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SBD/March 16, 2017/People and Pop Culture
Going Off The Grid: Execs Pick Their Bracket Champs, Pitch "30 For 30" Stories
Published March 16, 2017
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- USA Baseball COO David Perkins
– He's on Twitter 24/7/365.
- LST Marketing CEO John Lopes
– Referring to Kevin Spacey's character in "House of Cards," he likes to ask, "What would Frank do?"
- Accelerate Sports Founder & CEO Brent Lawrence
– "SNL" helps keep him current on pop culture.
- Vanderbilt Associate Vice Chancellor & Deputy AD Candice Lee
– Gets her pop culture news from Twitter and banter with colleagues.
|Going Off The Grid|
|Predict the NCAA tourney champion||Most egregious Oscars snub||3-4 words on the new 6:00pm "SportsCenter"||Superior dip: hummus, salsa or guacamole?||Story that should have its own "30 for 30" film|
|Arizona||"The Shawshank Redemption" not winning Best Picture in '94||Still haven't seen it||Salsa with cilantro||Story of Stephen Reich -- USA Baseball alumnus killed in action in Afghanistan in '05|
|Duke||Tom Hanks for "Sully"||"Da Da Da"||Salsa sans the cilantro||Army-Navy in '84. Players went on to distinguished military careers, risked it all for their country|
|Duke||Vlade Divac for years of exceptional flopping||Energized, sharp, fun||My hometown San Diego Guac!||"Greatest Shooters" with West, Bird, Reggie, Steph, etc.|
|UConn women||Denzel Washington in "Fences"||Hip, appealing, diverse||Hummus||Alice Coachman, track & field phenom. First African-American to win an Olympic medal ('48)|
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