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AP Source: Grizzlies agree to terms with Brandan Wright

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to terms with free-agent forward Brandan Wright, a person familiar with the situation said.

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Tennessee enters new era with beginning of Nike contract

Dalton Roberts and Elizabeth Raby shop for apparel as Tennessee launches an eight-year, estimated $35 million apparel contract with Nike, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn. The Nike launch coincided with the restriction of the use of the Lady Vols nickname to the women’s basketball program. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is opening its doors to the Nike swoosh while bidding farewell to the Lady Vols nickname and logo in all but one sport.

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Vols’ Barnes: ‘No legs’ to Texas academic misconduct report

In this May, 2015 file photo, Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, center, and head basketball coach Rick Barnes, right, watch the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Golden State Warriors in Memphis, Tenn. The new coaching quartet of Barnes, Avery Johnson, Ben Howland and Mike White will join the rest of the SEC in looking to knock off John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn’t have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men’s basketball program.

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Backers of Lady Vols nickname rally outside trustees meeting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Tennessee prepares to eliminate the Lady Vols nickname and logo for all women’s sports other than basketball, fans rallied at a board of trustees meeting Thursday to protest the decision.

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AP source: Grizzlies acquire Matt Barnes from Hornets

In this Feb. 20, 2015, file photoo, Orlando Magic guard Luke Ridnour dribbles the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans  in Orlando, Fla.  A person familiar with the deal says Magic have agreed to send Ridnour to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for the rights to forward Janis Timma. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, June 24, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not officially been announced.  (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

A person familiar with the situation says the Memphis Grizzlies have acquired forward Matt Barnes from the Charlotte Hornets for guard Luke Ridnour.

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