DIAMOND DREAMS --- While the softball diamond undoubtedly has proven to be a place of solitude and refuel for Makayla Denson, a rising senior first baseman at Bremen High School in Midlothian, Illinois, this prep athletic standout doesn’t shy away from the notion that she boasts lofty aspirations of extending her playing career beyond high school. (Photos submitted by R. Denson)

Illinois softball standout Makayla Denson eyeing Tennessee State, other HBCU’s

Just recently, Makayla Denson was asked to explain her passion and adoration for softball. As usual, speaking of the sport brought her to smiles. “I would categorize myself as being a multisport student athlete,” Denson said during a recent interview with longtime journalist Andre … [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursday: National Dog Day

As many of you know, yesterday was National Dog Day.  We couldn't scroll through a social media channel without seeing images of dogs to celebrate … [Read More...]

TEXAS SIZE IMPACT --- A newcomer to Houston’s George Ranch High basketball team this upcoming season, Tiffany Byrd figures to contribute immediately for a Lady Longhorn squad that ended the 2014-15 season having won eight of its last 12 outings to end the year with a 16-12 mark.

Prep hoops standout Tiffany Byrd making her presence felt in Tennessee and Texas

HOUSTON --- Tiffany Nicole Byrd is what one would describe as a military child. How else to explain why she’s resided in a number of … [Read More...]

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Playing Hurt Podcast: Top Memphis Grizzlies Moments From 2014-2015 Season

Join Cerrito Live producer CJ Hurt and Sports 56 producer and WUMR Sports DESK host Drew Barrett as they take you on a sports odyssey full of twists, turns, and a good time during Playing Hurt Podcast.

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Playing Hurt Podcast: Let’s Fix the University of Memphis Men’s Basketball Program

Join Cerrito Live producer CJ Hurt and Sports 56 producer and WUMR Sports DESK host Drew Barrett as they take you on a sports odyssey full of twists, turns, and a good time during Playing Hurt Podcast.

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5 Reasons Why The Big 12 Should Add The University Of Memphis

We might not have known who all would be involved, but we all knew conference expansion would pick back up some day.  Recent rumors have the Big 12 looking to add at least two more teams so that they can have a conference championship game and actually have “one true champion” (ignore this year’s PSA […]

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Preview: Ole Miss vs. Arkansas

When you and I last visited, I told you that Ole Miss would beat Auburn in a close game that came down to the last series. I was wrong. Auburn beat Ole Miss on the second to last series and broke all the hearts of the Rebel faithful in one tackle and fumble. Not only […]

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Thanks to Recent Coaching Hires SEC Basketball No Longer A Two Team League

When most fans think of the Southeastern Conference football immediately comes to mind, and justifiably so.  After all, the SEC did go on that seven consecutive year tear where they won seven straight BCS Championships from 2006-2012 .  Also, it seems like the mighty SEC always leads the other FBS conferences with ranked teams at the end […]

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Playing Hurt Podcast: Seven Wonders of Memphis

Join Cerrito Live producer CJ Hurt and Sports 56 producer and WUMR Sports DESK host Drew Barrett as they take you on a sports odyssey full of twists, turns, and a good time during Playing Hurt Podcast.