Monday, May 25, 2020

Sports

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yPLBfWfy_w Every great player has their "thing." In Memphis, it was Mike Conley's "three-finger" salute after a 3-point bomb or Tony Allen yelling "FIRST TEAM ALL DEFENSE!" after "turning off the water" on some poor opponent. Well, Ja Morant may just...
Kickball. Before last week’s massive Andre Iguodala trade, here I was, writing about how the Grizzlies should NOT make trades, for fear of disrupting team chemistry. It’s not just the guys you lose – respected vets Jae Crowder and Solomon...
The Memphis Grizzlies entered the All-Star break on a great note with a 111-104 win over the Portland Trailblazers, their most immediate threat to make the postseason. Far exceeding expectations, the young cubs are a season-best two games over...
We media types waited more or less patiently for the Grizzlies practice to end so we could get a chance to talk to the newest members of the team. We heard all kinds of racket from insde the gym...
By Andrew Maraniss, The Undefeated In the decades to come, Jesse Owens’s record-setting performance at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the gold medals he won in the 100-meter sprint, 200-meter sprint, long jump, and 4×100 relay would be celebrated as...
Beware: Tough matchup ahead on the road against the Bearcats of Cincinnati. That is what the University of Memphis Tigers are facing after a that-hurts loss to the University of South Florida at the FedExForum on Saturday. Already on shaky...
Darn these young Grizz cubs. They just won’t stop coming up with reasons for Memphis to love them. It’s not enough that Ja Morant’s freakishly great rookie season actually has made the playoffs a realistic hope. Or that rookie head coach...
Having split a recent pair of games against regional SIAC rival Lane College – the LeMoyne Owen men narrowly won while the women narrowly lost – both teams will get another chance when they travel to Jackson, Tenn. for...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb_mVV1HfmU Dear Grizz fans, quite a bit has happened. You could be forgiven for not being about to keep up. Here's my best shot. The deal that will send Andre Iguodala to the Miami Heat will also send out fan-favorite veterans...
By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE — Candice Storey Lee won't talk about how long she might be in charge of Vanderbilt's athletic department, having already made history as the first black woman to hold that job in...