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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

October 6, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

College Football:

VANDERBILT-GEORGIA

ATHENS, Ga. — No. 2 Georgia will seek to continue its strong start when it plays SEC rival Vanderbilt on Saturday night. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

NBA:

NBA PRESEASON RDP

Kawhi Leonard’s debut in his new home arena will have to wait. Leonard was one of the regulars who rested Friday night, when the Toronto Raptors defeated Melbourne United 120-82. The Raptors scheduled five preseason games this season, but Friday’s was the only one that’ll be played in Toronto.

NHL:

PREDATORS-ISLANDERS. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

Also:

—BILLS-MOVES, from Orchard Park, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills have promoted safety Dean Marlowe from their practice squad to shore up a banged-up secondary for their game against the Tennessee Titans. Buffalo freed up room on its roster by releasing tight end Khari Lee on Saturday.

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