Ryan Newman conscious after Daytona 500 crash

Here’s an update on Ryan Newman, who was seriously injured in a fiery crash at the end of the Daytona 500.

Two Super Bowl LIV champs from Mississippi honored by the state senate

Grizzlies shine in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Lillard’s injury in Memphis takes him out of All-Star game

The story behind Ja Morant’s “joggles”

Tigers battle Bearcats to overtime but fall 92-86

  Penny Hardaway named PRSA’s Communicator of the Year

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Grizzlies beat Blazers to go 2 over .500 at All Star Break

Tiger women’s basketball gets big win on road

Hustle hit heavy G League All-Star haul

Hardaway trying to boost Tigers confidence in wake of injured players

Winslow expects to play for Grizz after All-Star break

Ex-JSU coach was paid $170k in settlement after firing

Grizzlies V.P. says the team’s future secure with the addition of Winslow

It’s been a minute since Memphis Grizzlies Basketball Guru Zach Kleiman made a State of the Team address.

Grizz brass all in on Ja Morant

The Memphis Grizzlies have some momentum coming home after going 2-1 on their last road trip.

Tigers basketball health in question going into Cincinnati game

Anybody got some chewing gum and baling wire? That may be the only thing left to keep the University of Memphis from losing its entire roster to injury.

Rachel Heck heading to Augusta National Women’s Amatuer

Former St. Agnes Academy Stars Golfer Rachel Heck’s Star continues to shine.

Tigers basketball recruiting target set for Nike Hoop Summit

Shorthanded Grizzlies fall at Philly

Grizzlies sign Brooks to extension

Tiger basketball gets much needed win vs. Temple

National signing day a hit for Memphis head football coach Ryan Silverfield

Report: Memphis sends Crowder and Hill to Miami as part of Iguodala trade

Shorthand Grizzlies blast Mavericks in Dallas - got above .500

Shorthand Grizzlies blast Mavericks in Dallas - got above .500

More on proposed Grizzlies-Iguodala trade

Did somebody say ‘Break Up the Grizzlies?’

Report: Memphis Grizzlies trade Iguodala to Miami

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Andre Iguodala to the Miami Heat, according to an ESPN report.

No love lost for Andre Iguodala as NBA trade deadlines nears

With the NBA’s Trade deadline coming up Thursday, someone who won’t be joining the Grizzlies on the court, is Andre Iguodala - apparently, that’s alright with the rest of the team.

Another NBA Rookie of the Month honor for Ja Morant

As if Memphis NBA fans couldn’t be any more giddy about the neat generation fo the Grizzlies, the team continues to surprise the national pundits. The team is solidly in a playoff spot despite being in a rebuilding mode.

Tigers women and SEC men’s Tuesday hoop scores

On the hardwood Tuesday night, the Tiger women beat Tulane 64-62.

Grizzlies Jenkins NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month

Whatever the Memphis Grizzlies were thinking when they picked a Rookie Head Coach to lead a young team through a rebuild to respectability - so far, they’ve got a slam dunk!

Three Tigers earn top weekly honors in AAC Basketball

Memphis Tigers forward Precious Achiuwa is named AAC Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this season. Achiuwa averaged more than 17 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in two wins last week.

Grizzlies get back to .500 with win over Pistons

The Memphis Grizzlies are back home before hitting the road again for three more games away from the Bluff City.

Tigers looking to halt turnover bug

While everybody was putting the final touches on their Super Bowl parties, you can bet Memphis Tigers Basketball coach Penny Hardaway was in the lab trying to figure out how to keep his team from just throwing games away.

3 Grizzlies earn spots on the NBA’S Rising Stars Challenge

The Griz will be well represented at the NBA’s Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend in Chicago.

Shorthanded Griz gets blasted at New Orleans

What was a highly anticipated match-up between the top two picks in the NBA Draft takes a side seat to a Memphis Grizzlies team that’s shorthanded due to suspension and injury.

College baseball set to get underway at U of M

It’s just about time to play ball in college baseball.

Penny Hardaway touts Lance Thomas for Tigers win at UCF

It was Lance to the rescue for the Memphis Tigers Wednesday night in Orlando.

Jackson Jr., Guduric suspended for Friday’s game at Pelicans

The NBA has spoken in regards to suspensions from Wednesday night’s Grizzlies-Knicks fight at Madison Square Garden, and it’s not good for the Griz.

  America’s goalkeeper: How 901 FC sporting director Tim Howard got his big break

Soccer legend Tim Howard made a name for himself on the international sports stage, and now he’s scoring big for the Bluff City. But he had to get his start somewhere. He explains when he got his big break in this WMC Action News 5 exclusive.

John Andretti, longtime NASCAR, IndyCar driver, dies at 56 after battle with cancer

John Andretti, a longtime NASCAR and IndyCar driver, has passed away at age 56 after a long battle with colon cancer.

901 FC opens camp for second season in Memphis

It’s almost time to get the smoke and flares ready, Memphis 901 FC hits the pitch for it’s the second season in the United Soccer League’s Championship Division.

Grizzlies get to .500 with win at New York

New York? No problem for the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night.

Tigers bounce back at UCF

The Tigers in Orlando in a must-win game at UCF. Memphis lost two in a row, four of its last six, and had fallen out of the A.P. Top 25.

Mississippi State gets road win in SEC

The Mississippi State Bulldogs went down to Florida and beat the Gators 78-71.

Texas A&M beats Vols in Knoxville

On the Hill in Knoxville, the Tennessee Vols look for some home cooking on Rocky Top after a tough trip to Kansas.

Ole Miss battles 16th ranked Auburn to two overtimes

It’s been a rough season for the Ole Miss Rebels, who’ve been hit with several injuries to key players after getting off to a nice start this season.

Memphis Grizzlies get one game closer to .500 with win over Nuggets

The Memphis Grizzlies go into Tuesday night’s action with a two-game lead over the San Antonio Spurs for the eighth and final playoff spot in the NBA’s Western Conference.

  Memphis teen wins Kobe Bryant’s old basketball shoes for what he did off the court

- As the world mourns the passing of Kobe Bryant, so does a Memphis native who actually played with Kobe.

Petition launched to feature Kobe Bryant on NBA logo

Millions of people have signed a petition to change the silhouette on the NBA logo

  Penny Hardaway on Kobe Bryant: He ‘meant a lot to the world’

The sudden death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna has left athletes and fans shocked around the world.

Grizzlies’ Grayson Allen out indefinitely with hip injury

The team provided an update Monday after Allen injured himself during Friday’s game against the Detroit Pistons.

  Memphis fans react to the death of Kobe Bryant

Basketball fans in the Mid-South reacted with shock and mourning to the loss of one of the NBA’s greatest players Sunday.

Players react to the death of retired NBA star Kobe Bryant

Current and former NBA players took to social media Sunday in response to the untimely death of Kobe Bryant.

  From the WMC Archives: Kobe Bryant’s last game in Memphis

He’s known as the Black Mamba, casting a huge shadow over the NBA for 20 years and picking up five championship rings along the way.

901 FC readies for second season in Memphis

It’s time to dust off the boots and get the kit ready. Memphis 901 FC is set for its second season of professional soccer in the Bluff City.

Tigers recognize problems, prepare for SMU

It’s all about how you respond for the Memphis Tigers after the program suffered its worst defeat as a ranked team in history.

Grizzlies get back to winning track at Detroit

The Memphis Grizzlies, listing a little bit after two straight losses, try to right their ship with a trip to the Great Lakes.

Tennessee basketball recruit is McDonald’s All American

While the Tennessee Vols are preparing for their SEC/BIG 12 showdown at third-ranked Kansas this weekend, UT Head Coach Rick Barnes is celebrating the news one of his top recruits is now a McDonald’s All-American.

A first for Ole Miss Women’s hoops

Ole Miss now has its first Women’s McDonald’s All American ever in Madison Scott.

Grizzlies’ futility in Boston continues

Tough task for the Memphis Grizzlies to try to start a new winning streak.

No. 20 Tigers blasted at Tulsa

The Tigers have lost their last four-straight trips to Tulsa.

Hustle wins again as Yuta goes for 40

Another high scoring victory as the Hustle down the Delaware Blue Coats 138 to 121 behind a career-best 40 points from Memphis Grizzlies two-way player Yuta Watanabe.

  Tennessee state lawmakers file set of bills to compensate college athletes

State Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, and State Rep. Antonio Parkinson, D-Memphis, came together Tuesday in Nashville to discuss a bill package designed to financially help student athletes.

Memphis Tigers basketball players honored by AAC

For college basketball, the Memphis Tigers rise up to No. 20 in the nation in the latest Associated Press poll.

  MLK Legacy honorees talk about Grizz rookie start Ja Morant

While Monday’s Grizzlies game against the New Orleans Pelicans got out of hand in the second quarter, the Grizz never did stop battling.

Grizzlies seven-game winning streak ended by Pelicans

The saying is ‘all good things must come to an end,’ but, it sure isn’t fun when they do.

  Sports legacy award winners find surprise connection at MLK Day symposium

On this day honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, four former professional athletes were recognized for helping carry on his vision. But two of then share a surprise connection.

  Former Grizzlies player injured after being hit by drunk driver

Former Memphis Grizzlies player Chandler Parsons, who now plays for the Atlanta Hawks, was injured in a car crash last week.

  Sports greats honored during Grizzlies annual sports legacy symposium

The Memphis Grizzlies will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by honoring African American trailblazers in the sports industry.

  Memphis Grizzlies launch voter outreach campaign

The Memphis Grizzlies are looking to score come election time.

Shelby Co. judge rules TSSAA’s decision regarding James Wiseman, Ryan Boyce is void

A Shelby County judge has struck down the TSSAA’s ruling against former East High School basketball players James Wiseman and Ryan Boyce.

Gridiron Girl Aniah Echols gets ultimate NFL surprise

A 13-year-old teen from Oxford, Mississippi who also happens to be a football player received a special surprise Friday morning on “Good Morning America.”

  Tenn. lawmaker files bill allowing college athletes to be compensated for advertising

On Thursday, Senator Kelsey filed legislation that would allow college athletes to make money from advertising.

New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.

Memphis Grizzlies launch Grizz Biz Challenge for marketing partnership

The Memphis Grizzlies and Pinnacle Financial Partners have announced the launch of the Grizz Biz Challenge to partner in the expansion of a local business.

Mississippi State hires Mike Leach as head coach

Mississippi State is hiring Mike Leach as its new head football coach, according to multiple reports.

  Iconic USA goalkeeper Tim Howard talks about his new role with 901 FC

Howard spoke about his role as sporting director, what he thinks about the inaugural 901 FC season and why he wants this job for years to come.

  Memphis QB Brady White coming back for a final season with the Tigers

Brady White tweeted Wednesday that he “can’t wait to get back to work.”

  A look inside Ryan Silverfield’s $9.25M contract with UofM

New Tigers Football head coach Ryan Silverfield agreed to a five-year contract with the University of Memphis last month.

  Tim Howard named sporting director of Memphis 901 FC

“There is no one who cares more deeply about this organization,” said Peter Freund, principal owner.

Jackson native turned Harlem Globetrotter teaches basketball skills to local deaf students

Hyche has participated in the nation’s first-ever basketball camp for deaf and hard of hearing athletes.