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Harden has 2nd straight triple-double, Rockets top Grizzlies

Dec. 16, 2018 12:05 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden may be getting on a roll, notching his second straight triple-double to help the Houston Rockets grab their third consecutive win. Harden had 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Rockets weathered a fourth-quarter burst to beat the Grizzlies 105-97 on Saturday...

Schofield scores 29, No. 3 Tennessee beats Memphis 102-92

Dec. 15, 2018 4:05 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Admiral Schofield popped his Tennessee jersey to the Memphis fans who had been screaming at him throughout the game. The rivalry between Tennessee's top basketball programs is back on, and the Volunteers have the upper hand for now. Schofield scored 20 of his 29 points in the second...

Tay Keith: Rap's hottest producer is graduating from MTSU

Dec. 15, 2018 1:32 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — When Drake came to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena earlier this year, there was one name the rap star couldn't stop saying on stage. He told the sold-out crowd that as soon as his tour was over, "I'm going right back to the studio with Tay Keith." 22-year-old Tay Keith, if you're...

Memphis won't have All-America RB Henderson for bowl game

Dec. 15, 2018 11:06 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis will be playing the Birmingham Bowl without All-America running back Darrell Henderson. Henderson tweeted Wednesday that he's bypassing his senior season to enter the NFL draft, but his post didn't indicate whether he'd play in the Dec. 22 bowl game against Wake Forest (6-6)....

Richardson, Olynyk lead late rally as Heat beat Grizzlies

Dec. 15, 2018 12:21 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Miami Heat didn't let a bad loss in their last game linger to the point of making a six-game road trip more troublesome. Relying on 3-point shooting during a 13-2 run in the middle stages of the fourth quarter, the Heat went on to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-97 on Friday night,...

Rebuilding Memphis, No. 3 Tennessee renew basketball rivalry

Dec. 14, 2018 12:21 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — This is the stage Penny Hardaway wants at Memphis. Excitement, anticipation and a sell-out crowd for the biggest game the Tigers have played in years. That's the setting for Saturday's showdown with No. 3 Tennessee after a nearly six-year break in the series. "I can feel that the fans...

Police in Tennessee fatally shoot man in road with gun

Dec. 14, 2018 10:37 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in Tennessee fatally shot an armed man after a confrontation. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a statement that the shooting occurred late Thursday in Memphis. The statement said police arrived at the scene and found the man armed. The...

Tennessee attorney general taps new chief deputy

Dec. 14, 2018 4:19 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery has tapped Jonathan T. Skrmetti as his new chief deputy. A news release from Slatery's team says Skrmetti will coordinate and oversee legal work in all five sections of the office. Skrmetti has been a partner with Butler Snow LLP, an...

Candidate whose missed vote led to tie loses on dice roll

Dec. 13, 2018 4:34 PM EST

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) — A city council candidate in northeastern Arkansas whose runoff election ended in a tie after he didn't vote has lost his bid for the seat by a roll of the dice. The race for a seat on the Hoxie City Council was determined by Cliff Farmer and incumbent Alderwoman Becky Linebaugh...

Conley leads late rally as Grizzlies defeat Portland 92-83

Dec. 13, 2018 12:08 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Portland averages 112 points per game. The Memphis Grizzlies' defense wasn't letting the Trail Blazers anywhere near that. Mike Conley scored 23 points and keyed a fourth-quarter outburst as the Grizzlies pulled away for a 92-83 victory over Portland on Wednesday night. But it was the...