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No. 3 Spartans, No. 13 Tigers face tough Week 2 challenges

Nov. 12, 2019 1:54 AM EST

Memphis and Michigan State face tough matchups amid difficult offcourt situations to headline college basketball's second week. The 13th-ranked Tigers face 14th-ranked Oregon in the Ducks' home state Tuesday night amid eligibility concerns for star freshman James Wiseman. Two nights later, the third-ranked...

Davis' 33 points, 10 boards lead Lady Vols past No. 15 Irish

Nov. 11, 2019 9:46 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Rennia Davis had a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee past No. 15 Notre Dame 74-63 on Monday night. Davis became the first Lady Vol since Candace Parker with 30 points and 10 rebounds against a ranked opponent. Davis was 12 of 20 from the field, with five...

Lady Vols lose Zaay Green to torn ACL in her right knee

Nov. 11, 2019 9:05 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tennessee guard Zaay Green has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, leaving the Lady Vols without one of their top returning players. Lady Vols coach Kellie Harper announced before her team's 74-63 victory at No. 15 Notre Dame on Monday night that Green had hurt...

Titans reach bye at .500 and able to finish games at home

Nov. 11, 2019 7:04 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans get to rest now after clawing their way back to .500, salvaging a 2-4 start by winning three of their last four. "We got a good bye week, timely bye week for us to rest up, get healthy, improve ...," Titans cornerback Logan Ryan said Monday. "Get our guys back...

Tenn. doctor plans to plead guilty to opioid distribution

Nov. 11, 2019 3:16 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee doctor who had five patients fatally overdose in a 10-month span intends to plead guilty to distributing a controlled substance. The Tennessean reports 64-year-old Dr. Darrel Rinehart's attorney filed a motion to have a hearing in December where Rinehart "intends to plead...

He said, she said: Will female acts win big at CMA Awards?

Nov. 11, 2019 1:59 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The lack of women on country radio is as tired as a bad country song cliche, but the Country Music Association Awards is trying to set the stage for them to reign, both as the hosts, as performers and perhaps the night's biggest winners. All eyes are on the top prize, entertainer of...

Chiefs special teams anything but special in Titans debacle

Nov. 11, 2019 1:41 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The past few offseasons, Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub has been floated as a potential head coaching candidate, perhaps following in the footsteps of Andy Reid protege John Harbaugh. The reason is simple: His teams have nearly always been exceptional. On Sunday, they were...

Popeyes worker accused of attacking patron who wanted refund

Nov. 11, 2019 6:47 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A Popeyes worker recorded throwing a woman onto the pavement outside a restaurant in Tennessee has been charged with felony aggravated assault. News outlets report 29-year-old Deriance Ra'Shaiel Hughes was arrested Friday. The woman's attorney, Rocky McElhaney, tells The Tennessean...

No. 8 South Carolina beats No. 4 Maryland in early showdown

Nov. 10, 2019 9:06 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Freshman Aliyah Boston scored 14 points and was an immovable force in the middle of the South Carolina defense, blocking five shots to help the No. 8 Gamecocks beat No. 4 Maryland 63-54 on Sunday in an early matchup between two of the nation's premier women's basketball programs....

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...