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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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ATHENS, Ga. — A four-point win over Tennessee State was Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason’s latest evidence that his team hasn’t played a complete game. That’s asking a lot. Even No. 2 Georgia is still misfiring at times as it nears the midpoint of the season. Georgia (5-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) will look for more consistent production than it managed the last two weeks against Missouri and Tennessee when it puts its perfect record on the line against Vanderbilt (3-2, 0-1) on Saturday night. By Charles Odum. SENT: 720 words, photos.
—NBA PLAYER KILLED, from Memphis: A doctor has found the jailed ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright mentally competent to stand trial. SENT: 130 words.
—VANDERBILT-AD SEARCH, from Nashville: Vanderbilt has selected consulting firm Korn Ferry to assist in its search for a new athletic director to replace the retiring David Williams II. SENT: 120 words.
—ATHLETIC DIRECTOR-SEXISM, from Soddy-Daisy: A Tennessee high school official has apologized after he explained his ban on athletic shorts saying “blame the girls, because they pretty much ruin everything.”
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