NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jake Locker will get his first start of the preseason on Friday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak made the announcement after Monday's practice that the 2011 first-round pick would start after Matt Hasselbeck started Saturday night's 27-17 loss in Seattle.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Improving a running game that ranked 116th in the country last season as been one of the main priorities for Tennessee this offseason. So far there have been some hopeful signs during preseason practice for the Volunteers. Coach Derek Dooley says the Vols did a good job and met all of their goals running the ball in Saturday's scrimmage.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association board will continue to hold its state basketball tournaments and the Spring Fling championships in Rutherford County for five more years. Spring Fling is held at locations across the county and the state basketball playoffs are at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
ATLANTA (AP) — Eric Stults combined with two relievers on a five-hitter, Chase Headley homered and drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Monday night. Stults gave up five hits and one run in 7 2-3 innings.
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