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Johansen, Forsberg lead Predators over Wild 4-2

Oct. 16, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen and the Nashville Predators are off to a solid start this season. Scoring first has been a big key. Johansen and P.K. Subban each had two assists, and the Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Monday night for their fifth win in six games. "It's early in the season,...

The Latest: Rams' Gurley tops 200 yards rushing at Denver

Oct. 14, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): 7:05 p.m. Rams running back Todd Gurley II is having quite a game in the cold weather, eclipsing the 200-yard rushing mark midway through the fourth quarter at Denver. Gurley has scored two touchdowns. The previous career-high for Gurley was 159 yards rushing on...

Pastrnak scored 3 goals, Bruins beat winless Red Wings 8-2

Oct. 14, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored three times, giving him 101 goals in his career, and Patrice Bergeron had three assists as the Boston Bruins kept Detroit winless with an 8-2 victory over the Red Wings on Saturday. It was the second career hat trick for Pastrnak, who has scored seven times in five games...

Mountain Home Education Foundation honors Nashville chef

Oct. 14, 2018 1:05 AM EDT

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — To understand professional chef Robert Newton's career, you start with a base of Mountain Home and throw in a dash of Germany and a pinch of Vermont. Then add in almost two decades' worth of New York City before topping it off with a bit of Nashville, Tennessee. Newton, a former...

Forsberg, Arvidsson lead Predators to 5-2 win over Islanders

Oct. 14, 2018 12:20 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg and Viktor Arvidsson took advantage of some crisp passes by Ryan Johansen to help the Nashville Predators get another big win. Forsberg scored twice, Arvidsson had a goal and an assist, and the Predators beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Saturday night. Calle Jarnkrok...

Watson's girlfriend takes blame for causing suspension

Oct. 13, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Watson's girlfriend is taking blame for the incident that led the NHL to suspend the Nashville Predators' forward for 27 games, a punishment reduced to 18 games by an arbitrator on appeal. Jenn Guardino issued a statement Saturday saying the incident on June 16 was not an act...

No. 14 Florida rallies to beat Vanderbilt after near brawl

Oct. 13, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dan Mullen prefers not to talk about what prompted his 14th-ranked Florida Gators and the Vanderbilt Commodores to spill off the sidelines. Derek Mason says a Florida player said something to the Vanderbilt coach. In the end, the Gators' big comeback overshadowed the near brawl in...

Tennessee governor candidates remain cordial in final debate

Oct. 12, 2018 10:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No fireworks. No barbs. No swipes. That was the tone of Tennessee's third and final gubernatorial debate on Thursday. But in a race that has struggled to find air up against Tennessee's competitive and tense U.S. Senate race, Republican Bill Lee and Democrat Karl Dean were content...

NHL criticizes reduction of suspension for Predators' Watson

Oct. 12, 2018 9:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is criticizing an arbitrator's decision to reduce the suspension of Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson, who pleaded no contest in July to a domestic assault charge. Watson received a 27-game suspension from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman last month. The NHL and NHL Players'...

State Sen. majority leader, 2 others, confirmed as US judges

Oct. 12, 2018 1:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The majority leader of the Tennessee Senate has been confirmed as a federal judge by the U.S. Senate. News outlets report that Republican state Sen. Mark Norris was confirmed as a U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of Tennessee with a 51-44 vote Thursday evening....