Strickland: USFL can boost Memphis’ bid for state money

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 19, 2022 1:26 PM CT | Published: November 16, 2022 3:38 PM CT

Memphis Tourism’s Kevin Kane sees the Showboats as a vessel for positive exposure showcasing the city, which is seeking funding for its $684 million sports venue enhancement plan.


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Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.


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