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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

October 11, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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College Football:

TENNESSEE-WEST WOES

UNDATED — The SEC West often brings out the worst in Tennessee. The Volunteers have lost 15 straight interdivisional games and haven’t beaten an SEC West team since 2010. Tennessee will try to end that skid when it faces SEC West opponents each of the next two weeks, including a Saturday visit to No. 21 Auburn. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m. With capsule.

SEC THIS WEEK

UNDATED — No. 2 Georgia travels to face No. 13 LSU on Saturday in what could be the undefeated Bulldogs most difficult game of the season. Elsewhere in the SEC, Missouri is a 28-point underdog heading into a road game vs. No. 1 Alabama. SENT: 570 words, photos

NBA:

WESTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW

UNDATED — Golden State coach Steve Kerr is a happy man these days. He’s got a new contract. He’s got his son Nick, who was helping out in San Antonio, working in the Warriors’ video room now. He’s leading a team that has won three of the last four NBA championships and is the overwhelming favorite to win it again this season. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1090 words, photos.

NHL:

JETS-PREDATORS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators host Winnipeg on Thursday night in the first game between the teams since the Jets won Game 7 in the Western Conference semifinals here in May. By Jim Diamond. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 630 words, photos.

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