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Redskins should have stopped RGIII

Redskins should have stopped RGIII

One night, back when I was Robert Griffin III's age, I drank six glasses of grain alcohol mixed with grape-flavored Juicy Juice. My roommate Anthony said it was a bad idea. My other roommate, Chris, a

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  • Written by Jeff Pearlman/Special to CNN
  • Category: Sports

Memphis roll flattens two

Memphis roll flattens two

With two recent wins that looked fairly routine, the University of Memphis Tigers now have a 9-3 record, but have yet to showcase the team's true potential.

Memphis' conquests last week included Oral Roberts (72-57) and Loyola (78-64).

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Grizzlies fall to 76ers

Grizzlies fall to 76ers

Zach Randolph grabbed an offensive rebound and was shoved. The ball left his hands and went out of bounds. Randolph shook his head in frustration.

It was just that kind of night.

On Wednesday (Dec 26), the Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Philadelphia 76ers (99-89) at the FedExForum in front of 16,055 fans.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Sports

Grizz add ‘ice’ to Mayo’s return visit

Grizz add ‘ice’ to Mayo’s return visit

O.J. Mayo received a warm welcome from Grizz fans when he walked onto the floor of the FedExForum for the first time since he signed with the Dallas Mavericks. Some even gave him a standing ovation.

His former teammates greeted him with handshakes and a few hugs here and there before the game (Dec. 21). Although his welcome was hearty, his time on the floor was ice cold. And Grizz guard Tony Allen led the charge.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Sports

Cliff Brown: A Notre Dame pioneer

Cliff Brown: A Notre Dame pioneer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – On Jan. 7, sophomore Everett Golson will attempt to tie a Notre Dame record by winning his first 11 starts as the Fighting Irish quarterback (originally set by Bob Williams from 1949-50).

Maybe the most refreshing aspect of this potential milestone is Golson is known as a quarterback – not "a black quarterback."

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  • Written by NNPA News Service
  • Category: Sports

Grizz ‘D’ tough on the Bucks

Grizz ‘D’ tough on the Bucks

The Memphis Grizzlies improved their record to 17-6 on Wednesday night, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 90 to 80 at the FedExForum during a nationally televised game.

Defense once again was the key to victory.

"The last two-and-a-half games, our focus, our intensity and intelligence on defense... we've helped, we've switched, and we've done all the things it takes to be a good defensive team," said Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Sports

Grizz push past Bulls’ tough ‘D’

Grizz push past Bulls’ tough ‘D’

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins sat at the podium late Monday night during his post-game conference and explained that his team's bumpy first half and the low scoring was due to defense.

"I said it before the game it was going to be a slugfest between two pretty good defensive teams," Hollins said. "They don't take a possession off on defense, you have to go and earn everything you get against them and we did."

The "they" were the Chicago Bulls, who were in town minus their star player and University of Memphis, standout Derrick Rose. The NBA's former MVP is recovering from knee surgery.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Sports

Fired-up Tigers fizzle against Louisville

Fired-up Tigers fizzle against Louisville

Rivalry games always bring the best out of teams. Rankings mean little to nothing when familiar foes take the court. And when No. 6-ranked Louisville flew into the Bluff City this past Saturday (Dec.

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  • Written by J.R. Moorhead, Special to The New Tri-State Defender
  • Category: Sports

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