Friday, September 25, 2020
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Sports

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chamique Holdsclaw will enjoy the crowning achievement of her basketball career in the town where she produced many of her greatest moments. It's only appropriate that she's getting inducted into the Women's...
When was the last time you heard Robert F. Kennedy, Kobe Bryant and James Baldwin come up in the same conversation? It’s probably rare. But Undefeated columnist Bill Rhoden, CBS Local sportswriter Jamal Murphy and author Michael Eric Dyson found...
A 22-60 season for the Memphis Grizzlies wasn’t what many people expected, but it hasn’t turned Memphis natives away from enjoying the NBA Finals. For a city like Memphis, it would take much more than that. When Game 3 of the...
Quarterback Steve “Air” McNair from Alcorn State is among 10 greats from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) on the 2019 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. McNair, who went on to star with the NFL’s...
Tywanna Smith is a brand builder, an entrepreneur and best-selling author of “Surviving the Lights: A Professional Athlete’s Playbook to Avoiding the Curse.” Her experience as a professional basketball player, business owner and financial advisor puts her in a unique...
Chad Williams, Brandeis University The Conversation via The Associated Press (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) The recent decision by the NFL regarding player protests and the national anthem has yet...
So now we know for certain, the NFL really is full of it. There is no other way to say it: The NFL sold out its players with this new, thoughtless national anthem policy — which it arrogantly believed would...
Shortly before I left work Tuesday, I was chatting with a colleague about that night’s NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Grizzlies had the second best chance of securing the top pick. I was optimistic about getting into the...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWtykaIS-Ak Okay, so the Memphis Grizzlies almost certainly won't pick Arizona phenom DeAndre Ayton unless two other franchises go bonkers. Odds aren't looking great for Slovenian star Luka Doncic or Duke's Marvin Bagley, either. But the No. 4 pick? We'll take...
By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA's eyes turn to the future this week. A future that, perhaps, will have less tanking. The draft lottery — the last before changes come next year to dissuade...
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