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Buckley: What’s this NIL deal really all about?

And why does it matter for the Tigers?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 24, 2022 8:45 AM CT | Published: November 23, 2022 3:29 PM CT
Tim Buckley
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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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