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By CLAY BAILEY Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jevon Carter scored a career-high 32 points, Justin Holiday added 22 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 132-117 Wednesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams in a game featuring plenty of reserves. Kevin Durant led the Warriors...
by Shambreon Richardson, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Leather gloves clashing, three bloody noses, one bloody mouth, determination, perseverance and cheers of support from the crowd – all part of Boxing at the Pipkin 3. Spearheaded by the Memphis Office of Youth Services and presented by Mayor Jim Strickland, Boxing...
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It's generally accepted that America is overdue for a serious conversation about race. Most often, when the words you just read appear together, the assumption is that it's time for white folks to get somewhere, sit down and try to comprehend the challenges that come with being an African American...
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Sometimes, it's just how the ball bounces. The Grizzlies were up 112-110, with just seconds to play in regulation. And yet Dallas was able to secure one offensive rebound after another, until a final putback by Salah Mejri tied the game up and sent it into overtime. And while the...
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Dirk dunks as Wright helps Grizzlies beat Mavericks 122-112 By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki set a screen for a pick-and-roll a few seconds into what could be the second-to-last home game for the longtime star of the Dallas Mavericks. Once the pass arrived as the 40-year-old...
On Jan. 3, the Alliance of American Football was holding training camp for all eight of its teams at the same time and place: San Antonio, Texas. On Feb. 4, an unusually balmy day just after The Super Bowl, I was at the Liberty Bowl Stadium as the Memphis Express...
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Boxing at the Pipkin 3 has evolved into an all-Memphis thing, with its organizers declaring, “This boxing event has really taken on momentum.” The youth-oriented affair at the Fairgrounds (940 Early Maxwell) is set for the evening of April 3 (beginning at 7 p.m.) and is the latest in a...
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Admit it: If you didn’t give up on this season’s version of your Memphis Grizzlies before the February trade deadline, you probably gave up on them afterwards. I did. If you were making a recipe for team chaos and awful play, it seemed like the Grizzlies had all the ingredients:...
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All season, many Tigers fans have been saying, "Wait til' next year!" After years of irrelevance, the Memphis basketball program has returned to the forefront of the diehard Tigers fan and the casual fan who may only tune in during March. The 2018-19 team had one goal this season: “Tournament...
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The final grades are in on the Tigers season -- at least from Penny Hardaway's point of view. In his end-of-season press conference, Hardaway acknowledged the challenges of trying to blend existing players with his own recruits, while trying to install a new coaching system and style of play. "I give...