Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Sports

The Jerry C. Johnson Foundation is giving away free tickets for Sunday’s (Sept. 13) virtual airing of “1st Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry C. Johnson” during the 2020 Burbank International Film Festival. The documentary chronicles the life and times...
Forced to the bench by concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, The Southern Heritage Classic presented by FedEx is about to get back in the game, so to speak. During what is dubbed the “REWIND,” Tennessee State University and Jackson State...
There was no pre-game Tiger walk and the pandemic-affected attendance tallied only 4,537 as the University of Memphis Tigers handled Arkansas State’s Red Wolves 37-24 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium Saturday night. In the season opener for each team, Memphis...
Over the course of the late John Thompson Jr.’s legendary coaching career at Georgetown University, it’s no stretch to say he touched the lives of hundreds of young men from across the nation, leaving a lasting impact on his...
One of the most anticipated University of Memphis Tigers football kickoffs in history is finally upon us. The Tigers will host the Arkansas State University Red Wolves at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in a nationally televised game Saturday night (Sept.5)....
Despite being in the NBA’s “bubble” in Orlando, when news of the shooting of Jacob Blake Jr. in Kenosha, Wisc. ricocheted across the nation, it hit close to home for the Milwaukee Bucks. After all, the Bucks play less than...
The University of Memphis men’s basketball team is in a wait and see mode. They do not know when the season will officially begin. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic the NCAA has put restrictions on how programs can...
While there are skeptics to whether there will be college football in the South this fall because of COVID-19, the University of Memphis is planning on there being a season. The play-or-not play question has been answered in some conferences....
Quick show of hands: If I'd told you at the end of the 2019 NBA season that your freshly blown up and rebuilding Memphis Grizzlies would narrowly miss the 2020 NBA Playoffs in Orlando by losing an August play-in...
by Stephen Whyno -- Reality began to sink in for Jason Wright in the days after accepting the job as president of the Washington Football Team. Not only was he becoming the first Black team president in NFL history, but he...
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