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School-record 6 TDs for Burrow, No. 4 LSU routs Vandy 66-38

Sep. 21, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Burrow tossed four of his school-record six touchdown passes to Ja'Marr Chase and threw for 398 yards Saturday, leading No. 4 LSU to a 66-38 romp over Vanderbilt in the Tigers' Southeastern Conference opener. LSU (4-0) beat Vanderbilt (0-3, 0-2) for the eighth straight time and...

No. 9 Florida routs Tennessee 34-3, extends series dominance

Sep. 21, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns in his first start in nearly seven years and No. 9 Florida beat slumping Tennessee 34-3 Saturday, extending the Gators' dominance in a series that used to be the most prominent in the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division....

The Latest: Law officers scaling back around Area 51 events

Sep. 21, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Authorities are scaling back the number of law enforcement officers and medics at ongoing events in towns near Area 51 in the remote Nevada desert....

Tennessee's abortion wait period law faces court arguments

Sep. 20, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four years after Tennessee passed a law requiring a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions, abortion clinics are getting a chance to argue against it in court. Beginning Monday in federal court in Nashville, attorneys for five of the state's seven abortion clinics will...

AP source: Jaguars prefer to keep, not trade, Jalen Ramsey

Sep. 20, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars aren't giving up on disgruntled defender Jalen Ramsey. The Jags would prefer to keep their star cornerback after several days of trade talks with other NFL teams, according to a person close to the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the...

Titans have lots to fix after 2 straight losses in AFC South

Sep. 20, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have talked for months about going from good to great in coach Mike Vrabel's second season. Right now, they'd settle for good. After blowing out Cleveland on the road in the season opener, the Titans (1-2) have lost back-to-back games inside the AFC South in the...

4 deputies on leave, 2 recovering after Tennessee shooting

Sep. 20, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff says four deputies have been placed on administrative leave after the fatal shooting of a man wanted on an attempted murder warrant. Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner said Friday that the deputies were working with a fugitive apprehension team when they went to a...

Tennessee gets another shot to upend Florida in the Swamp

Sep. 20, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee's last two trips to the Swamp have ended in gut-punching, heart-wrenching, head-scratching fashion. The Volunteers might have a two-game winning streak in Gainesville if not for a pair of 63-yard touchdowns late. First, it was Antonio Callaway's catch, turn and run down...

Minshew, defense shine as Jaguars thump Titans 20-7

Sep. 20, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum. Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars handled the Tennessee Titans 20-7 in sloppy conditions Thursday night. Jacksonville (1-2) ended...

Chattanooga extends coach Lamont Paris' deal by 2 years

Sep. 19, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga has extended coach Lamont Paris' contract by two years through the 2024-25 season going into his third season of his original deal. Athletic director Mark Wharton announced the extension Thursday. Chattanooga won 88 games over four seasons before Paris took over a team...