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UAB to hire ex-NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as head coach

Nov. 30, 2022 18:53 PM EST

UAB has hired former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as its next head coach on the eve of his high school team’s state championship game. The 50-year-old Dilfer won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in 2000 during a 14-year NFL career. He’s making a big leap to the college...

Josi scores in overtime as Predators beat Ducks 2-1

Nov. 29, 2022 22:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi scored at 3:50 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Juuse Saros made 34 saves and Colton Sissons also scored for the Predators, who have won two of their last three games. Matt Duchene...

Drive-by shooting injures 2 at funeral at Nashville church

Nov. 26, 2022 20:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A drive-by shooting in Nashville on Saturday injured two people as they and others were walking out of church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this month, according to police. Metro Nashville Police Department spokesperson Don Aaron...

Predators postpone 2 games due to Nashville water main break

Nov. 25, 2022 19:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators postponed home games scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a water main break that soaked their downtown arena. Hours after the Predators decided they couldn’t play Friday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, the team...

No. 9 Vols have lots on line to wrap regular season vs Vandy

Nov. 23, 2022 10:43 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Heupel faces perhaps the biggest challenge yet at Tennessee. The coach has to remind his ninth-ranked Tennessee Volunteers they have plenty left to play for — possibly even a New Year's Day bowl game— keep the nation's top offense humming with a...

Tennessee House GOP nominates Sexton for new speaker term

Nov. 23, 2022 04:12 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans have nominated Speaker Cameron Sexton to serve a third term in the chamber’s top leadership position. A news release from the House Republican Caucus says leadership elections took place Tuesday at Paris State Landing Park. ...

Researchers: AI in connected cars eased rush hour congestion

Nov. 23, 2022 03:19 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As millions of people travel the interstates this Thanksgiving, many will encounter patches of traffic at a standstill for no apparent reason — no construction or accident. Researchers say the problem is you. Human drivers just don't do a good job of...

Ex-Tennessee lawmaker pleads guilty to campaign cash scheme

Nov. 22, 2022 18:39 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee state senator accused of violating federal campaign finance laws pleaded guilty to two charges on Tuesday after initially calling the case against him a political witch hunt. Former Republican state Sen. Brian Kelsey, who previously...

Glass ends shootout in 7th round as Preds beat Coyotes 4-3

Nov. 22, 2022 00:00 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators feel like they're improving with each game, and that meant finishing off a long homestand with a seven-round shootout. Cody Glass scored off the right arm of Arizona goalie Connor Ingram, and the Predators held off the Coyotes 4-3...

Tenn. inmate's mutilation highlights prison mental care woes

Nov. 20, 2022 11:58 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee death row inmate Henry Hodges' fellow prisoner Jon Hall warned long ago that he was at risk due to severe neglect by prison authorities, having spent three decades in solitary confinement with very little human contact or interaction. In a federal...