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Browns QB Deshaun Watson looking to make up for sluggish start at home against Titans

Sep. 22, 2023 16:26 PM EDT

TENNESSEE (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Browns by 3. SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 36-32. LAST MEETING: Browns beat Titans 41-35 on Dec. 6, 2020, in Nashville, Tennessee. LAST...

Tennessee judges side with Nashville in fight over fairgrounds speedway

Sep. 22, 2023 12:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A newly enacted Tennessee law designed to lower the threshold needed for Nashville leaders to approve improvements to its fairgrounds speedway violates the state's constitution and cannot be enforced, a three-judge panel has ruled. Thursday's unanimous...

A weak spot last year, the Seahawks' run defense is much improved through 2 games

Sep. 21, 2023 20:28 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A year ago, the Seattle Seahawks' run defense was a bit of a problem. OK, a big problem. Through two games this season, it's one of Seattle's biggest bright spots, thanks to some specific changes and focus entering the year. “Everything that...

No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers looking to crank up run game, offense vs UTSA

Sep. 21, 2023 12:01 PM EDT

UTSA (1-2) at No. 23 Tennessee (2-1), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: Tennessee by 20 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Tennessee Volunteers have been busy taking a good,...

No. 25 Florida goes for its first 3-game winning streak in 3 years when it hosts Charlotte

Sep. 21, 2023 10:52 AM EDT

Charlotte (1-2) at No. 25 Florida (2-1), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network+). Line: Florida by 27 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The 25th-ranked Gators, coming off an upset of then-No....

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee - Advisory

Sep. 21, 2023 07:28 AM EDT
Eds: The Tennessee editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023. The AP

No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers find themselves at a crossroads as UTSA arrives for a nonconference game

Sep. 21, 2023 06:14 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The 23rd-ranked Tennessee Volunteers are at a crossroads just four weeks into this season. A decisive road loss to Florida has caused a crisis of confidence as the Vols (2-1) start a three-game homestand wrapped around an open date by hosting UTSA on...

FedEx: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Sep. 20, 2023 16:24 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx Corp. (FDX) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $1.08 billion. The Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of $4.23 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $4.55 per share. ...

Southern Baptists expel Oklahoma church after pastor defends his blackface and Native caricatures

Sep. 19, 2023 19:05 PM EDT

The Southern Baptist Convention has ousted an Oklahoma church whose pastor defended his blackface performance at one church event and his impersonation of a Native American woman at another. The Executive Committee of the nation's largest Protestant denomination voted Tuesday that...

Tennessee extends men's basketball coach Rick Barnes' contract through 2027-28

Sep. 19, 2023 17:20 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended coach Rick Barnes' contract through the 2027-28 season, which should help ensure he finishes his career with the Volunteers. Athletic director Danny White on Tuesday announced the extension that adds a year onto Barnes' contract with...