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The Sabres Foundation will donate $100,000 to the Resource Council of WNY, which operates the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Community Center. The donation will “support staffing and programming” (BUFFALO NEWS, 5/24).

Pat Riley purchased the condo brand new for $8.1M in ’18ONE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

BUYERS & SELLERS: Heat President PAT RILEY is selling his 3,948-square-foot condo at the Four Seasons Residences at the Surf Club in Surfside for $22.75M. Riley "purchased the condo brand new" for $8.1M in ’18. The condo features "four bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms." The Surf Club also is known for its “luxury hotel-style service, along with four pools and two high-end restaurants” (, 5/23)....Former Cubs P JON LESTER is now offering his former home in Graceland West in "two separate pieces" after it remained unsold more than a year on the market. Lester is asking $3.85M for the "five-bedroom, 7,000-square-foot house" and yesterday put the extra-wide side lot "on the market" at $1.15M. In April ‘21, he put the entire property “on the market at a little under $6 million” (, 5/23).

SBJ Morning Buzzcast: August 10, 2022

Endeavor sells minor league teams; Eddy Cue meets with MLS BOG; NFL eyes Black Friday game for '23

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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