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Hellebuyck's 38 saves lead Jets past Predators 2-1

Nov. 20, 2019 12:16 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck saw a lot of shots and turned away all but one as Winnipeg skated to yet another road win. Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers scored, Hellebuyck made 38 saves and the Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Tuesday night. The teams are heading in opposite...

Miami and Nashville stock rosters in expansion draft

Nov. 19, 2019 7:52 PM EST

Major League Soccer expansion teams Nashville and Miami filled out their rosters for next season via the league’s expansion draft Tuesday. The two teams selected five players each from a pool of 222 left unprotected by their current MLS teams. Miami added defender Ben Sweat, a Florida native, from NYCFC...

Condemned Tennessee inmate’s supporters seek clemency

Nov. 19, 2019 5:13 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Supporters of Tennessee death row inmate Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman kicked off a clemency campaign on Tuesday amid uncertainty over whether his death sentence will be upheld. Abdur'Rahman (AHB'-dur-RAK'-mahn) was sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of Patrick Daniels, who was...

Doobie Brothers unite with Michael McDonald for tour

Nov. 19, 2019 2:29 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers are joining with singer and songwriter Michael McDonald for a 50th anniversary tour next year. McDonald, who sang with the band starting in 1975 before starting his own solo career, surprised fans at The Doobie Brothers...

Consecutive lopsided losses leave Jaguars last in AFC South

Nov. 18, 2019 6:02 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Another defensive debacle and another lopsided loss have the Jacksonville Jaguars on the verge of another second-rate season. The Jaguars (4-6) couldn't run the ball or stop the run for the second straight game Sunday, resulting in a 33-13 blowout at AFC South foe Indianapolis and...

Suit: School officials in Tennessee county push Christianity

Nov. 18, 2019 5:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two atheist families are suing a Tennessee school system, claiming district officials there promote Christianity. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nashville by the American Civil Liberties Union. It claims Smith County school officials engage in...

Kane stars as Blackhawks pound Predators 7-2

Nov. 16, 2019 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This time, the Chicago Blackhawks made life difficult on Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators. Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Blackhawks pounded the Predators 7-2 on Saturday night for their third straight victory. Robin Lehner made 39 saves for Chicago, and Alex...

Vanderbilt gets Neal back at QB, Kentucky looks to rebound

Nov. 15, 2019 10:47 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason is trying to get the Commodores to focus on the immediate task of playing Kentucky with three games left in a disappointing season. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is bouncing between Wildcats fans worried they will lose him to Florida State while he tries to...

Nashville animal science teacher charged after emu dies

Nov. 14, 2019 4:29 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a Nashville area high school teacher is facing a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge after an emu kept in her care at the school died. News outlets report 33-year-old Jessica Lumpkins was charged Wednesday after Metro Animal Care and Control discovered that...

List of winners at the 2019 Country Music Association Awards

Nov. 13, 2019 11:37 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Complete list of winners from the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, held Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. — Entertainer of the year: Garth Brooks — Female vocalist of the year: Kacey Musgraves — Male vocalist of the year: Luke...