Posts Tagged Tennessee

Jones, Chattanooga hold off VMI for 86-82 win in 2OT

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Casey Jones had 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots, and Eric Robertson scored 19 to help Chattanooga beat Virginia Military Institute 86-82 in double overtime on Thursday night.

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Titans left tackle Michael Roos retires after 10 seasons

In this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo, Tennessee Titans tackle Michael Roos watches from the sideline during an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. Roos announced Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, that he will retire. Roos concludes his 10-year NFL career, all with the Titans, ranking 11th on the franchise list of games played with 148. (AP Photo/Joe Howell, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee left tackle Michael Roos is retiring from the NFL after playing 10 seasons and 148 games with the Titans.

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Nashville’s Mike Ribeiro proving he can still be productive

In this Oct. 9, 2014, photo, Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro (63) skates onto the ice to warm up before an NHL hockey game between the Nashville Predators and the Ottawa Senators in Nashville, Tenn. Ribeiro deflects attention for his rebound season, saying it helps being surrounded by great players. The chance the Predators took in signing him to a one-year deal after Arizona cut the center is paying off very well for everyone. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Whether Mike Ribeiro is having a rebound season or it’s simply great timing by Nashville, the veteran center is making the Predators’ gamble to sign him pay off in a big way.

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2 prep coaches suspended for encouraging teams to lose game

In this Feb. 21, 2015, photo, a referee talks to Riverdale high school coach Cory Barrett, left, and Smyrna high school coach Shawn Middleton during a high school basketball game in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Both teams were pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament. The teams were fined Monday, Feb. 23, and also placed on probation for a year by the Tennessee Secondary School athletic Association. (AP Photo/The Daily News Journal, Steve Hardison) NO SALES

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee girls basketball high school coaches have been suspended for trying to get their teams to lose a game in an attempt to avoid the top-ranked squad and improve their chances of advancing in the state tournament.

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Predators beat Avalanche 5-2, pad NHL’s best home record

Nashville Predators center Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, is congratulated by Cody Franson (44) after Forsberg scored a goal against the Colorado Avalanche in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shea Weber saw defense partner Roman Josi get knocked over, and the Nashville captain started swinging away at Colorado counterpart Gabriel Landeskog.

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