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Mitchell scores 23, Texas A&M holds off Tennessee 63-58

Jan. 28, 2020 10:27 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Buzz Williams knows his team isn’t one to light it up on the offensive end of the court. “We shoot a very low field goal percentage, and so we have to give ourselves the best chance we can on the offensive glass just so we can gain extra...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) is sacked by Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Kamalei Correa (44) during the first half an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Jackson and Ravens can't sustain regular season success

Jan. 12, 2020 11:40 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Lamar Jackson who ran with abandon and threw 36 touchdown passes for the best team in the league failed to show up in the playoffs — again. During his marvelous second season in the NFL, Jackson was an All-Pro quarterback who carried the Baltimore Ravens to the best record in...

University of Tennessee-Martin criminal justice professor Cindy Boyles talks to a reporter about the installation of a lynching marker on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Jackson, Tenn. Boyles has led an effort to put a marker on the Madison County courthouse lawn remembering the brutal, public killings of two black people who had been accused of crimes in the late 1800s in Jackson, a West Tennessee city located about 85 miles northeast of Memphis. A dedication ceremony for the marker has been set for April. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)

Marker recognizing 2 lynchings in Tennessee to be installed

Jan. 10, 2020 2:32 PM EST

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — In 1886, an African American domestic worker was accused of poisoning her white employer in Jackson, Tennessee. A mob broke into the city's jail, dragged Eliza Woods to the courthouse lawn, ripped her clothes off, and hanged her from a tree. Her body was riddled with bullets,...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson looks to throw against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Heisman reunion: 5 winners suit up for Ravens-Titans matchup

Jan. 8, 2020 7:34 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The top prize for individual excellence in college football is the Heisman Trophy. For the first time in the Super Bowl era, five winners of that prestigious keepsake are expected to suit up in the same game, each in pursuit of the NFL's most coveted team award — the Vince...