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VU's Moore, UT's Berry named to Thorpe watch list

Vanderbilt junior defensive back D.J. Moore and Tennessee sophomore safety Eric Berry have been named to the Jim Thorpe Award preseason watchlist. More

Pope John Paul hires college assistant as hoops coach

Pope John Paul II has hired Andy Bradshaw, current assistant basketball coach at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, to take over as JPII varsity boys basketball coach. Bradshaw replaces John Sneed, who left to coach at his alma mater, Father Ryan, next year. More

Talks under way with Titans rookies

The Tennessee Titans don’t have any of their seven rookie draft picks signed yet, but talks are under way to try and remedy that situation soon. More

Area notes: Lipscomb hires interim AD

Dr. Lin Garner has been named interim athletic director at Lipscomb University. More

Sounds defeat Royals in rain-shortened contest

OMAHA, Neb. – The Nashville Sounds recorded a rain-shortened, five-inning 4-2 victory over the Omaha Royals on Monday evening at Rosenblatt Stadium in the opener of a five-game series. More

Powerful line will lead Maplewood in '08

Last season the Maplewood Panthers had their best season in years by making it to the state championship game. More

Fisher looks to future of VU sports

If it has happened in Vanderbilt athletics during the past 10 years, Joe Fisher has been there to see it and describe it. More

Belliford expected to be named athletic director at Glencliff

Former University School of Nashville basketball coach William Belliford is expected to be named new athletic director at Glencliff High soon. More

Around Prep Football: Area standouts already drawing plenty of attention

It might be too early to say there’s a bumper crop of area college football prospects this season, but it’s not bad. More

Offseason brings changes for goalies

Last season the goaltending for the Nashville Predators was surprising on a number of levels. More

Titans have to take care of business before camp

It is the calm and quiet that takes place just before training camp. More

That’s Racing: Franchitti now a NASCAR pauper

Seldom if ever in the history of racing has a driver’s career plunged so drastically, dramatically and dizzily as that of Dario Franchitti. More

Preds haven’t made a big splash — yet

The Nashville Predators didn’t sit on the sidelines on the first day of free agency, but they didn’t make a big move. More

Clawson already bringing buzz to Vols’ offense

KNOXVILLE — While ESPN officials undoubtedly zeroed in on UCLA’s hiring of Rick Neuheisel as head coach and Norm Chow as offensive coordinator as motivation to plant Tennessee’s season opener against the Bruins on Labor Day, Volunteers officials had another thought. More

UT gives Fulmer, Pearl new deals

The University of Tennessee Athletics Department announced new contracts for two of the school’s high profile coaches — Phillip Fulmer and Bruce Pearl — on Wednesday. More

Commentary: Things looking up for Vols this offseason

It’s been quite an offseason for the Tennessee Vols’ football team. More

Youth not an excuse anymore for Titans

Not so long ago, the biggest theme in the Tennessee Titans’ locker room was how young the roster was. More

Sounds roll over Redbirds

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Left-hander Sam Narron worked a complete game to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 victory over the Memphis Redbirds on Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. More

Is Indy dumping Nashville?

According to a report on Speed TV’s web site the Indy Racing League will drop Nashville Superspeedway from next year’s schedule, ending an 8-year association with the track. More

UPDATE: Preds trade for forward, 2009 draft pick

The Nashville Predators expect forward Ryan Jones to battle for a slot on one of the top three lines in training camp. More