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A member of the Tigers 3.0 Club for the spring semester, David Moore looks the part of an accountant off the field. (Photo: Terry Davis)
The last two University of Memphis quarterbacks are on NFL rosters. A stiff competition to identify the next man up is underway and David Moore, a red-shirt sophomore, is fighting to make his mark. The Tigers are hungry for another American Athletic Western Conference Championship title. They will have to...
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By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Tubby Smith isn't happy about losing the American Athletic Conference's leading scorer to a broken foot, but likes the way his Memphis Tigers have responded to Jeremiah Martin's season-ending injury. Mike Parks Jr. and freshman Jamal Johnson each scored 18 points and...
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The Memphis Express made its home debut at the Liberty Bowl on Saturday, facing off against the Arizona Hotshots. And once again, the Express showed positive signs on defense while struggling offensively, sending the home team to a 18-20 loss and an 0-2 record in the team's inaugural season...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWtykaIS-Ak Okay, so the Memphis Grizzlies almost certainly won't pick Arizona phenom DeAndre Ayton unless two other franchises go bonkers. Odds aren't looking great for Slovenian star Luka Doncic or Duke's Marvin Bagley, either. But the No. 4 pick? We'll take it. No, despite having a 19.9 percent chance of winning the...
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Uncle Drew? It features Kyrie Irving’s dream cast. The Boston Celtics All-Star was thrilled to work alongside, and play with and against, some of his hoops heroes. “Reggie Miller, Lisa Leslie, Shaq and C. Webb … those four legends, they embody different historical moments in the league,” Irving told...
When you enter a game against what might be considered an inferior opponent, you can’t take a night off. Defending state basketball champions the East Mustangs easily defeated the White Station Spartans 72-45 on Tuesday, and were not threatened at any point during the game. However, Mustangs head coach Penny...
By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After a poor defensive performance in the first quarter, the Memphis Grizzlies turned up the pressure all the way until the last minute. The Grizzlies held New Orleans to a mere nine points in the third period and then forced a key turnover...
Genard Avery once thought he would be a Ragin’ Cajun leading the University of Louisiana-Lafayette to a championship. As fate would have it, the senior defensive player for the University of Memphis now hopes to help lead the Tigers to a conference win over University of Central Florida this...
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Desperation or the lack thereof is the reason that head coach Penny Hardaway states is the reason for his team’s lack of energy to start games away from the FedExForum. The home crowd has given the Tigers the extra spark they have needed throughout the season. But despite a spirited arena,...
by Shambreon Richardson Special to The New Tri-State Defender On Jan. 25, The Wooddale High Cardinals were involved in a late-game brawl that prompted Shelby County Schools to disqualify the team from postseason play. However, upon appeal, Wooddale’s postseason eligibility was reinstated to play in the TSSAA Class AA Tournament. So when...