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1. Roster Remix? Grizzlies May Finally Shake Things Up
- Friday, April 29, 2016
As amazing as it was that the Memphis Grizzlies set an NBA record by using 28 players this past season, it’s almost more unbelievable that they had to sign eight different players to 11 separate 10-day contracts.
2. Memphis Takes Pounding in Opener With Spurs
- Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies were not alone in their unmitigated defeat. The NBA Playoffs started this past weekend and while descriptions of what happened to the Grizzlies within the shadow of the Alamo in San Antonio were colorful – “a 106-74 bludgeoning by the San Antonio Spurs” read one account at NBA.com – this was hardly an isolated incident.
3. Life Without Marc? Yes, and Grizz Still Have Something to Play For
- Friday, February 12, 2016
In their first game after learning their franchise player had fractured his right foot and would be lost to the team indefinitely – and yes, perhaps for the rest of the season – the Grizzlies reacted just the way that was needed: They went out to Brooklyn and demolished the hapless Nets before starting their All-Star break.
4. Gasol Just Did What We Really Wanted – Played
- Thursday, February 11, 2016
We want our pro athletes tough and, if possible, indestructible. Makes us feel like they’re actually entitled to their millions. It works out well for everyone. Player wins. Team wins. Fans win.
5. Gasol Just Did What We Really Wanted -- Played
- Wednesday, February 10, 2016
We want our pro athletes tough and, if possible, indestructible.
Makes us feel like they’re actually entitled to their millions.
It works out well for everyone. Player wins. Team wins. Fans win.
6. North Texas Could Never Upset the Vols, Right?
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.
Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
7. Grizz Tip Off Season to Begin Pursuit of Another Playoffs Run
- Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies had just endured a 22-60 season, a season so bad that coach Mike Fratello had been fired right after Christmas.
A season so bad that the Grizzlies didn’t win their 10th game of the season until January.
8. Together Again
- Saturday, October 24, 2015
To look ahead to next season, we must first go back to last season. To that heady time when the Grizzlies held a 2-1 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA’s Western Conference semifinals.
9. Veteran Grizzlies Working Hard to Prevent Injuries
- Thursday, October 01, 2015
Just before the Grizzlies departed for California and the start of their preseason training camp this week, point guard Mike Conley explained why he was going to continue wearing that mask. You know, the one he made famous with his superhero performance in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals when the Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors on their home floor.
10. Grizzlies Draft LSU’s Jarell Martin, Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison
- Friday, June 26, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies needed more shooting and may have found at least some of it in two off-Broadway draft day trades. But with the 25th overall pick in the first round Thursday night, June 25, the Grizzlies went a different direction and chose 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward Jarell Martin from LSU.
11. Browne Named RISE Foundation Board Chair
- Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Terri Browne, chief people officer for Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc., has been named board chair of the nonprofit RISE Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of low-income working Memphians through financial literacy.
12. Reality Change
- Saturday, May 23, 2015
“The ecosystem of the team is always live and is always shifting. You have to be able to adjust with whatever the situation might be at the time.”
– Marc Gasol
Roll those words from Marc Gasol over in your mind. Hold them up to the light so you can see them from every possible angle, so you can find hope, fear, inspiration, desperation and, last but not least, ambiguity and mystery.
13. 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.
14. LEO Events’ Gigas Named Rising Star
- Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Airika Wallace Gigas, director of sales for Memphis-based LEO Events, has been honored with the Association of Destination Management Executives International’s Rising Star Award, given annually to one outstanding meeting and event-planning professional. Gigas, a destination management certified professional, oversees sales and operations for LEO’s local clients and clients inbound in to Memphis. She manages a team of two and a part time team of 25 people.
15. Dream Season
- Saturday, February 07, 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.
16. Presumptive All-Star Starter Marc Gasol Concerned With One Thing: Winning
- Friday, January 23, 2015
His night’s work done, center Marc Gasol put on a gray suit and stood in front of his locker and waited for the inevitable questions about the NBA All-Star Game.
The Grizzlies’ center had scored a game-high 26 points and handed out a team-best five assists in a 92-86 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Gasol also had grabbed seven rebounds and blocked two shots, but it was an eyesore of a game even if at the end the Grizzlies had improved their record to 30-12.
17. Overtimes, Trade Dominate Grizz Weekend
- Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Memphis Grizzlies have played a lot of big games and made a lot of moments in recent years at FedExForum. Sunday’s game against the Phoenix Suns, which required two overtimes and included Tony Allen, aka The Grindfather, hugging an inflatable birthday cake as fans serenaded him, was one of the wilder and stranger ones.
18. Grizzlies Move to Front in NBA Trade Rumors
- Friday, January 09, 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.
19. Dobbs the Latest in Line of Dual-Threat UT Quarterbacks
- Saturday, November 29, 2014
If the University of Tennessee’s football team gains bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday at Vanderbilt, it can look back to a quarterback change Oct. 25 against Alabama as a pivotal point in the season.
20. South Dominates First Playoff Rankings
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
The first College Football Playoff Rankings were released this week and if the playoff started today Mississippi State and Ole Miss would hold seeds one and four respectively, with Florida State No. 2 and Auburn No. 3.
21. 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.
22. SEC’s New Quarterbacks Ready to Prove Themselves
- Friday, August 22, 2014
They are the SEC quarterbacks left behind. The quarterbacking gods, with names like Manziel, McCarron, Mettenberger and Murray – what is it about M’s? – have ascended to a higher place: playing on Sundays in the NFL.
23. Pera: Development, Re-Signing Gasol Keys to Success
- Monday, August 04, 2014
Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera introduced new additions to the team’s front office during a press conference Friday, Aug. 1, at FedExForum, and took questions from reporters. But mainly he delivered the message that the franchise’s path to contending for a championship will come through player development and not free agency.
24. Burleigh Consulting Group Changes With Times
- Monday, February 10, 2014
Robert C. Burleigh still enjoys playing tennis four times a week. But the 78-year-old founder of Burleigh Consulting Group admits he is playing more doubles matches these days.
“I’m running a little slower now, so it’s mostly doubles now, not a lot of singles,” said Burleigh with a chuckle.
25. College Football Notebook: October 11, 2013
- Friday, October 11, 2013
With back-to-back losses to No. 1 Alabama and an improved Auburn team, Ole Miss has fallen from the national rankings and is sitting at 3-2, 1-2 in the SEC.
“Obviously, we’re not happy with where we are,” said Rebels coach Hugh Freeze. “But we thank God we’re not where we used to be.”
26. New Study Shows Airport’s Impact
- Friday, May 01, 2009
As far as economic engines go, it’s long been known that Memphis International Airport has the power of a 747.
A new study released this week confirmed the airport’s muscle, estimating that Memphis International pumps $28.6 billion into the region’s economy and provides, directly or indirectly, 34.3 percent – or one in three – local jobs.
27. Study to Gauge Airport’s Economic Impact
- Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Seeing the FedEx planes line the Memphis sky each night or driving past the city’s countless distribution centers are reminders that Memphis International Airport plays a prominent role in the city’s economy.
28. Slow Economy Could Equal More Biz in Tunica
- Monday, May 05, 2008
With an economic slump, painful increases at the gasoline pump and a housing slowdown all combining to make the average wallet lighter these days, the concept of disposable income might seem like a curious relic.
29. Far From Last Resort
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Tucked behind The Commons at Wolfchase shopping center, which includes such tenants as Home Depot, Hallmark and Toys 'R' Us, is a Joe's Crab Shack restaurant, a smattering of hotels and a well-manicured office park.
30. MYRIAD POSSIBILITIES
- Wednesday, June 07, 2006
The Myriad Botanical Resort, a $1.9 billion mega-development that could be coming to Tunica as early as this fall, keeps getting bigger.
Plans for the Myriad, which were first made public in 2004, include hotels, a convention center, retail space, indoor golf, a spa, nightclubs and water and ice parks. Ground could be broken as soon as September on the eye-popping resort.
31. Walking the (Assembly) Line
- Monday, May 22, 2006
Shelby County's reliance on manufacturing jobs to employ its citizens has decreased over the past few years, but this is just part of a larger trend happening in West Tennessee and across the country.
32. Mayor Calls Budget Problems Temporary 'Aberration'
- Friday, March 10, 2006
Lots of adjectives are being used these days to describe events that occurred during one of the most dramatic years in recent memory for City of Memphis finances.
On several occasions, city officials have admitted their revenue projections for 2005 were inflated and spending was excessive, even while operating costs soared. They've blamed the national economy for being sluggish. All of that - plus insufficient planning, they admit - contributed to a deficit that nearly wiped out the city's operating fund, its major source of spending money.
33. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, May 03, 2005
By Andy Meek
Developers Plan Front Street Condos
10-unit project adds to hot Downtown building market
The Daily News
A development team is sketching plans for another addition to the bustling condo market Downtown, where the...
34. Archived Article: Tunica (lead)
- Friday, July 02, 2004
Tunica On a Roll
Tunica County Set for More Growth
Memphis to benefit from resort areas growing draw
The Daily News
Twenty-four hour golf, a duffers dream come true.
The regulation 18-hole course will be entirely indoo...
35. Archived Article: Small Biz (lead)
- Friday, June 25, 2004
Economic Impact on Small Business in Memphis
Small Business Weathers Economic Storm
Todays economy ripe for startups, business owners say
The Daily News
Corporate America makes the headlines, but upon examining the small ...
36. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, January 30, 2004
Gnuschke developing research to a national scope
Gnuschke Heads New Efforts at U of M Bureau
The Daily News
For more than 20 years and throughout a whirlwind of changes in the Metro Memphis economy one local entity has kept i...
37. Archived Article: Jobless (lead)
- Monday, June 24, 2002
Tennessee jobless drops again
Unemployment rate dips,
surprising some analysts
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
At 4.9 percent, the states unemployment figures fell once again last month, down from 5.3 percent in April. The state figure r...
38. Archived Article: Gsp (lead)
- Monday, June 17, 2002
By RICK RUSSELL State trails behind nation in growth trends By RICK RUSSELL The Daily News Tennessees economic growth continues to lag behind the nation, according to a recent U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. While the states economy added $178 bil...
39. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, November 20, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY
New tariffs might drive new home prices higher
By JENNIFER MURLEY
The Daily News
An attempt by the federal government to force Canada to address what has been called unfair trading practices within the softwood l...
40. Archived Article: Lottery P.2
- Tuesday, April 24, 2001
Tennessee lottery gaining more support Legislators weigh lottery question By MARY DANDO The Daily News As the campaign to win support for a statewide lottery gains momentum, a Germantown state representative said if one is implemented many low-incom...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 23, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Oct. 23-29 Oct. 23 Shelby County Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. at 160 N. Main St. Oct. 24 The Memphis City Council will host a citywide Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. at East High School, 3206 Poplar Av...
42. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 16, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Oct. 16-Oct. 22 Oct. 16 The Memphis Bar Association will present "Advance Mediation Training" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the MBA Conference Center, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Alexand...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 09, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Oct. 9-Oct. 15 Oct. 10 "Europe 2000" is 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the mezzanine of the Peabody, 149 Union Ave. The seminar and exhibition features guests from Austria, Germany, Italy, Belgium, th...
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 02, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: Oct. 2-Oct 8 Oct. 2 Minority Enterprise Development Week 2000 continues through Thursday. The event is designed to bring together minority business owners, buyers and procurement representatives from...
45. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, September 29, 2000
The Childrens Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave The Childrens Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave., presents "Childrens Choice: Its a Voting Thing!" through Oct. 6, with a free public day rally from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Entry to t...
46. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, December 17, 1999
Link joins Memphis City Schools and Memphis' economic engine Link joins Memphis City Schools and Memphis' economic engine By Dr. Jeff Wallace Special to The Daily News The Problem. As highlighted in the October 1999 issue of The Memphis Economy, Mem...