Predators' Viktor Arvidsson good to goal — twice — against Islanders

Paul Skrbina Nashville Tennessean USA TODAY NETWORK – TENNESSEE Published 11:28 AM EDT Oct 8, 2018 NEW YORK — If NHL rules permitted, Viktor Arvidsson would have been credited with an assist on his first-period goal Saturday night. The Predators forward backhanded a pass through his legs, to himself, leaving Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock on his …

Tabernacle Choir drops 'Mormon' from name, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter

Brady McCombs The Associated Press Published 2:23 PM EDT Oct 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The well-known Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move showing the faith’s new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for generations by church …

Brett Kavanaugh vote: Phil Bredesen says he supports Supreme Court nominee

Joel Ebert Nashville Tennessean Published 12:23 PM EDT Oct 5, 2018 After months of avoiding answering whether he would vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Phil Bredesen bucked his party Friday, saying in a statement he supports the judge’s confirmation moments before a key vote in the upper chamber …

What we know so far: The manhunt for Kirby Gene Wallace, suspect in deadly

Natalie Neysa Alund Nashville Tennessean Published 5:40 PM EDT Oct 1, 2018 A manhunt is underway for a suspect who local and state law enforcement authorities say killed two people and seriously injured a third during crimes at two separate Middle Tennessee homes.  Here’s what we know so far: Who they’re looking for Officials are searching for 53-year-old murder suspect …

MTSU 25, FAU 24: 5 things we learned as Blue Raiders go for two, beat Lane Kiffin

Luis Torres Murfreesboro Daily News Journal Published 12:05 AM EDT Sep 30, 2018 Middle Tennessee defeated Florida Atlantic 25-24 after converting a two-point conversion with 38 seconds left.  MTSU (2-2, 1-0 Conference USA) now has a leg up in conference play.  Here are five things we learned: MTSU goes for two It was a big …

Vanderbilt beats Tennessee State football 31-27: 5 things we learned

Adam Sparks Nashville Tennessean Published 9:20 PM EDT Sep 29, 2018 Vanderbilt avoided an upset, winning 31-27 over crosstown FCS foe Tennessee State on Saturday. The Commodores trailed 13-10 at halftime and 27-24 midway through the fourth quarter before rallying with Kyle Shurmur’s 68-yard touchdown pass to Kalija Lipscomb and finishing it off with a fourth-down stop …