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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.

With healthy Gasol, Grizzlies will again be loaded

Memphis expects to be better with league’s top defender in lineup.

Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro plays against the Dallas Stars in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Predators come out on top in shootout

Ellis scores game-winner for Nashville

Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews (35) tries to get past Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (93) in the third quarter of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Andrews promoted to Titans’ 53-man roster

Former Fort Campbell QB could make regular season debut against Texans.

FILE -- In this July 31, 2014, file photo, Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason watches his players during NCAA college football practice in Nashville, Tenn. First-year coach Mason has talked about Vanderbilt's goal of winning the SEC after their baseball team won the national championship -- a new idea for a program that has never won 10 games in a single season.

Commodores make most of open week

Mason says coaching staff made personnel, scheme adjustments.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst watches from the sideline in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Titans lose on game-ending field goal

Redskins take advantage of Titans’ turnover on punt return.

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones argues with the officials in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 35-32.

Ole Miss dominates Tennessee

Vols quarterback sacked repeatedly, throws pair of interceptions in blowout loss.

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette, top left, talks to Kevin Fiala (56) and Mike Ribeiro (63) in the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Predators lose in overtime to Blackhawks

Despite loss, Nashville has picked up points in each of its opening games.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) passes against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Locker remains questionable for game with Redskins

Titans could again go with Whitehurst at quarterback.

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, of Finland, dives on the ice while making a glove save of a shot from the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Rinne stops 31 shots, Predators shut out Jets

Nashville goalie picks up 33rd career shutout.

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, of Finland, dives on the ice while making a glove save of a shot from the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver, Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Sources: Nashville to host 2016 NHL All-Star Game

Franchise has been on short list to host All-Star event

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