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It’s not like Monday’s 120-99 preseason loss to the Charlotte Hornets was the first time these new-look Grizzlies have started sluggishly on the offensive end. Against both Maccabi Haifa and the New Zealand Breakers, Memphis played sloppily in the first quarter, but were able to recover against their non-NBA...
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It's not like Monday was the first time these new-look Grizzlies started sluggishly on the offensive end. Against both Maccabi Haifa and the New Zealand Breakers, Memphis started the game sloppily, but were able to recover against their non-NBA opponents, eventually winning both games going away. Well, so much for...
At the start of the season, Mitchell High head football coach Nathan Cole had a message for his team. To go further than the first round of the playoffs. He knew his team didn't lack talent; they were missing the intangibles, like chemistry and discipline. After a playoff-clinching 36-7 win...
by Lonnae O’Neal, The Undefeated What a weekend for female athletes. To be clear, for black female athletes. With dominant, even historic, performances by world record marathoner Brigid Kosgei, tennis champion Coco Gauff and Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast in the history of the sport, the superlatives have been flying. Besides...
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Downtown Memphis was nothing short of elite athletes and contributors as the Memphis Sports Council, the Memphis Redbirds and Memphis Tourism collaborated and created the Memphis Sports Experience and Hall of Fame induction ceremony. It was held at the Auto Zone Park on Thursday evening. “It’s an honor, I’m his...
Over the years, the Whitehaven Tigers have consistently been among the best high school football teams in Memphis. The current team has set its sight on a team from the past the 2011 team that had six shutout games. The coaching staff has famously taken to treating the team...
The Memphis Tigers (5-0, 2-0 American) football team enter a critical phase of American Athletic Conference play this week. The Tigers are coming off a high-scoring 52-33 win at the University of Louisiana- Monroe. Next, they're headed to Philadelphia to take on the Temple Owls (4-1,1-0 American). The last time...
If NBA preseason games are generally meaningless affairs, they can seem even more trivial when they come against non-NBA competition. At least against other NBA teams, you begin to see how your roster will stack up against the level of competition they’ll see in the regular season. This week, the...
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When Elijah Oliver talks about a path from Binghampton in Memphis to the medalist level of collegiate wrestling, he is speaking of a truth that he knows well. The four-time medalist from the University of Indiana in the Big Ten Conference shared those experiences and his training skills with students...
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Much of what I wrote about the Memphis Grizzlies preseason win over Maccabi Haifa also applies to their second preseason win, this time over the SkySport New Zealand Breakers. To recap: It's preseason, so in the grand scheme, it doesn't mean much; It's not even NBA-level preseason competition, so...