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Tennessee police charge 20-year-old in boy's fatal shooting

Dec. 9, 2019 8:48 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A 20-year-old Tennessee man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a child, Memphis police confirm. Officials with the Memphis fire department told news outlets the victim was a 4-year-old boy. Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a...

No. 15 Memphis tabs Silverfield as Tigers' interim coach

Dec. 8, 2019 7:05 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis has named Ryan Silverfield as the Tigers' interim coach, and athletic director Laird Veatch will oversee the search to replace Mike Norvell after he was introduced as Florida State's new coach. Silverfield was Norvell's deputy head coach and co-offensive coordinator in...

No. 21 Navy to match up with Kansas State in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:41 PM EST

Kansas State (8-4, Big 12) vs. No. 21 Navy (9-2, American Athletic Conference), Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Memphis, Tennessee TOP PLAYERS Kansas State: DE Wyatt Hubert, 12 ½ tackles for loss, 7 sacks Navy: QB Malcolm Perry, 238 carries for 1,500 yards and 19 TDs. 43 of 79 passing for 1,027 yards with 6...

Florida State introduces Mike Norvell as Seminoles’ coach

Dec. 8, 2019 4:19 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Norvell was the first coach Florida State interviewed for its football vacancy and though the search took school administrators around the country, they kept coming back to the man running Memphis’ program. “We really liked him,” Florida State athletics...

Mother, son survive tough kidney transplant surgery

Dec. 8, 2019 10:17 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Noah Broadway has three kidneys. The Memphis teenager has the two kidneys he was born with, which don't work well. He also has a third one, healthy, that was transplanted into his body in an operation that could have killed him. The operation could have killed his mother, too, because...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Who's in CFP is easy; But Who's No. 1?

Dec. 8, 2019 12:36 AM EST

Picking the four teams to play in the College Football Playoff will be easy for the selection committee. LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma all took care of business in their conference championships Saturday — with varying degrees of difficulty. Who is No. 1? There could be a lot of discussion about...

Achiuwa, No. 15 Memphis surge back to beat UAB 65-57

Dec. 7, 2019 10:33 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Trailing by 20 during a dreadful start, coach Penny Hardaway and No. 15 Memphis kept their cool even as they staggered toward halftime. In the locker room during the break, Hardaway turned up the intensity — and that finally got the Tigers on track. “It wasn’t...

No. 16 Memphis wins AAC title, coach heads to Florida State

Dec. 7, 2019 9:53 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Mike Norvell made his final home game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium memorable. Norvell and the Tigers captured the American Athletic Conference championship — after failing the previous two years — as Brady White’s 6-yard pass to Antonio Gibson...

Two people with knowledge of the decision say Memphis’ Mike Norvell will be introduced Sunday as Florida State's coach.

Dec. 7, 2019 8:58 PM EST
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the decision say Memphis’ Mike Norvell will be introduced Sunday as Florida State's coach.

8 new Tennessee sites added to historic places register

Dec. 7, 2019 1:43 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bank, a farm and a fallout shelter are among eight Tennessee sites recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Tennessee Historical Commission said in a news release Thursday that the eight properties have been deemed cultural resources worthy of preservation....