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Temple quarterback Anthony Russo, center, is sacked by the Memphis defense  during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian via AP)

White throws four TDs, Memphis rallies past Temple

Oct. 24, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White passed for 313 yards with four touchdowns, including a pair just after halftime as Memphis dominated the third quarter and defeated Temple 41-29 on Saturday. In one span of seven plays after halftime Memphis (3-1, 2-1 American Athletic Conference) turned an interception...

Poll worker fired for turning away voters with BLM shirts

Oct. 19, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A poll worker in Memphis, Tennessee, has been fired after turning away early voters who were wearing “Black Lives Matter” and “I Can't Breathe” shirts, an elections official said Monday. The worker was fired Friday after officials received a call from a...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. Georgia Tech will play at home against the nation's top-ranked team for the first time in 40 years when No. 1 Clemson, let by the high-profile tandem of quarterback Trevor Lawrence and running back Travis Etienne, puts its perfect record on the line on Saturday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

STAT WATCH: Offense name of game with scoring on record pace

Oct. 19, 2020 2:49 AM EDT

Scoring and other offensive numbers continue to rise through seven weeks of the college football season, and the weekend showed why. Clemson scored 73 points against Georgia Tech, North Texas hung 52 on Middle Tennessee, Memphis had 50 against Central Florida, and the week began with Arkansas State outscoring...

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones (10) passes while being pursued by Mississippi defensive end Ryder Anderson (89) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Alabama won 63-48. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Path to 2 SEC in CFP is through Tide

Oct. 18, 2020 10:38 AM EDT

Round One goes to Alabama. The question now is will this be the first of two meetings between the second-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 3 Georgia? Or maybe the first of three? The Southeastern Conference is the only league to put multiple teams in the College Football Playoff and is always a threat to do so again....

Memphis defensive lineman O'Bryan Goodson (1) celebrates after sacking Central Florida quarterback Dillon Gabriel (11) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian via AP)

White's 6th TD pass caps record comeback over UCF, 50-49

Oct. 17, 2020 11:14 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White's sixth touchdown pass with just over a minute remaining completed a school-record 21-point comeback and the Tigers beat UCF 50-49 on Saturday to snap a 13-game losing streak to the Knights. After White found Calvin Austin for a 4-yard score and a two-point try failed, the...

Man shot by 3-year-old daughter in car; passenger charged

Oct. 15, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a father by his 3-year-old daughter in a car in Memphis, Tennessee. Court documents said Allante Jones, 26, has been charged with reckless homicide and unlawful possession of a weapon in the man's death on Wednesday...

Man shot by 3-year-old daughter in car; passenger charged

Oct. 15, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a father by his 3-year-old daughter in a car in Memphis, Tennessee. Court documents said Allante Jones, 26, has been charged with reckless homicide and unlawful possession of a weapon in the death of Jerome Smith on...

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones (10) hands off to running back Najee Harris (22) during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Alabama won 63-48. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

College Football Picks: UGA vs. 'Bama and BYU's tough test

Oct. 14, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

The Southeastern Conference has the game of the week. The American Athletic Conference might have the most interesting set of games. The marquee event of the college football weekend is No. 3 Georgia at No. 2 Alabama in a game that could very well be first of three meetings between the SEC superpowers. A...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, file photo, Riley Keough, 21, left, cuts the birthday cake as her brother, Benjamin, 18, right, warms his hands as they take part in a ceremony commemorating Elvis Presley's 75th birthday in Memphis, Tenn. Both are the children of Lisa Marie Presley and the grandchildren of Elvis Presley. Officials said Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, that Benjamin Storm Presley Keough   has been buried alongside his relatives at Graceland in Memphis. Keough died in California in July at age 27. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Elvis Presley's late grandson laid to rest at Graceland

Oct. 7, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The grandson of late rock n' roll singer and actor Elvis Presley has been buried alongside his relatives at Graceland. Graceland officials said in a statement that Benjamin Storm Presley Keough has been laid to rest in the Meditation Garden at Elvis Presley's former home, which is a...

Fans wear face masks and use social distancing during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Texas and TCU, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: Memphis expanding capacity for football games

Oct. 6, 2020 2:40 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Memphis Tigers will be allowed to more than double their home crowd to nearly 12,000 fans in the stands at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium starting with their Oct. 17 game against UCF. The university announced the move Tuesday...