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Nashville Predators defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2

 

Nashville PredatorsChicago, IL – The Nashville Predators got a breakthrough win tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks, 5-2.  It was the first win for new head coach John Hynes.

The highlight of the night came in the final seconds of the game when Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne scored his first EVER goal from his own net. 

The Predators started strong against Chicago, dominating the first period and taking a 3-0 lead after the opening frame.  Goals from Viktor Arvidsson at 3:16, Colin Blackwell at 8:22, and Matt Duchene at 16:55 proved to be a dominating period.

Nashville Predators defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2. (Michael Strasinger)

Nashville Predators defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2. (Michael Strasinger)

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APSU Football’s Kordell Jackson gets sixth-place finish in Buchanan Award voting, highest ever by a Gov

 

APSU FootballChicago, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football junior defensive back Kordell Jackson finished sixth in the voting for the 2019 STATS Buck Buchanan Award, given annually to the nation’s top defensive player.

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Four Gangster Disciples sentenced for Murders, Shootings, Drug Trafficking in Clarksville

 

U.S. District Court of Tennessee

Nashville, TN –  Following a seven-week jury trial in U.S. District Court earlier this year, a federal jury convicted five members of the Gangster Disciples of multiple counts relating to a racketeering conspiracy and a drug distribution conspiracy, which plagued the Clarksville, Tennessee area with violence and murders for more than a decade, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

Marcus Termaine Darden, aka, “Tuff,” 41, and Elance Justin Lucas, aka, “Mac Luke,” 30, both of Guthrie, Kentucky; Derrick Lamar Kilgore, aka, “Smut,” 35, and DeCarlos Titington, aka, “Los,” 44, both of Clarksville, Tennessee, were convicted at trial.

(L to R) Marcus Termaine Darden, Elance Justin Lucas, Derrick Lamar Kilgore, and DeCarlos Titington.

(L to R) Marcus Termaine Darden, Elance Justin Lucas, Derrick Lamar Kilgore, and DeCarlos Titington.

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APSU Football’s Mark Hudspeth, Kordell Jackson finalists for FCS National Honors

 

APSU FootballChicago, IL – Junior cornerback Kordell Jackson and Austin Peay State University (APSU) head football coach Mark Hudspeth are finalists for two of STATS FCS legacy awards, honoring national players and coach of the year in college football’s Division I subdivision.

Austin Peay State University Football head coach Mark Hudspeth finalist for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football head coach Mark Hudspeth finalist for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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American Heart Association says New Market Research showcases need for re-training Health Care Workforce on Blood Pressure Measurement

 

American Heart AssociationChicago, IL – With nearly half of U.S. adults living with high blood pressure, today, the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Heart Association (AHA) announced new survey results emphasizing the need for health care professionals to receive consistent and frequent re-training in measuring blood pressure (BP).

About half of health care providers surveyed said they haven’t had re-training in blood pressure measurement after leaving professional school. (American Heart Association)

About half of health care providers surveyed said they haven’t had re-training in blood pressure measurement after leaving professional school. (American Heart Association)

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Tennessee Titans take on Chicago Bears

 

Tennessee Titans (1-2) vs. Chicago Bears (1-2)

Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 7:00pm CDT
Chicago, IL | Soldier Field | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) plan their final preseason game this week with a trip to the Chicago Bears (1-2). Kickoff at Soldier Field (capacity 61,500) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 29th.

The contest with the Bears is the Titans’ fourth and final preseason contest before kicking off the regular season. They open against the Browns in Cleveland on September 8th.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU, Montgomery County work together to keep juveniles out of court, on campus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Jaclyn Lyons grew up in Chicago, in a neighborhood so rough that most of her childhood friends ended up in prison, addicted to drugs or the victims of violence. In 2009, Lyons joined the U.S. Army to escape that bleak environment, but she never forgot the young faces of her friends from those years before they lost hope.

Dr. Jeff Thompson and Jaclyn Lyons talk to the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

Dr. Jeff Thompson and Jaclyn Lyons talk to the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees. (APSU)

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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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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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American Heart Association reports Dangerous Blood Pressure Spikes among Blacks happen five times more often than average

 

American Heart Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationChicago, IL – Black adults experience dangerous spikes in high blood pressure, called a hypertensive crisis, at a rate that is five times the national average, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions, an annual conference focused on recent advances in hypertension research.

Blacks with high blood pressure experience hypertensive crisis, a life-threatening condition where blood pressure surges severely and quickly, at a rate five times the national average. (American Heart Association)

Blacks with high blood pressure experience hypertensive crisis, a life-threatening condition where blood pressure surges severely and quickly, at a rate five times the national average. (American Heart Association)

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