Nashville

Lundegaard leads opening IndyCar practice at Nashville

Christian Lundgaard built on the breakthrough of his first career NTT IndyCar Series podium last week at Indianapolis by setting the pace in the opening practice session for the second Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in Nashville. Running on the alternate tires — green rather than red sidewalled this week, to signify Firestone’s new …

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Changes made for IndyCar’s return to Nashville

The second annual Nashville Grand Prix will take place on a revised 2.1-mile, 11-turn circuit that has seen the advice from NTT IndyCar Series drivers turned into improvements and modifications made around the Tennessean street course. To reduce the likelihood of the traffic jams and multi-car crashes that caused mayhem during restarts at the inaugural …

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Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Nashville, Tenn. (July 21, 2022) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a two-year, $8 million contract. Niederreiter, 29 (9/08/92), posted 44 points (24g-20a) in 75 games for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2021-22, his 12th professional season. Niederreiter finished the year …

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Daddy’s Dogs offers ‘Snip for Shake’ deal

NASHville, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Nashville gourmet hot dog spot, Daddy’s Dogs, is offering customers a unique incentive for a form of birth control: get a vasectomy; earn a free milkshake. The deal is called “Snip for Shake,” and it’s been inspired by the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. wade. Daddy’s Dogs …

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Bill Haslam Slated to Acquire Ownership Stake in Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (June 17, 2022) – Nashville Predators Chairman Herb Fritch has agreed to sell the majority of his stake in the team to former State of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. Discussions have proceeded smoothly, and definitive documents are being drafted. Upon the execution of definitive documents, the completion of a due diligence process, and …

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Dolly Parton gives $1M to infectious disease research, again

NASHville, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton is donating $1 million to pediatric infectious disease research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, the organization announced on Wednesday. The new gift is one of several Parton has made to the center over the years, including a $1 million gift in April 2020 for COVID vaccine research. …

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Country Music Association Fest Bans Confederate Flags For First Time

The Country Music Association has banned all Confederate flags and Confederate “flag imagery of any kind” at its upcoming festival for the first time. The four-day CMA Fest in Nashville, one of the largest of its kind in the nation, will be held June 9-12 after a two-year suspension due to the COVID pandemic Barring …

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Confederate flags banned from famous CMA country music fest

One of the biggest country music festivals is banning Confederate flags. David Goldman AP One of the biggest country music festivals has put its boot down: No more Confederate flags. The Country Music Association added “Confederate flag imagery of any kind” to the prohibited items list at the upcoming CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee. The …

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