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Knowing that ‘the standard is the standard,’ Whitehaven looks to move beyond last season’s disappointment

Whitehaven High School’s football Tigers are coming off a disappointing 7-4 season in which the team did not win the District Championship for the first time in over a decade. With a full off-season routine and a return to normalcy after the height of the...

As the season looms, Tigers embrace a community-service opportunity

The University of Memphis football team is a couple of weeks away from fall football camp. Before the team takes on the rigors of practices and weeks ahead of the first game, came an opportunity to reach out and serve the community. With youngsters from...

Former Tigers following paths to the NBA

LAS VEGAS -- The University of Memphis Basketball team has three players from last season playing in this year’s NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Specifically, that’s Jalen Duren (Detroit), Josh Minot (Minnesota) and Lester Quinones (Golden State).  Also making an unexpected appearance was the...

Tracking the Grizzlies in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Most members of the current roster of the Grizzlies are in Las Vegas supporting Memphis’ summer league team. They showed up in full-support mode even though only half of them will be around for the opening day of the regular season....

Jalen Duren becomes the latest first-round pick from the UofM Tigers

Jalen Duren, who anchored the paint for the University of Memphis Tigers basketball team last season, now has an NBA Draft, first-round shot at helping the Detroit Pistons secure its frontcourt. During Thursday evening’s draft, Duren was selected No. 13 by the Charlotte Hornets before...

Grizzlies flavor 2022 NBA Draft with a flurry of moves

With their recent success largely built via the NBA Draft, the Memphis Grizzlies made moves to keep on building during the 2022 version of the draft held Thursday evening. Armed with picks No. 22 and No. 29 in the first round, the Grizzlies traded up...

Grizzlies’ fans looking back and forward as draft day looms

The Memphis Grizzlies’ season ended less than a month ago. Since then many fans have wondered what might have been, particularly since the team the Grizzlies battled ferociously – the Golden State Warriors – won the NBA title. The road to a possible championship is...

Clock runs out on Grizzlies’ special season

The end of the road turned out to be San Francisco for the Memphis Grizzlies, whose upstart quest for an NBA championship stalled with a 110-96 semi-final loss in Game 6 to Golden State on Saturday night. For 41 minutes the Grizzlies were in a...

Grizz put record-level hurt on Warriors; series rolls on

On multiple levels, Memphis’ 39-point beatdown of Golden State was deeply satisfying, yet the bottom line is that the semi-final playoff victory only earned the Grizzlies another chance to avoid elimination. “Game 6 on the road … it’s going to be a tough one,” said...

Grizzlies ready to take their Game-5 shot at extending dream season’s playoff run

The plus side of the Memphis Grizzlies' backs-against-the-wall playoff position is that the wall frames their homecourt at FedExForum. On Wednesday night, Memphis – now down three games to the Golden State Warriors – faces a must-win Game 5 to extend the best-of-seven series. That...