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Calkins: Bill Hardgrave could dunk! But can the new president elevate Memphis sports?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 30, 2022 8:20 PM CT | Published: August 30, 2022 8:01 PM 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.

Bill Hardgrave wouldn’t be president of the University of Memphis — and wouldn’t have gone to college — without basketball. What impact will it have on the future of Tiger athletic programs? Memphis fans will soon find out. 

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