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Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol celebrates after scoring against the Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime of Game 3 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 98-95.

Grizzlies win first home opener since move to Memphis

Gasol scores career-high 32, Memphis knocks off Minnesota.

Nashville Predators center Craig Smith (15) and defenseman Garrett Noonan (58) celebrate after Smith scored a goal against the Florida Panthers in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Smith scores twice, Predators whip Oilers

Nashville opens six-game road trip with win over Edmonton.


Hems shares future direction of Sounds

Voice of Sounds gives updates on stadium, affiliation with A’s.

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Bowden focuses spotlight on importance of FCA

Hall of Fame coach shares messages about organization’s role.

Tennessee Titans tackle Michael Roos (71) plays against Cleveland Browns linebacker Jabaal Sheard (97) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Titans to bring in refs to help line during practice

Cutting back on penalties a focus for Whisenhunt, offensive line.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright plays against the Cleveland Browns in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Column: Titans’ storyline has familiar tone

Titans find yet another way to showcase bad football.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Change at quarterback doesn’t help Titans

Texans wear down Titans, Mettenberger efficient in first career start.

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason looks down his sideline in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Temple on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Vandy now in danger of losing season

Commodores lose to Tigers, need to win out to finish 6-6.

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs looks for a receiver during the annual Orange and White NCAA college spring football game on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn.

Dobbs proves to be highlight in Vols’ loss

Alabama rolls over Tennessee, but backup quarterback shows promise.

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, of Finland, blocks a shot against the Phoenix Coyotes in the third period of a 2-0 shutout win by Rinne in a NHL hockey game on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Penguins hand Predators first loss of season

Crosby finishes with goal, two assists in win over Nashville.

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