Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Primary Results and Analysis, Bike Launch, Gibson's Bankruptcy
- Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The immediate headline of Tuesday’s county primary elections is Lee Harris and David Lenoir battling in the August county general to see who becomes the next county mayor. But there were lots of other stories in the results. Here's the roundup of that and the other countywide primaries.
2. Tigers' WR Anthony Miller and LB Genard Avery Selected in NFL Draft
- Monday, April 30, 2018
Two former University of Memphis football players were selected in the 2018 NFL Draft and a third signed as a free agent.
Wide receiver Anthony Miller was drafted in the second round by the Chicago Bears at number 51 overall, and linebacker Genard Avery was taken in the fifth round, at number 150 overall, by the Cleveland Browns.
3. A Look Back At UT’s History In NCAA Tourney
- Friday, March 16, 2018
Basketball coach Rick Barnes was fired by Texas in late March of 2015 when he refused to fire members of his coaching staff.
- Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Memphis Grizzlies Suffer 15th Consecutive Loss
The Grizzlies lost their 15th straight game, 119-110 at Chicago, on Wednesday, March 7.
The team has not won since defeating the Phoenix Suns at FedExForum on Jan. 29.
5. Roland Pulls Petition For Mayor, Running As ‘Uniter’
- Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Shelby County commissioner Terry Roland has been campaigning for Shelby County mayor since last year.
When he pulled his qualifying petition Thursday, Jan. 11, to formally enter the May Republican primary for mayor, Roland did so with a slogan of bringing “positive change to Shelby County.”
6. Indie Memphis Film Fest Goes All Out For 20th Anniversary
- Saturday, November 4, 2017
Indie Memphis Film Festival’s 20th run this week has seen a record number of guests and more than 100 filmmakers from around the world descending on the Bluff City.
The festival that seems to get more popular every year continues will a full day of screenings Saturday, Nov. 4, and continues through Monday night, Nov. 6, when a free reception will be held at the Halloran Centre Downtown.
7. Not Worried About Bama? Just Wait Until Kickoff
- Friday, October 20, 2017
Tennessee’s football team will make history Saturday against No. 1-ranked Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC), no matter what happens with the game.
The Vols (3-3, 0-3 SEC) were 34-point underdogs early in the week for the 3:30 EDT game (TV: CBS) in Tuscaloosa. The 34-point spread is the largest ever in the UT-Alabama series.
8. UT QBs, Receivers, Coaches Struggling So Far
- Friday, October 6, 2017
Tennessee’s football players are on fall break this weekend during the open date. You’ve got to wonder how many players fifth-year UT coach Butch Jones will get back after the break.
Fallout from last Saturday’s 41-0 loss to No. 5 Georgia is massive. Fans were leaving Neyland Stadium by halftime with the Vols trailing 24-0. Jones took a beating from fans on social media and sports talk radio all week.
9. Looks Like Another 8-4 Season for Tennessee
- Friday, August 25, 2017
Oops. I goofed last year. So did lots of other people who thought Tennessee’s football team would win the SEC East Division and go to the league championship game for the first time since 2007.
10. Wide Receiver U? That’s So 20 Years Ago
- Friday, May 26, 2017
At the 2015 SEC Media Days, Tennessee coach Butch Jones referred to his school as “the original Wide Receiver U.”
The reference goes back to the days when the Vols were loaded with fast, talented pass receivers on the perimeter. In a heady stretch from 1982-91, UT had six wide receivers selected in the first round of the NFL draft – Anthony Hancock, Willie Gault, Clyde Duncan, Tim McGee, Anthony Miller and Alvin Harper.
11. Indie Memphis Festival Promises To Be ‘Eclectic and Uncompromising’
- Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Brandon Harris, a New York City-based writer and editor, loves the “eclectic and uncompromising nature” of the annual Indie Memphis Film Festival, which he’s attended three times now.
12. What’s Worse Than Dating A Gator? Another Loss
- Friday, September 23, 2016
If you’re a Tennessee fan hurting from the 11-game losing streak against Florida, put yourself in Corey Vereen’s shoes.
UT’s senior defensive end is from Winter Garden, Florida, and he’s 0-for-3 against his buddies back home. That’s not the worst part for Vereen.
13. 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…
14. Once QB Country, SEC Now Has Only A Few Proven Players at the Position
- Friday, August 26, 2016
At SEC Media Days this summer in Hoover, Ala., the 14 head coaches brought along more starting offensive linemen (5) than starting quarterbacks (3). Such is the state of the most high profile position in the Southeastern Conference at the beginning of the 2016 college football season.
15. Too Big To Ignore: The SEC and Its Ever-Growing Football Media Days
- Saturday, July 16, 2016
HOOVER, Ala. – The SEC football preseason always has been loud. More than 30 years ago, the noise came via the Skywriters Tour and the rattle and roar of a DC-3 propeller plane carrying rumpled, hardworking – and often hard-drinking – sports writers to the 10 Southeastern Conference campuses for essentially unfettered access to the league’s coaches and players.
16. Indie Memphis Festival Announces Addition, Honor
- Saturday, April 9, 2016
The Indie Memphis Film Festival is welcoming a new staff member, in addition to plaudits from an industry publication.
The festival, set for Nov.1-7, has been named one of MovieMaker Magazine's 2016 "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" – the fourth time it's received that honor.
17. Indie Memphis Festival Announces Addition, Honor
- Thursday, April 7, 2016
The Indie Memphis Film Festival is welcoming a new staff member, in addition to plaudits from an industry publication.
The festival, set for Nov.1-7, has been named one of MovieMaker Magazine’s 2016 “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” – the fourth time it’s received that honor.
18. College Football Notebook: Memphis Coaching Search a Waiting Game
- Wednesday, December 2, 2015
As this is being written, the University of Memphis coaching search is a game of wait and see. Athletic director Tom Bowen & Co. apparently remain fixed on Missouri defensive coordinator Barry Odom, who served in the same position for three seasons at Memphis before going to Missouri before the 2015 season.
19. College Football Notebook: As Usual, LSU And Alabama Control SEC West
- Tuesday, November 3, 2015
So here we are back at a familiar place: LSU vs. Alabama in a game that goes a long way toward determining the SEC West champion. And by extension, in all probability, the SEC champion. (Sorry Florida, but in this corner, we’re not true believers yet.)
20. Attorney Rob Ratton Joins Fisher & Phillips
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Robert W. Ratton has joined Fisher & Phillips LLP’s Memphis office as of counsel, a role in which he represents employers in a wide range of employment law matters and supports clients with internal investigations and compliance issues. Ratton most recently served as a staff attorney at TruGreen LP.
21. 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.
22. Bowl-Eligible Tigers Look for More This Season
- Friday, November 14, 2014
It was just another score on the bottom-of-the-TV-screen scrawl: Memphis 16, Temple 13.
For most of the country, that’s all it was. If it came with any history, it was only the immediate history of Jake Elliott kicking the game-winning field goal. Or of the Tigers getting their sixth win, which knowledgeable college football fans understand is the magic number: six wins equals a bowl game.
23. Ole Miss, Memphis Move on to Next Hurdles
- Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Before they played the game, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze suggested it amounted to the “Super Bowl” for the University of Memphis. But in many respects it was more of a Blooper Bowl for both teams.
24. Late Cuts, Pickups Reveal Titans’ Talent Shortfall
- Saturday, September 6, 2014
What exactly does it say about the Tennessee Titans that, after they made their own cut to 53 players, they were still sifting through the scrap heap of other teams’ cuts and making five more moves?
25. ‘Eager’ Tigers Ready to Begin Hopeful Season
- Thursday, August 28, 2014
By now, pretty much anyone with an interest in University of Memphis football knows there will be concerts on Tiger Lane and that this season’s slogan is “Wait ’Til This Year.”
Those same people, be they the program’s diehard core, or the fringe group that will monitor the football team’s fortunes until they decide it’s no longer worth their time, know that slogans and concerts don’t win games.
26. Slogan Sets Bar High for Tigers
- Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Senior running back Brandon Hayes knows the Tigers were “close” in a lot of games last season, even though the final result was a 3-9 record.
27. Americans Click for Deals on Cyber Monday
- Tuesday, December 3, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Power up and shop.
Millions of Americans took advantage of online deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing Monday, which was expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year.
28. Is Going Green Worth It?
- Thursday, December 6, 2012
Ray’s Take No matter what your position on global warming, going green and using fewer natural resources still makes sense. Why not preserve as much quality of the air, water, and earth as possible for our grandchildren? It’s another form of saving for the future. Plus, a lot of times it can save you money as well.
29. Tigers Weather Elements, Past to Give Fuente First Victory
- Friday, October 12, 2012
If the first victory of the Justin Fuente Era proves to be something of a turning point for the University of Memphis football program, it will be remembered differently in the days and years ahead.
30. UPDATE: Jury Hears Recording of Hit Man Talking With Petties Target
- Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Big drug dealers don’t count the money as soon as they make a drug deal. They wait until they leave the exchange to count it.
That was among the details offered Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the full-day of testimony by Orlando Pride, a long time member of the violent multi-state drug organization headed by Craig Petties.
31. Cifuentes New HR Manager At ServiceMaster
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Viviana Cifuentes has joined ServiceMaster by Stratos as human resources manager. Hometown: I was born in Bogota, Colombia, and raised in New York City.
Education: I received my bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baruch College in New York City.
32. Head Selected as Director Of SWTCC Library
- Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Carolyn Head has been selected to serve as executive director of Library Services for Southwest Tennessee Community College.
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 30, 2004
The National Association of Women in Construction announced the election of its 2004-2005 Officers and Directors: Marie Kohn,
McRea Remembered for Good Spirit, Tough Resolve
The Memphis legal community honors the life of an honorable man this ...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 19, 2001
KyRic J KyRic J. Tucker joined Bean & Ison, CPAs and Consultants as a staff accountant. He earned a degree from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a Salt Lake City certified public accounting firm, wh...