Wednesday update

Memphis 901 FC’s 2021 regular-season schedule is out. The season kicks off on the road at Birmingham May 15, and the club has 5 away games on the road before opening at home June 16. The regular season lasts until October 30.

So, that Tug’s employee who claimed he was robbed and kidnapped, then later admitted he falsified a police report… he’s Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins’ stepson. Updated WREG article | CA article

Holly has lots of good info about this year’s Memphis Farmers Market on the I Love Memphis Blog.

The Downtown Neighborhood Association will host a “Plant the Town Red” community beautification event Saturday, April 24 at 10 PM. Both DNA members and the public are invited to participate. Volunteers will plant flowers at the 4 Victorian Village entrance signs.

On this Friday, April 2 which is Good Friday, a Stations of the Cross procession will depart from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and will stop and pray at various historical and religious sites around Downtown. Sites will include the Civil Rights Museum, WLOK Radio, Clayborn Temple, and the Ida B. Wells Memorial. The twelfth site will be the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered. The procession will depart St. Patrick’s (Fourth at MLK) at noon, but participants are asked to be there by 11:45 and to follow all COVID safety protocols. Following the Stations, participants are invited to St. Patrick’s 3 PM Good Friday service.

FiveThirtyEight’s 2021 MLB predictions are up. Bookmark the page if you’re a baseball fan, because it’ll be updated after every game.

Damn… OnlyFans had a 75% profit margin last year, making $300 million in profit on $400 million in revenue. To put that in context, grocery stores typically have a profit margin of 1-2%.

The NFL season will expand to 17 games this fall. Per the collective bargaining agreement, one preseason game will be dropped.

Rep. Matt Gaetz is said to face Justice Dept. investigation over trafficking an underage girl. Gaetz was one of the Trumpster’s most vocal supporters.

That’ll do it for today. Back tomorrow with more news.