ATLANTA (AP) — Chip Long, who has been an offensive coordinator at Memphis, Notre Dame and Tulane, was hired Sunday to fill that position at Georgia Tech.
Long replaces Dave Patenaude, who was fired along with two other assistants after a 3-9 season that ended with six consecutive losses.
Mississippi St. (7-5, SEC) vs Texas Tech (6-6, Big 12), Dec. 28, 6:45 p.m. ET
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police kept searching Sunday for suspects in a gas station shooting that resulted in the deaths of two teen girls in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities said.
Another teen girl and a 9-month old boy were wounded Friday night when a car pulled up to their vehicle at a gas pump and shots were fired, Memphis police said.
Memphis Grizzlies (13-10, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (14-10, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis visits Miami aiming to extend its three-game road winning streak.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — When Mississippi coach Kermit Davis scanned the final stat sheet, he chose the obvious explanation after the Rebels defeated No. 18 Memphis 67-63 on Saturday.
Memphis Grizzlies (12-10, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (11-10, fifth in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mavericks -6; over/under is 215
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies broke the NBA record for margin of victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 152-79.
The 73-point margin easily topped the previous mark, which was Cleveland’s 68-point win over Miami.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The game was long decided and the Memphis starters were relegated to cheerleaders on the bench when John Konchar got a steal and headed to the basket.
His right-handed dunk gave the Grizzlies a 145-67 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder with 3:02 left and a new franchise record for points in a game.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies broke the NBA record for margin of victory Thursday night, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 152-79.
The 73-point spread easily topped the previous mark, which was Cleveland’s 68-point win over Miami.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's has reached a tentative agreement with its 1,400 cereal plant workers that will deliver 3% raises and end a nearly two-month-long strike if the deal is approved.
The five-year deal with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union also includes cost of living adjustments in the second through the fifth years of the contract and it maintains the workers' current health benefits, the company said Thursday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been charged with shooting at a police officer during an attempted reckless driving arrest in Tennessee, authorities said.
Elliott Griham, 23, was indicted Tuesday on charges including attempted first-degree murder and resisting official detention, the Shelby County district attorney's office said in a statement.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former top officials at a Memphis charter school stole hundreds of thousands of dollars over several years, according to the Tennessee comptroller's office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Oklahoma City Thunder (6-15, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (11-10, fifth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Grizzlies -9.5; over/under is 215
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A 6-year-old lawsuit challenging how Tennessee funds public schools might be paused until after the upcoming legislative session.
Memphis and Nashville’s school districts and the state agreed to put the proceedings on hold in a joint motion filed Nov.
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Two people were shot, one fatally, following a pair of basketball games Tuesday night at a Tennessee high school.
Memphis Grizzlies (10-10, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (9-12, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto aims to end its four-game home slide with a victory over Memphis.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 21 points, Desmond Bane added 18 and the Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of Sacramento’s poor shooting to beat the Kings 128-101 on Sunday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Seth Henigan completed 27 of 42 passes for 336 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions and Memphis beat Tulane 33-28 on Saturday night to become bowl eligible in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Sacramento Kings (8-12, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-10, eighth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento visits the Memphis Grizzlies after the Kings took down the Los Angeles Lakers 141-137 in overtime.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Trae Young had 31 points and 10 assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-100 victory Friday night over the Memphis Grizzlies, who lost star point guard Ja Morant to a left knee injury.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis point guard Ja Morant left in the first quarter of the Grizzlies' game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night with a left knee injury.
The injury happened with about 3 1/2 minutes left in the first quarter.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ulysses Lee “Rip” Gooch, who was a leader in the Black aviation industry and Kansas' oldest serving state senator when he retired at the age of 80, has died.
Gooch, also a former Wichita City Council member, died on Wednesday, according to a post on Jackson Mortuary’s website.
Atlanta Hawks (10-9, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-9, seventh in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant and Trae Young meet when Memphis hosts Atlanta.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 126-113 on Wednesday night.
Fred VanVleet scored 23 points, and Precious Achiuwa, Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes added 17 each for the Raptors.
A day after Kellogg's threatened to start permanently replacing its striking workers, the company and its union agreed to return to the bargaining table.
Contract talks are set to resume next Tuesday between the Battle Creek, Michigan-based company and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Regulators have given approval to a plan by the Tennessee Valley Authority to bury toxin-laden coal ash in southeast Memphis.
The federal utility received final approval from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation last week, a spokeswoman for the state agency told The Commercial Appeal on Tuesday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Moments before a Tennessee judge freed him from death row, Pervis Payne walked into a courtroom, hugged his lawyer and wept.
Payne, who was sentenced to death in the 1987 killings of a mother and daughter, held attorney Kelley Henry tightly and thanked her for arguing that he is intellectually disabled and cannot be executed under a relatively new Tennessee law.
Toronto Raptors (8-10, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-8, sixth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with Toronto.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have tied a car used in the killing of rapper Young Dolph to a shooting that left a woman dead and wounded another person days before the ambush on the hip-hop artist, authorities said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday rejected a claim that the Memphis, Tennessee, area has been taking water that belongs to Mississippi from an underground aquifer that sits beneath parts of both states.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Kellogg Co. will reopen contract talks this week with its 1,400 cereal plant workers who have been on strike since Oct. 5.
The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said negotiations are scheduled to resume Monday with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that represents those workers.
Memphis Grizzlies (8-8, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (11-5, third in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah comes into a matchup against Memphis as winners of three consecutive games.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Duren had 22 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks as No. 11 Memphis beat Western Kentucky 74-62 in a sloppy game on Friday night.
DeAndre Williams added 13 points and Earl Timberlake finished with 10 for the Tigers (4-0).
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Friends and associates of slain rapper Young Dolph handed out Thanksgiving turkeys at a neighborhood church Friday in Memphis, Tennessee, two days after he was gunned down in broad daylight inside his favorite bakery.
Memphis Grizzlies (8-7, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (6-9, 11th in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies play the Minnesota Timberwolves.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 17 of his 28-points in a third-quarter rally in the Memphis Grizzlies’ 120-108 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two days before he was gunned down while buying cookies at his favorite bakery in Memphis, Tennessee, rapper Young Dolph visited a cancer center where a relative had received treatment.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a Tennessee lawyer to serve on the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.
He is Andre B. Mathis, a partner in the Memphis office of the law firm Butler Snow LLP.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rapper Young Dolph, widely admired in the hip-hop community for his authenticity and fierce independence, was shot and killed Wednesday inside a beloved local cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, authorities said.