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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest, 1st Ld

December 22, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at (615) 373-9988 or apnashville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Central.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Buddy Hield made four of his six 3-pointers over the final 8 1/2 minutes to help the Sacramento Kings rally for a 102-99 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Hield finished with 28 points. De’Aaron Fox had 14 points, eight assists and made two key free throws down the stretch for Sacramento. SENT: 738 words. With AP photos.



NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The Tennessee Titans, winners of three straight, host the Washington Redskins on Saturday with both needing to win out. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 4:30 p.m. ET.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Fresh off a win over No. 18 Arizona State, Vanderbilt heads to Kansas City to play Kansas State at Sprint Center. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6 p.m. CT.



KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - No. 3 Tennessee seeks its sixth consecutive victory when it hosts Wake Forest, which has won three of its last four. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 600 words, with photos. The game starts at noon.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. _ Memphis faces Wake Forest in the Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field without its offensive coordinator and All-America running back Darrell Henderson. By John Zenor. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts 11 a.m. CT.




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