Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Sports

Penny Hardaway calls it “the run” and with a team as loaded with talent as East High School it can come at any moment. In an instant there is a spark and the Mustangs have pushed out on their...
The boys’ basketball team at Hamilton High School has landed squarely on the positive side of change being a good thing. The Wildcats, who were reclassified this season from Class AAA to Class AA, now are state champs. Few observers...
The Red Devils of Douglass High School ran into a bigger and more agile team than they had played all season in the Class A championship game. After Douglass made its expected push to get past Loretto High School,...
There is a Memphis thing going on in Murfreesboro, where the TSSAA championship games are being played and Memphis teams have stamped their presence and positioned themselves to net titles. Count the Douglass Red Devils and the Hamilton Wild...
Distractions? What distractions? Oh, you mean the speculation - expectation - that head coach Penny Hardaway will soon be named the new head man for the University of Memphis men's basketball team? No problem, not so far for the East...
Despite all the obstacles and injuries, the Whitehaven Tigers have endured this season and now they will be playing for a Tennessee AAA State Championship after taking down the Northeast Eagles from Clarksville 47-41. The win sets up an all-Memphis...
The University of Memphis did what many – and arguably most – fans of the men’s basketball program thought was needed, firing head coach Tubby Smith and his staff. And while professional decorum dictated the use of the term “agreement...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tubby Smith has been fired as Memphis men's basketball coach after two seasons amid dropping attendance and donations to the athletic department. Smith told reporters he was no longer coach as he left a meeting Wednesday...
  By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press Brandon Jennings feels a sense of urgency in trying to prove he belongs back in the NBA after signing a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. Jennings, who joined the team on Sunday, took a huge...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kyvon Davenport scored 27 points with nine rebounds and Memphis held off a late-game push from South Florida for a 79-77 win on Thursday in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament. No. 5...
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