NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jake Rucker hit two home runs in Game 2 of the Nashville Super Regional, and No. 3 national seed Tennessee advanced to the College World Series with a 15-6 win over LSU, concluding the career of Tigers coach Paul Mainieri on Sunday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chad Dallas had 12 strikeouts over six innings, Sean Hunley threw three scoreless innings of relief and Tennessee beat LSU 4-2 on Saturday night to open the best-of-3 Knoxville Super Regional.
CHARLOTTE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury on Saturday convicted a Tennessee man of first-degree murder in the perpetration of a felony in the death of his 5-year-old son, whose body remains missing years later.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man faces charges that include first-degree murder in the perpetration of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect in what prosecutors say was a beating that killed his 2-year-old son last year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism.
In Tennessee and North Carolina, demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has slowed down so much that they have given millions of doses back to the federal government, even though less than half of their total populations are vaccinated.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Workers have removed the remains of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife from a Tennessee park, officials said Friday, marking another step in the process of moving their bodies out of Memphis and to a museum hundreds of miles away.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Storms with soaking rains drenched a wide swath of Appalachia and northern Mississippi this week, swamping farmland, flooding bridges, stranding people in their homes and damaging cars and residences.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three people face prison sentences after they were convicted in Tennessee federal court of using tracking devices and zip ties to abduct bank employees and steal more than $600,000.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations voted Wednesday to begin a comprehensive study of litter pollution in the state.
The Tennessee Wildlife Federation, which advocated for the study, said in a news release that $15 million in taxpayer money is spent to clean up litter each year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee judge who drew backlash from Republican officials for ordering an expansion of absentee voting during the COVID-19 pandemic won't seek reelection next year, saying it's a decision she made before GOP lawmakers unsuccessfully tried to remove her from office early this year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julio Jones turned 32 in February, missed seven games with a nagging hamstring issue in his 10th year in the NFL and now finds himself with a new team in the Tennessee Titans.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The wife of a Tennessee lawmaker who died after a battle with pancreatic cancer is taking his place ahead of a special election to fill his seat.
According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the Hamilton County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Joan Carter to replace her late husband, state Rep.
A list of winners at the 2021 CMT Music Awards, held Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee.
— Video of the year: Carrie Underwood and John Legend, “Hallelujah"
— Female video of the year: Gabby Barrett, “The Good Ones"
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee governor's administration helped fund a contract murder of a key federal witness decades ago while embroiled in the state's largest political scandal, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday.
The Tennessee Volunteers have had quite a knack for coming through in the clutch, and because of those timely hits they are two wins away from the program's first College World Series berth in 16 years.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee professor charged with hiding his relationship with a Chinese university to get research grants from a federal agency filed multiple reports with the school detailing his ties, according to court testimony.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that the state will pour $52 million into building a complicated wastewater discharge pipeline into a sprawling site that has failed to land potential tenants due to a lack of infrastructure buildout.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee professor charged with hiding his relationship with a Chinese university while receiving research grants from the federal government is innocent of the federal charges, his attorney said during a trial in Knoxville.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge reset a hearing on Tuesday to address a request by the ex-wife of slain NBA player Lorenzen Wright to throw out her guilty plea in his 2010 killing in Memphis, Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's annual free fishing day is Saturday.
Each year, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency offers one day when anglers can fish without a paid license in the state's public waters, agency-owned and -operated lakes and state park facilities.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) —
Gavin Dugas went 3 for 3 with two home runs, Drew Bianco hit a two-run shot in the sixth inning and LSU beat top-seeded Oregon 9-8 on Sunday night to win the Eugene Regional.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury trial began Monday in the case of a University of Tennessee professor charged with hiding his relationship with a Chinese university while receiving research grants from the federal government.
LIVINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) — Deputies in Tennessee have fatally shot a man while attempting to arrest him, authorities said.
Deputies from the Overton County Sheriff’s Office initially responded to a call Friday evening about a man brandishing a weapon at others, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement Monday.
Eight teams closed out their regionals in the NCAA baseball tournament Sunday and moved one step closer to the College World Series.
But No. 1 national seed Arkansas, trying for a third straight appearance in super regionals, was forced into a winner-take-all game Monday night against Nebraska after losing 5-3 to the Cornhuskers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee men face hearings this week after their recent arrests on charges related to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Federal prosecutors accuse Matthew Baggott and Stewart Parks of entering the building together.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A teenager on a personal watercraft was killed in an accident on a Tennessee lake, and a pontoon boat operator died trying to save her, authorities said.
The teen's watercraft hit a concrete railroad bridge support on Fort Loudoun Lake in Knoxville on Saturday, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said in a statement.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had been talking to the Atlanta Falcons about seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones for nearly three weeks.
In the end, they pried Jones loose with a couple of draft picks, the highest being a second-rounder.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Liam Spence led off the game with a home run and hit another in the second inning, and No. 3 overall seed Tennessee beat No. 3 regional seed Liberty 9-3 on Saturday in the winners bracket game of the double elimination Knoxville Regional.
South Florida posted the biggest upset and Tennessee's Drew Gilbert came through with the biggest hit on the first day of the NCAA baseball tournament.
The USF Bulls were the only No. 4 regional seed to win Friday, knocking off Florida 5-3 in the Gainesville Regional in a game that portended surprises sure to come in a year when fallout from COVID-19 made evaluating teams and setting up the bracket arduous tasks for the Division I Baseball Committee.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Gilbert hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth and No. 3 overall seed Tennessee escaped with a 9-8 win over Wright State on the opening night of the Knoxville Regional on Friday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have set a special election to replace an eastern Tennessee state lawmaker who died after a fight with pancreatic cancer.
This week, Secretary of State Tre Hargett tweeted that the primary election will be July 27 and the general election will be Sept.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Tennessee and UConn have agreed to extend their storied women's basketball rivalry for another two years.
The schools announced Friday they will play each other during the 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons, first in Connecticut and then in Knoxville.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An expert hired by a state prosecutors' office can conduct a mental evaluation of a Tennessee death row inmate who claims he is intellectually disabled and should not be executed for the slayings of a mother and daughter more than 30 years ago, a judge ruled Friday.
CHARLOTTE, Tenn. (AP) — The trial for a Tennessee man who is accused of killing his 5-year-old son got underway Thursday in Dickson County.
Joe Clyde Daniels was reported missing April 4, 2018.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to Tennessee on Thursday to learn how the closure of the Interstate 40 bridge connecting that state and Arkansas has affected freight movement since it was shut down more than three weeks ago when a crack was found in the span.
Tennessee's highest court will soon decide whether a contentious school voucher program is constitutional after attorneys made their final arguments before the justices Thursday.
The program, which has never been implemented, has faced legality questions ever since the GOP-controlled General Assembly narrowly advanced the measure and Republican Gov.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings signed former Tennessee Titans cornerback Tye Smith on Thursday, adding a little depth and experience to a group that was lacking both last season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee state panel is proposing another $44.6 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid to increase the payouts businesses can receive for their losses due to the pandemic.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee System are partnering with Techstars to launch a startup accelerator that aims to grow 30 technology companies over three years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday heard arguments in a Tennessee case over whether a 48-hour waiting period is a substantial burden to women seeking abortions.
A lower federal court last year struck down a 2015 Tennessee law that requires women to make two trips to an abortion clinic – first for mandatory counseling and then for the abortion at least 48 hours later.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Todd Downing has no plans to fill Arthur Smith's shoes as Tennessee's new offensive coordinator. His real challenge is keeping the Titans' offense clicking as well as possible.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has hired former East Tennessee State head coach Jason Shay as an assistant.
The school announced Shay's hiring Tuesday. Shay led ETSU for one season after Steve Forbes left the Buccaneers to take over the Demon Deacons program in 2020.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have promoted three scouts with Mical Johnson the franchise's first woman working full time in the scouting department.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Workers arrived at a Tennessee park Tuesday to begin the process of digging up the remains of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and moving the former slave trader’s body from its longtime resting place in Memphis to a museum hundreds of miles away.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who was shot during an encounter with police has died, authorities said.
Andre Luiz Snyder, 33, died Saturday, two days after being shot when Clarksville police responded to a report of a suicidal male, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is warning residents that the state may have received boxwood plants infested with the box tree moth during the past year.
If left unchecked, the moth can defoliate and potentially kill boxwood plants.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Education and the University of Tennessee at Martin are offering free online workshops to help students prepare for the ACT, one of the standard college entrance exams.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — The body of a U.S. Marine captain killed in World War II is coming home to Tennessee, more than 70 years after a body misidentified as Capt. Glenn Walker was buried there.