Memphis commit Mikey Williams loses NIL deal following arrest
Mikey Williams was well on his way to entering his first season of college basketball as one of the highest earners the name, image and likeness era has ever seen. However, after an April arrest that included five charges of assault with a deadly weapon, the former high school phenom has watched his NIL stock drop dramatically.
Report: Big 12 Could Target Memphis as Possible New Member
Just a few days after reports suggest the Big 12 is considering inviting basketball powerhouse Gonzaga to join the conference, another school has emerged as an option. Memphis could be a target of the Big 12, according to multiple reports and initially brought up by the Daily Memphian. This is not the first time Memphis has been connected to the Big 12. The Tigers were also mentioned as a possible program for the conference to add prior to inviting BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF.
DeAndre Williams to seek waiver, 'would welcome' return to Memphis basketball
DeAndre Williams' Memphis basketball career may not be over after all. Williams is exploring the possibility of a return to the Tigers, the all-conference power forward said in a prepared statement obtained Wednesday by The Commercial Appeal. "If the opportunity to return existed, I would welcome it and be proud to suit...
Former MAHS standout, Tennessee DB Cameron Miller transfers to Memphis football
Cameron Miller, a former prep star at Memphis Academy of Health and Sciences, has transferred to Memphis football after spending his freshman season at Tennessee, his father Cedric Miller confirmed Tuesday to the Commercial Appeal. Cameron Miller has enrolled in classes at Memphis and will have four years of eligibility remaining after...
Ready, Set, Register: Sign up now for St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 1, 2023-- Now is the time to register for St. Jude Memphis Marathon ® Weekend presented by Juice Plus+, happening Saturday, Dec. 2. Join runners, volunteers and supporters from Memphis and around the world to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®: Finding cures. Saving children. ® This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230601005442/en/ Now is the time to register for St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend presented by Juice Plus+, happening Saturday, Dec. 2. Join runners, volunteers and supporters from Memphis and around the world to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®: Finding cures. Saving children.® Photo credit: ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Showboats aren’t buying into their own hype amid a 4-game win streak
After starting the season 0-3 the Memphis Showboats continue as the hottest team in the USFL. Memphis winners of it’s last 4 games, which is the longest active win streak in the league and now they sit one game out of first in the division. ” We’re just in the process of trying to climb […]
Kickoff times announced for four Memphis football games in 2023 season
Memphis football knows the kickoff times for four of its games in the upcoming 2023 football season. In a release, announced by the American Athletic Conference, the Tigers begin their 2023 campaign at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium against Bethune-Cookman on Sept. 2, kickoff at 6 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
Big 12 expansion eyes Memphis, 'substantive' talks with Colorado, per reports
The Big 12 Conference is open to expansion and two programs in particular are reportedly in its crosshairs. Big 12 expansion is expected to continue in college football's growing realignment era, and Memphis is reportedly a conference target, per Daily Memphian and others. Long reported to be on the Big 12's radar prior to the league's recent four-program initial 2022 expansion, Memphis would give the conference a footprint in the South and could be a second addition in the near future alongside Colorado, which has continued "substantive" talks in recent days.
Vanderbilt commit Talon Haley pitches Lewisburg to MHSAA 6A Championship over Gulfport
PEARL — When the calendar rolls over into June, pitching is always at a premium, and the 2023 Lewisburg Patriots had it in spades. Coach Rusty Cagle’s bunch rode another stellar pitching peroformance to an 11-0 win over Gulfport to clinch the program’s first Class 6A state title, sweeping the ...
Lakeland Youth Football Open For Registration
According to Coach Chad House, registration for youth tackle football is still ongoing for the upcoming 2023 football season. Lakeland has multiple teams for a variety of age divisions including 8U, 10U, and 12U in the tackle football divisions. There are some upcoming changes in store for Lakeland youth football...
Memphis ATH shows off visit to Michigan State football
Tristan Boyce is an athlete in the 2024 recruiting class who hails from Memphis, Tennessee. He plays high school football at Whitehaven High School. Boyce, who does not have a ranking yet, shared on Twitter that he took a visit to East Lansing. Boyce does not yet have an offer...
Tuesday a big day for Chris Beard and the Rebels
OXFORD – Tuesday was a good day for new Rebels coach Chris Beard as his first team down in Oxford added two big time players. One new and one very recognizable face, especially for hoops fans here in Memphis. After impressing during NBA workouts, former Whitehaven star Matthew Murrell has decided to put his pro […]
Memphis Athletics Launches Memphis Football Flex Pack
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Athletics has announced a new ticket offering for the 2023 Memphis Football season, allowing fans the choice of how to customize their gamedays at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. With the Flex Pack, fans can purchase six or more ticket vouchers starting at $99, and from...
Simmons Signs Williamson for 2023-24 Season
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Rounding out her first team at Memphis, head women's basketball coach Alex Simmons has added Latazia Williamson for the upcoming 2023-24 season. Williamson, a 6-1 post player from Nashville, Tenn., comes to the Bluff City after a stellar prep career at Hillsboro High School where she helped the Burros to two District Championships – including a perfect 10-0 mark in league play this season. The 2022-23 District MVP was also named as the Region MVP and was an All-State performer.
Dive into summer heat: City's outdoor pools ready for swimmers June 3
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The wait to splashdown is nearly over. The City of Memphis has announced that this Saturday, June 3, its outdoor swimming pools will be open for swimmers, or waders if you choose. The timing is precise as the temperatures are forecasted to rise to the 90s this...
Clemson basketball close to upgrading nonconference schedule with Memphis, Boise State
Last season, despite a third-place ACC finish and a program record 14 league victories, the Clemson basketball team missed out on the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive year. The primary culprit? A weak nonconference strength of schedule. Coach Brad Brownell apparently is actively working toward addressing that issue, hinting...
Duke Target Cooper Flagg Turns Heads in Memphis
Duke basketball recruiting target Cooper Flagg turned 16 in December, a few weeks too soon to be eligible for a spot on the USA U16 National Team this year. So while some of his top 2025 competitors, including the Boozer twins, were in Colorado over the weekend for USA tryouts, Flagg was in Memphis ...
Autozone Liberty Bowl announces date for this year’s game
MEMPHIS – If you’re looking to make your New Year’s plans… six months early, may I suggest the seventh oldest bowl game in the country, played right here in Memphis. The 65th Autozone Liberty Bowl will be played this year on Friday, December 29th and kick off at 2:30 at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. Another […]
2025 4-Star CG Jasper Johnson Excels at Nike EYBL in Memphis
Class of 2025 four-star combo guard Jasper Johnson told KSR+ that he is taking the recruiting process slowly.
Former U-High basketball player now an elite sprinter
BATON ROUGE — A University High graduate recruited to play basketball is blazing another path on the track as one of the fastest sprinters in the country. He also happens to be the son of District Attorney Tony Clayton. Despite only running track in college for a little over...
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