Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Sports

The NBA Playoffs demand a full-throttle push by championship-hungry teams whose elements have developed chemistry capable of sustaining them through the title hunt. Insert Memphis Grizzlies into that picture and the importance of Saturday night’s win over the New...
Win, lose or tie, the Tennessee State University football team will make history next season when the Tigers travel to South Bend, Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The Sept. 2, nationally-televised game will be Notre...
Phoenix plays its home basketball games at the Footprint Center in ZIP code 85004. Memphis played host at FedExForum in ZIP code 38103 on Friday night and the teams’ varying approaches to the game were not lost on losing...
SAN ANTONIO — Tyus Jones scored 25 points and the Memphis Grizzlies edged the San Antonio Spurs 112-111 on Wednesday night to capture the Southwest Division title and clinch the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies claimed...
When Jaquan Lawrence arrived at LeMoyne-Owen College in 2017, he understood the academic and athletic challenges before him. Originally from Chicago and determined to become the best basketball player he could be, Lawrence recognized that nothing of value would be...
With eight games to go in the 82-game, regular-season schedule, the Grizzlies approached Saturday night’s tilt with the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks with a singular – and team shared goal: “to just find our best version.” “Get better every...
It’s one thing – “a humbling honor” as Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins put it – to have the ESPN network plop down on Memphis with its All-Access national showcase. It’s next level to then win the game, especially...
The underpinning for winning and losing basketball programs is the “culture,” with head coaches responsible for building or maintaining it. The new ones pronounce their winning-culture intentions from day one and then embark on the journey of ascension. Four years...
PORTLAND, Oregon – In the madness of the NCAA Tournament, there is no extra credit for style points. It is all about survive and advance. Accounting for the will to win, teams have to figure out how to get...
PORTLAND, Oregon – Up by 19 points at the half against first-round NCAA Tournament Boise State, University of Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway “knew the game wasn’t over.” He was right. That big margin dwindled to five points in the...