The Gary Parrish Show

Weekdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Gary Parrish is the award-winning national columnist for, 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 ” on 92.9 FM ESPN. Before moving to 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.

Listen to all of Gary's weekly segments:

  • 4:44 p.m. Weekdays: 4 Notable Stories at 4:44
  • 5:00 p.m. Weekdays: The Commercial Appeal's Geoff Calkins
  • 5:45 p.m. Weekdays: Dinner to Go
  • 4:20 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

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
  • #1 Sports Radio Show, 2017

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)