By J.L. Schmidt
Statehouse Correspondent Nebraska Press Association 

Should state funds be used for Memorial Stadium updates?


November 9, 2023

There has been no formal request, but speculation runs high that the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Department may ask for funds to help with the planned $450 million renovation of Memorial Stadium.

Earlier this year the Legislature directed $30 million in state funds to Creighton University in Omaha, including millions to help the private school build new baseball and softball stadiums to accommodate needs for the annual College World Series. School officials said the baseball stadium would be available as a practice field for teams coming to the event which has a nearly $90 million...

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