MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley and the Memphis Grizzlies want to make very clear that what happened last season was an aberration.
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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Motor Speedway already has a win for the buzz it created by taking a bulldozer to its infield and building something new to NASCAR.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ben Cleveland and Andrew Thomas are two reasons the offensive line is considered one of No. 2 Georgia's deepest positions.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says linebacker Quart'e Sapp remains a part of the team after the coach and linebacker offered conflicting accounts of a sideline incident.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An assistant coach for women's basketball at Tennessee State University is working to send shoes to children in Cuba.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars trudged into the locker room one by one, and before coach Doug Marrone started to address the team, a few players chimed in.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan was watching as Jimmy Garoppolo scrambled toward the 49ers sideline and, rather than safely duck out of bounds, stepped back to his right and took a wicked shot from Steven Nelson.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship for 80th PGA Tour title and first in more than five years.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Quart'e Sapp says he never refused to enter the game Saturday during the Volunteers' 47-21 loss to Florida, contradicting what his coach had said after the game.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Darrell Henderson ran for 188 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yarder in the fourth quarter, to help Memphis pull away from South Alabama in a 52-35 victory on Saturday night.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Weigel tripped up Darius Morehead in the end zone for a go-ahead safety and East Tennessee State scored 23 unanswered points to rally for a 29-27 victory over Furman in Southern Conference play on Saturday night.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's inability to hang on to the football assured that Florida would continue its mastery of this annual series.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Tiano threw for 278 yards and a pair of touchdowns and ran for a third as Chattanooga held off preseason favorite Samford, 27-20 in the Southern Conference opener on Saturday night.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Zerrick Cooper threw two touchdown passes and Zion Webb ran for two scores and threw for another to lead Jacksonville State to a 48-20 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference opener.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason talked about needing to be ready for a street fight when his Commodores played South Carolina.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Earl Harrison capped a clock-eating drive with the go-ahead touchdown and Justin Culpepper blocked a last-minute field goal attempt as Tennessee State completed a furious comeback, 41-40 over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Peyton Logan returned the opening kickoff of the second half 75 yards for a score to break open a tight game and Tennessee-Martin went on to get its first win of the season, a 37-7 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon.
HOUSTON (AP) — A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned.
LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2018--The rivalry between Northern and Southern California reaches new heights as the Los Angeles Valiant and San Francisco Shock, inaugural franchises in Blizzard’s Overwatch League, announce the formation of the California Cup. Uniq…
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running backs Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon are among five players listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Tennessee.
Police in an Iowa college town had repeated interactions with a troubled drifter in the weeks between his departure from prison and his alleged killing of a star golfer from Spain, records show.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The annual September matchup between Florida and Tennessee doesn't have the same meaning it carried back when the game usually decided the SEC East title.
Issues on both sides of the ball hurt Coffee County in Friday night's game against Cookeville. Returning home after their first win of the season at Warren County last week, the Raiders managed just 71 yards of offense in a 54-7 loss to the Cavaliers.
The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping scandals but one bitterly disputed by hundreds of athletes and described as "treachery" by the lawyer …
It must be something in the water. On Monday, Sept. 17, Martin Methodist honored two of their former athletes and Coffee County alumni Kyle Johnson and Katie Reid as the male and female student athletes of the year. Johnson played golf for Martin Methodist and Reid played soccer. Both gradua…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans aren't close to panicking over sloppy run defense, and the Jacksonville Jaguars gives them a chance to show just how much better they can be.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — It was decades ago, but Sara Schwendinger remembers perfectly the panic she felt when she realized a car was following her as she ran along a country road at dusk, just outside her small Wisconsin hometown.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette practiced in a limited capacity for the second straight day Thursday and feels "a lot better, like way better" than he did a week ago.
Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chorus of "The Storm Is Over" by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama surrounding his superstar teammate.
Patrick Mahomes is good. 2018 David Johnson looks nothing like 2016 David Johnson. The Rams defense has not only replaced the Seahawks as the NFC's most dominant unit, but may be the best the NFL has to offer.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture, the university announced Thursday.