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Consecutive lopsided losses leave Jaguars last in AFC South

Nov. 18, 2019 6:02 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Another defensive debacle and another lopsided loss have the Jacksonville Jaguars on the verge of another second-rate season. The Jaguars (4-6) couldn't run the ball or stop the run for the second straight game Sunday, resulting in a 33-13 blowout at AFC South foe Indianapolis and...

Suit: School officials in Tennessee county push Christianity

Nov. 18, 2019 5:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two atheist families are suing a Tennessee school system, claiming district officials there promote Christianity. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nashville by the American Civil Liberties Union. It claims Smith County school officials engage in...

Kane stars as Blackhawks pound Predators 7-2

Nov. 16, 2019 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This time, the Chicago Blackhawks made life difficult on Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators. Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Blackhawks pounded the Predators 7-2 on Saturday night for their third straight victory. Robin Lehner made 39 saves for Chicago, and Alex...

Vanderbilt gets Neal back at QB, Kentucky looks to rebound

Nov. 15, 2019 10:47 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason is trying to get the Commodores to focus on the immediate task of playing Kentucky with three games left in a disappointing season. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is bouncing between Wildcats fans worried they will lose him to Florida State while he tries to...

Nashville animal science teacher charged after emu dies

Nov. 14, 2019 4:29 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a Nashville area high school teacher is facing a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge after an emu kept in her care at the school died. News outlets report 33-year-old Jessica Lumpkins was charged Wednesday after Metro Animal Care and Control discovered that...

List of winners at the 2019 Country Music Association Awards

Nov. 13, 2019 11:37 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Complete list of winners from the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, held Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. — Entertainer of the year: Garth Brooks — Female vocalist of the year: Kacey Musgraves — Male vocalist of the year: Luke...

The Latest: Garth Brooks wins CMA’s Entertainer of the Year

Nov. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, being presented Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena (all times local): 10 p.m. Garth Brooks has won the Entertainer of the Year honor at the Country Music Association Awards. Brooks won the top award on a night when the...

Auriemma not happy NCAA denied UConn’s appeal for Westbrook

Nov. 13, 2019 10:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma says there’s no other venue for the Huskies to follow now that the NCAA has denied an appeal that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook with them this season. Auriemma made clear Wednesday night after a 64-51 win over Vanderbilt that...

Officer charged in fatal shooting seeks different jury pool

Nov. 13, 2019 6:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for a white Nashville police officer who fatally shot an armed black man from behind in July 2018 argued Wednesday that the officer’s murder trial needs a jury from outside the city because media coverage has influenced prospective jurors. During the Nashville...

Death row inmate points to biased juror as execution nears

Nov. 13, 2019 11:54 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Tennessee prepares to electrocute yet another death row inmate, a last-minute legal battle has raised questions surrounding the possible bias of a juror who helped hand down the original death sentence decades ago. Attorneys for Lee Hall say they have found a woman —...