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By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 21:51

Rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota unquestionably is the number-one attraction at the Tennessee Titans training camp. With that in mind, the Nashville Post will offer a daily ‘Mariota Moment,’ a brief look at some aspect of the No. 2 overall pick’s preparation for the 2015 season.

Today: Prime time player

By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 21:48

A 15-year effort to memorialize Ed Temple will conclude Aug. 28 when a statue of the legendary Tennessee State University track and field coach is dedicated near the right field entrance to First Tennessee Park.

The 9-foot statue on a 13,000-ton granite base is the product of a fundraising effort that drew contributions from 114 people, including more than 20 of Temple’s Tigerbelles. Donations ranged from $15 to $10,000.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 21:45

Vanderbilt sophomore Cindy Ha rallied from 2-down with five holes remaining Wednesday and advanced to the round of 32 at the U.S. Women’s Amateur championship.

Ha, who hails from Demarest, New Jersey, won three straight holes beginning at No. 14 then halved the final two for a 1-up victory over Aneka Seumanutafa of Frederick, Maryland.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 21:40

Phil Housley built his career around a six-ounce piece of vulcanized rubber.

The Minnesota Twins celebrated that career when they invited the Nashville Predators assistant coach to step to the rubber and throw out the first pitch prior their game against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 14:45

Vanderbilt’s most productive wide receiver in 2014 will miss all of the 2015 season.

C.J. Duncan sustained a leg injury late in Tuesday afternoon’s practice, the day’s second workout, coach Derek Mason announced Wednesday. Mason said the coaches do not expect to have the 5-foot-11, 200-pound sophomore available this fall.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 14:23

Whit Turnbow stepped down after eight years as Middle Tennessee State men’s golf coach to take a leadership role within the athletics department.

Turnbow, who also played golf for MTSU and graduated in 2000, will be the Senior Athletic Director for Strategic Initiatives and Resource Enhancement, the school announced Wednesday.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 14:09

Mookie Betts quickly got back into the swing of things. Again.

Sidelined two weeks by a concussion, the Overton High School product returned to the Boston Red Sox lineup Tuesday and had hits in each of his first three at-bats.

By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 08:31

Vanderbilt senior Jennifer Hahn tied for first in the two rounds of medal play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur in Oregon and was one of two Commodores who advanced to the match play portion of the event, which begins Wednesday.

Sophomore Cindy Ha also moved on. She finished tied for ninth at 2-under following a second-round 73 (1-over) at the 6,360-yard Portland Golf Club.

The top 64 from the field continue in match play with seeds set by the order of finish in the 36 holes of stroke play. The championship match will be 36 holes on Sunday.

By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 07:06

Vanderbilt was not the first football team that failed to take immediate advantage of Trent Sherfield’s athletic gifts.

In fact, the sophomore wide receiver’s very first team back home in Danville, Illinois, made the very same mistake.

“As a little guy [6 years old], I remember wearing jersey No. 2, and they had me on the offensive line,” Sherfield to the Nashville Post on Tuesday. “My coach gave me a chance to get the ball, gave it to me and I scored. I’ll never forget it. I reversed field and everything. It was a great feeling.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 18:35

Rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota unquestionably is the number-one attraction at the Tennessee Titans training camp. With that in mind, the Nashville Post will offer a daily ‘Mariota Moment,’ a brief look at some aspect of the No. 2 overall pick’s preparation for the 2015 season.

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