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Elvis Presley (AP Photo)

Elvis Presley’s intellectual property rights sold

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authentic Brands Group says it has bought Elvis Presley’s intellectual property and the right to operate the Graceland tourist attraction from CORE Media Group. Authentic Brands said Tuesday the purchase gives […]

11/19/2013

Maj. Gen. Max Haston, right, Adjutant General of the Tennessee National Guard, speaks at a news conference near a Guard armory where two Guard members were shot on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 in Millington, Tenn. At left is Tennessee National Guard spokesman Randy Harris. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)

Tenn. Guard recruiter held in superiors’ shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee National Guard recruiter accused of shooting three fellow soldiers at an armory north of Memphis was formally charged in federal court on Friday. U.S. District Magistrate Judge Diane Vescovo […]

10/25/2013

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Man accused of opening doors to try to crash plane

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says an Austin, Texas, man has been charged with trying to crash a plane by working to open emergency exits while it was in the air. AirTran Flight […]

08/21/2013

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Mayors from San Antonio, Memphis bet BBQ on hoops

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The mayor of San Antonio says everyone knows the best barbecue and basketball comes from Texas. The mayor of Memphis notes barbecue is prized in his city, where restaurant smoke stacks […]

05/24/2013

Blake Griffin (l) and Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers. (Photo credit: LA Clippers/NBA)

Griffin game-time decision for Game 6 vs Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Blake Griffin still is limping with his sprained right ankle and it will be a game-time decision whether the Clippers forward plays Game 6 against the Grizzlies. Griffin walked off the […]

05/03/2013

Bret Lewis

Didn’t see that coming

It’s one thing if you’re a Lakers fan. They struggled all season. No real shock they were gone after the first round. The best scenario what Kings fans went through last season; not really believing your team has a chance so it’s a fairy tale ride to a title. BUT ….

05/01/2013

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Clippers tied 2-all losing 104-83 to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Clippers came here with a comfortable 2-0 lead in their series with Memphis. They leave with the series even and forward Matt Barnes saying they got “punked” on the Grizzlies’ home floor.

04/27/2013

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Grizzlies beat Clippers 94-82 to pull to 2-1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies returned to form Thursday night by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 94-82 to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series.

04/25/2013

Bret Lewis

The ABCs of winning basketball

Alec Baldwin’s legendary tirade in “Glengarry Glen Ross” was “ALWAYS BE A CLOSER.” And basketball, more than any other team sport, thrives on the guys who can close. The one who not only can make the big play with the game on the line, but relishes the opportunity.

04/23/2013

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Memphis march honors slain civil rights leader MLK

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of union members and their supporters marched in Memphis on the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder, calling for a new commitment to the human rights causes he died for.

04/04/2013

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