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NFL teams tapping USFL veterans for help in training camp

Aug. 10, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cornerback Terrell Bonds has talked about being a member of the NFL 's Tennessee Titans since he played in college at Tennessee State. Five years after his college days ended, he's finally on the Titans' roster as a training camp signee. ...

Titans add pair of safeties in Adrian Colbert, Elijah Benton

Aug. 09, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans signed a pair of safeties Tuesday, adding Adrian Colbert and Elijah Benton. The Titans also waived cornerback Kenneth George and waived injured safety Michael Griffin II. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Colbert has started 22 of...

PGA Tour postseason begins in Memphis in chase for FedEx Cup

Aug. 09, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PGA TOUR FEDEX ST. JUDE CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Memphis, Tennessee. Course: TPC Southwind. Yardage: 7,243. Par: 70. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Trace of 'bone-crushing' dog found at Tennessee fossil site

Aug. 09, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University says researchers have discovered evidence of the extinct “bone-crushing” dog at a fossil site that also included herbivores, a sabretooth cat and alligators. The university says it identified the Borophagus dog at the...

HCA Healthcare pledges up to $400K for Kentucky flood relief

Aug. 09, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare Inc. says it will give up to $400,000 to assist with relief to those affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky. The company said Monday it will contribute $100,000 to the American Red Cross, $100,000 to the Team Eastern Kentucky...

PGA Tour says players knew consequences of joining LIV Golf

Aug. 08, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

The PGA Tour asked a federal judge in San Francisco to deny the appeal of three suspended players who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf and now want to compete in the tour's lucrative postseason, arguing the players knew the consequences two months ago. Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson...

Column: Palou persevering through Ganassi contract chaos

Aug. 08, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The conversation, if one could even call it that, might not have lasted even 10 seconds. It was more of an exchange between Chip Ganassi, who took a moment to congratulate Alex Palou, the driver he is suing because the IndyCar champion is trying to leave his team at the...

ETSU hires Brenda Mock Brown as new women's hoops coach

Aug. 08, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State hired Brenda Mock Brown as the Buccaneers' new women's basketball coach Monday, one week after announcing Simon Harris was being fired over Title IX issues in his lone season. Interim athletic director Richard Sander announced...

Dixon eyes record-tying 7th championship after Nashville win

Aug. 07, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scott Dixon arrived in Nashville not really a championship favorite, but still mathematically eligible to win a record-tying seventh IndyCar title. And even though he was stuck in the middle of a tight pack of drivers jostling for the championship, The...

No contract talk as Titans lineman Jeffery Simmons works

Aug. 07, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee rookie quarterback Malik Willis made a business decision when he found himself facing off against Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons in a live tackle drill at training camp. He went straight to the ground. “I was like,...