AAU basketball program finds way to showcase top players during coronavirus

Hoop City puts on a pro week for top high school talent in the region.

Grizzlies centers says no judging on who stays or goes

Several more NBA players opt out of ‘bubble’

Ja Morant joins Hoop City pro day camp

Mahomes agrees to righest contract in sports history

Jonas Valanciunas says Grizzlies building for future

Grizzlies Brandon Clarke says ‘bubble’ should have college feel

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Washington Redskins will review team’s name after FedEx asks for change

AutoZone Park reopening for return of Memphis 901 FC

  Ja Morant packs on 12 pounds over NBA’s hiatus

FedEx asks Washington Redskins to change team name

Former Hog inks deal with Baltimore Orioles

Grizzlies coach says team ready for ‘bubble’

  Memphis Football to wear BLM sticker on helmets for entire fall season

Memphis football will wear BLM stickers on helmets this fall.

  TSSAA announces restrictions for high school contact sports after gov. extends State of Emergency order

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association is bringing an update to student members of contact sports following the Governor Bill Lee’s decision to extend the State of Emergency order.

No Redbirds in 2020: Minor League Baseball cancels season

The league tweeted the news Tuesday afternoon, saying Major League Baseball announced it would not provide its affiliated teams with players for the 2020 season.

PGA Tour pro Dustin Johnson looks at return to Memphis

One of the hottest golfers on the PGA Tour apparently is planning to a trip to Memphis for the second annual World Golf Championships FedEx/St. Jude Invitational.

901 FC for full contract training

Morant clarifies jersey retweet

Hustle G.M. among tops in NBA G-League

Hamlim drives FedEx car to victory at Pocono

Dustin Johnson takes Traveler’s Championship

Tiger golfer wins Mississippi amateur

NBA players can make social statements with their jerserys

The NBA, reportedly, will allow players to replace their last name on their jerseys with social justice statements.

College athletics reacts to proposed change of Miss. state flag

Reaction to the changing of the Mississippi state flag to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its left corner is resounding through the Magnolia State’s colleges and universities.

  Alternative Baseball pushes to start Memphis team for players with disabilities

Alternative Baseball pushes for Memphis team catering to players with disabilities

USL group set for 901 FC return to play

We now know what group Memphis 901 FC is placed in as the United Soccer League prepares to return to the pitch next month.

2 Memphis Hustle players earn All G-League Honors

Congratulations to Memphis Hustle Players Jarrod Uthoff and Dusty Hannahs for earning All G-League status in the virus-shortened season.

Tigers basketball aims high in recruiting

Memphis Tigers Head Coach Penny Hardaway is working the recruiting trail and turning heads up in Minnesota.

NBA releases new game schedule after COVID-19 postpones season

The NBA season is back on, which means more of the Grizz! And by the look of the team’s Twitter account, they have been awaiting this moment.

Tiger Basketball enters phase zero

The Tiger men’s basketball team began their phase zero last Friday.

Kings players catch COVID-19

As the NBA prepares to close out its season in the -so called- “Bubble” in Orlando, Florida.

Vince Carter calls it a career

Former Memphis Grizzlies forward Vince Carter is retiring after 22 years in the NBA.

  Could the pandemic-shortened season open a door for the Grizzlies to leave Memphis?

There is some concern about the NBA Grizzlies and their contract to continue playing in Memphis at FedExForum. It has to do with the amount of paid attendance at the games and whether it is enough to keep the Grizzlies in the Bluff City.

UofM athletes, athletic department staff member test positive for COVID-19

Medical staff is in the process of contact tracing while the players and staff member are in isolation.

Growing number of NBA players opt out of bubble

More NBA players are opting out of the league’s bubble restart next month in Orlando, Florida - including a former Memphis Grizzly.

PGA Tour adjusts protocols as result of positive coronavirus tests

PGA Tour commissioner gives update on schedule after positive coronavirus tests.

Grizz Gaming winning streak ends

Grizz Gaming, the NBA 2K affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, fell 2-1 Tuesday night against the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai.

Former Grizz favorite heads to the West Coast

Former Grizzlies forward Joakim Noah has a new NBA home.

Ariza opts out of bubble for Blazers

One of the teams chasing the Grizzlies for the 8th and final playoff spot, the Portland Trail Blazers, will be without one of their top wing players for the bubble in Orlando.

Berger commits to WGCFESJI

The commitments are already starting to roll in for next month’s World Golf Championships FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

Make room for more Manning at Vaught-Hemingway

Another Manning name and number will soon be immortalized at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

USL give ok for full practice

The United Soccer League is lifting its training moratorium.

Gizzilies’ Winslow uncertain about NBA return

With NBA players set to return to their respective teams Tuesday, the cloud of coronavirus hangs over every franchise, including the Memphis Grizzlies.

Ole Miss to retire Eli Manning’s No. 10 jersey

The ceremony is scheduled to take place later this year during the Auburn football game on Sept. 19.

  NASCAR driver Hamlin adds NCRM logo to car for GEICO 500 race

NASCAR driver, Denny Hamlin put the pedal to the metal with a flat black paint and the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Hotel logo on the hood for Sunday’s GEICO 500.

  NCAA bans championship events from Mississippi over state flag

Pressure is mounting for lawmakers in Mississippi over the controversial state flag with confederate roots, as the NCAA banned the state from hosting championship events Friday.

  Memphis 901 FC will return but look different with USL’s return to play plans

USL discusses return to play plans.

NCAA bans Mississippi from holding any championships over state flag

The NCAA Board of Governors is banning any NCAA championship events from being held in Mississippi.

Grizz Gaming falls in quarterfinals of tipoff tournament

The Memphis Grizzlies are in a good position to advance in the NBA’s truncated season set to resume next month in Orlando.

Grizz Gaming falls in quarterfinals of tipoff tournament

The Memphis Grizzlies are in a good position to advance in the NBA’s truncated season set to resume next month in Orlando.

SEC Commissioner: ‘It is past time for change to be made to the flag of... Mississippi'

Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, has now weighed in to the Mississippi flag controversy.

Memphis Football hits recruitment surge with three big commitments

Memphis football gets three commitments from top recruits.

2020 U.S. Open set for return

The U.S. Open is on again!

Belmont Stakes back on

The Belmont Stakes kicks off horse racing’s Triple Crown Saturday right here on WMC Action News 5 and NBC.

Tigers indoor practice facility ready to go

The University of Memphis is celebrating an opening Wednesday of a facility that was a long time in the making.

  Memphis leaders estimate big financial hit with cancellation of Southern Heritage Classic

Financial impact of the cancellation of the Southern Heritage Classic.

West Memphis hires Robert Hooks as their new head football coach

Hooks led Osceola to the 3A State Finals in 2018 & 2019. He was 36-7 in three seasons with the Seminoles, winning a pair of 3A-3 championships.

Grizz Gaming advances to the topoff tourney playoffs

The hottest team on the NBA 2K Esports Circuit, Grizz Gaming, in action in the 2K League Tipoff Tournament on Tuesday.

Ole Miss Rebels sign Bianco to extension

Winning National Coach of the Year is working good for job security for Ole Miss Baseball Coach Mike Bianco.

Memphis Football picks up two defensive back commits

Memphis Tigers Football coach Ryan Silverfield hard on the recruiting trail, getting several top players out of the Nashville area lately.

Mid-South players on CFB Hall of Fame ballot

Seventy-eight players from Division One are on the ballot, including former University of Tennessee star linebacker Al Wilson, who’s from Jackson.

Former Tigers coach on ballot for CFB Hall of Fame

The winningest head coach in Memphis Tigers Football History is on the ballot for the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame.

Southern Heritage Classic canceled due to COVID-19

The 31st annual Southern Heritage Classic has been canceled, according to officials.

WNBA prepares for tipoff

Add another Pro League set to get back to business.

Tiger-Bama basketball series set

The Memphis Tigers have agreed to a home and home series with Alabama.

Cowboys top back/others test positive for COVID-19

In the NFL, several players on the Dallas Cowboys And Houston Texans test positive for coronavirus.

2 colleges request athletes to sign coronavirus waivers

A document, developed by SMU’s Legal Counsel, said players must agree they cannot hold the school liable for anything related to COVID-19.

9 Ole Miss student-athletes in quarantine

The coronavirus comes to the Ole Miss campus in Oxford.

  U of M Athletic Department holds unity walk continuing fight for racial equality

Players from all sports were invited along with coaches and staff members. They made their way from south campus to the main campus joining together.

  Top Memphis basketball players from all levels play -- the ultimate hoops session

What happens when you get the best Memphis hoopers together for some pick-up? It goes viral and becomes the hottest invite in town.

DeSoto Central high school star taken in MLB Draft

Day 2 of the Major League Baseball Draft and DeSoto Central’s Blaze Jordan goes to the Boston Red Sox in the 3rd Round with the 89th pick.

Tigers/Bulldogs series now official

The Memphis Tigers officially announced Thursday a home and home series with Mississippi State for 2028 and 2029.

  Veatch projects financial hit with limited fans at Memphis football games

Memphis AD Laird Veatch projects financial losses without full football stadium.

Morant gets in run before before NBA season starts

While the NBA is preparing to go back to work, some players are having misgivings if the Orlando Bubble is a good idea due to the coronavirus.

Mid-South players in round one MLB draft

Arkansas All-American Heston Kerstadt goes to the Baltimore Orioles as the number two overall pick.

  College football tickets may be hard to come by this fall

Come this fall, college football games may not look like they always have. The University of Memphis announced Wednesday that because of social distancing, it’s likely only season ticket holders will get tickets.

NWCC’s Dalton Fowler listed as Top 200 prospect ahead of MLB draft

NWCC's Dalton Fowler listed on MLB's Top 200 prospects ahead of draft.

NASCAR bringing fans back

NASCAR is preparing to bring fans back to the track June 21.

Ole Miss baseball coach named top in the country

Ole Miss’ Mike Bianco is the Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year.

Tigers A.D hears players on Floyd death, outlines plans to heal

The entire University of Memphis Athletic community has been reacting to the racial unrest George Floyd’s death has brought to the forefront.