Former Memphis Showboats coach Pepper Rodgers has died

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 15, 2020 3:36 PM CT | Published: May 14, 2020 10:34 PM CT

Former Memphis Showboats coach Pepper Rodgers, who also led the local Canadian Football League franchise, died Thursday in Reston, Virginia.


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Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey, a lifelong Memphian, has worked as a reporter in the city four decades. He concentrated on suburban coverage for the bulk of his career, except for a stint as sports editor of The Daily Memphian when it launched in September 2018. He now is suburban editor and also serves as a freelance sports writer for The Associated Press.


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