Tennessee Sports News and Rumors

  • Kevin Patullo joining Jets as quarterbacks coach

    Kevin Patullo joining Jets as quarterbacks coach

    profootballtalk.com Updated 7 hours ago
    Quarterback remains a trouble spot for the Jets and they appear to have settled on a position coach to help them develop an answer to their ongoing issues at the position. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Kevin Patullo will be leaving his job as…
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  • Three Titans make ESPN's All-AFC South team

    Three Titans make ESPN's All-AFC South team

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    That the Tennessee Titans finished as the second-worst team in the NFL in 2014 is made worse by the fact they played in such a poor division. The Indianapolis Colts ran away with the AFC South and went to the AFC Championship Game but proved they are a …
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  • Grizzlies' Marc Gasol tries soccer-style header after getting f…

    Grizzlies' Marc Gasol tries soccer-style header after getting fouled

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    Sure, Marc Gasol has become an all-world basketball player — one of the linchpins of the Spanish national team that won FIBA EuroBasket 2009 and earned silver at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, the 2008 MVP of Spain's top pro league, the NBA's 2012-1…
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  • Watch Marc Gasol Embrace Soccer Past, Try To Head-Butt Ball Thr…

    Watch Marc Gasol Embrace Soccer Past, Try To Head-Butt Ball Through Basket

    dimemag.com 21 hours ago
    Marc Gasol plays another sport for a living, but that hardly means the Memphis Grizzlies star has forgotten his soccer past. We just hope he was a bit better player than his current skills suggest. Watch Gasol repeatedly try to head-butt the ball throug…
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  • Edmonton's Nugent-Hopkins and Nashville's Filip Forsberg picked…

    Edmonton's Nugent-Hopkins and Nashville's Filip Forsberg picked last in NHL All-Star Draft

    NHL.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins didn't have to wait this long the last time he was drafted. Nashville Predators rookie forward Filip Forsberg suddenly has another new car to go with the Jaguar he just bought two week...
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  • Predators goalie Mazanec recalled from AHL

    Predators goalie Mazanec recalled from AHL

    NHL.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has recalled goaltender Marek Mazanec (MAIR-ehk muh-ZAN-ehk) from Milwaukee (AHL). Mazanec, 23 (7/18/91), has gone ...
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  • Here are 10 storylines to watch the rest of the way

    Here are 10 storylines to watch the rest of the way

    thehockeynews.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    COLUMBUS – Well, that was some “showcase of skill” wasn’t it? Unless of course, you consider bodychecking, backchecking, stopping pucks and skating hard for pucks to be valuable skills. There’s a good chance that you’ve forgotten whether Team Toews or T…
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  • Akeem Ayers: Titans did me a favor trading me to Patriots

    Akeem Ayers: Titans did me a favor trading me to Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (2 days ago)
    Akeem Ayers is in the Super Bowl because he was traded from the Titans to the Patriots during the 2014 season. He’s thankful for that. Ayers said he appreciates the Titans for getting rid of him and getting him to a place where he could succeed. “They m…
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  • Shea Weber unloads 108.5 MPH blast at All-Star Skills

    Shea Weber unloads 108.5 MPH blast at All-Star Skills

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Jan 25 (2 days ago)
    Zdeno Chara may not be in Columbus for All-Star weekend, but he’s certainly going to be hearing about Shea Weber’s booming blast that nearly unseated his Hardest Shot Competition record. Weber, the Nashville Predators blueliner who has put pucks through…
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  • Filip Forsberg gets that new-car smell in a big way

    Filip Forsberg gets that new-car smell in a big way

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)
    COLUMBUS – Filip Forsberg went from having no cars to owning two in record time. The Nashville Predators rookie, who has been bumming rides from teammate Mattias Ekholm most of his first season in the NHL, bought a new Jaguar recently, then won a Honda …
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  • PFF grades on Titans' free-agents-to-be

    PFF grades on Titans' free-agents-to-be

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans aren’t expected to receive a compensatory draft pick in 2015. They lost cornerback Alterraun Verner to Tampa Bay in free agency last offseason, but added linebacker Wesley Woodyard and right tackle Michael Oher. (Quality o…
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  • NHL adds Predators rookie Forsberg to All-Star Game with Sidney…

    NHL adds Predators rookie Forsberg to All-Star Game with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin now out

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com ESPN.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The NHL All-Star Game has just lost a little bit of its star power. Pittsburgh forward Sidney Crosby now is joining teammate Evgeni Malkin in missing the NHL All-Star Game because of injuries. Goaltenders Pekka Rinne of Nas...
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  • Grizzlies sign forward Tyrus Thomas to 10-day contract

    Grizzlies sign forward Tyrus Thomas to 10-day contract

    nba.com Jan 22 (5 days ago)
    The Grizzlies have signed forward Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract, calling him up from Memphis' NBA Development League affiliate in Iowa.
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  • Predators reassign goalie Marek Mazanec to AHL Milwaukee with N…

    Predators reassign goalie Marek Mazanec to AHL Milwaukee with Nashville off for All-Star break

    NHL.com Jan 21 (6 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have reassigned goaltender Marek Mazanec (MAIR-ehk muh-ZAN-ehk) to Milwaukee in the AHL. The Predators announced the move Wednesday. Nashville called up Mazanec on Jan. 15 to back up Carter Hutton...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Overtime heroes and Ovechkin breaks camera

    NHL Three Stars: Overtime heroes and Ovechkin breaks camera

    yahoo.com Jan 21 (7 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens The Habs goalie made 36 saves in their 2-1 overtime win over the Nashville Predators, on a P.K. Subban power-play goal. That includes 27 saves in the first two periods as Montreal was limited to 13 shots. No. …
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  • P.K. Subban scores in overtime as Canadiens get past Predators …

    P.K. Subban scores in overtime as Canadiens get past Predators 2-1

    NHL.com Jan 21 (7 days ago)
    MONTREAL - Goaltender Carey Price produced a 36-save gem in his return from an injury for the Montreal Canadiens. Price, who is headed to the all-star game this week in Columbus, saw his team outshot 25-4 through the first 30 minutes only to ...
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  • Ken Whisenhunt reached out to Marcus Mariota to come to Senior …

    Ken Whisenhunt reached out to Marcus Mariota to come to Senior Bowl

    yahoo.com Jan 20 (7 days ago)
    MOBILE, Ala. — Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt said that he reached out to Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota to see what his level of interest was in playing in the Senior Bowl. Mariota was a fourth-year junior who has finished his degree, wh…
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  • Titans CEO: Team sale reports 'irresponsible'

    Titans CEO: Team sale reports 'irresponsible'

    Tennessee Titans president and CEO Tommy Smith used very strong language to shoot down rumors that his team is for sale.
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  • Video - Randolph A Double-Double Machine 00:59

    Randolph A Double-Double Machine

    Jan 26
    Zach Randolph's ninth straight double-double, 24 points and 10 rebounds, lifted the Grizzlies to a 103-94 win over the Magic.
  • Video - Gordon Sick Alley-Oop 00:12

    Gordon Sick Alley-Oop

    Jan 26
    Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton threw up a nice pass to forward Aaron Gordon, who finished with a monster slam.
  • Video - Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half 03:08

    Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half

    Jan 22
    "SportsCenter" takes a look back at the top ten NHL plays of the season so far.
  • Video - NBA All-Star Must-Haves 03:36

    NBA All-Star Must-Haves

    Jan 21
    Doris Burke, Avery Johnson and Jalen Rose break down their starters for the NBA All-Star Game.

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    Jan 27
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    Jan 27
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  • Brooklyn Nets evaluating future of Lionel Hollins, players

    Jan 26
    The Brooklyn Nets, increasingly worried about a recent lack of competitiveness, have launched an in-season evaluation of various facets of the team, including new coach Lionel Hollins, according to league sources.
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    Jan 26
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