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Will Zalatoris gets 1st PGA Tour win in playoff at Memphis

Aug. 14, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The 10-foot par putt in regulation was so crucial and the moment so important that Will Zalatoris doesn't remember screaming out when he made it, “What are they gonna say now?” It took three playoff holes to get the answer Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude...

Smith docked 2 shots for bad drop in 3rd round at Memphis

Aug. 14, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith and his chase for No. 1 in the world got a little tougher even before he teed off Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude Championship, and it didn't get much easier from there. The PGA Tour penalized Smith two shots upon learning his...

Titans coach Mike Vrabel celebrates with surprise shower

Aug. 14, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Anyone celebrating a birthday around the Tennessee Titans walks carefully around the team's headquarters to try and avoid center Ben Jones, who likes to surprise people usually with a pie to the face. On Sunday, the veteran lineman helped coach Mike Vrabel...

Private prison firm to settle lawsuit over inmate death

Aug. 14, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A private prison company has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over a Tennessee inmate's killing that got national attention after a judge ordered the plaintiff's attorney to stop tweeting about it. Tennessee-based CoreCivic and attorney Daniel Horwitz,...

Kitten rescued from underneath Tennessee woman's car

Aug. 14, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When Shelby Ingram’s Toyota Highlander first began making a strange, unidentified noise, she had no idea what was causing it. That is until automotive technicians at Johnson City Toyota pulled a live kitten from underneath her car on Monday afternoon. ...

Wainwright goes 9 for Cards, but Brewers win it in 10th, 3-2

Aug. 13, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hunter Renfroe tripled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals wasted a magnificent start by Adam Wainwright, falling 3-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Milwaukee moved within a half-game of NL Central-leading St. Louis,...

Developer finds human remains near Nashville Civil War fort

Aug. 13, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A developer has unearthed human remains that could be two centuries old while digging to lay the foundation of a new Nashville project not far from a Civil War fort and a cemetery dating back to 1822. For Nashville, the discovery marks the latest...

Titans swap out players adding defensive back, tight end

Aug. 13, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans swapped out a couple of players Saturday, signing defensive back Deante Burton and tight end David Wells. The Titans also waived defensive back Terrell Bonds and wide receiver Brandon Lewis. Burton came into the NFL as a...

Tennessee fields 1 school "prohibited concepts" complaint

Aug. 13, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have been smack dab in the middle of the national hoopla about bans limiting what can be discussed about race and gender in public schools. Legislators outlined those boundaries in a bill passed in 2021. But during the most recent school...

Judds asks court to seal report of death investigation

Aug. 12, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death. The family filed the petition in Williamson County Chancery Court, saying the records contain...