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Middle Tennessee WR Cobb charged with rape, suspended

Nov. 12, 2019 5:50 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee wide receiver Zeke Cobb has been suspended from the program as he faces rape charges. Murfreesboro police spokesman Larry Flowers said Tuesday that Cobb has been served a sealed indictment on two counts of rape stemming from an incident in 2018. Flowers didn't...

2 Paula Deen's Family Kitchen restaurants close in Florida

Nov. 12, 2019 4:52 PM EST

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Two Paula Deen's Family Kitchen locations have closed in the Florida Panhandle. Paula Deen Ventures spokesman Jaret Keller confirmed Tuesday that licensing partner Phoenix Hospitality has decided to close its Destin and Panama City Beach restaurants. Keller says Paula Deen Ventures...

Record cold follows early snowstorm over much of eastern US

Nov. 12, 2019 4:48 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday. The mid-autumn taste of winter brought record single-digit temperatures to Chicago and environs; set snowfall...

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

Nov. 12, 2019 12:47 PM EST

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

The Latest: Snow, icy conditions hit Northeast, South

Nov. 12, 2019 10:27 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Snow and icy conditions are snarling traffic and closing or delaying schools in parts of the Northeast and South. The National Weather Service says the snow total had surpassed 10 inches (25 centimeters) at the Buffalo airport...

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...