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Grizzlies named 'best franchise in all sports'

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(WMC-TV) - The Memphis Grizzlies have everybody talking even before the first dribble of the season.

ESPN, the magazine, named the Grizzlies as the best franchise in all sports. This does include the NBA, NFL, Major League Baseball, and the NHL.

Some of the considered categories for this honor include affability, ownership, stadium experience, fan relations, and revenue directly from fans.

John Pugliese of the Memphis Grizzlies stated the franchise's new "Greater Memphis" billboard campaign will help the team build even a stronger relationship with the community.

"Greater Memphis is a evolution," stated Pugliese.

Important upcoming dates for the Grizzlies are as follows:

  • October 1st, training camp
  • October 7th, first pre-season game
  • October 30th, regular season opener
  • November 1st, home opener

Click here to view the promotion for the Grizzilies' youtube video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96qvM6Tmrbs&sns=em .

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