Portland Trail Blazers lose to lowly Memphis Grizzlies: Rapid reaction

Portland Trail Blazers lose to lowly Memphis Grizzlies: Rapid reaction

The tanking Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Blazers 108-103 Wednesday night at FedExForum, dealing a surprising setback to a team fighting for home court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. It didn’t help that the Blazers played without Damian Lillard (birth of his child) …
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MLK returned to Memphis 50 years ago to show the power of nonviolence

MLK returned to Memphis 50 years ago to show the power of nonviolence

Ralph Abernathy, right, lead a march on behalf of striking Memphis, Tenn., sanitation workers. Forty-five years after Martin Luther King Jr. was killed supporting a historic sanitation workers strike in Memphis, the city s garbage and trash collectors are fighting to hold on to jobs that some city leaders want …
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Two-Out Hitting Leads Arkansas Over Memphis

Two-Out Hitting Leads Arkansas Over Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Redshirt senior Carson Shaddy came through with a big two-out hit in the top of the ninth inning to help No. 5 Arkansas win a roller coaster of a game with the Memphis Tigers, 8-7, at AutoZone Park Tuesday night. Arkansas and Memphis traded leads five times throughout the contest …
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Gid H. Smith

Gid H. Smith

The nonprofit meeting space at the Community Foundation is dedicated to the memory of Gid H. Smith (1941-2017). Gid Hardin Smith was a beloved community servant, innovative social entrepreneur, and the visionary behind the creation of the modern Community Foundation of Greater Memphis.
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City of Memphis to release new policies, fixes to petty cash program

City of Memphis to release new policies, fixes to petty cash program

The City of Memphis is ready to release the list of new policies and fixes to the petty cash program. The new plan includes training and better oversight techniques. A recent audit concluded the old program had to be ‘terminated’ and re-done. The audit found dozens of inconsistencies, poor records and …
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Timberwolves Host Memphis Monday Night

Timberwolves Host Memphis Monday Night

Timberwolves Host Memphis Monday Night. March 25, 2018 gmarquart Local Sports. MINNEAPOLIS — Trying to snap a 13-year postseason drought, the. Minnesota Timberwolves survived a daunting stretch against some of the best teams in the NBA and without star Jimmy Butler to remain in seventh …
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Memphis musings make Rent Party

Memphis musings make Rent Party

His latest, Memphis Rent Party (Bloomsbury, $28), subtitled The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music’s Hometown, is a collection of previously published music journalism and essays along with unpublished pieces connected by their left-of-center pursuit of the offbeat and odd, all written in Gordon’s thoughtful, …
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New Mississippi hair magazine to be released – WMC Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee

New Mississippi hair magazine to be released – WMC Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee

Eddwantya Epps says her love for hair and making people feel good began when she was a young girl, curling and styling her grandmother’s hair and often her friends. “I used to do their hair in the kitchen as a kid in junior high at Chastain,” said Epps. “I was like you know what I love this and it made …
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Memphis Tigers football begins spring practice motivated by Liberty Bowl loss

Memphis Tigers football begins spring practice motivated by Liberty Bowl loss

Memphis junior running back Patrick Taylor said he woke up hyper Saturday morning, anxious to get back on the field. Drew Kyser was also excited but the senior offensive lineman had a different perspective on being happy the Tigers finally began spring practice. “What else do you have to look forward …
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Memphis teen defeats top junior golfers

Memphis teen defeats top junior golfers

A Memphis teen golfer took home a trophy this week against some of the best young golfers in the United States. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Rachel Heck took home top prize at the Kathy Whitworth Junior Girls Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Heck beat out 71 other golfers in shooting a two-round total …
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Auburn baseball vs. Memphis: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (March 14, 2018)

Auburn baseball vs. Memphis: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (March 14, 2018)

Auburn coach Butch Thompson and Memphis coach Daron Schoenrock are more than familiar with each other. Thompson played for Schoenrock at Birmingham Southern from 1991-92 and then the duo served as assistant coaches together from 1994-96. Most recently the two coaches faced off as …
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Madison Avenue area hot enough to work up a sweat

Madison Avenue area hot enough to work up a sweat

With the pending addition of an “immersive” cycling studio and the renovation of a 12,000-square-foot building, one block of Madison Avenue is continuing its recent hot streak. The cycling studio is the brainchild of 26-year-old Victoria Young. The Memphis native got hooked on cycling during her time at …
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Jennings gets near triple-double as Bucks hand Memphis 18th straight loss

Jennings gets near triple-double as Bucks hand Memphis 18th straight loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Jennings feels a sense of urgency in trying to prove he belongs back in the NBA after signing a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. Jennings, who joined the team Sunday, took a huge step in that direction Monday night, finishing with 16 points, 12 assists and …
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Group spends $6M on shopping center in anticipation of Raleigh Springs Mall redevelopment

Group spends $6M on shopping center in anticipation of Raleigh Springs Mall redevelopment

A group of investors spent $6.2 million last week on a shopping center located across the street from Raleigh Springs Mall. RSM Ventures LLC, which has owners in Memphis and elsewhere, purchased the property from Dallas-based Tabani Group Inc., according to the Shelby County Register of Deeds.
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Listen to win tickets to Theresa Caputo!

Listen to win tickets to Theresa Caputo!

One (1) winner each day will win two (2) tickets to the Southern Theresa Caputo. Winners may pick up their prize at our studios: 1835 Moriah Woods Blvd. Suite 1, Memphis TN 38117. Hours 8:30-5:30pm M-F. Winner must present valid ID when picking up prize. Value: $20. WMC-FM General Contest …
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Live updates: Cincinnati Bearcats playing Memphis in AAC basketball semifinals

Live updates: Cincinnati Bearcats playing Memphis in AAC basketball semifinals

ORLANDO – The No. 1-seeded University of Cincinnati will play No. 5 seed Memphis in the American Athletic Conference basketball semifinals here today at 1 p.m. at the Amway Center. Please follow here for live updates. The UC-Memphis winner will play in Sunday’s 3:30 p.m. tournament finals …
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Jazz rock 'n' roll in Memphis: Jae Crowder swishes most 3-pointers of career in Utah's 10th straight …

Jazz rock ‘n’ roll in Memphis: Jae Crowder swishes most 3-pointers of career in Utah’s 10th straight …

Memphis was held to just 37.3 percent shooting and less than 28 percent from beyond the arc. After posting 23 points in the opening quarter, Memphis scored just 55 points in the final three quarters with Dillon Brooks leading the way with 18 points. Ben McLemore added 14 points as the Grizzlies …
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Trading Spaces star Vern Yip to appear in Memphis at Southern Women's Show

Trading Spaces star Vern Yip to appear in Memphis at Southern Women’s Show

When the Southern Women’s Show returns to Memphis’ Agricenter March 9-11, the lineup includes an appearance from celebrity designer Vern Yip. Vern will be in Memphis just weeks ahead of the highly anticipated return of Trading Spaces. Vern’s Memphis appearance is part of the three day show …
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Senior Luncheon

Senior Luncheon

Senior Luncheon – Memphis Campus Tuesday, March 20 | 12:00 pm. UC Ballroom. Congratulations, seniors! Join us to celebrate your next chapter. A complimentary buffet luncheon and several great door prizes will be provided by George Johnson (BBA ’70), President of BJB Administrative Services.
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TVA Says Arsenic Found In Upper Aquifer But Not Memphis Aquifer

TVA Says Arsenic Found In Upper Aquifer But Not Memphis Aquifer

The Tennessee Valley Authority has confirmed arsenic and other substances found last spring in elevated levels in monitoring wells in southwest Memphis are also in an upper water aquifer above the deeper Memphis aquifer. But the report released Wednesday, March 7, found none of the …
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Penny Hardaway may reportedly replace Tubby Smith at Memphis and add Larry Brown to staff

Penny Hardaway may reportedly replace Tubby Smith at Memphis and add Larry Brown to staff

Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway could hardly be a more popular figure in Memphis, considering he grew up there, starred for the Memphis (then Memphis State) Tigers and after a memorable, if injury-marred, NBA career, returned to the city to become a successful high school and AAU coach. That said, his …
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Santa Cruz Warriors keep fading playoff hopes alive with win over Memphis

Santa Cruz Warriors keep fading playoff hopes alive with win over Memphis

With Golden State head coach Steve Kerr looking on from courtside, guard Quinn Cook scored a game-high 41 points and added 10 assists to lead Santa Cruz to a 132-120 victory over the visiting Memphis Hustle and keep the minor-league Warriors in the hunt for an NBA G League postseason berth.
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NWS surveys Kiser, Arkansas Tornado

NWS surveys Kiser, Arkansas Tornado

The National Weather Service out of Memphis released its preliminary data for the Kiser, Arkansas Tornado that injured one person. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. The EF-1 rated tornado had estimated wind speeds peak around 90 mph, was around 50 yards wide and lasted around 4 miles. According to …
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Nuggets vs. Grizzlies recap

Nuggets vs. Grizzlies recap

The Nuggets earned a much needed road victory in Memphis on Friday night. It snapped a two-game losing streak and kept the Denver squad clinging to the eighth playoff spot in the West. The Nuggets were led by Gary Harris with 26. Will Barton, coming off the bench with the return of Paul Millsap to …
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Combination laundromat and community center keeps South Memphis fresh

Combination laundromat and community center keeps South Memphis fresh

Just beyond South Bellevue viaduct is South Memphis Alliance, a nonprofit that serves Soulsville and all of South Memphis. Founded in 2000 by Reginald Milton, SMA’s main mission is to support youth in foster care by finding jobs, education, and housing opportunities. But the organization’s desire to …
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