Geoff Calkins, Commercial Appeal

Geoff Calkins

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Memphis, TN, United States

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Past articles by Geoff:

Calkins: After 22 years, it's hard to say farewell

Calkins: After 22 years, it's hard to say farewell → Read More

Karma got the Memphis Grizzlies on lottery night? Don't be ridiculous

The Memphis Grizzlies didn't fall to the No. 4 pick because of karma, but it makes the offseason harder than it might have been → Read More

Memphis Grizzlies fall to No. 4 in draft, which isn't (really) the end of the world

The Memphis Grizzlies will draft fourth in the NBA lottery. Which inspired some four-letter words. → Read More

Grizzlies aim to change their NBA draft lottery luck

The NBA lottery has been a night of misery for the Memphis Grizzlies. Is this the year that changes? → Read More

Charlie Ebersol, Alliance of American Football founder, is bullish on Memphis

The AAF's co-founder says the league will succeed where others failed through slow growth and an investment in fans. → Read More

Is Memphis ready for another professional football team?

Memphis is getting a new professional football team. Will people care? → Read More

Why Memphis Grizzlies are sending Elliot Perry and a special guest to NBA draft lottery

But the Memphis Grizzlies should win the NBA lottery because they are sending a young man named Courtney Love to represent the franchise in Chicago. → Read More

Penny Hardaway hire sends Memphis ticket donations soaring

Memphis basketball ticket donations are up by nearly $3 million over last year → Read More

Spring in Memphis feels empty without the Grizzlies in the playoffs

It’s the first time in eight years that the Memphis Grizzlies aren’t in the playoffs. The anniversary of “Take that for Data” passed quietly not long ago. → Read More

Tiger Basketball Podcast: How Memphis coach Penny Hardaway is crafting his image

The new Memphis basketball coach hit the recruiting trail and caused a stir. Why is it important? We discuss that, recruiting, scheduling and more → Read More

J.B. Bickerstaff the right choice for the Memphis Grizzlies

J.B. Bickerstaff might not win the press conference, but he has won the right to coach the Grizzlies → Read More

Penny's hat? It's sold out. Why everything Hardaway touches is selling fast.

Penny Hardaway is creating a sale boom in Tiger merchandise → Read More

Mike Miller answers the big question: Why he chose Memphis

Mike Miller could live and work anywhere. Why did he choose Memphis? → Read More

Penny Hardaway is aiming high, as in national championship high for Memphis Tigers

Penny Hardaway's matter-of-fact confidence is exactly what Memphis needs → Read More

For Penny Hardaway and Memphis, timing was everything

Memphis pulled the plug on Tubby Smith a year before a lot of people thought it should. That timing has proven essential to Penny Hardaway's success. → Read More

It's a new day in Memphis, as Tyler Harris signs with Penny Hardaway

In a matter of weeks, new coach Penny Hardaway successfully landed Tyler Harris and Alex Lomax for Memphis Tigers basketball. → Read More

Tiger Basketball Podcast: Tyler Harris commits to Memphis, Larry Brown receives offer

On this edition, we react to Tyler Harris's decision to commit to Memphis, debate Larry Brown's potential hiring and provide a recruiting update. → Read More

Prediction: Marc Gasol, J.B. Bickerstaff, Chris Wallace return to lead Grizzlies playoff push

The Memphis Grizzlies aim to return to playoffs with Marc Gasol, J.B. Bickerstaff and Chris Wallace leading the charge → Read More

Get ready for historic Memphis golf moment and Phil, Jordan, Rickie, Rory, maybe even Tiger

A World Golf Championship will be massive for Memphis. Will Tiger Woods come? Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy should. → Read More

Calkins: Penny Hardaway packs 'em in at AutoZone Park

Fans turned out in droves for 1-cent tickets and a Penny Hardaway appearance at the Memphis Redbirds' home opener. → Read More