Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Sports

Let’s start with what is self-evident to Memphis Tigers head basketball coach Penny Hardaway: “We’re Memphis, of course we have to win (this week’s American Athletic Conference Tournament title) to get in (the NCAA Tournament). Nobody is going to...
by Najee El-Amin -- Memphis’ scrappy Grizzlies have reached NBA All-Star Game Weekend. And – after a 112-111 dogfight-loss to the Milwaukee Bucks – they now are resting in advance of playing more games than any other team in the...
Looking back through the mental fog of a week-old directive to boil water before usage, Early Walker’s decision to truck water from Chicago to LeMoyne-Owen College in South Memphis clearly was an act of love delivered about midday on...
by Terry Davis -- When the Memphis Tigers take on the Bearcats in Cincinnati on Sunday they will do so knowing their head coach does not like ugly, as in 26 turnovers, even when the outcome is a win. Just...
by Stefanie Dazio and Doug Ferguson -- LOS ANGELES — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces perhaps his toughest recovery of all. Woods was driving alone through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs of...
by Najee El-Amin --  There is no definitive study on how many days an NBA player must go without playing before performance rust settles in. However, conventional wisdom would suggest that the 380 days that passed from the time Memphis acquired...
A fresh picture of Ja Morant taking control of a basketball game emerged in the third quarter of the Memphis Grizzlies 109-95 handling of the Detroit Pistons at FedExForum on Friday night. Morant scored 13 points in the frame on...
No fans in the stands, winter weather worse than many can recall in Memphis and the still-real jolt of a 31-point loss the previous day were all accounted for and surmounted by the Memphis Grizzlies en route to outlasting...
Dialing up a complete, 48-minute performance, the Memphis Grizzlies governed the Kings of Sacramento, ending a two-game West Coast road trip with a 124-110 victory. The Grizzlies, who lost in L.A. to the NBA champions Lakers on Friday, trailed Sacramento...
“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...