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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

Joe Harris #12, Mike Tobey #10, Anthony Gill #13, Akil Mitchell #25 and head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers react late in the game against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Virginia Beats Memphis 78-60 In NCAA East Region

Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.

03/23/2014

Joe Jackson #1 of the Memphis Tigers shoots over Joe McDonald #22 of the George Washington Colonials in the second half during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Dixon, Memphis Hold On To Top GW 71-66

Michael Dixon Jr. scored 19 points and hit four free throws in the final 10 seconds to help Memphis hold off George Washington 71-66 on Friday night in the second round of the East Regional.

03/21/2014

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No. 22 Memphis Beats Rutgers 64-59

Michael Dixon Jr. scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and No. 22 Memphis led from start to finish in a 64-59 victory over Rutgers on Thursday night.

02/21/2014

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UConn QB Casey Cochran Leads Huskies To A 45-10 Over Memphis

Geremy Davis caught a school record 15 balls for 207 yards and a touchdown, becoming UConn’s first 1,000-yard receiver since 1998.

12/07/2013

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013

Memphis head coach Josh Pastner (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis’ Chemistry & More

The NCAA’s decision to grant Missouri transfer Michael Dixon a waiver to play immediately without sitting out a season instantly makes Memphis better — on paper.

09/06/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s American Athletic Conference Offseason Notebook

The advantage that the American has over leagues like the Atlantic 10 and the Big East is that this conference has three teams — Louisville, Memphis, and UConn — that all should be ranked in the Top 25 for the majority of the season.

08/05/2013

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Girl Taken From Queens Found, Father Arrested In Memphis

A 4-year-old girl was found safe Sunday in Memphis, after being taken by her biological father two days earlier in Queens.

06/23/2013

Memphis coach Josh Pastner (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis’ Adjustment, Davis Jazzed & More

One of the more underrated story lines heading into next season is how Memphis will adjust to the American Athletic Conference.

06/21/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

FBI photo of James Earl Ray. Ray assassinated Rev. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. (photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Looking Back On 45 Years Since MLK Assassination

The civil rights leader was shot to death at the age of 39 as he stood on a balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Shortly after the assassination, James Earl Ray was arrested and later pleaded guilty to killing King.

04/04/2013

2013 Big East tournament (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

Head coach Steve Alford of the New Mexico Lobos (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; New Mexico, UCLA & More

If there’s a squad that should be rewarded outside the power six conferences with a No. 1 seed, it’s New Mexico.

03/04/2013

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Saint Louis, Poythress & More

The Billikens have all the ingredients to beat any team in the country, and are playing their best basketball at the perfect time.

02/25/2013

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