Gentlemen, stop your engines: Saturday's race-season opening party at the Memphis Motorsports Park has been postponed due to weather. The event has been tentatively rescheduled for the following weekend.
(AP) - Hakim Warrick scored 15 points, including six straight in a key stretch late in the fourth quarter, and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 108-104 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
So, Mayor, you really, really think Our Town is big-league enough for a new big-league stadium? Well, here's this dose of realism from Andrew Bagnato of A.P.: "Say what you will about the BCS, and many have said plenty. But if it wasn't for the Bowl Championship Series, most football fans wouldn't know Boise State from Boys Town. The ninth-ranked Broncos would never have been given a crack at No. 7 Oklahoma on a stage as grand as the Fiesta Bowl. They'd have run all those gadget plays against Memphis, or someone like it, in the YourNameHere Bowl in Shreveport."