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

  Memphis 901 FC’s Marc Burch reflects on time spent with family during coronavirus

Lausanne’s Moussa Cisse reclassifies to class of 2020

Conley supports multiple charities during coronavirus, donates to two Mid-South organizations

  Redbirds adjust plans daily while waiting for MLB’s return to play proposal

  Memphis 901 FC finds new practices during USL training moratorium

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  NCAA moves to modernize player compensation, changes the game for student-athletes

Former Memphis Tiger applies football lessons to business practices

  U of M’s Antonio Gibson picked in 2020 NFL Draft

Tigers land Landers Nolley

NBA G League talks to Briarcrest star gaurd

Jalen Green picks pros over U of M tigers

Players’ mental health is Silverfield’s priority during COVID-19

Ryan Silverfield checks in on players' mental health while team is away during coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Olympic Rifle Team member and University of Memphis Graduate Assistant reacts to postponement of Tokyo Olympics

U.S. Olympic Rifle team member, Ali Weisz, reacts to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics amidst COVID-19.

Rachel Heck heading to Augusta National Women’s Amatuer

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

  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.

Gridiron Girl Aniah Echols gets ultimate NFL surprise

Report: Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant invited to NBA Slam Dunk Contest

  James Wiseman leaves U of M in prep for NBA

Tigers running back, Kenny Gainwell, earns All-American status

Top college holder is a Tiger

Briarcrest star guard gets basketball offer from Duke

U of M running back bound for East-West game

Patrick Taylor has agreed to play in the Post Season Classic All-Star Game that benefits the Shriners Children’s Hospital.

Tigers Women’s basketball star makes league mark

The Tiger women coming off a blowout win against UAB Sunday with a final score of 77-52.

Willis, McFadden inducted in College Football Hall of Fame

Former Arkansas Running Back Darren McFadden is also part of the 2019 College Hall of Fame class.

Briarcrest lineman picks Vols

The Tennessee Vols reach their recruiting tentacles into Memphis and pull out another top Shelby County star.

Jackson out as Hustle starts new week

Troubling note, Josh Jackson has been suspended for missing a team meeting and no word on how long the team will sit him.

Griz win with Ja back in the lineup

Morant with 26 points, including 13 in the 4th quarter on 50 percent shooting, to go along with seven assists.

2019 Tennnessee Mr. Footall winners announced

On the high school level, four area players earn the coveted Mr. Football Award in Tennessee after making it into the finalists late November.

2 Tigers earn AAC league honors

Two Tigers players received recognition for being the best at what they do in the American Athletic Conference for the final games of the regular season.

Tigers’ Patrick Taylor back in the AAC mentions

Welcome Back, Big Pat!

  Antonio Brown countersuing Memphis woman amid sexual assault lawsuit

New details surrounding Antonio Brown -- the former NFL wide receiver is countersuing the Memphis woman who accused him of sexual assault, according to ESPN.

Tenn. Mr. Football finalists announced

Finalists for the Tennessee Mr. Football standings have been announced.

Tigers hang on to beat Little Rock without Wiseman

With the James Wiseman situation somewhat settled, a 12 game NCAA suspension that the U of M is appealing, the 16th ranked Tigers set their sights on the Trojans of Little Rock.

Penny Hardaway waits for NCAA on Wiseman decision

he clock keeps ticking and the games keep going by as the NCAA continues to contemplate what to do with Freshman Hoop Star James Wiseman and the University of Memphis.

  IRONMAN 70.3 race coming to the Bluff City October 2020

IRONMAN along with city leaders gathered in Shelby Farms Park for the announcement.

Rebels quarterback SEC Freshman of the Week

Ole Miss Quarterback John Rhys Plumlee is the talk of the SEC.

Jeremiah Martin doing it big in G-League

Former Memphis Tiger Jeremiah Martin is tearing it up in the G-League!

Tigers’ Calvin Austin responds to football scholarship

The 5 foot, 9 inches tell, 163 pound speedster showing where there’s a will, there’s a way, destroying the Houston secondary with five catches for 81 yards and a touchdown in Memphis win over the Cougars 45 to 27.

Tigers fall on road at Oregon as foul trouble limits Wiseman

Oregon beat Memphis with a final score of 82-74.

Rebels’ Plumlee named SEC Football Co-Freshman of the Week

Ole Miss Quarterback John Rhys Plumlee has been named the SEC Co-Freshman of the Week after breaking several records in the Rebels 41 to 3 win over New Mexico State.

Tigers’ Wiseman earns AAC Freshman of the Week

“The American” names Wiseman as its Freshman of the Week for his performance in the Tigers first two games this season.

Tigers ride Wiseman to season opening basketball victory

One of the most anticipated Memphis Tigers Men’s Basketball seasons ever tipped off Tuesday night at FedExForum.

Wiseman to make U of M debut in Tigers Basketball Opener Tuesday

Prized No. 1 Recruit James Wiseman is pronounced ready to go for Tuesday night’s regular season opener against South Carolina State at FedExForum.

Golden State’s Steph Curry goes down with injury

The 2-time MVP fell hard on his left wrist and broke his hand in the third quarter.

Memphian Rachel Heck receives 5th Rolex All American honor

She conlcudes her illustrious prep career being named a Rolex All American for the 5th straight year. Her first was as an 8th grader.

Memphis Tigers punter up for weekly national award

Williams is nominated for the howitzer he blasted off his foot in the fourth quarter of last Saturday’s game at Louisiana-Monroe.

Late throws by Brady White help Tigers past Navy

White, who’s been criticized for a lack of arm strength and foot speed admittedly struggled in the first half missing wide open receivers and fumbling near the red zone to kill drives.

Grizzlies send Josh Jackson to Hustle

Jackson has unquestioned talent, but has maturity issues off the court. He’s had several misdemeanor charges and has skipped out on Suns team commitments.

Jackson Jr. added to USA basketball select roster

More notoriety is in store for Memphis Grizzlies 2nd-year forward Jeran Jackson, Jr. Thursday, JJJ was named to the USA Select team roster.

Collier makes history for Memphis 901 FC

Memphis 901 FC’s Elliot Collier is used to making history for the first year club.

Former DeSoto Central star debuts in big leagues, bashes home run

Riley, a 2015 1st round draft pick for the Atlanta Braves, got his call to the show Wednesday with the Braves needing an extra bat.

  Germantown track star sets sights on 2020 Olympics

This quiet-natured track standout isn’t just an exceptional sprinter. She’s also going the distance off the track.

Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in phone-smashing incident

Charges against the MMA superstar for smashing a fan's phone have been dropped.

Memphis golfer in hunt to make NCAA Finals

University of Memphis Golfer Michaela Fletcher is in second place after day two of the NCAA Women’s Oklahoma Regional.

  Pollard’s path to NFL a testament to hard work

Tony Pollard had a feeling he would become a Dallas Cowboy. Days before the Memphis Tigers former do it all weapon was drafted in the fourth round, 128th overall, by America’s Team, he had a hunch he was headed to the Lone Star state, and hoped it would happen.

  3 Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft

The 2019 NFL Draft is packed with Mid-South college stars looking to make their living in The Shield, but, how many, if any, will get the call on the first night in the first round?

  The stage is set for the 2019 NFL Draft

The 2019 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night in Nashville! There are several Mid-South athletes who could be drafted in the First Round.

NCAA tournament welcomes Ole Miss/Tiger golfers

The SEC Champion Ole Miss Women's Golf team earned a number-9 seed in the NCAA Regional at Norman Oklahoma from May 6-9.

Mike Conley named finalist for NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is a finalist for the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.

  Security measures in place for NFL Draft this week in Nashville

In just two days, all eyes will be on Nashville for the 2019 NFL Draft. It is the first time the draft will be in the Music City.

Memphis-area student athletes honored by NFFHOF

The Memphis chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame honored 11 high school seniors and two college seniors from the University of Memphis and Rhodes at its annual Black Tie Dinner on the Rhodes College Campus on Monday night.

Tiger hoops looking at Little Rock grad transfer

In college hoops, with the late national signing period in full swing, Memphis Tigers Head Coach Penny Hardaway has his eye on bevy of top high school guards.

Memphis named a finalist to host 2020 IRONMAN triathlon

Memphis has been named a finalist as a potential host for a new IRONMAN triathlon in 2020.

901 FC to play in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

From the court to the pitch, Memphis 901 FC will play in the most prestigious soccer tournament in the United States beginning in May.

  East High’s Antonio Thomas signs with Bradley

East High School point guard, Antonio Thomas, made his longtime commitment to Bradley University official on Wednesday, signing his national letter of intent with the Braves.

  University of Memphis Tigers play Friday Night Stripes game

The Memphis Tigers held their annual Friday Night Stripes spring game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

  Grizzlies execs explain decision to fire Coach Bickerstaff

We finally have a better idea of what exactly went down Thursday within the Memphis Grizzlies organization.

  Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks visits Le Bonheur patients

Patients at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital had a special visitor on Tuesday!

Auburn gymnast suffers career-ending injuries to both knees

Samantha Cerio took to Instagram Sunday to announce she’s “hanging up my grips and leaving the chalk behind,” effectively retiring from the sport she’s loved for 18 years.

  Memphis Express president says he’s ‘heartbroken’ for AAF players, coaches after league folds

The fall of the Alliance of American Football hasn't been graceful. The league and its franchises are facing backlash from businesses looking to get paid for their services.

Memphis Redbirds win first game of new season

The champs are back at the Park for baseball!

  Memphis Express player stuck with huge hotel bill after AAF folds

The Alliance of American Football is no more, but the unpaid bills left behind are piling up.

Vols’ Jordan Bone enters name in NBA Draft

Tennessee Junior Guard Jordan Bone said he’s exploring his options for the NBA Draft.

  Tennessee Vols prepared for NCAA Sweet 16 game against Purdue

The University of Tennessee men’s basketball team will take the court in the NCAA tournament Thursday night.

  Penny Hardaway grades his first season as U of M Tigers’ head coach

University of Memphis head basketball coach Penny Hardaway is reflecting on the Tigers post season and looking to the future.

UFC Star Conor McGregor says he’s retiring

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor tweets he's retiring from the sport

  Memphis 901 FC forward named to USL Team of the Week

Memphis 901 FC Forward Elliot Collier earned USL Team of the Week Honors on Tuesday following a standout performance during Memphis’ 1-1 draw over the weekend against Loudoun United at AutoZone Park.

  East High’s James Wiseman named Gatorade National Player of the Year

East High Senior James Wiseman has been named Gatorade Boys National High School Player of the Year.

2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel joins Memphis Express

Heisman-winning former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been signed by the Alliance of American Football and will join the Memphis Express.