Stories by Teresa M. Walker

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Fan-elected Scott gets MVP at All-Star Game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Fans sent enforcer John Scott to the NHL All-Star Game by voting him captain of the Pacific Division. Then they made him tournament MVP.
By Teresa M. Walker

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Bettman says enforcer John Scott 'welcome' at All-Star Game

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says enforcer John Scott is welcome at the 2016 All-Star Game. Scott said someone at the NHL tried to talk him out of playing in the league's showcase event Sunday, ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

Winston, Mariota have had solid rookie seasons

Jamies Winston and Marcus Mariota managed at times to show the skills that made them the No. 1 and 2 picks, respectively, in the 2015 draft.
By Teresa M. Walker

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Panthers are playing with a target on them

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Carolina Panthers are on the best run in franchise history as the NFC's lone remaining undefeated team.
By Teresa M. Walker

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Whisenhunt fired by Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Titans became the second NFL team to fire a coach this season, relieving Whisenhunt, who graduated from Richmond Academy before starring at Georgia Tech, of ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Falcons edge past Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Matt Ryan threw for 251 yards and a touchdown pass, and Devonta Freeman ran for 116 yards as the Falcons held off the Tennessee Titans 10-7 on Sunday.
By Teresa M. Walker

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Goalies must balance tough workload during regular season

Balancing a goalie's workload over an 82-game season is tricky.
By Teresa M. Walker

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Luck rallies Colts to first win

Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes 56 seconds apart in the fourth quarter as he rallied the Colts to their first win this season, beating the Titans 35-33 on Sunday.
By Teresa M. Walker

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Dogs survive shakiness in road win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nick Chubb ran for 189 yards, Isaiah McKenzie returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown, and No. 10 Georgia beat Vanderbilt 31-14 on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Georgia opens SEC play at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt's defense certainly has the attention of Georgia coach Mark Richt going into Saturday's game.
By Teresa M. Walker

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Titans assistant coach still going strong at age 77

The Tenessee Titans' Dick LeBeau is about to start his 57th season in the NFL. He's been a coach since 1973 and is with his sixth different team.
By Teresa M. Walker

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Gomez wins first PGA Tour title at St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Fabian Gomez won his first PGA Tour title Sunday at the St. Jude Classic, beating Greg Owen by four strokes.
By Teresa M. Walker

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Two share lead at St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Englishman Greg Owen and Fabian Gomez of Argentina each shot a 3-under 67 Saturday to share a one-stroke lead after 54 holes at the St. Jude Classic.
By Teresa M. Walker

Friday, June 12, 2015

Koepka takes over lead in Memphis

MEMPHIS - Brooks Koepka, who had a share of the lead after the first round, shot 3-under-par 67 on Friday to lead the St. Jude Classic by a stroke after 36 holes. He's at 9-under 131.
By Teresa M. Walker

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Three are tied for the lead in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Ryan Palmer, Brooks Koepka and Greg Owen each shot 6-under-par 64 on Thursday for a three-way tie after the opening round of the St. Jude Classic.
By Teresa M. Walker

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Defending champ Vanderbilt on road in Super Regional

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If Vander­bilt is going to have a chance to defend their national championship, they must do something this program has never managed. Win a Super Regional on the road.
By Teresa M. Walker

Friday, May 15, 2015

Warriors advance to Western Conference finals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Stephen Curry scored 32 points, including a 62-footer to end the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their first Western Conference finals since 1976 by ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Southern franchises find success in hockey

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s matchup against the New York Rangers in the NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals is another reminder that hockey is doing more than just surviving below the Mason-Dixon line.
By Teresa M. Walker

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Grizzlies take 2-0 lead on Trail Blazers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise's first 2-0 lead in a ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Thursday, March 19, 2015

UAB springs first upset

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The UAB Blazers may not have a football program anymore. They do have the first big upset of the NCAA Tournament and hope they can give their university something to rally around.
By Teresa M. Walker
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AU researchers find possible fat blocker for diabetic
Researchers at Au­gus­ta University have found a novel compound that, in an animal model, blocks the creation of the fats in the digestive system without harming the level of growth hormone.
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