Heiskanen scores 2, Stars beat Predators for 1-0 series lead

Sports 04/10/19, 23:29

Rookie Miro Heiskanen scored two goals in his first postseason game, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference series.Heiskanen became the eighth rookie teenage defenseman in NHL history to score a goal in their first career playoff ...

Murray, Bosa among 23 prospects to attend NFL draft

Football 04/09/19, 23:13

Kyler Murray and Nick Bosa are among the 23 prospects who plan to attend the NFL draft this month in Nashville, Tennessee.Murray, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oklahoma, could be selected No. 1 overall by the Arizona Cardinals. Bosa, a defensive end from Ohio State, also is expected to be ...

Stars, Predators ready to build a rivalry in playoffs

Hockey 04/09/19, 16:45

The NHL could not have planned this any better.The Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars are due to meet in the next Winter Classic but first the two Central Division foes have a chance to build up their rivalry starting Wednesday night in the first postseason series between them."It's probably really ...

Bob Dylan whiskey distillery to open fall 2020 in Nashville

Entertainment 04/09/19, 04:18

More information is being released about music icon Bob Dylan's project in downtown Nashville in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of his "Nashville Skyline" album.Dylan is set to help open a whiskey distillery in fall 2020 under the brand "Heaven's Door."A news release says Heaven's Door Spirits will transform the ...

Watson’s return solidifies Predators’ lines for playoffs

Hockey 04/08/19, 17:48

The Nashville Predators mixed up the roster in February by bringing in four new players. It turns out the biggest addition may have come in the final week of the regular season.Coach Peter Laviolette slid Austin Watson back into the third line alongside Colton Sissons and Nick Bonino for the ...

Predators rally again, clinch Central beating Blackhawks 5-2

Hockey 04/06/19, 21:50

Viktor Arvidsson scored the go-ahead goal at 3:33 of the third period, and the Nashville Predators won their second straight Central Division title by rallying from an 0-2 deficit to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Saturday night.With St. Louis beating Vancouver 3-2 earlier Saturday, the Predators needed two points against ...

Predators rally with 2 late goals, beat Canucks 3-2

Hockey 04/04/19, 21:58

Ryan Johansen scored with 19.5 seconds remaining, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 Thursday night and preserve their hopes for a second straight Central Division title.Winnipeg needed Nashville to lose with the Jets winning in Colorado to clinch the division Thursday night, and the Predators ...

Death row inmate’s clemency appeal stresses Christian faith

U.S. 04/03/19, 17:53

Supporters of a Tennessee death row inmate appealed to Gov. Bill Lee's Christian faith Wednesday, requesting clemency for a prisoner they say was redeemed by Jesus. Don Johnson's clemency petition includes a plea from Cynthia Vaughn, the daughter of the woman Johnson was convicted of killing. Vaughn is also Johnson's stepdaughter. The ...

Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville

Sports 04/03/19, 14:49

Country star Brad Paisley took the controls of a backhoe to dig up the first pile of dirt in the space that will become a free grocery store to support needy families in Nashville, Tennessee.Paisley donned a donned a cowboy hat-shaped construction helmet for part of Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony for ...

Vanderbilt University chancellor to resign in August

U.S. 04/02/19, 13:17

Citing health challenges, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos announced Tuesday he plans to resign on Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role.Zeppos said he will take a yearlong sabbatical and then return to Vanderbilt as a law professor."I truly love Vanderbilt and serving you has been a ...

Loretta Lynn sings with friends at birthday concert

Entertainment 04/01/19, 23:58

Loretta Lynn was honored like country music royalty by country and rock stars alike with gifts of flowers and songs during a concert Monday night celebrating her upcoming 87th birthday.Lynn, whose birthday is April 14, closed out the all-star concert in Nashville, Tennessee, by singing her signature hit, "Coal Miner's ...

Atkinson, Panarin lead Blue Jackets over Predators 5-2

Hockey 03/30/19, 21:46

Cam Atkinson scored twice and Artemi Panarin had four assists to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night for their fourth straight win.David Savard, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Boone Jenner also had goals, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves for Columbus, which ...

Nashville mayor: Trees will be relocated for NFL draft stage

Football 03/30/19, 19:04

The city of Nashville won't cut down 21 ornamental cherry trees to make space for an NFL draft stage, Mayor David Briley said Saturday.In a news release, Briley said he had informed the NFL and Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. that they will have to remove the trees intact and ...

Meet the Calipari who holds court at Vanderbilt lab

Basketball 03/30/19, 12:16

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari loves his older daughter, her homemade spaghetti and her pursuit of life-changing science.And he was really looking forward to seeing her when she traveled to the University of Kentucky campus last month to give a presentation about her addiction research.But, Calipari tweeted afterward, he chose ...

Historically black medical school works to inspire youth

Science 03/29/19, 16:56

The number of African-American men entering medical school hasn't budged since the late 1970s, and Dr. James Hildreth wants to change that.Hildreth is president and CEO of Nashville's Meharry Medical College, the oldest historically black medical school in the country.On Friday, Hildreth and about 200 Meharry faculty and medical students ...

Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde, LANCO win ACM new artists awards

Entertainment 03/25/19, 10:54

Country artists Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde and LANCO get to attend the ACM Awards in Las Vegas next month knowing they are already winners.The Academy of Country Music posted videos on Twitter on Monday of Carrie Underwood calling to congratulate each artist. Combs won new male artist, McBryde won new ...

Crosby, Penguins beat Predators 2-1 in shootout

Hockey 03/21/19, 22:07

Sidney Crosby's goal in the shootout gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Thursday night, ending the Penguins' three-game losing streak.Bryan Rust scored in regulation for the Penguins, who moved into a second-place tie with the New York Islanders in the Metropolitan Division with 91 points each. Matt Murray, ...

Rinne, Preds blank reeling Maple Leafs 3-0

Hockey 03/19/19, 21:43

Pekka Rinne shut out Toronto for the second time this season and Brian Boyle, Wayne Simmonds and Filip Forsberg scored goals to give the Nashville Predators a 3-0 win over the slumping Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.Nashville won its third straight and Toronto lost for the fourth time in five ...

Country star Kane Brown countersues producer over contract

Entertainment 03/18/19, 19:21

Country star Kane Brown and Atlanta-based producer Polow Da Don are embroiled in a contract dispute that has both sides claiming they are owed money.The Grammy-nominated producer, whose real name is Jamal Jones, sued Brown in February claiming breach of contract, saying he has not been paid under the terms ...

Tim McGraw, CeCe Winans to perform during NFL Draft

Football 03/18/19, 14:44

The stars of the gridiron will meet the stars of Music City when the NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee, in April.The NFL announced Monday that Grammy-winning country star Tim McGraw will perform a free outdoor concert on April 26 and Grammy-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans will sing the National ...

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