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BC-TN--Tennessee Sports Digest, TN

August 1, 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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NFL:

FBN--TITANS-HENRY

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derrick Henry has a simple goal for this season as the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner chases his first starting job in the NFL: be dominant for the Tennessee Titans. He won’t define that by sharing any goals for yards or touchdowns, a smart move with veteran Dion Lewis also in the backfield. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

FBC--MIDDLE TENNESEE-STOCKSTILL

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Brent Stockstill has been around the Middle Tennessee program for years with his father coaching the Blue Raiders. Now the quarterback who has most of the school’s passing records is about to run out of time. He’s heading into his senior season looking to finish off his career in style. By Teresa M. Walker.

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