Tennessee Sports News and Rumors
nba.com Updated 12 hours agoThe Grizzlies have hired another first-time head coach, and general manager Chris Wallace thinks David Fizdale's resume working with the Miami Heat has him primed to continue Memphis' recent successShare Tweet
Peyton Manning was “pretty close” to picking Titans in 2012profootballtalk.com 18 hours agoThe late Bud Adams made no secret of the fact that he wanted Peyton Manning to sign with the Titans when Manning was a free agent in 2012 and the failure to land him reportedly contributed to the franchise’s founder and owner’s decision to fire General …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 28 (yesterday)These are the final rosters for the eight teams taking part in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The event starts September 17 and finishes with the final on Oct. 1. FINLAND G Mikko Koskinen, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) G Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins G Pekka Rin…Share Tweet
Titans' Walker not in rush to befriend rookiesESPN.com May 28 (yesterday)Titans' Walker not in rush to befriend rookiesShare Tweet
Chris Johnson: Cardinals can have best RB tandem in leagueprofootballtalk.com May 27 (3 days ago)Before breaking his tibia in Week 12, running back Chris Johnson turned in a strong performance for the Cardinals that showed he had something left in the tank after less impressive seasons for the Titans and Jets. The Cardinals offense didn’t miss him …Share TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale.Share Tweet
Titans second-rounder Kevin Dodd out until camp after foot surgeryprofootballtalk.com May 26 (4 days ago)One of the three players selected in the second round of the draft by the Titans won’t be on the field for the rest of the team’s offseason work. Coach Mike Mularkey said that defensive end Kevin Dodd had “preventative” foot surgery on Thursday and will…Share Tweet
Jerome Cunningham claimed off waivers by Titansprofootballtalk.com May 25 (4 days ago)The first time that tight end Jerome Cunningham was waived this offseason, he didn’t have to move far to join his new team. He’ll get a few frequent flier miles the second time around, though. The Titans announced on Wednesday that they used their top s…Share TweetMarcus Mariota: 'Nice to be comfortable' in Year 2 with TitansShare TweetTitans OT Bell injures ankle, likely out for '16Share TweetAfter trading from No. 1 down to No. 15, the Titans traded up to No. 8. With tackle Laremy Tunsil still on the board, the Titans took tackle Jack Conklin instead. And Conklin now has a deal in place with his first NFL team. The Titans have announced the…Share Tweet
Mettenberger sees a better opportunity in San Diegoprofootballtalk.com May 21Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger knew he had no future with the Titans. He now thinks he may have one with the Chargers. “It was tough to be in Tennessee behind a guy like Marcus [Mariota], where there isn’t a light at the end of the tunnel,” Metten…Share Tweet
Titans hearing from a more vocal Marcus Mariota this yearprofootballtalk.com May 20In the months leading up to any draft, people pick apart just about everything having to do with the top prospects. One of the nitpicks found with Marcus Mariota in 2015 was that the quarterback was too quiet at a position that some feel calls for a mor…Share Tweet
Dominant Nigerian Scrabble Players Find That Shorter Is Betterdeadspin.com May 19There’s no reason to believe that success in a sport should correlate with aesthetic appeal. You don’t always win by being the Warriors with Steph breezily trotting the other way before ball touches net; sometimes you get the grit-and-grind Grizzlies wi…Share Tweet
Nashville GM Poile says Gaustad, Nystrom won’t be back with Predatorsthehockeynews.com May 19The Nashville Predators went deeper into the playoffs this post-season than the franchise had ever been before, but that doesn’t mean GM David Poile is going to stand pat and be happy just to contend. Changes are coming for the Predators, and Poile made…Share Tweettitansonline.com May 19Brice McCain has seen a lot of changes since signing with the Titans on March 2.Share Tweet
New Titans LB Nate Palmer Adjusting to New Teamtitansonline.com May 19After spending his first three NFL seasons with the Packers, linebacker Nate Palmer now in the competition at one of the inside spots for Titans.Share Tweet
Coaches with experience as DBs should be big resource for TitansMay 19Mike Mularkey recently talked about how all the coaches on the Titans with experience working with receivers will benefit the group. The same is true at defensive back.
Yates: Mariota's development primary focus for TitansMay 16Field Yates, Josina Anderson and Mark Dominik analyze the Titans decision to waive QB Zach Mettenberger and where he might end up.
Titans missed window where Mettenberger had trade valueMay 16Zach Mettenberger's peak value was after the 2015 preseason, when he posted a 101.7 passer rating. It made sense to keep him then, given the lack of alternatives and the promising preseason.
Wallace shows off versatility in first week of rookie campMay 13Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky breaks down seventh-round pick Aaron Wallace from UCLA working at all four linebacker positons in his first week with the team.