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Collage Dance Collective grows by leaps and bounds

Oct. 20, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

BINGHAMPTON, Tenn. (AP) — As Collage Dance Collective celebrates its 10th anniversary season this fall, executive director Marcellus Harper is amazed by the ballet company's success, and hopes to accomplish more in the coming years. "It reminds us how young the organization is, too," Harper said. "There's...

Tennessee QB Brian Maurer leaves game with No. 1 Alabama

Oct. 20, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Brian Maurer left the game against No. 1 Alabama with a concussion. Maurer was hurt after absorbing a hit late in the first quarter Saturday. It was the second straight game he's left with a concussion. Maurer stayed on the ground for a while after a hit by...

No. 1 Alabama survives Tua injury, beats Tennessee 35-13

Oct. 20, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama leaned on the old formula once quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went down with an ankle injury: big defensive plays and running the ball. The top-ranked Crimson Tide turned to the defense and tailback Najee Harris once the high-flying passing game was grounded, pulling out a 35-13...

Trocheck's shootout goal gives Panthers 3-2 win over Preds

Oct. 19, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Florida finally won a game that extended past regulation time. Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Denis Malgin and Brett Connolly scored in regulation for Florida, which has won...

Gainwell sets Memphis record in 47-17 rout of Tulane

Oct. 19, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw five touchdown passes, Kenneth Gainwell scored three touchdowns and combined for 307 yards of offense and Memphis routed Tulane 47-17 on Saturday night. Gainwell is the first player for Memphis (6-1, 2-1 American Athletic Conference), and the first in the FBS to have...

Rosendahl, Tennessee St. rally, beat Austin Peay 26-24

Oct. 19, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cameron Rosendahl threw two second-half touchdown passes to Steven Newbold as Tennessee State scored the final 17 points and the Tigers beat Austin Peay 26-24 on Saturday to snap a six-game skid. Rosendahl was 22-of-39 passing for 220 yards, Chris Rowland had 12 receptions for 113...

Vaughn scores twice, Vandy upsets No. 22 Missouri 21-14

Oct. 19, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Mason wants it known he's the best coach for the Vanderbilt Commodores. Riley Neal came off the bench and threw a 21-yard touchdown to Cam Johnson with 8:57 left, and Vanderbilt upset No. 22 Missouri 21-14 on Saturday with a stifling defensive performance. Ke'Shawn Vaughn ran...

Mooney's walk-off FG lifts North Texas over Middle Tennessee

Oct. 19, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine led the game-winning drive capped by Ethan Mooney's 22-yard field goal as time expired to lift North Texas over Middle Tennessee 33-30 on Saturday. Middle Tennessee (2-5, 1-2 Conference USA) tied the game at 30-all with 28 seconds left. On the ensuing kickoff, Deion...

Ex-jailer charged after video showed him body-slamming man

Oct. 19, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say an ex-Tennessee jailer caught on video slamming a handcuffed man to the ground has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault and official oppression. News media outlets report that former Cocke County jailer Kelton Townsend was booked into the same jail where he...

Titans activate top pick Simmons after torn ACL in February

Oct. 19, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have activated first-round draft pick Jeffery Simmons , giving him a chance to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. The team moved him from the non-football injury list to the 53-man roster Saturday. The Titans also promoted outside...