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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest

January 7, 2019

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 apnashville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

College Basketball:

Men:

COLLEGE BKB POLL

UNDATED _ The top four in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll remained unchanged for the third straight week. The rest of the poll, however, underwent major changes after three top-10 teams lost. Duke remained at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday, receiving 37 of 64 first-place votes. No. 2 Michigan received nine first-place votes, No. 3 Tennessee 13 and No. 4 Virginia five. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. SENT: 710 words, photos.

NBA:

GRIZZLIES-PELICANS

NEW ORLEANS _ The Memphis Grizzlies visit the New Orleans Pelicans in a match-up of teams that have been struggling lately to stay in touch with the Western Conference playoff picture. Memphis has lost eight of 10 and the Pelicans seven of 10. By Brett Martel. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 700 words, photos.

NHL:

PREDATORS-LEAFS

TORONTO _ The Nashville Predators continue a six-game road swing visiting the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. UPCOMING: Developing from 6 p.m. game; 600 words, photos.

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