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The Latest: Bucs Gronkowski returns from injury in 2nd half

Sep. 26, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:50 p.m. Tampa Bay tight end Rob Gronkowski has returned to the field for a late-third quarter drive as the Buccaneers try to rally back against the Los Angeles Rams. ...

6 improving at Tennessee hospital after grocery shooting

Sep. 26, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Six people wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket are no longer in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. One person was in serious condition and five others were in good condition, Angie Golding, a spokeswoman for...

Ryan Tannehill throws 3 TDs as Titans hold off Colts 25-16

Sep. 26, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know it's almost impossible to win a game turning the ball over three times. They found a way to overcome their mistakes for a big win against a team they rarely beat, especially in Nashville. Ryan...

Space Coast tourism on way to record year, despite pandemic

Sep. 26, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — When the year began, Brevard County’s tourism chief was cautiously optimistic about a comeback for his industry locally. But he never expected to see how strong the recovery has become. Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter...

Exhibit created in Tennessee shines a light in the shadows

Sep. 26, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An innovative project created in Greeneville shines a light on a shadow that darkens the lives of many young people across the nation. At least 21,000 youth residing in juvenile residential care facilities turn 18 and age out of state custody...

Emory Jones comes up big, No. 11 Gators rout Tennessee again

Sep. 25, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Emory Jones did something no Florida quarterback has done since Tim Tebow. With backup Anthony Richardson cleared to return next week, Jones might have a tough time accomplishing the feat again. Jones had two touchdown passes to go with a...

McCormick's 3 TDs power UTSA comeback, down Memphis 31-28

Sep. 25, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Sincere McCormick scored his third touchdown on fourth-and-one to tie it, then set up Texas-San Antonio for the game-winning field goal with a 22-yard run and UTSA beat Memphis 31-28 on Saturday. McCormick carried 42 times for 184 yards as UTSA...

Southeast Missouri dominates Tennessee State in OVC opener

Sep. 25, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Geno Hess rushed for a career-high 205 yards with three touchdowns and Southeast Missouri defeated Tennessee State 47-14 on Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference opener. Hess is the first Redhawks (1-3, 1-0) player to run for 200 yards since...

Holmes' TD run in OT caps wild finish; ETSU beats Samford

Sep. 25, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Quay Holmes ran for 168 yards that included a 13-yard touchdown in overtime, capping a wild finish as East Tennessee State beat Samford 55-48 on Saturday. There were six touchdowns in the fourth quarter, three by each team, before East...

Big-play defense helps Eastern Illinois stop Tennessee Tech

Sep. 25, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bryce Dewberry returned a fumble 90 yards for a pivotal touchdown and Eastern Illinois went on to defeat Tennessee Tech 28-14 in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Saturday. Midway through the fourth quarter, Tennessee Tech drove inside the...