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After playing four straight games in Florida – and winning just one – The Mempis Tigers were eager for some “home cooking” as they welcomed the South Dakota State Jackrabbits to FedExForum Tuesday night. Much like the Tigers, SDSU likes to play fast. But the Tigers were able to outrun...
Well, the already interesting Memphis Grizzlies just got even more interesting. In a move that should surprise no one given that the sides had reportedly been flirting for weeks, the Memphis Grizzlies agreed to terms with former Defensive Player of the Year, Joakim Noah. From the Grizzlies Press Release: Noah (6-11,...
 A clearly emotional Dr. Nickalous Manning of Aspire Public Schools in Memphis recalled the moment he had to tell faculty and staff at Coleman Elementary School that one of their classmates died and others were injured in a bus accident in Arkansas Monday morning. "If I was to close my...
by Teresa M. Walker NASHVILLE — Titans coach Mike Vrabel may go with who has the hot-hand when it comes to Tennessee’s offensive line — whoever that might be. Who plays is not etched in stone. So even though changes in the offensive line may have jump-started a comeback victory against the...
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By FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Unbeaten UCF updated its sparkling resume with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Memphis in the American Athletic Conference title game. Now the seventh-ranked Knights (12-0, No. 8 CFP), who proclaimed themselves national champions last January after finishing as the only undefeated...
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The Tigers returned to play in the HoopHall Classic in Miami, FL and played the No. 20 Texas Tech Red Raiders. Memphis Tiger's Coach Penny Hardaway was visibly upset about how his team played in the AdvoCare Tournament last week in Orlando. Hardaway had a week to adjust and further...
Just one month ago, it seemed unlikely that the Memphis Tigers, then a thoroughly mediocre 4-4, would be facing the mighty UCF Knights for the fourth time in two years. And yet, after winning four in a row, here we are –  the Memphis Tigers are American Athletic Conference West...
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by Terry Davis Special to The New Tri-State Defender The Memphis Tigers returned to Memphis with a (3-3) record after losing two out of three games in the Advocare Invitational in Orlando Florida last week.  Head Coach Penny Hardaway was not pleased with his team after the blowout loss to Oklahoma State...
Boxing at The Pipkin -- billed as the first of more such events to come -- drew a youth-ladened crowd to the Fairgrounds Wednesday night for a series of amateur bouts. The event was presented by Mayor Jim Strickland and the Memphis Office of Youth Services, whose director is Ike...
The Whitehaven Tigers (13-4) are on their way back to Cookeville to play in the 6A State Championship again for the second time in three years. Whitehaven will face The Oakland Patriots in the title game – a team they defeated in 2016 to complete a perfect season and win...