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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest

December 31, 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(at)ap.org. Becky Yonker 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 unless otherwise noted.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

NFL:

FBN--TITANS WRAPUP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee’s season ended far short of the playoffs reached a year ago with a different coach. Now Mike Vrabel’s no longer a head coaching rookie, and the Titans found plenty of issues to fix in his first full offseason. Quarterback with Marcus Mariota’s health and whether their backup is good enough will be at the top of the list. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 5:30 p.m. ET.

NBA:

BKN--GRIZZLIES-ROCKETS

HOUSTON _ James Harden and the Houston Rockets look for their fifth straight win as they host the Memphis Grizzlies, losers of six of the last eight. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

NHL:

HKN--PREDATORS-CAPITALS

WASHINGTON _ The Central Division powerhouse Nashville Predators visit the defending Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals. By Rich Dubroff. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

FBC--LIBERTY BOWL

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - No. 24 Missouri seeks to end its season with a fifth consecutive victory as it faces Oklahoma State in the Liberty Bowl. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL:

BKC--UNC ASHEVILLE-VANDERBILT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Vanderbilt wraps up its nonconference slate Monday afternoon against UNC Asheville at Memorial Gym. By Chip Cirillo. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts at 2 p.m. ET.

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