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1. Titans force 4 turnovers by Winston, hold off Tampa Bay -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are very happy their stingy defense came up with four turnovers and another late-game stop.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers leave town ticked off over an inadvertent whistle that cost them a fumble return after stopping Tennessee's fake punt in the final minutes.

2. Massive American Dream mall to open but will shoppers come? -

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — More than two decades ago when a mega entertainment and shopping complex was being conceived on a vast swath of swamp land in New Jersey, the iPhone didn't exist, Amazon was only selling books online and malls were where you went for all your shopping needs.

3. Google touts quantum computing milestone -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.

4. Holding employees tough with Amazon looming -

Amazon created much excitement when it announced its plan to sink $250 million into Nashville with a new operations site in the Nashville Yards downtown.

State and company officials announced a projected 5,000 corporate management positions and IT-focused jobs with an average salary of $150,000.

5. Minshew, defense shine as Jaguars thump Titans 20-7 -

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum.

Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars handled the Tennessee Titans 20-7 in sloppy conditions Thursday night.

6. Vols set priorities for season, making a bowl, beating Vandy -

Reaching a bowl game and beating Vanderbilt used to be foregone conclusions for the Tennessee football team.

They have now become benchmarks of progress.

Expectations have changed around Knoxville with the program in the process of a major rebuild. The Vols finished 5-7 last season, including a second straight last-place finish in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division.

7. XOi adds $11M in Series C financing -

XOi Technologies, a Nashville-field service communication solutions company, has announced the completion of its Series C financing round.

The $11-million round was led by PeakSpan Capital with participation by Grotech Ventures, as well as Series B investors, Vocap Investment Partners and Nashville Capital Network.

8. UN climate report: Change land use to avoid a hungry future -

GENEVA (AP) — Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United Nations scientific report says. That creates a vicious cycle which is already making food more expensive, scarcer and less nutritious.

9. Vanderbilt rides Rocker, Scott to 6-3 CWS win over Bulldogs -

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After being constantly reminded for more than a week about his no-hitter in the NCAA super regionals, Kumar Rocker found himself on the mound for the first time on a bigger stage at the College World Series.

10. FSU's Martin back to CWS; Michigan in 1st time since 1984 -

Florida State coach Mike Martin, the all-time wins leader in all NCAA sports, will get one more shot at winning his first national championship before he retires.

11. Vanderbilt advances to College World Series, routs Duke 13-2 -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores finally are headed back to Omaha and the College World Series for the first time since stringing together a national title in 2014 and a runners-up finish in 2015.

12. Vanderbilt leads stacked field at SEC Tournament -

Vanderbilt's blazing second half of the season has turned the Commodores into one of the favorites to win the Southeastern Conference tournament this week in Hoover, Alabama.

The Commodores (45-10, 23-7 SEC) won their first regular-season league title since 2013 by winning 14 of their final 15 league games, dominating foes with a powerful offense that paired well with solid pitching and defense. Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Georgia and Mississippi State are the top four seeds in the tournament.

13. TN facing longterm shortage of health care workers -

Samantha Rooks, a registered respiratory therapist at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, says she always wanted to work in health care, though no one in her family had ever chosen that path. She loves what she does, she adds, and has been at Vanderbilt for nearly 20 years, working exclusively with children.

14. AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade theories don't hold water -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast a fog of misinformation over the U.S. trade dispute with China, floating inaccurate numbers and skewed economic theories as big tariffs kicked in on Chinese goods.

15. Americans' energy use surges despite climate change concern -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.

16. Do James Beard Awards still matter? Should they? -

On May 6, the top toques of American dining will gather in Chicago for a celebration of all things food, drink and hospitality at the annual paean to cookery called the James Beard Foundation Awards.

17. Shurmur needs a team, Giants need a QB -

There’s a tantalizing bit of drama that could play out on the final day of the April 25-27 NFL Draft in downtown Nashville, one possible scenario that has captivated the imagination of football fans. And, also there’s a Music City connection. More specifically, a Vanderbilt connection.

18. Trump assembling an army of operatives for re-election fight -

WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2016, President Donald Trump compared Hillary Clinton's campaign to the lumbering federal bureaucracy. Now he's building one of his own.

From an office tower across the Potomac River from Washington, from the bowels of the Republican National Committee's headquarters on Capitol Hill and from field offices across the country, Trump is assembling an army of operatives to fight for victory in what stands to be a legacy-defining political battle. Even with a sea of still-unfilled desks, his 2020 campaign is already unrecognizable from the fly-by-night operation of the last effort, when Trump won the White House despite his inexperienced campaign team.

19. Beto O'Rourke says he raised $6.1M online in 1st 24 hours -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid, the highest first-day number reported by any candidate, his campaign said Monday.

20. Vol ball: If you can’t beat ’em, outspend ’em -

There always seems to be more money in the bank account when it comes to Tennessee football.

Whether it’s hiring or firing coaches, the Vols find a way to dig deeper into their pockets to make things happen.

21. Vols’ Pruitt looks for leaders in recruiting class -

Jeremy Pruitt recruited with a purpose this year, selecting players with more knowledge of the environment and certainty of what Tennessee’s football program truly needed.

Instead of scrambling to sign recruits he didn’t know very well, Pruitt actually had time to get to know the players. Instead of juggling multiple roles on two staffs, Pruitt was able to devote all his energy to securing commitments in the stretch run.

22. Henry runs into NFL record book as Titans rout Jaguars 30-9 -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Under center at the 1-yard line, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota checked out of a quarterback sneak, and Derrick Henry did the rest — as much with his arms as his legs.

23. Events -

School Choice Festival. Metro Nashville Public Schools will host its annual School Choice Festival at the Fairgrounds. This festival allows families an opportunity to visit every Metro school in one afternoon in a central location. This free, fun filled and informative event is the first step for families to learn about educational options. Thursday,  5-7 p.m. Nashville Fairgrounds, 500 Wedgewood Ave. Information

24. Lee is now member-in-charge at Frost Brown Todd -

Frost Brown Todd has named Thomas H. Lee member-in-charge of the firm’s Nashville office. Lee succeeds Mekesha Montgomery, who led FBT’s Nashville team of attorneys for the past seven years and will now become chair of the firm’s Manufacturing Industry Team while continuing to chair the Member Personnel Committee.

25. Events -

Bass Learning Center College and Career Fair. More than 50 vendors representing various colleges, businesses and hiring agencies will be on site at Bass Learning Center, 5200 Delaware Avenue. 9 a.m.-noon. Information: www.mnps.org

26. Bradley partner receives M&A advisor award -

David W. Stempel, a partner in Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP’s Nashville office, is among the winners of the M&A Advisor’s ninth annual Emerging Leaders Awards.

The awards recognize and celebrate the achievements of young M&A, financing and turnaround professionals who have reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community.

27. Modest premium hikes as 'Obamacare' stabilizes -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts. That's the conclusion from an exclusive analysis of the besieged but resilient program, which still sparks deep divisions heading into this year's midterm elections.

28. Nashville Film Festival executive committee chosen -

The Nashville Film Festival board has announced its executive committee for the festival’s 50th anniversary year.

Jim Scherer, founder and president of artist management and music licensing company WHIZBANG, Inc., will serve as board president.

29. Next generation has your number in the NFL -

Fans often identify players by their jersey number. And likewise, many players come to identify themselves with the number on their back during their playing career.

All-time greats in a sport often have their number retired, and certain numbers seem to belong to a player many decades after his career or even his life has ended.

30. Hardaway Construction gets new owner, CEO -

Construction executive David Frazier has acquired Hardaway Construction Corporation, which has served Middle Tennessee for 95 years, and will serve as its new CEO.

Frazier, who joined Hardaway Construction in 2017 as president, has purchased the firm from the Hardaway Family nearly a century after it was founded by L. Hall Hardaway in 1924.

31. White House picnic email led to congressman's indictment -

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Rep. Chris Collins was one of the first House members to back Donald Trump for president in 2016 and quickly became a ubiquitous surrogate for the future president on cable television.

32. NRA endorses Black in Tennessee governor's race GOP primary -

NASHVILLE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Diane Black has landed the endorsement of the National Rifle Association in a crowded Republican primary field for Tennessee governor.

In a news release Thursday, the influential gun rights group's Political Victory Fund said Black is the only Tennessee gubernatorial candidate with an "A'' rating and a "perfect record" on Second Amendment issues.

33. Cumberland Consulting makes Top 100 list -

Franklin-based Cumberland Consulting Group has been named to the Healthcare Informatics 100 list for the seventh time.

The list is a compilation of the top 100 healthcare information technology companies operating in the U.S., based on health care IT revenues from the most recent fiscal year.

34. In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford -

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration.

Trump tweeted Wednesday that his advisers didn't want him to get involved in the Republican primary, thinking Rep. Mark Sanford "would easily win."

35. Super regional primer: VU, TTU 14 others vying for 8 spots in CWS -

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Super regionals are the next stop on the NCAA Tournament's road to Omaha. The eight best-of-three series starting Friday and Saturday will determine the field for the College World Series.

36. Nashville Bar Association fetes pro bono volunteers -

Chris Mayfield, assistant vice president of development for HCA Inc., has been honored as the Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year award by Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm.

37. Cullum & Maxey to join Camping World -

Camping World Holdings, Inc. has agreed to buy Cullum & Maxey Camping Center in Nashville.

Camping World is the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations.

“For over 60 years, Cullum & Maxey Camping Center has earned its customer’s business by providing quality products and service backed with a highly-experienced team and reliable RV care,” says Marcus Lemonis, chairman of Camping World. “Attention to details and has made Cullum & Maxey a leader in the RV industry and we look forward to the entire team joining our network of RV SuperCenters.”

38. HealthStream forms ‘innovative’ partnership -

HealthStream, a Nashville-based platform in healthcare for workforce development, has announced a seven-year deal with Press Ganey Associates.

The Press Ganey company is a provider of performance improvement solutions for healthcare organizations.

39. AP FACT CHECK: Climate science undercuts EPA chief's view -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is again understating the threat posed by climate change, this time by suggesting that global warming may be a good thing for humanity.

40. A look at the winners and losers of the top US races -

Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

41. Tech, housing boom creates homeless crisis on West Coast -

SEATTLE (AP) — In a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor's massive claw scooped up the refuse of the homeless - mattresses, tents, wooden frames, a wicker chair, an outdoor propane heater. Workers in masks and steel-shanked boots plucked used needles and mounds of waste from the underbrush.

42. Republicans unveil long-shot effort on health care -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of GOP senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders proposing universal government-run coverage.

43. Action on student loan forgiveness delayed as rules revised -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press.

44. More money, flexibility are tempting lures for wait staff -

Chances are if you’ve eaten out in some of Nashville’s hottest spots over the past 14 years or so, you’ve had the pleasure of being served by Kris Koon.

His first gig was at Carrabba’s, but it wasn’t long before he was working at Rumours Wine and Art Bar in the then barely burgeoning 12South neighborhood back in 2003, a job he says he is still recognized for almost daily.

45. Top Middle Tennessee residential transactions for July 2017 -

Top residential real estate sales, July 2017, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

46. US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims -

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods.

47. 2 quarterbacks seldom better than 1 -

The old adage holds that if you have two quarterbacks you really have none.

Are you listening, Butch Jones?

Jones continues to send signals that Tennessee may proceed with a plan to use both junior Quinten Dormady and redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano in the opener against Georgia Tech. If the two-quarterback system is successful, the Vols could continue to play both in subsequent games.

48. NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final -

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on their back as Stanley Cup champions kept getting bigger. Even as Columbus and Washington and Ottawa kept pushing and prodding, poking and pinching.

49. TMA honors Rosen, Lewis, Mullins -

The Tennessee Medical Association has honored three Nashvillians – Barrett “Buddy” F. Rosen, MD, with one of three 2017 Outstanding Physician Awards, Adele Lewis, MD, as one of three Distinguished Service Awards, and Regina Mullins with its Community Service Award, at the annual meeting of the TMA’s House of Delegates.

50. Does a Bare inspire in the woods? This one did -

If it wasn’t for my old friend and hero, Bobby Bare, I’d not have a column this week.

Well, maybe there’d be a column. But it wouldn’t be about the young boy in the living room of his family’s home in Germany’s Black Forest – sort of a fairy-tale setting, actually – who sat transfixed as he watched Bare’s flickering image on television. It set the course for Thomm Jutz’s life.

51. Fahner moves to Kennedy & Associates -

John Fahner, formerly a partner at Inscoe and Fahner PLLC, has joined Kennedy and Associates.

Fahner’s practice concentrates on estate planning and probate practice, as well as business law and civil litigation matters.

52. Free agent frenzy? That’s not Titans GM Robinson's style -

Upon his arrival as the Tennessee Titans’ general manager in January 2016, Jon Robinson made an immediate impact with the trade for DeMarco Murray and his wheeling/dealing approach to the draft.

53. UT fires director of football operations -

KNOXVILLE (AP) — Tennessee has fired director of football operations Chris Spognardi, who had been on paid administrative leave since August.

Athletic director Dave Hart sent a letter Dec. 12 informing Spognardi that he was being fired for "gross misconduct" and that "this decision is based on information learned by the University's Office of Audit and Compliance." The letter was obtained Tuesday through a public records request.

54. Blackburn still the favorite for UT’s AD position -

Tennessee has its search firm and its search committee is in place to find the replacement for Dave Hart as the university’s athletic director.

Hart announced last August he would retire June 30, and with Tennessee undergoing a transition in its chancellor’s position, the search for Hart’s replacement was put on the back burner.

55. Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods -

The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever.

"La La Land" has earned nods for best picture, its stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, its songs and its 32-year-old writer-director, Damien Chazelle.

56. Vast shale oil field in Texas could yield 20 billion barrels -

DALLAS (AP) — A vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said.

57. Events -

Battle of Franklin – Little Known Facts. Lunch and Learn at Tennessee State Museum, 505 Deaderick Street. Thursday, 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Museum Curator Richard White presents “Five Things You Probably Don’t Know about the Battles of Franklin, But Should.” Bring your lunch to the museum and enjoy an interesting talk while you eat.

58. Events -

League of Women Voters of Nashville Celebration of Suffrage. The League of Women Voters of Nashville, a local nonprofit organization encouraging informed and active participation of citizens in government, is hosting “Women’s Suffrage and Beyond” at the historic Hermitage Hotel on Thursday. Guest speaker David Ewing will share the story of the Hermitage Hotel and its role in the passage of the 19th Amendment. Tickets: $100 per person; $175 per couple, with proceeds going to the work of the organization. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Information: http://lwvnashville.org

59. Report: Gunmen still control metals mined for modern gadgets -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the African region in their products.

60. Nothing else counts for Jones if he can’t top Gators -

Since his arrival at Tennessee in December 2012, Butch Jones often has spoken about the importance of getting the Vols back up and running in their biggest rivalry games.

Easier said than done. Jones has yet to beat either of UT’s two biggest rivals – Florida and Alabama.

61. Top Middle Tennessee residential transactions for August 2016 -

Top residential real estate sales, August 2016, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

62. Looks like 10-2, SEC title game, Orange Bowl for UT -

Tennessee’s football team and its fans have the best of both worlds this weekend.

They get to relish in a season-opening victory Thursday night and enjoy a feast of good college football all day Saturday.

63. Matlock the ‘truth,’ ‘justice’ candidate for House speaker -

Republican state Rep. Jimmy Matlock insists his quest for the House Speaker’s post is not a challenge of Beth Harwell’s leadership.

But it’s clear he sees a need for change.

64. Bringing the mission back home -

Crunching through an almost invisible gap in the fence and onto the rutted “road” of mostly loose gravel, I’m looking forward to meeting up with the produce and life nurturer I first met in a church parking lot on the other side of this very hill.

65. Events -

BIZaroo: A festival for growing businesses. A half-day conference for small and midsized business owners, nonprofits and entrepreneurs. Thursday, 12:30-1 p.m. registration, 1-5 p.m. BIZaroo, 5-6 p.m. After-party. Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management, 401 21st Avenue South. Fees: $50 Chamber Members, $50 Future members. Registration and Information on full agenda: nashvillechamber.com

66. It’s deja vu all over again for football reenactors -

“I didn’t set out to write about the melancholy bewilderment of middle-aged men,” says Chris Bachelder of his fifth novel, “The Throwback Special.” “But that’s where I ended up.” And, IMO, he ended up with a very special book.

67. Tim Corbin: Tennessee's gold standard -

The best college coach in Tennessee takes most Saturday afternoons off in the fall. He never argues with an official in a striped shirt. He doesn’t wear a whistle at practice.

And he has suggested he might one day walk away from his ultra-secure job to coach underprivileged youth – for free.

68. Life after ‘Nashville’ for its band of others -

The cancellation of ABC’s “Nashville” has left the show’s worldwide legion of fans disappointed and angry enough to launch a social media push for another network – or online service – to pick up a fifth season of the prime time serial.

69. Not drafted? No problem. Many Vols beat the odds -

Tennessee football fans probably remember Tyler Bray throwing for 34 touchdowns and more than 3,500 yards in 2013. Or, they might remember tales of Bray throwing golf balls and beer bottles off the balcony of an apartment building near the UT campus the previous year.

70. Vanderbilt gives Vols opening for late-season run -

If the Tennessee baseball team makes a run in the SEC tournament May 24-29, it may look back to last weekend’s series against No. 4-ranked Vanderbilt as a turning point in the season.

The Vols reveled in victory at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. After losing Friday’s opener 6-0, UT beat the Commodores 2-1 Saturday and claimed the series with a 5-3 win Sunday.

71. ‘I’m the steak’ Norris carries Haslam’s agenda, except ... -

Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris refers to himself as a “meat and potatoes” legislator. The four-term Republican senator from Collierville, a self-described policy wonk, is considering a run for governor in 2018. But if the race boils down to charisma, he says the media will have to determine if he has enough to win the top office.

72. Titans must fix secondary with draft, free agents -

Last week, we examined the offensive side of the football and what needs to be fixed and/or upgraded as the Tennessee Titans to begin a climb back toward respectability – or at least being able to call themselves an NFL team with a straight face.

73. Cruz, Rubio eye NH momentum as Dems gird for long fight -

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding for a protracted slugfest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, locked in a virtual tie.

74. Nashville Technology Council awards finalists announced -

The Nashville Technology Council has announced nominees in 13 categories for its seventh annual awards.

Finalists were selected among nominees by a panel of peers and tech industry leaders. Winners will be announced at the seventh annual NTC Awards ceremony presented by Vaco, held Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Event Hall in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

75. North Texas could never upset the Vols, right? -

No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.

Right?

Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.

76. Halper to lead Cole Law entertainment practice -

Wayne R. Halper, a music industry veteran and member of the Nashville recording and arts community, has joined Cole Law Group as senior attorney and head of the firm’s Entertainment Law Practice Group.

77. Republican megadonor urges talk on climate change solutions -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican businessman Jay Faison says his party should stop fighting science and start talking solutions to climate change. He has $175 million to invest in politics and policy to help inspire them. And if that's not enough, he's commissioned a survey, released Monday, that he says shows voters agree.

78. Other winners, losers emerge from Nashville mayoral race -

With a 55-45 margin, Megan Barry came out a clear winner over David Fox in the Nashville mayoral runoff, marking a historic day for the city.

Campaigning on a platform to carry on two-term Mayor Karl Dean’s vision for economic expansion, Barry picked up 60,519 votes to Fox’s 49,694 on Sept. 10 to become Metro Nashville’s first female mayor.

79. Daily fantasy sports companies eye breakout NFL season -

BOSTON (AP) — The daily fantasy sports industry is eyeing a breakout season as NFL games begin.

And its two dominant companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are touting lucrative opening week prizes to try to draw more customers as more competitors pop up.

80. Despite personnel losses, UT’s defense should be much-improved -

John Jancek begins his third season as Tennessee’s defensive coordinator under head coach Butch Jones, and thanks to two solid recruiting classes should have his best defense with the Vols.

UT is bigger and faster on the defensive side than the previous two seasons, when the Vols showed improvement from the 2012 season by shaving more than 100 yards and 11 points per game allowed.

81. Hanto named director of Vanderbilt Transplant Center -

Douglas Hanto M.D., Ph.D., professor of surgery and associate director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, has been named the Center’s new director.

Hanto, an internationally recognized leader in organ transplantation, joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in 2014 as the center’s associate director and has since worked with the departments of Pediatrics and Surgery to establish a comprehensive pediatric liver center at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

82. Uniguest names Morgan chief executive officer -

Uniguest, a provider of secure managed technology services, has announced the appointment of Joseph P. Morgan, Jr. as chief executive officer, effective July 6, 2015.

Morgan had served as president and chief executive officer of The Standard Register Company, a publicly traded company with revenues approaching $1 billion, since January 2009. At The Standard Register Company, he was responsible for the transformation of the printing giant to an integrated communications company leveraging both technology and innovation to develop a market-focused strategy. Morgan also served on the Board of Directors and held a number of community and charitable leadership positions during his tenure with the company.

83. Top commercial real estate transactions for April 2015 -

Top commercial real estate transactions, April 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

84. Lipscomb-area jewelers dazzle both sides of Granny White -

When the blonde left-fielder skidded across the outfield grass attempting in vain to catch a tricky hit, she likely didn’t know she was “visiting” – belly down – a well-fertilized, close-cropped living memorial to the man who spread love of Lipscomb from his jewelry store a couple hundred yards away.

85. Kelly, Berry battle for safety spot in legacy showdown -

Todd Kelly Jr. concludes his first spring practice with Tennessee’s football team this week in a heated competition for a safety job.

No surprise there.

Kelly, former all-state player at Webb School of Knoxville, was an impact player as a true freshman in 2014.

86. Injuries slow development of Vol defensive players -

Tennessee football fans might want to look past the defensive lineup for the Orange & White Spring Game. It will bear little resemblance to the unit that will start the 2015 season opener against Bowling Green on Sept. 5 at Nashville’s LP Field.

87. Vanderbilt's Tim Corbin: Developing champions ‘the right way’ -

For a baseball coach – one of the best in the business – Tim Corbin owes much of his career to influences from a different athletic endeavor.

“I love the sport; I’m attracted to those guys as people,” Corbin says, as he reflects on the connections to football that have led him from his New Hampshire home through playing days in Ohio, through coaching stops in South Carolina, and to a dugout perch on Nashville’s West End.

88. Entrepreneurial solutions help non-profits find success -

After getting his degree in social work, Don Leyrer, 62, spent the first half of his career in the field, including housing abused children, before moving on to law enforcement as a probation officer.

89. Relevant again? 10 keys to success for UT baseball -

KNOXVILLE – Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano wasn’t pushing the panic button after his team lost two of three games in their season opening series at Florida International University in Miami last weekend.

90. Vols take plenty of momentum into offseason -

KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.

91. Top November 2014 commercial real estate transactions -

Top November 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

92. Jake Locker: Nice guy who deserved better -

Jake Locker’s time with the Tennessee Titans has quietly come to an end. Sure, he’s officially a Titan until March, but Sunday’s shoulder injury vs. the Jets – and his upcoming surgery – ends a star-crossed four-year run.

93. Titans’ on-, off-field decisions defy imagination -

When the Tennessee Titans hired Ken Whisenhunt in January, it brought a breath of fresh air to an organization that sorely needed a change.

But it hasn’t taken long for that breath of fresh air to quickly become stale and toxic.

94. Events -

YP Nashville Connect. Young professionals attending can find out how they can get connected and involved in the Nashville area. Display booths will be staffed by members of more than 25 young professional organizations that are a part of YP Nashville so you can learn about the benefits and offerings of their organization. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Rocketown, 601 Fourth Ave South, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

95. Take a right at Candyland, cruise down memory lane -

Bill Decker has confessed to committing an “old Nashville” act. The founder of Decker Wealth Management admits he recently gave a friend directions to a certain destination that included a turn at a now-demolished Nashville landmark.

96. Events -

People’s Law School. Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands is hosting a free program that provides an overview of common civil legal issues that a person might face. Taught by Legal Aid Society attorneys and volunteer attorneys. 6 to 7 p.m., Cohn Learning Center, 4805 Park Avenue. Registration: 298-8050, nashville.gov/ce. This session: The New Healthcare Law: Know the Latest Facts: What you need to know about the Affordable Care Act.

97. Young Vols face long odds at Oklahoma -

Two games into the 2014 season, and it’s time for the University of Tennessee to play some big-boy football.

The Vols (2-0) took care of business at Neyland Stadium in the first two games against Utah State and Arkansas State.

98. Titans offense finally looking like an NFL product -

Exciting. Now, there’s a word that hasn’t been associated much with the Tennessee Titans in recent years.

But based on the early preseason, Coach Ken Whisenhunt is fielding a Titans team that might actually be worth watching.

99. Titans holding safety clinic for moms at stadium -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and the team's co-chairwomen are holding a football safety clinic just for mothers at LP Field.

The clinic Sunday will be hosted by co-chairwomen Susie Adams Smith and Amy Adams Hunt, daughters of the team's late owner Bud Adams. Smith says she and her sister are proud to put on the event to help promote safe play at all levels.

100. Whisenhunt tightens the reins on Titans training camp -

With the Bud Adams/Jeff Fisher/Mike Munchak era officially over, Titans fans might be more anxious than ever to get a look at their team.

So what can they expect to see when training camp opens Saturday?