Sports Saturday

DougMatthews-UpdatedForklift Systems Sports Saturday with Doug Mathews
(Saturday 9:00am-11:00am)

Not many analysts in the midsouth have as much football expertise as Doug Mathews brings to the microphone every Saturday morning. It’s Forklift System’s Sports Saturday on 104-5 The Zone.

Mathews, best known for his 10 seasons as Running Backs Coach and Defensive Coordinator for the University of Tennessee, tells it like it is and lets you take show where you want go every weekend.

Forklift Systems Sports Saturday covers all the big games across the nation, including all the action within the Southeastern Conference. It’s the perfect preview before you catch your favorite team play Saturday afternoon.
 
And Coach Mathews does that with the best guests in the region:

Tony Barnhart – well known for his coverage of the SEC in the Atlanta Journal Constitution
Charles Davis – Former Tennessee Volunteer and now Big Ten Network and NFL Network analyst
Bobby Proctor – Former coach for University of Oklahoma and Big 12 analyst


Doug’s Background:

Mathews credited Bear Bryant and Bud Wilkinson as coaches who influenced the way he coached his players during the years he worked inside the game, but no one had as much of an effect as Virginia Tech head coach Bill Dooley. Mathews says Dooley furnished him with his first opportunity as an offensive coach and provided him with valuable information within the I-formation offense.


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Titans vs Jaguars: Game Day Info

Titans vs Jaguars: Game Day Info

The Tennessee Titans (5-5) will host the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-6) at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN for their week 12 NFL match-up.

104-5 The Zone’s Game Day coverage kicks off at 1:00pm with the Lee Company Countdown to Kickoff on 104-5 The Zone. Then, join Titans Radio at 2:00pm for pregame coverage of the Titans’ match-up vs the Jags.

Titans vs Jaguars: Week 12 Primer

Titans vs Jaguars: Week 12 Primer

As a fan of an NFL team, the bye week is always a good time to relax and take your mind off the sport that sometimes drives you crazy. Maybe spend some quality time with your friends and family, or just have a nice “you” day.

Or, if you have a bit of an addiction like me, you spend six hours on the couch fretting over the result of other games that may or may not have a small impact on your team’s playoff chances.

It’s your call.

Ford Ice Center to host Inaugural Women’s Hockey Tournament

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Nashville, Tenn. (November 21, 2019) – Just over a month after its grand opening, Ford Ice Center Bellevue will host the first-ever Country Classic Women’s Division I College Hockey Tournament from Nov. 29-30. The tournament will feature four of the nation’s top Division I women’s programs – the Boston College Eagles, Harvard Crimson, University of Minnesota Golden Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers.

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B6B: WATCHMEN Episode 5 Review

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Titans Bye Week Awards

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Earlier this season I compared this Titans team to a roller coaster after their week 4 win over the Falcons. I didn’t think this team could get more inconsistent than they showed the first four weeks of the season.

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Titans Begin Expansion of Saint Thomas Sports Park

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The plan includes 60,000-square-feet in additions, including a new building situated along one of the practice fields, and major renovation of spaces within the existing 75,000-square-foot building. Improvements to Saint Thomas Sports Park, home to the team’s practice facility and corporate office since its inaugural season as the Titans in 1999, will continue to transform the space into a modern, first-class building aimed at enhancing the production of both its football and business staffs.

B6B: Assessing AEW’s “First” Six Weeks

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