Calkins: Tony Barone Sr. — who died Tuesday at the age of 72 — brought joy to the early Grizz

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 26, 2019 7:24 AM CT | Published: June 26, 2019 1:05 AM 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.

Former Grizzlies executive and interim coach Tony Barone has passed away. He helped launch the early Grizz.


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