Editorial Results (free)
1. Nothing ‘Exotic’ About Titans’ Running Game
- Friday, December 22, 2017
The Tennessee Titans will tell you that their success is built around the run game. Don’t buy it. “Exotic smashmouth” has become a mere shell of its former self.
Under Mike Mularkey, the Titans proudly proclaimed that everything in the offense would revolve around the running game. That strategy worked last season when the Titans ran the football effectively with DeMarco Murray leading the AFC in rushing, Derrick Henry putting in solid work as his backup and the offensive line earning accolades as one of the best in the league.
2. Byard Adding ‘Smart’ to Instinctual Game
- Friday, November 10, 2017
With five interceptions in two games, it’s tough not to notice what a second-year safety is doing for the Tennessee Titans.
But as flashy as the results have been for Kevin Byard, perhaps the reason why the former Middle Tennessee star is finding success can be found in another play – one in which the Titans defense was in total disarray.
3. Titans Will Struggle If Mariota Misses Time
- Friday, October 6, 2017
The Tennessee Titans season might have flashed right before their eyes this past Sunday.
And it had little to do with the 57-14 thrashing they took at the hands of the Houston Texans. Oh, for those who might not have seen it, it was every bit as bad as that score sounds in every facet of the game.
4. Vaco Risk Solutions' Brian Prentice Talks Data Breaches, Safety
- Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Vaco Memphis has added Brian Prentice as managing partner of Vaco Risk Solutions, a national consulting firm that works with organizations that have IT security, risk or compliance needs; have had a recent breach; are moving data centers; require a penetration test; or have any other project-based risk management needs.
5. The Week Ahead: March 20-26
- Monday, March 20, 2017
Happy Monday, Memphis! It’s the first day of spring, and a bounty of social gatherings, government meetings and business events are in bloom. Check out our top picks in The Week Ahead…
6. Here Come 'Smart Stores' With Robots, Interactive Shelves
- Wednesday, January 4, 2017
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Tomorrow's retail stores want to take a page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology – everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with sensors.
7. ‘Crazy Stuff’ Threatens to Kill Another Titans Season
- Friday, September 16, 2016
By most accounts, the Tennessee Titans won the offseason thanks to a strong draft and some smart moves in free agency.
The preseason was more of the same, a 3-1 record that included some impressive football.
8. 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…
9. Vols Offensive Line Rushing Into Much-Anticipated Season
- Friday, August 19, 2016
Jalen Hurd knows right where he stands among Tennessee’s running backs of the past and wants to be No. 1 in career rushing yards at the end of the 2016 season.
The junior from Hendersonville Beech High School needs 892 yards to surpass Travis Henry as UT’s career rushing leader.
10. Can Alan Zucker Do for Titans’ Marcus Mariota What He’s Done for Mannings & Taylor Swift?
- Friday, August 19, 2016
As an NFL quarterback, Sunday is show time for Marcus Mariota. That’s when he suits up and does everything in his power to help the Tennessee Titans win football games.
But a recent Sunday morning was a different kind of show time. Mariota spent four hours on the opposite side of the Cumberland River from Nissan Stadium on a commercial shoot. A camera crew captured footage of him jogging in downtown Nashville and posing in front of various landmarks.
11. Do Titans Finally Have Their Offensive Line?
- Friday, August 5, 2016
New Tennessee Titans coach Mike Mularkey’s stated desire to play “exotic smashmouth” football – especially on offense – requires a good offensive line. But if there’s one thing the Titans have not had in recent years it’s a good offensive line.
12. 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.
13. Callahan Breaks Down UT’s 'Pretty Impressive' Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 20, 2016
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones keeps his pulse on recruiting year-around, along with his SEC counterparts and other FBS coaches.
Chasing recruits is an endless cycle, the lifeblood of championship football teams.
14. Rotten to the Core: Titans Fail to Develop Talent
- Saturday, December 19, 2015
As the Tennessee Titans sink toward the end of another lackluster season, they head into the off-season with still more holes to fill for 2016.
Some of that, of course, is inevitable with any team as an NFL roster. Even on the best teams can have a 20 percent roster turnover in the off-season due to injuries, free agency and new draft picks coming on board.
15. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Smart Mirrors Boost Sales
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – Imagine a fitting room with a "smart" mirror that suggests jeans to go with the red shirt you brought in. It snaps a video so you can compare the image side-by-side with other colorful shirts you try on. It might even show you how the shirt will fit without you having to undress.
16. Several Reasons for Titans Not to Take Mariota in NFL Draft
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
As the NFL Draft edges ever closer, the Tennessee Titans appear to hold the key.
The Titans hold the No. 2 pick in the draft, which begins April 30, and could go any number of directions with the choice.
17. Vols’ Dobbs Embraces the Role of ‘CEO Quarterback’
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Joshua Dobbs enters his junior season as Tennessee’s undisputed No. 1 quarterback and team leader, the player most responsible for the Vols’ relevance again in SEC football.
18. Searching for Doctors
- Saturday, September 27, 2014
So here’s the offer: lower salary – meaning it will take longer to pay down your student loan debt – less prestige, and perhaps even a questioning of your intelligence and skill.
In 2014, that’s what comes with the decision to become a primary care physician. Recently, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania, Mara Gordon, wrote an article for The Atlantic explaining her decision to become a primary care doctor.
19. First South Launches More Secure Cards
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
First South Financial is preparing to roll out credit cards embedded with new chip technology that offer users more protection than the standard piece of plastic today.
Starting Oct. 1, the Memphis-based credit union will offer its Visa Platinum credit cards with new EMV chip technology. Cards with such technology, according to the Smart Card Alliance, contain embedded microprocessors that support “enhanced cardholder verification methods” and are regarded as more secure when making purchases online.
20. Mason: Vanderbilt Success More Than Defeating UT
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Coach Derek Mason is determined to put his own mark of toughness on the Vanderbilt University football program as it continues its climb into the ranks of conference heavyweights.
21. Midtown Medical Office Building Sells for $2.6 Million
- Friday, January 10, 2014
A partnership of two Utah-based companies has acquired a medical office building on Union Avenue near Overton Square.
Trivalis LLC and Novalis LLC, both based in Utah, acquired the medical office building built in 1967 at 2076 Union Ave., next door to the IHOP restaurant, for $2.6 million. The property, at the corner of Union Avenue and Florence Street, was appraised at $1.3 million in 2013, according to the Shelby County Assessor of Property’s office. The sellers, Missouri-based Roundabout Real Estate LLC and Visual Projects LLC, acquired the property in 2008 for $2 million.
22. Win Brings Course Correction for Tigers
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Tigers returned from Stillwater, Okla., having been humiliated on national television by Oklahoma State, coach Josh Pastner speaking of a need for “course correction” and everyone hoping they would get another shot at the Cowboys in the championship game of the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla.
23. Time for Tigers to Back Up Words
- Friday, November 22, 2013
Looking back at a few quotes from the once 11th-ranked Tigers at their preseason media day, in light of the embarrassment that was their recent 101-80 loss to No. 7 Oklahoma State:
Senior guard Geron Johnson: “One (free-throw) attempt a game last year, I mean that’s terrible if I’m supposed to be some tough guy.” He shot one free throw – and missed it – in 24 minutes in Stillwater.
24. Tigers Ready for Season’s First Test
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013
When the No. 11 University of Memphis Tigers had finished crushing Austin Peay in their season-opener, attention immediately turned to their Tuesday, Nov. 19, game in Stillwater against No. 7 Oklahoma State.
25. Facebook Stock Climbs in Public Debut
- Monday, May 21, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook updated its status to "public company" on Friday.
After an anxiety-filled half-hour delay, its stock began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market for the first time as investors were finally able to put a dollar value on the company that turned online social networking into a global cultural phenomenon.
26. Kings Top Grizzlies 119-110 for Third Straight Win
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Sacramento Kings coach Keith Smart took off his blue jacket and tossed it to DeMarcus Cousins. The fouled-out forward played coach for the final minute, and everybody on the bench enjoyed a laugh.
27. Shoppers May Have the Upper Hand This Christmas
- Friday, October 8, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – The Christmas shopping season doesn't kick off for another six weeks, but retailers already are signaling they're prepared to discount aggressively if needed to entice shoppers still skittish about spending.
28. Parker Joins Management of Semmes-Murphey
- Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Dr. Autry Parker has joined the pain management team at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute. Parker is a board certified, fellowship trained anesthesiologist, specializing in the treatment of severe and chronic pain.
29. Great Time for US Consumers: America is on Sale
- Tuesday, October 6, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - There has never been a better time to be a consumer. America is on sale.
The Great Recession has caused massive job losses and hardship for millions, but it has also fostered a shoppers' paradise. Anyone who still has the means to spend can find unheard of deals.