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Duluth Trading Co. to title sponsor Cure Bowl

Workwear brand Duluth Trading Co. will be the title sponsor of the '22 Cure Bowl, ESPN Events and the Orlando Sports Foundation revealed. The next Duluth Trading Cure Bowl will be played the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 16 at Exploria Stadium -- home venue of Orlando City and NWSL Orlando Pride -- and will be televised nationally on ESPN. The game has affiliations with the American Athletic Conference, Sun Belt, Conference USA and Mid-American. The matchup will be announced Dec. 4. ESPN Events owns and operates 17 bowl games. The "Cure Bowl" moniker refers to the game's efforts to fight cancer (ESPN).

SBJ Morning Buzzcast: August 9, 2022

The end of the Bowlen era in Denver; Big Ten media deal close? Also, Jake Paul's venture in sports betting and Eck's walk-off.

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.

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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