The Early Word: Redbirds make history. Hardaway recycles it.

By , Daily Memphian
Updated: July 23, 2021 6:21 AM CT | Published: July 23, 2021 6:21 AM CT

Just for fun, enjoy a cold one at Grind City and take a selfie at Pose 901. Let history record the Redbirds streak, and the removal of Forrest’s bust. Meanwhile, Hardaway makes his own history ... and repeats it.


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Andrew A. Smith

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