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By LA Focus CBS is set to air over 20 hours of Big3 basketball coverage—including a June 22 season opener and the September championship—as part of a new deal Ice Cube inked with the network. Additionally, the network will carry up to 25 hours of live action of the course of...
Editor's Note: Before the Memphis Grizzlies took a stick of dynamite to their Front Office – demoting Chris Wallace, firing J.B. Bickerstaff as head coach – the NBA franchise hosted its end of season media session. TSD intern Shambreon Richardson joined Lee Eric Smith to gain some experience, and...
Wow. So . . . Literally three hours before typing the words "Literally three hours" just now, I and TSD intern Shambreon Richardson were discussing what the coverage would be coming out of the Grizzlies end-of-season media availability. She was disappointed because she'd hoped to score an interview with Avery...
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Editor's note: This column was written before news broke of a Grizzlies shakeup that reassigns Chris Wallace to a scouting role. J.B. Bickerstaff has also reportedly been fired. The Grizzlies finished up their season Wednesday night with fireworks. Not actual fireworks, but they sure lit up the scoreboard en route...
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By CLAY BAILEY Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jevon Carter scored a career-high 32 points, Justin Holiday added 22 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 132-117 Wednesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams in a game featuring plenty of reserves. Kevin Durant led the Warriors...
by Shambreon Richardson, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Leather gloves clashing, three bloody noses, one bloody mouth, determination, perseverance and cheers of support from the crowd – all part of Boxing at the Pipkin 3. Spearheaded by the Memphis Office of Youth Services and presented by Mayor Jim Strickland, Boxing...
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It's generally accepted that America is overdue for a serious conversation about race. Most often, when the words you just read appear together, the assumption is that it's time for white folks to get somewhere, sit down and try to comprehend the challenges that come with being an African American...
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Sometimes, it's just how the ball bounces. The Grizzlies were up 112-110, with just seconds to play in regulation. And yet Dallas was able to secure one offensive rebound after another, until a final putback by Salah Mejri tied the game up and sent it into overtime. And while the...
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Dirk dunks as Wright helps Grizzlies beat Mavericks 122-112 By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki set a screen for a pick-and-roll a few seconds into what could be the second-to-last home game for the longtime star of the Dallas Mavericks. Once the pass arrived as the 40-year-old...
On Jan. 3, the Alliance of American Football was holding training camp for all eight of its teams at the same time and place: San Antonio, Texas. On Feb. 4, an unusually balmy day just after The Super Bowl, I was at the Liberty Bowl Stadium as the Memphis Express...