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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

December 4, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s young receivers are starting to show why the Titans decided to lean on them and not bring in a veteran. Taywan Taylor finally has joined Corey Davis and Tajae Sharpe with having a 100-yard receiving performance this season, and it’s Taylor whose return from an injured foot gives quarterback Marcus Mariota a way to stretch defenses as they prepare to host Jacksonville. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 530 words by 5:30 p.m., photos.

College Football:

—COACHES’ ALL-SEC TEAM, from Birmingham, Ala.: Southeastern Conference champion Alabama has a league-high 12 players on the all-conference team selected by SEC coaches. Georgia had seven players selected on the team. Missouri and South Carolina each had five all-SEC selections. SENT: 130 words, photo.

College Basketball:


RALEIGH, N.C. — No. 25 Furman has the program’s first ranking in the AP Top 25 entering games against Elon and USC Upstate this week. The AP Top 25 schedule for the week includes a marquee game between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 7 Tennessee, as well as a shot for No. 5 Michigan to keep rolling. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 790 words, photos.


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