Monthly Archives: October 2012

Memphis Rocked By SMU

by University of Memphis DALLAS – Memphis (1-7, 1-3 C-USA) was unable to stop SMU (4-4, 3-1 C-USA) late in the game as the Mustangs reeled off 28 unanswered points to record a 44-13 victory over the Tigers at Gerald … Continue reading

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NBA Approves Grizzlies Sale To Pera

MEMPHIS, October 25, 2012 – The NBA announced today that the NBA Board of Governors voted to approve the sale of the Memphis Grizzlies franchise by Michael Heisley to technology entrepreneur Robert J. Pera and a group of limited partners. … Continue reading

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Memphis Falls To UCF

by University of Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis (1-6, 1-2 C-USA) turned the ball over three times and UCF (5-2, 3-0 C-USA) scored on all three turnovers to earn a 35-17 victory over the Tigers on Saturday at Liberty Bowl … Continue reading

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Tigers Soccer Downs South Carolina

by University of Memphis COLUMBIA, S.C.- Memphis (5-5-3, 1-1-2 C-USA) defeated South Carolina (4-9-2, 1-5-1 C-USA) 2-1, on Saturday. Mark Sherrodrecorded his second game-winning goal of the season as the Tigers picked up their first win in league-play. South Carolina … Continue reading

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NASCAR Makes Competition Changes For 2013

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2012) – NASCAR today announced a number of competition changes for the 2013 season, highlighted by a new qualifying format in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series that places a greater emphasis on speed. Below is … Continue reading

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Memphis Women Dominate Tournament

courtesy Univ. of Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn. -The Memphis women’s tennis team wrapped up a dominant showing at the Memphis Invitational on Sunday as the Lady Tigers went 9-0 on the final day to move their overall record to 27-3 at … Continue reading

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Man Breaks Sound Barrier During Space Jump

Felix Baumgartner, and Austrian pilot, skydiver, and extreme athlete, jumped from a capsule tethered to a balloon 128,000 feet above the earth on Sunday. Baumgartner broke the sound barrier during his free fall, which lasted over 4 minutes, before deploying … Continue reading

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Bowyer Wins Chase Race In Charlotte

by Reid Spencer for NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.—Clint Bowyer was burned up that he didn’t have enough fuel to complete a righteous burnout. But that was the only thing that went wrong in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 … Continue reading

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Tigers Lose To East Carolina

Courtesy C-USA GREENVILLE, N.C. — Shane Carden tossed five touchdowns and threw for 308 yards as East Carolina trounced Memphis 41-7 Saturday in Conference USA action. Despite posting minus-9 yards rushing in the first half, East Carolina (4-3, 3-1) outgained … Continue reading

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Tiger Women’s Tennis Opens Memphis Invitational With Doubles Wins

by Univ of Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis women’s tennis team had a successful day on the court in doubles play against Loyola Marymount and UT Martin, going 5-1 to begin the Memphis Invitational at The Racquet Club of … Continue reading

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