Memphis votes to give U of M Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 20, 2023 9:33 AM CT | Published: December 19, 2023 8:29 PM CT

The City Council voted 8-2-1 Tuesday, Dec. 19, to approve conveying ownership of the stadium to the U of M Auxiliary Services Foundation and $120 million in cash to help pay for $220 million in renovations. 


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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, he enjoys tennis, golf and reading.


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