Friday Football Fever: Week 6 match-ups and scores

It’s week 6 of Friday Football Fever, the most exciting night of high school sports!

Pruitt gets extension ready to run for Tennessee

ARCA Menard racing series championship in Memphis this weekend

Tigers Coxie lauds former teammates in NFL

  Ole Miss opens football season with gameday guidelines

Ole Miss suspends baseball activities after positive COVID tests

Bulldogs name starting quarterback

Continued Coverage

COVID-19 postpones Arkansas State vs Tulsa

Brady White says COVID-19 won’t stop Tigers

Bama leads the media pre-season all SEC selections

NBA plans virtual and in-person combine

Olive Branch High boys’ basketball team quarantined, school officials say

Ole Miss quarterbacks still fighting for top spot

PAC-12 to vote on return to play

Several media outlets, including Sports Illustrated, are reporting the PAC12 will meet Thursday to decide whether to jump into the fray of this college football season.

Leg injury vs Arkansas State puts Tigers back on shelf for now

University of Memphis Backup Running Back Cam Fleming is out for the foreseeable future due to a leg injury suffered in the team’s opener vs Arkansas State.

Report: AAC talks 20-game conference hoop season

Jon Rothstein of college hoops reports sources tell him the American Athletic Conference will play a 20-game, double round-robin league schedule next season.

NBA commissioner says new season could begin in 2021

Maybe you’ll see Ja Morant again in FedExForum but it won’t be till the calendar turns for a new year. The NBA is reportedly looking for a January start to next season.

901 FC postpones match vs NC FC

COVID-19 taking toll on Tiger football

2 Memphis Tigers find NFL end zone for 1st time

‘I believe': Deion Sanders spreads positivity at introduction as JSU head coach

  Memphis cancels upcoming game at UTSA, adds SFA to schedule

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Former Memphis Tiger advances quest for NCAA Woman of the Year

Congratulations to former Memphis Tigers Women’s Soccer Star Stacia Mallin. She is named as a 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 Honoree.

901 FC interim head coach readies team for stretch run

It’s a quick turnaround for Memphis 901 FC on the pitch and not just because they’ve got to go back on the road for their next game.

Reports: Deion Sanders could be next Jackson State Football coach

Is he coming? Or is he not? Conflicting, but exciting reports out of Jackson, Mississippi saying NFL Hall of Famer and TV Personality Deion Sanders could become the next head football at Jackson State University.

  Ole Miss unveil new powder blue uniforms ahead of season opener

Rebels will debut their new digs in their 2020 season opener, September 26th at home against No. 5 Florida.

  Coach Shabazz plans combines for SCS football players

Coach Shabazz plans football combine for Shelby County Schools athletes

NBA Draft date set

The NBA has adjusted its date for the association’s annual talent party, otherwise known as the draft.

NCAA sets opening date for college basketball

The NCAA Division One Council is setting the start of the college basketball season for the day before Thanksgiving, Nov. 25.

U of M disputes number of positive COVID-19 cases on football team

The Shelby County Health Department confirms there are now 46 active COVID-19 cases among the Tigers' athletic programs.

  SCS releases details on athlete showcases after fall sports postponed

SCS Superintendent Joris Ray says there will be showcases and combines for junior and and senior athletes, as well as exposure to local and national coaches and scouts.

  Athletes, parents protest SCS decision to postpone fall sports

Shelby County Schools' decision to postpone fall sports until further notice has been a hard pill to swallow for some students and parents.

  Shelby County Health Dept. confirms 46 COVID-19 cases within UofM’s athletics programs

The cases represent two separate clusters.

Grizzlies places 2 on NBA first team all rookie squad

The Memphis Grizzlies are the only team with two players named to the NBA’s First Team All-Rookie Squad.

Report: Tigers basketball heads north for the winter

In college basketball news the Memphis Tigers may be trading bathing suits for snowshoes.

Gotti comes through in shaky debut with Titans

What a debut for Stephen Gostkowski as Kicker for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans Monday night!

Tigers linebacker Tim Hart opts out

On another note, Tigers Linebacker Tim Hart announcing Monday he won’t play the rest of this year.

Dykes celebrates return to field with AAC Honor Roll

Tigers Tight End Sean Dykes earns his first spot on the AAC Honor Roll after catching 10 of Brady White’s passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns.

Brady White named AAC Offensive Player of the Week

Despite all the COVID-19 consternations, the Tigers are ranked 15th in the nation in the latest coaches poll, and 16th in the A.P.

  SCS superintendent says district will postpone fall sports until further notice

Ray shared a video explaining the decision on Twitter, saying despite collaborative efforts in the district and locally to reduce the spread of COVID-19, there is “still far too much uncertainty to move forward with athletic practices and competitions.”

901 FC dismisses head coach; assistant named as interim replacement

"Tim was the first coach in 901 FC history and we are incredibly grateful for his countless hours and dedication to the club. That said, our goal from day one has been to build a winning culture and compete for a USL Championship and so far we have fallen short.”

  Tigers' Coach Silverfield addresses COVID-19 outbreak that sidelined football program

Last week, the University of Memphis suspended all football activities because of the outbreak. Contact tracing continues and a “significant number” of people are in quarantine, according to the Tigers athletics department.

WMC and UofM team up to broadcast games for ESPN streaming service

WMC Action News 5 is teaming up with the University of Memphis athletics department to produce games for the new American Athletic Conference national television agreement with ESPN.

Memphis Grizzlies add Darko Rajaković as assistant coach

Today the Memphis Grizzlies announced the team has added Darko Rajaković as an assistant coach under head coach Taylor Jenkins. The team also announced assistant coach Neven Spahija departed for a coaching opportunity overseas.

  Memphis vs. Houston game postponed after COVID-19 outbreak

The Memphis Tigers Sept. 18 game against the Houston Cougars is postponed after a COVID-19 outbreak connected to the Tigers football program.

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  COVID-19 sidelines U of M football program

After multiple confirmed cases of COVID-19, the University of Memphis has suspended all football activities.

Recruiting doesn’t stop while Tigers batte COVID-19 outbreak

While the Memphis Tigers are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak that could cost them next week’s conference opener against Houston, the U of M is still wheeling and dealing on the recruiting trail.

  Southern Heritage Classic weekend arrives with no rivalry, family events due to COVID-19

Typically, during a weekend in Mid-September, Tiger Lane would be filled with thousands of people tailgating for the Southern Heritage Classic. But not this year.

  Memphis-Houston game uncertain after number of people connected to football program test positive for COVID-19

According to the university’s athletic’s department, a number of people connected to the football program tested positive for COVID-19.

Tigers look inward during open date

The goal for Memphis Tiger Football this week, with its first bye of the season, is to focus on itself.

901 FC gets road win at North Carolina

The Boys in Blue running out of chances to try and make the playoffs in this, their COVID-19 shortened second season in the United Soccer League.

  SCS officials say decision on fall sports expected by early next week

Athletes within Shelby County Schools remained sidelined as the district is not yet authorizing teams to play games amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Story of legendary LeMoyne-Owen College coach featured at film festival

The spotlight is on Memphis sports again as the independent film “First Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry C. Johnson” makes its debut in the Burbank International Film Festival this week.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

Tiger return to ‘Turnover Belt’

Adam Fuller, who left the Tigers with Mike Norvell for Florida State, opted not to use the gimmick, but Coach Mac says he has good reason to bring it back.

Ole Miss battling COVID-19 as Florida opener nears

Two and a half weeks. That’s all the Ole Miss Rebels have to get ready for their season opener against one of the top teams in the country when 8th ranked Florida comes to Oxford for the kickoff of SEC Football.

Could a basketball ‘bubble’ be in the Tigers' future

While the NBA has proven the “bubble concept” works to keep the coronavirus away from its athletes, college basketball is taking a long look to see if it can be implemented at its level.

Tigers’ Oliver makes gameching interception against A-State

Talk about your first game jitters. That’s exactly what Memphis Tigers Defensive Back Salvonta Oliver had in the U of M’s first game of the season against Arkansas State Saturday night at the Liberty Bowl.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Tennessee State University remembers history-making golf coach

A Tennessee State University alumna who was the first African-American woman to coach an all-men’s team at the collegiate level is being remembered as a trailblazer whose legacy will live on to those she inspired.

  Memphis Tigers return to AutoZone Liberty Bowl for season opener

The University of Memphis football team kicked off an unprecedented season in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic. And game day looked a lot different.

  Memphis Tigers football returns with safety changes

To keep things orderly, there have been several adjustments to how fans enter the stadium.

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Miss. colleges team up for ‘Stronger Together’ campaign

Mississippi’s college athletic programs are making an effort to stay united.

Former Tiger star kicker has new NFL address

Former Memphis Tiger Stephen Gostkowski will now kick for the Tennessee Titans.

U of M punter earns spot on prestigious watch list

The Memphis Tigers, once again, are being heralded for their special teams performers.

Tigers quarterback ready for new season kicking off at Liberty Bowl

The kickoff clock is winding down to t-minus one day until the opener of college football here in the Mid-South when the Memphis Tigers host Arkansas State at the Liberty Bowl.

Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant named 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year

Morant’s star power was on display from the opening tip of the season.

PGA sets dates for 2021 WGC-FESJI

The dates are set for next year’s World Golf Championships FedEx-St. Jude Invitational.

Rodriguez Clark ready for new role with Tigers

The Memphis Tigers kick off their season with a new feature back against Arkansas State Saturday at the Liberty Bowl.

Make up game set for 901 C vs NC FC after boycott postpones game

The Boys in Blue have a makeup date for the game that was postponed over the weekend against North Carolina FC due to the 901 FC boycott and March to fight racial injustice.

Early chances slip away from 901 FC in loss to Charlotte

Memphis 901 FC got back on the home pitch Wednesday night with revenge on its mind against the Charlotte Independence.

  SCS coaches send district officials proposal to play football this fall

Football coaches within Shelby County Schools have submitted a plan to play to SCS Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray.

ARCA returns to Memphis International Raceway

Auto Racing returns to the round track at Memphis International Raceway later this month as the ARCA series brings its end of season championship to the Bluff City.

Arkansas State will hit Tigers with 2 QB attack

Arkansas State comes to the Liberty Bowl this weekend with a potent offense of its own... The Red Wolves head across the River ranked second Pre-Season in the Western Division of the Sun Belt Conference.. Plus, A-State features a 2 pronged attack at Quarterback..Logan Bonner, and Lane Hatcher.

U of M football looking to improve despite Gainwell opt-out

The Memphis Tigers kick off the season this Saturday night with a home contest against Mid-South rival Arkansas State.

Tiger Football picked 3rd by AAC media

After beginning fall camp with dreams of a second straight American Athletic Conference Football Championship, the University of Memphis gets the side-eye from media members voting in the pre-season poll.

Legendary Georgetown Coach John Thompson passes

Former Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson has died. He suffered from multiple health challenges.

U of M’s Tyler Harris officially an Iowa State Cyclone

Former Memphis Tigers Guard Tyler Harris will be eligible to play at Iowa State this season.