Despite my criticism of the Tigers, I have to give them credit. That was one hell of a performance against Texas.
Archive for March, 2008
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Tags: City of Memphis, Kwame Kilpatrick, Willie Herenton
Eyewitness News reports that a draft report on alleged blackmail plot has been given to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
Tags: Ashley Furniture, Memphis Tigers
Sorry Tiger fans. You have to pay for that recliner you’ve purchased to watch the Tigers win the “big dance”. Attorney General Robert Cooper says Ashley Furniture can’t honor its promise legally. Yet another twist in the Memphis Tigers saga!
Tags: City of Memphis, LOL, Memphis Travel, Redneck Jokes, Starbucks, Stuff Ghetto People Like, Top 10 Lists
Tags: Detroit, Kwame, Memphis, Willie Herenton
Tags: City of Memphis, Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, Willie Herenton
Soon Detroit Mayor Mr. Kilpatrick will be out of a job. Why not hire him as the Superintendent of Memphis City Schools? He meets all the apparent qualifications for the position; He appears to be the ideal candidate at least until he has to go to trial.
Tags: Eye Witness News, Memphis Crime, University of Memphis
Violent crimes on college campuses have become increasing common. U of M students have to deal with the threat of violence all too frequently as evidenced by this most recent incident.
Tags: Coach Calipari, Graduation Rates. New York Times, Memphis Tigers, NCAA Tournament, Thayer Evans, University of Memphis
New York Times reporter Thayer Evans posted an article entitled Athletic Official Defends Memphis’s Reputation in which he discussed issues associated with U of M’s “non academic image”. Although the article did not reveal anything new, it did contain some interesting quotes by coach Calipari, a U of M administrator and a Tiger player. Shortly after it was posted the article was retitled and revised. The revision did not contain what appeared to be an incriminating remark made by a young Tiger player. This begs the question, “who got to Thayer Evans”? Yes the article was embarrassing but it hardly warranted censorship. You can see how the article was revised at blog called the Salt Box.
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Tags: University of Tennessee, UT at Memphis, UTHSC
A recent AP article provides further evidence of the decline of the UT medical school. The last UTHSC Chancellor, Bill Owen left for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. (UMDNJ) after being here for a very short time. Owen preferred to lead a Newark, NJ based institution that has been recently plagued by numerous legal problems rather than stay in Memphis. Hmm….