The Latest: Hundreds gather for MLK march in Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. all times local

AP-BKC--Memphis-East Carolina Box

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No. 17 Memphis dominates East Carolina with 70-13 victory

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) 17 Memphis dominated East Carolina 70-13 on Saturday in a tuneup for the American Athletic Conference championship game AP) — Riley Ferguson threw for three touchdowns and Darrell Henderson scored twice and rushed for 122 yards as No.

Memphis beats ECU to secure 5th seed for conference tourney

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) added 20 and Memphis beat East Carolina 90-70 on Sunday in a regular-season finale that secured the fifth seed for the Tigers in the American AP) — Kareem Brewton Jr. scored a career-high 22 points, Mike Parks Jr.

Undefeated home season within reach for No. 17 Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) 17 Memphis Tigers still have some goals to achieve in their regular season finale AP) — With the American Athletic Conference Western Division trophy in hand, the No.

Memphis-based Start Co. To Present 16 Startups At Demo Day

YoungUpstarts

Memphis, Tennessee-based nonprofit venture development organization Start Co. Events & Happenings accelerator program Demo Day incubation program Memphis Start Co startup will be presenting 16 new startups at its Demo Day on 21 August at Orpheum Theater.

No. 17 Memphis can go 7-0 at home with win vs. East Carolina

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18 Memphis (9-1, 6-1, CFP No. East Carolina (3-8, 2-5 American) at No. 20), Saturday, noon ET (ESPNU

Crème de la crème: Hoop royalty meet in Memphis for Sweet 16

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Three of college basketball's blue bloods, along with a blue bulldog from Indiana that has had lots of success of its own, have gathered in Memphis for a marquee showdown in the Sweet 16

PIXIES WEEK: Letter to Memphis by Pixies - Well, this concludes.

Mark Birch

PIXIES WEEK: Letter to Memphis by Pixies - Well, this concludes my week of Pixies music, it is back to the regularly scheduled programming tomorrow. While I posted Head On yesterday, my favorite song by far is Letter to Memphis. Who else would write a love song to someone in Memphis…Egypt and in a past life? Pixies Letter to Memphis Trompe Le Monde rock alternative Black Francis

Lawson's double-double helps Memphis beat East Carolina

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Lawson had 12 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, and Memphis pulled away early in the second half to beat East Carolina 57-50 on Saturday AP) — K.J.

Nichols paces Memphis past East Carolina, 70-58

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Austin Nichols scored 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting to lead Memphis to a 70-58 win over East Carolina on Wednesday

East Carolina holds on and upsets Memphis 84-83

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Tyson matched his career best, scoring 26 points and Prince Williams made all four free throws in the final 1:26 as East Carolina held off a Memphis rally 84-83 on Sunday, iAP) — B.J.

East Carolina rallies to beat Memphis 64-53

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Tyson scored 24 points — 20 points in the second half — to help East Carolina rally to beat in Memphis 64-53 on Tuesday night GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — B.J.

Memphis routs East Carolina 83-53 in AAC finale

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AP) — Avery Woodson made six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as Memphis routed East Carolina 83-53 on Sunday GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Burrell, Nichols lead Memphis past NC Central 81-47

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Trahson Burrell scored 15 points and Austin Nichols added 14 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots to lead Memphis past North Carolina Central 81-47 on Monday night

AP-BKC--East Carolina-Memphis Box

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Admirers mourn King, pledge to carry on unfinished work

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Fifty years after a shot rang out in Memphis, killing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., freedom rang from the balcony of the Lorraine Motel as a bell tolled 39 times to mark a life cut

How Memphis Is Trying to Attract More Startups (Without Becoming the Next Silicon Valley)

Inc Startups

Tennessee's River City isn't trying to compete with all the other U.S. startup cities, but that doesn't mean it's not churning out cutting-edge, fast-growing startups

The Latest: Admirers gather to commemorate final MLK speech

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — The Latest on commemorations of The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s s (all times local

Monday Morning Motivation – #RuleYourself [VIDEO]

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Inspiration curation Jordan Speith kevin plank Memphis Depay Michael Phelps Misty Copeland steph curry tom brady under armourShare This Monday Motivation comes from a post on Project Work Ethic –a project that I’m working on.

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South Final with Kentucky, North Carolina features most wins

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — No. 2 Kentucky (32-5) vs. No. 1 North Carolina (30-7

These Are the Best Cities to Work in If You're a Female Entrepreneur

Inc Startups

Memphis, NYC, and Dallas are the three best cities for women entrepreneurs

Butler eager to add North Carolina to list of its upsets

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — No. 4 seed Butler (25-8) vs. No. 1 seed North Carolina (29-7

Not ready to retire, Tubby Smith lands at High Point

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AP) — Tubby Smith isn't ready to retire, so after being fired by Memphis he was looking for employment. HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) High Point needed a men's basketball coach and soon Smith got a call from his alma mater

Walker scores 46, Hornets rout Grizzlies 140-79

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AP) — Kemba Walker scored 46 points and made 10 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets rolled to the most lopsided victory in franchise history by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 140-79 on Thursday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Walker and Lamb lead Hornets past Grizzlies, 104-85

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb scored 21 points apiece, and the Charlotte Hornets built an early lead on the way to a 104-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night

Walker leads late rally to send Hornets over Grizzlies

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kemba Walker scored 27 points and keyed a fourth-quarter rally to erase a double-digit deficit as the Charlotte Hornets handed Memphis its first home loss of the season with a 104-99 win over the Grizzlies on

Barnes says he fits Grizzlies' 'Grit & Grind' approach

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Matt Barnes believes he epitomizes the "Grit & Grind" style that the Memphis Grizzlies have prided themselves on for years

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from MLK holiday

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the late civil rights leader, on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr.,

Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago

North Carolina, Kentucky face off again for Final Four berth

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Roy Williams wanted another chance at Kentucky after his North Carolina Tar Heels lost to the Wildcats in December

Walker scores 46, Hornets rout Grizzlies 140-79

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AP) — Kemba Walker scored 46 points and made 10 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets rolled to the most lopsided victory in franchise history by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 140-79 on Thursday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Walker scores 46, Hornets rout Grizzlies 140-79

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Kemba Walker scored 46 points and made 10 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets rolled to the most lopsided victory in franchise history by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 140-79 on Thursday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Luke Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Roy Williams went all "Gone With the Wind" when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge Kentucky to the Final Four

Tennessee man arrested in North Carolina in 2015 deaths

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Deputy U.S. marshals in North Carolina have arrested a man in the deaths of three people in Tennessee in 2015

Walker and Batum lead Hornets past Grizzlies 123-99

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kemba Walker had 33 points and six assists, Nicolas Batum added 20 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 123-99 on Friday night for their fourth straight wi

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Roy Williams still has not watched the tape of the 2016 national championship game and likely never will. The North Carolina coach sure has done his best to make sure his Tar Heels know how to

Improvement of freshman Fox leads Kentucky to Elite 8

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari can point to the reason why freshman guard De'Aaron Fox has blossomed into the Wildcats' offensive leader at the most crucial time of the season

Conley, Grizzlies top Hornets 105-90 for 5th straight win

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AP) — Mike Conley had 31 points, Marc Gasol flirted with a triple-double and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Charlotte Hornets 105-90 on Monday night for their fifth straight win CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Courtney Lee says trade to Hornets 'threw me off'

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AP) — Courtney Lee wasn't expecting to play for the Charlotte Hornets this season — or any NBA franchise other than the Memphis Grizzlies for that matter CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)