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Jason Munz

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

'Ecstatic' youngsters flock to Southaven for a weekend of baseball

Dozens of youth baseball teams from at least eight states are scheduled to convene at Snowden Grove Park this weekend. → Read More

Memphis AD Laird Veatch says scheduling is 'much more difficult' amid coronavirus

Scheduling has become increasingly difficult as schools begin to look at concessions to protect players, coaches and fans, while also easing strained budgets. → Read More

Memphis AD Laird Veatch, in reaction to Lance Thomas' tweets, wants 'healthy dialogue'

Memphis AD Laird Veatch reiterated his support of basketball player Lance Thomas in an interview with The Commercial Appeal. → Read More

When will Memphis be ready for athletes to return to group activities?

Memphis athletic director Laird Veatch said recently he does not want to disclose publicly his plans to have athletes return to campus. → Read More

What Memphis AD Laird Veatch is focusing on and why he refuses to speculate on the future

How will the likelihood of limited (or, no) fan attendance affect Memphis' bottom line in 2021? → Read More

Jimmy Kimble, who moonlighted as 'King Cobra' and took one sick day in 55 years, is ready to take on retirement

Jimmy Kimble, who missed just one day of work in five-plus decades as container shop manager at Republic Services, is retiring this week. → Read More

Memphis basketball target Mac McClung announces commitment to Texas Tech

Mac MacClung transferred from Georgetown after two seasons and had Memphis in his final seven schools → Read More

Memphis gets commitment from 3-star Ridgeway defensive back

The Tigers scored their second verbal commitment of the week Friday afternoon. → Read More

How Ravens Pro Bowl long snapper and ECS standout Morgan Cox sees NFL season playing out

Morgan Cox, the Baltimore Ravens' Pro Bowl long snapper, likes his team's chances in 2020. → Read More

The highest-rated recruit in Memphis' 2020 signing class says he's transferring

The highest-rated recruit in Memphis' 2020 signing class announced Thursday he is transfer portal-bound. → Read More

Penny Hardaway talks Michael Jordan, Eddie Murphy and R.J. Hampton on ESPN's 'The Jump'

Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway appeared Thursday as a guest on ESPN's "The Jump." → Read More

Georgetown transfer Mac McClung lists Memphis among final seven schools

Former Georgetown guard Mac McClung took to social media Wednesday to announce the seven schools he’s still considering, which included the Tigers. → Read More

NCAA Division I Council votes to allow voluntary athletic activities

According to reports, the NCAA Division I council voted to approve voluntary athletic activities for football, men's basketball and women's basketball. → Read More

The AAC's COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group will govern its 'athletic endeavors during the crisis'

Head athletic trainer Darrell Turner will serve as Memphis' delegate on the American Athletic Conference COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group. → Read More

Memphis football secures fifth commitment for the Class of 2021

The pledge from the Colquitt County (Georgia) standout is the second defensive lineman to commit to Memphis in the last month. → Read More

Snowden Grove Park announces reopening for youth baseball tournament this weekend in Southaven

The 17-field complex at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven, Miss., will resume operations for the three-day School’s Out Celebration tournament. → Read More

Memphis 901 FC resumes small group and individual training sessions

Memphis 901 FC has commenced small group and individual training sessions. → Read More

Evansville transfer DeAndre Williams is headed to Memphis

DeAndre Williams, Evansville’s leading scorer as a sophomore last season, announced his intention to sign with the Tigers. → Read More

Memphis trivia night host has kept the questions coming — but the venue has changed

Kevin Cerrito, owner and operator of Cerrito Trivia, has not let social distancing stop the good times from rolling. → Read More

Dozens bring Mother's Day celebration to Mid-South assisted living facility

The novel coronavirus bullishly thrust the practice of social distancing upon the world not long before, leaving the most vulnerable to the ongoing pandemic as isolated as possible. But Mother’s Day is no time for separation. → Read More