Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Sports

Representatives of all 30 NBA teams were in attendance at Pro Day for the University of Memphis men’s basketball team on Oct. 6. And, rightly so. The Tigers have added two of the more notable faces of the Class of 2022...
Twice this season, the title-hungry Fairley Bulldogs had a chance to rack up a win by way of forfeit and each time they decided to reschedule a game with a team that had an open week. The Bulldogs went 1-1...
Ja and JJ – known professionally as Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. – were exhibits one and two on Monday night in the case to be made that the Grizzlies’ talent and depth is just too much right...
With their opening game against Xavier about a month away, the University of Memphis women’s basketball team is busy working on what new head coach Katrina Merriweather expects to define her first group of Tigers. “If nothing else, you are...
With the nucleus of the Milwaukee Bucks’ NBA Championship team sitting out, the Memphis Grizzlies emerged with an 87-77 win in the first of six preseason games. The game, which featured an electric start by the Grizzlies, was halted just...
As the Memphis Grizzlies wound down from their sneak-peek, open practice on Sunday at FedExForum, head coach Taylor Jenkins gave voice to an elephant in the room: “We know the anticipation coming into this season is big time.” Yep, he’s...
With the NBA Champions – the Milwaukee Bucks – on course to kick off Memphis’s preseason at FedExForum next Tuesday, the Grizzlies are looking to do some fine-tuning in front of fans on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 3). Grizzly Nation has...
After a return to the playoffs last season, the Memphis Grizzlies began the 2021-22 with annual media day at the FedExForum and star guard Ja Morant put the in-person session in a down-home context. “Dang I miss yall,” said Durant...
The road to what many envision as a return to the NCAA Tournament and a subsequent climb to the top of the college-basketball mountain got underway with the first official practice by the University of Memphis basketball team on...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- When Fairley High School football coach Frederick Copeland evaluated his squad heading into the 2021 season, he was unsure of the caliber of team and players who would be on the field.  While understanding his unit...