NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Saving Ryan Tannehill from the Las Vegas Raiders' pass rush led by five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Chandler Jones seemed a difficult task for the Tennessee Titans.
Turns out Tannehill was sacked only once in Tennessee's 24-22 win Sunday over the Raiders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans finally have their first victory this season.
Better yet? They think they found the winning recipe for many more.
Ryan Tannehill threw for 264 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score and the Tennessee Titans never trailed Sunday, holding off the Las Vegas Raiders 24-22 for their first victory this season.
Tennessee and North Carolina State broke into the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, and Florida State is back in the rankings for the first time in four years.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For Middle Tennessee State, big plays brought the biggest win in program history.
And for Miami, there are big problems.
Chase Cunningham passed for 408 yards and three touchdowns, including a 98-yarder to DJ England-Chisholm, and Middle Tennessee State stunned No.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Despite an upper-body injury and the absence of his favorite target, Hendon Hooker was at his best Saturday night.
The Tennessee quarterback threw for 349 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 112 yards and a score to lead the No.
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Saylors scored three touchdowns, East Tennessee State rolled up 297 yards on the ground and the Buccaneers routed Robert Morris 45-3 on Saturday.
The Buccaneers (2-2) scored 42 points in the first half and piled up 307 total yards, 451 for the game.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans placed three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan on injured reserve Saturday after he hurt his right knee for the second time in three seasons.
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say they have found a man they believe fled the scene after hitting a police officer with a car and driving over him, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will start Dennis Daley at left tackle Sunday against the Las Vegas Raiders with three-time Pro Bowler Taylor Lewan ruled out.
The Titans (0-2) also will be without starting outside linebacker Bud Dupree (hip), outside linebacker Ola Adeniyi and cornerback Ugo Amadi (ankle).
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and Las Vegas Raiders are in an NFL group no team ever wants to be mired in: 0-2 and stuck at the bottom of their divisions.
TENNESSEE (0-2) at LAS VEGAS (0-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX
OPENING LINE: Raiders by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — After finishing his first practice for the Los Angeles Rams, edge rusher Takkarist McKinley understood a chance like this doesn’t come around very often.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Building construction has begun at the future site of a factory where Ford and a South Korean company have joined forces to build electric trucks and batteries in rural west Tennessee, officials said Friday.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper and a man who fled from a traffic stop were wounded in an exchange of gunfire, officials said.
Both were hospitalized after the shooting late Thursday along Interstate 24 in Coffee County, which is about midway between Nashville and Chattanooga, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Jayon Brown is looking forward to his return to Nashville, where he spent the first five years of his career with the Tennessee Titans.
Playing against former teammate Derrick Henry — that’s another story.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced the creation of a new state park on Thursday.
The Savage Gulf State Park in Grundy and Sequatchie counties will be carved from the 19,000-acre Savage Gulf State Natural Area.
More than 150 years ago, a prison complex known as the Lone Rock stockade operated at one of the biggest coal mines in Tennessee.
It was powered largely by African American men who had been arrested for minor offenses — like stealing a hog — if they committed any crime at all.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ FedEx Corp. (FDX) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $875 million.
On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of $3.33.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An employee of the Kroger supermarket chain who was wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee store a year ago has sued the company, claiming it failed to protect employees from the fired contractor who killed one person and hurt 14 others.
No. 20 Florida (2-1, 0-1 SEC) at No. 11 Tennessee (3-0, 0-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS)
Line: Tennessee by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Middle Tennessee State (2-1) at No. 25 Miami (2-1), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT (ACC Network)
LINE: Miami by 25.5, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Van Dyke was frustrated after Miami’s loss to Texas A&M last weekend, understandably so after the Hurricanes managed just three field goals.
ONEIDA, Tenn. (AP) — Back country permits and free camping are being offered in celebration of National Public Lands Day at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Tennessee and Kentucky.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Josh Heupel learned quickly just what playing Florida really means to Tennessee.
“Probably 30 seconds after I arrived on campus,” the second-year Tennessee coach said.
Things to watch in Week 4 of the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 20 Florida (2-1, 0-1 SEC) at No.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan did not practice Wednesday as the Tennessee Titans went through a walk-through session.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have played two fantastic halves of football.
They just haven’t been able to put together four good quarters in the same game.
Following their 24-19 loss at Los Angeles, in which they outscored the Chargers 16-7 in the second half, the Raiders squandered a 20-0 halftime lead and lost to Arizona 29-23 in overtime this past Sunday.
If you want to break through at the top level of college football, it's essential to have skilled players, an established culture and time to get both.
Still, year after year, fans, boosters and administrators expect their team to celebrate a title, no matter how young the program is — even in the rugged Southeastern Conference.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for an investigation into a pediatric transgender health clinic after videos surfaced on social media of a doctor touting that gender-affirming procedures are “huge money makers” for hospitals and a staffer saying anyone with a religious objection should quit.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL suspended Buffalo Bills backup offensive lineman Bobby Hart for one game on Tuesday, a day after he took a swing at a Titans player and instead struck a Tennessee coach in the head following a 41-7 win.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — One of the remarkable things about the Buffalo Bills starting the season at 2-0 is the manner in how they’ve steamrolled opponents while missing several key players in addition to the lopsided margins of victory.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel has two-time NFL rushing champ Derrick Henry, and the reigning AP NFL Coach of the Year is doubling down.
Yes, despite the Titans' first 0-2 start in a decade and coming off the ugliest loss of his tenure in a 41-7 loss to Buffalo on Monday night.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man and his 3-year-old grandson have died in a house fire, officials said.
The Knoxville Fire Department responded early Monday to a blaze with two people trapped inside, news outlets reported, citing a statement from Assistant Chief Mark Wilbanks.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are 0-2 for the first time in a decade, and reeling from their most lopsided loss in five seasons under coach Mike Vrabel.
Something needs to change for a team that had the best record in the AFC last year.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — If the Buffalo Bills are making some sort of loud statement by opening their season with consecutive routs, quarterback Josh Allen isn’t about to raise his voice.
As he did following a 31-10 win over the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams, Allen dismissed questions about the message the Bills sent by throttling the Tennessee Titans 41-7 in Buffalo's home opener on Monday night.
The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Supporters of expanding school vouchers in Tennessee argued Monday that the program does not take away from families who want their children to remain in public schools as they once again asked a state court to dismiss the ongoing lawsuit challenging the statute's legality.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A cookie shop where rapper Young Dolph was fatally shot in a daylight ambush 10 months ago has reopened in Memphis, Tennessee.
Makeda's Homemade Cookies welcomed customers Saturday for the first time since Young Dolph, 36, was killed Nov.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ AutoZone Inc. (AZO) on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $810 million.
The Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of $40.51 per share.
Tennessee defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons practiced regularly against left guard Rodger Saffold since the Titans drafted him in 2019.
Now Simmons gets his first chance at Saffold able to go full speed Monday night when the Titans visit Buffalo with Saffold in his first season with the Bills.
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Indiana mother accused of having abandoned her 5-year-old autistic son on an Ohio street earlier this year has pleaded guilty to child endangerment.
Heather Adkins, 33, of Shelbyville entered the plea last week in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court and is scheduled for sentencing Sept.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Hiers threw four touchdown passes, the last a go-ahead score with 25 seconds remaining, and Samford defeated Tennessee Tech 33-28 on Saturday.
Hiers hit Chandler Smith on a 26-yard scoring play to cap an 11-play, 75-yard drive.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — What Jalin Hyatt did Saturday night was a long time coming.
Hyatt caught five passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 15 Tennessee to a 63-6 victory over Akron.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Huff threw two touchdown passes to lead Furman to a 27-14 victory over East Tennessee State on Saturday night.
Ian Williams kicked two field goals and Huff hooked up with Wayne Anderson Jr.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Frank Peasant and Chase Cunningham each accounted for three touchdowns and Middle Tennessee rolled to a 49-6 rout of Tennessee State on Saturday night.
Peasant scored twice from short yardage in the first half and broke loose for an 85-yard touchdown run a minute into the second.
TENNESSEE (0-1) at BUFFALO (1-0)
Monday, 7:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN
OPENING LINE: Bills by 9 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans ruled starting cornerback Kristian Fulton and running back Dontrell Hilliard out for Monday night’s game in Buffalo because of hamstring injuries.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The police officers who fatally shot a Tennessee man who was walking on an interstate will not face criminal charges, a district attorney announced Friday.
The decision comes as a lawsuit was filed this week alleging that law enforcement used excessive force and should be liable for the death of Landon Eastep in Nashville.