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Brookhaven wins Helmsman poll

For the third week in a row, justice has been served. Brookhaven, one of my personal favorite local establishments, was voted the favorite place to get a drink near campus in this week’s Twitter poll. After Back Yard Burgers was heinously chosen as the best place to get a burger near campus, the following ...


Memphians lead Tigers past Milwaukee

The University of Memphis Tigers (2-0) continue the Tubby Smith era unbeaten with a 68-54 win over the Milwaukee Panthers (1-1) on Wednesday night, just two days after opening their season with a 94-75 win over University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Dedric Lawson led the Tigers with 23 point and 10 ...

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Tigers have potential to boast elite defense

Tubby Smith could potentially make the Memphis Tigers one of the best defenses in the American Athletic Conference. There’s never been a question about whether the Tigers have enough talent or athletes; it’s always been whether or not they commit to the defensive ...

Tigers battle for AAC West dominance against Navy

New names but a familiar game for the Midshipmen

Remember Keenon Reynolds? That one guy who was a four-year starting quarterback for Navy and amassed over 8,500 yards of total offense and scored 119 total touchdowns? Well, he’s still in Maryland, but luckily for Memphis, he’s with the Ravens in Baltimore and ...

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Grizz shown little respect by NBA GMs

Prior to each season, surveys all 30 NBA general managers over a variety of topics ranging from who will win the NBA Finals to which team had the best offseason to which active player will make the best head coach someday. The Memphis Grizzlies were well-represented last season, and one would ...

Tigers will try to regroup for upcoming Temple game

Tigers get first fair fight on Thursday

It’s been a roller coaster ride through Mike Norvell’s first four games as the head coach at the University of Memphis. His Tigers won their first three games by 18, 36 and 74, respectively, and lost to Ole Miss last Saturday by 20. Due to no fault of their own, ...

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Memphis Tiger football mailbag

Q: Is Riley Ferguson good? - @_JonahJordan A: The simple answer to this question is yes, but I’m assuming you want me to expand on this so I will. It’s never easy following a legend, and while it’s odd to call Paxton Lynch a legend just one year removed from school, well, he is. He holds all kinds ...

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Memphis Tigers land first basketball recruit for 2017

Tubby Smith is finally on board for the class of 2017. Smith, who took over for Josh Pastner in April, got his first 2017 commitment from Jamal Johnson, a 6-4, 170-pound combo guard from Birmingham, Alabama. “Jamal is a launching pad for the 2017 recruiting class,” said Jonah Jordan, who covers ...

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Carioca Arena 1 where basketball was played during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

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