On Sports Survival
While Tiger basketball thrives, other Memphis teams stumble.
November 27, 2008 at 4:00AM
The golden age of sports is over in Memphis. It ended on November 17th when the Dow fell 223 points, GM and Ford begged Congress for a bailout that didn't happen, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was accused of insider trading, and the University of Memphis drew 18,000 fans to FedExForum for a basketball game that began at 11 p.m. and was nationally televised on ESPN.