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BC-TN--Tennessee Sports Digest 3 pm, TN

September 3, 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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — Sharif Finch has been on a rollercoaster of emotion since his father died July 30 with the undrafted rookie linebacker out of Temple in training camp trying to earn a roster spot with the Tennessee Titans. He attended the funeral, got a sack days later in his first NFL preseason game and now he finds himself one of four undrafted free agent rookies on the Titans’ roster for opening week. The easiest way for him to share that thrilling news? A group text for the young man with 20 brothers and sisters. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 600 words, photo by 4:30 p.m.


Tennessee offensive tackle Trey Smith acknowledges he may need a little time to get completely back into peak form after a health scare forced him to sit out spring practice. By Steve Megargee.


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