Sunday, February 28, 2021

Sports

“It is time for a new season in my life,” according to Melissa McFerrin, who has retired as head coach of the University of Memphis women’s basketball program. McFerrin’s mid-season decision was announced Sunday by UofM Director of Athletics Lair...
by Najee El-Amin -- Unbeknownst to many, Memphis is home to one of the best youth football players in the United States. At only 11 years old, Jamarion Griffin has the accolades of a player twice his age. Already, he’s been the...
The Grizzlies slapped a 22-2 run on the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night, embarrassing the reigning NBA champions in the first six minutes and setting up a good-try assessment in response to a 115-105 loss in L.A. For the Lakers...
by Najee El-Amin and Terry Davis – Most Grizzlies’ fans had exited FedExForum Wednesday night after Memphis’ 14-point win over Charlotte when Ja Morant – the star largely responsible for drawing them there – returned to the court to practice. Practice? Yes,...
A Memphis three-point lead entering the fourth quarter served as a point of reference for a wheels-came-off loss to the Toronto Raptors at FedExForum Monday (Feb. 8). The Grizzlies dragged a three-game losing streak into the contest, but could not...
With a stat line that read 10 points, nine assists, five steals and – most importantly – only one turnover, Memphis guard Alex Lomax was a model of productivity for the Tigers in their 66-59 win over the East...
The University of Memphis women’s basketball team headed into last weekend's matchup with East Carolina determined to build on the last two games it played – victories over Tulsa and Cincinnati. For three quarters, winning appeared within reach for...
By rule, the Grizzlies had to play three more quarters after ending the first tied with Houston and what transpired during the rest of the game amounted to a losing effort at the FedExForum on Thursday night. With fans –...
Former University of Memphis wide receiver and now Chicago Bears wideout Anthony Miller recently made a trip back to the city to, among other things, pay a visit to a group of young followers. Miller, through his connections with former...
The Memphis-Central Florida stat line for the Tigers’ Landers Nolley II read 30 minutes, 10 rebounds, zero assists and 18 points. In total, it added up to a major contribution to Memphis’ 75-61 victory at FedExForum on Thursday night. On...