammy-nominated musician Peter Cooper has died. He was 52. A statement from his family said Cooper died Tuesday night after suffering a severe head injury last week. Cooper was an award-winning journalist for...

Tennessee roads plan mulls toll lanes, electric car fee hike

Dec. 03, 2022 10:17 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is considering allowing express toll lanes on highways and tripling a fee for electric car owners as he targets his first big push after winning reelection — paying for tens of billions of dollars in roadway projects. The Republican...

'George & Tammy' pulls back the curtain on country icons

Dec. 02, 2022 14:18 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In preparation for their upcoming series “George & Tammy,” Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain spent months learning the songs that George Jones and Tammy Wynette made famous, working with a vocal coach and making the pilgrimage to Nashville to record. ...

Logano celebrates 2nd NASCAR Cup title, already wanting 3rd

Dec. 01, 2022 20:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Logano has a simple target for the future even as he celebrates his 2022 NASCAR Cup championship. Add yet another. Logano this season joined Kyle Busch as the only active NASCAR drivers with multiple Cup series titles, adding to the...

Ty Gibbs declines to discuss sudden death of his father

Dec. 01, 2022 19:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ty Gibbs on Thursday declined to discuss the death of his father, which occurred just hours after the young NASCAR driver won the Xfinity Series championship last month. Gibbs was asked about his grandfather, Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs, telling the employees...

UAB to hire ex-NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as head coach

Nov. 30, 2022 18:53 PM EST

UAB has hired former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as its next head coach on the eve of his high school team’s state championship game. The 50-year-old Dilfer won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in 2000 during a 14-year NFL career. He’s making a big leap to the college...

Josi scores in overtime as Predators beat Ducks 2-1

Nov. 29, 2022 22:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi scored at 3:50 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Juuse Saros made 34 saves and Colton Sissons also scored for the Predators, who have won two of their last three games. Matt Duchene...

Drive-by shooting injures 2 at funeral at Nashville church

Nov. 26, 2022 20:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A drive-by shooting in Nashville on Saturday injured two people as they and others were walking out of church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this month, according to police. Metro Nashville Police Department spokesperson Don Aaron...

Predators postpone 2 games due to Nashville water main break

Nov. 25, 2022 19:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators postponed home games scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a water main break that soaked their downtown arena. Hours after the Predators decided they couldn’t play Friday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, the team...

No. 9 Vols have lots on line to wrap regular season vs Vandy

Nov. 23, 2022 10:43 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Heupel faces perhaps the biggest challenge yet at Tennessee. The coach has to remind his ninth-ranked Tennessee Volunteers they have plenty left to play for — possibly even a New Year's Day bowl game— keep the nation's top offense humming with a...