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  • Tennessee looking to improve running game

    Tennessee looking to improve running game

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:52:38 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Coming off a surprisingly dominating 38-7 win over Utah State, Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones still sees some areas the Vols need to improve on.The win was good enough to get TennesseeMore >>
    Coming off a surprisingly dominating 38-7 win over Utah State, Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones still sees some areas the Vols need to improve on.More >>
  • Tennessee looking to improve running game

    Tennessee looking to improve running game

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:27:46 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Coming off a surprisingly dominating 38-7 win over Utah State, Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones still sees some areas the Vols need to improve on.The big win helped the Vols getMore >>
    Coming off a surprisingly dominating 38-7 win over Utah State, Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones still sees some areas the Vols need to improve on.More >>
  • Tigers football receives Coaches Poll Vote

    Tigers football receives Coaches Poll Vote

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:50:31 GMT
    MEMPHIS, TN - (WMC-TV) - The Memphis Tigers enter week two of the college football season on the radar. The Tigers earned a point in the USA Today/Coaches Poll, meaning one of the voters placed MemphisMore >>
    The Memphis Tigers enter week two of the college football season on the radar. The Tigers earned a point in the USA Today/Coaches Poll, meaning one of the voters placed Memphis at #25 in their ballot.More >>
  • Freshman Jarvis Cooper wins honor after first game

    Freshman Jarvis Cooper wins honor after first game

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:19 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:19:36 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - True freshman running back Jarvis Cooper was named to the American conference's football honor roll after leading the Memphis Tigers with 101 rushing yards in Saturday's 63-0 win over AustinMore >>
    True freshman running back Jarvis Cooper was named to the American conference's football honor roll after leading the Memphis Tigers with 101 rushing yards in Saturday's 63-0 win over Austin Peay.More >>
  • Young Tigers get playing time in 63-0 win

    Young Tigers get playing time in 63-0 win

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:18:04 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - When a team lights up the scoreboard like the Memphis Tigers did in Saturday's 63-0 win over Austin Peay, the backups get to see the gridiron.U of M Players and Coaches alike say the caliberMore >>
    When a team lights up the scoreboard like the Memphis Tigers did in Saturday's 63-0 win over Austin Peay, the backups get to see the gridiron.
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  • Grizzlies waive Franklin

    Grizzlies waive Franklin

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:59:05 GMT
    The Memphis Grizzlies waived guard Jamaal Franklin, the team announced on Sunday.
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    The Memphis Grizzlies waived guard Jamaal Franklin, the team announced on Sunday.
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  • Tigers win season opener over Austin Peay

    Tigers win season opener over Austin Peay

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-08-31 15:02:18 GMT
    (WMC) Memphis, TN--Calling it a must win, Memphis opened the 2014 campaign against a team that didn't win a single game last year, but the Tigers themselves, haven't won a season opener since the 2004More >>
    (WMC) Memphis, TN--Calling it a must win, Memphis opened the 2014 campaign against a team that didn't win a single game last year, but the Tigers themselves, haven't won a season opener since the 2004More >>
  • Arkansas falls at Auburn

    Arkansas falls at Auburn

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:57:01 GMT
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 openingMore >>
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 openingMore >>
  • Bulldogs blowout Golden Eagles

    Bulldogs blowout Golden Eagles

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:53:06 GMT
    (WMC) STARKVILLE, Miss. - Dak Prescott threw for a career-high 284 yards and four touchdowns, including two to De'Runnya Wilson, and Mississippi State handed the Southern Miss it's 25th straight loss,More >>
    (WMC) STARKVILLE, Miss. - Dak Prescott threw for a career-high 284 yards and four touchdowns, including two to De'Runnya Wilson, and Mississippi State handed Southern Miss it's 25th straight lossMore >>
  • Week 1: Friday Football Fever roundup

    Week 1: Friday Football Fever roundup

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:37:10 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Trezevant SouthavenWhitehaven FairleyWest Carroll HardingCollierville ArlingtonBolton HoustonHillcrest CovingtonManasssas MunfordBrighton MillingtonMid-South Scores:More >>
    Read some of the highlights and see the scores from week 1.
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  • Week 1: Play of the week

    Week 1: Play of the week

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:35:26 GMT
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    (WMC-TV) - Play of the week time!For it, we go to the game between Whitehaven and Fairley.Tigers QB Jordan Williams is intercepted by the Bulldogs Jeremiah Evans at his own goal line.Jeremiah takes offMore >>
    Week one's play of the week comes from the game between Whitehaven and Fairley.
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  • A BETTER MID-SOUTH: Michael Owens inspires others

    A BETTER MID-SOUTH: Michael Owens inspires others

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:27 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:27:11 GMT
    (WMC) – When you need a little inspiration, I suspect you may not turn to your local newscast. But, I have to tell you I was recently inspired by a man featured on WMC Action News 5 who has every reasonMore >>
    WMC Action News 5 General Manager Tracey Rogers was recently inspired by a man who has every reason to be bitter.More >>
  • Memphis Football Preview: Game 1 vs. Austin Peay

    Memphis Football Preview: Game 1 vs. Austin Peay

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:18:13 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - The Memphis Tigers open their season Saturday, August 30 against the Austin Peay Governors. The Tigers are looking to win their first season opener since 2004, and look to do so against a teamMore >>
    Game 1 Preview: Memphis vs. Austin PeayMore >>
  • Tigers release conference basketball schedule

    Tigers release conference basketball schedule

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:19:32 GMT
    (WMC) MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  Tiger Nation can finish the Tigers' 2014-15 slate with the announcement of their American Athletic Conference games. All of Memphis' conference contests will air on one of ESPN'sMore >>
    (WMC) MEMPHIS, Tenn. –  Tiger Nation can finish the Tigers' 2014-15 slate with the announcement of their American Athletic Conference games. All of Memphis' conference contests will air on one of ESPN'sMore >>
  • Memphis lands 6-foot-11 basketball commit Nick Marshall

    Memphis lands 6-foot-11 basketball commit Nick Marshall

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:05:02 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - The Memphis Tigers basketball team added a commitment to their 2016 class in 6-foot-11 center Nick Marshall from Lexington High School in Tennessee.The big center is known for his shot-blockingMore >>
    The Memphis Tigers add a commitment to their 2016 class in 6-foot-11 center Nick Marshall from Lexington High School in Tennessee.More >>
  • Calvin Godfrey and Kedren Johnson enroll at Memphis

    Calvin Godfrey and Kedren Johnson enroll at Memphis

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:44:54 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - The U of M officially welcomes a couple of key transfers to campus. Now, the wait to see when they'll be eligible to play.6-foot-8, 230 pound forward Calvin Godfrey, and 6-foot-4, 230 poundMore >>
    Memphis basketball transfers Calvin Godfrey and Kedren Johnson enroll, still waiting on NCAA eligibility.
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  • Tigers break camp, ready for Austin Peay

    Tigers break camp, ready for Austin Peay

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:09:34 GMT
    (WMC) Memphis, TN-- As you 'Wait 'til this year,' as the billboards say, *this* year is almost here for the Memphis Tigers football team. The excitement, the expectations, coming to a head Saturday atMore >>
    As you "Wait 'til this year," as the billboards say, "this" year is almost here for the Memphis Tigers football team.
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  • Friday Football Fever Week 0 Roundup

    Friday Football Fever Week 0 Roundup

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:10:27 GMT
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    It's a big week for football here in Memphis, but a hot one outside. Several games had to start late due to heat and humidity.
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  • #FreeAlex: Community supports teen after vandalizing accusation

    #FreeAlex: Community supports teen after vandalizing accusation

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:48:37 GMT
    (WMC) - Family and friends of a Mississippi teenager accused of vandalizing a school believe police have the wrong suspect. Several viewers contacted WMC Action News 5 from North Mississippi asking usMore >>
    Family and friends of a Mississippi teenager accused of vandalizing a school believe police have the wrong suspect.More >>
  • Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams selected

    Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams selected

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:24:01 GMT
    Arguably the best conference in college football, the SEC's coaches now weighing in on who they think the league's best players are.All 14 teams represented with at least 1 selection to the coaches' preseasonMore >>
    Arguably the best conference in college football, the SEC's coaches now weighing in on who they think the league's best players are.
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  • Memphis releases non-conference basketball schedule

    Memphis releases non-conference basketball schedule

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:59:55 GMT
    (WMC) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis Tigers basketball team got exactly what it bargained for out of it's Canadian Exhibition trip, true competition.That seems to be the theme this year for a youthful TigersMore >>
    (WMC) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis Tigers basketball team got exactly what it bargained for out of it's Canadian Exhibition trip, true competition.That seems to be the theme this year for a youthful TigersMore >>
  • Woodson will transfer to Tennessee

    Woodson will transfer to Tennessee

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:45:34 GMT
    (WMC) Memphis- Dominic Woodson didn't have to travel far to get the fresh start he told Josh Pastner he needed.Our sister station, WBIR in Knoxville reporting Woodson will transfer to the University ofMore >>
    Dominic Woodson didn't have to travel far to get the fresh start he told Josh Pastner he needed.
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  • Vanderbilt star to transfer to Memphis

    Vanderbilt star to transfer to Memphis

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:13:31 GMT
    (WMC) Memphis-- Fresh off it's Canadian exhibition tour, the Memphis Tigers basketball team is coming home to a possible addition to the team.Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson announcing viaMore >>
    Fresh off its Canadian exhibition tour, the Memphis Tigers basketball team is coming home to a possible addition to the team.
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  • Grizzlies holding training camp in San Diego

    Grizzlies holding training camp in San Diego

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:11:54 GMT
    (WMC) Memphis--The Memphis Grizzlies are taking their act west of the Mississippi for training camp, as in WAY west.The Grizzlies announcing they'll hold training camp at the University of California SanMore >>
    The Memphis Grizzlies are taking their act west of the Mississippi for training camp, as in way west.
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  • Jimmy Whitt commits to Arkansas basketball

    Jimmy Whitt commits to Arkansas basketball

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:21:40 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - 6-foot-2 combo guard Jimmy Whitt of Hickman High school in Columbia, Missouri picked the Razorbacks over Missouri.Whitt held more than 25 offers including one from the University of Memphis.More >>
    Six-foot-2 combo guard Jimmy Whitt of Hickman High school in Columbia, Missouri picked the Razorbacks over Missouri.More >>
  • Redbirds first baseman Xavier Scruggs win PCL Player of the Week

    Redbirds first baseman Xavier Scruggs win PCL Player of the Week

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:48:41 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Memphis Redbirds first baseman Xavier Scruggs wins the Pacific Coast League's Player of the Week award for the week of August 11-18. Scruggs becomes the third consecutive Memphis Redbird toMore >>
    Memphis Redbirds first baseman Xavier Scruggs wins the Pacific Coast League's Player of the Week award for the week of August 11-18.More >>
  • Jarnell Stokes signs with Grizzlies

    Jarnell Stokes signs with Grizzlies

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:43:31 GMT
    (WMC) - Second round pick Jarnell Stokes signed with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Memphis native and Southwind High School graduate played three years at University of Tennessee before entering the NBAMore >>
    Second round pick Jarnell Stokes signed with the Memphis Grizzlies.More >>
  • Tigers basketball beats Ottawa University

    Tigers basketball beats Ottawa University

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:19 AM EDT2014-08-18 09:19:09 GMT
    (WMC) Ottawa--Before the Memphis Tigers basketball team even got on the plane to Canada, coach Josh Pastner saying his team was going to win games, but this was about experience.Memphis lost their firstMore >>
    Before the Memphis Tigers basketball team even got on the plane to Canada, coach Josh Pastner said his team was going to win games, but this was about experience. More >>
  • Tigers basketball falls against Carleton

    Tigers basketball falls against Carleton

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-17 14:48:33 GMT
    Needing game experience, the Memphis Tigers basketball team taking their high tops north of the border, beginning a 4-games in 4-days stretch against various teams from Canada.Unlike preseason trips beforeMore >>
    Needing game experience, the Memphis Tigers basketball team is taking their high tops north of the border, beginning a 4-games in 4-days stretch against various teams from Canada.Unlike preseason trips beforeMore >>
  • John Daly's ex-wife arrested; child missed too much school

    Ex-wife of pro golfer, John Daly, arrested; child missed too much school

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:09:30 GMT
    (WMC) - The ex-wife of professional golfer, John Daly, was arrested in Memphis because their son has missed too much school. Sherrie Daly was arrested on a contempt of court charge on Thursday. AccordingMore >>
    The ex-wife of professional golfer, John Daly, was arrested in Memphis because their son has missed too much school.More >>
  • Bo Wallace and Dak Prescott make Manning Award Watch List

    Bo Wallace and Dak Prescott make Manning Award Watch List

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:28:53 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Both Magnolia State star quarterbacks make the Manning Award Watch list. Ole Miss's Bo Wallace, and Mississippi State's Dak Prescott are two of 32 quarterbacks on the list for the award givenMore >>
    (WMC-TV) - Both Magnolia State star quarterbacks make the Manning Award Watch list. Ole Miss's Bo Wallace, and Mississippi State's Dak Prescott are two of 32 quarterbacks on the list for the award givenMore >>
  • Worley named Vols starter

    Worley named Vols starter

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:00:57 GMT
    The Tennessee Vols are going with experience over youth behind center.Vols coach Butch Jones announcing Justin Worley will open the year as the Vols starting QB.Worley was competing with sophomores NathanMore >>
    The Tennessee Vols are going with experience over youth behind center.
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  • Dominic Woodson to transfer

    Dominic Woodson to transfer

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:59:21 GMT
    Dominic Woodson had been on the endangered species list at the University of Memphis for some time.Now, Big Dom is Out of the Program.On the eve of the Tigers Exhibition trip to Canada, U of M Head CoachMore >>
    Dominic Woodson had been on the endangered species list at the University of Memphis for some time.
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  • Grizzlies host TWolves to open season

    Grizzlies host TWolves to open season

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:55:11 GMT
    (WMC) Memphis, TN- The NBA has released it's 2014-15 schedule, and the Grizzlies, coming off a franchise-record fourth consecutive playoff appearance, will tip-off their 14th season in Memphis  againstMore >>
    The NBA has released it's 2014-15 schedule, and the Grizzlies, coming off a franchise-record fourth consecutive playoff appearance, will tip-off their 14th season in Memphis against the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at FedExForum.
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  • Dallas Cowboys sign former Tiger punter Tom Hornsey

    Dallas Cowboys sign former Tiger punter Tom Hornsey

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:54:53 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Former Memphis Tiger punter Tom Hornsey is now a member of the Dallas Cowboys.Hornsey won last season's Ray Guy Award for the nation's best collegiate punter after averaging 45 yards per kick.OverMore >>
    Former Memphis Tiger punter Tom Hornsey is now a member of the Dallas Cowboys.More >>
  • More than 50,000 fans expected at Southern Heritage Classic

    More than 50,000 fans expected at Southern Heritage Classic

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-12 10:12:33 GMT
    (WMC) - Memphis is approaching the biggest game in the Mid-South: the Southern Heritage Classic. This year the classic will celebrate its 25th birthday. Fans still have time to be a part of the annualMore >>
    Memphis is approaching the biggest game in the Mid-South: the Southern Heritage Classic. This year the classic will celebrate its 25th birthday.More >>
  • Redbirds outfielder Tommy Pham wins PCL Player of the Week

    Redbirds outfielder Tommy Pham wins PCL Player of the Week

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-12 04:11:32 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Memphis Redbirds outfielder Tommy Pham was named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for the week of August 4-10.Pham hit .500 (14-28) with two home runs, seven RBIs, 10 runs scored andMore >>
    Memphis Redbirds outfielder Tommy Pham was named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for the week of August 4-10.More >>
  • Redbirds blank New Orleans 12-0

    Redbirds blank New Orleans 12-0

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-08-11 12:34:45 GMT
    (WMC-TV) - Flamethrower Carlos Martinez scattered three hits over six scoreless innings, ranging in velocity from 87 to 100 miles per hour.The Redbirds bats continued the breakout as Xavier Scruggs andMore >>
    The Memphis Redbirds beat the New Orleans Zephyrs 12-0 as Carlos Martinez scattered three hits over six scoreless innings.
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