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The Week in Review

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The Grizzlies took the court for their first game in 136 days on Friday, July 24. They lost the scrimmage to the Philadelphia 76ers, but it was a victory just to see them on the court. Memphis 901 FC played a game in front of fans at AutoZone Park Saturday night. And, Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway is excited about the progress his young team has made. That, and more, are below.
 
 
Calkins: After 136 days, Grizzlies basketball is back
 

The Memphis Grizzlies didn't win their first scrimmage in the NBA bubble. But at a time when everything in life seems fragile, it was a gift to have them back.

 

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Subscribers only Grizzlies analysis: Reason to believe in Kyle Anderson’s offense, social justice jerseys and more
 

Injury has pushed Kyle Anderson back into the Grizzlies' starting lineup. A strong weekend — and perhaps the healing hands of time — suggests reason for optimism. 

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Calkins: On a historic night in Memphis, 901 FC proves that fans in the stands can be done
 

Memphis 901 FC played a game in front of fans at AutoZone Park Saturday night. In the process, the franchise showed others — including the University of Memphis — how it can be done.

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Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins encouraged after scrimmage loss to Houston
 

Memphis dropped its second scrimmage against the Houston Rockets, but played well for three full quarters. 

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Season of Sacrifice: If Cardinals have great season, Stubby Clapp might not see his family until November
 

Former Redbirds player and manager taking few chances amid COVID-19 pandemic

MLB plans to play on despite the number of positive COVID-19 tests on the Miami Marlins. For St. Louis Cardinals coach Stubby Clapp, that means he can keep working -- hopefully all the way through the World Series. But there's a cost: Clapp and his family probably won't see each other till season's end. 

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Sports Notebook: COVID-19 takes lead on college football season and Dr. Fauci 'flattens curve'
 

Also, Tiger Woods skipping Memphis and Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn't love the sounds of silence

With one Big Ten football team now self-isolating, the college football doesn't seem any closer; Dr. Anthony Fauci off target on ceremonial first pitch (but so was Michael Jordan); and WGC-FESJI will have "observers," but no fans, and no Tiger.

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Penny Hardaway hoping for season after finishing roster assembly
 

Hoping COVID-19 doesn't derail the upcoming college basketball season, Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway is excited about the progress his young team has made and says everything is trending in the right direction.

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Charlotte scores late to rescue a draw against 901 FC in AutoZone return
 

Memphis 901 FC faded in the final minutes as Charlotte snatched a draw.

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