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Memphis 901 FC Signs Francis Atuahene

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It’s another name in the books for the Memphis 901 FC squad, with attacker Francis Atuahene joining up with the team ahead of the 2021 USL season. The Ghanaian attacker comes with pedigree. Three successful years of collegiate soccer at University of Michigan (with two selections for the All-Big Ten First Team) prompted a declaration… Continue reading Memphis 901 FC Signs Francis Atuahene

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Memphis 901 FC Signs Francis Atuahene

It’s another name in the books for the Memphis 901 FC squad, with attacker Francis Atuahene joining up with the team ahead of the 2021 USL season. The Ghanaian attacker comes with pedigree. Three successful years of collegiate soccer at University of Michigan (with two selections for the All-Big Ten First Team) prompted a declaration… Continue reading Memphis 901 FC Signs Francis Atuahene

Q & A: Cardinals Farm Director Gary LaRocque

Gary LaRocque is in his eighth season as the St. Louis Cardinals’ director of player development. With baseball returning to Memphis — the Durham Bulls visit AutoZone Park on May 4th — LaRocque shared some thoughts on the Cardinals’ farm system. Flyer: There was some Major League Baseball in 2020, but with the minor leagues… Continue reading Q & A: Cardinals Farm Director Gary LaRocque

The Weirdest Oscars: The 2021 Academy Award Nominees are an Embarrassment of Riches

There’s never been anything like the 2021 Academy Awards, which will air live on ABC, Sunday, April 25th. That’s because there has never been a year like 2020. The pandemic shut down the world’s movie theaters for the better part of 12 months, disrupting the industry more profoundly than anything else in its 120-year history.… Continue reading The Weirdest Oscars: The 2021 Academy Award Nominees are an Embarrassment of Riches

TN General Assembly Keeps Big Brother Alive

Meanwhile, life goes on and so does the Tennessee General Assembly, which has reached what could be called the stretch drive of its race to conclude its annual session. The bills that are going to be run through this last-chance wringer include the good, the bad, and the ugly. Here are a couple that were… Continue reading TN General Assembly Keeps Big Brother Alive