WNBA star Brittney Griner was the victim of a knife attack in China, but only received a minor injury, according to the Associated Press.
Griner’s agent, Linsday Kagawa Colas, says her client received a small cut on her arm as her team was leaving practice on Monday. Colas also stated that Griner’s teammate was stabbed as well, but was saved by the two jackets she was wearing. Police officials eventually captured the assailant, but they have no information as to what provoked the attack.
The unbeaten Memphis Grizzlies (4-0) needed help and Tayshaun Prince answered the call at FedExForum on Monday night (Nov. 3).
After an unblemished two-game road trip against the Indiana Pacers (97-89) and the Charlotte Hornets (71-69), the Grizzlies beat back the challenge of the New Orleans Pelicans (93-81).
MOSCOW (AP) — The coach of Russian club FC Rostov apologized Monday for his remarks about "dark-skinned" players after some in his team threatened to strike.
Rostov coach Igor Gamula said Friday the club had "enough dark-skinned players, we've got six of the things" when asked about rumors Rostov could sign a defender from Cameroon.
(AP) – Brandon Hayes ran for a career-high 197 yards on 28 carries and had three touchdowns to help Memphis beat Tulsa 40-20 during the U of M’s homecoming game played at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
Hayes gave Memphis (5-3, 3-1 American Athletic Conference) a 20-14 lead with a 51-yard run with 14 seconds left in the first half and added 30- and 14-yard scoring runs in the fourth quarter.
INDIANAPOLIS – Zach Randolph gave over four dozen tickets to family and friends from his hometown in Indiana.
He didn't disappoint with a big third quarter.
Randolph scored 11 of his 22 points in the third and added 13 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
“I’m gonna spread the news
“that if it feels this good gettin’ used,
“just keep on using me
“until you use me up.”
– “Use Me” by Bill Withers
There’s no better description of the essence of the academic scandal recently unearthed regarding UNC-Chapel Hill than this Bill Withers classic hit.
The Memphis Grizzlies were down by three in the second quarter. All-Star center Marc Gasol caught a pass from Vince Carter and made one of his two dunks of the night. The crowd of 17,731 screamed as Gasol swung from the basketball goal before dropping to his feet.
With forceful scores in the paint and his jumper, Gasol poured in a career-best 32 points and added nine rebounds in 37 minutes in the season-opening victory (105-101) against the Minnesota Timberwolves at FedExForum on Wednesday (Oct. 29) night.