Jon Garcia, The Tennessean

Jon Garcia

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • The Tennessean
Past:
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Commercial Appeal
  • USA TODAY
  • Daily News Journal

Recent articles by Jon:

Tracking all the moves at the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline

NHL teams are looking to bolster their rosters or prepare for the NHL Draft as the NHL Trade Deadline looms. Follow here for our full tracker. → Read More

A history of presidential primary winners in Tennessee

Democratic and Republican primary winners who have won Tennessee have historically gone on to represent their party in the general election. → Read More

Everything you need to know about the 2020 presidential primary in Tennessee

Who are the candidates? What's the delegate count? We answer the big questions around Tennessee's 2020 presidential primary. → Read More

New Hampshire casts the first ballots in 2020 Democratic primary. Here are the results.

New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary kicks off for the Democratic hopefuls running for president. Results will come in as the polls close at 7. → Read More

Puppy Bowl 2020: Date, time, starting lineup and TV schedule of the cutest event in sports

Before Super Bowl LIV kicks off, 96 puppies from 61 different shelters will compete in the 2020 Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet. → Read More

'Bad Luck Chuck' left Chiefs vs. Texans before comeback; Titans fans might want him in Arrowhead Sunday

Charles Penn left Arrowhead Stadium in the first quarter of a playoff game between the Chiefs and Texans in hopes of spurring a comeback. It happened. → Read More

This Titans superfan chartered a bus to Kansas City for the AFC championship and wants you to go

Titans fan John Smith is taking a bus from Nashville to Kansas City to revel in the team's appearance against the Chiefs in the AFC championship game. → Read More

How to stream the Titans vs. Chiefs AFC championship game online

The Titans and the Chiefs are each one win away from Super Bowl LIV. Here's how to watch the AFC Championship game online through streaming services. → Read More

Here's how to get tickets to see Titans vs. Chiefs in AFC championship game

The Tennessee Titans and the Kansas City Chiefs will play in the AFC Championship en route to the Super Bowl. Here's where to get tickets. → Read More

Rob Scuderi elevated to assistant coach of Predators

Rob Scuderi is now an assistant for new Predators coach John Hynes, who replaced Peter Laviolette and associate coach Kevin McCarthy. → Read More

3 things to know about John Hynes, the Nashville Predators' next head coach

The Nashville Predators announced Tuesday that former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes will replace Peter Laviolette. → Read More

Everything we know about the Predators' firing of Peter Laviolette, and what comes next

The Nashville Predators fired head coach Peter Laviolette on Monday, bringing a lot of questions to a Preds team under performing this year. → Read More

Australian fires threaten unique animals on Kangaroo Island

Experts working on the island say the fires have killed thousands of koalas and kangaroos, and have undone decades of conservation work. → Read More

Ranking every NHL Winter Classic jersey from worst to best

On New Years Day, the 2020 NHL Winter Classic will be held in Dallas. With 12 years worth of jerseys in this game, we decided to rate our favorites. → Read More

Super Bowl LIV: Kickoff time, TV and radio info for the big game in Miami

The 2020 Super Bowl will feature either the Packers or the 49ers from the NFC and one of the Titans or the Chiefs from the NFC. → Read More

Loretta Lynn saw Metallica in Nashville and was 'so tickled' they covered one of her songs

Metallica busted out a Loretta Lynn classic at their Nashville concert earlier this year. The country singer said she may have to cover them now. → Read More

3 things to know about the history of honky-tonks

While no one is quite sure exactly the origin of honky-tonks or the music they inspired, there's no denying their importance to country music. → Read More

4 things to know about Chet Atkins and the Carter Family

When country music really exploded in America in the early parts of the 20th century, two acts emerged as its first real stars: The Carter Family and Chet Atkins. Each influenced then genre in their own way, though both were massive innovators in the way the guitar was played. They even crossed paths and played together for a time. Here are four things to know about country music's first… → Read More

5 things to know about Roy Acuff, the Grand Ole Opry mainstay and 'King of Country Music'

A beloved Grand Ole Opry member, Roy Acuff was proclaimed "The King of Country Music" over his decades long career. → Read More

The third Democratic debate will air on ABC from Houston. Here's how to watch and stream.

10 of the 20 candidates seekings the Democratic nomination for president will debate at Texas Southern University in Houston on Thursday. → Read More