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.

Calkins: A Tennessee fan, his pitch-perfect obit, and the enduring power of sports

By Updated: September 16, 2019 6:46 AM CT | Published: September 16, 2019 4:00 AM CT

A Tennessee fan's obituary said his only regret was that the Vols "predeceased" him. Here's how that obituary came to be —  and why it highlights the best things about sports.

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Bob Schaeffer Obituary Tennessee football Tennessee Volunteers UT football

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