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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.

Jackson Jr. added to USA basketball select roster

Collier makes history for Memphis 901 FC

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

  Germantown track star sets sights on 2020 Olympics

Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in phone-smashing incident

Memphis golfer in hunt to make NCAA Finals

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  Pollard’s path to NFL a testament to hard work

  3 Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft

  The stage is set for the 2019 NFL Draft

NCAA tournament welcomes Ole Miss/Tiger golfers

Mike Conley named finalist for NBA Cares Community Assist Award

  Security measures in place for NFL Draft this week in Nashville

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

  University of Memphis Tigers play Friday Night Stripes game

  Grizzlies execs explain decision to fire Coach Bickerstaff

  Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks visits Le Bonheur patients

Auburn gymnast suffers career-ending injuries to both knees

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

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.

Memphis Sports Hall of Fame seeking nominations for inaugural class

The Memphis Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nomination for its inaugural class.

Grizzlies’ Mike Conley named Player of the Week for first time

Usually, when you hear Mike Conley's name mentioned for NBA honors it has to do with Community Service awards, of which he has many.

  Rachel Heck to make third LPGA Major appearance

At only 17 years old, St. Agnes Academy’s Rachel Heck, is already one of the most accomplished junior golfers in the nation.

  Tigers seniors thankful for time spent at UofM

The Memphis Tigers end the regular season on Saturday night against Tulsa at FedExForum.

Memphis teen prepares for LPGA major

While she may be still in high school, Rachel Heck is used to playing with the best golfers in the world.

Memphis Express players recognized with Player of the Week honors

It's amazing what one win can do for a fledgling franchise like the Memphis Express. Not one but two Express stars earned Player of the Week Honors in the Alliance of American Football.

  James Wiseman gets McDonald’s All American jersey

East High star James Wiseman has already signed with the University of Memphis Tigers.

  Tennessee Prep’s Damion Baugh commits to UofM

With the pressure on to finish strong on the court this season for Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers, there's even more pressure to recruit the top players for next season.

Conley scores career-high 40 to sink Trail Blazers in comeback win

The Memphis Grizzlies are trying to finish out the long NBA season on a positive note by winning enough games to get rid of their obligated draft pick to the Boston Celtics.

Memphis girls’ rugby team featured by Nike

As part of the brand's "Dream Crazier" series, the Freedom Prep rugby squad is the subject of the 5-minute, documentary style video.

Express name Mettenberger as starting QB

Mettenberger, who played college ball at LSU and started 10 games with the Tennessee Titans in the NFL, came off the bench in the second half at Orlando and proceeded to throw a touchdown pass on his first drive in the third quarter.

  Chris Hemsworth to star as Hulk Hogan in biopic

Actor Chris Hemsworth has been tabbed to play wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan in an upcoming biopic.

  Tigers beat Tulane 102-76

The home stretch of the college basketball season for the Memphis Tiger Men's Basketball team has one simple truth.

  Express players block out reports of AAF money issues

Multiple media outlets reported some financial problems for the Alliance of American Football.

Memphis Tigers’ A-Lo gets good run at ECU

The Memphis Tiger basketball team is trying to build some momentum heading into the American Athletic Conference tournament, which they host next month at FedExForum.

  DeMarquis Gates shines in Memphis Express season opener

The Alliance of American Football kicked off its inaugural season last Saturday, and through one week of play, Memphis Express linebacker DeMarquis Gates leads the league in total tackles.

  Memphis reacts after Marc Gasol traded to Toronto Raptors

For fans of the Grizzlies, it's hard to believe that Marc Gasol is no longer a Beale Street Bear.

Grizzlies, Raptors agree to Marc Gasol trade; Temple, Green to LA

The Marc Gasol era in Memphis is officially over. The Grizzlies big man has been traded to Toronto in a deal with the Raptors, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

  Memphis community turns out to support youth boxing

The City of Memphis recently created a youth boxing event, and it has taken off!

  MUS dual sport star Maurice Hampton signs with LSU

Memphis University School cornerback Maurice Hampton never wavered on his commitment to Louisiana State University.

Plans move forward for new athletic facility at Arlington High School

A new indoor practice facility has been approved for Arlington High School.

Penny Hardaway shakes the haters in college hoops

Penny Hardaway's Memphis Tigers are moving way up in the NET rankings after Sunday's blowout win over UCF.

  Grizzlies fans react to possibility of trading Gasol, Conley

This was the first home game since the Memphis Grizzlies confirmed they’re looking to trade marquee players Mike Conley and Marc Gasol.

  Grizzlies fall to Pelicans in heartbreaking MLK Day game

The 17th Annual MLK Day Game at FedExForum featured a matchup the Memphis Grizzlies looked at with confidence in breaking their five-game losing streak.

  UofM Tigers improve to 12-6 overall after Saturday’s victory over SMU

University of Memphis head basketball coach Penny Hardaway has no complaints after his squad demolished SMU on Saturday.

Davenport lands on AAC Honor Roll again

Another Week, another American Athletic Conference Honor Roll for Memphis Tigers Forward Kyvon Davenport.

Grizzlies players come to blows after game

As the losses mount for the Mid-South's NBA team, the players are starting to take their frustrations out on each other.

  Former UofM basketball player accused of attacking girlfriend at grocery store

According to the sheriff’s office, Jimario Rivers attacked his girlfriend at Sprouts on Highway 64.

  Ridgeway High players featured in NFL commercial

A new NFL commercial is all the talk of the town in Memphis.

  Memphis Grizzlies throw holiday party for kids

Grizzlies players delivered holiday cheer to dozens of Memphis children.

  Grizzlies sign Joakim Noah for rest of 2018-19 season

Center Joakim Noah is the newest player for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Ole Miss football great Marvin Terrell passes away

Ole Miss has lost a football legend with the passing of Marvin Terrell, 80, who passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Jackson, Mississippi.

Grizzlies Coach Bickerstaff talks finding help for veteran point guard

The Memphis Grizzlies were flying high to begin the long Thanksgiving weekend atop the NBA's Western Conference.

  UofM beats Houston; becomes AAC West Division Champions for 2nd year

Memphis and Houston met at the Liberty Bowl on Friday.

  UofM basketball fans get preview of future Tigers' skills at East High game

James Wiseman, the country’s number one college basketball recruit, committed to the University of Memphis on Tuesday. On Tuesday night, fans packed a high school game to watch him play.

  Ole Miss football team buys Thanksgiving groceries for families

The Ole Miss football team is giving back to families in need for Thanksgiving.

  Memphis Tigers mourn teammate who lost battle against leukemia

Those who knew Memphis Tiger forward Karim Azab are remembering their fellow player and friend.

U of M basketball player dies 9 months after leukemia diagnosis

Karim Sameh Azab, a University of Memphis basketball player, has died after losing his battle with leukemia.

  Changing the Game: Middle schooler plays basketball with one hand

A Mid-South middle schooler is changing the game one bucket at a time. She's a standout on the basketball court not only for what she brings to the sport, but also what she doesn't.

  Rachel Heck wins 2018 Jr. Ryder Cup, meets Tiger Woods

It’s been quite a week for St. Agnes Academy junior golf sensation Rachel Heck. On Tuesday, the 16-year old Memphian, made a 10-foot birdie putt to clinch the United States win over Europe in the 2018 Junior Ryder Cup at Disneyland Paris, but Heck’s week got better after the win.

LSU coach, athletic director hold emotional news conference on death of Wayde Sims

LSU Men’s Head Basketball Coach Will Wade and LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva held an emotional news conference Friday morning on the death of junior basketball player Wayde Sims.

Miss. State's Rooker named SEC Baseball Player of Year

It's been a tremendous year on the college Diamond for former Evangelical Christian High School Star Brent Rooker at Mississippi State.