Editorial Results (free)
1. Q & A: On Ole Miss, Memphis Football, NBA …
- Friday, July 28, 2017
The floor is open for questions – on Hugh Freeze and Ole Miss, the amazing Memphis Redbirds and streaky St. Louis Cardinals, the start of University of Memphis football practice, and a few NBA matters …
2. Sports Notebook: Grizz Moves Bring Tyreke Evans Back to Memphis
- Monday, July 10, 2017
The Memphis Grizzlies continued changing their roster for the upcoming season by agreeing to a one-year contract with free agent guard Tyreke Evans.
Evans, according to ESPN, will make $3.3 million on the one-year deal. Evans, 27, played one year for the University of Memphis and then was the fourth overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Sacramento Kings.
3. Dream a Baseball Dream
- Saturday, May 20, 2017
Memphis is Hoops City, a hotbed of premier basketball talent. That’s why University of Memphis basketball coach Tubby Smith is under pressure. The best of those hometown players on his team, Dedric Lawson, has transferred to the University of Kansas and everyone’s worried Smith won’t get the elite local talent going forward.
4. If Saban’s the Best, Why Aren’t His Protégés?
- Friday, May 19, 2017
In a recent article at CBSSports.com, Nick Saban was ranked the top coach in the so-called Power Five conferences.
No surprise there.
With all due respect to what Urban Meyer has accomplished at Bowling Green, Utah, Florida and now Ohio State, he’s still playing catch-up to Saban. The same can be said for Dabo Swinney and his recent run at Clemson.
5. Hattie B’s ‘Excited’ About Midtown Location
- Saturday, February 25, 2017
For Nick Bishop Sr. and Nick Bishop Jr., owner-operators of Nashville-based Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, opening a Memphis outpost had been something they’d wanted to do for a while. Now it’s becoming a reality.
6. Tennessee Vols Doing What the Rest Of the Country Can’t: Come Back Big
- Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Suppose Tennessee’s 5-0 start to the college football season (2-0 in SEC play) included only last Saturday’s impossible comeback victory over Georgia on the Joshua Dobbs Hail Mary pass on the game’s last play? That would be incredible enough, wouldn’t it?
7. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 5, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
8. Northwestern Defense Tough, But Give Edge to UT
- Saturday, December 26, 2015
There’s nothing like spending the Christmas holidays in Florida, and Tennessee’s football team will savor every minute of it for the second consecutive year.
The Vols (8-4) board a flight Saturday morning to Tampa, Fla., where they will spend almost a week before the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Northwestern (10-2).
9. Here’s How Vols Grade Going Into Second Half
- Saturday, October 17, 2015
Order has been restored in Vol Nation, at least for now.
Tennessee’s football team restored it with a 38-31 victory over then-No. 19 Georgia last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
UT’s rally from a 24-3 deficit has much of the fan base back on board with Vols coach Butch Jones and his staff after a precarious week leading up to the game.
10. Ole Miss Rebels Prove Their Worth, Rewarded With Rankings Boost
- Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Underdogs sometimes receive great pre-game speeches. But in the Ole Miss locker room Saturday, Sept. 18, at Bryant-Denny Stadium, there was no sense that the Rebels were about to try and make a miracle, or that it would take one to beat then-No. 2-ranked Alabama.
11. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 8, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
12. Grizz Fall Behind Without Conley
- Monday, May 4, 2015
More than a week off didn’t lead to the kind of rusty performance that might have made the Golden State Warriors vulnerable in the first game of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series with the Grizzlies.
13. Inked and Irked: Apple Watch Users Report Tattoo Problems
- Monday, May 4, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist.
Inked and irked Apple fans have dubbed the issue "TattooGate" on Twitter, complaining that they must choose between their body art and their stylish gadget. Apple, for its part, acknowledged the issue on its support website.
14. Taking Care of Business
- Saturday, April 18, 2015
The postseason is – take your pick – a new season, the second season, the only season that matters.
But before delving into the Grizzlies’ path in the NBA Playoffs, which starts with the Grizzlies as the 5 seed in a first-round Western Conference matchup up with 4-seed Portland Sunday night at FedExForum, a rewind is in order.
15. Vanderbilt's Tim Corbin: Developing Champions ‘The Right Way’
- Saturday, April 11, 2015
For a baseball coach – one of the best in the business – Tim Corbin owes much of his career to influences from a different athletic endeavor.
16. Grizzlies Players Hosting Read to Achieve Event Thursday
- Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies are will host the 2015 Read to Achieve Celebration on Thursday, March 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at FedExForum.
Grizzlies players Courtney Lee, Nick Calathes, Jordan Adams and JaMychal Green – along with representatives from event sponsors International Paper, Southern College of Optometry and KPMG – will be on hand to reward 3,000 elementary students who successfully completed the 2015 Memphis Grizzlies Reading Challenge. Students taking part in the annual celebration read at least six books in six weeks.
17. Three Questions Grizzlies Must Answer to Keep Momentum
- Friday, February 20, 2015
They have banked 39 wins and earned their current standing – emphasis on the word current – as the team with the second-best record in the Western Conference behind Golden State.
So if the playoffs started today….
18. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
19. Grizz Atop Southwest Division Despite Challenges
- Thursday, January 29, 2015
Playing without starting point guard Mike Conley (left wrist sprain) and swingman Tony Allen (left ankle sprain), the Grizzlies pounded the Mavericks 109-90 Tuesday night, Jan. 27, in Dallas and perhaps delivered a message to the rest of the Western Conference:
20. Grizzlies Move to Front in NBA Trade Rumors
- Friday, January 9, 2015
One only need look back to Monday, Jan. 5, at FedExForum to understand the business of the NBA. The New York Knicks were warming up for their game against the Grizzlies when word came down that team president Phil Jackson was done waiting for things to get better on their own.
21. Tigers’ Season Starts as a Hoops Nightmare
- Friday, November 21, 2014
The comments on Twitter during the Memphis Tigers’ dreadful season debut against No. 11 Wichita State were shallow, cynical and, yes, spot-on.
“So when Cal coined the term, ‘The Miserables,’ he meant this year’s guards?” tweeted one wiseguy.
22. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
23. SEC Network Poised to Take Over
- Friday, June 6, 2014
Wading in … and wondering what an eventual deal between the SEC Network and DirecTV will mean for me. Will my bill go up 10 percent? Fifteen percent? Twenty percent?
Will I have to drink only domestics in brown bottles? Give up the ESPN of coffee (Star----)?
24. From the Gallery of Tradition
- Thursday, April 24, 2014
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Overheard in the gallery:
“Where you staying tonight?”
“With you. Didn’t they tell you?”
“You got any cousins coming?”
25. Nelson Takes New Role at Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence
- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Amanda C. Nelson has joined the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence as director of consulting, a newly created position. Nelson will oversee, coordinate and promote the alliance’s management consulting services, and manage its three-year capacity-building program, the Program for Nonprofit Excellence.
26. Bishop Byrne Will Close, Merge With Memphis Catholic
- Monday, January 28, 2013
Memphis Catholic Bishop J. Terry Steib likens the coming changes in two well-known Catholic schools with long histories to a nova.
“Later this spring we will reshape Memphis Catholic High School and Bishop Byrne High School into one entity,” Steib said in a recorded announcement Thursday, Jan. 24, as the closing of Bishop Byrne at the end of the current school year was announced. “Like the stars of the universe – a nova that implodes creates more stars – Memphis Catholic and Bishop Byrne have reached their peaks and will now help to build a model diocesan school. The best of Bishop Byrne and Memphis Catholic will be used to create the new star.”
27. Bishop Byrne School To Close
- Friday, January 25, 2013
The Memphis Catholic Diocese will close Bishop Byrne High School in Whitehaven at the end of the current school year.
Memphis Catholic Schools superintendent Janet Donato announced the closing Thursday, Jan. 24, as she also announced plans to attract many of the 170 students from Bishop Byrne to Memphis Catholic Middle and High School in Midtown.
28. Teens Awaken in Broadway Musical
- Monday, March 5, 2012
Love and flowers aren’t the only things that bloom in spring, at least according to an award-winning Broadway musical premiering at Circuit Playhouse in March.
In “Spring Awakening,” teenagers’ natural urges and unanswered questions combine in a rush of rock music to spell out the drama of becoming an adult.
29. Buoni’s Company Lights The Way for Businesses
- Monday, February 20, 2012
It seems Nick Buoni started the right kind of business at just the right time.
Customers concerned about their carbon footprints are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental and cost savings associated with LED (light-emitting diode) lighting.
30. Binkley Promoted to VP at Boyle
- Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Les Binkley has been promoted to vice president at Boyle Investment Co.
31. Theatre Memphis Delves Into Real Estate
- Monday, September 26, 2011
David Mamet’s profane and powerful “Glengarry Glen Ross” gets a sharply edged treatment at Theatre Memphis’ Next Stage.
32. Tennessee Native Earl Keister Joins Thompson & Co.
- Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Earl Keister has joined Thompson & Co. as creative director.
Education: University of Tennessee, Portfolio Center
Work Experience: Fifteen years in the advertising field. I’m like Johnny Cash: I’ve been everywhere.
33. Builder Optimistic About C’ville Subdivision
- Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Starting homes in the middle of January – and in the middle of a housing slowdown – might not seem like the wisest approach, but John Worley said the stars are aligned right as he begins the second phase of the Woodgrove Subdivision in Collierville.
34. Circuit City Ripples Go Beyond Vacancies, Layoffs
- Thursday, February 5, 2009
Circuit City will finally flicker out when its last 567 stores close this year, but the bankruptcy of the nation's second-largest electronics retailer will ripple across the U.S. economy for years.
35. Methodist Le Bonheur's Wade Becomes First to Achieve BCIA Certification
- Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Deanne Wade has become the first therapist in the tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi) to become certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback. Wade is a physical therapist and supervisor in incontinence and pelvic rehabilitation at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.
36. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, September 11, 2003
County Seeks Major Government Conference
The Daily News
In the end, John Fowlkes Jr. believes all it will take is one visit, maybe aided by a slab or two of ribs and a filet of catfish.
Fowlkes, chief administrative of...