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Recent articles by Evan:

Live updates: Memphis Tigers football seek first AAC road win at UCF

Follow along as the Memphis Tigers face old AAC rival UCF in Friday night football on Oct. 22, 2021. → Read More

Memphis Tigers football will start QB Peter Parrish vs. UCF, Seth Henigan out with injury

Memphis Tigers football quarterback Peter Parrish will make his first college start Friday vs. UCF with freshman QB Seth Henigan out due to injury. → Read More

'He deserves national recognition': How Memphis football's Calvin Austin III compares to his peers

Should Calvin Austin III be getting more respect around the country? His numbers say so but how does he compare to other receivers? → Read More

Simmons Bank proposes renaming Liberty Bowl to Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium

The Liberty Bowl was going to be renamed Simmons Bank Memorial Stadium after Simmons Bank began advanced negotiations to become the title sponsor → Read More

Memphis football vs. UCF scouting report, prediction

A rivalry is renewed as Memphis heads to UCF. Here's what to know for Friday's game → Read More

Grizzlies' Ja Morant opens second half with incredible highlight alley-oop dunk

Ja Morant's second highlight in the Memphis Grizzlies' season opener topped his first with his usual athletic flair → Read More

Watch Ja Morant end the Grizzlies' first half with a sensational, chasedown block

Ja Morant's first highlight of the NBA season wasn't a dunk. It was a block by the Memphis Grizzlies guard → Read More

Live updates: Memphis Grizzlies start 2021-22 season vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

The Memphis Grizzlies begin the 2021-22 NBA season hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers → Read More

Can Tigers conquer Central Florida in the Bounce House?

This week's podcast breaks down Memphis' win over Navy and if the Tigers can erase some final ghosts heading to UCF in Orlando. → Read More

Memphis QB Keilon Brown enters transfer portal

Keilon Brown transferring means Memphis now has just two healthy scholarship quarterbacks on its roster entering Friday's game against UCF. → Read More

What Memphis basketball's preseason AP ranking means and where the Tigers should have been ranked

The Memphis basketball team achieved its highest preseason Associated Press Top 25 ranking in a decade this week. → Read More

How Jaren Jackson Jr's summer in Los Angeles restored his confidence to take NBA by storm

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s summer of playing in open runs and training in Los Angeles helped Memphis Grizzlies star trust his game again after an injury. → Read More

One question each Memphis Grizzlies player must answer this season

Where does the Memphis Grizzlies roster stand before NBA opening night and what is one key question for every player? → Read More

The Memphis Grizzlies' 2021-22 NBA season will go one of two ways. Here's how

The Memphis Grizzlies should improve after making the playoffs last season but what does improvement look like in a tough Western Conference? → Read More

Why Jaren Jackson Jr. deal is a win-win for him, Memphis Grizzlies

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s contract extension benefits both him and the Memphis Grizzlies as they prepare for a new season. → Read More

Report: Jaren Jackson Jr. agrees to four-year, $105 million contract extension

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s contract extension is the third largest contract signed in Memphis Grizzlies history. → Read More

Memphis Grizzlies waive Kris Dunn to finalize opening night roster

The Grizzlies also exercised the fourth-year option for Ja Morant and Brandon Clarke and the third -year option for Desmond Bane → Read More

Live updates: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Chicago Bulls in NBA preseason finale

Follow for live updates as the Memphis Grizzlies wrap up the preseason on the road against the Chicago Bulls → Read More

Memphis RB Rodrigues Clark, WR Gabriel Rogers out vs. Navy

Memphis will be without second-leading rusher Rodrigues Clark Thursday due to injury. Receiver Gabriel Rogers is also out. → Read More

Live updates: Memphis football vs. Navy score

Follow along as Memphis plays Navy on Thursday night at the Liberty Bowl and tries to end its three-game losing streak → Read More