Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Sports

The University of Memphis football team is a couple of weeks away from fall football camp. Before the team takes on the rigors of practices and weeks ahead of the first game, came an opportunity to reach out and...
by Stephanie Holland -- With the 2022 Major League Baseball All-Star Game taking place in Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, there was no way the event could happen without a tribute to the most influential Dodger ever: Jackie Robinson. And there’s no...
LAS VEGAS -- The University of Memphis Basketball team has three players from last season playing in this year’s NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Specifically, that’s Jalen Duren (Detroit), Josh Minot (Minnesota) and Lester Quinones (Golden State).  Also making...
LAS VEGAS – Most members of the current roster of the Grizzlies are in Las Vegas supporting Memphis’ summer league team. They showed up in full-support mode even though only half of them will be around for the opening...
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden spoke Wednesday with the wife of detained WNBA player Brittney Griner, who is on trial in Russia, to reassure her that he is working to win Griner’s freedom as soon as possible, the White...
Jalen Duren, who anchored the paint for the University of Memphis Tigers basketball team last season, now has an NBA Draft, first-round shot at helping the Detroit Pistons secure its frontcourt. During Thursday evening’s draft, Duren was selected No. 13...
With their recent success largely built via the NBA Draft, the Memphis Grizzlies made moves to keep on building during the 2022 version of the draft held Thursday evening. Armed with picks No. 22 and No. 29 in the first...
The Memphis Grizzlies’ season ended less than a month ago. Since then many fans have wondered what might have been, particularly since the team the Grizzlies battled ferociously – the Golden State Warriors – won the NBA title. The road...
When former LeMoyne-Owen College baseball coach Rodney Newman abruptly resigned three-fourths of the way into the season, senior catcher De'Anthony Baker realized that he would have to step up and become not just a better player, but an improved leader...
The end of the road turned out to be San Francisco for the Memphis Grizzlies, whose upstart quest for an NBA championship stalled with a 110-96 semi-final loss in Game 6 to Golden State on Saturday night. For 41 minutes...