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  • The mind, as it evolves

    In the fall of 2005, psychiatrist J. Anderson Thomson Jr. was treating an 18-year-old college freshman whom he describes as "intensely depressed, feeling suicidal and doing self-cutting." A few years before, Thomson says, he would have interpreted her...
  • Benjamin Hooks dies at 85; longtime NAACP leader

    Benjamin Hooks dies at 85; longtime NAACP leader
    Civil rights leader Benjamin L. Hooks, a lawyer, minister and pioneering judge who revived a flagging NAACP after he became its executive director in the late 1970s, has died. He was 85. Hooks died Thursday at his Memphis home after a long illness,...
  • Conference Expansion: Are FedEx officials offering millions to get Memphis into a BCS conference?

     
    Conference Expansion: Are FedEx officials offering millions to get Memphis into a BCS conference?...
  • Memphis athletic director says football performance matters as Tigers hope to join automatic qualifying BCS conference

     
    Memphis athletic director says football matters as Tigers hope to join automatic qualifying BCS conference...
  • Another weapon in recruiting wars

    Just about every coach has a niche. Maybe it's offensive techniques or defensive principles. Maybe it's even more narrowed — like free-throw shooting, base running or the kicking game. Jason Robinson, Heritage's football coach the past four...
  • Grizzlies spoil Rose's return to Memphis

    Grizzlies spoil Rose's return to Memphis
    After talking excitedly all week about seeing coach John Calipari and his former college teammates, Derrick Rose's interaction was limited to a brief conversation on a runway as the Bulls landed and the University of Memphis prepared to fly to Washington....
  • Amber Lindahl: Palm Beach All-County Class 6A-5A-4A softball Player of the Year

    Amber Lindahl: Palm Beach All-County Class 6A-5A-4A softball Player of the Year
    PLAYER OF THE YEAR 6A › 5A › 4A Amber Lindahl Park Vista, senior Position: Catcher Stats: .482 BA, 31 RBI Of note: Had 41 hits this year and 11 went for extra bases. She hit two home runs, had seven walks and struck out just six times...
  • BLACK HISTORY MONTH - THE SWIMMERS

    Gayle Anderson was live in Carson at the Victoria Pool for "BLACK HISTORY MONTH - THE SWIMMERS". In the U.S., 9 people drown each day. In ethnically-diverse communities, the youth drowning rate is 2-3 times higher than the national average. In May 2008,...
  • Civil Rights Leader Benjamin Hooks Dies at 85

    Civil Rights Leader Benjamin Hooks Dies at 85
    Benjamin L. Hooks, a civil rights leader who led the NAACP from 1977 to 1992, has died, said the vice president for communication at the NAACP. The cause of death was not immediately known, the NAACP's Leila McDowell said Thursday. Hooks was "a vocal...