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Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

In a Nov. 23, 2013, photo Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson, left, tackles Vanderbilt running back Wesley Tate suring a football game in Knoxville, Tenn.   Since entering the Tennessee  starting lineup as a freshman three years ago, Johnson has developed into an all-Southeastern Conference linebacker.   (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Adam Lau)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Since they cracked Tennessee’s starting lineup as freshmen three years ago, A.J. Johnson and Curt Maggitt have been among the most recognizable faces of Tennessee’s defense.

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Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, speaks alongside his wife, Janay, during a news conference, Friday, May 23, in Owings Mills, Md. Rice’s two-game suspension for domestic violence begins Saturday, a punishment handed down after grainy video showed him dragging his then-fiancee off a casino elevator unconscious Feb. 15. He has not divulged what happened in the elevator except to call his actions "totally inexcusable'' at a news conference after his suspension was announced. His assault charges could be expunged once he completes a diversion program. So the NFL gave him the only punishment he likely faces in a suspension and a fine that totals more than $500,000. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season.

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Titans, new coach eager to end playoff drought

In this Aug. 13, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt talks with quarterback Jake Locker (10) during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. Whisenhunt has been a much needed breath of fresh air for the Tennessee Titans, snapping them out of routines and holding them accountable for mistakes. Still, how well the Titans fare in his first season as head coach all depends on Locker. The quarterback has missed 14 of 32 games since being named the starter, and the Titans are banking on him ending a five-season playoff drought. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ken Whisenhunt has been a much needed breath of fresh air for the Tennessee Titans, snapping them out of routines and holding them accountable for mistakes.

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Tennessee Tech, Brown agree to contract extension

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Tech coach Watson Brown has agreed to terms on a contract extension through the 2019 season.

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Kentucky suspends 2 for opener vs. UT-Martin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has announced the suspensions of senior offensive tackle Darrian Miller and junior receiver Rashad Cunningham for Saturday’s season opener against Tennessee-Martin.

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