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January 14, 2019 4:30 PM VW CEO says hopes U.S. investments help avoid tariffs against EU

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess said an $800 million investment to build a new electric car in Chattanooga, Tennessee should help ease tensions with United States President Donald Trump. “We hope that with the investment in Chattanooga we could make a contribution, step forward, to avoid tariffs between Europe 159

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 130

January 2, 2019 6:56 PM Woman catches 'monster' 88-pound catfish on Kentucky Lake, says it's a 'personal best'

A Tennesee woman had a lot to celebrate before the New Year after she reeled in an 88-pound catfish on Kentucky Lake. Paula Cathey Smith of Waverly, Tenn., was pictured hugging the giant blue catfish she caught on Sunday in a photo shared by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. “River Monster! Paula Cathey Smith shows us you can catch fish in the winter 116

December 26, 2018 11:46 PM Trumaine Johnson sidelined for practice due to 'in-house matter'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson, the high-priced free agent whose disappointing season hit bottom last week with a costly penalty in an overtime loss, was benched for practice Wednesday due to an apparent disciplinary matter. Coach Todd Bowles refused to give details, calling it "an in-house matter that we're dealing with." He declined 92

December 26, 2018 11:23 PM Steelers forced to root for Baker Mayfield and fierce rival Browns

PITTSBURGH -- In the uncomfortable position of needing help to make the playoffs, the Steelers are sending good vibes the Cleveland Browns' way. The Steelers can clinch the AFC North with a win Sunday over the Cincinnati Bengals coupled with a Cleveland Browns win over the Baltimore Ravens. "Pray for Cleveland. Pray for the Browns," said safety Sean Davis 97

December 26, 2018 9:33 PM Titans' Mariota misses practice, 'fighting' to play finale

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota missed Wednesday’s practice and is day-to-day ahead of a crucial Sunday night finale against the Indianapolis Colts. On his weekly radio appearance on 104.5 FM’s Wake-Up Zone, Mariota vowed he is doing “everything in my power” to be on the field. “I am doing my best, (trying) to get back,” Mariota said. “That’s 128

December 23, 2018 1:48 AM Titans quarterback Mariota departs game with stinger

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was knocked out of Saturday’s contest against the Washington Redskins due to a stinger, the team announced. Mariota was injured late in the second quarter when he landed on his right elbow while being sacked by Washington defensive tackle Jonathan Allen. Mariota discussed the situation with the training staff 137

December 23, 2018 12:17 AM Marcus Mariota replaced by Blaine Gabbert after leaving with stinger

Backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert replaced Mariota before halftime and finished the game 7-of-11 passing for 101 yards and a touchdown. "It was huge," Titans coach Mike Vrabel said of Gabbert's effort. "That's why he's here. That's his job is to be ready to go, to prepare like a starter -- and then if his opportunity comes, to come in and make the most of it. Really 94

December 22, 2018 5:02 PM Texans rule out RB Lamar Miller for Eagles matchup

Miller, wide receiver Keke Coutee and nose tackle Brandon Dunn did not travel with the team to Philadelphia, the Texans announced. The Texans' leading rusher, Miller injured his ankle in the first quarter of last Saturday's win over the New York Jets. He left the game for good in the second quarter, finishing with 8 yards on three carries. Coutee hasn't 89

December 18, 2018 5:03 PM Tennessee dad faces fatal, untreatable illness as family hopes for cure

Tony Gibson, a 32-year-old welder and ironworker, initially showed symptoms of confusion and forgetfulness earlier this year. (iStock) A Tennessee father who was given a year to live after being diagnosed with an extremely rare degenerative illness now requires 24-hour care at a nursing facility as his family hopes for a cure for the currently untreatable 124