Memphis basketball on TV this week and more Sunday news

Let’s take a look at Memphis basketball on TV in the next 7 days:

  • Memphis Grizzlies away at Detroit Pistons, 6:00 PM Wednesday. TV: Bally Sports
  • Memphis Tigers away at VCU, 6:00 PM Wednesday. TV: ESPNU
  • Memphis Grizzlies home vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 7:00 PM Friday. TV: Bally Sports. Tickets
  • Memphis Tigers away at 14 Texas A&M, 3:30 PM next Sunday. TV: ESPN2

The week is a little slow for basketball due to the NBA in-season tournament knockout stage and final exam week at universities.

The College Football Playoff lineup has been revealed:

  • 1 Michigan vs. 4 Alabama (Rose Bowl, January 1)
  • 2 Washington vs. 3 Texas (Sugar Bowl, January 1)

Florida State was left out despite being undefeated and a conference champion. Georgia was left out after having a stellar year in which its only loss came to the #8-ranked team in the country.

Now it’s being reported that top-two left-outs Florida State and Georgia will meet in the Orange Bowl.

Today is National Apple Pie Day. I recommend you celebrate with some apple pie moonshine from Ole Smoky. Bardog and Blind Bear carry it.

Today is also National Green Bean Casserole Day.

The founder of Downtown’s biotech Hera Health Solutions has made the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Memphis health tech accelerator ZeroTo510 played a big part in Hera’s growth.

Seth Henigan will be back as Memphis Tigers quarterback for the 2023-24 season.

Yesterday’s St. Jude Marathon raised $15 million, a new record.

Real estate developer Henry Turley is retiring.

One of those three cool-looking cottages at the corner of Mulberry and Talbot is for rent.

The Moxy Hotel hosts Christmas Music Bingo Monday night.

By the way, the Moxy is looking for a Hotel Operations Manager.

And the city is looking to hire a court clerk. (appointed position, $173k per year)

Archer Malmo seeks a marketing analyst.

In some professions, a 33% success rate is good enough to be recognized as the person of the year.

My friends Luke & Sheryll just dropped off 7 cans of PBR left over from their wedding, so I’m about to head home, pop one open, and turn on the TV. DRUNK LOVE BOAT!!! Mickey Rooney is a guest on today’s Christmas-themed episode. After that I’ll head back out to Butt Slut #1’s bar in Bardog’s Underdog Room. Back tomorrow with more news.