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1. The Week Ahead: Jan. 22-28
- Monday, January 22, 2018
Good morning, Memphis! Both the City Council and County Commission take up votes this week with wide-ranging impact, Grizzlies fan favorite Shane Battier returns for the annual Staxtacular fundraiser, and the University of Memphis Tigers get a chance to redeem themselves against Cincinnati. Check out what else should be on your radar in The Week Ahead...
2. After Disaster of 2017, New Year Looking Good for Vols
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Vol Nation should celebrate. It’s a new year. It’s got to be better than 2017. Tennessee athletics had a bad year, one of the worst ever. It was rough for fans, alumni and boosters.
3. A Season for Rethinking Options Makes Sense at This Point
- Tuesday, August 22, 2017
After another first-round playoff exit this spring, a very direct question was put to All-Star center Marc Gasol:
Was he still dedicated to the Grizzlies, to seeing this franchise become the best it can be?
4. Griffin Joins Memphis in May To Lead Marketing Efforts
- Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Robert Griffin has joined Memphis in May International Festival as director of marketing, a role in which he’s responsible for all marketing and communication programs, promotions, media and public relations, marketing research and sponsorship activation for the annual festival.
Griffin comes to Memphis in May with nearly 20 years’ experience in marketing and advertising.
5. Grizzlies Can Never Have Too Much Forceful Big Spain
- Monday, March 20, 2017
The Grizzlies left behind a five-game losing streak by beating Milwaukee at home and then Chicago and Atlanta on the road in back-to-back nights. San Antonio was to play the Grizzlies at FedExForum on Saturday, March 18.
6. 24 Questions: Counting Down to the Start of the NBA Season
- Friday, October 14, 2016
With the start of the NBA season drawing near, let’s get that shot clock running and put up 24 questions in need of answers:
24. Will the Philadelphia 76ers, who were at FedExForum to play the Grizzlies in a preseason game this past week, finally crack 20 victories after winning 19 games three seasons ago, then 18, and only 10 last season?
7. Grizzlies to Open Season Oct. 26 at Home vs. Minnesota
- Friday, August 12, 2016
The NBA released the 2016-17 regular season schedule and while it gave the Grizzlies an intriguing home opener and a packed December with 11 home games, it moved the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Game to the preceding Sunday night and hit Memphis with 17 sets of back-to-back games (34 games total).
8. Grizzlies Double-Down on ‘Nasty’ With Addition of Once-Heartless Matt Barnes
- Friday, July 31, 2015
Here's the Matt Barnes resume ...
• Kicked a water bottle and cussed at a fan during an L.A. Clippers game at the Washington Wizards and fined $25,000 by the NBA.
• Fined $25,000 by the league for profane language directed at Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver.
9. Gasol Back in Fold, Grizzlies Still In Thick of Tough Western Conference
- Friday, July 10, 2015
There were a few mildly uneasy days between the arrival of Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera in Spain and the news that, yes, All-Star center Marc Gasol would indeed re-sign with the team. And not just for a short-term deal, but a five-year max contract (about $113 million) with a player option after the fourth year.
10. Germantown Parkway Parcels Sell for $3.4 Million
- Tuesday, May 5, 2015
789 and 725 N. Germantown Parkway
Memphis, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $3.4 million
11. Predicting the NBA Playoffs: LeBron Doesn’t Win Another Ring
- Friday, April 17, 2015
Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger, when asked to offer an opinion on the most deserving candidate for NBA Most Valuable Player, recoiled, laughed, and took a pass.
“I’m not touching that one,” he said. “Might be seeing some of those jokers in the next couple of weeks.”
12. Dream Season
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
The Grizzlies had just defeated the rival Oklahoma City Thunder before a loud sellout crowd in The Grindhouse and Jerry “The King” Lawler had defended his Memphis championship wrestling belt, albeit with an assist from the Grizzlies’ crack game operations staff.
13. Gasol Voted to Start NBA All-Star Game
- Monday, January 26, 2015
In a franchise first, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol has been voted by the fans to the Western Conference starting lineup for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, to be held Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden.
14. Gasol First Grizzlies Player to Start NBA All-Star Game
- Friday, January 23, 2015
In a franchise first, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol has been voted by the fans to the Western Conference starting lineup for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.
“I am honored and humbled to be selected as a starter for the All-Star Game,” Gasol said. “Knowing that I will be facing my brother Pau for the opening tip, it will be a true accomplishment for our family and a memory I will cherish for the rest of my career. It holds special meaning to be voted in by the fans, and I look forward to representing my teammates, the organization, the city of Memphis and entire Mid-South community and Grizzlies fans across the world.”
15. Grizzlies Part of Crowded Western Conference Race
- Monday, October 27, 2014
Calling it the Wild West just doesn't do it justice anymore.
The NBA's Western Conference is brutal. It's loaded with talent. And the eight teams that make it through a gruelingly competitive regular season to reach the playoffs will only find slugging their way to the NBA Finals even more daunting.
16. Time is Now
- Saturday, October 18, 2014
For now, the Memphis Grizzlies’ window of opportunity is open.
With four straight playoff appearances in the immediate past, there is no reason to believe the Grizzlies won’t get there again. But it’s not about just getting there, not about playing a tough seven-game series, as the Grizzlies did in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs against Oklahoma City last season, only to come home after a dispiriting Game 7 loss.
17. National TV Shuns Grizzlies in 2014-2015
- Friday, August 15, 2014
At home or on the road, it hasn’t mattered where the Grizzlies opened the NBA season since moving from Vancouver to Memphis. For 13 straight years, they have started the season with a loss.
If that is to change in the 2014-15 season, it will happen at FedExForum on Oct. 29 when the Grizzlies play the Minnesota Timberwolves, who will be minus Kevin Love but will have 2014 No. 1 draft pick Andrew Wiggins, assuming the much-anticipated Minnesota-Cleveland trade becomes official.
18. Congress, FBI Moving on Veterans Affairs Health Care
- Thursday, June 12, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – As Congress moves to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, the FBI said it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.
19. NBA Fuels Fans’ Suspicion of Game Fixing
- Friday, May 9, 2014
Just so there is no misunderstanding, let me answer this question first:
Do I believe NBA Playoff games are actually fixed?
No, I do not. I don’t think that Commissioner Adam Silver now, or David Stern before him, is sitting in the rafters of NBA arenas and pulling strings that make puppets, er, officials, blow whistles when someone deigns to breathe on LeBron James or Kevin Durant.
20. Score-Watching Grizz Can’t Lose Sight of Opponents
- Friday, February 28, 2014
Two hours before the Grizzlies played the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at FedExForum, Memphis coach Dave Joerger talked about the last loss – at Charlotte – the game ahead, and that aggravating play that recently invaded Memphis living rooms, including Joerger’s own.
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.
22. Ady Joins Ballet Memphis as Ballet Master
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
James Ady has joined Ballet Memphis as ballet master. In his new role, Ady will teach morning technique classes, assist with community outreach programs, and rehearse and coach dancers for upcoming performances.
23. Payne Joins Fulton CPAs as Senior Accountant
- Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Tarasha Payne has joined Fulton CPAs PLLC as a senior accountant in the areas of taxation, compilation and reviews, and client services. Payne has more than 15 years’ experience in the field and is working toward CPA certification. The announcement comes on the heels of big changes at the accounting firm, including new ownership and a name change from Polsgrove & Fulton. (See The Daily News’ Monday, Dec. 17, edition for more information.)
24. Revealing Character
- Monday, March 5, 2012
Not long after the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature was awarded to “Undefeated” during the 84th annual Academy Awards, the film’s big-name executive producer excitedly sent out a flurry of tweets.
25. Irving Leads Research Co. Animal Cell Therapies
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Adam M. Irving is chief executive officer of San Diego-based Animal Cell Therapies Inc., a company that develops stem cell treatments to treat a variety of ailments for animals. Irving is based in Memphis.
26. The Coach’s Calling
- Friday, February 24, 2012
Earlier this week, Manassas High School principal James Griffin was shopping at a Sam’s Club store and was stopped by several people raving about “Undefeated,” the Oscar-nominated documentary about one season in a hard-fought turnaround of the Manassas football program that could earn an Academy Award this weekend.
27. Gibson Honored as Part of ‘30 Under 30’ List
- Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Andre Gibson, chair of the Memphis City Beautiful Commission and vice president of the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals, has been named among Rosewood Hotels’ national 30 Under 30 campaign.
28. Baker Donelson Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
- Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Twenty-two attorneys from the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC have been named to the 2010 Mid-South Super Lawyers.
The attorneys are Ben C. Adams, Mary L. Aronov, Leo M. Bearman Jr., Sam B. Blair Jr., Michael B. Chance, E. Franklin Childress Jr., Angie C. Davis, Robert J. DelPriore, Gregory G. Fletcher, William H.D. Fones Jr., Grady M. Garrison, Stephen D. Goodwin, James R. “Josh” Hall Jr., Matthew S. Heiter, George T. “Buck” Lewis III, Robert C. Liddon Jr., Eugene J. Podesta Jr., Jackie G. Prester, Jill M. Steinberg, Buckner Wellford, Maurice Wexler and Edward R. Young.
29. Harris Shelton Attorneys Honored in SuperLawyers
- Thursday, December 17, 2009
Five attorneys from Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mid-South SuperLawyers, and four attorneys have been named Rising Stars.
30. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
31. Settlement Funds To Honor Cauley
- Thursday, September 18, 2008
It was the kind of gathering you normally wouldn’t associate with the settlement of a class action case involving urethane.
Several hours in advance of the hearing before Circuit Court Judge Jerry Stokes last week, some of those who would benefit from the settlement gathered at the Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC law firm across from Court Square in Downtown.
32. Portrait of Violent Drug Ring Emerges In Petties Case
- Tuesday, April 1, 2008
One of the largest federal drug cases in Memphis Federal Court has taken another turn. It's been nearly six years since a grand jury indicted Craig Petties on charges of possessing 600 pounds of marijuana.
33. Blount Rises to Vice President at Wachovia
- Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Michelle Blount has been named vice president and senior community banker for Wachovia Bank in Memphis. She has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry and most recently served as vice president in commercial banking for First Tennessee Bank.
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
35. Archived Article: Page 2
- Thursday, November 18, 1999
MBA finalizes officer, director slate for 2000 MBA finalizes officer, director slate for 2000 The slate of candidates for the Memphis Bar Associations election of officers and directors for 2000 has been finalized, the MBA announced last week. David...
36. Archived Article: Law Focus1
- Thursday, October 28, 1999
Memphis Bar Association announced nominees Memphis Bar Association announced nominees The Memphis Bar Association has released the report of its nominations and elections committee, which was chaired by Prince Chambliss. The association president fo...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 3, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
38. Archived Article: G&g Mini Storage Lj
- Tuesday, August 19, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON New mini-storage to open at Kirby and Winchester Area growing into popular hub for development By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is almost complete on a self-storage facility that will provide more than 62,000 square fe...
39. Archived Article: Marketplace Briefs
- Monday, March 24, 1997
Sedgwick Noble Lowndes, a benefits consulting firm, announced that the Memphis office, lead by James R Sedgwick Noble Lowndes, a benefits consulting firm, announced that the Memphis office, lead by James R. Griffin, has won the companys 1996 Office ...
40. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Friday, July 5, 1996
7/5 jts govt. focus Unconventional center Convening on the unconventional[?] A design team is ready to fix the Cook Convention Center and fit it into the city. What happens next? By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News When the consulting firm Thompson, Vent...
41. Archived Article: Park Commission
- Friday, May 10, 1996
5/10 jts park commission Park Commission wants facilities master plan By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Memphis Park Commission wants to develop a facilities master plan to determine needs and uses of the citys public parks and centers. The commission ...