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Fiala, Arvidsson score 2 each as Predators beat Penguins 5-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala and Viktor Arvidsson scored two goals each to lead the injiury-riddled Nashville Predators to a 5-1 victory over the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

Calle Jarnkrok also scored and P.K. Subban and Filip Forsberg each added two assists for Nashville. Juuse Saros had 34 shots for his first NHL victory as the Predators snapped a three-game skid.

Panik gets hat trick to lead Blackhawks past Predators, 5-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Richard Panik scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick, Scott Darling was sharp in making 33 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks earned their first victory of the season, 5-3 over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ed Temple, the former Tennessee State track and field coach who led the U.S. women's team to 15 Olympic gold medals and helped break down racial and gender barriers in the sport, died Thursday night. He was 89.

Temple's daughter, Edwina, told Tennessee State officials that her father died after a lengthy illness. He celebrated his birthday Tuesday.

Temple coached the women's track team at Tennessee State, formerly Tennessee A&I, from 1953 to 1994. He was head coach of the U.S. Olympics women's teams in 1960 and 1964 and assistant coach in 1980.

MTSU hoping to bounce back from loss to Vandy

Sep 15, 2016

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (TYLER LAMB)  --  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are traveling to Ohio this weekend to face off against Bowling Green after a disappointing loss to Vanderbilt.

In last week's game against Vandy, star quarterback Brent Stockstill threw for a career-high 399 yards and his go to wide receiver Richie James hauled in a school-record 14 catches.

However, the team made costly mistakes which led to them falling 47-24 to the Vanderbilt Commodores.

Webb runs for 211, Vanderbilt beats Middle Tennessee 47-24

Sep 11, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Webb ran for a career-high 211 yards and two touchdowns as the Vanderbilt Commodores beat Middle Tennessee 47-24 Saturday in a game delayed an hour, 44 minutes by a weather delay.

Vanderbilt (1-1) took control with a 28-point second quarter after trailing 10-5 at the end of the first, the final two TDs coming after the storm. Middle Tennessee blocked a field goal on the first play after resuming the game, setting up Brent Stockstill's 5-yard TD pass to Ty Lee to pull within 19-17.