Aug. 17—Twenty-four down, 10 to go. While the finish line remains almost two months away in the USL Championship's lengthy season, it's fair to say New Mexico United is entering the home stretch. NMU has just five regular-season home matches left, the first of them Wednesday against Eastern Conference contender Memphis 901 FC. The contest looms as both a stiff test and a big opportunity. ...
Aug. 16—MINNEAPOLIS — Not everybody has a connection with NBA players. Even fewer have the right resume when those professional hoopers are trying to field a team. But when Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyus Jones was building his roster for the Twin Cities Pro-Am, Mohamed Kone came to mind. "Ever since I knew about the pro-am in high school, it was always such a big deal being able to watch these ...
On August 16, Blake Griffin still available for any team in the NBA to sign. Griffin played for the Brooklyn Nets this past season, but he is no longer the player he was when he played for the Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons. I think the Memphis Grizzlies should look into adding the six-time NBA All-Star.