Saturday, September 26, 2020
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Sports

As Memphis’ Grizzlies head into a pandemic-forced play-in game for a shot at the NBA Playoffs, they do so with odds makers and other observers pinning them with the underdog label. “Being the underdog, don’t matter to us,” said Ja...
(Neilsen) -- When history is set, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the Star-Spangled Banner back in 2016 to protest reported police brutality and oppression against people of color, it will be viewed as a key...
by David Dennis Jr. --  The name James Harris doesn’t mean anything to you, but the character he played for most of his career, Kamala, is an iconic name in wrestling, especially in the South. He died Sunday at the age...
This was the Memphis Grizzlies that fans had been waiting to see – a team that did a lot of things right en route to whopping the Oklahoma Thunder 121-92 in the NBA bubble in Orlando. “We translated stops into...
Great optimism oozed from the Memphis Grizzlies after the NBA announced the restart of the pandemic-altered season. They had 17 healthy bodies and the hopes of getting the eighth seed in the Western Conference of the NBA Playoffs were...
Jaren Jackson Jr. rolled out a dominating performance but it was not enough for Memphis to overtake the Portland Trailblazers in the first game of the Grizzlies’ reset NBA season. Playing in the bubble environment in Orlando, Memphis fought hard...
A seven-point loss in an exhibition game played in a pandemic-forced “bubble” in Orlando on Friday provided a starting-point glimpse of the road ahead in the Memphis’ Grizzlies hunt for the NBA Playoffs. The first of three such tune ups,...
With several schools awaiting Moussa Cisse’s decision about where he would play college basketball, the Lausanne Collegiate School star chose the University of Memphis. The waiting list also included Florida State, Louisiana State University, Georgetown and Kentucky,. Cisse was scheduled to...
Tariq Shepherd, the two-star point guard out of Detroit, shunned the bright light of a Division I basketball offer from hometown university Detroit Mercy and other schools to select LeMoyne-Owen College as his college choice. Shepherd is a 5’11’ guard...
The Memphis Grizzlies head to Orlando on Wednesday (July 8) for the restart of the pandemic-shortened NBA season and a full-speed run at the playoffs. All NBA players have the option to opt out of the restart for various reasons....
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