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On a cloudy, humid Saturday in Memphis, we were treated to one of the best atmospheres that the Liberty Bowl has had to offer. A game that had everything: a comeback, pivotal fourth down stands, and most importantly...controversy.There is so much to unwrap from this game, and it started on t…

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With another jam-packed slate of college football on tap for this weekend, this Helmsman sports crew is back with predictions of some of the top matchups.Mississippi State @ MemphisBrian Bada: Memphis 28 Mississippi State 24The Liberty Bowl will be packed for this Southern battle. The Memphi…

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When the Mississippi State Bulldogs come to town on Saturday, it will be one of the most anticipated games in recent Memphis Tiger Football history.The matchup will see two undefeated teams go head to head in what is sure to be a fight to the finish.Memphis Head Coach Ryan Silverfield is loo…

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With college football now underway, and basketball season looming close on the horizon, many of the eyes on the Memphis Tigers’ athletic department are focused on that two-headed monster. However, there is another team that is secretly showing up and showing out for the 901.The Memphis women…

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With basketball season around the corner, the Memphis Tigers are ready to bounce back from a tough 2020 season. Going into this 2021 campaign, these Tigers have a great mix of youth and experience. They recruited youth and experience. They recruited four future stars in Makaiya Brooks, Aliya…

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With college football back in full swing, the Daily Helmsman sports crew decided to take a crack at predicting some of the top games of the weekend, including Memphis’ road date with Arkansas State Saturday night. 

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The best time of the year is officially back: football season. With head coach Ryan Silverfield set to begin his second season at the helm, optimism surrounding the program remains at an all-time high as the Tigers look to build on their Montgomery Bowl winning-campaign in 2020. 

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Memphis Tiger fans everywhere rejoiced Monday when the news broke that a familiar face was coming back to the 901. Tyler Harris, who spent his first two years with the University of Memphis before transferring to Iowa State last season, announced through his social media that he will be retu…

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Now that the dust has settled after a historic college basketball season, programs across the country have begun turning their attention to what will be a critical offseason. With player movement at an all-time high, we truly are entering into a new era of college basketball where coaches wi…

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Simply put, one of the best aspects of college is the sporting events. While education is obviously priority number one, some of the best memories are made in arenas and stadiums across the country. Whether it be attending a football game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, catching a basketba…

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The University of Memphis track squad took a trip north to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, last weekend and left with second place honors. The men finished 5.5 points behind Southeast Missouri State University, with a score of 171, while the women finished 19 points behind Murray State University …

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The Memphis Tigers secured the second NIT championship in program history over the weekend, defeating Mississippi State 77-64 in the championship game. They seemingly got stronger as the tournament went on, turning in a dominant effort in the semifinal victory over Colorado State before cont…

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The Memphis Tigers (16-8) are set to open play in the National Invitation Tournament this weekend, taking on Dayton (14-9) in the first round. While the NIT is certainly not the postseason tournament these teams were probably hoping to be featured in, it still a represents a good opportunity…

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With the American Athletic Conference tournament set to begin this week in Fort Worth, Texas, the Memphis Tigers have their work cut out for them. Win three games in three days, and they will return to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2014.  

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Late last week, the American Athletic Conference announced that the Memphis Tigers home game vs #9th ranked Houston scheduled for this Sunday will instead be a road game.  

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Months after its usual date, the American Athletic Conference (AAC) will finally host its cross country conference meet in Wichita, Kansas. On Feb. 6, the University of Memphis men’s and women’s cross country teams will toe the line in what could be their final race of the season. 

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With the Tigers set to square off against the seventh-ranked Bearcats on Saturday, we decided to break down the history of this series prior to the next chapter of their rivalry, which will be crucial for positioning down the stretch in the American Athletic Conference.  

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A season ago, the Memphis Tigers put together the best run in program history on the way to an American Athletic Conference championship and appearance in the Cotton Bowl. Whether it was Tulsa’s missed field goal to keep their New Years’ Six bowl hopes alive, their 54-48 shootout victory ove…

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The 2019-2020 season played host to many narratives about the basketball team. It was Head Coach Penny Hardaway’s second year at the University of Memphis, and he began the year with the most impressive group of freshmen available in the nation. Expectations were through the roof. But as the…

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Joe Salisbury stands nearest to the net as his partner, Rajeev Ram, prepares to serve what would be the final point of the championship match at the Australian Open. A strong serve from Ram, and their opponent moves to return the ball with a lunging, backhand swing, but the ball never reache…

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With the University of Memphis cross-country team continuing to train for a season that may not even happen because of the pandemic, some of the athletes are planning to pursue their passion for competition without the financial support of the university. 

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Mike Norvell, the former head coach of the Tigers football team, and his family are making the transition from living in Memphis to Tallahassee, after Florida State University (FSU) hired Norvell to become their head football coach. But there is much that they miss about Memphis.