Latest Nashville News

Preds hire Scuderi, Bordeleau, Rook as development coaches

Jun. 18, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Rob Scuderi, Sebastien Bordeleau and Dave Rook as development coaches to help polish their prospects for the NHL. General manager David Poile announced the hirings Tuesday. Scuderi will develop defensemen, with Bordeleau working with forwards and...

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint

Jun. 17, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Red paint and the phrase "they were racists" were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. Police say they found the vandalism Monday at the Confederate Private Monument in Centennial Park. Red liquid was doused on the statue and the phrase was scrawled...

Authorities probe fatal inmate fight at Tennessee prison

Jun. 17, 2019 5:26 AM EDT

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate found unconscious in his cell, apparently after a fight with his cellmate. News outlets report 42-year-old Ernest Hill was pronounced dead Saturday at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility run by...

Lee to call for special session to replace House speaker

Jun. 15, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's governor says he will call for a special session to replace the state's House speaker, who plans to step down amid a scandal over explicit text messages. News outlets report that Gov. Bill Lee made the announcement to reporters Saturday night ahead of the Tennessee...

Peyton Manning adds another honor in TN Sports Hall of Fame

Jun. 15, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Peyton Manning, the former quarterback with a record five NFL MVPs among the string of awards and honors to his credit, calls his decision to attend the University of Tennessee one of the best he's ever made. That makes being inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on...

Predators swap 7th-round 2021 pick to Tampa Bay for goalie

Jun. 14, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have acquired goaltender Connor Ingram from the Tampa Bay Lightning for their seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft. General manager David Poile announced the trade Friday. Ingram originally was the 88th pick overall in the third round in 2016, and he...

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river

Jun. 13, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility on Thursday agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environmental groups, the state sued the Tennessee Valley...

Vanderbilt, SMU to play 3-game series starting in 2024

Jun. 13, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt and SMU have scheduled a three-game series that starts in 2024. The two teams will face each other twice in Nashville and once in Dallas during a six-year stretch. The series starts when SMU visits Vanderbilt on Sept. 14, 2024. Vanderbilt will host SMU again on Sept. 9,...

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment

Jun. 13, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims. The Tennessean is reporting on lawsuits by parents of four girls who say they were pressured into sexual...

Orioles starter Alex Cobb to have season-ending hip surgery

Jun. 11, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles right-hander Alex Cobb will have season-ending surgery on his right hip. Cobb went 0-2 with a 10.95 ERA in three starts this season. He was expected to be Baltimore's opening day starter but was scratched with a groin injury. Cobb was placed on the injured list three times this...