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Grizzlies exercise rookie options for Morant, Clarke, Bane

Oct. 16, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies exercised the rookie contract options for 2022-23 for point guard Ja Morant, forward Brandon Clarke and guard Desmond Bane on Saturday. The No. 2 pick overall in 2019, Morant was the NBA Rookie of the Year and has started all...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 48, Wolfforth Frenship 28 ¶ Aldine Nimitz 38, Aldine Eisenhower 31 ¶ Alief Hastings 14, Alief Elsik 7 ¶ Allen 38, Denton Guyer 31 ¶ Arlington Martin 68, Arlington...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcoa def. Union County, forfeit Baylor 41, Hendersonville 35 Bearden 14, Cleveland 10 Beech 49, Gallatin 17 Bledsoe County 41, Tellico Plains 24 Boyd...

Memphis brings big-play lightning, bolts past Navy 35-17

Oct. 14, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Seth Henigan completed eight of 11 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns as Memphis scored on five of its first six drives to halt a three-game slide and defeat Navy 35-17 on Thursday night. Four of the five touchdown drives included at least one...

Postal worker's mother says he was bullied before shooting

Oct. 14, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier who shot a manager and a supervisor before killing himself inside a Tennessee postal facility was not a violent person and was being bullied at work by his superiors, his mother said Thursday. Tracey Haley told...

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

Oct. 12, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two U.S. Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said. It was the third high-profile shooting in or near that west Tennessee city in...

Grizzlies' Brooks to miss start of season due to broken hand

Oct. 12, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks will miss the start of the season to ensure he fully recovers from a broken left hand. The Grizzlies announced Tuesday that the decision for Brooks to receive additional treatment was made after imaging in...

Police say 2 people and suspect are dead in a Post Office shooting in Memphis, Tennessee

Oct. 12, 2021 18:32 PM EDT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police say 2 people and suspect are dead in a Post Office shooting in Memphis, Tennessee.

Grizzlies hope to continue growing with Jackson Jr., Morant

Oct. 12, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are in no mood to linger over winning not one, but two NBA play-in games just to reach the playoffs for the first time in four years. These young Grizzlies have so much more in mind with winning championships the eventual...

Tennessee state senator seeks acquittal, new trial

Oct. 12, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for a Tennessee state senator are seeking an acquittal or new trial after the Democrat was convicted of four counts of wire fraud last month. The motion, filed Oct. 8 on behalf of Sen. Katrina Robinson, argue that “the government...