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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

CONFIDENT TITANS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mike Vrabel joked that his big bottle of heart medication is on its way with the Tennessee Titans pulling out their third straight victory by three points. The first-year coach likes to play fast and aggressive, and that’s only building the confidence of a franchise that reached the playoffs last season. Now they prepare to visit Buffalo. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5:30 p.m., photos.

Also:

—TENNESSEE ST-PLAYER COLLAPSES, from Nashville: A review of game footage by Tennessee State coaches shows middle linebacker Christion Abercrombie suffered a head injury in a routine play against Vanderbilt. SENT: 120 words.

—HARTNELL RETIRES, from Nashville: Forward Scott Hartnell has announced his retirement after playing 17 NHL seasons. SENT; 140 words.

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