The Titans are currently being investigated by the NFL and its players association to determine whether the team violated the league’s health and safety protocols.
The head coach of the Tennessee Titans says his team will be ready to take the field as soon as Monday, despite being the first in the NFL to experience a coronavirus outbreak.
The Tennessee Titans are the NFL’s first team to manage a sizable outbreak of the coronavirus. Tests that came back Tuesday morning showed eight positive cases — all of which the team says were asymptomatic.
The Tennessee Titans were scheduled to practice Thursday. Instead, team leaders decided they would sit out in solidarity with other athletes in protest of police brutality toward African Americans.
Nashville SC and Tennessee Titans fans wanting to see their teams play in person might have to wait until at least October for it to happen. Nashville Mayor John Cooper, along with top leaders of the franchises, told reporters on Tuesday the decision came after evaluating the latest metrics of COVID-19 cases in the county.
It was a big punch in the gut when Nashville SC officials told players they would be withdrawing from Major League Soccer’s return-to-play tournament. The announcement comes after the team’s tournament debut was canceled, due to nine team members testing positive for COVID-19.
When Metro’s Sports Authority met in November 2018 to approve the contract for a new professional soccer stadium, the group violated the Open Meetings Act, according a new ruling in a Nashville court. Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle says Metro’s $192 million contract with Mortenson/Messer Construction Company has no effect.
The Nashville officials who oversee the city fairgrounds want the mayor to move ahead with construction of a pro soccer stadium there.
A lawsuit trying to stop construction of a pro soccer stadium in Nashville will go to trial after all. A judge’s ruling late Wednesday says there are relevant questions about how the stadium will impact other longstanding activities at the city fairgrounds.
There’s a renewed, bipartisan effort to allow college athletes in Tennessee to get endorsement deals. The legislative package would also provide funds for those who have graduated but haven’t gone pro.