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Graduate transfers bring winning experience to Vols' rebuild

Aug. 20, 2018 2:20 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has added players from some of the nation's most successful programs in an attempt to jump-start the Volunteers' return to Southeastern Conference contention. The Vols' roster includes graduate transfers from Alabama (offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy ), Michigan State...

Titans place Kalen Reed on IR, agree to terms with Josh Kalu

Aug. 20, 2018 12:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans' secondary has taken another hit with cornerback Kalen Reed becoming their third defensive back to get placed on injured reserve this preseason. Reed joins safety Jonathan Cyprien and cornerback Tye Smith. Cyprien, who started 10 games for the Titans last...

Survivor of Nashville shooting hopes to walk again

Aug. 20, 2018 9:32 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The sole survivor in a series of shootings in Nashville, Tennessee, is beginning rehabilitation in the hopes that she'll walk again. The woman and her husband spoke to The Tennessean on Sunday about the ordeal, but asked to remain anonymous because the suspects are still on the...

US firms to Trump: Don't raise tariffs on more Chinese goods

Aug. 20, 2018 3:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building materials distributor in Tennessee. Those and hundreds of other American businesses are delivering the same plea to President Donald Trump as he considers imposing tariffs on nearly 40 percent of imported...

Titans, Eagles lead NFL with most lowering-head penalties

Aug. 19, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL tapped Titans coach Mike Vrabel to narrate a video detailing the new rule on lowering the head to initiate contact, hoping the man who played 14 years as a linebacker in the league could more easily explain how players should adapt. Now Vrabel's own Titans (0-2) find...

Kyle Busch not his usual dominant self at Bristol this time

Aug. 19, 2018 10:42 AM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch had cars strong enough to contend for his third sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. Instead, he had two eventful races and left the track without a win. Busch arrived at Bristol trying to add to his career 21 national victories on the bullring. He led the Xfinity Series race...

Jameis Winston throws 2 TDs as Tampa Bay beats Titans 30-14

Aug. 19, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers certainly have had plenty of time to get used to the idea that Jameis Winston will miss the first three games of the season because of a suspension. Watching the quarterback light up a defense in just a quarter doesn't make it any easier. Winston threw for...

Kurt Busch steals spotlight from younger brother at Bristol

Aug. 18, 2018 11:11 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap a 58-race winless streak and grab an overdue short track victory. Busch won for the first time this season — first since the 2017 season-opening Daytona 500 — but it...

The Latest: Kurt Busch wins Bristol for 6th victory

Aug. 18, 2018 9:55 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest from NASCAR's race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Kurt Busch has won the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway to steal the spotlight from his younger brother. Busch's victory was his first of the season and sixth career Cup win on the Tennessee...

Manhunt underway after fatal Tennessee robberies

Aug. 18, 2018 7:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are looking for two men who they believe could be responsible for a string of recent robberies and shootings in the Nashville area. News outlets report that a surveillance image released Friday shows a man standing outside a small, dark Chevrolet. Authorities...