Buckley: Here’s an idea to keep the Mid-South Coliseum still standing

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 21, 2022 7:35 PM CT | Published: October 21, 2022 12:19 PM CT
Tim Buckley
Daily Memphian

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.

If a soccer stadium is built where the Coliseum currently stands, it will be the last piece of the puzzle at Liberty Park, a $126 million mixed-use project on the old Fairgrounds site.


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