Gov. Bill Lee has picked Brigadier General Warner A. Ross II to lead the Tennessee National Guard.
A governor’s office news release says Ross will serve as adjutant general and commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Military beginning Jan.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee senior center Tamari Key will miss the rest of this season because of blood clots in her lungs, coach Kellie Harper said Thursday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 10 of the first 12 points of the second half and finished with 17, and No. 7 Tennessee overcame a sluggish first half and beat Eastern Kentucky 84-49 on Wednesday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Library & Archives is displaying a new exhibit on portraits from its collection of over a million historic photographs.
The library in Nashville says its exhibit named Tennesseans Through the Lens: Portrait Photography in Tennessee is free and open to the public.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have claimed quarterback Baker Mayfield off waivers.
The Rams made the move to add Mayfield, the No. 1 pick in the 2018 draft by Cleveland.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Zion Griffin's 23 points helped Tennessee State defeat Boyce 103-49 on Tuesday night.
Griffin finished 11 of 13 from the field for the Tigers (5-4). David Acosta scored 14 points while going 6 of 9 and 2 of 3 from the free-throw line, and added 11 rebounds.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has very high standards for her Titans.
Combined with the millions she's investing, she also isn't afraid of making big moves chasing the Lombardi Trophy that eluded her late father.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Memphis police officer was wounded and a man was killed during a shootout following a call about a suspicious vehicle at a gas station, authorities said.
The Memphis Police Department said in a tweet that the officer was struck multiple times Monday night in the Oakhaven neighborhood, just north of the Tennessee-Mississippi border.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A contentious charter school operator linked to a conservative Michigan college is taking another swing at opening schools in three Tennessee counties that have previously rejected them, as well as in two new counties.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jim Stewart, the white Tennessee farm boy and fiddle player who co-founded the influential Stax Records with his sister in a Black, inner-city Memphis neighborhood and helped build the soulful “Memphis sound,” has died at age 92.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Employees of Knox County, Tennessee’s government can now access up to eight weeks of paid family leave after the birth or adoption of a child.
A county news release says those parents will get paid at their regular rate while on leave.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ AutoZone Inc. (AZO) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $539.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of $27.45.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd on Monday filed a notice to voluntarily dismiss a lawsuit that sought to block journalists from accessing the police investigation records surrounding her death.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have to improve across the board if they want to do more than simply win a bad division for a third straight year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Memphis hospital says it has paused, not stopped, its gender-affirming services in response to possible legal action by civil rights advocates who argue the hospital's move is illegal and discriminatory.
Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer stands atop The Associated Press women’s basketball poll with the most appearances all time, breaking a tie with the late Pat Summitt.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents are looking into the fatal shooting of a man during a confrontation with Washington County deputies.
TBI said deputies went to a home in Johnson City on Saturday evening to serve an arrest warrant.
Miami Heat (11-12, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (14-9, fourth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Grizzlies -2; over/under is 226.5
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Olivier Nkamhoua scored 20 points and No. 13 Tennessee flexed its defensive muscles in a 94-40 victory over Alcorn State on Sunday night.
The Volunteers (7-1) also got double-digit point production from Julian Phillips (18), Jahmai Mashack (13), Uros Plavsic (12), Tyreke Key (11) and Zakai Zeigler (10).
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Savannah Wheeler had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists, Courtney Whitson added 16 points and 10 rebounds and Middle Tennessee beat cold-shooting — and No. 18 — Louisville 67-49 Sunday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A.J Brown pulled out a towel and wagged his finger at the goal post before he swatted the structure three times. The hard feelings didn't last. Brown hugged the goal post and let bygones by bygones.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Titans rookie receiver Treylon Burks absorbed a brutal blow from a helmet to his facemask and somehow held onto the ball for his first receiving touchdown. The score came with a hefty price.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Orange Bowl will be the most aptly named bowl of all this year.
Clemson and Tennessee — two schools with orange as their predominant uniform color — are headed to the Orange Bowl on Dec.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kayana Traylor scored 18 points and No. 9 Virginia Tech held off Tennessee 59-56 Sunday in a Jimmy V Women’s Classic matchup.
Jordan Horston led Tennessee with 26 points and 11 rebounds, but missed a pair of late shots that would've tied it.
Middle Tennessee State (7-5, C-USA) vs San Diego State (7-5, Mountain West), Dec. 24, 8 p.m. ET
Tennessee (10-2, SEC, No. 6 CFP) vs. Clemson (11-2, ACC, No. 7 CFP), Dec. 30, 8 p.m. ET
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida hired Tennessee offensive coordinator Alex Golesh as its new head football coach on Sunday.
Golesh, who came to Tennessee with head coach Josh Heupel in 2021 after the two were at Central Florida in 2019, takes over a USF program that went 1-11 this year.
South Florida is hiring Tennessee offensive coordinator Alex Golesh to be its head football coach, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday night.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because a deal with the 38-year-old Golesh was still being finalized.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Skyelar Potter's 27 points helped Jacksonville State defeat East Tennessee State 63-61 on Saturday night.
Potter added six rebounds for the Gamecocks (4-4). Travis Roberts shot 6 for 10, including 3 for 7 from beyond the arc to add 15 points.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sean Durugordon's 24 points helped Austin Peay defeat Tennessee State 77-61 on Saturday night.
Durugordon also had six rebounds for the Governors (4-5). Elijah Hutchins-Everett added 19 points while shooting 4 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 10 of 12 from the free throw line, and he also had six rebounds.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Camryn Weston scored 12 points as Middle Tennessee beat Maryville (TN) 69-46 on Saturday.
Weston also added eight rebounds, five assists, and five steals for the Blue Raiders (6-3).
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Harris' 32 points led Butler over Tennessee Tech 80-66 on Saturday.
Harris also added five rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-3). Manny Bates scored 17 points while shooting 6 of 14 from the field and 5 for 7 from the line, and added five rebounds and three blocks.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is considering allowing express toll lanes on highways and tripling a fee for electric car owners as he targets his first big push after winning reelection — paying for tens of billions of dollars in roadway projects.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A joint venture between General Motors and South Korean battery company LG Energy Solution announced Friday that it will invest an additional $275 million to expand a Tennessee battery cell factory for electric vehicles.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility on Friday recommended replacing an aging coal burning power plant with natural gas, ignoring calls for the Tennessee Valley Authority to speed its transition to renewable energy.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) _ Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $17.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Lebanon, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of 77 cents.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Genesco Inc. (GCO) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $20.4 million.
The Nashville, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of $1.65 per share.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) _ Kirkland's Inc. (KIRK) on Friday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $7.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Brentwood, Tennessee-based company said it had a loss of 58 cents per share.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than $27 million in Community Development Block Grants have been approved by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter.
TENNESSEE (7-4) at PHILADELPHIA (10-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 4 1/2.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Distributors for the nation’s largest public utility signed onto what amounted to “never-ending” contracts that unfairly tied them to power generated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, a lawyer argued Thursday as she represents environmental groups in a lawsuit.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Civil rights advocates say a Memphis hospital is no longer providing gender-affirming surgeries, a move they argue is illegal and discriminatory.
According to the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, Memphis-based Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare alerted their client, Chris Evans, on Nov.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A.J. Brown just wanted to get paid.
With good reason, Brown figured. Tennessee drafted Brown in the second round of the 2019 draft and he instantly became one of the top receivers in the game.
KANSAS CITY (9-2) at CINCINNATI (7-4)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Chiefs by 2 1/2.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Dollar General Corp. (DG) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $526.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of $2.33.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Treylon Burks has been compared to former Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown from the moment Tennessee drafted him using the selection gained in the trade that sent Brown to Philadelphia.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Education announced it is partnering with the Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation to provide free books to children in kindergarten through second grade.
Philadelphia 76ers (12-10, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (12-9, fourth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with Philadelphia.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yuri Collins broke his own school record with 20 assists and Saint Louis beat Tennessee State 80-63 on Wednesday night.
Collins broke his own mark of 19 set against Boston College last season.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Haynes scored 19 points as East Tennessee State beat Mars Hill 84-56 on Wednesday night.
Haynes also added seven rebounds for the Buccaneers (4-4). Jordan King added 14 points while shooting 6 for 12, including 2 for 6 from beyond the arc, and he also had five rebounds.