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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's roster features nearly 20 returning players who arrived on campus as four- or five-star recruits. None of them has earned all-Southeastern Conference honors thus far, and some are struggling for playing time. The arrival of a new staff gives these players a chance to revitalize their careers for coaches who didn't recruit them. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m.

NFL:

TITANS-OFFENSE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans opened the preseason without their starting wide receivers, and Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker also watched. Marcus Mariota executed the new offense to near perfection in the first game test of the changes designed to better fit the quarterback. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 550 words by 4:30 p.m., photos.

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