Talking Sports: A Conversation with Chris Vernon

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In the first event of this year’s Memphis Centered lecture series, please join us for a visit by award-winning Memphis broadcaster Chris Vernon. Host of “The Chris Vernon Show” on ESPN Radio, as well as an on-air analyst for Fox Sports Tennessee's coverage of the Memphis Grizzlies, Vernon has become one of the city’s most popular and respected sports journalists. In conversation with Rhodes professor Michael Nelson, Vernon will discuss his life and work so far, as well as his thoughts on this important moment in the city’s sports history. It is sure to be an engaging and exciting event.
The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed. A reception will follow the event. 
For more information, please contact Dr. Charles Hughes at or 901-843-3379.