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UT Knoxville names Pride of the Southland Band director

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named a new band director after the previous director was removed during a public dispute over the band’s changing role.

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Randolph’s double-double leads Grizzlies over Nuggets, 99-69

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) drives against Denver Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur (00) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph had 15 points and 17 rebounds, Jeff Green added 13 points and the Memphis Grizzlies built an early lead en route to a 99-69 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.

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3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15), of Dominican Republic, dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.

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No. 6 Lady Vols seeking rare road victory over top-10 foe

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick pounds the floor in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Patrick Murphy-Racey)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Lady Vols are seeking a rare road win over an elite team, looking to end a seven-year skid.

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Sexual assault summit feels impact of Vanderbilt trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While a jury in downtown Nashville was declaring two former Vanderbilt University football students guilty of raping a fellow student, administrators from about 80 public and private colleges across Tennessee were meeting just three miles away about sexual assault on campus.

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