Memphian Marcellous Boyd Jr. showing athleticism, assertiveness on AAU circuit

In case you don’t know who Marcellous Boyd Jr. is, allow his cousin, Tiffany Lowe, to introduce him. “My little cousin is the truth,” Lowe wrote in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon. To get a thorough understanding of why Boyd has garnered so much praise in recent years as a rising … [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursday: Lawler & Dundee return to Mid-South Coliseum

When Jerry "The King" Lawler and "Superstar" Bill Dundee return to the Mid-South Coliseum this Saturday, it'll be under much different terms than in … [Read More...]

THE REAL MVP --- Although Golden State Warriors star point guard Stephen Curry was named league MVP recently, his two-year-old daughter Riley essentially stole the show during Tuesday night's postgame news conference after the Warriors' 110-106 come-from-behind win against the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their Western Conference Finals best-of-7 series. (Photos by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sports media types blaming Stephen Curry’s daughter is deplorable on all levels

COMMENTARY DALLAS --- While covering the 2012 NBA best-of-7 opening-round playoff series between the Los Angeles Clippers versus the Memphis … [Read More...]

OFF TO NAWLINS --- Come Saturday, the kid who has made a name for himself in gyms throughout this basketball-crazed Bluff City will once again be afforded the golden opportunity to put his skills on display. 
Only this time it will be on a much-larger stage. 
That’s when the Gentlemen of Memphis Tigers will travel to New Orleans to partake in the always popular PrimeTime Super 60 Basketball Tournament this weekend. 
This three-day event will showcase over 600 premier teams from around the nation, something about which isn’t new to Draper III, who is accustomed to performing on the big stage.

As Memphis AAU hoops phenom Harold Draper III goes, so goes his teammates

Arguably the scariest thing about Harold Draper III, particularly for those who must face him on the basketball court in the coming years, is that … [Read More...]


Bolton senior Karlon King survives near-death experience, will earn diploma Saturday

As always, Karlon William King fields the question as if he expects it. “People often ask me, ‘How are you still here?’ Karlon explained. … [Read More...]

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Playing Hurt Podcast: Greatest Masked Men in Sports

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: Who Should Replace Josh Pastner?

Join Cerrito Live and HardBashin 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 […]


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 […]


Southwind High salutatorian Maliq Brewster conquers life’s toughtest obstabcle

Wendy Brewster has been married to her husband, Marcus, for 15 years. They have three sons. When it comes to the couple’s middle child, Maliq DeAndre Brewster, his mother often refers to him as “a chubby little guy” who, according to her, has always been “very friendly and active for his size.” A senior at […]