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Titans respect but don't fear the Patriots

Published Jan. 10 2018

Standing in front of his locker at the Tennessee Titans' headquarters Tuesday afternoon, outside linebacker Derrick Morgan said he understood...

Arvidsson powers Predators past Oilers 2-1

Published Jan. 9 2018

Viktor Arvidsson had a goal and an assist, helping the Nashville Predators top the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Atlanta Falcons' experience pays off

Published Jan. 8 2018

The Atlanta Falcons know they must win three consecutive road games to have a chance at Super Bowl redemption.


Tennessee Titans owner shows support for coach Mike Mularkey

Published Jan. 8 2018

Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk shot down speculation Mike Mularkey's job is at risk, saying the team's head coach...

Brees, defensive stand, help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26

Published Jan. 7 2018

Drew Brees passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints held off Carolina's late comeback bid...

Jaguars defense shines in ugly, 10-3 victory against Bills

Published Jan. 7 2018

All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey wasted little time turning his attention to Jacksonville's next playoff game.

Austin Watson's 2 goals key Predators' 4-3 win over LA Kings

Published Jan. 7 2018

Austin Watson scored two goals, P.K. Subban added two assists and the Nashville Predators sent the Los Angeles Kings to...

Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

Published Jan. 6 2018

Marcus Mariota did everything to help the Titans advance in the playoffs, throwing two touchdown passes, running for crucial first...

Boxer Ryan Martin looks to build on 2017 success in 2018

Published Jan. 6 2018

The year 2017 was a very good one for Ryan Martin.

Chiefs, Titans meet to end years of postseason futility

Published Jan. 5 2018

Chiefs linebacker Reggie Ragland was in swaddling blankets the previous time Kansas City won a home playoff game.

Wiedmer: Even in the postseason, Falcons' Julio Jones can't escape Bama roots

Published Jan. 4 2018

In a few minutes Julio Jones would have to begin discussing his day job, the one that pays him more...

Predators' Filip Forsberg out 4 to 6 weeks with upper-body injury

Published Jan. 3 2018

Nashville Predators forward and leading scorer Filip Forsberg will miss four to six weeks with an upper-body injury.


Booker, Chriss lead late rally to boost Suns past Hawks

Published Jan. 2 2018

Devin Booker sank three free throws to put Phoenix ahead with 12.3 seconds to play, Marquese Chriss blocked Taurean Prince's...

Happy to be in playoffs, Titans ready to show they belong

Published Jan. 1 2018

The Tennessee Titans finally making the playoffs left Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey speechless.

Falcons clinch playoff spot, beat Panthers on Bryant's 5 FGs

Published Dec. 31 2017

The Atlanta Falcons have no complaints about a short practice week and a long road trip as their reward for...

Juuse Saros' 29 saves lead Predators over Wild 3-0

Published Dec. 30 2017

Juuse Saros made 29 saves for his second shutout this season, P.K. Subban scored his ninth goal and the Nashville...

Predators place Filip Forsberg on IR with upper-body injury

Published Dec. 30 2017

Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury the team announced Saturday...

Mikael Granlund's second 3-goal game leads Wild past Predators 4-2

Published Dec. 30 2017

As the Minnesota Wild swarmed Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne early, Mikael Granlund was at the center of the action.

Evans 32 points lead Grizzlies past Lakers, 109-99

Published Dec. 28 2017

Tyreke Evans scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat Los Angeles 109-99 on Wednesday night, handing the Lakers their...

Jarnkrok scores, Rinne shines as Predators beat Blues 2-1

Published Dec. 28 2017

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne loves playing against the St. Louis Blues.

Schroder, Ilyasova help Hawks get consecutive wins

Published Dec. 28 2017

Dennis Schroder was excited about the consecutive wins for the Atlanta Hawks.


Astros star Jose Altuve named AP Male Athlete of the Year

Published Dec. 28 2017

Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers...

Wiedmer: Titans, Falcons are in if they win, but will they?

Published Dec. 27 2017

It's so simple, this formula that both the Atlanta Falcons and Tennessee Titans must follow on New Year's Eve to...