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Quick Hits....

“His trade swings not just the balance of power, but the entire structure of the league is going to change when a guy of that magnitude gets traded” -- ESPN’s Zach Lowe, on Nets F Kevin Durant requesting a trade (“NBA Today Free Agency Special,” ESPN, 6/30).\

“Today was the final day of the Supreme Court’s current term, and I got to say, thank God. This must be how the Jets feel when halftime finally arrives. ‘Well, at least we get 15 minutes where they can’t kick our asses’” -- NBC’s Seth Meyers (“Late Night,” NBC, 7/1).

“Thank you, Colorado Avalanche for winning the Stanley Cup in, well, a landslide” -- NBC’s Jimmy Fallon, on his “Thank You Notes” segment (“The Tonight Show,” NBC, 6/30).

SBJ Morning Buzzcast: August 8, 2022

Darren Eales departs United; MLB gets a boost at the gate this weekend; Tributes in Canton and Nick Faldo's tearful sign-off.

SBJ Spotlight: Warner Bros. Discovery

CNBC media reporter Alex Sherman joins SBJ’s John Ourand to discuss Warner Bros. Discovery’s streaming strategy. The two talk about the company’s interest in sports rights, with Sherman noting that the company is in a cost-cutting mode, which is one reason why it has not been active in media rights negotiations over the past several months.

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