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Titans believe they found themselves on road in OT comeback

Sep. 20, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have done enough talking. In rallying for an overtime victory on the road, they may have found the formula to help defend their AFC South title. Derrick Henry and the Titans piled up 532 yards in rallying from a 15-point...

Man killed in shootout with police trying to serve warrants

Sep. 20, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man wanted for questioning in a homicide case was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers and his 16-year-old son has been charged in the death of a man whose body was found in the Cumberland River, police said. Adrian Cameron,...

Donors add 144 acres to Tennessee state park in Memphis

Sep. 20, 2021 05:06 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say donors have added 144 acres to a state park in Memphis known for being the first one east of the Mississippi River to be open to African Americans. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation says the expansion...

Tennessee distributes $4M in historic development grants

Sep. 20, 2021 05:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has granted more than $4 million in grants to help fund historic renovation and preservation projects across the state. According to a news release, the...

Seahawks silenced as big leads disappear in loss to Titans

Sep. 19, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pete Carroll was sullen, almost in a state of disbelief. Of all the crazy outcomes during his tenure as coach of the Seattle Seahawks, there has rarely been a meltdown like this. Up 15 points at halftime, leading by 14 points early in the fourth quarter,...

King Henry leads Titans' late rally to stun Seahawks 33-30

Sep. 19, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans found a way to silence Seattle's notorious noise that hadn't been heard for nearly two years. The Titans leaned on their All-Pro star and staged the kind comeback they haven't pulled off in a regular-season game in...

Probe of Southern Baptist sex abuse response moves forward

Sep. 19, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Rev. Marshall Blalock feels the weight of his new responsibility. The South Carolina pastor serves as vice chair of a recently formed Southern Baptist Convention task force charged with overseeing an investigation into how a top...

Holmes, Saylors lead ETSU on ground in win over Delaware St.

Sep. 19, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Quay Holmes and Jacob Saylors led a powerful ground attack and the East Tennessee State defense stymied Delaware State in the Buccaneers' 38-6 victory on Saturday night. Holmes gained 157 yards on 23 carries and Saylors added 109 yards on 11...

Tennessee woman’s breast cancer diagnosis helped save mom

Sep. 19, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Karen Boyd says her daughter Allison Robertson was “born to save my life.” “Thank God (Robertson) slept in her bra,” Boyd said. If she hadn’t, a lineage of breast cancer genes may never have unraveled, and Boyd, 50, to this day might not...

Larson wins at Bristol while Harvick and Elliott feud

Sep. 18, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson won at Bristol Motor Speedway — not really a big surprise or even the most interesting part of NASCAR's first playoff elimination race. The post-race feud between reigning Cup Series champion Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick stole the...