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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest

May 21, 2019

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(at)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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Marcus Mariota has had about a month to work with his latest offensive coordinator in Tennessee’s offseason program, and the Titans also drafted another wide receiver to help the quarterback going into the final season of his contract. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5:30 p.m., photos.

College Baseball:


HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 11 seed Florida and sixth-seeded Texas A&M open the SEC Tournament, with the first day played in a single-elimination format. UPCOMING: Developing from 9:30 a.m. game; 150 words, photos.


HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 10 seed Missouri and No. 7 Mississippi face off in a single-elimination game of the SEC Tournament. UPCOMING: Developing from 1 p.m. game; 150 words, photos.


HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 8 seed Auburn faces No. 9 seed Tennessee in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Tennessee is seeking to win an SEC Tournament game for the first time since 2007. UPCOMING: Developing from 4:30 p.m. game; 150 words.


HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 5 seed LSU faces No. 12 seed South Carolina in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. UPCOMING: Developing from 8 p.m. game; 150 words.


_NBA-ROOKIE TEAM, from New York: Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Atlanta’s Trae Young are unanimous first-team selections for the NBA All-Rookie team. SENT: 150 words.

College Basketball:


_TENNESSEE-PLAVSIC, from Knoxville: Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic. SENT: 160 words.

Horse Racing:

_TENNESSEE-EQUINE PARASITE, from Nashville: Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. SENT: 130 words.


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