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‘Tiger’ called an ‘amazing father’

Olympic star Lindsey Vonn says she feels lucky to be part of the lives of Woods’ two children.

Olympic star Lindsey Vonn says she feels lucky to be part of the lives of Woods’ two children.

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Grizz can’t ‘finish’ Trail Blazers

Up by 10 with 6 minutes to go, Memphis goes cold. Game 5 Wednesday at FedExForum.

Up by 10 with 6 minutes to go, Memphis goes cold. Game 5 Wednesday at FedExForum.

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Peaceful protests, funeral for Freddie Gray eclipsed by violence

Lede-in: Looting and fires broke out after young people clashed with police in Baltimore two hours after Freddie Gray was laid to rest.

Looting and fires broke out after young people clashed with police in Baltimore two hours after Freddie Gray was laid to rest.

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Baltimore Police spin news of gangs uniting to protest into ‘credible threat’

“Keeping the public scared of the big black monster keeps some other folks in a job, and shifts attention away from why there are protests and now apparent unrest in Baltimore in the first place…”

“Keeping the public scared of the big black monster keeps some other folks in a job, and shifts attention away from why there are protests and now apparent unrest in Baltimore in the first place…”

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In her own words: Loretta Lynch’s confirmation

A long-awaited ceremony – delayed five months by Senate Republicans locked into a partisan dispute with President Barack Obama – was an emotionally moving affair.

A long-awaited ceremony – delayed five months by Senate Republicans locked into a partisan dispute with President Barack Obama – was an emotionally moving affair.

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Z-Bo gets nostalgic about his start in Portland

While reflecting on “fond memories” of his six-year run in Portland with the Trail Blazers Zach Randolph says, “I’ve been blessed” to be in Memphis.”

While reflecting on “fond memories” of his six-year run in Portland with the Trail Blazers Zach Randolph says, “I’ve been blessed” to be in Memphis.”

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Black men are missing: tell us something we don’t know

The New York Times has documented the “disappearance” of black men for the past decades through mass incarceration and death, but brings no solutions to the discussion.

The New York Times has documented the “disappearance” of black men for the past decades through mass incarceration and death, but brings no solutions to the discussion.

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SOUND OFF: What do we make of Jay Z’s Twitter talk about Tidal?

Seldom a presence on Twitter, Jay Z let’s loose about his artist-owned music-streaming service. Are you buying it?

Seldom a presence on Twitter, Jay Z let’s loose about his artist-owned music-streaming service. Are you buying it?

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President Obama had plenty of jokes at White House correspondents’ dinner

Few of the politicians who may want to succeed him showed up for the dinner, which helps fund scholarships and awards that recognize journalists.

Few of the politicians who may want to succeed him showed up for the dinner, which helps fund scholarships and awards that recognize journalists.

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Leave your keys, lose your car!

While overall vehicle thefts are declining, vehicles stolen with keys left inside are trending in the opposite direction.

While overall vehicle thefts are declining, vehicles stolen with keys left inside are trending in the opposite direction.

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Heavenly sistahs expound on ‘Brotherly Love’

Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer – The “Brotherly Love” Interview.

Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer – The “Brotherly Love” Interview.

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Loretta Lynch to bring prosecutor’s perspective to U.S. Justice Dept.

Successor to Eric Holder takes over on Monday after long-delayed confirmation.

Successor to Eric Holder takes over on Monday after long-delayed confirmation.

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The search for next Southwest president is down to final four

Interviews next week. The new president is expected to be selected by July.

Interviews next week. The new president is expected to be selected by July.

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Welcome mat extended to guns in all Tennessee Parks

Gov. Haslam signs bill; remains concerned about “potential unintended consequences.”

Gov. Haslam signs bill; remains concerned about “potential unintended consequences.”

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Casey J. releases debut album, ‘The Truth’

Young gospel artist is making a name for herself in the world of Christian music.

Young gospel artist is making a name for herself in the world of Christian music.

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Determined local contractor tells of investing in her people

Marcel Hill has a straight-forward message when she gets the opportunity to share her story with others.

Marcel Hill has a straight-forward message when she gets the opportunity to share her story with others.

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‘More Than a Score’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The New Uprising against High-Stakes Testing.’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The New Uprising against High-Stakes Testing.’

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OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: 4-25-15

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

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Teacher of the Week: Ayodele Hall

“Celebration of Teachers” Sunday is approaching and the countdown spotlight is on Ayodele Hall.

“Celebration of Teachers” Sunday is approaching and the countdown spotlight is on Ayodele Hall.

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Respect your elders Floyd!

‘A LITTLE R&R ON SPORTS’: “So when Floyd Mayweather has the gall to compare himself and disrespect the legacy of The Greatest, we have a problem.

‘A LITTLE R&R ON SPORTS’: “So when Floyd Mayweather has the gall to compare himself and disrespect the legacy of The Greatest, we have a problem and there’s (as Bernie Mac would say) a big damn discrepancy.”

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