Weekend Rap

Speed Reads....

USATF has "moved the final day of its championship meet to a morning start" due to "temperatures projected to be in the mid-90s" today in Eugene, Ore. Today's USA Track and Field Championships '22 was scheduled to run from noon to 3:00pm PT, but will now begin at 10:30am (Eugene REGISTER-GUARD, 6/26).

DC United's 3-1 loss to Nashville SC yesterday at Audi Field came before an announced sellout of 19,325, the "largest home attendance figure since a sellout for Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s visit" with the Galaxy in August '19 (WASHINGTON POST, 6/26).

Ball Arena will "host a watch party" for Avalanche-Lightning Stanley Cup Final Game 6 today. Parking "will be free and concession stands will be open" (DENVER POST, 6/26).

The Bucks and Disney on Friday hosted a screening of "Rise" for Milwaukee community organizations Running Rebels, Journey House, Mentor Greater Milwaukee and Cream Skills Basketball Association. The film is based on the life story of Bucks F Giannis Antetokounmpo (, 6/25). "Rise" currently has an 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (SBJ).

SBJ Morning Buzzcast: August 12, 2022

FIFA shifts opener of World Cup; MLB shows well in Iowa; Broncos tab a new president and Boehly retains sports venue design pioneer.  

SBJ Unpacks: MLS All Star Week

Ahead of the MLS All-Star Game, Alex Silverman was joined by CBS Sports' Grant Wahl and World Soccer Talk's Christopher Harris to discuss the current state of MLS. Among the topics discussed: MLS All-Star MLS Expansion MLS-Apple Deal Future of MLS

SBJ I Factor: Jed York

SBJ I Factor: Jed York, presented by Allied Sports SBJ I Factor presented by Allied Sports features an interview with San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York. York is in his 17th year with the organization and his 12th as CEO. He is a two-time SBJ Forty Under 40 honoree as a member of the classes of 2012 and 2013. York talks with SBJ’s Abe Madkour about what he learned from growing up in the sports business, working in multiple departments at the team, the challenges of building Levi’s Stadium, and how his leadership style has evolved through the years. SBJ I Factor is a monthly podcast offering interviews with sports executives who have been recipients of one of the magazine’s awards, such as Forty Under 40, Game Changers and others.

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