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BeerGoggins’ Beer News – Liberty Bowl Now Selling Beer

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09.10.2009

University of Memphis Tigers University of Memphis Tigers fans saw a first Sunday night when their alma mater took on number 8-ranked Ole Miss.  No, the Tigers didn’t manage an upset; in fact, they lost 45 to 14 at home.  But for the first time ever, the defeated devotees were able to drown their sorrows — in beer.

Sunday night’s game marked the first U of M home game that allowed beer sales at the Liberty Bowl.  While not everyone in attendance was thrilled about the development (some still think beer-drinking at a football game is naughty), the decision to go through with beer sales earned Memphis $114,576.


The booze proceeds will go toward improvements in the Liberty Bowl itself.  The team plays at home again on Saturday, September 19 against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks and perhaps they’ll manage to win this one for their brewed-up fans.



Comments

  1. SD Lounger | Friday, September 11, 2009

    Hooray for beer, sales.


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