AP-Tennessee Sports Digest
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 email@example.com. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks host the Nashville Predators. By Gideon Rubin. UPCOMING: Developing from 9:30 p.m. game; 650 words, photos.
INCONSISTENT SOUTH CAROLINA
COLUMBIA, S.C — Whether it has been slow starts or like last week, a late collapse, South Carolina’s struggles to put together a complete game has led to a season that hasn’t met expectations for the Gamecocks. South Carolina finishes with three non-conference games, starting with Football Championship Subdivision Chattanooga on Saturday. By Jeffrey Collins. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 5 Tennessee hosts Georgia Tech in a matchup of unbeaten teams. This game marks a return to Knoxville for Georgia Tech guard and Tennessee transfer Shembari Phillips. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: Developing from 8 p.m. game; 600 words.
TOP 25 THIS WEEK
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Buffalo has an AP Top 25 ranking for the first time in its history — and a goal to accomplish even more. The Bulls checked in at No. 25 in the latest poll after upsetting West Virginia last week, and they were among four ranked teams to start the schedule for the week ahead with a win. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 700 words, photos.
If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to email@example.com. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, (212) 621-1900 for news and (212) 621-1918 for sports. For technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or (877) 836-9477.