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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

August 7, 2018

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@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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

NFL:

TITANS-BYARD

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Byard has been called just a “fan” on Twitter by Hall of Famer Deion Sanders. Well, Byard is busy working hard for a follow-up to his second season in the NFL when he tied for the league lead with eight interceptions earning both All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 630 words by 7:30 p.m., photos.

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UNDATED — Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman encouraged him to pursue a coaching career by starting out at the high school level to find out if he had a passion to teach the sport.

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