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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs Baseball opens season looking to bounce back from an up-and-down 2018

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team opens it 2019 regular season this coming weekend at Raymond C. Hand Park looking to return to the top of the Ohio Valley Conference standings after an up-and-down 2018 campaign.

The Govs are coming off a respectable 30-27 season a year ago — included a 17-13 mark in OVC play – but it was also a season that saw a team that had wins versus the likes of Illinois, Kansas State and Top-five nationally ranked Clemson also have a seven-game losing streak to end the season.

Austin Peay Baseball kicks off the 2019 Season playing the Kentucky Wildcats at Raymond C. Hand Park Friday, February 15th.

Austin Peay Baseball kicks off the 2019 Season playing the Kentucky Wildcats at Raymond C. Hand Park Friday, February 15th.

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#1 Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#1 Tennessee Vols (20-1 | 8-0 SEC) vs. Missouri (11-9 | 2-6 SEC)

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 | 8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 1 Tennessee Vols Basketball returns home Tuesday night for the first matchup of a three-game homestand, hosting the Missouri Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The game will tip at 8:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN2 and can also be viewed online through WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

The Vols (20-1, 8-0 SEC) are coming off two road wins at South Carolina and Texas A&M, giving Tennessee its longest winning streak in program history at 16 straight victories.

Tennessee Men's Basketball hosts Missouri Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball hosts Missouri Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Nashville Predators win overtime thriller against the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3

 

Nashville PredatorsChicago, IL – The Nashville Predators almost let this one slip away tonight in Chicago, but Filip Forsberg saved the day with his overtime winner to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3.

Nashville had led the entire game and looked poised to win the game when Artem Anisimov sent the game to overtime with the goal at 17:39 of the third period.

Pekka Rinne was superb in net, as always, keeping the Predators in the game, stopping 34 of 37 shots on goal.  The Predators had 31 shots on goal on the night.

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) makes a save on Chicago Blackhawks center David Kampf (64) during the first period at United Center. (David Banks-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) makes a save on Chicago Blackhawks center David Kampf (64) during the first period at United Center. (David Banks-USA TODAY Sports)

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AAA says 2019 Rings in Cheapest New Year Gas Prices Since 2016

 

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AAATampa, FL – The New Year has ushered in the cheapest national gas price average in three years. To boot, at $2.25 today’s national average is even one cent cheaper than on January 1st, 2019 and trends indicate that pump prices will likely remain cheap for at least the first half of the month.

Today, 29 state gas price averages are at or below the national average of $2.25 with Missouri touting the cheapest at $1.83. Hawaii ($3.34) carries the most expensive average.

AAA expects prices to remain the same despite OPEC production cuts. (AAA)

AAA expects prices to remain the same despite OPEC production cuts. (AAA)

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#10 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball host Murray State Racers, Friday

 

#10 Tennessee Lady Vols (9-1) vs. Murray State (4-6)

Friday, December 28th,2018 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 10/10 Tennessee (9-1) is in the midst of a four-game home stand, as Murray State (4-6) comes to town for a Friday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT, with the game available on SECN+ and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

This marks the return to the hardwood for both squads after they last played on December 21st before going on holiday break. The Lady Vols return to The Summitt after defeating in-state foe East Tennessee State, 80-61, last Friday night in Knoxville.

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Nashville Predators fall to the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1

 

Nashville PredatorsChicago, IL – The Nashville Predators are having a real hard time winning games on the road.  Tonight, the second game of a back-to-back series saw the Predators fall to the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1.

Nashville is still without the services of Filip Forsberg, P.K Subban, and Viktor Arvidsson due to injuries, and their absence is starting to show.  The Predators are in the midst of an intense road trip this week with visits to Philadelphia and Boston on the schedule. 

Things looked good early as Kevin Fiala put Nashville on the scoreboard first with his wrist shot that beat Chicago goalie Cam Ward top shelf and the Predators took a 1-0 lead at 19:27 of the opening frame.

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Cam Ward (30) defends against Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala (22) and Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) during the first period at the United Center. (Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports)

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Cam Ward (30) defends against Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala (22) and Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) during the first period at the United Center. (Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports)

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#7 Tennessee Vols travel to #1 Gonzaga for Sunday matchup

 

#7 Tennessee Vols (6-1) at #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (9-0)

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 | 2:05pm CT
Phoenix, AZ | Talking Stick Resort Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsPhoenix, AZ – For the second time this season, the Tennessee Vols will take on a top-5 opponent on a neutral floor Sunday, as they play top-ranked Gonzaga in the Jerry Colangelo Classic at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.

The game will tip at 2:00pm CT, and ESPN will carry the broadcast the top-10 matchup, which can also be streamed online through WatchESPN. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball travels to Phoenix Arizona Sunday to take on Gonzaga in a 2:05pm CT matchup. (UT Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA says National Gas Price Average is Cheaper than One Year Ago for First Time in 18 Months

 

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AAATampa, FL – On the week, motorists in 32 states are paying less to fill up compared to a year ago. As the national gas price average drops to $2.46 it sets a new low price for the year and is cheaper than a year ago by two cents.

The last time the daily national gas price average was cheaper year-over-year was 18 months ago on July 6th, 2017 when gas prices were $2.24 (versus $2.26 on July 6th, 2016).

Prices at the Pump continue to fall across the United States. (AAA)

Prices at the Pump continue to fall across the United States. (AAA)

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AAA reports National Gas Price Average Dropping Toward Lowest of the Year

 

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AAATampa, FL – On the week, the national gas price average has dropped seven cents to land at $2.56. As pump prices steadily decline, they are headed toward some of the cheapest gas prices in 2018. The national average was lowest in January at $2.49 while May brought the most expensive price of $2.97.

“Trends are indicating that the month of December may bring some of the cheapest gas prices of the year,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.

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Tennessee Vols finish regular season at Vanderbilt Commodores, Saturday

 

Tennessee Vols (5-6 | 2-5 SEC) at Vanderbilt Commodores (5-6 | 2-5 SEC)

Saturday, November 24th, 2018 | 3:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Vanderbilt Stadium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Vols Football team wraps up its regular-season schedule on Saturday with an in-state showdown at SEC East rival Vanderbilt in what will be a battle for bowl eligibility.

Kickoff for Saturday’s game at Vanderbilt Stadium is set for 3:00pm CT on the SEC Network. The game can also be streamed live on WatchESPN.com or on your phone, tablet and other electronic devices via the ESPN app. Dave Neal (play-by-play) and D.J. Shockley (analyst) will have the call with Dawn Davenport reporting from the sidelines.

Tennessee Vols Football takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Saturday. Kick off is at 3:00pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Saturday. Kick off is at 3:00pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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