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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest

December 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(at)ap.org. Bruce Schreiner 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

TITANS REST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Derrick Henry gave Tennessee its best rushing performance of the season with a night for the record books, and now the Titans get a weekend off after playing three games in 11 days to rest up for their final road trip of the regular season and the latest step in what they hope is a second straight playoff berth. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos.

NBA:

GRIZZLIES-PELICANS

NEW ORLEANS _ Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans aim for a third victory in four games when they host the Grizzlies on Friday night. Memphis also has won two of its past three. By Brett Martel. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Tip-off 7 p.m.

College Basketball:

TENNESSEE-SECOND CHANCE

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ After squandering a second-half lead in an overtime loss to No. 2 Kansas, No. 7 Tennessee has a second chance to beat an elite opponent Sunday when it faces No. 1 Gonzaga in the Jerry Colangelo Classic at Phoenix. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.

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