It's safe to say that it was not the general consensus that the Memphis Grizzlies (14-4) would go the rest of the 82-game season without losing another game.
Saturday (Dec. 8) proved that the early season is still early, and that the Grizzlies are going to have times when they just fall short.
The University of Memphis women's basketball team (3-5) has been looking for a win after starting the season off strong.
Sunday (Dec. 9) was not the day.
The Tigers fell to Illinois (5-4) 73-65 at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. Though the final points and the stat of four straight losses may not show it, the team has shown some improvement since losing two key players to injuries.
The True Blue Nation of the University of Memphis got what it came for as the Tigers' dominated the Austin Peay Governors on the way to the U of M's 150th victory since play began at the FedExForum.
Over 15,000 fans gathered last Saturday as the Tigers took on the in-state opponent Austin Peay.
Well, this was awkward.
At a recent exhibition match in Sao Paulo, 22-year-old Caroline Wozniack stuffed her tennis outfit with padding in what many are interpreting as an imitation of Serena Williams' body, and "made many in the audience laugh as she swung her tennis racket while displaying her fake assets," News One reports.
The Tennessee Titans have named Rodney Saulsberry, head football coach of Whitehaven High School, the 2012 Titans High School Football Coach of the Year.
In a rematch of last year's state final, the Whitehaven Tigers defeated the Maryville Rebels 36-35, ending the Rebels' 43-game win streak and capturing their first-ever state championship.
Basketball is "King" in the city of Memphis. And heavy lies the crown.
When the undefeated University of Memphis Tigers (2-0) headed to the Bahamas to compete in the Battle 4 Atlantis during the Thanksgiving holiday, not only were the hopes high, so were the expectations.
Friday night (Nov. 30) was a great night for boxing fans in Memphis!
The return of Friday Fights to the city came with a great card of boxing matches flush with all the requisite elements of big time boxing – beautiful ring girls (local models), a dynamic announcer (Leon Gray), a raucous crowd and celebrities (local and national). And all at a phenomenal under-appreciated venue!