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Calkins: The day Memphis defeated Tennessee (and put me in bathrooms everywhere)

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 30, 2020 8:16 AM CT | Published: October 29, 2020 8:24 PM CT
<strong>Thanks to the Tigers beating the Vols in 1996, Geoff Calkins &mdash; well, his column &mdash;&nbsp;hangs in a lot of bathrooms.&nbsp;</strong>(Submitted)

Thanks to the Tigers beating the Vols in 1996, Geoff Calkins — well, his column — hangs in a lot of bathrooms. (Submitted)

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.

The Memphis Tigers have a chance to beat a Top 10 team for the first time since 1996. That win is saved for posterity in framed newspapers all over town.


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