Sports » Sports Feature

Grizzlies Searching for GM on eBay?

by

comment
"Memphis has been a home for every halfwit sports league from Canadian League Football to Donkey Basketball, with a stunning roster of defunct or departed teams -- The Showboats, the RiverKings, the Pharaohs, the Chicks, the Houn'dawgs, the Maniax, the Xplorers, the Blues, the Fire, the Hot Shots, the Tams, the Sounds, the Americans, the Rogues, the Rockers, and on and on and on.

"The pre-Titan Houston Oilers used Memphis like A-Rod uses handy blondes, popping down I-40 for football games and then scooting back to Nashville the moment the clock reached all zeroes. (Which led to the really embarrassing scene of Memphis standing out on Nashville's lawn screaming for the Titans to come out, and the Titans telling the kids to go to bed, nothing's wrong, and Nashville telling the Titans that if they didn’t get that WHORE off the lawn right now, they could just go LIVE with her on Beale Street, and…"

Read the rest of this extended riff about the Grizzlies "Search for a GM on eBay" from gonzo sportwriter Jay Busbee at Sports Gone South.

Add a comment