Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Waiting on Hardaway, Campaign Habits and Hasheem Thabeet's Shadow
- Friday, March 16, 2018
Penny Hardaway’s formal hiring as the new Tigers basketball coach is expected next week and you can almost hear all of the resume’s hitting Hardaway’s email as he puts together a staff. Hardaway’s name first surfaced as a possible coach in the last days of Josh Pastner, pre-Tubby Smith. It's only become stronger and better developed since then.
2. 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.
3. Social Media Valuable Tool For FESJC, Sports Teams
- Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Earlier this week FedEx St. Jude Classic tournament director Darrell Smith put an offer out on Twitter to a noted entertainer with local ties: “Hey @jtimberlake, I know you have a couple shows in PA after Memphis, but feel free to come on back the next Wednesday, June 6, for our pro-am. Got a spot if you want it. #HushYall.”
4. Former Memphis Tiger Billy Richmond Now Winning as Wing Guru
- Saturday, January 20, 2018
It was early November, not really Christmas season yet, but Billy Richmond didn’t want to wait. So he’d wake up and start his day with his favorite Christmas music.
5. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
6. Last Word: Freeze Warning, Corker on Obamacare Repeal and The Disney Example
- Friday, July 21, 2017
What do you call it when you expect a lot of trouble coming from a specific direction – with a detailed roadmap -- and a completely different controversy comes in from a different direction, hits and leaves a crater. Whatever you call it, that is what happened to Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze Thursday evening. Or did it?
7. Alabama is Media’s Overwhelming Pick To Win SEC Title
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Twice in the previous three years, SEC media correctly predicted the SEC champion. Both times, they did it by picking Alabama (2014, 2016). They went with Alabama again this year, predicting the Crimson Tide to defeat Georgia in the SEC title game.
8. Last Word: 'Sun Records,' Ole Miss's Lack of Control and Haslam in 2018
- Friday, February 24, 2017
I am not going to be one of those people who at this late date in the history of television dramas based on real people points out every departure from reality. The first episode of the CMT television series “Sun Records” Thursday was a scene-setter and introduction of sorts to an ensemble cast with plenty of opportunities to name that place in Memphis. That usually means a pretty complex story line to come and there are more than enough memorable characters in the story of Sun.
9. Tigers Model Their Resolve in 70-65 Victory Over UCF
- Monday, January 23, 2017
The game started with the Tigers’ opponent hitting two contested 3-pointers, the Tigers taking and missing a couple of ill-advised jump shots, and UCF running out on two fastbreaks.
Just like that, only two minutes and two seconds into the proceedings, the University of Memphis was losing 10-0. It happened so fast the crowd at FedExForum didn’t even have time for much of a reaction.
10. Last Word: Boca Ends Badly, Fred's Deal Still Moving and The Couch Dylan Sat On
- Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Z Bo ejected and the Grizz fall to the Celtics 112 – 109 Tuesday at the Forum. Post game, Fizdale says the team has a leadership problem.
The Tigers at the Forum Wednesday, playing the Incarnate Word Cardinals.
11. Tigers to Start and End AAC Play With SMU
- Monday, September 12, 2016
The University of Memphis will open its 2016-17 American Athletic Conference schedule on Tuesday, Dec. 27, when SMU comes to FedExForum and will finish the season on Saturday, March 4, at SMU.
The 18-game conference slate includes nine games against opponents that had RPIs of 100 or better last season. Memphis, which went 19-15, returns American Conference Rookie of the Year Dedric Lawson, who averaged 15.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Lawson’s 55 blocks ranked third in the league.
12. 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…
13. Sports Notebook: Woodson Leaving for Butler; Lynch Headed to Jets?
- Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The arrival of Tubby Smith to coach the University of Memphis basketball team will not prevent the departure of guard Avery Woodson.
The Indianapolis Star reported that Woodson will transfer to Butler; he also considered Virginia Commonwealth.
14. Equality of Partners a Problem for Titan Owners
- Saturday, February 6, 2016
It’s the question that won’t go away – will the Tennessee Titans be sold. On the day the Titans formally introduced Jon Robinson as general manager and Mike Mularkey as head coach, team president Steve Underwood admitted that the NFL is not happy with the team’s ownership structure, which is split evenly among Bud Adams’ heirs.
15. 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.
16. Moving Slowly, Growing Quickly
- Saturday, August 1, 2015
Time was, crossing Lower Broadway safely only meant dodging woozy country music fans, speeding cabs and the occasional errant tour bus.
They’re all still there, but they’ve been joined by a wide and growing variety of small-motor or human-powered vehicles shuttling residents and tourists in and around downtown Nashville.
17. Grizzlies Rookies Jarell Martin, Andrew Harrison Have Much to Prove
- Thursday, July 2, 2015
The bottom-line question about Memphis Grizzlies rookies Jarell Martin and Andrew Harrison is the same as after every other NBA Draft: What does the team really have in these guys?
18. Singing Mechanic’s Life Much Like the Songs He Sings
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Singing Mechanic – “I’ve got that name. Nobody else can use it,” says Billy Devereaux – sits by his worn, 1,200-square-foot, two-room cottage and looks down at Boots, his Dutch Shepherd.
“He’s a possum killer and he runs security,” says Billy, 55, gazing across the swath of remote land separated by a long gravel trail from Smith Springs Road in Antioch.
19. Olymbec Acquires 13-Building Bellbrook
- Friday, November 15, 2013
Olymbec USA LLC has snatched up two more key Memphis properties, including the 1.8 million-square-foot Bellbrook industrial park.
20. CK’s Moves Into Jackson as Part of Expansion
- Friday, March 2, 2012
A longtime Memphis diner chain is expanding its presence into the Jackson, Tenn., market.
CK’s Coffee Shop has signed a five-year lease for 1,390 square feet of the existing 4,900-square-foot Old Medina Market Gas Station at 2800 Old Medina Road.
21. Wifflestock Hits New Level for Ronald McDonald House
- Friday, August 12, 2011
For 14 consecutive years, the parking lot of Midtown bar and restaurant Zinnie’s East played host to Wifflestock, an annual event organized by a league of Wiffle ball enthusiasts to raise money for Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.
22. Nominees Selected for EDGE Board
- Friday, April 15, 2011
Several nominees have emerged for Economic Development Growth Engine, the new economic development board created to guide the city and county’s efforts.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and Memphis Mayor AC Wharton Jr. will seek approval to appoint the following:
23. Memphians Among Those Receiving State Arts Awards
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's highest honor in the arts will be awarded Tuesday in Nashville for exemplifying the state's finest cultural traditions.
Winners are the Blues Foundation of Memphis; buck dancer Thomas Maupin of Murfreesboro; Charles Towler of Cleveland, a Southern gospel convention singer; Patrick W. Halloran III of Memphis, who helped preserve the Orpheum Theatre; the W.O. Smith Music School in Nashville; Estelle Condra of Nashville, an actor and writer; Johnny Maddox of Gallatin, a ragtime pianist; and Dolph Smith of Ripley, an artist.
24. Gone Cold
- Friday, February 11, 2011
School children welcomed Jack Frost on Wednesday afternoon and the three to five inches of snow he brought with him, but for business owners, the snow that caused hazardous road conditions and closures across the city also caused dollar signs to melt like icicles in the sun.
25. Tenn. Anti-Gang Law Largely Unused Since Passage
- Wednesday, February 3, 2010
COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) – A state law enacted 13 years ago to give gang members harsher prison sentences likely never has been successfully used by prosecutors.
The Tennessee General Assembly approved legislation in 1997 authorizing district attorneys to seek stronger sentences for defendants convicted of gang offenses.
26. Contract Awaits OK at Union City Goodyear Plant
- Friday, January 22, 2010
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A second tentative contract between Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.'s plant in Union City and the United Steelworkers Union awaits ratification.
27. Y5 LLC Files Loan, Permit For Vesta Home
- Friday, December 18, 2009
Y5 LLC has filed a $600,000 construction loan and a $500,000 permit to build a home in Neshoba Grove, the site of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association’s spring home show. The company, whose principal is Tommy Young, filed the loan through Magna Bank and its permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement this week.
28. Scope of Stanford Scandal Vast, Deep
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint in federal court last week accusing Stanford Financial Group of defrauding billions from investors, the case was assigned to U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay.
29. Vesta to Showcase Rossville Homes
- Monday, September 29, 2008
Karen Garner remembers the inaugural Vesta Home Show in 1984, when she worked in the concession stand as one of many volunteer homebuilders.
Nearly a quarter century later – after working every Vesta Home Show since its debut – Garner is president of Magnolia Homes Inc. and one of the featured builders at this year’s installment of the event, run by the Memphis Area Home Builders Association (MAHBA).
30. $55M Transaction Lifts Commercial RE
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Shelby County's sluggish commercial real estate market got a boost when a portfolio that includes Cordova's Countrywood Crossing shopping center and Dick's Sporting Goods sold to an out-of-town real estate investor for $55.2 million.
31. Smith Named President at Zycron Inc.
- Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Steven Howard Smith of Zycron Inc., Tennessee's largest minority-owned information technology services firm, has been chosen as the company's new president.
Smith joined Zycron in July as executive vice president. He has more than 21 years of management experience in the information technology consulting industry.
32. Askew Named National Director of Engineering Group
- Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Mark W. Askew, president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc., was appointed to a two-year term as national director of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Askew is a civil engineer with 30 years of structural engineering experience.
33. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, November 1, 2004
By Andy Meek
RFID Opens New Doors for Distribution
The Daily News
When it comes to emerging technologies, the unlikely pair of Wal-Mart and the Regional Medical Center at Memphis has something in common: Both institutions see b...
34. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, August 29, 2003
By Jane Aldinger
Old theater prepares for rebirth in revitalized Downtown
By JANE ALDINGER
The Daily News
In 1929, a red carpet was rolled out in front of the Old Daisy Theater on Beale Street to welcome blues legend Bessie Smith. She sh...
35. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, August 12, 2003
CMCS LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company, financed $1
Bluestone Glen planned
for Holmes Road area
CMCS LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company, financed $1.3 million through National Bank of Commerce, securing the loan with 20.2 a...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 2, 2000
William H William H. Masters joined the electrical department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates as an electrical project manager. He earned his bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University and masters degree from the University of Memphis. M...
37. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, May 9, 1996
05-09 Benchmark Edward Johnson, Vera Lewis and Johnny Clay on behalf of their minor children and on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated vs. Memphis and Shelby County Health Department, interim health officer John H. Kirkley, and d...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 19, 1996
02-19 Calendar Feb. 19 The Roundtable for Women in Foodservice, Memphis chapter, will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Shelby Place. Judy Patton, senior vice president of Food Insights, will speak on "Understanding Your Customer: The Psychology Be...
39. Archived Article: Econ Brd Lj
- Wednesday, November 8, 1995
lj 10/5 cates Economic board holds inaugural meeting By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A new board that is responsible for developing strategies for improving economic development into the next century is now in place. The newly-formed Tennessee Boar...