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Neal’s hat trick lifts Predators past Chicago 3-2

Nashville Predators left wing James Neal (18) celebrates with Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, and Seth Jones (3) after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Neal scored a natural hat trick, and the Nashville Predators edged the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night to become the last NHL team still unbeaten in regulation this season.

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Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, OCT. 18-19 -  In this July 26, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt answers questions during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans (2-4) have two games left before their bye, and two wins would get them back to .500 at 4-4. So first-year coach Whisenhunt has dangled a bit of a carrot for his Titans, according to some of his players. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have kicked their youth movement into high gear with rookie Zach Mettenberger starting at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday.

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Locker limited but practices after testing thumb

In this Oct. 12, 2014 photo, injured Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker, right, stands with quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Nashville, Tenn. Whitehurst has been the Titans' quarterback since starter Locker was injured. Backup quarterbacks collect a paycheck for standing on the sideline holding a clipboard, then, at the drop of a starting quarterback, hit the field ready to go. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Jake Locker practiced on Wednesday but his status for this weekend’s game against Houston remains unclear.

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Titans hoping Locker’s thumb healed so he can play

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt stands on the field before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are off to their worst start since losing the first six games of 2009, and coach Ken Whisenhunt still is waiting to see if his starting quarterback Jake Locker can return from a bruised thumb.

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