Calkins: At the height of his career, Mike Glenn stepped away from FedEx to care for his daughter. It’s a story of sacrifice and love.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 12, 2021 10:29 AM CT | Published: June 19, 2021 7:59 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

When Mike Glenn retired from FedEx at the height of his career in 2016, the news release said it was to “transition his focus full time to his family.” This is the story behind that decision, one that is hard and beautiful all at once.


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