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1. Under Hardaway, Memphis Again Can Have Hometown Heroes
- Friday, April 6, 2018
Headline from the future: “Alex Lomax Leads Memphis Tigers into the Sweet 16.”
A certainty? Of course not. But it’s a possibility because Lomax has committed to Penny Hardaway and the University of Memphis. You know, as opposed to staying with his earlier choice of Gregg Marshall and Wichita State.
2. Clemson Gives ‘Tackle Football’ Broader Meaning
- Friday, January 6, 2017
All that is lacking is corporate sponsorship. The Under Armour Groin Grab, perhaps. Or maybe the Jockey Junk Pull.
Yes, my dignity took a tumble just typing those words.
But the lead-up to the college football national championship game between Alabama and Clemson has been reduced to TV-MA, for mature audiences only, in the wake of the extracurricular activities in the Clemson-Ohio State semifinal and subsequent comments from players.
3. $92M Graceland Hotel Expected to Be a Catalyst for Whitehaven
- Friday, October 28, 2016
The Heartbreak Hotel on Elvis Presley Boulevard was full Wednesday, Oct. 26 – its final night as a hotel.
By the time the $92 million, 450-room Guest House at Graceland resort opened across the boulevard Thursday morning, many of the doors at the Heartbreak Hotel were missing their room numbers – taken as souvenirs by guests who filled the circa-1980s hotel in its final days.
4. Basketball Aside, Fizdale Belongs in Memphis
- Friday, September 16, 2016
When he was growing up in South Central Los Angeles, a young David Fizdale couldn’t imagine that he would one day be in Memphis or an NBA head coach.
Sure, he played basketball. He had his dreams. But the real challenge was day-to-day survival. He saw friends shot and killed in the street. He once dove under a car to avoid stray gunfire.
5. 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…
6. Just Another Predictable SEC Football Season? Not Quite
- Friday, October 16, 2015
The Ol’ Ball Coach resigned at South Carolina. No more Steve Spurrier fun and frivolity at SEC Media Days, no more jabs at opposing coaches, no more quips that make sports writers tingle.
And yes, Justin Fuente is one of the names being floated for the South Carolina job.
7. Hey Grizz Fans: Check Out Those Royals, Twins!
- Friday, June 5, 2015
Is it now easier for an MLB team, regardless of market size, to seriously compete for a championship than for an NBA team from a similar type market (read: Memphis)?
Short answer: Yes.
As these NBA Finals get underway, with LeBron James and reigning MVP Steph Curry as the headliners, there is an accepted truth – be it in a flyover hamlet or a bigger city on one of the coasts – that no team can truly compete for a title without a superstar.
8. Polishing the Diamond
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Paul Brehm is a baseball fan and the co-owner of a trucking company. On any given night, he personally represents one click through the AutoZone Park turnstile, if you want to think in those terms, but he has the capacity to increase that number several times over.
9. 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.
10. Cardinals Call Up Grichuk, Garcia
- Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Two Memphis Redbirds players, outfielder Randal Grichuk and infielder Greg Garcia, have been brought up to the St. Louis Cardinals.
11. Spotlight on SEC Entering Week 3
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
Whether the rest of the country wants to admit it or not, the SEC has survived early and notable non-conference losses. In fact, the league is front and center for Week 3 of the college football season.
12. 17 Hall of Famers Ask Goodell for Help
- Friday, August 2, 2013
Seventeen Pro Football Hall of Famers and Dave Robinson, who will be inducted this weekend, have signed a letter telling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell they are concerned about medical care for former players and the league’s “continued denial of the link between repeated head impacts and permanent brain damage.”
13. Phillips Joins Spirco as Manager, Vice President
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Mike Phillips has joined Spirco Manufacturing as general manager and vice president of operations. In his new role, Phillips will oversee all divisions of the metal-building manufacturer and direct its organizational needs.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. BBB of the Mid-South Elects New Officers, Directors
- Tuesday, April 6, 2010
The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South has elected officers and new directors for 2010.
Pierre T. Landaiche III of SMG Management and the Memphis Cook Convention Center has been re-elected chairman of the board.
- Thursday, May 22, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Regional Logistics Council Meeting today from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Memphis Marriot East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Ross Bjella, president of DDN Pharmaceutical Logistics, will be the speaker. R.S.V.P. to Janelle Robinson at 543-3532 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, May 21, 2008
The Center City Development Corp. board of directors will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Center City Commission (CCC) conference room at 114 N. Main St. For more information, contact Dawn Vinson at 575-0555 or email@example.com.
19. Brooks Named VP of Junior Achievement
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Mary Brooks has been named vice president of programs for Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Previously, Brooks served as the director of programs for Junior Achievement. In her new position, she will oversee the operation of Exchange City, Junior Achievement's model city, which is operated for a day by area fifth-graders.
20. Great American SmokeoutKicks Off Today
- Thursday, November 16, 2006
The 30th annual Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS), will be held today to discourage tobacco use.
It will be the kickoff date for an initiative by th
21. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Bringing Back Binghampton
Binghamton: Ready for its Renaissance
Business, community leaders envision areas comeback
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22. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, July 23, 2004
The Memphis chapter of the Certified Commercial Investment Members presents Continuing Ed-Advanced Studies in Market Analysis
The Memphis chapter of Certified Commercial Investment Members presents Continuing Ed: Advanced Studies in Market Analys...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 7, 1999
Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co. He formerly was chief operating officer. Vornbrock is a graduate of the University of Missouri. Greg Bava has been named to the ...