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1. SEC and Alabama Again Dominate NFL Draft
- Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The dominance of SEC football might come into question on a particular Saturday or during a specific postseason. But not during the NFL Draft as general managers time and again treat the league as the next-closest thing to pro football.
2. MLK50 Weekend, Martin’s Mindset, NFL Mock Draft
- Friday, January 12, 2018
The MLK50 events around Monday’s Grizzlies-Lakers game will include NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBA Players Association executive director Michele Roberts touring the National Civil Rights Museum and joining players Mike Conley and Brooks Lopez and retired WNBA star Swin Cash in a discussion: “MLK50: Where do we go from here?”
3. Third Memphis TEDx Event Set for Jan. 6
- Tuesday, December 19, 2017
When Hardy Farrow takes the stage in the Halloran Centre at The Orpheum Theatre in a few weeks, it will be to present his argument about poverty and what to do about it.
Farrow – who founded LITE Memphis, which stands for Let’s Innovate Through Education – is one of the speakers who’ll be presenting talks Jan. 6 at TEDxMemphis, which has as its theme this year “The Slant.” The conference will be a chance for speakers like Farrow to share their perspective – their slant, as it were – on the world around them.
4. For AAC Football Teams And Coaches Glass Ceiling is Real
- Friday, December 1, 2017
Recently, UCF coach Scott Frost was talking about what a great job he has, and why he came to Central Florida in the first place. High on the list was all the talent in the state of Florida. And Orlando, he said, is a great place to live.
5. For Now, Memphis a College Football Oasis
- Monday, November 27, 2017
Tony Pollard was taking another kick return from one end zone to another. Quarterback Riley Ferguson and wideout Anthony Miller were hooking up for an 89-yard touchdown on the Memphis Tigers’ first play from scrimmage. And safety Jonathan Cook was playing pick-six.
6. Anthony Miller: A Great Catch for Memphis
- Friday, November 3, 2017
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo watched Anthony Miller catch 10 passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns this year.
7. For Memphis AD Bowen, Knowledge is Also Worry
- Friday, June 23, 2017
Among the items on Tom Bowen’s desk are a miniature University of Memphis football helmet and a Tubby Smith bobblehead that, I swear, gives off a “don’t worry, be happy” vibe.
8. Tiger Football Team’s Offense Already Getting Rave Reviews
- Friday, May 26, 2017
Could the University of Memphis really have the second most potent offense in college football next season? David Kenyon, a writer for bleacherreport.com, believes it’s possible. He just put out his predictions for the Top 25 offenses in 2017 and only the Oklahoma Sooners finished ahead of the Tigers.
9. NCAA South Regional Ends in Victory for NC as Calipari Plays the Poor Sport
- Monday, March 27, 2017
John Calipari and Kentucky did not cut down the nets at FedExForum. But Calipari did open his postgame press conference with a cut, one directed at the officials following the Wildcats’ 75-73 loss to North Carolina here Sunday in the NCAA South Regional Elite Eight.
10. Memphis a ‘Football School’ In Fuente-Norvell Era
- Friday, March 17, 2017
The first time Darrell Dickey was an assistant coach at the University of Memphis, way back in 1986, current head coach Mike Norvell was 5 years old.
So it is not an exaggeration to say that it has taken a lifetime for Tiger football to get where it is today.
11. Cars Line Up to See Wildfire-Ravaged Tennessee City; 13 Dead
- Monday, December 5, 2016
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) – People in cars and trucks rolled into the wildfire-ravaged city of Gatlinburg on Friday to get a first look at what remained of their homes and businesses, and a mayor raised the death toll to 13, including a woman who died of a heart attack during the firestorm.
12. Search Continues for Any Survivors of Tennessee Wildfires
- Friday, December 2, 2016
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Crews made "significant progress" in their search for any survivors in the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains, and the death toll remains at seven, officials said Thursday.
13. Gatlinburg Mayor Talks of Re-Opening City After Wildfires
- Thursday, December 1, 2016
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Buddy McLean watched from a deserted Gatlinburg street as flames surrounded his 26-acre hotel nestled in the mountains of eastern Tennessee.
There was nothing he could do.
14. Wildfires Scorch Tourist Area in Tennessee; Thousands Flee
- Wednesday, November 30, 2016
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Wildfires fueled by high winds roared through parts of the Great Smoky Mountains, burning the doorstep of the Dollywood theme park, destroying a resort and chasing thousands of people from their homes.
15. U of M Football Closes Regular Season Friday
- Tuesday, November 22, 2016
The University of Memphis will play its last game of the regular season vs. No. 18 Houston Friday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The American Athletic Conference game will be televised by ABC.
16. Real Life Can Wait: Former Tiger Alan Cross Walks On in the NFL
- Friday, October 14, 2016
The Cross family’s living room in Millington is something of a mini-museum. A living testament, really, to what can happen when someone lives out the clichés – keep trying, never quit, believe in yourself – and decides the best way to deal with doubters is to figuratively head-butt them.
17. Summitt’s Story Recalls Love of the Game
- Friday, July 1, 2016
Somehow it seems fitting that as the NBA prepares to throw around Monopoly money in what promises to be the most insane summer of free agency to date, we are also looking back at how Pat Summitt got started coaching women’s basketball at the University of Tennessee.
18. Walking On in Memphis Is A Big Part of Tigers Turnaround
- Thursday, December 24, 2015
They come from near and far, from Christian Brothers, Millington and Whitehaven high schools. From Atco, N.J., League City, Texas, and Newnan, Ga.
19. Serving Notice: Memphis Football a National Story Now
- Saturday, October 17, 2015
They were down 14-0 not six minutes into the game. And they had given up a 68-yard touchdown on a trick play when star Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell threw a pass.
In the stands, this cued some horrifying Memphis football flashbacks built up over decades of suffering.
20. Once High-Flying Vince Carter in Different Role With Grizz
- Friday, October 10, 2014
At this stage of his NBA career, there are a lot of euphemisms for Vince Carter.
Veteran. Elder statesman. Old guy. Those were Carter’s own words when describing his exit in Dallas this summer, after owner Mark Cuban put a three-year, $46.1 million offer sheet in front of 25-year-old Chandler Parsons. The Benefactor indeed.
21. Fuchs Joins Vaco Logistics as Recruiter
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Eddie Fuchs has joined Vaco Memphis as an executive recruiter for Vaco Logistics, where he’ll consult with distribution, transportation and manufacturing companies to help identify candidates for leadership and specialized skill positions. Fuchs, who previously worked in the business development department of Intermodal Cartage Co., was recently named to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s 2014 Young Memphians list.
22. A Wise Sports Fan Appreciates the Journey
- Friday, July 4, 2014
So what does Team USA’s soccer experience and the Memphis Grizzlies experience have in common?
You know, besides the obvious – playing against a bunch of floppers/whiners, be they from Portugal or Lob City?
23. Grizz Nation Rallies Around Entire Team
- Friday, April 25, 2014
It was a natural enough question, but if you’re a Grizzlies fan you had to love the answer.
On Wednesday, April 23, a day before Game 3 of the Grizzlies’ first-round series with Oklahoma City, a visiting reporter asked Tony Allen (who played at Oklahoma State) if he was finding extra motivation from playing the Thunder.
24. Grizzlies Share Similar Season with Champs
- Friday, April 18, 2014
When the Miami Heat came to town in early April, they were not the two-time defending NBA champions as much as they were the next obstacle between the Grizzlies and their desired destination: The Western Conference playoffs.
25. Visiting Teams Show Blueprint for Tigers
- Friday, March 28, 2014
Now that we’ve all had a few days to digest the premature end to the Tigers’ season, let’s see what we can learn that might help going forward.
Two days after Memphis again lost in the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament, coach Josh Pastner struck a different tone when answering questions from the media.
26. Wins Come in Various Ways
- Friday, March 14, 2014
One night at FedExForum, the Grizzlies beat Portland by 10 points as they shoot a season-best 56 percent, three players score 17 or more points, and energizer James Johnson never gets on the floor.
- Saturday, November 9, 2013
The West Tennessee Home Builders Association will hold the 2013 Fall Vesta Home Show Saturday, Nov. 9, to Dec. 1 at the St. James Place development in Germantown. General admission is $12. Visit vestahomeshow.com for hours and parking information.
28. One Game Way Too Soon to Panic
- Friday, November 1, 2013
Outright panic or complete denial? That seems to be the choice.
You can be in the camp that is convinced the Grizzlies will miss the playoffs because – drum roll, please – they lost the first game and had one horrid, putrid, disgusting quarter!
29. Miller: Toughness Key to Continued Success
- Friday, October 18, 2013
In a way, it’s almost as though Mike Miller went abroad on a special internship. I mean, really, that’s how big the gap is from playing for the Grizzlies in small-market Memphis to going to South Beach to play a defined role on a Heat team that would win two NBA championships behind LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
30. Greg Miller Celebrates 10 Years at Inferno
- Friday, July 19, 2013
Greg Miller doesn’t have to talk about how much he loves his job, the kinds of changes he’s seen in his industry, the kind of changes he’s been part of and how he couldn’t imagine working anywhere else but inferno.
31. Wacha Handling Latest Example Of Pitcher Care
- Friday, June 21, 2013
A few days ago, when the St. Louis Cardinals optioned young Michael Wacha back to Memphis, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny did not utter some of baseball’s most frightening names.
32. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
33. Executive Changes Announced at First Horizon National Corp.
- Monday, October 1, 2012
First Tennessee Bank’s parent company announced Thursday a bit of shuffling in its executive ranks.
34. New Case at High Court Aims to Blunt Class Actions
- Monday, September 3, 2012
The Supreme Court will consider an insurance company’s plea to move a class-action lawsuit from state court to a more business-friendly federal court.
The justices on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from The Standard Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford, Conn. The case involves the reach of a 2005 federal law that allows defendants in class-action lawsuits to transfer disputes involving more than $5 million to a federal court from state courts that often favor plaintiffs.
35. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
36. Supermarkets Start Bagging Self-Serve Checkouts
- Tuesday, September 27, 2011
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – When Keith Wearne goes grocery shopping, checking out with a cashier is worth the few extra moments, rather than risking that a self-serve machine might go awry and delay him even more.
37. A New Era
- Monday, October 25, 2010
As the Grizzlies mark their 10th season in Memphis, whispers of “contender” and “dark horse” can be heard in the halls of FedExForum.
The positive outlook is an encouraging sign for a team that sat at the bottom of the league just two seasons ago and has endured a bumpy ride during its decade-long tenure in Memphis.
- Thursday, November 5, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Judith Millesen, associate professor at Ohio University, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
39. Higgins Named President, CEO At Barge Waggoner
- Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Robert B. Higgins Jr. has been named president and chief executive officer of engineering, architecture and planning for Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Inc.
40. AP Source: DirecTV CEO in Talks to Join News Corp.
- Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The chief executive of DirecTV Group Inc. is in talks to return to News Corp. to be Rupert Murdoch's second in command.
41. Drompp Named Faculty Dean, VP for Academic Affairs at Rhodes
- Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Michael R. Drompp has been appointed dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs at Rhodes College. Drompp will provide leadership for academic departments and interdisciplinary programs in curricular, personnel and budgetary matters.
42. Thain Resigns from Bank of America
- Friday, January 23, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street bonuses, a sore point as the government gives billions of dollars in bailout money to the financial industry, have apparently cost former Merrill Lynch & Co. CEO John Thain his new job at Bank of America Corp.
43. Hampton Hotels Names Smith Senior Director of Product Service
- Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Kurt Smith has been named senior director of product service and development at Hampton Hotels. Previously, Smith served Hampton as director of global brand integration. Prior to that position, he was the director of hotel performance support.
44. Archived Article
- Tuesday, March 21, 2006
7990 Trinity Road
Cost: $6.5 million
Borrower: Kapree Trinity LLC
45. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
46. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, July 26, 2004
Grant Writing Workshop Held at the Radisson
Grant Writing Workshop Held at the Radisson
The Memphis chapter of the Certified Commercial Investment Members presents Continuing Ed-Advanced Studies in Market Analysis from 8 a.m. to 5 p...
47. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 5, 2004
HAMILTON EYE INSTITUTE PHYSICIANS RECEIVE AWARDS
Shelby County DCS Administrator Named
Tennessee Department of Childrens Services Commissioner Viola P. Miller appointed Antoinette Holman Shelby County Regional Administrator for DCS. Holman pre...
48. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, June 12, 2003
Coco & Lillys brings
Coco & Lillys brings
high fashion Downtown
Peabody Place is home to the newest outlet of Coco & Lillys, an East Coast clothier with eight stores between New York City and Miami.
The store on the Downtown ...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 3, 2001
Gary Shorb, Methodist Healthcare president and chief operations officer, was appointed the new chief executive officer of the
Gary Shorb, Methodist Healthcare president and chief operations officer, was appointed the new chief executive officer o...
50. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 13, 1999
Sept Sept. 13 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 internal auditor workshop through Sept. 14. The cost is $395. For more information, call 543-3530 or visit the organizations Web site at www.msqpc.com. Shelby County Republican Women will mee...
51. Archived Article: Law Focus (dv Court)
- Thursday, January 7, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Fighting battles on the home front The Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit focuses resources, attention on crime victims By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Domestic violence is a personal kind of crime, and one that necessitates...
52. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 21, 1996
Chuck Freedman, chief operating officer for Kelman-Lazarov, has been elected president of the Memphis chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. Other officers include Larry Crowder, president elect and vice president of administration; Phy...