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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

August 18, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jameis Winston is expected to watch from the Tampa Bay bench Saturday night as Marcus Mariota starts for the Tennessee Titans in the teams’ second preseason game. Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting for the Bucs with Winston suspended for the first three games of the season. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CDT.

College Football:


UNDATED — Memphis must replace the dynamic passing combination that helped the Tigers produce one of their best seasons ever last year. The Tigers believe they have enough firepower to contend for the American Athletic Conference title even without departed quarterback Riley Ferguson and receiver Anthony Miller. By Steve Megargee. AP Photos.


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