County approves agreement to keep Grizzlies in Memphis through 2029

Agreement will require direct payments to franchise

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: April 11, 2022 6:30 PM CT | Published: April 11, 2022 3:49 PM CT

The County Commission Monday approved the agreement with Grizzlies to keep the team in Memphis through at least 2029.

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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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