• As Big 12 ponders expansion, American on guard for losses

    The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections.

  • Judge drops 1 claim from UT lawsuit, rest of case proceeds

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed one of dozens of claims in a Title IX lawsuit filed against Tennessee while denying the rest of the school’s motion to dismiss.

  • Lady Vols add Winthrop graduate transfer Schaquilla Nunn

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed former Winthrop player Schaquilla (pronounced Sha-KWEE-la) Nunn as a graduate transfer, a move that should boost the Lady Volunteers’ frontcourt depth next season.

  • Guns on campus bill becomes law without Haslam signature

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor’s signature.

  • Bill allowing staff to be armed on Tennessee’s public college campuses becomes law

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bill allowing staff to be armed on Tennessee’s public college campuses becomes law.

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

    Titans don’t pick up 5th-year option on guard Chance Warmack

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have declined to pick up the fifth-year option for guard Chance Warmack, giving the 10th overall draft pick in 2013 the chance to convince them he should stick around after this season.

  • ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this April 21, 2016 photo, Melisa Jimon Reynoso, right, and her brother, Brian Jimon Reynoso, 3, center, sit with Candelario Jimon Alonzo, 16, left, at their home in Memphis, Tenn. Jimon joined his relatives when he arrived in Memphis after fleeing Guatemala. Local school officials have kept him out of the classroom since he tried to enroll in January. Attorneys say Jimon and at least a dozen other Central American unaccompanied youths have been blocked from going to high school in Memphis because officials said the teens lacked transcripts or were too old to graduate on time. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

    AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.

  • 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.