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BC-TN--Tennessee Sports Digest, TN

March 3, 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@ap.org. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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OKLAHOMA CITY _ The Thunder hope to snap a four-game losing streak when they host the Memphis Grizzlies. By Cliff Brunt. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game time 6 p.m. CT.



MINNEAPOLIS _ The Nashville Predators visit the Minnesota Wild, six days after the teams swapped forwards to send Mikael Granlund to the Predators and Kevin Fiala to the Wild. By Dave Campbell. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. EST.

College Basketball:


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - College basketball programs are getting creative in their attempts to keep fans coming to games in an era when they can just as easily stay home and watch the action on their phones instead. That includes getting fans to use those phones to light up the arena during increasingly elaborate pregame festivities. By Steve Megargee.


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