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The University of Memphis and the City of Memphis have announced plans to pursue a $150-200 million renovation of Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.

Memphis’ Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium Set for $150-200 Million Renovation

The home of Memphis Tigers football may be on track for an expensive facelift. The University of Memphis and the city of Memphis have announced plans to pursue a $150-200 million renovation of Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium to revitalize and modernize the 58,325-seat stadium, which was built in 1965. Priority elements of the wide-ranging project […]

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Memphis football had reduced capacity for football in the 2020 season. Photo from Memphis Athletics

Memphis’ Liberty Bowl on Verge of Renaming

The Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis will soon be called the Simmons Bank Memorial Stadium, city leaders announced Friday. The 58,325-seat venue is in the final stages of having its naming rights sold to the financial institution that is based in Arkansas. The Liberty Bowl is in the heart of Midtown and includes 40 […]

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Premier Rugby Sevens 2021 Event Heading to Memphis

Premier Rugby Sevens, a new league featuring the top U.S. Olympic rugby sevens athletes, has announced Memphis will host The PR7s Inaugural Championship at AutoZone Park on October 9. The league will showcase six men’s teams and four women’s teams playing multiple games through the championship game. Player announcements, team names and league partnerships will […]

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Memphis Plans ‘Liberty Park’ Anchored by Sports Event Center

A planned Memphis Sports & Events Center will be part of a multi-million dollar expansion of public space around the Liberty Bowl in the Tennessee city with more than 227,000 square feet for youth sports and events plus more. Plans for the destination include indoor basketball and volleyball courts that would be adaptable for wrestling, […]

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