AP-Tennessee Sports Digest
Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at (615) 373-9988 or email@example.com. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Central.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Titans wrap up practice Friday in preparation for a visit to Jacksonville hoping quarterback Marcus Mariota will be available after an elbow injury knocked him out of their home opener. By Terry McCormick. UPCOMING: 450 words by 5 p.m., photos.
—JAGUARS INJURIES, from Jacksonville, Fla.: Jacksonville Jaguars running backs Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon are among five players listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against Tennessee. SENT: 140 words.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — 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. But what this series has lost in national relevance, it has gained in suspense. By Steve Megargee. SENT: 720 words, photos.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt Commodores are tired of messages congratulating them for a close game. Oh, they’re grateful for the support. They are just looking to more much than play close games. By Teresa M. Walker. SENT: 680 words.
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