Athletics News To Re-launch Site Wednesday Afternoon

The new-look front page.
The new-look front page.

Aug. 23, 2011

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis Department of Athletics announced Tuesday that its official website,, is re-launching Wednesday afternoon with an updated look and additional features.

The design includes several changes, the biggest one being a move from vertical navigation to a horizontal one. The design also focuses on video, social media platforms and photography, in addition to making it easier to navigate to purchase tickets and make donations to the Tiger Scholarship Fund.

"We are thrilled to offer a new platform for the fans and our corporate partners," said Brad Harrison, Tiger Sports Properties General Manager. " College Network has done a remarkable job in re-designing This design allows our partners to reach Tiger Nation with numerous video opportunities, as well as click-through options that can take our fans directly to their websites."

The site will continue to receive additional upgrades throughout the year, offering fans additional video and audio content options of games, press conferences and coaches shows.

Memphis is an official partner of College Network, the leader in the delivery of integrated multimedia solutions and internet services for university athletics departments, conferences and associations. College Network has hosted the Memphis official athletics web site since 1999, and the partnership will continue to bring fans the most in-depth coverage of Memphis sports across multiple platforms. College Network hosts as part of its online network of over 175 official athletic web sites. College Network is the leader in the production, management and hosting of official athletic websites, e-commerce solutions, streaming products and mobile services for colleges and universities across the United States. College Network currently produces a network of approximately 200 official athletic sites for schools, including all Conference USA institutions. College Network is also the official Interactive sports partner of the NCAA, producing and hosting the home of the NCAA on the web, College Network is a unit of CBS Interactive, the best online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 200 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is the eighth-largest Web property globally and the fifth-largest Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,,, GameSpot,, BNET, CBS RADIO and, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and business.

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