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1 The University of Memphis men's basketball team picks a really, really bad time to play their worst game of the season. They fall 50-45 to UCLA, ending their (and our) dream of a trip to the Final Four. In just 40 minutes, March Madness turns to March sadness for Tiger fans everywhere. Still, with 33 wins, the team finished with the best record in school history, and we have to say that we enjoyed that wild ride while it lasted.

2 Graceland is named a National Historic Landmark. The former home of the King of Rock-and-Roll already had been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but this new designation is a higher honor. Just one question: What took them so long? The Jungle Room alone is worthy of landmark status.

3 Members of the Horn Lake Tactical Apprehension Containment Team smash their way into a house and rough up the elderly owners. The cops are looking for a meth lab being run out of the home, but there's one problem: The meth lab is in another house on the property, occupied by somebody else. Excuse the pun, but that's some crack investigative work.

4 D'Army Bailey has relisted on eBay the boarding-house bathtub where James Earl Ray supposedly stood when he shot Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. Bailey tried to sell the old bathtub in 2004, and bids reached $152,000 before eBay shut down the auction, concerned that the sale violated some policy about listing "offensive" items. We don't know who would want the tub or who would want to spend $150,000 on it. For that kind of money, you can buy something really nice from the Watson's girl.

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