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Gary Parrish

Gary Parrish is the award-winning national columnist for CBSSports.com, a regular on CBS College Sports (a 24-hour television network that reaches more than 20 million homes), and the host of “The Gary Parrish Show with Geoff Calkins” on 92.9 FM ESPN. Before moving to CBSSports.com in July 2006, Gary spent seven years as a staff writer at The Commercial Appeal, where he mostly covered Memphis basketball. He is best known as the reporter who uncovered "The Albert Means Recruiting Scandal" that placed Alabama on probation and led to the conviction of Logan Young, the first booster ever convicted of a federal crime for essentially buying a prospect.
Parrish is a native of Horn Lake and University of Memphis graduate.

Connect with Gary Parrish
Listen to all of Gary's weekly segments:
- 4:44 p.m. Weekdays: 4 Notable Stories at 4:44
- 5 p.m. Weekdays: The Commercial Appeal's Geoff Calkins
- 5:45 p.m. Weekdays: Dinner to Go
- 5:20 p.m. Tuesdays: Local Basketball Insider Keith Easterwood
- 5:20 p.m. Wednesdays: CBSSports.com National Columnist Gregg Doyel
- 5:20 p.m. Thursdays: Recruiting Insider John Martin
- 4:20 p.m. Fridays: Dan Wolken of USA Today
- 5:20 p.m. Fridays: Harvard Vs. Horn Lake Trivia

Click here to listen to Gary's podcasts.

Memphis Sport Magazines M Awards, 2012
Favorite Local Sports Radio Personality
Favorite Local Sports Radio Program
Favorite Sports Talk Radio Segment (Harvard vs. Horn Lake)
Best Local Sports Twitter
Best Hair

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Readers Poll
#2 Best Sports Radio Show, 2013
#3 Best Radio Show Talk, 2013
#2 Best Drive Time Show, 2013
#2 Best Radio Show Talk, 2012
#2 Best Drive Time Show, 2012
Best Sports Radio Show, 2010, 2011 and 2012

National Awards
First place in breaking news (Associated Press Sports Editors in 2005)
Second place in columns (United States Basketball Writers Association in 2010)
Second place in general sports reporting (Society of Professional Journalists in 2001)
Fourth place in sports investigative reporting (Associated Press Sports Editors in 2001)
Fifth place in columns (United States Basketball Writers Association in 2009)

Brad Carson, Exec Producer of the Gary Parrish Show & Director Branding/Sports Programming for 92.9 FM ESPN & ESPN 790 AM
Brad Carson’s 20-year radio career has taken him through Illinois , Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Memphis. After interning at Y98 in Saint Louis with the Phillips and Company Morning Show as Asst. Producer while working at WONC-FM and working full-time in at WSMI-AM/FM during his time at North Central College, Brad moved to Vegas to work at top-rated KMXB-FM and KMZQ-FM while finishing his Master’s at UNLV. In 2000 Carson moved to Atlantic City to program WKOE-FM, and later signed on WIXM-FM. In 2004, Carson moved to Memphis to program 94.1 The Buzz and do mornings w/Dana Fox. Carson signed on 92.9 FM ESPN in 2009 and later signed on 4-local shows as WMFS rose to become one of the Top-20 Sports Station Radio Station’s in America (Nielsen, Men 25-54). Brad spends his free time with his family, going to live music and sporting events, supporting charities like St. Jude & SRVS, producing voiceovers for national TV clients like Comcast Northeast/GCV Productions, & DJ’ing for Entercom-Memphis stations like 94.1 The Wolf & FM 100.  

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