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Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) scores the winning goal against Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Malcolm Subban (30) in overtime of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Josi gives Predators 3-2 win over Blackhawks in OT

Jan. 27, 2021 12:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi saw an opening and took it. Josi, the reigning Norris Trophy winner as the NHL's top defenseman, scored at 2:57 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Yakov Trenin and Mikael Granlund had the other goals...

Tennessee forward Olivier Nkamhoua dunks during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Brianna Paciorka/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool)

Pons leads No. 18 Tennessee past Mississippi State

Jan. 26, 2021 10:34 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even on a miserable shooting night, Tennessee coach Rick Barnes is convinced the shots will fall sooner or later. The 18th-ranked Volunteers hit just 37% of their shots from the field — and 16% from 3-point — but still came away with a 56-53 win over Mississippi State...

Lomax scores 14 to lead Memphis past SMU 76-72

Jan. 26, 2021 9:49 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Alex Lomax came off the bench to score 14 points and lead Memphis to a 76-72 win over SMU on Tuesday night. D.J. Jeffries had 12 points for Memphis (9-5, 5-2 American Athletic Conference). Landers Nolley II added 12 points. Moussa Cisse had 10 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks....

Rutgers guard Ron Harper Jr. (24) reacts to his team's defeat of Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

The Latest: Colgate-Army men's basketball games postponed

Jan. 26, 2021 6:15 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Colgate men’s basketball games this weekend at Army have been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test result within Army’s Tier 1 personnel. The news for the Raiders comes on the heels of last...

SEC moves 2021 football media days from Tennessee to Alabama

Jan. 26, 2021 5:19 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is moving the league's 2021 football media days from Nashville, Tennessee, to Hoover, Alabama, in July. The league announced the move Tuesday with Nashville now rescheduled to host media days in 2023. Commissioner Greg Sankey said Nashville's success...

U.S. judge blocks release of Georgia woman in Capitol riot

Jan. 26, 2021 3:49 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Washington, D.C., judge on Tuesday issued an emergency order preventing the release from custody of a Georgia woman involved in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Lisa Eisenhart is accused of breaking into the Capitol with her son, Eric Munchel of Nashville, Tennessee, who was...

Vandy coach hires former teammate as run game coordinator

Jan. 26, 2021 1:22 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has hired Norval McKenzie as run game coordinator and running backs coach. Coach Clark Lea announced the hiring of his former Commodores' teammate Tuesday along with Lea Ryan Bellerose as an assistant strength coach. Lea also retained Fahd Jindani as an assistant...

Former Tennessee DB Lawrence commits to Oklahoma

Jan. 26, 2021 12:21 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Former Tennessee defensive back Keshawn Lawrence has announced he will transfer to Oklahoma. Lawrence made the announcement on Twitter. Lawrence played in all 10 games as a reserve defensive back and special teams contributor as a true freshman last season. The 247Sports composite...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, Vanderbilt guard Scotty Pippen Jr. (2) brings the ball downcourt against Mississippi State in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Nashville, Tenn. Pippen Jr. gets a personalized critique after each game from people who know him and basketball very well. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Scotty Pippen Jr leads Vandy with tips from dad, Stackhouse

Jan. 26, 2021 11:10 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. gets a personalized critique after each game from people who know him and basketball very well. Yes, Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse and his assistants detail the sophomore guard's performance. Then there's the postgame calls from dad, six-time NBA champ...

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum scores on a reverse layup during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Brown, returning Tatum lead Celtics over Bulls 119-103

Jan. 26, 2021 1:04 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The toughest part of having COVID-19 for Jayson Tatum wasn't the headache, the high temperature and chills he experienced. Those symptoms went away after the first night. Most difficult was the mental toll. “It was tough, especially your initial reaction once you find out,” he...