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Remembering The Glory Days Of The Bacardi Bowl In Havana

There's a good chance you'll stumble (if you haven't already) into one of the awful bowl games with tacky corporate sponsorships—Beef O'Brady's was last night, the Famous Idaho Potato was on Saturday, the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia is tonight—over the holiday season. But none of these sponsorships compares to the old Bacardi Bowl in Havana, Cuba, which was last played in 1946.

Listen to NPR's Mike Pesca explain, on this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up and Listen podcast.


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