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US National Indoor Championships Underway

by Day three of the 2013 U.S. National Indoor Championships saw exciting 1st round action from the Men’s and Women’s singles and doubles. Top seed Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium began the day at Stadium Court against former 2007 National … Continue reading

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Tulsa Wins Liberty Bowl

courtesy MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson felt terrible heading into his first bowl game. And the redshirt freshman still managed to put together a fast start against Tulsa. He just couldn’t keep it up. Richardson … Continue reading

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Grizzlies Top Mavericks

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Dallas Mavericks 92-82 Friday night at the FedExForum. The struggling Mavs were no match for the surging Grizzlies, who have won 4 in a row. Memphis never trailed in the game, leading by as much … Continue reading

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Davenport And Philippoussis Return To Racquet Club

Superstar Lindsay Davenport returns to the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships for the first time since her 2008 sweep of the Memphis women’s singles and doubles events. Davenport will partner with the 1998 and 2001 Memphis men’s singles champion, Mark … Continue reading

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Tigers Down Lipscomb

courtesy University of Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis men’s basketball team (7-3) shot just 36 percent from the floor, but forced 24 turnovers to get a 62-56 win over Lipscomb (5-6) Thursday at FedExForum. Turnovers and cold … Continue reading

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U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships Held In Memphis

The ATP Men’s professional tennis tournament and WTA Women’s professional tennis tournament in Memphis, TN will now be known as the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships. The tournaments will be played February 16-24, 2013 at The Racquet Club of Memphis. … Continue reading

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Gordon Wins As Keselowski Clinches NASCAR Championship

by Reid Spencer for NASCAR HOMESTEAD, Fla. — The fuel strategy that was supposed to carry Jimmie Johnson to a sixth championship instead made a winner of his teammate, Jeff Gordon, who triumphed in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami … Continue reading

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Hamilton Wins Inaugural US Grand Prix In Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (Nov. 18, 2012) – Lewis Hamilton has won back-to-back races in the United States – but they came five years apart after the Englishman took victory for McLaren Mercedes in the inaugural United States Grand Prix at the … Continue reading

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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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