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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

August 27, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — Wide receiver Rishard Matthews is expected to practice Monday for the first time this year after he passed his physical with Tennessee and was removed from the physically unable to perform list. He has led the Titans in yards receiving in his past two seasons. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5:30 p.m., photo.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt is expected to field questions about the Volunteers’ quarterback competition during his weekly press conference to preview the Saturday season opener against No. 17 West Virginia. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m.


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