• Today in History

    Today is Sunday, May 1, the 122nd day of 2016. There are 244 days left in the year.

  • Michigan State offensive tackle Jack Conklin, center, the Tennessee Titans' top draft pick, appears at a news conference with Titans' general manager Jon Robinson, left, and head coach Mike Mularkey, right, on Friday, April 29, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Titans pick receiver Tajae Sharp to start final day of draft

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Tennessee general manager Jon Robinson has shown he’s a bit of a gambler, making four trades — three during the NFL draft — to revamp the Titans’ roster.

  • In this April 20, 2016 photo, Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin, left, listens to a debate in the House of Representatives in Nashville, Tenn. Durham, who is the subject of a sexual harassment investigation by Tennessee's attorney general, has been exiled from the legislative office complex and Capitol for any purpose other than to perform his official duties. At right is Rep. Shelia Butt, R-Columbia. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Lawmaker accused of harassment is all alone with his M&Ms

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amid the frenzied negotiations, flaring tempers and occasional frivolity marking the end of another Tennessee legislative session, one lawmaker stayed conspicuously alone and quiet.

  • Michigan State’s Jack Conklin, center, poses for photos upon arriving for the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Titans trade up with Browns to draft OT Jack Conklin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have selected offensive tackle Jack Conklin of Michigan State with the eighth pick overall after trading up with Cleveland.

  • Arkansas-Little Rock to host Tennessee Tech in baseball

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas-Little Rock is set to host Tennessee Tech in college baseball.

  • In this Dec. 4, 2015 file photo, union supporters hold up signs near the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.  The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, April 27, 2016  filed an unfair labor relations complaint against Volkswagen for the German automaker's refusal to bargain with the United Auto Workers union at its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)

    Unfair labor practices complaint filed against Volkswagen

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday filed an unfair labor relations complaint against Volkswagen for the German automaker’s refusal to bargain with the United Auto Workers union at its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee.

  • NOFX singer “Fat Mike” Burkett, right, poses with a fan at a book signing in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The punk band is exchanging grimy music venues for highbrow bookstores while promoting their joint autobiography “NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories.” (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

    Punk mainstays NOFX add best-selling book to achievements

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Punk rock mainstays NOFX have been defying music industry trends for three decades. Now the band’s members can add a new achievement to their unlikely success story: Best-selling authors.

  • In this Feb. 24, 2016 file photo, Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Former Mississippi left tackle Laremy Tunsil had a good chance to be the NFL draft's No. 1 overall pick less than two weeks ago when the Tennessee Titans had the pick. Then the Los Angeles Rams traded up for the No. 1 pick in search of a quarterback. Now Tunsil's future is much more uncertain.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

    Tunsil ready for whatever NFL draft throws his way

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi left tackle Laremy Tunsil spent his final Saturday before the NFL Draft a couple miles from his college home, signing footballs, miniature blue helmets and T-shirts while talking and posing for pictures at a local apparel store.

  • Security at Nashville bus terminal increased after 4 shot

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville police are increasing security at a downtown bus terminal in the aftermath of shootings that wounded four teenage boys.

  • Abortion rights’ advocate looks to amendment recount

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An amendment to the Tennessee Constitution that would place greater restrictions on abortions is likely to be tossed out now that a judge has ordered a recount of the 2014 ballot approving it, the lead plaintiff in a federal lawsuit challenging the results said Monday.