Calkins: The remarkable woman who made Penny Hardaway what he is

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 12, 2019 9:20 AM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

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.

On Mother's Day weekend, Penny Hardaway remembers his grandmother, Louise Hardaway, who set the standard that he strives to live up to even now. 

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