Predators may have NHL’s best goalie combo on, off ice

Sports 11/14/18, 02:36

Pekka Rinne is off to an even better start than last season when he finally won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie, and backup Juuse Saros ranks among the league's top 10 for victories.With both goalies now signed to contract extensions, the Nashville Predators may have the best ...

Amazon East HQ: Incentives from, benefits for, chosen cities

New York 11/13/18, 11:17

Amazon stands to get nearly $2.5 billion in tax breaks and other incentives as part of its deals to open up two new offices with more than 25,000 new jobs at each location. New York City and Arlington, Virginia, won the competition Tuesday to house Amazon's two new offices, which ...

Could country’s new class cause an upset at the CMA Awards?

Entertainment 11/12/18, 14:25

The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different? Can the new class of country artists upset the longtime favorites on Wednesday? The well-researched music writers of The Associated Press weigh in on predictions.Chris Stapleton is the top ...

Man reaching for free shirt critical after fall over railing

Sports 11/12/18, 00:23

A fan reaching for a free T-shirt is in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after losing his balance and falling through the awning that covers the tunnel to the Tennessee Titans' locker room.Metro Nashville Police say Thomas Carrico Jr., 37, of Goodlettesville received medical attention at ...

Vrabel’s Titans rout New England 34-10, snap Pats’ streaks

Football 11/11/18, 17:25

Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume.The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didn't finish his 300th game.New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, center, is sacked by a group of Tennessee Titans defenders in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. ...

Vrabel gets 1st crack coaching against Belichick, Patriots

Football 11/08/18, 15:32

Mike Vrabel won three Super Bowl rings over eight seasons with the New England Patriots. He even caught eight passes — all for touchdowns and all thrown by Tom Brady.Then Bill Belichick traded the linebacker away to Kansas City in 2009."We didn't talk for a couple months, maybe a year," ...

Update: Nashville voters approve police oversight panel

Basketball 11/07/18, 00:27

The Latest on Tennessee's general election (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Rep. David Byrd has been re-elected to the Tennessee House despite being targeted by a national campaign to keep politicians accused of sexual misconduct out of office. Byrd, a Republican from Waynesboro, represents House District 71. He easily won his third term ...

Rinne shuts out Bruins on 36th birthday, Predators win 1-0

Hockey 11/03/18, 23:03

Goalie Pekka Rinne celebrated his 36th birthday and a new contract extension Saturday night by shutting out the Boston Bruins in the Nashville Predators' 1-0 victory.Rinne stopped 26 shots to notch his 53rd career shutout and second this season. The Predators announced before the game that they had signed the ...

Tennessee man’s last words in electric chair: ‘Let’s rock’

U.S. 11/01/18, 21:43

A Tennessee inmate's final words were "let's rock" moments before he became the first man executed in the electric chair in that state since 2007, put to death Thursday for shooting two men and slitting their throats during a drug deal decades ago. Edmund Zagorski, 63, was pronounced dead at 7:26 ...

Hartman scores twice as Predators beat Golden Knights 4-1

Hockey 10/30/18, 22:53

Ryan Hartman scored twice in a 57-second span and Juuse Saros made 23 saves to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night.Calle Jarnkrok and Viktor Arvidsson also scored, and Kevin Fiala had a pair of assists for the Predators, who have ...

Draisaitl powers Oilers past Predators 5-3

Hockey 10/27/18, 19:52

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against the Nashville Predators with a 5-3 victory Saturday.Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its previous 13 games ...

Draisaitl, Caggiuila help Oilers end a 13-game skid Preds

Hockey 10/27/18, 18:08

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiuila each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against Nashville with a 5-3 victory Saturday.Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season and first for the Oilers. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its ...

Country bluesman, hit songwriter Tony Joe White dies

Entertainment 10/25/18, 16:31

A record label representative says Tony Joe White, the country rocker and hit songwriter behind such hits as "Polk Salad Annie" and "A Rainy Night in Georgia," has died at age 75,A statement from the record label Yep Roc Music Group said White's family confirmed the rocker died Wednesday in ...

ASCAP hosts all-female songwriting camp to improve diversity

Entertainment 10/25/18, 12:11

In a spacious recording studio in Nashville, two singer-songwriters, Priscilla Renea and Jillian Jacqueline, were working through a song idea, trading suggestions for lyrics and melody on the theme of resurrection."When you least expect it.," Jacqueline started off. "Resurrection!" says Renea with a flourish. Shortly after, Mary J. Blige walked ...

Burns caps late rally, Sharks beat Predators 5-4

Hockey 10/23/18, 23:44

Brent Burns scored with 2:52 remaining to cap a rally from a late two-goal deficit, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Tuesday night.The Sharks cooled off the NHL's hottest team, ending the Predators' five-game winning streak.Burns' one-timer from the left faceoff circle beat Juuse Saros ...

Coach lightens Preds’ mood, wears bull’s head for road wins

Hockey 10/22/18, 22:09

Nashville coach Peter Laviolette pulled out a bull's head to lighten the grind of the 82-game NHL regular season and challenge the Predators to get a couple of road wins.Win both games in western Canada, and Laviolette would put on the bull's head while talking to reporters.The Predators won both ...

Vrabel, Titans working to fix issues before breaking for bye

Football 10/22/18, 22:05

The Tennessee Titans will not be escaping quickly now that they're back from London and mired in a three-game skid.First-year head coach Mike Vrabel wants to look closely at what the Titans (3-4) must fix to snap that skid that cost them the lead in the AFC South for a ...

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame

Entertainment 10/21/18, 22:21

Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs, singer Dottie West and fiddler Johnny Gimble are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.The three artists were inducted Sunday at the Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, in a ceremony featuring performances from Garth Brooks, Chris Stapleton, Connie ...

Tauren Wells wins 4, including new artist, at Dove Awards

Entertainment 10/16/18, 22:02

Christian artist Tauren Wells won four awards including new artist and contemporary Christian artist of the year at the Gospel Music Association's 49th annual Dove Awards.Wells, who was the former lead singer for Christian rock group Royal Tailor, performed "Known" from his solo debut album, "Hills and Valleys," during Thursday's ...

Tough-as-nails rocker Elle King learns to love herself

Entertainment 10/16/18, 11:36

A few weeks ago, Elle King was in a rehearsal hall in Nashville, Tennessee, going over guitar licks from a new song with her band mates who were all wearing matching jackets that read "Brethren" on the back. The musicians were trying to get a handle on the new material ...

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